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Mary McGovern has been working in dentistry for over twenty years. She helps to ensure the smooth day to day running of the practice, providing support to the dental team and ensuring compliance with all guidelines and regulations, she is registered with the General Dental Council.
Mary is always available to give help and advise to our patients and is happy to answer any questions you may have. She welcomes all feedback.
Emily has been part of the Harpenden Orthodontics team since 2015 and became a treatment coordinator in 2017. She is here to guide you through every step of your treatment and will be here to greet you at your initial consultation and answer any questions you may have.
Suzanne is responsible to ensure our team delivers excellent customer care and understand the processes to follow. She is also a dental nurse with 10 years experience of managing a dental practice. She has been the treatment coordinator since 2016 and supported many customers in starting their treatment.
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Claire joined Harpenden Orthodontics in 2003 as an Orthodontic Nurse. She then went on to become Private Orthodontic Nurse for Dr Pieter van Heerden and Senior Orthodontic Nurse. In 2005, she gained her NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing; her Certificate in Dental Radiography 2011and in 2010 she qualified in Oral Health Education. In 2011 Claire won one of just 16 places at the University of Central Lancashire to study for her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy and obtained her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in July 2012.
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Amy joined Harpenden Orthodontics in 2010 as an Orthodontic Nurse, working specifically as Pieter van Heerden’s Private Nurse. In 2011, she gained her NVQ level 3 in Dental Nursing. In 2012 Amy won one of just 16 places at the University of Central Lancashire to study for her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy and obtained her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in July 2013.
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Chloe joined Harpenden Orthodontics in 2009 and initially spent time in the administration team. In 2011, she gained her NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing; Certificate in taking of dental impressions; Certificate in Dental Radiography 2011; and in 2012 achieved her Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing. Chloe won a place at Warwick University, one of just 10 available, and is graduated with her diploma in Orthodontic Therapy in August 2014. Chloe also works at our partner practice in St Albans.
Eloise van Heerden
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Eloise joined Harpenden Orthodontics in 2012 and initially spent time in the management and treatment co-ordinator teams. In 2014, she gained her diploma in Dental Nursing. She completed her Certificate in Dental Radiography and Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing in 2015. Eloise won a place at Warwick University, one of just 10 available, and graduated with her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy in August 2016 and received an outstanding student award.