Meet Elaine – our clinical coordinator at Sable and Pepicelli Orthodontists.
How long have you been working at Sable and Pepicelli Orthodontists?
I started working at Sable and Pepicelli Orthodontists in 2014.
What is your role at Sable and Pepicelli Orthodontists?
Have you ever had braces?
Yes I had braces twice, the first time round was in Germany when I was 13 years old however I stopped wearing my retainers after four years and my teeth moved. I then decided to get braces again at Sable and Pepicelli Orthodontists. I will never stop wearing my retainers.
Where did you grow up?
I was born and raised in a small village of just 10,000 people in Germany called Bad Ems.
What is your background?
My mother is from Malaysia and my father is from Hong Kong. My parents moved to Germany for work. I moved to Australia in 2008 after completing my high school education in Germany.
Do you speak any other languages?
My first language is German. I am also fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. I am currently taking Japanese language classes and plan to learn French in the future.
What is most rewarding about your job as a clinic coordinator at Sable and Pepicelli Orthodontists?
I like seeing the practice run smoothly for the doctors and patients.
Where is your favourite place to visit and why?
I love to visit Germany to see my family and friends. I also love to visit Malaysia for the great food and shopping.
What are hobbies?
I enjoy taking my Rottweiler dog Stark to the dog park and beach. I also love travelling and eating different cuisines.
What is your favourite restaurant?
Tetsujin Sushi Train – Melbourne Emporium
Written by Stacey Ottaway.