Meet The Team 

Our orthodontist, oral surgeon and team are committed to providing you with the highest quality of professional dental care in an atmosphere that is friendly and supportive.

 

MEET THE TEAM, ORTHODONTISTS AND SURGEONS

DR STEFANIE CALLADINE
 
DENTAL SURGEON
BChD(Leeds), MJDF RCS (Lon)Post Grad Dip Implant 
Dr Calladine graduated from Leeds University and subsequently moved to London to complete her Vocational Training. After this, she secured Senior House Officer positions at St George Hospital, London and Wythenshaw Hospital, Manchester where she gained her Membership of the Royal Colleague of Surgeons. On moving to Australia, Dr Calladine was appointed as a Lecturer in Oral Surgery at Sydney University and has been actively involved in undergraduate teaching over the past few years. She also holds oral surgery posts at Coffs Harbour Base Hospital and Westmead Hospital, where she treats patients under both intra venous sedation and general anaesthesia.
DR ASHOK MENON
 
DENTAL SURGEON
BDS(Lon), MFDS RCPS (Glas)
Dr Menon studied dentistry at Kings College, London and graduated in 1996. He completed his Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow in 2000. He worked in Maxillofacial Surgery for 5 years at St Georges Hospital, London and Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, followed by a further 4 years in General Practice and Primary Dental Care, both in the UK and Australia. Dr Menon also held teaching positions in Oral Surgery at Melbourne, Adelaide and CSU Dental Schools. The last 11 years have been held in private practice offering oral surgery based procedures at the OSO Centre in Wagga.
DR HYESUK CHOI
 
ORAL SURGEON
BSc/Ba (NSW), BDent (sydney), Grad dip clin dent (Surgical Dentistry)(Sydney)
Dr Choi is a Dental Board of Australia Registered Dental Surgeon.
After obtaining a Bachelor of science from UNSW, she went on to complete her dental degree at Sydney University before completing further training in surgical dentistry, obtaining her graduate diploma in 2016.
Dr. Choi has held positions at Nepean Oral Health Clinic, Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Dubbo Oral Health Clinic, Orange Base Hospital, Charles Sturt University Private Clinics and Royal North Shore Hospital.
DR STEVEN SMITH
 
ORTHODONTIST

With over 20 years’ experience, Dr Steven Smith is a specialist orthodontist who enjoys working with his patients to achieve their desired outcomes. Dr Smith grew up in Maryborough, in country Queensland and received his dental education at the University of Queensland. He worked initially as a school dental officer in Charleville in south-west Queensland, and then as a general dentist in a group practice in Brisbane. After recieving his Master’s degree at the University of Queensland he moved to Victoria and worked in a specialist orthodontic practice in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

His non-orthodontic interests include paddle boarding, cycling, music and good coffee. He is supported by his loving wife and their (two) son(s).

DR PETER VICKERS
 
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON
MB BS BDS FRCS FDSRCS FRACDS FACCS
Trained in medicine and dentistry. Dr Vickers has surgical training in Australia, United Kingdom and United States. He completed fellowships in head and neck/micro-vascular surgery in Liverpool, UK and New Orleans, USA. Dr Vickers established micro-vascular surgery in Canberra with the first free tissue transfer in 1989. He has the capability to undertake orthognathic, maxillofacial and head and neck cancer surgery. He also undertakes all types of corrective jaw and facial surgery.
DR JUSTIN CURTIN
 
Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon
Following graduation from Dentistry at the University of Sydney he completed the General Stream Fellowship of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons. After three years of post-graduate training in Oral Surgery Dr Curtin decided to expand his foundational knowledge and undertook medical training, attaining medical registration. By that time, the specialty had become Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery. Dr Curtin completed a further three years of advanced surgical training at the University of Hong Kong. With a strong clinical and academic background Dr Curtin is a Registered Medical and Dental Specialist in Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery in Australia.
PAUL LASCELLES
 
PRACTICE DIRECTOR
Paul is the practice director and looks after a lot of the boring stuff that goes on behind the scenes. He crunches those numbers which need to be crunched and makes sure things run as smoothly as a summer lake at dawn. Paul likes to think of himself as the glue that holds the team together. The team work so well together in such a calm relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere there needs to be someone to be the butt of all jokes and he wears this hat well. Paul enjoys playing in the local water polo and basket ball teams and a keen wakeboarder.
JENNY LUFF
 
PRACTICE MANAGER

Jenny has worked in the dental field for 36 years and has lived in Wagga for the past 18 years with her husband and two sons.

Jenny started as a Dental Assistant and moved through varying roles into Management.

Jenny joined the OSO Team in March 2020, and is enjoying her new role working with a wonderful team.

Jenny’s hobbies include gardening and fishing.

KATIE
 

DENTAL ASSISTANT / PATIENT CO-ORDINATOR
Katie is the newest member of our team, joining in 2016.

Katie has over 7 years’ experience in the dental field and has proven to be a valuable member to our OSO team with her knowledge, energy  and bubbly personality.

KATRINA
 
ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT
Katrina joined the OSO team in 2011 and is our leading orthodontic assistant.

You can always depend on Katrina for outstanding care and commitment in looking after our patients.

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