Smile Team Orthodontics: Fairy Meadow
Dr Geenty received his dental training at Otago University in New Zealand, graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1975. He spent two years as Dental Registrar at a provincial hospital before returning to Otago to begin post-graduate training in orthodontics.
Dr Geenty started practice in Wollongong in 1981. In 1985 he was appointed part-time Clinical Associate in Orthodontics at Westmead Hospital and in 1993, a Senior Clinical Associate at the University of Sydney. In 2008 he was appointed Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney.
Dr Geenty spends two days a month teaching post-graduate students at Sydney University. He has had several original articles published in scientific journals and he lectures to orthodontists and dentists in Australia and overseas.
Dr Geenty is a keen runner and competes in both 10km and half marathon events.
Dr Ho completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He worked in a private general practice in Auckland before serving in the New Zealand Defence Force as a Dental Officer for three years. He then migrated to Australia to begin his post-graduate training in Orthodontics at the University of Adelaide, where he received Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics).
Dr Ho is a member of the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthodontics). He has lectured at various professional meetings and international conferences and was an invited speaker at the recent conference of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
Dr Ho enjoys soccer, basketball and snowboarding. He is also a certified coach in ten-pin bowling and participates in competitions.
Professor Darendeliler received his primary degree from the University of Istanbul, followed by orthodontic training at the University of Geneva, and completed his PhD at the University of Gazi.
During the course of his career he has undertaken duties as a clinical instructor, research and postgraduate coordinator at the University of Geneva, Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina and Research Professor at the University of Southern California. He has lectured in North America, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.
Professor Darendeliler’s research interests include orthodontic tooth movement, root resorption, obstructive sleep apnoea, magnetic fields and magnetic forces and dentofacial orthopaedics. He currently holds the posts of Research Collaborator and Visiting Instructor in Orthodontics and Pedodontics at Geneva University, Head of Discipline and Professor and Chair in Orthodontics, Sydney University, and Head of Department of Orthodontics, Sydney Dental Hospital.
Peter was born and raised in Sydney where he attended Fort Street High School. After completing high school Peter travelled to Adelaide to complete his Bachelor of dental surgery. Peter returned to Sydney to work in private practice and to tutor oral surgery students at the University of Sydney. He received his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney in 2015.
Peter also has completed a Masters in Philosophy at the University of Sydney, where he won the Sydney University research award in 2014. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in the general dental field, a member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in the field of orthodontics all by examination.
Peter has a special interest in sleep apnoea and offers his time volunteering as the consultant orthodontist in a specialised multidisciplinary sleep team every month in the Illawarra. In his spare time, Peter enjoys playing tennis and spending time with his wife and young child.
Emmanuel was born and raised in Sydney. He attended Normanhurst Boys’ High School before moving to South Australia to study dentistry at the University of Adelaide where he graduated concurrently with both Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (First Class Honours). Emmanuel returned to Sydney upon graduation and worked as a general dentist in private practice. Pursuing his interest in orthodontics, he underwent specialist training at the University of Sydney and received his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics.
In his final year of study, he was awarded the Australian Begg Society of Orthodontists Award for Best Postgraduate Clinical Case. He has been awarded Membership to the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing piano and learning guitar. He also likes keeping active with tennis and basketball.
Jessica completed Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Distinction at the University of Otago.
She moved to Australia where she worked as a general dentist for three years, before specialising in Orthodontics. She undertook her specialist training at the University of Sydney and was awarded the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics. In her final year of study, the Australian Orthodontic Board awarded her the Best Postgraduate Clinical Case. Jessica is committed to further education, regularly attending dental conferences locally and around the world.
She has been awarded Membership to the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and is currently a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and the Australian Orthodontic Board.
Apart from her passion for orthodontics, Jessica also loves travelling and bush walking. She is actively involved in her local community, and is fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin).
Jessica was born and raised in Singapore where she is proficient in English and Mandarin Chinese. In her formative high school years, she moved to Brisbane with her immediate family. Jessica completed a Bachelor of Dental Science from Griffith University and practiced as a general dentist in regional Queensland and Brisbane. She was also a clinical supervisor for final year dental students at her alma mater.
She decided to pursue her dream of being an orthodontist and relocated to Sydney for specialist training. She was awarded a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney.
Jessica is a current member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and the Australian Orthodontic Board. She has been awarded Membership to the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
Jessica enjoys playing keyboard in a band, going to pop concerts and hiking coastal trails. She likes attempting adrenaline-filled activities and has been skydiving and scuba diving.