Meet the Dental On Clarke Team
Dental On Clarke’s team of dentists are dedicated professionals who are committed to ensuring each and every one of their patients are provided with straightforward and honest advice. Friendly and gentle, each of our dentists regularly attend workshops and conferences to learn new skills, and stay abreast of the very latest techniques so they can provide you with the best possible care.
Dr Peter Norton
Peter graduated from the University of Adelaide Dental School in 2004, with prizes in Dental Clinical Practice and Prosthetic Dentistry. He was also admitted to the Dean’s List of the Adelaide Dental School.
Peter works in both Crows Nest and Armidale, with particular interest in preventive and restorative dentistry.
Peter also works as Clinical Media Consultant. He assists various clients (including dental associations, supply companies, manufacturers and television broadcasters) to develop and produce educational content for consumption by the dental profession or the public. Peter’s unusual blend of clinical and media experience means that his patients benefit from his cutting-edge knowledge of current technologies and techniques in clinical dentistry, gleaned from the worldwide experts he interviews. You can see some of Peter’s media work here.
Outside of dentistry, Peter is involved in the performing arts, cooking and baking, and an active social life. His sporting interests are social tennis and volleyball.
Dr Michelle Andrews
Prior to beginning her dental career, Dr Andrews completed an Arts degree with a double major in history and industrial relations. She worked for a number of years in human resources, information technology and banking. She also completed two years of a science degree in preparation for studying dentistry.
Dr Andrews completed a Bachelor of Dentistry at the University of Sydney. During her studies she participated in a program comparing dental care settings in rural, metropolitan, and remote settings. This included a placement working with the Royal Flying Doctors Service out of their Broken Hill base.
As the mother of two young children, Dr Andrews’ favourite hobby is catching up on sleep.
Dr Andrews enjoys the variety that general dental practice offers. She has a strong commitment to working with her patients to achieve a high level of oral health thereby preventing future dental disease and the need for invasive treatment.
Oral Health Therapist
Ema is a dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist. She completed her bachelor degree at the University of Newcastle where she had the unique opportunity to treat patients in rural clinical placements in varied and diverse communities in Maitland, Tamworth and Orange in regional NSW.
Ema’s experience and passion for dentistry evolved and matured over many years through working as a Dental Assistant in private practices in New Zealand, UK and Sydney.
Ema is friendly, fun-loving and enjoys connecting with her patients and putting them at ease. She is passionate about providing the highest standard of dental treatment and preventive education while fostering positive experiences for all her patients. Ema is excited to be part of the Dental On Clarke Team where she always brings a smile and infectious enthusiasm to her day.
Outside of dentistry Ema enjoys taking pottery classes and a spot of yoga.