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834 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, NSW, 2099

(02) 9982 1050

Dee Why Orthodontics is a specialist orthodontic practice located in Dee Why that has provided specialist treatment for children and teenagers for over 20 years.

Dr Ian Westmore

Dr Ian Westmore

Ian graduated in dentistry in 1982 from the University of Sydney and joined the Royal Australian Air Force as a dentist where he worked at the RAAF base in Wagga Wagga and then at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra.

In 1989 he graduated from London University with a Masters degree in Orthodontics and returned to Sydney to commence specialist orthodontic practice. In 2008 he was accepted for membership in the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the specialist field of orthodontics.

Ian has been a specialist orthodontist on the Northern Beaches since 1991.

Ian and his practice are involved in the local community in a number of ways including being a sponsor of the Manly Bombers Junior AFL club and the North Curl Curl Surf Lifesaving Club. 

Ian also provides free treatment for selected disadvantaged children through the “Give a Smile” program established by the Australian Society of Orthodontists.

Ian belongs to a number of professional societies including the:

  • Australian Dental Association (ADA)

  • Australian Society of Orthodontics (ASO)

  • Australian Society of Paediatric Dentistry (ASPD)

  • American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)

  • World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO)

  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS)

  • British Orthodontic Society (BOS)

In addition to his private practice, Ian taught the post-graduate orthodontic students at the University of Sydney from 2005 till 2017. During this time he met some outstanding upcoming orthodontist, including Dr John Sambevski who has now joined the practice. 

Ian’s interests away from orthodontics includes spending family time with his wife Rosemary, 3 young-adult children and 2 miniature schnauzer puppies. Ian also enjoys skiing, kayaking, the beach and pilates.