Meet the Team at Orthodontic Smile Practice
Dr Andrew Toms
MSc, BDS, FDS.RCS (Eng), M.Orth.RCS (Eng), MRACDS (Ortho), LDS.RCS (Eng), D.Orth.RCS (Eng)
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 program at the Royal Dental Hospital also in London. 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 for both Colleges. He has worked in the UK, USA and the Middle East before settling in Australia over 25 years ago.
Dr Toms is based in South Australia. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Orthodontic Unit at Adelaide Dental School and a visiting Orthodontic Consultant at both the Adelaide Dental Hospital and the Cleft Lip and Palate Unit at the Flinders Medical Centre.
He is past president of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (SA Branch), past State Councillor of the Australian Dental Association (SA Branch) and currently South Australian Councillor on the Australian Society of Orthodontists Federal Council.
Dr Toms has four children and enjoys cycling, trekking and travelling.
Dr Simon Toms
MSc, BDS (Adel), MOrth RCS (Edin)
Simon gained his dental qualification from the University of Adelaide. He then moved to a busy dental practice in Shepparton, in rural Victoria, where he worked for several years before returning in 2015 to Orthodontic Smile Practice.
Dr Toms received his specialist orthodontic qualifications in the United Kingdom at the prestigious Kings College London and is currently awaiting approval from AHPRA for completion of his specialist registration. Simon operates out of our Marion practice as well as our new rooms in North Adelaide, Modbury and Broken Hill.
Simon is a keen footballer and has an interest in skiing, winemaking and travel.