Doctors

Dr Ray Te Moananui

Image of Dr Ray Te Moananui of Supersmile Orthodontist

Dr Temo brings extensive experience in orthodontic treatment of both adults and children of all ages.

Dr. Temo gained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree(with credit) from the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Dr. Temo spent three years in Wellington, New Zealand working in both Hospital and private practice. He then returned to Dunedin to complete his Master of Orthodontics (with distinction) from the University of Otago. Dr Temo then went on to receive membership with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, and Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Dr. Temo is a member of many professional associations including the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Australian Dental Association.

A proud husband and father, Dr. Temo and his wife Monica have two beautiful young daughters and an adorable son. He is a keen sport person, who enjoys rugby union, touch rugby, basketball, surfing and skiing.

Dr Elise McConnell

Image of Dr Elise McConnell of Supersmile Orthodontist Dr McConnell obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree with First Class Honours from the University of Adelaide in 2011. She graduated with numerous University Awards, including the Adelaide University Medal for overall academic and clinical excellence over the five-year degree. Upon graduation, Dr McConnell spent two years working in private practice in Mount Gambier, South Australia, before moving to Sydney to complete her three-year specialist training (Doctor of Clinical Dentistry) in Orthodontics. She graduated with a high distinction average, and was awarded the Australian Society of Orthodontists NSW Clinical Day post-graduate prize for the best-treated clinical case. She also received membership by examination with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, and Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.   Dr McConnell is a member of many professional associations including the Australian Society of Orthodontists, the Australian Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the European Orthodontic Society, and the World Federation of Orthodontists.  She is also a certified member of the Australian Orthodontic Board.   Away from the clinic, Dr McConnell enjoys spending time with her husband, family, friends and playing the violin. She has a keen interest in a wide array of sports, in particular competitive tennis and long-distance running.

Dr Steve Papas

Dr Papas graduated from the Bachelor of Dental Science at The University of Queensland in 1996 and began his career as a dental officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. He completed Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2000, and in 2001 was accepted into the Master of Dental Science orthodontic program at The University of Queensland, graduating in 2003 as specialist orthodontist.

Dr Papas was in private practice in Brisbane until 2015 and has been practising in Canberra since this time. Dr Papas has extensive experience in treating adults and children of all ages. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association and Australian Society of Orthodontists.

When not at Supersmile, Dr Papas enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He has interests in all-things science, mathematics and history.