Dr Whittle BDS, MDS (Adelaide), FICD, MRACDS (Ortho) graduated in dentistry from The University of Adelaide and completed his orthodontic training there, after practising as a general dentist in the Royal Australian Navy. He later retired as Fleet Dental Surgeon after 13 years of Navy service. He has been involved in clinical teaching of both undergraduate and postgraduate students at The University of Adelaide and The University of Sydney.
Dr Whittle practices in the ACT. He travels from Canberra each month to teach clinical orthodontics to the postgraduate orthodontic residents at The University of Adelaide.
Dr Whittle is married with three adult children and enjoys sport, particularly cricket, rugby union and snow-skiing. He is an active senior rugby referee in the ACT, coaching and mentoring school-age referees.