Smiles & Faces Orthodontics
Dr Chang received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree with honours from Sydney University in 1999 and had a successful dental practice in Canberra for 6 years. Dr Chang then pursued his orthodontic training in Adelaide, where he received his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics from the University of Adelaide, and was granted membership of the Royal Australasian college of Dental Surgeons and The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the specialised field of orthodontics in 2008.
Dr Chang has experience in the orthodontic treatment of both children and adults of all ages. He has actively participated in ongoing continuing education in all aspects of advanced orthodontics, including the latest techniques and technology of braces, Invisalign and hidden braces. He also presents regularly to groups of local dentists to promote awareness in varying areas of orthodontics. He is fluent in both English and Mandarin.
Dr Chang is passionate about creating beautiful smiles and giving his patients the confidence of a straight and healthy smile. As a parent of two growing children, Dr Chang believes a positive, encouraging practice environment where children, teenagers and young adults undertake their teeth straightening experience, also plays an important role in the character development of these individuals.
Dr Chang is active in providing dental education for the surrounding dental surgeries, organising lectures and discussions with the local dentists.
Dr Ribeiro completed her dental degree at the University of Sao Paulo, a highly renowned dental university, and undertook her orthodontic specialty training in Brazil.
She worked several years as a general dentist/orthodontist in Brazil before migrating to Australia in 2007. Aiming to expand her knowledge and expertise in orthodontics and in the field of growth and development of teeth, face and cranium, Dr Ribeiro was accepted in the PhD program at the University of Adelaide. Her PhD thesis was awarded the 2012 University of Adelaide Doctoral Research Medal for her achievements,of which results were published in renowned journals in the dental field. During her years as a researcher, she taught clinical orthodontics to undergraduate students and also obtained her dental registration in Australia.
Dr Ribeiro’s love and devotion to orthodontics propelled her to continue her studies in Australia whereshe was accepted in the prestigious Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics program at The University of Adelaide and obtained her full registration as a Specialist Orthodontist in Australia.
Dr Ribeiro is a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Australian Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, and a fellow member of the World Federation of Orthodontics. She is also a certified member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board (AOB).
Dr Ribeiro is an avid supporter for continuous learning and uses the latest cutting edge technology like Invisalign and SureSmile, ensuring you receive the best results possible.
Dr Ribeiro is a proud mother and enjoys spending time with her daughter, yoga and in her kitchen lab.