Orthodontics in Hornchurch, Leigh-on-Sea

229 Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch Essex RM12 4TP
t: 01708 707050
1809 London Road, Leigh-on-Sea Essex SS9 2ST
t: 01702 553535



Orthodontics - the art of achieving a beautiful smile naturally

Our Consultant Orthodontist Ama Johal welcomes referrals for a full range of private orthodontics for adults and children. Ama Johal is a Professor of Orthodontics & Consultant Orthodontist at Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He qualified in dentisty at Sheffield University in 1989 with honours and completed the Membership in Orthodontics (Royal College Surgeons, England) and Masters Degree in Orthodontics at Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, graduating with distinction in 1996.

Both his clinical and research work has been rewarded with numerous national and international prizes from The British Orthodontics Society, European Orthodontic Society, British Dental Association, The Craniofacial Society of Great Britain, The General Dental Council and The Society for the Study of Prosthetic Dentistry. He is an invited lecturer both nationally and internationally, appearing as a guest speaker at numerous conferences and has published widely in international journals.

Both his role as a Consultant Orthodontist and his additional training in children's dentistry have equipped him with the skills to provide the very highest standards of patient care, in a reassuring manner. His specialist clinical interests include providing care for patients with missing teeth and the management of adult patients with periodontal considerations. He has been in private practice within Essex for the past seven years and remains very committed to the region.

What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry which helps correct the position of your teeth and jaws, with the aim of establishing a beautifully balanced smile, normal bite and improved self-esteem & confidence.

Who should have Orthodontics?

Orthodontics treatment can be provided at ANY age from childhood to adulthood, with modern braces which are tooth-coloured and designed to achieve optimal results in the shortest time permissable.

Orthodontics in CHILDREN is designed to treat a wide range of problems ranging from: Crooked teeth; Protruding front teeth; Reverse bites; Missing teeth and unattractive Gaps between the teeth.

Orthodontics in ADULTS can be used to treat the same range of problems seen in children, with increasing numbers of adults now seeking treatment as the benefits of braces in achieving beautiful, natural smiles is becoming more evident. With specialist training the orthodontist can work with your dentist, periodontist or implantologist for a smile that looks as great as it feels.

Orthodontics in ANYONE unhappy with the appearance of their teeth or bite - offering a natural solution.

Orthodontic Treatments available:

Tooth coloured (Ceramic) Braces:

Clear aligners (Invisalign®):

Invisible Inside (Incognito®) Braces: