Maria studied Dentistry at the University of London and qualified in 1995. She joined Bamford Dental Practice in April 2016 and is a Consultant and Specialist in Orthodontics who became a Practice Principal the following year.
Maria completed her Specialist and Consultant training in Birmingham, winning National and European awards along the way.
She has won the Aesthetic dentistry award for the best interdisciplinary case for 2 consecutive years 2014 and 2015.
Maria enjoys treating children and adults and provides a full range of treatment options including aesthetic braces such as Invisalign, in addition to the more conventional ceramic and metal brackets.
Maria’s other clinical interests include orthognathic surgery (surgery to correct jaw discrepancies) and the use of temporary anchorage devices (miniscrews).
Maria is actively involved in research and is currently undertaking a clinical trial in South Manchester. Maria lectures and trains Orthodontists to become Specialists and Consultants.
Maria is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, British Lingual Orthodontic Society and is currently on the British Orthodontic Society Research and Development Committee.
When not working, Maria enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, running, yoga, tennis and umpiring lacrosse matches.