Guy Atherton


School of Dentistry

Greenbank Building, GR304

+44 (0) 1772 89 5861

Subject Areas: Dentistry

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Guy J Atherton BDS FDSRCPS (Glasg) MOrthRCS (Edin) MSc(Manc)

Guy grew up in Halifax and studied dentistry at Bristol University. After qualifying, he worked in London as a dentist in practice and in the hospital dental service before deciding to see something of the world and leaving for Australia in 1989.

He worked as a dentist in Sydney and then in the outback of Western Australia travelling between three gold mining towns.

After returning to the UK, Guy studied orthodontics at Manchester University. He began working as an orthodontist in Halifax in October 2000 where he launched The Brace Place.

In 2005, he moved the practice to Cross Hills where he now provides the neighbouring communities with quality orthodontic treatment. In addition he is lecturer on Orthodontic Therapy programme at the University of Central Lancashire and co-authored a book on managing medical emergencies in dental practice.