Dr Keith Hengpoonthana

Dental Surgeon


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)
  • Australian Clear Aligner Society (ACAS)

Outside of dentistry he is currently studying the Preliminary Theological Certificate at Moore Theological College part-time, and is active at his own local church teaching children bible classes.