Dr Lindsay Winchester

Consultant Orthodontist

Dr Lindsay Winchester

Specialist interests: Jaw deformity; adult and 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.

She 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 examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthodontics. She is actively involved in teaching and lecturing in this country and internationally.

Dr Winchester has been the previous clinical lead for the orthodontic department at QVH for over 20 years and her hospital role includes providing advice and treatment of all cases including the full range of orthodontic treatment for adults and children. She remains the Clinical Lead for orthognathic treatment (jaw deformity).

She has recently been awarded the Ballard Medal for Services to Orthodontics by the British Orthodontic Society.

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

Lindsay’s patient feedback (30 patients)
Satisfied/completely satisfied: 100%
Explaining your condition and treatment: 100%

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.

Adult patients: Lindsay has a vast experience in treating adults patients and is often asked for second opinions on management of complex cases.

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

Page last updated: 5 February 2024.