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Peninsula Orthodontics

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Dr Pepicelli received his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne in 1994. Following this, he worked as a general dentist in Melbourne prior to undertaking specialist orthodontic training at the University of Melbourne. He attained his Graduate Diploma and Master’s Degree in Orthodontics in 2003.

Dr Pepicelli received numerous awards for scholastic excellence throughout his undergraduate degree. In 2000, he achieved the best results in the primary examinations for fellowship of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Australasia and was consequently awarded the prestigious F.G. Christensen Memorial Prize.

In 2004, Dr Pepicelli was granted the Diploma of Membership in Orthodontics, from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, after passing the necessary examination.

Dr Pepicelli has been working in private specialist orthodontic practice since 2004. He takes immense pride in his work and enjoys observing the positive functional and aesthetic effects that orthodontic treatment provides to patients in his care.

In order to keep up to date with the latest technological advances and materials, Dr Pepicelli regularly attends local professional association meetings as well as local and international conferences. His passion and enthusiasm for orthodontics is further demonstrated by the position he holds as Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics at the University of Melbourne, allowing him to be intimately involved in the training of the next generation of orthodontists.

Dr Pepicelli has published a paper in American orthodontic literature and lectured extensively on various orthodontic topics to dental students, general dentists and allied health professionals.

He spends much of his spare time with his wife and enjoys playing golf, reading and travelling. He has a keen interest in art, exploring the wine regions of Australia and is an avid supporter of the Collingwood Football Club.


Dr Sable gained his specialist qualification from the University of Melbourne with a Master’s Degree in Orthodontics in 2002. He attained his Bachelor of Dental Science, also from Melbourne University, in 1995 and prior to that completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in 1989.

Dr Sable says some of the more rewarding aspects of being an orthodontist include forming long-term relationships with his patients and seeing the wonderful aesthetic and functional results that orthodontic treatment provides. “It is very satisfying when the pieces of the puzzle come together, particularly seeing the great smile on the patient’s face at the end of treatment.”

His passion for orthodontics has extended into teaching; in addition to presenting lectures to dentists and dental students several times a year, Daniel has been appointed as a Clinical Demonstrator for the Postgraduate Orthodontic Programme at the University of Melbourne. He has also made presentations to the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Society of Orthodontists and in 2002 won the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Young Lecturer’s Award. He regularly attends local and international orthodontic meetings and conferences in order to keep abreast of the latest developments in orthodontic technology and materials. His philosophy is to constantly evolve whilst staying true to the basic principles of sound diagnosis and treatment.

Dr Sable has published papers in eminent scientific journals including the Australian Dental Journal, the Angle Orthodontist and the Annals of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Outside of work hours he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. His hobbies include traveling, cycling and running. He also has a keen interest in art, architecture and design.


After completing his undergraduate studies, Alan completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Melbourne, before working as a general dentist in both public and private clinics. He then undertook specialist orthodontic training at the University of Melbourne to obtain his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry.

Alan is a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists, and Australian Dental Association. He has also achieved certification with the Australian Orthodontic Board.

Alan takes pride in building rapport with his patients and make visiting the practice a wonderful experience. He is focused on delivering the very best possible care and strives for perfection with every one of his patients.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Gloria and pug Herbert, reading, Pilates, exploring new cafes and restaurants, and watching the Essendon Football Club.


Dr. David Zhang is a specialist orthodontist committed to providing the highest quality of orthodontic care for adults, teenagers, and children alike.

Dr. David completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne and achieved Dux of Class four years in a row. His passion for orthodontics allowed him to obtain the Mervyn Townsend Memorial Prize for the top student in orthodontics. After practicing as a general dentist for several years in Victorian metro and regional communities, he returned to the University of Melbourne to complete his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry, with a specialist degree in Orthodontics in which he achieved first-class honours.

Throughout the years of practicing dentistry, Dr. David has built a reputation for developing excellent rapport with his patients and takes pride in providing the highest level of orthodontic care.

Academically, Dr. David has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at various conferences. He has taught and mentored dental students at the University of Melbourne, with an aim to invest in the future generation of dental practitioners.

Dr. David’s interests outside of orthodontics include reading, go-karting, archery, and spending time with family. In his spare time, he also practices as an optometrist, which was his first qualification obtained prior to orthodontics.

Other than English, Dr. David also speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, and Teochew.