Ms Mary Lo is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 25 years’ experience in the dental profession.
She is the lead clinician of the Orthodontic Department at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Her broad experience includes running various monthly multi-disciplinary clinics with craniofacial surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, paediatric dentist and respiratory medical physician.
Her clinical work as a Consultant Orthodontist means she has a broad range of expertise such as providing advice, second opinion and treatment plans. She has a thorough knowledge of clinical dentistry to assess the standards and liability of the condition, causation and prognosis in relation to orthodontics, orthognathic osteotomy surgery, craniofacial deformity, cosmetic dentistry, misdiagnosis, child neglect, dental neglect as well as record keeping and consent.
Ms Lo has successfully treated an extensive number of patients who have complex facial deformity, skeletal discrepancy, impacted teeth, hypodontia (missing teeth), obstructive sleep apnoea and medically compromised.
She has given lectures and seminars locally, nationally and internationally. Shs is a clinical supervisor to many postgraduates/StRs working in orthodontics, maxillofacial surgery and plastic surgery.
Since appointed as a Consultant Orthodontist in 2006, Ms Lo has regularly provided dental reports for solicitors acting on behalf of defence and prosecution teams.
She is a Clinical Advisor and Expert for the General Dental Council and in this role, she provides written reports / opinions for the GDC. Ms Lo is fully trained both in report preparation and in appearance in court as an Expert Witness. In 2019, she was awarded the Cardiff University Law School – Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate. This involved formal training and assessment in reports writing, courtroom skills, cross examination, civil law and procedures. She is also fully aware of Civil Procedure Rules, particularly Practice Direction Part 35.
Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, British Orthodontic Society, British Lingual Orthodontic Society, European Orthodontic Society, Society Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Society for the Study of Orthodontia, British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine