Meet the staff
We want you to have a great orthodontic experience and we know that it is not all about the treatment itself.
At Smile Time Orthodontics we aim to provide the highest level of service from the moment you walk in the door. We are committed to meeting your needs and making your orthodontic experience comfortable, fun and rewarding.
We have an exceptional and highly experienced team. We will look forward to welcoming you to our practice and looking after you every step of the way.
Our Dental Therapists
Marianne joined our practice as a dental therapist in 2001.
She is a great dental therapist with a vast amount of experience in treating children through to adults. She also has the important role of coordinating the clinical operations and staff for all of our practices. Marianne works at all of our offices. She enjoys running, keeping fit and baking for loved ones including us.
Alexia joined our practice as a dental therapist in 2005.
She loves technology and advancing our systems to better service our patients. Alexia is highly experienced in all aspects of orthodontic care and in treating patients of all ages. She works at all four of our offices. Alexia enjoys cooking, travel and spending time with her family.
Jenni originally worked with Dr Southall prior to having a family, she rejoined our field and practice in 2010 after returning from Melbourne.
Jenni is great at motivating our patients at achieving the best out of themselves during their orthodontic treatment. Jenni works in our Fremantle, Mt Hawthorn and Swanbourne offices. She enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.
Kim joined our practice in 2014 as a dental hygienist. She has a vast amount of experience in orthodontics, having worked in the field for over 10 years. She brings with her her warmth, friendliness and clinical experience to our patients and our team. Kim works predominantly in our Mindarie and Mt Hawthorn offices.
She enjoys her family time, cooking and travel.
Harriet joined our practice as a dental hygienist in 2016.
Harriet brings out only smiles in our patients, they love her fun and positive outlook on life and their orthodontic treatment. Our teen and young patients really appreciate her open and direct approach and communication.
Harriet works in all of our offices. She is also a fully qualified yoga instructor, loves the beach, surfing and snowboarding.
Claire joined our practice in 2017. Claire came to the practice with over 20 years of experience in the dental profession practising in the UK, firstly as a dental assistant and then qualified dental therapist. She held roles within practice of infection control lead, managing procedures and protocols within staff and clinical practice. Within our Smile Time orthodontic team, Claire provides her patients orthodontic care with finess, accuracy and strives them to achieve their optimal oral health care.
Claire enjoys Perth's beautiful coastline, exploring WA and an active lifestyle.
Natasha joined our practice in 2017 as a dental therapist. She has worked in orthodontics for over 20 years and has extensive clinical experience. Her calm and reassuring demeanor with patients along with her knowledge and experience in the field of orthodontics, are warmly regarded amongst her patients and our team. Natasha predominatnely works within our Fremantle office location.
Natasha enjoys the arts, painting and baking.
McKayla joined our practice in 2018 having completed her dental hygiene studies in Canada. McKayla initially joined our practice as a dental assistant, progressing to form part of our dental therapy team. Having worked in all of our offices, within the relevant teams and alongside all three doctors, McKayla's indepth knowledge of our practice and our processes make her an integral part of Smile Time Orthodontics. McKayla's finess in her clinical skills combined with her warm and genuine nature, mean patients always feel at ease during their orthodontic care.
McKayla enjoys Perth's beaches, travel and the Aussie way of life.
Our Treatment Coordinators and Dental Assistants
Diane has been an Orthodontic treatment coordinator for over 18 years and has been with our practice since 2004.
She coordinates and communicates treatment within the practice, with referring dentists and most importantly with our patients and families. Diane is so friendly and informative, you will always know exactly what to expect. Diane works in all four of our offices. She loves travel, spending time with friends and family, and most of all our Perth sunrises.
Leanne joined our practice in 2013 as a treatment coordinator and dental assistant. She brings with her a great deal of experience in the dental field, excellent skills in communication and liasing with doctors and patients. Leanne's positive attitude and warm smiles are a big part of our practice. Leanne enjoys spending time with her family, the beach and with her rescued pups.
May joined our practice in 2015 as receptionist and dental assistant. As our practice has grown, we are so lucky to have May in this role as her calm and beautiful nature is invaluable to our team and patients. Assisting our practice managers within all of our practices she is an integral part of Smile Time Orthodontics. May has also taken on the design and creative concepts role for our practice to keep our material engaging and informative for patients and their families.
May enjoys photography, design and the spending time with loved ones
Kathy joined our practice in 2017 as a dental assistant and receptionist. Originally from the UK, Kathy has over fifteen years of dental assisting experience in practices both in the UK and Perth. She brings an immense amount of skill and positivity to the clinical running of our practice which makes our team and patients love their time with her. Kathy works primarily in our Mindarie practice.
Kathy enjoys cycling, outdoor fitness, sewing and paper craft.
Rose joined our practice in 2016. She is a highly capable and competent dental assistant within our practice, working predominantly in our Mindarie office. Rose, has great clinical skills to assist our Doctors and Dental therapists, as well as excellent communication skills for our patients.
Rose, is a multi-skilled team member and an important part of our practice, she also assists us in roles of treatment co-ordinating, reception and within our laboratory.
She enjoys spending time with her young family, baking and is a keen Elton John fan.
Sarina joined our practice in 2017. Sarina is part of our Dunsborough practice and local team, having completed her Dental Asssitant studies and training within STO. Sarina's beautiful nature with parents and patients, calm and composure, has brought a wonderful working environment for our teams working and families within the Dunsborough office.
Sarina enjoys an active lifestyle, travel, home designs and renovations.
Michelle joined our practice in 2019 as a dental assistant and is part of our Dunsborough local STO team. She brings with her, always a smile, always positivity, great clinical skills and an immense amount of clinical experience in dental assisting. Her transition into the speciality of orthodontics has been a journey she has really enjoyed and particularly being a part of the Dunsborough orthodontic team serving the many families within the local community.
Michelle enjoys exploring Western Australia, keeping fit and the wonderful lifestyle of the South West.
Teagan joined our practice in 2019. Teagan is a dental assistant and works within all of our metro Perth practices. She completed her studies within Perth and has since excelled in developing her clinical skills in the speciality of orthodontics. Teagan, is wonderful team member, always there to support her co-workers and the Doctors in their clinical roles, as well as ensure smooth running of the practices for our patients.
Teagan, whilst originally from the South West, is enjoying Perth's offerings of a great lifestyle, the arts and music.
Tracey joined our practice in 2019 as a Treatment Coordinator. She has over 20 years of experience in customer service and patient relations and 15 of those years in the dental profession. Tracey is a wonderful communicator, has a great rapport with our patients and works to assist patients and their families in coordinating their orthodontic treatment needs within the practice.
Tracey enjoys spending time with her family and their young families, the surrounds of North and South West of WA and reading.
Amy joined our practice in 2019. Amy is an important part of our administrative team in the Dunsborough office, taking on both roles of treatment co-ordinating and receptionist, depending on the rostered team. This within itself shows Amy's skill and verstatility in her work with us, as she is always ready and able to assist in either capacity. Amy has a great sense of humour, a good understanding of kids and their families and is a wonderful part of the Dunsborough community.
Amy enjoys keeping active, creative cooking with a vegetarian focus and most of all spending time with her family and schnoodle.
Robyn joined our practice in 2019 and works with our team in Dunsborough. Robyn has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of dentistry, both within dental assisting and reception roles. She enjoys the extension into the field of orthodontics and helping our Dunsborough team in all fields of treatment coordinating, dental assisting and reception. Robyn's personable approach, empathy and understanding for our patients as well as her diverse skills set makes her an asset to our Dunsborough community and orthodontic team.
Robyn enjoys yoga, surfclub and the travel.
Our Practice Managers
Sarah joined our practice in 2016. Having worked as a dental therapist in New Zealand, as well as a dental assistant and treatment coordinator within all of our practices, Sarah brings a great deal of knowledge and understanding of clinical orthodontics to her role as practice manager of our Fremantle office. Her management and care for our Fremantle patients' and families is wonderful.
Sarah loves Perth as home, our beaches and spending time with friends and family.
Lyn is the practice manager at our Mindarie office, having joined us in 2012. Our team and our patients adore her serenity, warmth and skill at looking after all, that come through the practice door.
Lyn enjoys travelling to new places, exploring new cultures and experiences.
Jaimee joined our practice in 2019 as the practice manager of our Mt Hawthorn practice. Jaimee brings with her experience in orthodontic administration, great communication skills and always a big smile for our patients and their families. Jaimee is an asset to our team and leads our Mt Hawthorn office with enthusiasm and great skill.
Jaimee enjoys healthy lifestyle living, including cooking and crossfit. She loves hiking and enjoys exploring Western Australia.
Jane joined our practice in 2017 as our Swanbourne practice manager. She brings a fantastic combination of directness, proficiency, compassion and smiles to always look after our patients and families in our Swanbourne Practice. Always eager to help or assist our patients and our team, Jane's a great addition to our Smile Time family.
Jane enjoys tropical islands, family time and peacefulness in life.
Kathryn joined our practice in 2016 to manage our Dunsborough practice. Having started with our new practice opening in 2016, Kathryn's vast previous experience in Orthodontics has been integral in establishing and smooth running of our South West branch. Working with teams of both Perth and local staff, as well as a busy practice, Kathryn ensures our Smile Time families receive the highest standard of care, as we provide in all of our practices.
Kathryn enjoys family time, the beauty of the southwest, stand-up paddleboarding and renovating.