Oral Health Centre of Western Australia
Dr Bennett is a full-time clinical orthodontist at the School of Dentistry, The University of Western Australia.
Dr Bennett graduated from the UWA Postgraduate Orthodontics program in 2009 where he was awarded the ‘Best Postgraduate Case Presentation’ by the Australian Society of Orthodontists. During his postgraduate studies, he received research funding from the Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation for Research and Education (ASOFRE), and has achieved sponsorship status with the ASOFRE.
His research interests include the long-term stability of surgical-orthodontic treatment, three-dimensional imaging of facial asymmetry, biology of tooth movement and orthodontic biomechanics.
Dr. Mithran Goonewardene completed his Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Western Australia and undertook his specialist training at the Forsyth Dental Center in Boston, USA, obtaining a Certificate in Orthodontics from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Forsyth Dental Center and a Master of Medical Science degree from the Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Goonewardene is head of orthodontics and the University of Western Australia and combines part-time practice in Subiaco, Booragoon and Broome for nearly 30 years. He delivers numerous lectures and courses locally, nationally and internationally and plays an active role in education and delivery of orthodontic and surgical services in Sri Lanka, where he visits regularly.
Dr. Goonewardene is an active member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Sri Lankan Orthodontic Society and the Australian Dental Association. He is a full member of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Goonewardene is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International.
Dr. Goonewardene is a proud father of seven children. Roy the oldest is an orthodontist who works in the practice. Christine is a physiotherapist, Georgia is studying in London, Katherine and Elizabeth are working in London and Andrew studying at UWA. Jasmine, a todler is keeping both mum Tania and dad busy at home.
After completing his undergraduate studies at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA, Associate Professor Mike Razza earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, USA. Dr Razza later went on to receive his Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry, USA and has been teaching in the profession for 23 years and in private practice for 18 years.
Associate Professor Razza is an active member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO) as a past Federal ASO president and a past ASO WA Branch President. Dr Razza is also an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Asian Pacific Society of Orthodontists and the Australian Dental Association. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International and a member of Delta Sigma Delta. He is a frequent lecturer in his profession and to dental and postgraduate students.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
Dr Sim is a Dental Board certified orthodontic specialist with 27 years experience. He offers personal attention to all his patients in a friendly, dedicated, honest and straight-forward manner. He is committed to providing his patients with the best possible orthodontic care.
Dr Sim obtained his dental degree in 1985. He completed his specialist orthodontic training at UWA in 1996 graduating with a MDSc (Orthodontics). Since 1999, he has held a faculty teaching appointment at the Dental School, UWA and is currently Associate Professor in Orthodontics.