Our Team

Derek Sandell

BA Hons LCGI

LOTA RDT

Director

Former Oral Health Laboratory manager at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Derek founded Norwich Orthodontics in 2008, committed to provide the profession with a top quality Orthodontic Laboratory. In 2019 Derek was awarded the BOS Distinguished Technicians Award at The British Orthodontic Conference in Glasgow. Committed to his life long passion Derek has lectured frequently at the Orthodontic Technicians Association Annual Conferences on a number of subjects including the SAM Articulator system.

Vanessa Day

BSc Hons FDSc MOTA RDT

Director

Vanessa joined Norwich Orthodontics as a Director in 2020 to facilitate the move of the company to Hethel Engineering Centre. Vanessa has a 2.1 BSc Hons Degree in Dental Technology with Orthodontic Specialism from The University of Bolton and a Foundation Degree in Dental Technology with Distinction from De Montfort University. Vanessa has a particular interest in aesthetics and research of 3D Technology, she passionately leads the growth of the company in these areas.

Paolina Trilova

FDSc MOTA RDT

Production Manager

Our production Manager Paolina joined Norwich Orthodontics in 2016. Paolina trained as a Dental Technician at Manchester Metropolitan University for four years and has a Foundation Degree in Dental Technology from Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Paolina leads our Technical team of Technicians and with her exceptional talent provides outstanding training to our apprentices and production staff.

Adrian Seymour

BTEC RDT

Senior Orthodontic Technician

Adrian began his dental career as a DSA in the Army, he then trained as a Dental Technician at The Royal London Hospital and completed a BTEC National Diploma.

Adrian has a long career as an Orthodontic Technician at a busy North London Dental Laboratory before recently joining our team at Norwich Orthodontics.