Dr Skilton has been involved in orthodontics since 2003. He is an expert in the field and shares the vision of creating beautiful, healthy smiles for his patients.
Dr Skilton undertook his dental degree at the University of Otago (New Zealand), graduating with numerous awards for clinical and academic excellence. From there, he ventured to Far North Queensland to work as a dentist in the government service in Cairns and the remote areas of the Sunshine State. Much of his work there involved flying into remote communities with the Royal Flying Doctor Service to provide dental care.
After his adventures in the north, Dr Skilton joined the Graduate Program at the University of Melbourne to specialise in the field of orthodontics. He graduated from this program with a published thesis and numerous awards and recognition for his research. Jon also gained the prestigious prize for Clinical Excellence from the Australasian Society of Orthodontists for presenting the best clinical cases as a student.
Dr Skilton is published in the dental literature, has presented at numerous events and teaches at both Melbourne and La Trobe Universities.
He enjoys gardening, cooking and travelling.