Dr Lindsay Winchester

Consultant Orthodontist

Dr Lindsay Winchester

Specialist interests: Jaw deformity; children’s orthodontics; snoring and sleep apnoea.

Dr Winchester qualified with honours in dentistry, paediatrics and orthodontics from Guy’s Hospital Dental School in 1981. After qualifying she spent several years obtaining a broad postgraduate education in many areas of surgery including maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine, restorative dentistry, children’s dentistry and orthodontics.

Dr Winchester has held posts of Regional Advisor in Orthodontics for the Royal College of Surgeons, Chair of the Specialty Training Committee in Orthodontics for South Thames and examines for all three Royal College of Surgeons in Orthodontics. She is actively involved in teaching and lecturing in this country and internationally.

Dr Winchester is clinical lead consultant for orthodontics at QVH and her hospital role includes providing advice and treatment of all cases including jaw deformity, cleft lip and palate patients and the full range of orthodontic treatment.

Her patients are delighted with the results, and recent feedback showed that 100% are glad they had their treatment.

Lindsay’s patient feedback, Jun 13 – Oct 14 (22 cases):
Glad had treatment: 100%
Teeth as straight as expected: 95%
Longer than expected: 55%
Fairly or completely satisfied: 100%
Sufficient information: 95%

Her special interests include:

Jaw deformity: Lindsay has a particular interest in the management of jaw and facial deformity and works closely with the maxillofacial surgeons in the management of complex cases.

Children’s orthodontics: The management of all children with a variety of different orthodontic problems , including the early management of jaw deformity.

Snoring and sleep apnoea: She works closely with Dr Peter Venn in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring, using mandibular advancement splints.