Dr Arun Shailendran graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree and practiced general dentistry for ten years. He began pursuing his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry degree at the University of Queensland in 2017.
During those three years of full-time specialist orthodontic training, Dr Shailendran presented his research work at the American Association of Orthodontists conference, the Australian Society of Orthodontists meetings and at the Orthodontic Society of Ireland conference, where he secured a podium finish at the Seamus Keating Award competition.
Dr Shailendran has obtained additional specialist membership diplomas from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He is a Registered Specialist Orthodontist with the Dental Board of Australia and a Member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the European Orthodontic Society, and the World Federation of Orthodontists.
Dr Shailendran believes that the best patient outcomes are obtained by combining high-quality research with excellent clinical acumen. To continue providing this high level of care, he continues to conduct research and regularly attends both national and international orthodontic meetings. He also loves to teach and has been teaching both the undergraduate dentistry students and postgraduates in Orthodontics at the University of Queensland.
Raised in India, Dr Shailendran moved to Australia in 2009. Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his young daughter, playing backyard cricket. He also loves to travel and explore new cultures around the world.