Smile Time Orthodontics: Mindarie
Dr Lloyd Buck was born and raised in Perth. He attended Christ Church Grammar School prior to studying Science and Engineering at the University of Western Australia. He then completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide, graduating on the Dean's list, and also his Bachelor of Science in Dentistry with First Class Honours looking at the prosthetic replacement of the temporomandibular joint. During his dental studies he received the J.L. Eustace Scholarship and the Dental Board of South Australia Research Scholarship. He was involved in representing the student body and was elected president of the Adelaide dental student society (AUDSS). After graduation Dr Buck worked as a general dentist at the Adelaide dental hospital and also in private practice in Adelaide, Bunbury and Sydney to ensure he had a well-rounded foundation in general dentistry prior to undertaking his specialist training in Orthodontics. He completed his Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney, where he was awarded the John Reading prize for the best tabled case. His research has been published in respected international journals including a systematic review and meta-analysis of upper airway changes after maxillary expansion in the European Journal of Orthodontics, and work on surgically-assisted maxillary expansion in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
He enjoys the full scope of Orthodontic care, ranging from the interceptive care of young patients to correct developing orthodontic problems all the way to complex interdisciplinary adult treatment. He is an involved member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and the Australian Dental Association, regularly attending national and international meetings to maintain his knowledge in the latest research and technology in Orthodontics. Dr Buck has been admitted to the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
His wife, Dr Jippy Buck, is also a Specialist Orthodontist. They have two young sons, with another child on the way. Dr Buck believes in providing honest advice and in delivering an exceptionally high standard of treatment to his patients. For this reason, he would not recommend anything that he would not advise to his own family.
In his limited spare time, he really enjoys working with his hands in activities like woodworking as well as spending time with family and friends.
Dr Frank Furfaro received his Bachelor of Science followed with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours, from the University of Western Australia. He was awarded numerous prizes including the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Prize and the Wynn Needham Memorial Prize for the highest achieving student over the five years of the dentistry degree, the Kenneth J G Sutherland Prize in Clinical Dentistry and the Australian Society of Orthodontists Prize in Orthodontics.
Dr Furfaro went on to complete his Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) from the University of Western Australia. He is Specialist Orthodontist, a full member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Society of Orthodontics (ASO), the Australasian Orthodontic Board (AOB), the World Federation of Orthodontists and the American Association of Orthodontists. He is currently an orthodontic clinical supervisor for the dentistry students at the University of Western Australia.
Dr Furfaro is dedicated to providing his patients with exceptional orthodontic care and is committed to continuing education to ensure he is at the forefront of orthodontic knowledge, participating in meetings and conferences nationally and internationally regularly.
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.