MEET OUR ORTHODONTIST

OUR WARM AND FRIENDLY ORTHODONTIST UTILISES DECADES OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE TO CRAFT PERFECTLY BEAUTIFUL SMILES

Dr Barbara Carach  Specialist Orthodontist

Qualifications
BSc.,BDSc., MDSc., Graduate diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)

Dr Carach completed her Specialist qualifications at the University of Melbourne. She holds degrees in Science and Dentistry with a Masters in Orthodontics. She has been practicing Orthodontics exclusively for over 15 years.

Professional Associations
Dr Carach is a full member of both the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Society of Orthodonists as well as being a member of the World Federation of Orthodontists.  Over the years she has been involved in many Committees to promote the field of Orthodontics and Continuing Education in this exciting branch of Dentistry.

Professional Activities
After gaining her undergraduate degrees Dr Carach worked in Dental Research as well as in the RAAF as a dental officer.  This position to Point Cook, Richmond in NSW and Amberley in Qld.  She was involved in treating defence personnel as well as additional training as an officer, aviation medicine and Medivac Procedures.  Dr Carach returned to Melbourne to complete her Masters.  After this she worked in Private Specialist practice as well as Lecturing and Heading the undergraduate Orthodontic Course for approximately 10 years. Dr Carach was also acting Head of Postgraduate Orthodontics for over a year before she decided to devote all of her efforts to establish a successful private practice.  Dr Carach also volunteers to the “Give a Smile” programme.

On a personal Note
Barbara is married with 4 beautiful children.  She lives locally and when she is not working enjoys spending her spare time with her family as well as various sporting and cultural pursuits.

Ronda Hewes (Dental Therapist)

Ronda is a qualified dental therapist graduating from the Melbourne dental therapy school in 1980. She has vast experience in the public and private dental practice both in Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Ronda likes to make sure her patients are comfortable with their treatment and is very keen to talk about oral hygiene instruction.

She enjoys reading, making quilts and spending time with her family and friends.