Dr Shiva Senathirajah is a Perth local who graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Dental degree with Honours, and then completed 3 years at The University of Melbourne to gain her qualifications as a Specialist Orthodontist. Before commencing her Specialist Orthodontic training, Shiva worked as a general dentist in a Perth private practice for 6 years. In addition to providing the highest standard of orthodontic care for patients, Shiva has an interest in orthodontic clinical research and has presented her research nationally at the Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation Meeting and internationally at the American Association of Orthodontists Annual Sessions and the European Orthodontic Society Congress. Shiva participated in the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award programme in the USA and was also awarded first prize for the TP Postgraduate Clinical Award. She is certified with the Australasian Orthodontic Board and holds membership with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. In her spare time Shiva likes baking, practicing yoga, taking in the natural beauty of Perth on long walks and exploring different cultures through food, music and travel. Shiva loves being an orthodontist and feels it is a privilege to work together with patients to transform their smiles, which can be enjoyed for the rest of their lives.