Guy Farland BDS (Otago), BVSc (Massey), DClinDent (Otago), MOrth RCSEd, MRACDS (Ortho) was awarded his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with distinction at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He then worked in the public hospital system as a dentist before working in private general dentistry for 3 years in Dunedin, New Zealand. He undertook his 3-year specialists training at the University of Otago in New Zealand where he received his Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics to become an orthodontist. Guy and his young family share a passion for the South Coast and love being involved in surf life saving and the local sporting scene.
With over 15 year’s experience, Dr Steven Smith at My Smile Orthodontics is a qualified, specialist orthodontist who enjoys working with his patients to achieve their desired outcomes. Dr Smith grew up in Maryborough, in country Queensland and received his dental education at the University of Queensland. He worked initially as a school dental officer in Charleville in south-west Queensland, and then as a general dentist in a group practice in Brisbane.
Dr Smith completed a three-year orthodontic specialist programme and Master’s degree at the University of Queensland. Following graduation, he moved to Victoria and worked in a specialist orthodontic practice in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Since then, Dr Smith has successfully grown and developed practices in south-east Queensland.
Presently, Dr Smith has taken over as principal orthodontist at My Smile Orthodontics, Miranda and works on a part-time basis at My Smile Orthodontics, Engadine. He also works as a visiting consultant orthodontist in an International Dental Clinic in Vietnam.
Education and research are tantamount to the personal development of the orthodontist. Further to this, Dr Smith always endeavours to attend numerous scientific meetings and international congresses to stay up to date. He holds memberships with the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists and the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr Smith is also a member of the The Invisible Orthodontist a global group of like-minded Orthodontic specialists who are focussed on treating patients using invisible techniques.
His non-orthodontic interests include paddle boarding, cycling, music and good coffee.