At Wilkinson Orthodontics we take pride in every created smile with a personalised approach with the aim of leaving each patient feeling they have been listened to and looked after.
Our vision is to treat each patient like a member of the Wilkinson Orthodontic family. Our goal is to look after the needs and expectations of the individual to establish trust and confidence in their orthodontic treatment.
Please come and visit us at Wilkinson Orthodontics Helensvale and Benowa. No referral is necessary and we can treat the whole family. We will take the time to answer all of your questions and personalise your treatment to suit your particular needs.
Wilkinson Orthodontics is an established Gold Coast Orthodontic practice based in Benowa and Helensvale servicing the north, central and southern parts of the Gold Coast.
Our highly trained and professional staff ensure our patients receive optimum orthodontic care. Our two practices, Helensvale and Benowa are headed by two highly qualified orthodontists with support staff including Oral Health Therapist, Qualified Dental Technicians and Certified Dental Assistants.
The Helensvale and Benowa clinics are supported by two in-house laboratories with our very own Dental Technicians working hard ensuring we offer the latest up to date advances in the dental industry. In addition our experienced Oral Health Therapist, Dana who specialises in Paediatric dentistry, will demonstrate her passion for helping younger children.
Our team prides themselves in continuing education to advance themselves in their represented fields, regularly attending conferences to ensure they are current with the latest developments in their areas of expertise.
We are passionate about creating a perfect, confident smile for you and strive to make your visit an enjoyable one. Our friendly team is there to ensure your experience at Wilkinson Orthodontics entails great service, is informative and supporting the best outcome for every person. We know that most people are time poor, so we pride ourselves on running on time.
Every patient has different orthodontic needs. Our Specialists Orthodontists, Dr Wilkinson and Dr Ramesh will assess your individual orthodontic needs and after a detailed discussion will tailor your treatment to suit your specific requirements. There are many different treatment options available at Wilkinson Orthodontics including Invisalign® aligners , inside Incognito braces and clear outside braces. Our team will make sure you come away from your consultation informed and understanding which treatment would suit you best.
Even if you are unsure if you require orthodontic treatment, please make an appointment to see us and we will assist you in the orthodontic journey to a healthy, confident smile. We offer treatment for all ages, not only offering treatment for children and adolescence but also specialising in Orthodontic treatment for adults. Some of our patients start seeing us when they are in early primary school. If these patients are not ready for treatment, which can sometimes be 12 months or longer, we see them regularly for reviews appointments at no charge to monitor growing teeth and jaws.
Dr Wilkinson, Orthodontist
Dr Wilkinson completed his degree in Dentistry in 1989. After 8 years of working in general dentistry, he completed a three year Master’s Degree in Orthodontics at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Dr Wilkinson has worked extensively in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia in the public and private dental sectors and has been working on the Gold Coast since 2001.
Dr Wilkinson is a member of the Australian Dental Association and Australian Society of Orthodontics and regularly attends orthodontic conferences and continued professional development training to stay current with the latest advances in orthodontics.
When Dr Wilkinson isn’t busy helping patients create perfect smiles, he enjoys spending time with his family, getting involved in various water sports and his children’s activities.
Dr Ramesh, Orthodontist
Dr Ramesh is an experienced and caring specialist orthodontist who has recently joined us from Sydney.
She qualified in England at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and obtained a Masters in Orthodontics at Kings College London. She has a wealth of experience in public and private sector orthodontics in England and Australia and holds memberships at the Royal College of Surgeons, Australian Dental Association and with the Australian Dental Council. She is a registered specialist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency (AHPRA).
Her recent move to Queensland has allowed her to pursue her personal interests of water sports and hiking as well as yoga, painting and writing poetry. She looks forward to settling into life on the Gold Coast and delivering excellence in orthodontics to children and adults of all ages.
Our Orthodontic team is dedicated to giving you the healthy, beautiful smile that you’ve always dreamed of.
Dana McColl: Oral Health Therapist
Dana has worked in the dental industry for over 12 years. She gained her Certificate III in Dental Assisting on the Sunshine Coast before heading overseas working as a Dental Assistant in Edinburgh.
After several years as a dental assistant, she returned to Australia to study Oral Health Therapy at Griffith University. Since graduating in 2008, Dana has been working with Dr Wilkinson helping patients achieve their ideal smile. Dana is also qualified in Dental Radiography assisting our practice with onsite access to diagnostic records for patients.
Dana also works with a Paediatric dentist 2 days a week and enjoys working with children.
Debbie has been with Wilkinson Orthodontics since the beginning and has been an integral part of the growth and development of Wilkinson Orthodontics.
With qualifications of advanced Certificate in Business Accounting and a Diploma Accounting coupled with 15 years in banking including lending and customer service, and facilitating Human Resources. Debbie’s passion is travel and with her family has been to Japan, New Zealand, USA and Europe.
Angela Wilkinson: Marketing Manager
Angela is the Marketing Manager and has extensive experience in business management.
She has an Arts Degree from the University of Queensland.
Wilkinson Orthodontics takes great pride in supporting and sponsoring many worthy causes in our community. Angela has played an integral part in bringing the community and Wilkinson Orthodontics together, with her many volunteering roles throughout the years at schools, charity and sporting clubs. Angela enjoys this community based contact and connecting with new families at various events around the Gold Coast.
Candice: Treatment Coordinator
Candice has been working in Orthodontics since 2008, both clinically and as a Treatment Coordinator. Our Treatment Coordinator assists the Orthodontist at the initial consultation; communicating the treatment required to the patient, costs involved and coordinating the necessary appointments.
Candice enjoys meeting new people and helping them feel informed and comfortable about their Orthodontic Treatment. It is very rewarding for Candice to see both children and adults achieve their confident new smile.
The Assistant Practice Manager is there to ensure the needs of the staff and patients are met– assisting in managing the daily running of the Clinic, Laboratory, and Reception, with a focus on business development and staff training.
Monika has previously worked in Business Development and Sales and Marketing, incorporating her previous skills, passion for people and helping them reach their potential.
Angelo: Lab Technician
Angelo was born in Cape Town, South Africa; he brings to Wilkinson Orthodontics twenty-one years experience as a LAB technician. Starting out with a National Higher Diploma in Dental Technology, Angelo has continued to study throughout his career. At the present time Angelo is studying for his Master Degree – Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation via Kings College London.
Angelo specialises in Orthodontic Appliances and works within our practice to facilitate a prompt and convenient service for our patients.
Angelo enjoys travelling with his wife and daughter. Angelo is an associate of IMPT (Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists & Technologist.)
Our clinic team are highly trained and experienced staff. They attend regular training days to remain current in orthodontic practices.
They will make you feel comfortable and relaxed and provide the best care possible during your treatment.
Our friendly receptionists will answer any of your questions and ensure you are well cared for.