Meet our Doctors
Dr Peter Southall
BDS FDSRCPS MDSc DOrthRCS
Dr Peter Southall has a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Bristol University, a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow, a Master of Dental Science in Orthodontics from the University of Leeds and a Diploma in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Then he followed the sunshine to Perth.
Peter has been a Specialist Orthodontist since 1991. For ten years he was a Consultant at Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth, caring for children with clefts and other anomalies. He has treated over 10,000 patients, is active in research and teaching and has lectured nationally and internationally many times.
In 2012 he opened Greater Springfield Orthodontics after moving his family to Queensland to be near Fleur’s family. Peter and Fleur have 3 grown up children.
Peter is committed to using state of the art technology for the benefit of his patients. He is a postgraduate demonstrator and clinical supervisor at UQ, where he shares his knowledge with tomorrow’s orthodontists, and is keen contributor to meetings and conferences in Australia and overseas. He founded Brookwater Dental Study Group in 2013 and it has since provided over 60 hours of CPD for the local dental community.
Peter is a specialist orthodontist and a full member of:
- The Australian Dental Association
- The Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO)
- The World Federation of Orthodontics
- The Australasian Cleft Lip and Palate Association
Peter is a foundation member of the Oral Health Centre at the University of Western Australia. He has held many positions in ASO, both nationally and in WA, including President and Secretary.
Peter is a Give a Smile™ Orthodontist who volunteers to treat patients selected from the public orthodontic waiting lists.
D.Clin.Dent (Ortho), BDS, MFDS RCS Edin., BSc (Hons)
Dr Natasha Clare is a highly qualified and compassionate specialist orthodontist committed to creating beautiful and healthy smiles in the Greater Springfield area.
Natasha graduated from dental school in England and worked within the NHS before emigrating to Australia in 2013. She gained a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics from the University of Queensland. This advanced degree means that she is a registered orthodontic specialist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Natasha’s friendly dynamic and motivated personality along with her high standards of patient care have been a welcome addition to the GSO team since early 2018.
In 2022 Natasha was invited to become an orthodontic postgraduate clinical supervisor at the University of Queensland. She is proud to be helping to teach the new generation of orthodontists.
Natasha is a specialist orthodontist and a member of The Australian Society of Orthodontics (ASO). She was appointed as the president of the Queensland Branch of the ASO in 2023, demonstrating her leadership and commitment to advancing orthodontic care alongside her peers.
Beyond orthodontics, Natasha likes to travel. She hopes to visit as many countries as possible and is always happy to swap travel stories.