The practice is now open again between 8.30am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Visits to the practice are strictly by appointment.

The effects of COVID-19 mean that we are currently running a restricted service, this includes providing  our reception facility remotely.

Our priority is to see those patients with urgent needs and then follow with getting all patients back in to routine care.

We know you are concerned about your treatment – please be assured that it is our concern too.

We will be contacting you over the next few weeks by telephone or text message when we are ready for your appointment. This appointment may be a Virtual Consultation or at the practice.

All practice appointments require us to follow strict COVID-19 safety protocols. Please look at the chart below so you know what to expect.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or email at

Keep safe,

The Team at Orthokind


Video Consultations

To provide with you the best treatment we are offering online video consultations via Google Meet. Simply email to schedule a consultation.


York’s Specialist Orthodontists

Since 1996, the team at Orthokind have been delivering excellent treatment alongside great care. We are a Centre of Excellence and the best people to help you achieve the smile you want.


Outstanding Care

The decision to have orthodontic treatment is a big one, and we can help you with this.
We offer free consultations so you can find out the treatment options available to you, find out who will treat you and how much it will cost. At the start of treatment you will know exactly what to expect and if you need help with financing we can look after that too. Find out more here.

Meet our Specialist team

Dr Kiarash Banai

Specialist Orthodontist
BDS(Lon.) MFDS RCS(Eng.) MSc(Lon.) MOrth RCSEd
GDC Number: 72258

Dr Adekoyejo Ogunro

Specialist Orthodontist
FDS RCS (Eng.) MSc (Lon.) MOrth RCSEd Stat (1999)
GDC Number: 75650

Stephen Cain

Specialist Orthodontist
BDS MSc MOrth RCS (Edin.)
GDC Number: 54200

Dr Chris Barker

Specialist Orthodontist
GDC Number: 82173

Specialist versus General Dentist

All orthodontists are dentists, but only 5% of dentists are orthodontists.

Both dentists and specialist orthodontists can provide orthodontic treatment, but a general dentist usually has less formal training and may not be as experienced as our dedicated Specialists.

You can be rest assured that our Specialist Orthodontists are highly qualified and their levels of expertise will ensure that you will get the best end result - that perfect smile.

Providing NHS Treatment

We have provided high quality NHS orthodontics care to children over the last 23 years. We are committed to the continuation of this service so that the children in our community have the opportunity to benefit from lovely straight teeth and a beautiful smile.

All of our patients receive the same high quality treatment and end result however they are funded. See if you or your family could qualify for NHS treatment.

Did You Know?

The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and Oral Health Foundation recently launched a new website warning the public of the dangers of undertaking “direct to consumer” teeth straightening – also known as “DIY braces"

The British Orthodontic Societies official advice is that 'if you are considering having orthodontic treatment, it’s absolutely vital to see a suitably trained professional. They will have the knowledge, expertise and experience to make sure you’re guided through this complicated medical process in a safe, appropriate and effective way.'

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Members of the Specialist Orthodontic Group

We’re proud to be members of the group of orthodontic practices committed to providing excellent results. Check out our blogs on the Specialist Orthodontic Group website.

You’re in the hands of Specialists

Be Confident
Straight teeth are the most important part of your smile – a great smile will make you feel more confident. Numerous studies have shown the value that an attractive smile can bring to an individuals personal and professional life.

treatment options

It’s Never Too Late…
We are seeing more and more adults of all ages coming to us for help with misaligned teeth they once thought could never be treated. Whether you’re fifteen or fifty years old you can still get the smile you’ve always wanted.

Book a consultation

Naturally Beautiful Smiles
Orthodontic treatments have come a long way in recent years; we use the latest proven techniques to realign your own teeth and gently persuade them to move back into their ideal position, giving you a great experience and amazing results.


Book your consultation

Visit us at our practice in the heart of York for an initial consultation. Even if you’re unsure of what treatment would be best, we can always provide expert advice.

Book your consultation

Visit us at our practice in the heart of York for an initial consultation. Even if you’re unsure of what treatment would be best, we can always provide expert advice.