Dr Stephen Herriott graduated from University of Queensland (UQ) in 1977 with honours(Bachelor of Dental Science) – second in his class.
After graduating from UQ, Dr. Herriott worked as a general practitioner in outback Queensland and then Northern suburbs of Sydney before establishing his own modern practice in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales. This was a general dental practice with special emphasis in the treatment of children, orthodontics and dental facial orthopaedics, oral surgery, pain anxiety control and aesthetics of the smile. Whilst practicing as a general practitioner, Dr Herriott also studied part-time to achieve by examination a fellowship in the Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
In 1990, Dr Herriott moved to the USA with his family and completed a Masters of Science in Oral Biology, along with his specialist Orthodontic Degree, from the University of Louisville in Kentucky, USA. He also successfully completed his Phase II examinations for the American Orthodontic Board.
Since then he has practiced specialist orthodontics only, with special emphasis on growth and development of the growing face and dentition. He has a keen interest in adult treatment modalities.
Dr. Herriott is a full member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and a member of the Australian Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics and World Federation of Orthodontics. He is an active member of the Gold Coast, Northern Rivers and Brisbane study groups, having held positions both federally and locally with professional dental associations.
Dr Herriott maintains an active social life outside of his orthodontic practice with his wife and four boys, enjoying rowing, cycling, surfing, boating, fishing and golf. He also has an interest in wine appreciation and orchid growing.