Dr Jason Yap studied Dentistry at The University of Melbourne where he received numerous awards and scholarships during his dental training. His early years as a dentist were spent serving the rural communities of Gippsland, and later on as a clinical demonstrator and supervisor for dental students at The Melbourne Dental School. Jason completed his specialty training in Orthodontics at the University of Queensland, after which, he returned to Melbourne and joined Simply Orthodontics.
Jason maintains his passion for teaching, serving as a visiting demonstrator at Melbourne University and Latrobe University, and is actively involved in the Australian Dental Association mentoring program for new graduate dentists in the industry.
When he is not creating confident and beautiful smiles, Jason maintains his work-life balance by jogging, playing tennis and indulging in golf as well as dining out with friends and family. He is a devoted Essendon supporter, and looks forward to his beloved Bombers winning their next premiership flag!
Dr Jason Yap holds several associations and memberships with numerous institutions. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Australasian Society of Lingual Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists, and is certified with the Australasian Orthodontic Board.
Jason is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthodontics) and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the Special Stream of Orthodontics. He is also a Give a Smile™ orthodontist.
In addition to his work as an orthodontist, Jason is Chairman of the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) Oral Health Committee, which is involved in promotion of good oral health and prevention of dental disease.
Jason maintains his passion for teaching, serving as a visiting clinical demonstrator and supervisor for dental students at Latrobe University, and is actively involved in the Australian Dental Association mentoring program for new graduate dentists in the industry.