Dr Stewart grew up in country Queensland and initially studied a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy. She returned to university and completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery through the University of Adelaide in 2004. Dr Stewart was recognised on the Dean’s List on completion of her undergraduate studies and received the prestigious Moore Medal for overall academic excellence and outstanding contribution as an undergraduate student.
Following graduation, Dr Stewart worked as a Dental Registrar at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children for 2 years. She then restricted her practice to paediatrics and worked for Auckland District Health Service at Starship Children’s Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Middlemore Hospital for a further 3 years. Dr Stewart returned to the University of Adelaide to undertake her Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics. She graduated in 2013 with a Dean’s commendation for excellence for her research on dental ankylosis. Dr Stewart worked as an Associate Orthodontist until purchasing Dianella Noranda Orthodontics in 2020.
Outside of orthodontics, Dr Stewart is interested in mid-century furniture, travel and loves spending time with her miniature dachshunds, Harvey and Milo.