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
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
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
SPECIALIST 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
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 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.
Our dedicated practice manger works tirelessly to ultimately ensure our patients receive the best and the most seamless experience possible. Jenny has worked in the dental industry for 37 years and enjoys all aspects of working within the team.
ORAL SURGERY ASSISTANT
Kiera assists all of our surgeons with the variety of oral surgery procedures under local anaesthetic. Kiera is a dedicated member of the team and goes above all to ensure our patients receive the best care possible. She is currently studying Oral Heath Therapy at Charles Sturt University and is hoping to further this to becoming a dentist herself.
DENTAL ASSISTANT / PATIENT CO-ORDINATOR
Katie brings great enthusiasm to the OSO team. Katie is skilled in working with both our surgeons and orthodontists. Currently Katie's work has been focused to our orthodontic team, ensuring a positive and happy experience had by all. In addition to this, Katie plays a key role in patient coordination, allowing for an enjoyable appointment. Further to this Katie also provides administration duties.
DENTAL ASSISTANT AND OFFICE COORDINATOR
Rachael has been working in the dental field for 16 years with varying roles of assisting. Rachel plays a crucial role in infection/stock control and through her hard work has enabled our practice to become accredited with the Australian Dental Association. In addition to this Rachael works along side our practice manager Jenny with office administration.
Ann Maree joined the OSO team earlier this year and brings with her over 13 years of dental knowledge and experience. Ann Maree has fitted in to the team perfectly and is skilled across both the oral surgery and orthodontic rooms.
Katrina brings her caring, compassionate nature to our orthodontic team where she has played a major role for the past 10 years and her experience is unmeasurable. Katrina plays a key role in patient coordination and ensures a happy experience for all our orthodontic patients.
Melissa is our friendly patient coordinator who has been working in medical and dental administration for 6 years. Melissa greets all our patients and assists with any queries with her wonderful, warm and friendly nature at the forefront.