105/251 Oxford St, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
Dr Morris Rapaport
Dr Morris Rapaport graduated from the University of Sydney in 1980 as a dentist and then as a specialist orthodontist. He started a practice in Bellevue Hill – MYORTHODONTIST – and as it grew, relocated to Bondi Junction. Running two busy practices and teaching part time at Sydney University. In 1994 he and his wife Pauline, a computer analyst programmer, had three children under three – Emma, Hannah and Mark. Life was busy for the pair.
Morris developed a course, which he called, Everything You Wanted To know About Functional Appliances and teaches it, still to this day, to graduates and postgraduate students at Sydney University. He was accredited by Invisalign in 2001 when they first started in Australia. He teaches aligner therapy at the university, as well as privately to dentists and orthodontists both in NSW, interstate and overseas. His lectures are delivered with humour and panache, making them memorable, not only for their content. He believes that if information is delivered in a fun and humorous way, it is far more likely to be retained by those he teaches.
As well as teaching, Morris has been president of various dental and orthodontic organisations but these days prefers to dabble in 3D art and prepare lectures rather than be involved in dental politics. His wife Pauline has been studying part time law and has just graduated with honours from UNSW. The three under three are all at uni now too so there’s plenty going on.