Rob Slater

Lecturer / Specialist Orthodontist


Rob is a supervising Specialist Orthodontist and lecturer on the PGCert Orthodontics for General Practice (Eduqual level 7) and Complete Lingual Orthodontics course at identiti training.

Rob started his career as a dental technician before training in dentistry at Birmingham University. He spent two years working in maxillofacial surgery units before undertaking further training as a registrar in restorative dentistry.

He trained to be a Specialist Orthodontist at Guy’s Hospital in London, receiving a Master’s degree from the University of London and Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Rob was a lecturer at Birmingham University for eight years prior to becoming a visiting academic fellow at Warwick University for a further seven years, where he supervised Master’s students and was also one of the first dentists in the UK to obtain a Master’s degree in lingual orthodontics.

He is a founding member of the British Lingual Orthodontic Society, which awarded him a life membership for his contribution. Rob is also a member of the British Orthodontic Society and the American Association of Orthodontists and has his own practice https://onedevonshireplace.co.uk

Outside work Rob enjoys long distance triathlon and trail running – he’s a qualified Level 2 Triathlon coach, focusing on swim coaching for his club. He is married with three children and a dog.