Chris qualified in Dentistry from the University of Leeds in 2003. Following vocational dental training in the Yorkshire region, he gained experience in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, General Dental practice, the Community dental service and Paediatric Dentistry before taking a gap year to travel and provide dental care in remote communities in the Peruvian Andes. On his return to the UK, he taught at Leeds Dental Institute prior to further experience in Paediatric Dentistry at Sheffield Dental Hospital.
He completed his three-year Specialist Orthodontic training at Bristol Dental Hospital and the Royal United Hospital, Bath, gaining Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011 and completing a Doctoral Degree. He undertook advanced Orthodontic training to Consultant level at York Hospital and Leeds Dental Institute and has been a Consultant in Orthodontics at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield since 2014.
His main area of clinical interest is in treating severe orthodontic problems including patients with missing teeth, impacted teeth and those requiring jaw surgery along with developing innovative and aesthetic solutions for patients to improve the dental appearance.
He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Training Programme Director for Dental Core trainees at Pinderfields Hospital. He is also a reviewer for several dental/orthodontic journals and is actively involved in the British Orthodontic Society being a committee member of the Consultant Orthodontic Group.
Chris currently provides private Specialist Orthodontic treatment at Dental Excellence Harewood, Orthokind in York and The Orthodontic centre in Leeds, using a range of aesthetic appliances.
Chris is married to Amy, and has 2 young children