I love being an orthodontist and am proud to be part of our team. Each patient has unique challenges and personal goals, and it is my goal to exceed their expectations. I am passionate about providing the highest standard of orthodontics in a happy, enjoyable environment so each patient has a positive and memorable experience. Nothing gives me more joy than seeing people show off their smile and be proud of the fact that they have beautiful, straight teeth.
Education and Continuing Education
Before becoming an orthodontist, I graduated from the dental school at the University of Melbourne. I was in general practice in Melbourne for 12 years before obtaining my master’s degree in orthodontics at the St. Louis University, USA, where I received the J.P. Marshall Award. In addition to seeing patients, I now actively teach at the University of Melbourne, which enables me to pass on and share information and knowledge to future orthodontists.
Education is incredibly important to me, and I know that as an orthodontist, I must always provide the most effective and efficient treatments for my patients. I am always looking for the highest quality of services to give my patients the smiles of their dreams. As part of my continuing education, I am active in the following professional organizations:
- American Board of Orthodontics, Diplomate
- Australian Dental Association
- Australian Society of Orthodontists
- World Federation of Orthodontists
- American Society of Orthodontists
- The D3 Group for Development Dental Defects
Outside the Office
At home, my wife Janet and I have three wonderful children: Andrew, Alexandra, and Sophie. When I am not in the office, I spend time watching my kids play football, soccer, and basketball. I also go to the gym and watch the Essendon football club. During the summer, my family and I are also active with the Portsea Surf Lifesaving Club.