Our Team | Dedicated Dentist Chermside
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Fred is our principal Chermside Dentist . In 2013, Steve kindly passed the practice on to Fred, while continuing to work alongside the team until christmas 2015. Fred has been looking after our patients since 2012 and is loved by his patients for his painless dentistry.
Fred is particularly interested in cosmetic and implant dentistry. Fred has completed a post-graduate Masters in Dental Implantology and looks after our patients from the surgical perspective.
Fred has a great interest in many aspects of dentistry and is committed to providing gentle, painless, high quality dental care. To stay up to date with the latest advances in dentistry, he regularly attends seminars and post-graduate courses.
Outside work, Fred enjoys water-sports, keeping up to date with the latest movies and tv shows and catching up with his friends and family.
Gary is popular with both patients and staff alike. Gary has been at our practice as a Dentist in Chermside for over 10 years. His calm demeanour and sense of humour is loved by his patients, and especially with the kids. More often than not you will see Gary creating balloons out of gloves for the children. Gary has a particular interest in Sleep Appliances (SomnoMed), Invisible Braces (Invisalign) and providing treatment under Sedation (Happy Gas) for our more anxious patients.
Gary’s experience has led him to become a Dental Clinical Supervisor at the University of Queensland. On his Wednesday’s, Gary takes time away from Chermside and spends his time teaching the current final year UQ dental students.
Outside of work, Gary spends his time with his family, and driving his young soccer star son all around Brisbane every weekend.
Dr. Evelyn Ong BDSc QLD
Dr. Evelyn is one of our loveliest dentists here at Chermside Dental and has lived and worked locally for many years. Evelyn graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Sciences degree. She is a member of the Australian Dental Association, regularly attending professional development courses and education seminars to keep up to date with changes in the profession.
Evie is highly regarded by both her peers and patients for being very technically capable, achieving great results and being really gentle, patient and kind.
Evelyn is passionate about her dentistry and focuses on a holistic approach to patient treatment, with emphasis on preventative dentistry. Evelyn also takes special interest in treating young children. A common goal Evelyn strives to achieve with her patients is to help them maintain healthy smiles for life.
Lately, Evelyn has been spending a significant amount of time on her weekends attending continuing professional development courses on Sleep Apnoea.
Dr. Angela Gao BDSc (Hons) QLD
Angela is a gentle, fastidious and well respected part of the Chermside Dental Care team. Angela graduated dentistry from the University of Queensland in 2011. Angela has spent many years working in Roma, Central QLD and has gained significant experience in many areas of dentistry.
Angela has a keen interest in many parts of dentistry including root canals, wisdom teeth and full mouth rehabilitation. Angela’s main focus however, is in orthodontics. Angela is a graduate of both the Progressive Orthodontic Seminars (POS) and the mini-residency in Excellence in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics (EODO). Angela keeps up to date with the latest Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.
Outside of work, Angela enjoys watersports, skiing and badminton. She is also an excellent pianist and cook.
Dr. Amy Winner BDSc QLD
Amy graduated from the University of QLD in 2010 (BDSc) and has worked many years now in private practice. She particularly enjoys making children’s first visits an enjoyable experience and helping all her patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair.
Amy’s patients appreciate her compassionate nature and bubbly personality as well as her attention to their individual needs and concerns. While children’s dentistry is her main passion, Amy is proficient in all fields of dentistry and thoroughly enjoys aesthetic procedures, completing a short course in London on aesthetic dentistry in 2013 (LonDEC). She also has considerable experience in tooth removal and helping patients in acute pain.
When Amy is not over a dental chair, she enjoys music and spending time with her family.
Dr. Cheryl Chen BDSc (Hons) QLD
Dr Cheryl is a comforting and gentle dentist who is dedicated to improving the oral health and dental wellbeing of her patients. Cheryl graduated from the University of Queensland with first-class honours, and was president of the national association for dental students.
Cheryl likes all aspects of dentistry, with a special interest in oral surgery. She is currently undertaking further study through the UQ Doctor of Medicine program to pursue her interests in surgical specialties.
Cheryl is committed to helping the wider community, having been part of the Australian Dental Health Foundation, an organisation which delivers dental treatment to disadvantaged Australians. Additionally, Cheryl has travelled to provide oral health education and dental services to children in rural India and Cambodia.
In order to continually enhance her patients’ dental care, Cheryl keeps up-to-date by attending professional development programs and seminars throughout the year.
Outside of work, you can find Cheryl out enjoying live music or sailing.
Dr. Andy Tsai BDSc (Hons) QLD
Andy is a great addition to the team due to his sense of humour and knowledge he brings to the group. Andy has worked for years in Townsville, but has recently moved back into Chermside, Brisbane. Andy is also a University of Queensland Dental School Supervisor for the clinics, sharing his breadth and depth of knowledge and experience with the next generation of dentists.
Andy is currently studying a doctorate in endodontics at UQ, and works with our team on weekends only.
Tim is a lovely addition to the team. Tim is a well-rounded general dentist who loves to provide friendly, gentle and professional dental work for all our patients. Tim is experienced in dentistry, having spent time working in both QLD Health and in Brisbane’s Prisons. He can handle any situation with ease and is a fantastic person to have on our team.
Outside of work, Tim is married with no children as yet.
Rebecca McNaught B App HSc Oral Health
Rebecca is a long-standing and much loved member of our dental team. Qualified with a university degree in Oral Health Therapy, Rebecca is specifically trained in all aspects of maintaining a healthy mouth and gums. We ask people to see Rebecca when we feel they need a little extra help with tooth cleaning or thorough scaling. She is particularly popular because of her gentle approach and thoroughness.
Rebecca is an invaluable part of our Chermside Dental team.
Rebecca will treat our children for their regular checkups and cleans, as well as treating gum disease for our adult patients.
Rebecca works Mondays and Fridays and one Saturday a month.
Outside of work, Rebecca has a large family with young children and spends much time with them.
Dr. Tony Cheng BDSc QLD
While not at the hospital or university, Tony helps out our patients on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Tony is well-liked for his larger than life personality and comprehensive approach to your teeth and mouth. He likes his patients to have a lovely experience at each visit while providing quality dental treatment.
Tony has a particular interest in oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry. Tony is loved by his patients for his sense of humour and knack for making them feel at ease. Tony is a member of the Australian Dental Association.
Dr. Stefan Vidimce BBiomedSc DDS(Melb)
Stefan has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science following which he completed his doctorate in dental training at the University of Melbourne. His interests include aesthetic dentistry, crown and bridge, wisdom tooth extractions and implant surgery.
Stefan has a keen eye for detail, always striving for excellence in his work. Patients love his easy-going personality, integrity and professionalism.