Our Team

We are extremely proud of the range of talent and experience possessed by our specialised team. Our team consists of Dental Therapists, a Treatment Coordinator, Chair Side Assistants, a Practice Manager and an Administration staff. All the staff maintain and update their skills through regular, quality continuing education programs. Dr O’Callaghan is firmly committed to being up-to-date with all new orthodontic advances and maintaining an excellent, well-trained staff.

  • Siobhan Smith - Practice Manager
    Practice Manager at Virtuosum Orthodontics, with more than 15 years experience managing performance and services across all aspects of this Orthodontic provider, Siobhan Smith is perfectly placed to share her insight and experience with patients. Siobhan prides herself on persistent improvement in the management of the practice and patient outcomes, however her favourite part of the job continues to be the effect that an amazing smile can have in igniting and changing a person's life. Siobhan loves spending time with her husband, Anthony and their two beautiful children, Xavier and Zara. When Siobhan is not ferrying her children from one sporting activity to the next, she loves involving herself in her local community and spending time with friends.
  • Renee Phillips - Treatment Coordinator
    Renee completed her certificate 3 in Dental Assisting in 2001 and worked in General Practice in Greensborough and Diamond Creek for 3 years. Renee commenced working in Specialist Practice with Dr O’Callaghan in 2004, where she has fulfilled many roles including Chair-side Assistant, Inventory Manager, Suresmile Coordinator and Treatment Coordinator. Renee also completed her certificate 4 in Dental Radiography in 2007. Renee is passionate about her attention to detail and enjoys her close interaction with all of our Virtuosum Patients. Outside of working at Virtuosum Orthodontics, Renee enjoys the hustle and bustle of inner city living, yoga, road trips and dancing away to her favourite music.
  • Stacey Cairns - New Patient Coordinator
    Stacey commenced working as an Orthodontic Assistant in Specialist Practice with Dr. O'Callaghan in 2007. Completing her Certificate IV in Dental Radiography at Ingenuity Institute in 2010, Stacey is a senior team member at Virtuosum Orthodontics. As the New Patient Coordinator, Stacey’s dedication and attention to detail is outstanding. Stacey loves meeting the patients and their families for the first time and helping them start their orthodontic journey. Stacey also enjoys going to the gym, travelling and a night out with the girls.
  • Narelle Foulkes - Dental Therapist
    With over twenty years experience as a Dental Therapist, Narelle is the Clinical Director at Virtuosum Orthodontics. Graduating in 1991 with a Diploma in Applied Science (Dental Therapy) from the Melbourne Dental Therapy School, Narelle worked for 13 years in the School Dental Service providing general dental treatment for children in the outer Eastern Suburbs. Narelle joined Dr. O’Callaghan in Specialist Orthodontic Practice in 2003. Narelle is an extremely talented and gifted clinician who is passionate about orthodontics and the incredible smiles she helps to create. Narelle feels privileged to participate in what can be for some patients, a life changing process. Narelle lives on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula with her husband and her two gorgeous dogs, Gus and Pippa. When Narelle is not busy with her local Fly ball Association, she enjoys cooking, entertaining and caravanning.
  • Duncan Lu - Dental Therapist
    Duncan is a highly trained and valued member of the Virtuosum team. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Oral Health in Adelaide in 2011, he was the recipient of "The Oral Health Research Prize" for his published article "Access to oral health care for homeless persons: are dental health professional's a barrier?" Duncan spent two years training in the Oral Health public sector in South Australia as well as working as an Oral Health Therapist in a private practice, prior to joining the Virtuosum team. Duncan has a great sense of humour and impresses his colleagues with his cooking skills at lunchtime. Duncan enjoys many sports such as: AFL, tennis, soccer, basketball, golf and snowboarding.
  • Kate O'Loughlin - Dental Therapist
    Kate joined the Virtuosum Orthodontics Therapist team in 2014 after receiving her Oral Health Therapy qualification from LaTrobe University. Kate’s interest in dentistry began at a young age when she came to enjoy her own dental visits. Kate is passionate about sharing that joy with the patients at Virtuosum Orthodontics. When Kate isn’t working or spending her day sitting in a dental chair, she is cheerleading and dancing.  In her free time, Kate loves to sit in front of the television and is a self confessed shopaholic.