Our Mission Statement
To change the patient’s perception of dentistry into a positive experience. That they may be proud to call our practice their own, and want to refer their family and friends. By increasing our patient’s dental awareness, we are committed to ensuring they achieve long term optimal health.United as a team we will strive to work hard showing professionalism, integrity and empathy towards our patients.
Dr Keith Hengpoonthana
Dental Surgeon Endorsed for Conscious Sedation
BDS Hons (Syd) Grad Dip Clin Dent (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control)
BSc Biomedical Science (UTS) FICCDE
Dr. Keith graduated in 2004 with honours from the University of Sydney, having previously completed a Biomedical Science degree from the University of Technology, Sydney in 1999. After graduation Dr. Keith worked in the country town of Cooma for 2 years. He then relocated to Canberra City where he has worked for 3 years before relocating to open up a practice here in Newington. Dr. Keith’s interests are in orthodontics (braces) and dental anxiety management. He has completed a Graduate Diploma of Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control) at the University of Sydney and was endorsed by the Dental Board of Australia for conscious sedation.
Dr. Keith was part of the teaching staff of the Faculty of Dentistry, Sydney University, at Westmead Hospital from 2010 to 2013. He is also recognised as a Fellow of the International College of Continuing Dental Education for Orthodontics in General Practice. He had also successfully completed the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS). He also served as a mentor for recent dental graduates in the ADA NSW Professional Transitional Support program.
He currently holds memberships to:
- The Australian Dental Association (ADA)
- The Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology (ASDA)
- The Australian Society of Special Care in Dentistry (ASSCID)
Dr Kylie Woo
BDS Hons (Syd)
PGDip Dental Implantology (CSU)
Dr. Woo graduated in 2004 with first class honours from the University of Sydney. Dr.Woo worked in the country town of Cooma for two years, following graduation, and has since worked in a successful Canberra City practice before relocating here to join our team. She represented the Australian Dental Association at the 2014 Sydney Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo promoting dental health for parents and their children.
She has a keen interest in the field of dental implants having completed the Postgraduate Diploma of Dental Implantology with distinction at Charles Sturt University (CSU), and also achieving Level IV accreditation with the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID).
She currently holds memberships to:
- The Australian Dental Association (ADA)
- The International Team for Implantology (ITI)
Front office co-ordinator
With more than 8 years of experience in the retail industry, Lauren decided to pursue a career in the dental industry from 2011 with roles including clinical assistant to eventually front office management.
Lauren takes pride in making sure you are being well looked after and is an integral part of our team.
Josie joins our team with 7 years of experience working with children as a Youth Group Leader for her church and has worked 5 years in the retail sector. Recently she completed her Diploma of Christian Studies. She brings to our team hard work and dedication, and commitment to providing customer service at the highest degree.
Mariela Machado Rosa
Mariela completed her dental degree and specialist training in dental implantology from Brazil. Currently she is completing her Masters Degree from the University of Sydney, and we are grateful to have her join our team to impart her extensive dental knowledge. Always bubbly and happy, Mariela is a team member who always cheers everyone up with her smile and enthusiasm.
- Winner 2016 Business of the Year, Auburn City Local Business Awards.
- Winner 2016, 2014, and 2013 Outstanding Health Improvement Services, Auburn City Local Business Awards.
- Finalist 2017 Telstra Business Awards (NSW)
- Finalist 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Small Business Champions Awards.
- Finalist 2018 and 2017 Outstanding Health Improvement Services, Parramatta Local Business Awards.
- Finalist 2015 Outstanding Health Improvement Services, Auburn City Local Business Awards.
- Practice of the month, November 2013, Prime Practice.