Dr Andrew Toms


Dr Toms gained his dental qualifications from Kings College Hospital Dental School in London and his specialist degrees following a three year full-time postgraduate programme at the Royal Dental Hospital also in London. He was awarded the Royal Dental Hospital Phillippe Walter prize in Orthodontics and was also awarded the European Orthodontic Society essay prize for his postgraduate research.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Member of the Royal Australasian College as well as being a Specialist Examiner in Orthodontics for both Colleges. He has worked in the UK and the Middle East before settling in Australia over 30 years ago.

Dr Toms is based in South Australia working in private orthodontic practice with his son Simon. He was a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Orthodontic Unit at Adelaide Dental School, a visiting Orthodontic Consultant at the Adelaide Dental Hospital and a visiting Consultant at the Cleft Lip and Palate Unit at the Flinders Medical Centre.

He has worked with the Australian Society of Orthodontists at both State and Federal levels for many years and is currently the Federal President.

Dr Toms has four children and enjoys cycling, trekking and travelling.