Coastal Orthodontics welcomed Dr Seema Manek to the practice as a talented and experienced associate dentist. Originally from the UK, Dr Manek graduated from Guys', Kings' and St Thomas' School of Medicine and Dentistry in London with a degree in dentistry. After some years working in the fields of restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and special care dentistry, she attended Barts' and the Royal London Hospital to complete her specialist training in orthodontics.
Dr Manek's career has also seen her go on to complete a Masters degree in Orthodontics, become a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons and Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow, and become a registered dentist and Specialist in Orthodontics in Australia. The years have seen her gain extensive experience in the areas of children's dentistry, treating patients with special needs/medical complications/dental anxiety, performing complex orthodontics on patients with facial deformities and cleft lip/palate, Invisalign and sleep apnoea treatments.
In the practice, Dr Manek is focused on creating a fun and relaxing environment for her patients. She boasts a caring and compassionate manner, making sure each and every patient feels comfortable and happy during their appointment. Above all else, Dr Manek believes in hard work, evidence based practice and high quality dental treatment.Supporting this she regularly attends meetings and conferences to remain up to date on the latest advancements and developments in the field of orthodontics and dentistry.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Manek enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son, and has interests in running, cooking, sketching and playing piano. She is also a keen trekker, having already scaled the peaks of Patagonia, Mount Kilimanjaro and Everest base camp (although hopes to one day reach the summit).
Dr Seema Manek is part of the following associations:
- Australian Dental Association
- South Coast Dental Study Club
- Amara Women's Dental Association (chairperson)