Orthodontist Melbourne

At South East Orthodontics we are committed to providing the highest quality orthodontic care for your smile. We offer several types of treatment options to personalise your needs using the most appropriate techniques.

A part of our philosophy is to listen carefully to your needs, and to provide you with a personalised treatment plan that ensures long-lasting oral health.

Dr Kip Homewood

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Welcome to South East Orthodontics

At South East Orthodontics, we are dedicated to providing high quality orthodontic care for patients from all over Melbourne including Berwick, Narre Warren, Pakenham, Warragul and surrounding suburbs. Our Orthodontists and support team also provide orthodontic treatments to patients travelling to our practice from as far as Gippsland and surrounding regions.

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Dr Kip Homewood

Kip has an intense passion for his work. He loves orthodontics and the results achieved from treatment. He is always happy to see how pleased his patients’ and their families are with the results. You’ll be comfortable with his easy-going nature and sense of humour. He’ll treat you like a member of his family and your children as if they were his own.

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Dr Nishan Fernando

Dr Nishan Fernando is from the deep South of New Zealand. He completed a Bachelor of Science in physiology, and Post Graduate Diploma in Science, in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Otago. His area of research was in hypertension, and he also published a Poisons Information Monograph for the World Health Organisation.

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We pride ourselves on delivering treatment for you and your family that is thorough, accurate and individualised to your needs.

Dr Nishan Fernando

Do you need a referral for orthodontic treatment?

It is not necessary to get a referral to receive orthodontic treatment.   If you suspect that you or your child would benefit from orthodontic treatment, you may be wondering if you need to get a referral from your dentist. While your dentist may very well pick up on an alignment or bite-related issue and recommend that you see an orthodontist for further treatment, it is possible — and perfectly fine — to consult with an orthodontist without a referral. So, when might you see an orthodontist? And what are the benefits? When should you see an orthodontist?   While your dentist is qualified to treat a broad range of oral issues, orthodontists specialise in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of teeth and jaw irregularities. They work with patients of all ages to address alignment and bite-related issues and straighten the teeth and jaws for better function and overall oral…