Cash, Alex

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Lead orthodontist and clinical director of the South Thames cleft service

Alex Cash

Area of expertise: orthodontic treatment, treatment of impacted teeth and infant presurgical orthodontics


Mr Alex Cash is a consultant orthodontist with the South Thames cleft service at Evelina London and also across the cleft network in East Grinstead. He was appointed consultant in 2002 and has worked at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2000. 

Alex is a graduate of Guy’s Hospital and undertook his postgraduate training at both Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and Kingston Hospitals. His higher consultant training was undertaken at Guy's Hospital and the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead.

Alex's clinical interests are in the management of complex orthodontic problems, with particular emphasis on orthodontic-surgical treatment of patients with developmental facial conditions and in particular cleft lip and palate.

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Education and training

  • BDS (Lond)
  • MSc (Lond)
  • FDS RCS (Edin)
  • M.Orth RCS (Eng)
  • M.Orth RCS (Edin)
  • FDS Orth RCS (Edin)


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the British Orthodontic Society
  • Member of the British Dental Association
  • Member of the Craniofacial society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • General Dental Council: registered Specialist in Orthodontics
  • World Federation of Orthodontists

Specialist interests

  • teaching
  • cleft lip and palate clinical care
  • multi-speciality outcomes in cleft care
  • adult and child orthodontic treatment
  • management of impacted teeth
  • multidisciplinary team working
  • jaw disproportion / orthognathic jaw surgical treatment
  • aesthetic, invisible and lingual orthodontic braces

Research interests

  • cleft lip and palate
  • outcomes in clinical treatment
  • bio materials
  • orthodontics


  • holder of NHS clinical excellence awards




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