The Orthodontic & Aesthetics Clinic
74 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham
Dr Rippon Sanghera
Rippon qualified from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ in London in 2003. She had an interest in surgery and this led to her spending 9 years training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She spent 5 years as a Specialty Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in various hospitals in the South East including Royal London Hospital, where she was also a Honorary Clinical lecturer and involved in undergraduate dental training. In this time, she also obtained her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In 2012 at a London Conference, Rippon was awarded the Associate Fellow’s Prize by the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, for the best presentation of a clinical study, she had conducted in third molar surgery at the Royal London Hospital. She has been an examiner for the General Dental Council / Royal College of Surgeons London for 9 years, examining overseas dentists and continues to examine.
Through Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Rippon’s interest in jaw surgery, this led her path to specialising in Orthodontics. She undertook higher specialist training in Orthodontics at Birmingham Dental Hospital and Worcestershire Royal Hospital. As part of her training, she also completed a Masters in Research, looking at the self-esteem and quality of life in patients undergoing jaw surgery. She successfully completed training and was awarded a Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and is recognised as a Specialist in Orthodontics with the General Dental Council.
Rippon works in both NHS and Private practice in Gloucestershire and the Midlands. After qualifying, she continued to work as an Orthodontist at Birmingham Dental Hospital, where she dealt with an array of complex cases including surgical. She has a keen interest in aesthetic Orthodontics including Invisalign, treating mild to complex cases and experienced in Invisalign Teen. She loves keeping up to date with the constant changes and advancement in Orthodontics using an array of digital systems, designed to make life easier for patients and making that new smile easily accessible.
With her experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rippon has completed training in Advanced Facial Aesthetics. Specialist Orthodontists are taught a higher level of training in facial proportions and facial balance and Rippon enjoys enhancing natural beauty and facial rejuvenation.
In her spare time, Rippon is kept busy with her young dog and enjoys exploring the Cotswolds with him, one of his favourite spots being Leckhampton Hill.
To find out more about the different types of braces that we offer at The Orthodontic and Aesthetics Clinic in Cheltenham, please do speak to one of our friendly team to book an introductory appointment.