BOptom (Melb), DDS (Dist) (Melb), DCD (Ortho) (Melb)
Dr David Zhang is a specialist Orthodontist committed to providing the highest quality orthodontic care and treatment for adults and children alike.
David completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne and achieved Dux of Class four years in a row. His passion in orthodontics also allowed him to obtain the Mervyn Townsend Memorial Prize for top student in Orthodontics. Prior to returning to the University of Melbourne for his specialist orthodontic training, he served as a general dentist in various regional and metropolitan communities in Victoria including the Mornington Peninsula.
Throughout the years that David practiced dentistry, he has built a reputation for developing excellent rapport with his patients and takes pride in providing orthodontic care to bring back smiles to his patients.
Academically, David has published several academic papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented posters at various conferences. He has taught and mentored dental students at the University of Melbourne with an aim to invest in the future generation of dental practitioners.
David’s interests outside of dentistry include reading, go-karting, archery, and spending time with family as a young father. In his spare time, he also practices as an Optometrist, which was his first qualification obtained prior to dentistry.