Dr Kay Kanthathas moved to the Newcastle area from the United Kingdom and joined Hunter Valley Orthodontics in 2011. He qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1996 with the Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following graduation he worked in general practice for a year. To further enhance and broaden his experience, he worked in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for three years before specialising in Orthodontics. Dr Kay completed the postgraduate (MSc) Orthodontic training from the University of Sheffield in 2003.He worked as an Orthodontist in the hospital and private practice in Hertfordshire (UK) for 8 years, before moving over to Australia. With his extensive knowledge of routine orthodontic appliances, he has also been certified to use the Incognito lingual appliance (Hidden braces) and Invisalign (clear aligners) treatment systems. Dr Kay is a current member of the British Orthodontic Society, American Orthodontic Society and World Federation of Orthodontists.
His interests outside dentistry include spending time with his wife and two young children and exploring the Australian landscape and all it has to offer.