Dr Seema Manek
Originally from the UK, Dr Seema Manek joined the Coastal Orthodontics family in 2012 just after moving to Australia. Dr Manek is a passionate orthodontist that loves making beautiful smiles for her patients. Her relaxed personality is welcomed by her patients and helps her create a comfortable environment in the practice.
Growing up in Kent, England, Dr Manek lived and worked in London for over 11 years before moving to Australia. Studying at some of the best dental institutions in the UK she completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2005. Whilst practicing in the UK, Dr Manek continued her studies completing a Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, England (2007), a Master of Science in Orthodontics at Queen Mary’s & Westfield University (2010) and a Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons (2011).
Dr Manek has in depth knowledge in all aspects of dentistry with previous experience working in general dentistry, oral surgery, paediatric dentistry, special care dentistry, and orthodontics. Dr Manek has held positions in two of London’s busiest hospitals and trauma centres, and trained under some of the world’s leading academics while conducting a controlled trial in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.
As an orthodontist, Dr Manek has a special interest in facial growth and aesthetics. She is passionate about helping children and adolescents achieve a beautiful, healthy smile using the latest orthodontic treatments. Dr Manek’s ability to relate to her patients helps her fully understand their needs and wants when developing a customised treatment plan. She loves building lasting relationships with her patients and their families as they progress through their orthodontic journey.
When she is not at Coastal Orthodontics Dr Manek is a professional snack holder, story teller and chauffeur to three energetic sons. She also enjoys ready good fiction novels and is passionate about cooking and all things food! Dr Manek loves adventure and has scaled the peaks of Patagonia, Mount Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp (Although she has plans to reach the summit one day!).