Dr Wood, Orthodontic Specialist
GDC No. 48865 – Obtained in the United Kingdom
Dr Wood’s loves his career as an orthodontist and his passion for his work is still as high as when he first began.
Dr Wood began his education in dentistry at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1975. Alongside his studies, his duties included being a junior houseman and he was actively involved in periodontology from 1975 to 1976. Upon qualifying in 1980 he gained his first job in the field at the maxillofacial surgery at Derby Hospital. It was this position that first brought him to the East Midlands. He worked there from 1980-81 while at the same time passing on his knowledge as a lecturer to teach and inspire students.
1982 – The move to Nottingham
In 1982 Dr Wood moved to our great city of Nottingham to join the primary Orthodontic Practice in the region, having been established in the 1950s.
Here he would increase his skill and experience, learning from his peers and through actively serving his patients for 6 years.
In 1988 Dr Wood set his up his own practice, directly across the road from our building, at no. 26 Regent Street. Here honed his craft for 33 years, perfecting smiles across generations of the same family in many cases. In the year 2000, Dr Wood was placed on the newly formed specialist registrar of orthodontics, a testament to his skill in the field.
2013 – Our Practice Opens
In 2013, with the exciting developments in dentistry, new innovations in digital treatment planning and an ever growing number of patients, Dr Wood moved his team to a larger, custom designed space with a progressive vision. This is what you now know as East Midlands Orthodontics.
His vision was to create a practice where not only the results and customer care were paramount but the overall experience would be something special. This he did by bringing together the right mix of people, all with their specialised skills and talents to make this a reality. Dr Woods skill is in his craft and desire to deliver the very best results for his patients. Seeing the progression of each of his patients from their first appointment to their last. The joy of seeing their smile at the end is still the driving force behind his career.
Tradition and Progression
With new exciting orthodontic treatment systems always being developed, Dr Wood’s passion is exploring all of these so he can always offer the very best for each of his patients.
Dr Wood has the deepest respect for all systems knowing each have their place. His skill, as a specialist orthodonstist, is having the educated and intuitive expertise to advise on, and then use, the best methods for each individual.