Berwick Orthodontic Specialists
Dr Theresia Sudjalim completed her Bachelor of Dental Science degree from the University of Melbourne in 1998, after which she obtained her Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
She graduated with six commendations for the Primary Examinations and was awarded the Kenneth J.G. Sutherland prize for the final examinations. Theresia completed a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry degree specialising in Orthodontics from the University of Melbourne in 2007 and was awarded the Dean’s Medal from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Edinburgh for her final examinations.
Theresia has been a clinical demonstrator and conducts seminars at the University of Melbourne and currently lectures for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. She is the president of the Australian Dental Association Greater Dandenong Group, and is the Chairperson of the Australian Society of Orthodontists Communications and Information Committee.
Dr Thomas Lo graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science degree in 2005, after which he practiced as a general dentist for 4 years.
Looking for a further challenge and exciting career change, Thomas was accepted into the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry postgraduate program at The University of Melbourne and graduated in 2012.
After three years of specialist Orthodontic training, Thomas was welcomed into our work family in 2013. Thomas is a visiting lecturer to the Melbourne Dental School at The University of Melbourne as well as a tutor at Latrobe University Dental School.
Thomas was married in 2014 to the lovely Julie and together they have one pet dog, Cooper. He enjoys golfing, skiing and has a passion for cooking and fine cuisine.
Thomas enjoys overcoming the challenges presented to him in Orthodontics, seeing the lives and smiles of his patient’s transformed and being part of their growth process.
By keeping up to date with current technologies and appliances, Thomas is always striving to achieve the best possible results for his orthodontic patients, which to him is the same quality of care he would provide for his family members.
JP graduated from the University of Manchester in the UK with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree and practiced general dentistry for 16 years. After completion of the Primary examinations at the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons in 2013, he was keen to pursue his long-term ambition of becoming an orthodontist. He then undertook 3 years of full-time specialist orthodontic training; completing the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry degree at the University of Melbourne. He was also a clinical demonstrator for the final year dental students at Melbourne University.
JP was raised in the North of Ireland and moved to Australia in 2002. JP loves his social life in Melbourne, and his two dogs. He enjoys cycling, running and above all else, travelling to new destinations and going back to Ireland to see his family.
What satisfies JP the most about orthodontics, is the huge improvement in his patients self-esteem as a result of orthodontic treatment.