Our specialist orthodontists
Our team is headed up by two specialist orthodontists, Dr Howard Holmes and Dr Arti Dyett. Find out more about them in their bios below.
Dr Howard Holmes
Dr Howard Holmes is a proud Western Australian and a passionate orthodontist. He is married to Valerie and they have one daughter.
In 1993 he completed his Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Western Australia and was dux of his graduating year. After four years in general dental practice, Dr Holmes went on to complete a specialist Masters degree (MDSc) in Orthodontics in 2000. Dr Holmes continues to maintain professional links with University of Western Australia and currently holds an appointment as Clinical Senior Lecturer at the School of Dentistry.
Dr Holmes is an active member of numerous professional organisations including The Australian Dental Association, The Australian Society of Orthodontists, The World Federation of Orthodontists, the American Association of Orthodontists and the Dental Study Group of Western Australia. He is a Registered Orthodontic Specialist with the Dental Board of Australia and has achieved Australasian Orthodontic Board (AOB) Certification. Dr Holmes has earned numerous academic and clinical awards including the prestigious Elsdon Storey First Research Prize for the Orthodontic Research Excellence. In 2013 Dr Holmes was awarded honorary Fellowships of the International College of Dentists (FICD) and the Academy of Dentistry International (FADI) in recognition of his meritorious service and dedication to the dental profession.
Dr Holmes is the current President and the Western Australian Federal Councillor for the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO).
Outside of work, Dr Holmes is a keen guitarist, cyclist and surfer. His golfing skills are questionable, but he still tries anyway.
Dr Arti Dyett
Dr Arti Dyett was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, and has lived in Perth since 2006.
Arti completed a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours at the University of London in 2006, and moved to Perth to begin her career as a dentist. While working full-time as a dentist in public and private practice, Arti completed a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry with Honours at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and in 2010 was accepted into UWA’s full-time three year Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics.
During her Doctoral program, Arti conducted research evaluating the impact of orthodontic tooth movement on surrounding tissues, and also on the use of 3-Dimensional scanning methods to assess facial asymmetry. Arti’s research has been published in the American journal, Progress in Orthodontics, and has also been presented to fellow clinicians.
Arti is trained to use a wide range of functional orthodontic appliances, both removable and fixed. She is skilled in implants to assist tooth movement, Invisalign, and surgical orthodontic cases.
Arti is an active member of the orthodontic and dental specialist communities in Western Australia, and is the past Treasurer of the Dental Specialists Society of Western Australia. She is also a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontics, the Australian Dental Association, World Federation of Orthodontists, American Association of Orthodontists and is a Registered Orthodontic Specialist with the Dental Board of Australia and has achieved Australasian Orthodontic Board (AOB) Certification.
Arti is married to Peter and they have one young son. Outside of work you will find Arti at the gym, rock climbing, cooking, or spending time with family and friends.