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Our Team

Robert Irvine BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), MSc (Lond), MOrth RCS (Edin) GDC Registration no 67746
Robert qualified from Glasgow University Dental School in 1992 and worked as a general dentist for seven years before starting postgraduate education in the hospital service.

He completed his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2000. Robert entered the orthodontic specialist training programme at Guys Hospital London graduating with a Masters Degree from University London and his Membership in Orthodontics from The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2003. His Masters Degree research was published in the Journal of Orthodontics in 2004.

Following entry to the Orthodontic Specialist List in 2003 Robert worked in Specialist Orthodontic Practice in Edinburgh for 5 years prior to opening Borders Orthodontics in 2008.

Una Cassidy BDS GDC Registration no 70096
Una qualified from Edinburgh University Dental School in 1994. Having completed her vocational training in 1995 she spent a year working as a general dentist. Since then Una has spent the last 17 years working as an assistant in orthodontic practice.

Josephine Rodgers Dip Orth RCSEd Registration no 243458

Josephine joined Borders Orthodontics in August 2011 as a trainee Dental Nurse. She trained with Telford College in Edinburgh and qualified in May 2013. She then went on to gain her qualification in Dental Radiography in February 2014 and in 2016 she was given the opportunity to train as an Orthodontic Therapist at Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals, qualifying in June 2017.  She has been enjoying her new role as Orthodontic Therapist and Practice Manager since.