90 seconds with…Nina Shaffie
Nina Shaffie talks to us about her life in dentistry and how she got into the profession in the first place.
More about Nina Shaffie
Dr Nina Shaffie, is an award-winning orthodontist, who prides herself in offering an extremely high standard of orthodontic treatment in a relaxed and friendly environment.
She graduated with honours from Barts and The London School of Dentistry in 2010.
Nina continued her training completing a year as a dentist. Followed by a year as a maxillofacial senior house officer at The Royal London Hospital and The Homerton Hospital. Here she gained experience in head and neck, trauma and orthognathic surgery.
Following this, Nina continued work in practice as a dentist and part-time teacher at Barts and the London Dental School. Here she worked as an honorary clinical supervisor in oral surgery.
Nina undertook her three-year orthodontic specialist postgraduate training course at King’s College Hospital, Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Wexham Park Hospital.
She qualified top of her class with a distinction in her masters in orthodontics. King’s College London presented her with the prestigious Philip Walther Prize for the most outstanding performance.
She also attained the membership in orthodontics (MOrth) with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Furthermore, she was awarded and selected for a short clinical attachment in the orthodontic department in Sydney, Australia.
In 2018, Nina won ‘Best Young Dentist in the South East’ at the very prestigious Private Dentistry Awards.
Nina enjoys teaching and runs yearly lectures for dentists. She heavily involves herself in orthodontic research and audits.
She is an active member of a number of orthodontic societies both nationally and internationally.
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