Dr Orla Carty
BDentSc (Hons), BA, MFDS (RCSEd), PGDip ClinEd (RCPSG), PG Cert Medical Leadership, MOrth (RCSEd), DDSc, FDS (Orth) (RCSEd)
GDC Number: 231098
Dr Orla Carty qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 2012 with First Class Honours. Along
with other prizes she was also awarded the Sheldon Friel Prize for finishing first in her class
and the Gold Medal in Orthodontics by the Irish Orthodontic Society.
Orla then broadened her experiences by completing Dental Foundation Training in a busy
South London dental practice, a Senior House Officer position at the Dublin Dental University
Hospital, and Dental Core Training posts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Liverpool. During
this period, she undertook further examinations and achieved Membership of the Royal
College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education.
Orla completed her Orthodontic Specialist Training in Liverpool (2015-2018) and was
awarded the prestigious William Houston Gold Medal by The Royal College of Surgeons of
Edinburgh for achieving the highest marks in the exit examination (MOrth). She
simultaneously completed her Doctorate in Orthodontics at the University of Liverpool which
included research looking at three-dimensional facial asymmetry in children, based at Alder
Hey Children’s Hospital.
Since becoming a Specialist Orthodontist, Orla has gained experience in specialist practice
and in hospital settings in Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales, treating a whole range of
complex malocclusions (bites) in both adults and children. She has undertaken additional
education and training in complex treatments and has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal
College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Orla also has an interest in aesthetic treatments and is a
trained comprehensive Invisalign and WINN lingual appliance provider.