Dr Lavrin grew up in both Melbourne and Hong Kong. He received his dental education at the University of Adelaide. Dr Lavrin then worked as a general dentist in Melbourne and Warrandyte.
Furthering his expertise, Dr Lavrin completed a three-year orthodontic specialist programme and Master's at Harvard University in the United States.
He has been the recipient of numerous awards for scholastic and clinical excellence and Dr Lavrin has published articles in orthodontic and scientific literature.
He has worked in private orthodontic practice in Massachusetts, USA, lectured in Australia and internationally in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Fiji, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea. He has also taught orthodontics to dental students at Harvard University.
Dr Lavrin has taught in the Orthodontic Department at the University of Melbourne and is on the Editorial Board of the Australian Orthodontic Journal.
He is a Clinical Consultant and International Lecturer for Invisalign. He is proud to be part of a husband and wife team with Dr Sarah Lawrence at Lavrin & Lawrence Orthodontics. Their practice has Diamond Provider status from Invisalign.