Lane Cove Orthodontics team

Meet our team

They're with you every step of the way

At Lane Cove Orthodontics, our team of orthodontic support staff work together for the benefit of our patients.

Hilda

Hilda

Practice Manager

Hi, I’m Hilda, the practice manager at Lane Cove Orthodontics. I’m proud to be part of our dedicated and knowledgeable team. The clinic and admin staff are a great support to Dr Rex and Dr Ballard; we all enjoy working here. It’s a caring, happy and fast paced environment. We look forward to assisting you with your orthodontic treatment.

 
 

Natasha

Natasha

Treatment Coordinator

Hi, I’m Natasha. I’m the treatment coordinator at Lane Cove Orthodontics, which means I’ll be the first person you meet at your initial consultation with Dr Rex or Dr Ballard.

I have extensive experience in the dental industry, having worked in the field of oral health for many years. I can assure you the team at Lane Cove Orthodontics is the best at what they do.

 
 

Judith

Judith

Receptionist

Hi, I’m Judith. I’m the person you might see at reception scheduling your next consultation, or answering your telephone enquiry. You might also see me assisting Dr Rex and Dr Ballard in the clinic.

I was born in Switzerland and migrated to Australia when I was 24; my native language is Swiss German. I am married and have two children, Sabrina and Daniel, who are both in their twenties. Outside of work I enjoy 4-wheel driving and camping holidays, discovering this beautiful country of ours! In my spare time I work out at the gym, enjoy reading and going to the movies.

 
 

Gillian

Gillian

Receptionist

Hi, I’m Gillian. I’m one of the receptionists at Lane Cove Orthodontics so I will be your first point of contact, answering your telephone calls and scheduling your consultations. I thoroughly enjoy meeting on-going patients and of course welcoming new ones to the clinic.

Outside of work, I really enjoy spending time with my husband and teenage twins, Nathan and Courtney. My other interests are cooking, gardening, travelling, watching movies and catching up with friends.

 
 

SALLY

Sally

Receptionist

My name is Sally. I’m a receptionist at Lane Cove Orthodontics and I really enjoy being part of the professional, caring and friendly team. When I was a child I was fortunate to have grown up in an environment where many different languages and dialects were spoken. As a result, I am able to speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Bahasa. I look forward to answering your telephone calls and being of service to you.

In my free time, I like watching movies with my daughters, baking, cooking, gardening and catching up with family and friends.

 
 

Stef

Stef

Senior Clinical Assistant

Hi, I'm Stef. I have been with the practice for over six years, and in that time I have completed both my Certificate III and Certificate IV in dental assisting and radiography. As the senior clinical coordinator I ensure the clinic runs smoothly. You will also see me in the clinic, scanning for Invisalign and SureSmile treatment.

In my spare time I enjoy traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

 
 

Jess

Jess

Clinical Assistant

Hi, I'm Jess and I'm a clinical assistant. I have worked at Lane Cove Orthodontics for four years and in that time I have completed my Certificate III in dental assisting. I really enjoy learning about orthodontics and working alongside Dr Rex and the team.

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with friends and family, listening to live music, cooking and traveling up and down the coast with my partner and our dog Sadie.

 
 

Lineta

Lineta

Clinical Assistant

Hi, I’m Lineta and I’m a clinical assistant. I am the newest team member and fascinated with learning all about orthodontics. I am currently studying for my Certificate III in dental assisting.

In my spare time I love sailing, gardening and camping.

 
 

Maria

Maria

Clinical Assistant

Hi, I’m Maria and I joined the team at Lane Cove Orthodontics in 2008. I am a clinical assistant and help Dr Rex and Dr Ballard with consultations, taking photos, preparing x-rays and explaining plates and braces to patients.

I am married with three beautiful young children. In my spare time I like to read, bake and go to the gym.

 
 

Jackie

Jackie

Clinical Assistant

Hi, I’m Jackie and I am a clinical assistant. You’ll see me in the clinic helping Dr Rex and Dr Ballard with your consultations, taking photographs, and advising you on how to look after your appliances. I also help with administrative duties.

I have a Dental Assisting Certificate and a degree as a Nutritionist. However, I’ve realised my passion lies in dentistry and am currently studying to gain my Bachelor of Oral Health. In my spare time I love going out with friends, playing sport and going to the beach.

 
 

Jacob

Jacob

Clinical Assistant

I'm Jacob and I am a clinical assistant. I am currently studying a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle. I very much enjoy working and learning about orthodontics in a modern clinical practice with a professional environment and an enthusiastic caring team. When not working, I like traveling and playing sports such as swimming and archery. I love baking and decorating cakes for friends and family.

 
 

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