Chichester team – Our team | Pallant Orthodontics

The Chichester Team

Tony Rickwood

Tony Rickwood

Business Manager / CQC Registered Manager

Tony is the CQC registered manager of Pallant Orthodontics. In this role he is responsible for our patients' orthodontic treatment journey, compliance of the significant regulation associated with medical practice, and managing the Pallant Orthodontics team. Tony oversaw the CQC inspection in 2015 and implemented the application for the BDA’s Good Practice scheme.
Tony is particularly proud of the teamwork at Pallant Orthodontics and the positive feedback we constantly receive from our patients.
In his spare time, Tony is a family man and enjoys good company and photography.

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Emily Bater

Emily Bater

Orthodontic Therapist

GDC No: 226754

Emily completed her Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy at Leeds University in 2014. She has gained experience working in several NHS and private orthodontic practices before being recruited by Pallant Orthodontics. Emily particularly enjoys and excels at the new digital techniques that are offered at Pallant Orthodontics, including Invisalign and digital bracket placement. She enjoys seeing how these new techniques can help enhance patient outcomes.
Outside of work Emily is busy doing charity work for her church. She enjoys travelling and experiencing new cultures. Canada and Alaska are next on the list of places to visit!

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Dr Miceala Salcedo

Dr Miceala Salcedo

Dentist with Special Interest in Orthodontics

GDC No: 118834

Micaela qualified as a dentist from Complutense University of Madrid in 2007. In 2008 she moved to the UK, where she has gained extensive experience working in NHS and private practice. Over the years she has developed a passion for orthodontics and she is near completing her postgraduate MSc orthodontic training at Warwick University. She is also a certified Invisalign provider.
Her favourite part of the job is being able to witness her patients progress in their treatment journey: ‘It is most rewarding to see how a new and beautiful smile improves patients’ confidence and changes their lives’.
Outside of work, Micaela enjoys spending time with her family and friends, visiting new places and going out for long walks in the beautiful British countryside

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Rachel King

Rachel King

Orthodontic Therapist / Dental Hygienist

GDC No: 141771

Rachel undertook a 3 year bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy and graduated in her home town of Portsmouth in 2009. After a short time in general practice Rachel decided to pursue the area of dentistry that she was passionate about and undertook the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy studying at University of Bristol and qualifying in 2011. She now works in her preferred role as an Orthodontic Therapist, joining the Pallant team in 2019.
Rachel has a young family and loves time spent on days out with her boys. She also enjoys theatre and comedy performances and beach walks with ice cream!

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Sonia Barron

Sonia Barron

Head Dental Nurse

GDC No. 203375

Sonia has been qualified since 2011 and has had a varied career making her one our of most experienced dental nurses. Since joining us she has completed her dental radiography and been promoted to head nurse. In this role she is an effective communicator, organiser and standard bearer. An expert trainer Sonia was instrumental in teaching the new Bognor team our processes and protocols for 3 months before they opened as well as running her own team.
Outside of work Sonia leads a busy family life and loves socialising.

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Grace Ridge-Edwards

Grace Ridge-Edwards

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 272711

Grace qualified as a dental nurse in 2017 and joined the Chichester team in 2018. Grace’s warm and friendly personality settles any nerves very quickly. She is a fast learner and has been studying for her radiography exam coming up in September. You will also hear from Grace either from her encouraging hand written notes or via the dental monitoring app from time to time.
Outside of work Grace is a keen equestrian who loves woodland walks with her horse Theo.

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Kelly Doody

Kelly Doody

Treatment Coordinator & Dental Nurse

GDC No: 251689

Kelly qualified as a dental nurse in 2012 and worked in several practices in Sussex before joining Pallant Orthodontics in 2015. Kelly is qualified to take x-rays and is highly skilled at using our digital intra-oral scanner. As a dental nurse, Kelly is responsible for chairside nursing, decontamination duties, oral hygiene education and taking clinical records. She also supports Corene visiting schools and clubs to promote oral-health. In her role as a treatment coordinator Kelly can talk you through your treatment options and explain how we can help with your smile.
Outside of work, Kelly enjoys socialising, but spends much of her spare time renovating her new house.

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Julia Emms

Julia Emms

Dental Nurse

Julia joined the Pallant team in 2019, primarily based in our Chichester practice, Julia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her dental nursing background. Julia is a bubbly, friendly, personable member of the team and always makes our patients feel at ease with her beaming smile. Outside of work you will find Julia’s social life is non-stop, she is the party of our practice!

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Eve Skelton

Eve Skelton

Dental Nurse

GDC No: TBC

Eve’s calming, personable nature is also the heartbeat of our Chichester practice. Eve joined the Pallant team in 2019 to pursue her dream career as a dental nurse, she is now almost at the end of her training ‘the Pallant way’. Eve has an incredible way of making our patients feel at ease whilst also never letting the minor details go amiss. Outside of work, Eve loves exploring the big outdoors with her husband and enjoying time with family and friends.

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Hannah Reid

Hannah Reid

Receptionist – Service advisor

Hannah simply bubbles with enthusiasm, she is bold, intelligent and a natural people person. She joined the team in 2019 and has constantly looked to improve our customer service offer. You will likely meet Hannah on reception or on the phone as this is where she loves to be. Hannah likes to get things right for every patient and works really hard at exceeding expectations wherever possible. Hannah has taken up Invisalign treatment with us so she can showcase how discreet clear aligners really are and to fully understand how it feels to be a patient.
Outside of work Hannah is a busy family person who also can be seen at Goodwood as an event organiser.

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Glenda Smith

Glenda Smith

Finance Manager /Senior Administrator

Glenda is a role model for patient care at Pallant Orthodontics. She takes pride in knowing each patient personally, building relationships over the course of their treatment. Her complete understanding of the business ensures the practice runs smoothly and patients are well informed. Previously involved in practice management, Glenda now works part-time but retains significant responsibilities, including the financial management and reporting of the business. She also produces the clinical reports as set out by our specialist orthodontists.

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Annie Rowland

Annie Rowland

Receptionist

Annie is a key part of our Chichester front of house team and will be the person with the beaming smile welcoming you into the practice. Annie joined the team in May 2019 and has since had her second gorgeous baby girl. Annie’s sole aim is to make every patient feel like a million dollars, not only on their first visit but every visit to us thereafter. Outside of work Annie is kept busy as a mummy to 2 gorgeous girls and can also be found baking when she finds the time!

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