The Dental Clinic Director To Be Featured In Upcoming Television
on: November 3, 2009, 2:09 am
Dental Clinic director, Dr. Dominic O'Hooley, has been announced
as the featured celebrity dentist on the upcoming miniseries,
Lorraine Kelly's Big Slim: The Chawner Challenge.
in January 2010, the new 6-part series follows two-time X Factor
reject Emma Chawner and her family as they try to slim down.
Chawner first caught the nation's attention when she appeared
on the X Factor in 2007 in a meringue dress, singing Celine Dion's
My Heart Will Go On. The 19-year old was rejected for both her
look and voice by judge Simon Cowell.
returned two years later with her sister Samantha, 21, only to
be rejected again.
her multiple appearances on the X Factor, Chawner and her family
have also gained publicity for other reasons - weighing in at
a combined total of 83 stones, the unemployed family has been
claiming £22,500 in benefits, according to The Daily Mail.
upcoming TV series, filmed over a period of five months, tracks
the family as they undergo the ultimate makeover. From a diet
and fitness regime, to close work with nutritionists, health and
fitness experts, and life coaches, the entire programme is designed
to provide the family with the opportunity to really change their
lifestyle and outlook.
designed a format that allows them to meet some of the best experts
in the country to give them an opportunity to really change the
way they live and how they feel about themselves, whilst providing
some excellent entertainment in the process," Paul Stead,
executive producer for Daisybeck Productions, said, in an interview
of these experts appearing in the series is dentist
Dr. O'Hooley who treated both Emma and her mother, Audrey, at
Dental Clinic in Leeds.
commented on the significance of dental treatments in such all-encompassing
great smile can go a long way in providing someone with a real
sense of confidence," O'Hooley said. "It can affect
the way that you feel about yourself, as well as the way that
others perceive and respond to you."
O'Hooley declined comment as to exactly what treatments Emma and
Audrey received, he noted that he was happy to contribute to their
think both Emma and Audrey are very happy with their new smiles,
and I was glad to be able to provide them with something that
can really contribute to their transformations," he said.
About The Dental Clinic:
Dental Clinic is the largest private provider of dental services
in the UK, offering services ranging from general
dentistry, to teeth
whitening and cosmetic
of the clinics dental professionals undergo a rigorous selection
and training process to allow The Dental Clinic to offer the best
level of care. These standards are maintained by continuous education
programmes for all staff.
Dental Clinic continually evaluates the evidence behind its treatment
protocols to ensure that all of its patients receive treatments
which are scientifically proven to be effective.
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