Smart Orthodontics: Adelaide
Dr Linda Curl BDS, BSc (Dent)(Hons), DClinDent (Orthodontics) (Adel), MOrth (RCSEd), MRACDS (Orth), MRSM (UK) In 2011 Linda joined Smart Orthodontics and subsequently became a partner in the practice. Graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2004 with both a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and a First Class in her Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Dentistry, Linda was also awarded the prestigious Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons Prize. Linda went on to do her Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics and is a member of both the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgery. Linda is passionate about being at the cutting edge of modern orthodontic research, and being involved in dental education. With three papers published in the Australian Orthodontic Journal, Linda has also presented research at both the Australian Orthodontic Congress and the World Federation of Orthodontists. Linda is involved in both teaching and assessing dental students at the University of Adelaide. Linda is a highly dedicated and active member of the Orthodontic community, whose experience and expertise ensures the highest quality treatment.
Dr Damian Gallagher BDS (Adel), MSc (Orth)(Lon), D Orth RCS(Eng) Damian completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide in 1974 and, following three years of general practice, started his Masters of Science in Orthodontics at the University of London, graduating in 1979. On returning to Adelaide he joined the practice of Drs Smart, McKinnon and Grave, becoming a partner in 1981. Since then he has provided very capable and caring orthodontic treatment to thousands of patients in rural, suburban and city locations. For 26 years Damian did a weekly session at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide treating patients with compromised health, cleft lip and palates, and craniofacial abnormalities. He has many years of experience treating a vast array of orthodontic patients. He has a very down to earth and practical approach to correcting orthodontic problems and strives to achieve an excellent outcome for all his patients. Damian has been an active member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, previously having been President and Committee Member of the SA branch. He is a very family oriented man, and he and his wife Margie have five adult children and ten grandchildren.
Dr Richard Salmon BDS(Otago, NZ) DClinDent (Orthodontics) (Adel) Richard joined Smart Orthodontics in 2001 after completing his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Otago, New Zealand and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry from the University of Adelaide. Since then he has been an active member of the orthodontic community, serving as a council member for several years and then as President of the South Australian Branch of the Australian Society of Orthodontists in 2007-2008. Since 2003 Richard has served as a Consultant Orthodontist to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Australian Craniofacial Unit where he regularly works with patients with complex medical conditions, craniofacial disorders and cleft lips and palates. He has presented at both Orthodontic and Craniofacial Conferences on this subject and is involved in the education and teaching of post-graduate students from the University of Adelaide With his wide range of experience and active involvement in both the orthodontic and craniofacial community, Richard strives to provide his patients with the best possible care.
Dr Marie Reichstein BDS, BSc Dent (Hons) (Adel), MSc (Orth) (Lond) Marie has over 20 years of experience providing high quality orthodontic care to patients throughout both urban and rural South Australia. Graduating from the University of Adelaide in 1984 with both a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Dentistry, Marie then went on to complete her Masters of Science in Orthodontics at the University of London, graduating in 1988. While at the University of London Marie was awarded the prestigious Philip Walther Prize for the highest grades in her examinations. When Marie returned to Adelaide she joined the practice of Drs Smart, McKinnon, Grave and Gallagher, where she was a former patient. Marie became a partner of the ever expanding practice in 1990 and the Managing Partner in 2014. Marie has a strong focus on staying at the forefront of modern Orthodontics. She is an active member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and has previously been the President of the South Australian Branch, as well as a Committee Member and Treasurer. Marie frequently attends national and international conferences, and in 2014 was the Convener of the highly successful 24th Australian Orthodontics Congress held in Adelaide. Marie is also a member of the Australian Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the European Society of Orthodontists and the World Federation of Orthodontists. She is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists. Marie is enthusiastic about orthodontic education and was a Clinical Tutor and Senior Clinical Tutor at The University of Adelaide for several years. She has also given numerous lectures and presentations. Marie’s vast experience, friendly nature and down to earth approach to orthodontics ensures that each of her patients have the best experience and treatment outcome at Smart Orthodontics.