Dr Katie Xu
BDSc(Hons) Melb, DCD(Orth) Melb
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In her 5-year General Dentistry Degree (BDSc (Hons)), Katie graduated with first class honours and numerous awards including the Cato Graduate Scholarship and the Des Crack Memorial Prize for the highest mark in Paediatric dentistry and Orthodontics.
Katie practiced as a general dentist and enjoyed the country life in Shepparton before returning to Melbourne to complete her 3-year Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics (DCD (Orth)) at Melbourne University
Dr. Katie has completed the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Primaries Examinations with commendations in all six undertaken subjects. She has presented at numerous national conferences and published in the Australian Orthodontic Journal. She has just completed a Masters Thesis Research project on the genetics of ankylosed teeth.
She is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her partner Sunny and discussing teeth (Sunny is also a dentist). When not at the clinic, Katie's often found at the Pilates studio and the ice-skating rink.