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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 personalized orthodontic treatment plan that ensures long-lasting oral health to patients in Melbourne.

Dr Kip Homewood


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.


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.


Dr Adam Wallace

Adam Wallace has had more than 17 years of experience in the dental profession. He was born and raised near Leongatha, South Gippsland. He has since completed both his Dentistry and Orthodontic specialist training at the University of Melbourne where he has continued to lecture, demonstrate and examine since graduating in 2005.

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We pride ourselves on delivering treatment for you and your family that is thorough, accurate, reliable and effective orthodontics Melbourne patients can recommend.

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Five of the most common overbite causes

An overbite can be caused by a number of factors, including genetics, tooth loss, and oral habits developed during childhood. An overbite, a common orthodontic problem, can be caused by a few different factors. The issue occurs when the top front teeth extend beyond the bottom front teeth. In many cases, this may cause a minor issue without any uncomfortable symptoms, but in severe cases, the problem can contribute to a range of other concerns, including gum disease, tooth decay, and jaw pain. Read on to find out more about the possible causes and what can be done to resolve the issue. What is an overbite, exactly? An overbite is a type of malocclusion that causes an incorrect bite position in which the front teeth protrude over the jaw. Although malocclusion can cause cosmetic issues in some cases, it can also cause some uncomfortable symptoms. An overbite differs from an…