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Meet Our Team at Your Smile Centre

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Our Team

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Tallie Athanasopoulos – Practice Manager

In her role at the practice, Tallie ensures that the operations of Your Smile Centre run smoothly.

She greets patients, books appointments, processes payments and more.

I especially love seeing a patient after their appointment and how their confidence has been restored in their smile!
Tallie Athanasopoulos

Tallie has worked in the dental industry for 10 years as a front office coordinator and dental assistant.

When she’s not at the practice, Tallie loves spending time with her partner, family and friends.

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Katherine Bravo, Front Office Co-ordinator

With a passion for helping others achieve bright, healthy smiles, Katherine earned a Cert IV in Dental Assisting in Oral Health Promotion.

For me, dentistry offers many opportunities, challenges and rewards. It is a rapidly changing and expanding profession.
Katherine Bravo

Katherine regularly takes professional development courses so she can best serve our patients’ needs.

In her spare time, Katherine enjoys outdoor activities, training, eating out and socialising.

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Natasha Gonzalez, Front Office Co-ordinator

Natasha has always enjoyed helping people, making her role at our practice the perfect fit. As she puts it,

“Our teeth are always something on display to the world-contributing my time and patience to help someone fix their smile is an incredible feeling.”
Natasha Gonzalez

Natasha holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts, graduating in 2008. At the practice, she hopes to help patients feel confident int heir own skin.

Outside of the practice, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son exploring the country on weekends and trying new local eateries. In the warmer months, the family loves to hit the beach and explore the outdoors.

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Noor Challoob, Dental Assistant

To prepare for her career as a dental assistant, Noor earned a Cert III in Dental Assistant from TAFE NSW Randwick in 2018. She is currently working towards a Cert IV in Dental Assisting-Radiology

l love seeing patients’ smiles transform, and being able to touch a patient’s life in a positive way. I not only like to give them a healthy smile but enhance their quality of life.
Noor Challoob

When she’s not at the practice, Noor enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also likes to walk, shop, see movies, play games, read novels and stories, and listen to music. Noor also loves art and drawing, as well as cooking.

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Ana-Maria Stevans, Dental Assistant

Ana-Maria loves helping people. She is enthusiastic, creative, and enjoys hands-on, mind-stimulating activities (like puzzles).

Ana-Maria is studying Dentistry and works as a dental assistant during university holidays. Being a Dental assistant gives her the opportunity to help patients and dentists at the same time.

It’s an incredible joy to be part of helping people in need and making difference to people and society
Ana Maria Stevans

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Outside of the practice, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going on walks. She is a member of the Australian-Macedonian Humanitarian Youth association –

With this organisation, she assists with fundraising dinners, picnics, and movie nights to financially assist individuals requiring medical care locally and internationally. This association also visits local nursing homes.

Get to know more about Ana-Maria when you visit us for your next appointment.

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Mikayla Ngapaku, Dental Assistant

Laser-focused on meeting the needs of patients, Mikayla endeavours to do all she can to help them achieve bright and healthy smiles.

She enjoys learning new things that can significantly benefit our patient community.

The most fulfilling aspect of being a dental assistant is seeing patients happy!
Mikayla Ngapaku

When she’s not at work, Mikayla enjoys going on hikes, hanging with friends and going on adventures.

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Joyce Tu Phan, Dental Assistant

Joyce holds a Certificate III in Dental Assisting and loves helping patients of all walks of life achieve their smile goals.

When she isn’t in the practice, she enjoys camping, fishing, cleaning and cooking.

Learn more about Joyce when you visit us for your next appointment!

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Mr. Loi Loi Hoang, Dental Assistant

For Mr. Hoang, being on a dental team that helps patients enhance their beautiful smiles is the best part of his day. He enjoys observing dental procedures and acquiring more knowledge to build his skills.

After earning an overseas degree in dentistry, Mr. Hoang attended UWS to earn a Bachelor of Medical Science, graduating in 2017. He is currently working towards having his dentistry degree qualified in Australia by completing the ADC examinations.

The most fulfilling part of what I do is seeing big smiles on my patients’ faces and working as a part of a team.”

Mr. Loi

When he isn’t in the office, Mr. Hoang can be found tending his plants. He enjoys gardening and cycling around the Cook River bike paths. To continue learning and developing his skills, he regularly practises clinical communication skills.

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Tiffany Lam, Oral Health Therapist

Tiffany graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Sydney in 2013 and has since been working as an oral health therapist.

To stay abreast of the latest in the field, she has taken many continuing education courses. These include the following:

  • Infection Control
  • Orthodontics
  • Guided Biofilm Therapy with EMS Airflow

In 2017, Tiffany also studied Adult Scope Therapy at the University of Sydney to broaden her range of practice.

Tiffany is passionate about helping patients make informed decisions about their oral health.

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She also encourages patients to improve their oral health by addressing the foundations of gum health and caries disease control.??Tiffany has qualifications in dental hygiene (periodontics), paediatric dentistry and orthodontics (limited scope). Having previously worked alongside an orthodontist, Tiffany enjoys seeing the positive changes in our patients’ teeth-and confidence-after they undergo orthodontic treatment.

While Tiffany focuses on routine oral health maintenance with gentle cleans utilising EMS Airflow, she will be joining Dr Gordana and Dr Gabriela as a team in providing all scopes of dentistry, including implant care, orthodontics, restorative work and more.??When she’s not treating patients, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her red Kelpie, Milo, playing with her niece and travelling to Japan.

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Our caring team members look forward to helping you smile brighter! Book an online appointment today.

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