Meet our team

Find out more about our specialist team at Circus Orthodontics. We can help you achieve a healthy smile in Bath.

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      Rachel Worrall

      Specialist Orthodontist

      GDC No.112771

      BDS (2007) MFDS RCS MsC MOrth (2013) RCS Eng

      Rachel graduated in 2007 as dentist from Bristol University . She has over 15 years of clinical experience and has been a specialist orthodontist since 2013. After graduating as a dentist she worked in London as part of specialist MaxilloFacial Oral Surgery and paediatric dentistry teams at Great Ormond Street, UCH and The Royal London Hospitals. During this time she continued 5 more years of specialist post graduate training at The Royal London Hospital. She gained her Membership to The Faculty of Dental Surgery and a Masters in Science (Msc) in Orthodontics. She was then invited to join The Royal College of Surgeons. Her orthodontic research won the British Orthodontic Society Hawley Russell research prize and she has presented at both The European and British Orthodontic Society Conferences.

      Rachel has recently moved from London to the southwest and now works in both NHS and Private specialist orthodontic practices in Bath and London. She enjoys using the latest aesthetic techniques including both traditional metal, iconix and clear fixed braces and removable brace systems such as Invisalign. She is a member of The British Orthodontic Society and is on the specialist list at The Royal College of Surgeons and the General Dental Council.

      Rachel loves to spend her spare time skiing, visiting art exhibitions and spending time with her husband and 2 young children.

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      John Kerrigan

      Specialist Orthodontist

      GDC No.68214

      MSc BDS FDSRCS(Eng) MOrthRCS (Edin)

      John studied Dentistry at the University of Bristol, qualifying in 1992. He gained post-graduate experience in various fields of dentistry including oral surgery, restorative dentistry and providing dental care for adults and children with special needs. He achieved the Fellowship in Dental Surgery in 1995 and returned to Bristol for his 3-year specialist orthodontic training program. John was awarded first prize at the British Orthodontic Conference in 1999 for his research into palate development. John is married with two children and joined Circus Orthodontics in 1999. He is registered with the General Dental Council as an orthodontic specialist and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society.

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      Phil Cooper


      BDS DDS MFDS MOrth

      GDC No. 245244

      Phil graduated in dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2013. After completing vocational training in Stroud, he spent a year working in paediatric dentistry for a year at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London followed by two years spent working in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Liverpool. He returned to the South West with his wife, also a dentist, to embark on Specialist Training in Orthodontics.

      He completed his specialist training at Bristol Dental Hospital and the Royal United Hospital in Bath, graduating with a Doctorate (DDS) in Orthodontics at the University of Bristol and Membership in Orthodontics awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is on the GDC Specialist List for Orthodontics and holds membership of the British Orthodontic Society.

      In his spare time Phil enjoys spending time with his two young sons. He is a keen skier and enjoys playing tennis on the rare occasion he gets the time

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      Hilary Coleman

      Senior Dental nurse

      GDC No.122261

      Hilary is our Principal Orthodontic Nurse joining the team in 2001. She gained her nursing qualification in 1976 and worked at The Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, Brighton in the Orthodontic Department. Following a career break to raise her 4 children she returned to the Community Dental Service in 2001 working with special needs patients and later joined Circus Orthodontics. Hilary is an enthusiastic and committed nurse with a calm and caring nature. Her interests include; jogging, cooking, decorating and supporting her son at his cycle races.

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      Holly Charlwood

      Dental nurse

      GDC No.292790

      Holly qualified in 2020 and then did further courses in impression taking, radiography and orthodontic nursing.

      Her future goal is to become an Orthodontic Therapist.

      Outside of work she enjoys reading, fitness and spending time with her boyfriend and her cat.

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      Katie Rolfe


      Having served 23 years working for the Ministry of Defence Katie joined Circus Orthodontics in 2004. In her spare time she is a keen collector of antiques, loves eating out, collecting and going to antique fairs.

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      Ruth Harvey


      Ruth joined Circus orthodontics in 2018. She has previously worked as a dental nurse and has since enjoyed a successful career in customer service, training and coaching. Ruth loves cooking and entertaining family and friends at her home.

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