About Us

Expert and local


Dr Mark Cordato is the only orthodontist living and working full time in the region. 

Mark  lectures at universities and conferences here and overseas, and is head  of teaching orthodontics at our local University CSU's faculty of  Dentistry. 

Its all about your smile, looking and lasting better


Your smile can be improved.  It takes knowledge, skill and a great work environment to get outstanding results.
We improve the bite, bring teeth into function, improve their positions so they are easier to clean and give you a great Smile. 

Teaching Dental students

Mark was asked to establish the orthodontic teaching, curriculum devellopment at Charles Sturt University

He has been in charge of this part of the course for over 6 years. This follows years of orthodontic specialist level teaching in Australia and overseas.

The national body of the Australian Orthodontic Society has given Mark the responsibility for organising the lecture programme for the 2018 orthodontic congress in Sydney. Mark has used his knowledge of state of the art orthodontics and his contsacts around the world to build the programme.


 This region is where we live, where many were born and grew up. It's where we want to live and being able to work in a great place makes it even better! 

lithgow valley smiles - staff

Staff Selection

Our staff are selected because they are nice people. Their warm and friendly natures are encouraged.

Our staff are trained comprehensively in sterilisation, orthodontic and dental nursing. All who have been with us for some time have further certification.


Abbey has worked for DrNigel Swan, in Bathurst. Delaney, Del has worked with Dr Graham Bullock and Dr Bhaskar Natarajan. They now works with us doing orthodontics and with Tino Mercado doing Periodontics and respectively. 

Del has her level 4 certificate and Abbie is currently studying for a dental assisting certificate.