Our Six Main Core Values
6. SERVICE IN MIND
Dr Jocelin Wen - Melbourne
(Currently studying Masters Degree in London)
GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School, UK)
Certified Invisalign Provider
Training Fellow in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine (A4M, USA)
FIADFE, FICCDE, FPFA
Following graduation from the University of Adelaide, Dr Jocelin Wen has developed her clinical repertoire across Australia and abroad.
Dr Jocelin firmly believes that excellence in dentistry resonates with life-changing differences to your overall well-being. She enjoys working with other like-minded healthcare professionals to support your journey to health and vitality.
Dr Jocelin has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics through the City of London Dental School under the guidance of Dr. Derek Mahony. Dr Mahony’s generous knowledge-sharing has inspired her passion about guiding and supporting the full growth potential of her patients to achieve facial balance and harmony. She uses removable, fixed and myofunctional appliances combined with braces or clear aligners to create healthy and beautiful smiles.
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese
Dr Mohammed Al-Saeed - Melbourne
Invisalign Education Course by Southern Cross Dental. October 2016- November 2017
Invisalign Course by Invisalign (align). October 2018
Sleep Disordered Breathing by ODL Sleep Services
The Reality of TMD Through Pacific Smiles Dental Group
Cone Beam CT Radiation Licensing Theory Course and Examination. December 2018
Has completed 3 years of post-graduate Orthodontic training leading to a graduate Diploma in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedic from City of London Dental School.
MSE certified (Prof. Won Moon)
I have strong interest in Oral Surgery, Dental Cosmetics, and Orthodontics. Patient satisfaction is my priority and I invest the best knowledge and effort I can in every case I start. I also enjoy working in the academic sector. I worked as a clinical instructor at the School of Dentistry in Latrobe University, VIC and as a lecturer in One Dental Academy for preparing dentists sitting the Australian Dental Council examinations.
Having completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004, Dr Mohammed has gone on to complete his Post graduate Diploma in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the City of London Dental School, under the guidance of Dr. Derek Mahony. In addition, he has completed many courses in various aspects of General Dentistry, especially Oral Surgery and Implantology at University of Melbourne.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Mohammed enjoys playing Tennis and Basketball.
Language Spoken: English, Arabic
Dr Ghadir Bardan - Melbourne
Doctor of Dental Surgery (Uni of Melb)
EODO Mini Residency
Certified Invisalign Provider
Ghadir completed his undergraduate and postgraduate education at the University of Melbourne. Since then, he has pursued a special interest in orthodontics under the tutelage of several of the leading programs in Australia and abroad. His commitment to excellence ensures that his patients are provided with the highest level of care and his calm and friendly demeanour helps facilitate a comfortable and relaxing experience for his patients.
Outside of work Ghadir enjoys keeping fit by playing indoor soccer and is a eyed Hawks supporter so you can find him at the footy!
Dr Vanina Lescano - Lower North Shore Sydney Branch
Dr Vanina has been working for 15 years in clinical practice. She completed her orthodontic specialisation degree in Argentina at the prestigious University of Buenos Aires. She moved to Australia and completed her dental council examinations, and has since joined Full Face Orthodontics from 2020.
Her passion is Early Interceptive treatment, in children, with a main focus on airway and sleep. Dr Vanina has a very thorough understanding of airway problems and its impact on children's facial growth and development, and behaviour and learning at school.
In her spare time, Dr Vanina enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking Argentinian food and spending time with her family.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Dr Andrea Westerhout - West Sydney Branch
BDSc (Hons) UWA
GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School, UK)
Certified Invisalign Provider
Dr Andrea Westerhout graduated with Honours from the University of Western Australia in 2010. She moved to Sydney in 2016 and has trained under the guidance of Dr Derek Mahony. She completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics through the City of London Dental School.
She is very passionate about improving the lives of her patients with airway-focused dentistry. she has an eye for detail and loves helping patients achieve their best smile. She has a very caring and gentle nature and loves treating children.
Dr Westerhout also works in family private practice in inner west Sydney where she carries out restorative and cosmetic work. Outside of work, she loves keeping fit and active and enjoys music, arts and the surf.
Language Spoken: English
Dr Isabel Drewling - South Sydney Branch
Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopaedics Postgraduate
Orthognathic Surgery Postgraduate
Invisalign Official European Master (Invisalign/Spark Provider)
Official Damon System Master
Official Mse Technique Provider (Dr. Won Moon)
DENTISTRY DEGREE UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA (2006 – 2011)
POSTGRADUATE OF ORTHODONTICS (2011 – 2014, ATHENEA DENTAL INSTITUTE)
Knowledge of orthopaedics and early interceptive treatment
Clear Aligner certification 2012
Self-ligating brackes system certification 2103
Orthodontcs microimplants TAD certification 2013
POSTGRADUATE OF DENTAL ESTHETIC (Catalan society of dentistry 2012-2013)
POSTGRADUATE OF ORTHOGNATIC SURGERY (European University Miguel de Cervantes) 2014
ASSOCIATE TECAHER AT UNIVERISTY SAN JORGE AS CLINICAL AND THEORICAL TEACHER IN ORTHODONTICS MASTER SINCE JANUARY 2017.
OFFICIAL DAMON SYSTEM MASTER (JANUARY 2019-JANUARY 2020)
PASSED ADC ACCREDITATION 5th JUNE 2019.
PRACTICE HISTORY: Full time orthodontist since 2014.
