Both Stewart and Chee pride themselves in delivering excellent specialist dental care. Combining specialist training, years of experience, continuing education, artistry and technology, they strive to deliver world-class oral health care in a caring and professional manner.
Dr Stewart Cottis
BDS (Hons) (Syd), MDSc (Melb)
Dr Stewart Cottis graduated from the University of Sydney with Honours in 1990. He was commissioned an officer in the Australian Defence Force and proceeded to work with the Army for the next 15 years. A key highlight of his career was being deployed to serve in Rwanda in 1995 as part of the UN mission UNAMIRII. He was awarded the Australian Active Service Medal, United Nations Medal and Defence Long service Medals.
Stewart completed his specialist training in Prosthodontics at the University of Melbourne in 1999. He has since lectured extensively to students, both undergraduate and post-graduate, dentists and dental specialists on all aspects of prosthodontics, implant therapy and treatment planning. He is a member of the Australian Dental association, the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Prosthodontics, Australian Prosthodontic Society, and is a past president of the Australian Prosthodontic Society (Federal), and Victorian Crown and Bridge Society. He now works solely in private specialist practice in Melbourne.
His particular interests are in finding practical, long-lasting solutions to both simple and complex dental problems. The aim is to provide high-end results using the latest technologies and first class laboratory support. All areas of prosthodontics including reconstructive, aesthetic and implant therapies provide challenges and great satisfaction for both clinician and patients.
When not at work, Stewart is a keen golfer and avid gardener, watched over by his Golden Retrievers.
Dr Chee Chang
BDS (NZ), MFGDP (UK), DClinDent (Pros) (NZ)
Dr Chee Chang trained at the University of Otago (NZ) graduating in 1999. He then joined Wellington Hospital In the capital city of Wellington, New Zealand and worked as a dental house surgeon where he further developed his skills in oral surgery and management of complex medically compromised patients. Following this, commenced work in private practice in Auckland, and would later relocate to the UK where he worked in Somerset county and in London.
Chee completed a postgraduate diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons (UK) in 2006 in advanced general dentistry. He later returned to New Zealand to undertake specialist training, finishing in 2009. During this time, Chee completed his research thesis on dental ceramics, and has published his work in a well respected international journal, The Journal of Prosthodontics.
He has maintained teaching positions at both the University of Sydney and Melbourne University. Chee lectures regularly to dental students, dentists and other dental specialists on all aspects related to prosthodontics and implant dentistry. He is a frequently invited speaker at conferences, both in Australia and overseas, and is a key opinion leader for a number of dental companies.
Chee is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the International College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists, the New Zealand Association of Prosthodontists and Restorative Dentists, the Australian Prosthodontic Society, and the International Team for Implantology (ITI). At present, Chee serves as the Federal President of the Australian Prosthodontic Society, and also serves on committees for the Australian Dental Association. Outside of dentistry, Chee continues to enjoy travelling, and is also a fan of basketball. Aside from his dental qualifications, Chee also has a Diploma in Audio Engineering, and still enjoys DJing from time to time.