Dr Gopal Kataria has worked in the dental industry for over 20 years as a specialist consultant in private practices, a senior lecturer in dental school and a clinical instructor at the University of Adelaide. He was dux of his class in every year at university and gold medallist for achievement. He is a recipient of many honours and awards for excellence in dentistry and has several research publications to his credit.
A Diamond provider of Invisalign, Dr Kataria was also the first orthodontist in South Australia to use the innovative passive self-ligating bracket, the Damon Q. With an early intervention and non-extraction philosophy, Dr Kataria has helped many patients attain a beautiful smile. His commitment to providing a high level of “patient-centric orthodontics,” coupled with a gentle, pleasant chairside manner, makes him popular with his patients.
Dr.Raymond D’souza (owner/director of Mt Eliza Dental Centre) is a Melbourne University graduate and comes with a vast amount of experience in dentistry, having worked for over 15 years in country Victoria, in various practices around Melbourne and in the United Kingdom.
Ray has spent over 5 years working in a cosmetic dental practice in Armadale, where in addition to providing the full range of general dental treatments, he specialised in cosmetic dentistry. He gained considerable experience working with veneers, crowns and bridges as well as performing complex dentistry such as full mouth rehabilitations (restoring many worn and damaged teeth), and incorporating the use of implants to replace missing teeth.
Ray also has years of experience in Invisalign (a near-invisible way to straighten teeth without braces), having been part of a practice that was accredited as a Platinum provider of Invisalign.
Dr Carolina Perez-Rodriguez is a female Specialist Prosthodontist who speaks Spanish (as well as English).
Carolina graduated from the University Complutense of Madrid in 2006. After completing her studies she moved to Oxford (UK), where she worked as a general dentist and undertook further studies in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and implants in London, Manchester, and France. During this time, she gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (UK).
In early 2013 she settled in Melbourne and while working in private practice, she completed a part-time diploma in clinical dentistry in the field of implants at The University of Melbourne. Carolina also received her prosthodontics specialist training and degree at The University of Melbourne and won the Straumann Group Award for academic achievement.
In addition to working in private practice at Melbourne Prosthodontic Centre, Carolina is a part-time lecturer in the fields of prosthodontics and implants at The University of Melbourne. She is the current president of the Australian Prosthodontic Society Victoria Branch, a member of the Australian Osseointegration Society, the International Team for Implantology, and the Australian Dental Association.
Dr Dillon has been a Dentist for over 30 years and in Specialist Practice for over 20 years. He has successfully treated thousands of patients, ranging from rebuilding a single broken down or unaesthetic tooth to the most complex aesthetic and functional reconstructions.
Dr Dillon receives referrals from other dental specialists, general dentists, plastic surgeons and existing patients. Many of his professional peers are also his patients.
Orthodontist in Malvern.
Alex completed his Bachelor of Dental Science (Summa Cum Laude) in 1989 and completed his Masters of Dental Science in 1992, both at the University of Melbourne. He opened his private Orthodontic Practice in Balaclava in 1993, and has more recently moved his practice to a state-of-the-art, modern, purpose-built facility in Armadale, Melbourne.
Alex has had a long-standing interest in Adult and Children’s Orthodontics, particularly in complex inter-disciplinary treatments. He is an advisory board member of the Melbourne Seattle Study Club, an international organisation devoted to furthering knowledge in multi-disciplinary treatments.
Alex is a clinical supervisor for orthodontic post-graduate students at the University of Melbourne, sharing his expertise and knowledge, particularly in the area of lingual orthodontics.
Alex believes in keeping up to date with advances in orthodontics and regularly attends national and international conferences, often presenting lectures himself. He is an avid photographer and conducts courses on clinical photography, digital smile design and utilisation of emerging 3D technologies to deliver better treatment results. Alex is always keen to embrace new technology where it enhances orthodontic treatment, and as a result, has recently introduced Suresmile into his practice.
In the little spare time that he has, Alex blends being a father to 2 teenaged children with travel, photography and a passion for remote-controlled aircraft.