Dr John Costello

John studied dentistry at Guy's Hospital and graduated in 1992. After a series of maxillofacial surgery posts and a spell in general practice plus completion of the Fellowship in Dental Surgery he entered the three-year postgraduate orthodontic training programme at the Eastman Dental Institute. In 1999, he was awarded a Master of Science degree and the Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. John is a founder director of Total Orthodontics Ltd and Aligner Intelligence Ltd. He has published papers in the British Dental Journals and presented research at the British Orthodontic and Dental Research Conferences. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on various orthodontic subjects. John is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and a past committee member of the specialists’ group where he chaired their spring meetings. He has sat on the Kent Local Dental Committee and Managing Clinical Orthodontic Network Group. John is on the UK Advisory Board for Invisalign, a UK speaker, faculty member and Apex Provider. John won the coveted ‘Against All Odds’ British Orthodontic Society Prize in 2008. He has trained and mentored eight orthodontic therapists and numerous specialists in his 25 years in specialist practice. He was awarded Bupa’s Specialist Orthodontist of the year 2020. He sees patients from Total Orthodontics Tonbridge and Sevenoaks, which was awarded Bupa’s Orthodontic Practice 2020. John was highly commended in the Orthodontics Invisalign category at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards 2021.  

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