Our Practitioners

Meet our team of practitioners.

Principal Dentist

Dr. Ned Restom

Dr. Restom enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a particular passion for cosmetic dental care and implant dentistry.

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Principal Dentist

Dr. David Bassal

Dr. Bassal’s demeanour and gentle approach has enabled him to forge strong rapport with his clients providing an all-round exceptional dental experience.

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Principal Dentist

Dr. Nick Mills

Dr Nick and his wife Rachael opened Albert Street Dental Practice in 2005. They both arrived in Taree in 2002 together on a round the world travelling trip, opted to stay here for 3 months and never actually left.

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Dr Rick Iskandar
Principal Dentist

Dr. Rick Iskandar

Dr Rick is passionate about empowering his patients with targeted, effective treatments and information that will translate to better dental health.

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Dr Tony Appleton
Principal Dentist

Dr. Tony Appleton

Tony and wife Lisa met while dental students at Sheffield University and qualified together in 1986. They have worked together ever since, owning and developing very successful practices on both sides of the world! They are now delighted to be settled in to The Gunyah and to be enjoying life on the beautiful Central Coast. …

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Dentist

Dr. Andrew Sproll

Andrew has a special interest in treating children and those patients with dental phobias and is dedicated to providing them with a ‘different dental experience’.

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Dental Practitioner

Warrick Edwards

Warrick is a Ngemba/Wiradjuri man and has been in the dental industry for eighteen years, with experience in both private practice and larger public health entities. Warrick is the owner and practice principal of Delroy Park Dental Care, and as an expert in his field of Business Management and policy implementation, he has gained accreditation for many …

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Dentist

Dr. Ankit Srivastava

Dr. Ankit Srivastava views dentistry as an art as much as a science, and loves that he can use a precise hands-on approach to craft smiles. He’s particularly passionate about Orthodontics, and has completed several Graduate Diplomas to expand his knowledge on braces and clear aligners alike. 

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Dentist

Dr. Chandler Foulis

Dr. Chandler Foulis received his Bachelor of Medical Science with First Class Honours and Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Sydney. During his studies, Chandler obtained multiple awards for academic merit. As part of his commitment to lifelong learning and clinical excellence, Chandler is completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry …

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Dentist

Dr. Daniel O’Connor

Dr Daniel O’Connor graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2016. He worked in general practice in private practice and with the NHS before coming to Australia in 2022 and settling on the Central Coast.

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Dentist

Dr. Erika Dellaretti

Dr Erika graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the Catholic University of Minas Gerais in Brazil. Even though she has over 15 years experience in dentistry, she does courses every year to ensure her clients receive the best evidence-based treatment.

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Dentist

Dr. John Daoud

Dr Daoud is committed to continuing education and very keen to continue to expand his knowledge and experience in cosmetic dentistry.

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Dentist

Dr. Garo Mazmanian

Dr. Garo obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Sydney with a Distinction average, before which he had completed undergraduate and postgraduate studies in both the Medical Science and Finance fields from Macquarie University.

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Dr James Tran
Dentist

Dr. James Tran

James has a great interest in all areas of dentistry with a commitment to the highest standard of care and gentleness.

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Dentist

Dr. Josephine Bourne

Dr Josephine Bourne graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctor of Dental Medicine. Josephine started her journey as a dental assistant where she discovered her love for dentistry and decided to pursue it as a career.

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Dentist

Dr. Lucia Leonard

Dr Lucia Leonard graduated from Queen University Belfast with a distinction in 2016. She has gained a wealth of knowledge working in General practice and hospital Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontic departments.

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Dentist

Dr. Mark Steenson

Mark qualified in Dentistry at Queen’s University Belfast in 2015. Following graduation, Mark moved to Devon England for a year for further training in general practice including aesthetic dentistry and endodontics. He has a patient focused approach and strives to make appointments comfortable, stress free and has a huge Where’s Wally poster on his ceiling …

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Dentist

Dr. Miles Watson

Dr. Miles is a dedicated advocate for patient-centred dental care. With a genuine passion for understanding his patients’ needs, Dr. Miles takes the time to listen attentively and engage in meaningful discussions about treatment options and outcomes. By fostering an environment of trust and collaboration, he ensures that every patient feels empowered to make informed …

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Dr. Monica Collins
Dentist

Dr. Monica Collins

Dr. Monica Collins graduated from the University of Manchester, England and moved to Australia from Ireland in 2014.

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Dentist

Dr. Natalie Hyland

Dr Natalie grew up in Narromine, and recently returned to the region she calls home. At Delroy Park Dental Care, she loves welcoming patients of all walks of life into her care, and believes in treating each patient with the care and respect that they deserve. When you have a visit with her, she’ll always do her …

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Dentist

Dr. Neville Bo

Dr Neville Bo graduated from the University of Liverpool (UK) in 2003 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He then joined the Royal Air Force as a dental officer for six years.

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Dentist

Dr Nick Driessen

Meet Dr Nick Driessen, a dynamic and newly graduated dentist from Charles Sturt University, now serving Taree and Tuncurry Dental. With a background in Orange and Wagga Wagga, he combines his love for the country with a passion for the coast. Dr Nick specialises in restorative dentistry, including crowns, extractions, and root canals, and is …

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Oral Surgeon

Dr Raj Kan

Dr Raj Kan graduated from University of Sydney in 1989 with Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following many years of general dental practice Raj dedicated his practice of dentistry to Oral Surgery since 2007. Raj has completed postgraduate studies at the University of Sydney pertaining to oral surgery, including a Graduate Diploma in Surgical Dentistry and …

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Dentist

Dr. Rosie McKernan

Rosie likes to make her patients feel at ease and feels that going to the Dentist should feel easy and relaxing, sort of like going to see your favourite hairdresser!

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Dr Ryan
Dentist

Dr. Ryan Mills

Dr Ryan Mills graduated from the University of Sheffield, UK, in 2011. He then moved to the Byron Bay area and then Sydney before settling in the Central Coast in 2018. Ryan’s enthusiasm for dentistry and care for his patients is second to none.  Ryan has kept up to date on numerous continuing education classes, …

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Dentist

Dr. Ryan Colthorpe

Dr Ryan Colthorpe completed his studies at Charles Sturt University, returning to establish his practice on the Central Coast…

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Dental Prosthetist

Josh Heit

Josh provides empathetic care to all individuals with a holistic approach. He enjoys all aspects of dental prosthetics as it has the ability to restore and improve an individuals quality of life.

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Oral Health Therapist

Ashleigh Lerway

Ashleigh completed her Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy at the University of Newcastle in 2019. As an Oral Health Therapist [OHT], she is dual qualified as a dental therapist and dental hygienist. She moved to Orange and worked in rural public health for four years before returning to the Central Coast. 

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Oral Health Therapist

Chanel Jones

Chanel graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle in 2014 and began her career at Avoca Beach Dental in 2015.

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Oral Health Therapist

Cherady Russell

Cherady Russell graduated from the University of Newcastle with her Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy in 2018. She founded her love for dental as an assistant, now she is dual qualified as a Dental Therapist and a Dental Hygienist.

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Georgia Littler
Oral Health Therapist

Georgia Littler

Georgia is passionate about preventative dental treatment and believes that the prevention of oral disease can be achieved through patient education, empowerment, and oral health tips.

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Oral Health Therapist

Maddi Jokinen

Maddi graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy. As an Oral Health Therapist (OHT), she is dual qualified as a dental therapist and dental hygienist.

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