Dr Lina Carrillo - South Sydney Branch
Dr Lina Carrillo graduated from the Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal from Lima-Peru as a Dental Surgeon in 1999, then she did a diploma in orthodontics, moved to Australia and after passing her ADC she attended further studies in orthodontics with Dr Derek Mahony, she went to work at several private practices offering orthodontic treatment while also working at Full Face Orthodontics at Harris Park fo about 4 years. She sees the mouth as the entry point for the whole body and always try to find the why of the problem of what people have to help them fix their issues. She constantly attends to courses to improve her knowledge. In her free time she likes to knit and crochet and plays soccer on the weekends. She enjoys her love for soccer with her 2 kids and husband who also play.
Dr M Javeed Rouf - Upper North Shore Sydney Branch
BDS, MDS Orthodontics (India)
Certified Invisalign provider.
Member of Australian Dental Association,
Member of Indian Orthodontic Society
Member of American Association of Orthodontists
Member of World Federation of Orthodontists
“I love my job as I find it extremely rewarding. I believe working together with my patients is the best way to achieve optimal functional results and a beautiful smile. The best part of my job is getting to know my patients and then seeing their confidence grow as their treatment progresses.”
Dr Javeed Rouf completed his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics, from India.
He worked in the Northshore Auckland, NZ from 2002 to 2007.
He then moved to Sydney and commenced work in private practice in Orthodontics.
Outside of dentistry he loves playing cricket with his teenage son.
Dr Sara Youssefinia – West Sydney Branch
DDS, MS (Specialist Orthodontist)
Doctor of Dental Surgery 2002-2008
Master of Orthodontics 2010-2013
Associate Professor of Orthodontics 2014-2019
GradDip Ortho (City of London Dental School, UK) 2020-2023
Certified Invisalign/Spark Provider
Official MSE Technique Provider (Prof. Won Moon)
Dr Sara Youssefinia completed her dental education and orthodontic residency in Tehran, Iran. After graduation, she worked at orthodontic department of dental faculty for 5 years, where she enhanced her skills in orthodontic research and practical skills. She has been treating orthodontic patients since 2013.
Dr Youssefinia is actively involved in continuing professional development to ensure that her skills and knowledge stay at the forefront of clinical dentistry. She is highly skilled in all fields of Orthodontics with special interest in Early Interceptive treatment, Growth modification and Nonextraction treatment plans. Dr Sara has a very thorough understanding of airway problems and its impact on children's facial growth and development. She loves helping patients achieve their best smile.
Language spoken: English and Farsi
Dr Carmen Karadeniz – East Sydney Branch
DDS, PhD, Dip Ortho
Carmen is passionate for providing excellence in orthodontic clinical care utilising the latest technologies available for treating patients in both clear aligners and braces.
More than 15 years’ extensive orthodontic training and experience asClinician, Academic and Clinical Educator in Orthodontics which include:
Doctor of Philosophy in Dental Science in Medical and Dental Science (Orthodontics). Nagasaki University, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan. (2004-2009)
Graduate Diploma in Orthodontics. Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University. (2001-2004)
Published research in the American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Australian Orthodontic Journal, The Angle Orthodontist, the European Journal of Orthodontics, Progress in Orthodontics, Turkish Orthodontic Journal; and Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society (APOS) Trends in Orthodontics.
Reviewer of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, The Angle Orthodontist journal, European Journal of Orthodontics, APOS Trends in Orthodontics, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, Australasian Orthodontic Journal, International Orthodontics, Dental Press of Orthodontics, Bioactive Materials, Archives of Oral Biology and Progress of Orthodontics.
Senior Lecturer Orthodontics at the University of Sydney (2009-2012) training postgraduate students to become specialist Orthodontists in Australia.
Senior Lecturer and course coordinator of the Discipline of Orthodontics at James Cook University (2016-2021), sharing her expertise and skills with undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Member of the Australian Dental Association, World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Turkish Orthodontic Society and Australasian Sleep Association (ASA).
Languages: Native Spanish speaker, fluent in Japanese and Turkish.
Outside of work, you will find Carmen spending time with family and friends or bike riding with her children Sami and Lara.
Dr Carl Pan – East Sydney Branch
BOHDSc, GDipDentl GDipOrtho (U.K), Fellow of FIADFE, FICCDE
Dr Carl was educated at Sydney Boys’ High, before moving to the Gold Coast where he completed both his Bachelors and Post-Graduate Diploma in Dentistry with distinction. Furthermore, he has completed a 3 year postgraduate orthodontic degree from the City of London Dental School.
Carl’s friendly and caring nature ensures that his patients always feel comfortable in the treatment that he provides.
Dr. Vinita Dsouza – Melbourne Branch
BDS, MDS, India
Australian Dental Council Certified
Dr. Vinita pursued her Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Masters in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics in one of the most prestigious universities in India following which she then taught at before calling Australia Home.
She is known for her friendly and caring chair side manner which makes one feel at ease during their orthodontic visits.
Vinita loves to talk, and by doing so, she builds strong and trusted relationships with her patients. She believes in providing Optimal Dental care to each Patient catering to their individual needs and in their best interest. As a mum of two, she’s very patient and kind with children and makes it a fun and pain free experience for them.
She believes that Orthodontics is not only about aligning the teeth, but also the harmony of the whole face and airway to improve overall function and aesthetics. She treats each patient with dedication and detail, and helps them achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.
Outside of work she enjoys to travel, meet new people of different cultures and loves spending time with her family and friends.