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Dr Markijan Hupalo – Prosthodontist

 Originally from Brisbane, Dr Hupalo is a Sydney-based Prosthodontist. He obtained his primary degree from Queensland University and graduated with Honours in 1988. He commenced his dental practicing career as a Dental Officer with the Royal Australian Air Force, where he worked for almost ten years. In 1996 he completed his military service and returned to Sydney to begin specialist training in 1996. He gained specialist registration in 1999 after graduating from the specialist clinical training programme in prosthodontics at the University of Sydney. He has a specialist private practice in Sydney with an international reputation for quality dental solutions and patient care. Apart from the traditional dental restorative solutions, Dr Hupalo has a special interest in adhesive dentistry and conservative dental solutions. Dr Hupalo holds a teaching appointment with the University of Sydney and is involved in Prosthodontic education at the undergraduate and post graduate level.  He is an advisor to tertiary institutions, industry and is a consultant to the legal profession. Visit: www.drmarkijan.com.au

Dr Andrew Pitsis – Orthodontist

Dr Pitsis graduated as a Specialist Orthodontist from the University of Sydney in 2001 with a Distinction average and first in his class. He has 10 University awards including 2 University Medals and was also awarded for the best treated patient case presentation by the Australian Society of Orthodontists. In 2002 he was accepted as a Certified Member of the prestigious Australasian Orthodontic Board (AOB) and in 2007 he was invited to be the NSW examiner for board cases and currently assesses cases for the AOB. Dr Pitsis ensures that he remains at the cutting edge of orthodontic education by teaching and examining orthodontic registrars at the University of Sydney on a pro bono basis for the last 20 years. Dr Pitsis has also donated his time and expertise to “Give A Smile”, a program that provides free orthodontic care for disadvantaged patients. Dr Pitsis’ opened his solo boutique practice in 2002 and it was the first of its kind in Sydney as he began treating adult patients of the most complex and severe nature in the most efficient, gentle, discrete and successful ways possible. He currently enjoys treating adults and children in his Martin Place, Sydney practice. Visit: www.ajpitsis.com.au

Dr John Bone – Endodontist

John graduated with BDS from the University of Sydney in 1978. Following 3 years in general practice John completed a MDSc in Endodontics at the University of Sydney in 1983. He then commenced at his present location as an endodontist. John is a senior clinical educator at the University of Sydney and works in the undergraduate program at Westmead Centre for Oral Health. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association (NSW), Australian Society of Endodontology, Australian Society of Periodontology, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists and the Multidisciplinary Academy. Visit: www.macendo.com.au

Dr Eric Carter – Oral Surgeon

Dr Eric Carter has been involved in the specialty of oral surgery since graduating from Sydney University in 1974.  His training in dentoalveolar surgery was gained at Sydney Dental Hospital followed by transfer to The Royal Newcastle Hospital, NSW, where emphasis was on trauma and cosmetic surgery.  He became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 1978. Dr Carter transferred to the newly established Faculty of Dentistry in Hong Kong in 1980 and held an appointment as lecturer in oral surgery and oral medicine for six years. This led a long standing relationship with Asia. He became a permanent resident of Hong Kong and Singapore and worked in private practice in Hong Kong as Consultant Surgeon for twenty four years before returning to Sydney. Dr Carter spent two years at the Sydney Dental Hospital in the Department of Oral Surgery as Senior Clinical Specialist.  He establish surgical training for the new Graduate Diploma in Oral Surgery for the University of Sydney.  He is registered as a Specialist Oral Surgeon in NSW and currently works in Private Surgical Practice at Vintage Surgical Specialists. Visit: www.vintagesurgicalspecialists.com.au