Liz HopkinsRegistered Specialist in Orthodontics and Director of Orthodontic Team Training Ltd BDS, FDSRCSEd, DDORCPS, PGCertMedEd, FHEA, FDTFEd
Director of Orthodontic Therapy, University of Warwick
Module Leader of Clinical Practice, MSc Orthodontics, University of Warwick,
Director of Orthodontic Team Training
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Trainers
Liz graduated as a Dentist from The University of Birmingham in 1980; and undertook 5 years specialist training at The Birmingham Dental Hospital, Burton on Trent District and General Hospitals in the Oral and Maxillofacial departments. She secured a post as Registrar at the Birmingham Children's Hospital and attained the Fellowship in Dental Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1984. Undertaking further specialised training she achieved her specialist qualification in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1986.
Liz took over the Newton Abbot specialist orthodontic practice whilst still in her 20’s, which enabled her to spend 30+ years further developing the business. She relocated the practice three times, all within the Devon Square area, to allow for expansion and improved facilities, and to be able to adapt the delivery of patient care in line with changing needs. Locally she has been involved in orthodontic provision of care with South Devon's Local Orthodontic Committee, Managed Clinical Network and as a member of the Peninsula Orthodontic Study Group. She has also been the Devon representative on the South West Regional MCN. She was recognised as a Damon system specialist and lectured in both the UK and abroad on it’s exciting clinical advances.
She is also a member of the Orthodontic Specialists Group of British Orthodontic Society, an International Member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the World Federation of Orthodontists, and British Dental Association. She has a strong ongoing commitment to continuing professional development worldwide to ensure provision of the most advanced Orthodontic treatment available. Liz is Director of Orthodontic Therapy, Orthodontic Team Training, Module Lead MSc in Orthodontics University of Warwick, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Trainers Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She is involved in training and integration of education for the extended duty orthodontic team. OTT has achieved BDA good practice and Investors in People recognition as a mark of its commitment to such training and development.View Liz on LinkedIn