Our Orthodontic Team | Specialist Nundah Orthodontist | Image Orthodontics

Meet
Our Team

Image Orthodontics is led by Dr Sep Tabatabaee, a highly experienced orthodontist and a member of The Invisible Orthodontist global network. Dr Sep’s philosophy is simple: treat others as you want to be treated. These are the values on which he has built Image Orthodontics.

Dr Sep

Dr Sep
Specialist Orthodontist, Senior Lecturer

Orthodontist DDS. DClinDent (Orth), MRACDS (Orth),
MORTH (Edinburgh)

Dr Sep Tabatabaee has completed a three-year orthodontic training (in addition to his dental qualifications) at the University of Queensland where he obtained a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics. He is also a Member in Orthodontics, a specialist orthodontic examination directed by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Sep has published in different fields in dentistry including periodontics and endodontics (European Endodontic Journal) and presented his research in orthodontics at the International Association for Dental Research conference (IADR) in 2015. He regularly attends local and international conferences and belongs to several dental study groups. Sep currently holds the position of Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics at Griffith University, teaching the orthodontists of the future.

Sep is married to Ana (who is also a dentist) and they enjoy family time with their daughter, Lydia. If there is any time left, then playing tennis, watching a sci-fi movie or reading a thriller would be next on the list.

Professional memberships

  • The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
  • The Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO)
  • The Australian Orthodontic Board
  • The Australian Dental Association
  • The Australian Prosthodontic Society
  • The Society of Paediatric Dentistry

Linda

Year you started at Image Orthodontics:

2014

Title (the one on your business card) and brief job description:

Business Development Manager: outside marketing, new patient scheduling, you name it!

Why do you love working here? Why do you love orthodontics?

I love the energy and excitement that comes not only from our patients but from the doctor and staff.

Best compliment or funniest statement you’ve heard from a patient:

I was once doing a new patient intake call and when I asked the mum what his concern was for her son’s teeth, she replied in a thick British accent: “I don’t know, they’re all just piggly wiggly.”

What are you known for at Image Orthodontics?

Being the “go-to” girl

What’s one thing we wouldn’t know about you (that would be okay to share publicly)?

I used to fly sports plane until I ended up crashing two of them, really!!

Most interesting thing you’ve ever done:

Solo surf mission to Indonesia. I learnt so much about myself and how ‘not’ to pack a bag.

Best thing about you (an attribute, strength, talent, etc.):

I always stay positive

What you do for fun:

Cycle, Fly Sports Planes, surf my SUP.

What you are passionate about:

Business and Economics! And travel in general, also spending time with my family, and my love of the Ocean

How would your best friend describe you?

Loyal, compassionate, trustworthy and funny!

Family and pet details:  

Daughters Holly and Paige and Winston (the chocolate Labrador)

Lauren

Year you started at Image Orthodontics:

2015

Title and brief job description:

Dental Assistant, Records Technician & Treatment Co-ordinator 

Why do you love working here? Why do you love orthodontics?

I love seeing people walk away with beautiful perfect smiles!

Best compliment or funniest statement you’ve heard from a patient:

“You look like Lady Gaga!” haha (Not the lady in the meat dress! haha)

What are you known for at Image Orthodontics?

Invisilign Queen!

What’s one thing we wouldn’t know about you (that would be okay to share publicly)?

I’m a twin & I was on the voice Australia

Most interesting thing you’ve ever done:

Experienced an African Safari, Lived in Favella (Slum in Brazil).

Best thing about you (an attribute, strength, talent, etc.):

Care-Free

What you do for fun:

Go to the beach, drive in movies and sleep

What you are passionate about:

Singing, travelling & cotton candy.

How would your best friend describe you?

One in a million.

Family and pet details:

My handsome husband Shane and my poodle Vincent.

Naseem

Year you started at Image Orthodontics:

2016

Title (the one on your business card) and brief job description:

Clinical Co-ordinator aka The Rocket

Why do you love working here? Why do you love orthodontics?

I love getting to know all of our lovely patients on a personal level and being able to experience the orthodontic journey with them. I am definitely a people person!

Best compliment or funniest statement you’ve heard from a patient:

One of our lovely patients said to me that I always greet her with a big smile and a beautiful

What are you known for at Image Orthodontics?

My enthusiasm, positive attitude & Bubbly personality.

What’s one thing we wouldn’t know about you (that would be okay to share publicly)?

I really am a car enthusiast.

Most interesting thing you’ve ever done:

I have tiled a bathroom!!

Best thing about you (an attribute, strength, talent, etc.):

I am very well organised, team player & if you know me, you would know I'm quite the chatterbox.

What you do for fun:

Spending time with family & friends. I love the beach and water activities.

What you are passionate about:

Family, Friendship… and Food Lol

How would your best friend describe you?

Very caring, loving, kind and generous, 

Family and pet details:

Dad, mum, one sister, one brother and a bird named Snoopy.

April

Year you started at Image Orthodontics:

2016

Title (the one on your business card) and brief job description:

Dental Assistant aka Smile Perfecter

Why do you love working here? Why do you love orthodontics?

I love the team I work with and our patients are lovely too. It’s rewarding for me to be a part of our patient’s journey & seeing them smile confidently at the end of their treatment.

Best compliment or funniest statement you’ve heard from a patient:

You’re a fabulous D.A.

What are you known for at Image Orthodontics?

Being sweetie pie haha.

What’s one thing we wouldn’t know about you (that would be okay to share publicly)?

I am Laurens sister-in-law (true story)

Most interesting thing you’ve ever done:

I’ve jumped into crystal clear water from my private villa in the Maldives

Best thing about you (an attribute, strength, talent, etc.):

I can ‘pop and lock it’ (Dancing)

What you do for fun:

Spending time with family, friends and shopping (Pottery Barn is my favorite).

What you are passionate about:

Family, friends and speech pathology.

How would your best friend describe you?

Beautiful, bubbly & a hoot!

Family and pet details:

No pets. Just plants. LOL

Louise

Year you started at Image Orthodontics:
2014

Title and brief job description:
Receptionist

Why do you love working here? Why do you love orthodontics?
Because we have such an amazing wonderful team. I love orthodontics because we get to see wonderful patients regularly and share their journey with them.

Best compliment or funniest statement you’ve heard from a patient:
Can I please book in at tooth thirty?

What are you known for at Image Orthodontics?
The “clucky” receptionist. I love babies and children.

What’s one thing we wouldn’t know about you (that would be okay to share publicly)?
I own a black headed python named Monty.

Most interesting thing you’ve ever done:
Scuba diving in Fiji and sledding in the Swiss Alps.

Best thing about you (an attribute, strength, talent, etc.):
Positivity

What you do for fun:
Lifting and spend time with fantastic family.

What you are passionate about:
Helping people and fitness.

How would your best friend describe you?
Cheerful, dedicated and kind.

Family and pet details:
My amazing husband Ben, 3 beautiful sisters, the best nieces and nephews and my doggy, sausage dog Kevin.

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