Our staff aim to provide you with a personalised and enjoyable experience during your orthodontic journey. Our team aims to provide you with clinical excellence by using the latest orthodontic principles and techniques.

There are many people in the Gippsland Orthodontic team who assist our orthodontist in giving you the best possible outcome in your treatment.

Meet our team at Gippsland Orthodontics

Will - Practice Manager

Will has had a long history of working in management roles and has recently joined the Gippsland Orthodontic team to learn about all thing’s orthodontics! Originally from Latrobe in the northern parts of Tasmania, he moved to Melbourne and has worked as a relationship manager for several companies in the finance industry.

Will as the practice manager loves seeing the results patients get and how happy they are. He is also well known for giving out some special treats to patients along the way (especially if they are hangry)...

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, especially the ones of the animal variety. He can never say no to a hello and a cuddle from any animal... particularly his dogs, Hughie and Brown Dog.

Tameka - Treatment Coordinator

Tameka has been working as an Orthodontic treatment coordinator for 7 years in Melbourne alongside a very dear colleague of Dr. Adams’. Tameka enjoys working closely with the team, interacting with patients, to ensure they receive the best care and advice.

Tameka moved to the West Gippsland area in 2020 to live with her partner on his parent's dairy farm. She has since had a beautiful baby boy and is a step mother to three children.

Tameka enjoys cooking, reading, travelling and spending time with her family.

Kate - Dental Assistant and Receptionist

Kate has been caring for dental patients for over 20 years. Kate was first involved in the area of general dentistry following the completion her Certificate III in Dental Assisting in 2000.

Kate found her real passion as a dental assistant when she started assisting in the specialised area of orthodontics. She loves seeing the patients from the start to finish of treatment! And the amazing transformation of the patients’ beautiful smiles! Kate has been involved in orthodontics for over 4 years and loves to work chair side assisting and the interaction with the patients.

In Kate’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her 2 young adult children, Jasmyn and Samuel. She also catching up with friends, shopping, enjoys watching the AFL and cricket.... but most of all, loves to walk her beautiful black Labrador, Dusty, as he means the world to her (as well as two jealous children).

Samantha - Dental Assistant and Receptionist

Samantha comes from an administration and health care background and is now pursuing her long dream of becoming a Dental Assistant. Samantha cares about helping others, and is excited for the opportunity to see our clients' smiles transform.

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys travelling with her family, experiencing different cultures, traditions and living in the moment.

In 2015, Samantha and her family moved to Gippsland to escape the hustle and bustle of suburbia. She now considers Gippsland her home and is enjoying all the things that the local area has to offer.

Teighan - Dental Assistant and Receptionist

Teighan has been working in the dental field for many years and has completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Teighan and her grandmother, Kerry, have previously worked with Dr Adam in Melbourne for many years. Teighan enjoys helping people, being hands on and seeing people happy. In her spare time, she is outdoors with her horses and her best buddy, Bruce, the dog. Always by her side is her son Hunter who loves the great outdoors and animals.