Smile Time Orthodontics: Dunsborough
Dr Barley is the principal orthodontist and director of Smile Time Orthodontics. Dr Barley received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Western Australia, where she was awarded numerous prizes including the Dr F J Simpson Prize in Dentistry, the UWA Graduates Association Prize for the student of the year, the Australian Dental Association Prize for the highest achieving student, and the Kenneth S G Sutherland Prize in Preventive Dentistry.
Dr Barley pursued her orthodontic training at the University of Sydney, completing her Masters in Orthodontics with Honours. She was awarded the Elsdon Storey Research Award from the Australian Society of Orthodontists Foundation for Research and Education, for the best research paper in Australia.
Dr Barley consults at all of our office locations. She is committed to continuing education, having lectured locally and nationally on numerous occasions, as well as attending national and international conferences regularly. She is particularly committed to advancing technologies within orthodontics and implementing them within her practices for the benefit of patients.
Dr Barley enjoys creating beautiful, natural and healthy smiles for her patients. She welcomes all aspects of orthodontics, from interceptive orthodontics and early management of children, adolescent treatment, aesthetic orthodontic appliances for adults, and complex interdisciplinary orthodontic cases. She enjoys the privilege of treating families and children and witnessing the changes in their smile.
Dr Naomi Kohan graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Western Australia in 2010. She has gained considerable experience in general dentistry by working in remote Western Australia and the metropolitan area in both the public and private sectors. Additionally, she was a dental registrar at the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children giving her a specialist insight into paediatric dentistry.
Dr Kohan moved to Sydney in 2013 after being accepted for the highly competitive specialist orthodontics programme at the University of Sydney. She is committed to evidence-based orthodontics and was involved in an international research project with Hiroshima University, Japan. Furthermore, she has a special interest in accelerated orthodontics and has presented on this topic at a national postgraduate meeting.
Dr Kohan enjoys providing her patients with a full scope of orthodontic treatment ranging from early growth modification treatment to adult treatment with lingual braces and Invisalign. She has a kind and caring nature and makes all her patients feel at ease in the dental chair.
Dr Kohan is a certified Member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board and has also qualified as a member of both the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the specialist field of orthodontics.
In addition to orthodontics, Dr Kohan loves to keep active and is a keen swimmer. She is a volunteer Surf Lifesaver and regularly competes in open water swimming events.