About Us:

Welcome to Coastal Orthodontics. We are passionate and dedicated to providing the locals in Northern NSW and the Gold Coast, orthodontic care in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Just as no two people are alike, we believe in maintaining a personalised approach to our treatment for every patient and we strive to exceed your expectations in all areas of orthodontic care. We have only the most highly trained orthodontists and hygienists, whose years of patient experience combined with the most advanced orthodontic technology are here to help you.

We appreciate the opportunity to provide NSW and Gold Coast orthodontic care, and look forward to welcoming you to our family of satisfied patients.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr Stephen Herriott graduated from University of Queensland (UQ) in 1977 with honours(Bachelor of Dental Science) – second in his class.

After graduating from UQ, Dr. Herriott worked as a general practitioner in outback Queensland and then Northern suburbs of Sydney before establishing his own modern practice in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales. This was a general dental practice with special emphasis in the treatment of children, orthodontics and dental facial orthopaedics, oral surgery, pain anxiety control and aesthetics of the smile. Whilst practicing as a general practitioner, Dr Herriott also studied part-time to achieve by examination a fellowship in the Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

In 1990, Dr Herriott moved to the USA with his family and completed a Masters of Science in Oral Biology, along with his specialist Orthodontic Degree, from the University of Louisville in Kentucky, USA. He also successfully completed his Phase II examinations for the American Orthodontic Board.

Since then he has practiced specialist orthodontics only, with special emphasis on growth and development of the growing face and dentition. He has a keen interest in adult treatment modalities.

Dr. Herriott is a full member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists and a member of the Australian Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics and World Federation of Orthodontics. He is an active member of the Gold Coast, Northern Rivers and Brisbane study groups, having held positions both federally and locally with professional dental associations.

Dr Herriott maintains an active social life outside of his orthodontic practice with his wife and four boys, enjoying rowing, cycling, surfing, boating, fishing and golf. He also has an interest in wine appreciation and orchid growing.

Meet Our Staff

Leanne Holland joined Coastal Orthodontics in 1998 as a chairside assistant and receptionist, taking on the role of practice manager in 2002.

Leanne enjoys being part of a vibrant, motivated team who shares her passion for creating beautiful smiles. She most enjoys seeing young patients grow in confidence as their beautiful smiles emerge during treatment.

Outside of her busy working life, Leanne enjoys spending time with her family (including two beautiful children and two fur babies!), motorbiking with her husband and she is a fanatical AFL fan who never misses a Gold Coast Suns game.

Jayde was initially a patient of Coastal Orthodontics. She eventually joined our team in 2007 and has loved working alongside her passionate colleagues ever since.

Jayde enjoys spending time with her friends and family, shares a travelling passion with her husband and is always looking for the next adventure!

Amy has been a part of our amazing team since 2011

As clinic supervisor she loves being part of a vibrant, fun team and seeing the amazing results we achieve through orthodontics and the beautiful smiles we create.

In her spare time you will find her enjoying time with her friends and family.