Dental Treatment and COVID-19

Following the announcement by the government on 28th May, we are incredibly pleased and excited to announce that we will be re-opening our practice soon!

At Dentalcare Group patient safety and comfort is of paramount importance, and we have spent the time during closure upgrading the clinic and introducing the following measures to keep our patients and staff SAFER than ever.

The clinic as you are aware has always been a very clean and safe environment. However, we have placed hand sanitisers at entry points, upgraded our PPE and redesigned the patient journey in line with social distancing.

We will be conducting pre-screening tests of patients which is likely to include taking your temperature on arrival.

We have had to cancel numerous appointments since the lockdown began 3 months ago and will initially be prioritising appointments for our existing patients who have had dental emergencies or appointments cancelled, in order of urgency. Please do not attend the clinic unless you have an appointment.

We thank you all for your patience during this difficult time and look forward to seeing you again soon!

We will be in touch as soon as we are ready to see you!

Meet the Team

at West Swindon Orthodontics

West Swindon Orthodontics Team

Your dental team is made up of highly qualified, experienced, friendly professionals that care about you and your dental health. Here is some more information about the team:

Arash Naseri, MFDS

Arash Naseri, MFDS

Orthodontist - GDC No 100202.

Arash’s thesis for his dental doctorate focused on research in orthodontics, followed by considerable experience and three years post graduate study.

A respected specialist and member of the British Orthodontic Society, Arash supports patients with the most complex orthodontic needs. He is equally at home providing exceptional aesthetic results and is a leading Invisalign practitioner.

Claire Gillespie

Claire Gillespie

Orthodontic Operations Manager - GDC No 110921.

Claire trained as a Dental Nurse in 1986 for an Orthodontic Practice in Berkshire , during her 33 years with this company, as it grew into a successful Orthodontic group across the Home Counties, she progressed to Head Nurse/Receptionist, Practice manager, Group Practice Manager and then Operations Manager.

Claire joined Dentalcare as their Orthodontic Operations Manager in March 2019, overseeing their new Orthodontic Departments. In her spare time she is a keen horse rider and enjoys walking the dog.

Teresa Cowling

Teresa Cowling

Orthodontic Therapist - GDC 123345

Tess became a dental nurse at the age of 17 and enjoyed the challenge and variety of the role.
In her wish to progress her career, Tess qualified as a Dental Nurse, which was followed by an Orthodontic Nursing qualification.

In January 2011 Tess joined a specialist orthodontic practice and in 2012 was awarded the Diploma in Orthodontic therapy.

As an Orthodontic Therapist Tess finds guiding nervous patients through their treatment and achieving a great smile particularly rewarding.

Tess also enjoys mentoring dental nurse through their further qualifications and spending time travelling the country in her Campervan.

Aleksandra Minkovski

Aleksandra Minkovski

Orthodontic Practice Coordinator

Alex holds a degree on interdisciplinary studies in public administration and has experience in providing high quality customer service.

The combination is perfect for her role, efficient support delivered in a way which is helpful to patients. Alex understands how important accurate information is to them, along with ensuring her colleagues are equally informed on their needs.

Maya Thapa

Maya Thapa

Dental/Orthodontic Nurse - GDC 263887.

Maya is always happy to meet new people. She enjoys being an orthodontic nurse and seeing the results.

Tracey Murray

Tracey Murray

Orthodontic Patient Coordinator

Tracey has worked within the Dental Industry for over 10 years as a Receptionist, Head Receptionist and Assistant Practice Manager.  Joining Dentalcare’s Orthodontic Team in 2020, is looking forward to building relationships with patients and assisting them along their Orthodontic journey.

Tracey has 2 children and in her spare time, enjoys shopping, weekends away and following her son around nationally playing football.

Meghan Franklin

Meghan Franklin

Orthodontic admin assistant

Meghan is currently in her second year of university studying Psychology. Working as an admin assistant alongside the Orthodontic team is proving invaluable experience and is helping her gain a wide range of skills. She loves meeting new people and spending time with her little puppy Bailey.

Our values at West Swindon Orthodontics





Our Vision is based on the 4Ps at West Swindon Orthodontics

Why Choose West Swindon Orthodontics

  • 0% finance available
  • Flexibility; early morning, late afternoon and on Saturday appointments, so you never have to take time off work
  • A highly experienced and qualified team of professionals
  • Wide range of dental services to help patients achieve beautiful and healthy teeth
  • Options for nervous patients
  • Working towards digital dentistry – so no more impressions
  • Family friendly