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Meet Our Chatswood Dental Team

The Friendly Faces at Boutique Dental Care

Our practice is a Chatswood family of its own. Each of our team members work closely with one another to enhance the experience for every patient who steps through our front door. Every one of our staff are hand selected for their unique skillset and empathetic personalities. We don’t just work well together, we enjoy being around each other. Here are a few of the friendly smiles that you’ll meet when you visit us:

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Dr Cecilia So

Dr Cecilia So — Dental Surgeon

Dr Cecilia So is a Dental Surgeon with extensive experience in wisdom teeth and dental implant procedures, in both hospital based and private practice settings. After graduating with Honours with Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Sydney in 2003.

She trained in the Oral and Maxillofacial Department in Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in the United Kingdom, achieving her Membership with the Royal College of Surgeons (London) by examination. She returned to Sydney to continue working as a hospital dentist in the Special Care Dentistry Unit with special interest in Oral Surgery at Westmead Centre for Oral Health. She completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants), University of Sydney and is now a committee member, mentor and Clinical Associate Lecturer and examiner for the program. She is also an Executive committee member of the Australian Osseointegration Society and lectures in Surgical Dentistry for the General Dentist for the Australian Dental Association.

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Millie — Practice Manager

Amelia Harris Practice ManagerMillie has worked in the dental industry for over 17 years starting out as a qualified Dental Nurse gaining valuable experience in both Government and Practice environments. Her qualifications include a Diploma of Practice Management, Certificate in Dental Assisting and Forensic Dental Assisting. She enjoys helping Dr Meng in oral surgery and implant cases. In her free time, she likes to practise her photography skills. She says that she once had an opportunity to work with the ADA to provide care to asylum seekers with massive language barriers. ‘It was an eye-opening experience.’

Jen — Senior Dental Nurse

Jennifer Vegar Dental AssistantAs Dr Meng’s lead assistant, Jen thoroughly enjoys helping our patients achieve the smile and dental health that they’ve wanted for so long. Jen is responsible for ensuring we maintain high infection control standards in sterilisation. She says it’s great to work with such a ‘fun’ team. During her personal time, she likes dancing, wine tasting, walking and listening to classical music.

Cecilia — Dental Nurse

Cecilia Zhang Dental NurseFluent in both English and Mandarin, Cecilia also holds a qualification in Beauty Therapy. She strives to help take patients’ experiences to the highest level and quality, looking after everyone like family. In her free time, she likes to read, exercise, catch up on beauty trends and listen to music.

Katherine — Dental Hygienist

Katherine Mackenzie dental hygienist Katherine received her BSc Honours degree in the UK and has over 20 years of experience in the dental industry. As our hygienist, she enjoys meeting new people every day and helping our patients achieve the best oral health possible. When she’s out of the office, she likes walking her dog, eating out, going to the cinema and keeping fit.

Layken – Dental Hygienist

Layken holds a Bachelor of Oral Health and Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy degree’s from Newcastle University. As an Oral Heath Therapist Layken is a licensed oral health care professional whose primary focus is preventing and treating oral diseases. Layken hopes to support both yourself and your families with the prevention of dental disease through education and professional assistance to improve and maintain a healthy mouth. When Layken is not studying and working she enjoys a good book, being physically active and spending time with friends and family. Layken  also wishes to pursue a passion for providing oral health voluntary aid in third world countries.

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