Chandler Orthodontics
Meet the Team at Chandler Orthodontics

Dr Chandler B.D.Sc. (Melb.), PhD (Melb.), M.D.Sc. (Melb.) - Orthodontist

Dr Janine Chandler completed her Bachelor of Dental Science and Master of Dental Science in Orthodontics, as well as a PhD at the University of Melbourne.  This doctorate is indeed a rare and unique academic achievement in her chosen profession as an orthodontist.

Dr Chandler is the principal of the orthodontic practice that has been established for over 16 years - (the time she has been practising). She has been keenly involved in undergraduate training at the School of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne, and is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and Australian Society of Orthodontists.

Dr Chandler regularly attends continuing education programs. 
"This ensures that our practice is kept at the forefront of new
technology ensuring that we can provide you with the best
orthodontic treatment techniques in minimal treatment time."

Showing caring and compassion Dr Chandler takes great pleasure in bringing a new and satisfied smile to each and every patient.

Catherine Pollard BOHT (Griffith) - Dental Hygienist and Therapist

At our practice we have a dental hygienist, Catherine, who has more than 10 years experience in the field of orthodontics.  Catherine worked for Dr Chandler as a dental assistant before returning to university to broaden her knowledge and further develop her skills.  Catherine has completed her Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy at Griffith University.  She works closely with Dr Chandler and our patients throughout their orthodontic treatment.  In our practice Catherine’s role involves:

  • Oral Hygiene assistance and instruction
  • Collection of diagnostic records, study models and    photographic records
  • Saliva testing
  • Removing orthodontic appliances
  • Assisting with the placement of braces
  • Assisting with placing and removing archwires

All members of our team attend continuing education programs to ensure that we are providing you with the best and up to date service possible.  Our dental assistants all complete the Certificate III in dental assisting at University to further develop their knowledge and skills ensuring that they understand all aspects of dentistry to assist you with any further information that you may require.