An orthodontic specialist has become the first British Lingual Orthodontic Society (BLOS) accredited member.
Following the successful presentation of three cases, all of IOTN 4 or 5 and treated with upper and lower lingual appliances, Lothar Huber, from Peterborough, was given the honour.
The judging took place on 5 November the morning of the BLOS study day.
The identity of the candidate was kept anonymous with only examination secretary Asif Chatoo knowing who had applied.
The two judges were BLOS committee members Sarah Hepburn and Baz Parmar.
A specialist working in Peterborough, Dr Huber said: ‘I’m very pleased and proud of becoming the first BLOS member to achieve accreditation. For a practice committed to quality, the recognition of colleagues is of special value.’
BLOS Chairman Paul Ward, speaking at the annual meeting of the Society, encouraged other members to apply for accreditation.
‘It’s a high standard to achieve but very, very worthwhile. If you are awarded accredited status you can be justifiably proud.’