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Meet the talented team of Specialist Orthodontists who have over 20 years of experience shaping stunning smiles for their patients.

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr Spiro Pazios

Dr Pazios is the Director of Embrace Orthodontists (EO) and is a US-trained orthodontist. He received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Adelaide University in 1988 and had a successful dental practice for 10 years. He then pursued his orthodontic training in the US, where he received his Master of Science degree in orthodontics from Saint Louis University.

Dr Pazios has been providing orthodontic treatment for patients in Canberra and surrounding regions for over 15 years. He keeps up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology through ongoing education and is a member of several professional associations. These include the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Australian Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists.

Passionate about creating beautiful smiles and giving his patients the confidence of a natural and healthy smile, Dr Pazios believes in providing a level of service beyond expectations and in creating a positive orthodontic experience for our patients.

Dr Spiro Pazios

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr Robert Wei

Hailing from Toronto, Dr Wei completed his Bachelor of Dental Science degree at the University of Melbourne Dental School with honours in 2012. He then practiced general dentistry in both metropolitan Melbourne and the Shoalhaven prior to pursuing specialist training.

As a part of the 2014 Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons primary examination, he was awarded the top prize for Histology and Pathology. In 2018, he completed his three-year Doctor of Clinical Dentistry speciality training at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Wei is the 2020 recipient of the Milton R Sims Award for academic, research and clinical excellence. This award is given to the most meritorious orthodontic trainee across Australia and New Zealand over a two year period.

His thesis has been published in, and featured on the front cover of, the October 2020 issue of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics - the official journal of the American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr Wei remains active in teaching orthodontics to Doctor of Dental Surgery students and supporting the postgraduate research undertaken at the University of Melbourne. His professional affiliations include being a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and a certified member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board.

Robert Wei and the team at Embrace Orthodontists are excited about building positive, personal experiences and delivering exceptional smiles.

Dr Robert Wei

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr Chelsea Mann

Dr Chelsea Mann grew up in Adelaide and completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide.

She was awarded First Class (top 2%) for her Honours Degree in the Bachelor of Science in Dentistry, as well as the University Medal for outstanding academic and clinical achievement, the Executive Dean’s Certificate of Merit and several other awards.

Whilst practicing general dentistry in both public and private practice in Adelaide, she completed the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons primary examination. Dr Mann then spent three years specialising to obtain the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney.

She received membership in orthodontics by examination with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and is a certified member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board.

Dr Mann has been involved with undergraduate teaching at The University of Adelaide and University of Sydney. She had the privilege of presenting in numerous national and international conferences, and has publications in the Journal of Dental Research and the Journal of Dentistry.

Her professional affiliations include the Australian Society of Orthodontists, the Australian Dental Association and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Dr Mann and the team take great pride in transforming smiles and are passionate in providing the best patient-centred care.

When Chelsea isn’t busy at Embrace she loves to bake, practice yoga and play badminton!

Dr Chelsea Mann

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