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Triple O Dental Labororatories

0121 702 2353

Oral, Orthopaedics & Orthodontics

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Meet the Team

The technicians and support staff at Triple O have years of experience.

Robert Hughes - Managing Director

Robert is the founder of Triple O Dental Laboratories and has been involved with Orthodontics for over 40 years and a Lab owner for the last 30 years. Robert is passionate about customer service and ensuring that Triple O produces the best possible quality work appliances available today. To this end, Robert still checks all jobs personally wherever possible before they are despatched.

“I am very aware of the old adage "you can have many years experience or experience the same thing for many years!" At Triple O we are acutely aware of moving with the times, hence the association with Cfast and the way we now embrace social media”

Feel free to contact me directly at

Patricia Webley - Specialist Orthodontist

Patricia qualified from Newcastle-Upon- Tyne dental school in 1980. She then returned to her home town of Bristol and was a general dentist for ten years before emigrating to Germany in 1989.

Patricia undertook numerous orthodontic courses both in Europe and America and was admitted onto the specialist orthodontic register in 2001. Since then, she has returned to live and work in the UK as a specialist.

" I have always felt that an experienced GDP has the all-round knowledge that is of huge benefit to good orthodontic results"

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Lynne Hurst - Company Secretary

Lynne first entered into dentistry 30 years ago working as a practice manager in Australia. On her return to the UK Lynne joined Triple O where she has worked for the last 25 years. She is now the Company Secretary with responsibility for all administrative and financial disciplines.

“It is really exciting to see the growth of Triple O in my time here and I am looking forward to helping take the lab to the next level of success.”

Feel free to contact me directly at or by the main lab telephone number: 0121 702 2353

Rod Lawrence - General Manager

Rod studied dental technology at Mathew Boulton College in Birmingham before emigrating to South Africa in 1973, where he qualified. Rod returned to the UK to become General Manager of the Lab in 1998.

Rod is the first point of contact concerning any case that comes in to the lab, and brings over forty years of experience to the table. No case is constructed until it has been analysed and either discussed with the client or commented on for the practitioners attention. Rod can be regularly found on the phone to our practitioners helping to explain the different appliances and treatments for your cases as well as having the responsibility for the day to day running of the lab.

“Orthodontics is my passion, I never lose sight of the fact that there is a patient at the end of the process who’s life can be transformed by having the confidence to smile”

Feel free to contact me directly at or by the main lab telephone number: 0121 702 2353

John Marchant - Business Development Director

John has over 25 years of management experience with the last 11 years in Orthodontics. John has previously worked closely with third parties such as Objet and 3shape on developing the latest digital production techniques and processes in the Orthodontic field. Following this, John has developed business both in the UK and abroad within the clear aligner industry.

“The standard of customer care and the quality of the appliances at Triple O set a new benchmark in Orthodontics. I am very pleased to be working with such an experienced and professional team and look forward to implementing Rob’s vision for growth.”

Please feel free to contact me directly at or call me on 0121 702 0450 or my mobile: 07902 409007

Julie Ashley - Supplies Manager

Julie is responsible for all things supplies, from stock control to meeting your orders in a timely fashion. Julie has been with Triple O for 25 years.

Julie can be contacted at or by the main lab telephone number: 0121 7786868

Dawn O'Grady - SmileTRU Manager

Dawn will track your case every step of the way once it starts its journey through the lab. From sending on the predicted images of your completed cases to the construction of your patients individual requirements. Dawn has been with Triple O for 15 years.

Dawn can be contacted at or by the main lab telephone number: 0121 702 2353

Melanie Yuill - Course Coordinator

Mel organises all of the courses for Triple O and is your main point of contact for any course enquiries or bookings. Mel has been with Triple O for 5 years.


Mel can be contacted at or by the main lab telephone number: 0121 7785494