North Shore Orthodontics
Dr Deane graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours and was awarded the University Medal.
After practicing dentistry in Shepparton, she returned to Sydney to work in private dental practice. She also contributed to the public sector through her work at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health and in teaching undergraduate dental students, at the same time completing her Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
Dr Deane returned to the University of Sydney and completed a Masters of Dental Science in Orthodontics with Honours. Her special areas of research were Root Resorption and Oral Appliance Therapy for the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, on which she has published several papers.
Dr Lewis grew up in Wahroonga and attended St Aloysius' College. He then went on to the University of Sydney and graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. This was followed by more than ten years in general dentistry in rural Australia and overseas.
Dr Lewis returned to the University of Sydney to follow his dream and achieve his specialist qualifications. Immediately after graduating, he joined North Shore Orthodontics as a partner.
He is committed to orthodontic excellence - not only in his practices but within the profession - and continued to teach in the specialist orthodontic program for more than a decade before becoming an accreditor of specialists training programs. He has held many professional positions and is currently the Vice President of the Australian Society of Orthodontics.
Dr Lewis enjoys travel to unusual destinations as well as snow skiing and hiking. His family runs a small rural cattle property as a diversion to clinical practice and city life.
Dr Fong finished his Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree with Honours from the University of Sydney in 2000.
He worked at Westmead Dental Hospital for two years, gaining valuable experience as a Dental Officer and Resident in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Paediatric Dentistry, and Department of Oral Medicine.
During this time, he also completed the Primary Examination for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
Dr Fong was then accepted into the Master of Dental Science (Orthodontics) degree at the University of Sydney in 2003 as one of the most talented and youngest in the University’s history. He successfully completed his specialist orthodontic training in 2005 and was awarded the prestigious Postgraduate Clinical Award, given to the best treated case of all the orthodontic postgraduate students in Australia.
Since graduation, he has worked in several practices along the North Shore and Northern Beaches. He has now established a brand new, modern orthodontic practice, Just Orthodontics, in North Sydney.
Matthew grew up in Albury prior to moving to Killara as a boy. He was educated at St Aloysius’ College junior school before becoming a boarder at St Ignatius’ College Riverview. After graduating from Sydney University, where he obtained degrees in Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Dentistry, Matthew headed to Tamworth to gain experience as a general dentist.
He then went on to study orthodontics in Denmark. Upon returning to Australia, he completed a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) at the University of Western Australia. Whilst in Perth, Matthew was involved in research and publications on the topics of oral health and inter-molar mandibular distraction osteogenesis (IMDO). As part of his time in Perth he taught orthodontics to dental students at the University of Western Australia.
One of his special interests is biomechanical force systems and their application for minimising orthodontic treatment times. Some of his favourite things to do are skiing, bushwalking and building intricate Lego structures.