A little bit about the team at
A little bit about the team at
When you first arrive at our Brisbane or Jindalee Orthodontic practice we want you to feel right at home. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will ensure every possible step is taken to make you feel relaxed and at ease. We want to make your Specialist Orthodontic experience enjoyable and we aspire to work with you to achieve the results you desire.
Centenary Orthodontics is conveniently located for your Specialist Orthodontic treatment with 2 practice locations – Brisbane CBD and Jindalee. Our Jindalee practice is at the Jindalee Medical Centre (opposite the Centenary State High School) and is close to the Mt Ommaney and DFO shopping centres. There is free parking at the front door!
Elissa graduated in 1988 with Honours from the University of Queensland, before completing a Master’s Degree in Orthodontics in 1997. She is a registered specialist orthodontist in Qld and has been in her own practice for over 17 years. Elissa is a senior lecturer in Orthodontics at the University of Qld, a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontics, a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and The World Federation of Orthodontics.
Elissa will provide you with an honest assessment of your treatment needs and advise you when the optimum age to start treatment is. She will tell you if orthodontic treatment is required for functional or aesthetic reasons, optional or not necessary. Dr Freer is an active member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists.
A graduate of Brisbane Grammar School, Andrew completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. He then graduated with honours from Dentistry at the University of Sydney, where he received numerous academic and clinical prizes. He practiced as an Associate Dentist in Goondiwindi for 6 years prior to completing his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry, specialising in Orthodontics at the University of Melbourne, where he conducted research in the biomechanics of Invisalign.
Andrew is a keen sportsman and enjoys surfing, cricket, and snowboarding, as well as holidaying with his wife and three children on the Sunshine Coast.
Andrew will be available at our Jindalee practice on Tuesdays and Fridays and also at the Brisbane City rooms. www.brisbane-orthodontics.com.au
Erin graduated from the University of Queensland in 2007 and has been apart of the Centenary Orthodontics team as a dental hygienist since 2009. Though experienced in many facets of dentistry she is particularly passionate about children’s dentistry and children’s specialist orthodontic treatment. Erin is particularly knowledgeable about the best diet and oral hygiene practices to avoid white spot lesions. She is an expert on orthodontic retainers and bleaching. Erin is a mum of two young boys and an avid soccer player.
Cherie has been working in orthodontics for more than 15 years and has extensive clinical knowledge of our patients’ treatment needs. Cherie can give you advice about the appropriate age for child to be assessed for their orthodontic requirements. You will not find a kinder person and she will move mountains to accommodate your appointment needs whether it be at our Brisbane City Practice or our Western Suburbs Orthodontic office. Cherie is a Mum, a keen runner and netball coach. She is our all-round super-woman!