Dr Arun Shailendran completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery and practised general dentistry for several years. His quest to seek further knowledge led Dr Arun to pursue a three-year full-time specialist training leading to a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) qualification at the University of Queensland. Dr Arun has presented his research at the American Association of Orthodontists conference, the Australian Society of Orthodontists meetings, and the Orthodontic Society of Ireland conference. He is a proud recipient of the Charley Schultz resident scholar award and secured a podium finish at the Seamus Keating award competition. Furthermore, he has obtained additional specialist membership Diplomas from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.