Plunkett Orthodontics

What Sets Us Apart

what sets us apart

At Plunkett Orthodontics, we work hard to treat our patients the same way we would like to be treated: with respect, professionalism, and compassion. We understand the expectations of the patients and families we serve, and do everything we can to make sure each patient has an exceptional experience at our practice.

High Quality Care

Dr Plunkett remains passionate about achieving the best for his patients, helped by a friendly and talented support team. He personally treats every patient and finds it pleasing that so many have the confidence to refer family and friends, and to return for their children's treatment. Dr Plunkett is recognised for his outstanding finished results, and his interests include effective early treatment, facial aesthetics, minimising treatment time and long-term stability.

Great staff!

Our talented team all share a commitment to quality, while providing a friendly personal service. From the moment you enter our practice, we want you to feel comfortable, welcome and appreciated. We are here for you and it's our goal to build your trust, so we can help you smile.

Orthodontic Philosophy

Dr Plunkett established his orthodontic practice focusing on the whole patient and not just the teeth or the face. He is committed to quality, providing beautifully straight teeth and healthy, happy new smiles, with a high degree of personal service. He explains all of your choices and recommends treatments he would choose for his own family.


For more than 24 years, Dr Plunkett has enjoyed helping thousands of patients achieve healthy, happy new smiles and beautifully straight teeth. This wealth of experience, together with his friendly relaxed manner and ability to explain things clearly, gives confidence to families and patients of all ages.

Convenient Online Services

We are committed to providing the most up-to-date, 24-7 online service for your convenience. With the simple click of a mouse, our secure online service allows you to:

  • View your appointment and account information any time
  • Sign up for email appointment reminders
  • Check your payment history and see current charges

If you do not have a patient login, please let us know at your next appointment and we will gladly help you set up your own personal account.

Academic Achievement

Dr Plunkett received his dental degree with honours from the University of Melbourne in 1977 and was awarded the Dental Board of Victoria Prize as the most outstanding student throughout the five years of the course. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons by examination, and was awarded the F.G. Christensen Prize for the highest marks in the primary examination.

Dr Plunkett completed a Masters Degree in orthodontics at the University of Melbourne and he is a registered specialist orthodontist with the Dental Board of Australia. He is also a full member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and a Member in Orthodontics of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Post-Graduate Orthodontic Instructor

Dr Plunkett has been a senior clinical instructor in the University of Melbourne Graduate Orthodontic Program since 1999, teaching the next generation of specialist orthodontists. He is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne and continues his commitment to orthodontic education, while keeping up-to-date with the latest research and treatments.

Back to Top