Dr Janahan Raj completed his undergraduate degree in dentistry at the University of Melbourne in 1996, and then worked in general practice until he began his post-graduate studies in 2000. In that year, Janahan moved to England where he attended the Eastman Dental Institute. He completed his Masters in Science in Orthodontics from University College of London in 2002 and in 2003 obtained his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Janahan joined Doncaster Orthodontics on his return to Melbourne in 2004.
Janahan keeps up to date with the latest orthodontic technology and techniques by regularly attending continuing education programs in Australia and overseas. Janahan is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), and a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists. In addition, Janahan is a certified Invisalign practitioner. When away from work, Janahan enjoys spending time with his young children Kiran and Ashanti and wife, Kiri. He also enjoys travelling, playing tennis and golf and is a keen follower of cricket and football.
Dr Mack Poon completed his Bachelor of Dental Science degree at the University of Melbourne in 1999, and subsequently became a Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2003. After 5 years in general dental practice, Mack was keen to further pursue his interest in Orthodontics.
Mack qualified as an Orthodontist at the University of Melbourne in 2007 where he received his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics degree. During his postgrauduate studies, he had opportunities to obtain invaluable clinical experience at the Royal Dental and Royal Children Hospitals. Mack also gained, through further examinations, Memberships of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and Membership of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Orthodontics. Professionally, Mack is affiliated with the Australian Dental Association, and is one of the Committee Councillors of the Victorian Branch of Australian Society of Orthodontists. Mack is also a Certified Invisalign® practitioner, offering aesthetic treatment options for patients.
Outside Orthodontics, Mack enjoys spending time with his family. With his wife, Rovenna, they often engage in travelling and bushwalking.
Dr Hilton Katz graduated as a dentist in South Africa in 1973 and worked in general dental practice there until he migrated to Melbourne in 1979. He continued his general dental practice in Melbourne and in 1989 he commenced his Orthodontic Degree. Hilton has been in specialist orthodontic practice since 1991. Hilton has also been teaching the post graduate orthodontic students at the University of Melbourne for the past 15 years. He currently holds an Honorary Senior Fellow position at the University of Melbourne in recognition of his dedication to dental education.
Hilton is a certified member of the Australian Orthodontic Board, a member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Society of Orthodontists and the World Federation of Orthodontists.
Hilton is married to Maryann and they have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. His interests include "orthodontics, orthodontics, orthodontics". Other interests include long distance running (he has completed a marathon and several half marathons), all sports particularly Australian Rules Football and travelling.
The orthodontists are supported by a group of highly dedicated and friendly administrative staff and chair side nurses. We all take pride in making that extra effort and time to ensure that your experience with us is a pleasant, memorable and comfortable one.