Meet the team

At The Old School House Orthodontic Centre our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Ghite Bhavra Clinician Gdc Number 56864, Kettering

Ghite Bhavra

Specialist Orthodontist
MOrth 2000, MSc (London) 2000, MFDP (UK) 1993, BDS (London) 1982, LDS RCS (England) 1982
GDC No. 56864

Ghite studied dentistry at The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel and graduated in 1982. He then spent his time in General dental practice and developed his own multi-dental practice on the Ise Lodge Estate, Kettering from 1983 to 1993. He started gaining his orthodontic experience working as clinical assistant at Kettering General Hospital since 1982, and still works as honorary consultant to present day.

He started his orthodontic practice in 1993 located in Burton Latimer and later moved to Dryden Street and developed the specialist orthodontic multi-practice. He achieved his postgraduate orthodontic training programme at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London. In 2000 he was awarded a Master of Science degree with distinction and a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England allowing him to be registered as a specialist orthodontist with the General Dental council.

Ghite was the principal of The Old School House Orthodontic  practice. He presented his research project at the British Orthodontic Conferences and was a prizewinner.He is a mentor and supervises orthodontic training. He is a member of the Consultant Orthodontic Group and Orthodontic Specialist Group of British Orthodontic Society,  British Dental Association, Fellow of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners at the Royal College of Surgeons and Asian Odontological Group.  He also sits on the Local Northampton Dental Committee, Milton Keynes and Northampton Orthodontic Managed Clinical Network and the board of Portman Dental Care. He is a trustee of Kettering Old Grammar School Foundation and Chitrakoot Project (UK) looking after cleft care in India.

Outside work Ghite is very keen on travelling, sports, socialising, entertaining and is involved working with local charities. He is married to Amrit and they have five lovely children.

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David Manger

Clinician
BDS (Wales) 1987, RCS (England) 2010
GDC No. 62208

David qualified from Cardiff dental school in 1987 and gained his Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics, from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 2010.

He is an active member of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), having been chairman of its Practitioner Group. David is now the Honorary Treasurer for the Society, is a member of its Executive committee and a Trustee. He has been involved with submissions from the BOS to NHSE and the CDO regarding the new orthodontic contracts.

David has chaired several sessions at the BOS Conference and also the 8th International Orthodontic Congress held in London in 2015. In 2014 he received a Special Service Award from the Society in recognition of his contribution to the BOS.

As Secretary of the Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes Orthodontic MCN he helped develop the standardised orthodontic referral form, which has been suggested as a template for a national referral document.

David is married to Deborah who also works in Northamptonshire as the Clinical Director of Specialist Services and a Deputy Medical Director. Deborah is a specialist in Special Care dentistry and has been asked to sit on numerous national panels.

Outside work, David enjoys family life with Deborah and their son, Jeremy. David is a keen cyclist, plays hockey and tennis and snowboards. As a family, they like foreign travel and fine dining.

Andras Iffiu

Andras Iffiu

Specialist Orthodontist
DMD Semmelweis University 2005
GDC NO. 170143

Andras graduated as a dentist with distinction from Semmelweis University in 2005. After becoming a specialist orthodontist he stayed at the University treating complex orthodontic cases, undertaking research and teaching orthodontics in Hungarian, English and German. He also holds an MSc degree in biomedical engineering.

Several European grants supported him in his search for excellence in dentistry and orthodontics abroad including internships (Germany, Croatia) and more extensive training (Sweden, France). He regularly participates in international conferences, congresses, meetings, workshops and courses to make sure he is up-to-date with the latest advancements of the profession.

Andras is on the specialist list of the GDC. He is a member of the British, British Lingual, Europian and Hungarian Orthodontic Societies.  He is a certified Invisalign and Incognito provider.

Besides clinical excellence, he is a proud father who enjoys photography, Argentine tango and languages. He speaks English, French, German and Hungarian.

George Georgescu

George Georgescu

Specialist Orthodontist
CAROL DAVILA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, (BUCHAREST) 2006
GDC NO. 191488

George gained his dental degree in 2006 from Carol Davila Medical University, Bucharest and he is a specialist Orthodontist on the specialist registrar. He has been registered with the GDC since 2010.

From the beginning of his career he has developed a keen interest in Orthodontics. He has completed the Certificate in Orthodontics at Warwick university and an MSc in Orthodontics at Carol Davila.

He is an Invisalign provider since 2013, certified in WIN Lingual Orthodontics,Damon System, MBT and Myobrace.

He is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and European Orthodontic  Society.

In the spare time he enjoys travelling, theatre and playing squash.

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Julian O'Neil

Consultant Orthodontist
FFD RCS Irel 1984, BDS (Belf) 1987, Dorth RCS (Eng) 1987, MSc (Lond) 1987, Morth RCS (Eng) 1988
GDC No. 52131

Julian studied at Queens University, Belfast; and underwent his orthodontic training at The Eastman Dental Hospital, London. He was a Senior Registrar at The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

Since becoming a consultant 22 years ago, he has been a Clinical Director in his Hospital Trust. He was Chairman of the British Orthodontic Society Clinical Effectiveness Committee from 2002 – 2006 and remains a member of the BOS international committee. He was President of the Federation of European Orthodontists and is currently President of the European Federation of Orthodontic Specialists Associations. He is a member of the Evidence Based Dentistry Board and is an active member of The Angle Society of Europe. In 2006 he became a member of the European Board of Orthodontics, by examination.

Julian has been part of the clinical team involved in the Manchester randomised trials group as well as organising research in his own department. He is an examiner for the Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He continues to teach trainee orthodontists in collaboration with The Eastman Dental Hospital.   His main professional interests are adult orthodontic treatment and orthodontics with surgery. He is married with three children and enjoys cycling, tennis and adventurous travel.

Irina Mannima Munius Decontamination Nurse, Kettering

Irina Mannima-Munius

Decontamination Nurse

Carol Childs Nurse Gdc Number 161544, Kettering

Carol Childs

Dental nurse
Verified competency in Dental Nursing
GDC No. 161544

Dawn Kemp Nurse Gdc Number 128581, Kettering

Dawn Kemp

Dental nurse
Verified experience in Dental Nursing
GDC No. 128581

Tina George Nurse Gdc Number 128577, Kettering

Tina George

Dental nurse
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 2001
GDC No. 128577

Kimberley Howard Practice Manager, Kettering

Kimberley Howard

Practice Manager

Imogen Clements Head Receptionist Gdc Number 128586, Kettering

Imogen Clements

Head receptionist
Verified experience in Dental Nursing
GDC No. 128586

Lisa Essam Receptionist, Kettering

Lisa Essam

Receptionist

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