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DENTISTS

Dr Siu Leung

Siu graduated from The University of Melbourne and worked in several well established private clinics before founding her own clinic at Bouverie Dental. With her fluency in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Siu takes pride in providing pleasant, stress-free experience to everyone coming to Bouverie Dental.

Being a registered Invisalign provider, and a graduate of Progressive Orthodontics Seminars (2-year education), Siu is capable of offering complete comprehensive solutions to achieve the ideal smiles that people dream of. And she continuously attends professional development courses to ensure her patients receive the most up-to-date dental information and care, including botox use for dental treatment, sleep apnoea dental device, etc.

Outside of work, Siu enjoys karaoke, skiing, travelling and spending time with her family, especially her toddler is keeping her on her toes.

Dr Mathew Soon

Mathew graduated from The University of Melbourne and has since worked at both public and private dental clinics. Keen on providing treatment in all areas of dentistry he pursued additional training and is proficient in providing care in a wide range of disciplines including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, wisdom tooth removal, fixed braces and Invisalign.

Mathew is dedicated to providing high quality dental care for his patients, working on creating personalized treatment plans based on their individual desired outcomes.  He integrates his clinical work with helping patients understand the fundamentals of oral health and how to maintain a disease-free mouth. Mathew finds dentistry rewarding due to his ability to help people smile and EAT.

Outside of dentistry, he enjoys computer games, board/card games, soccer and snowboarding, hitting the slopes in countries such as New Zealand, Canada and Japan. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Dr Christina Shue

Christina graduated from the University of Melbourne. She worked for a private practice in Bendigo for 3 years before moving back to the city and has been working in Bouverie Dental ever since. She enjoys getting to know her patients and their families and is always available for a chat. She finds it most rewarding when a previously fearful patient overcomes their fear of the dentist and finishes their treatment with a beautiful smile.
Christina has a special interest in the diagnosis and dental treatment for sleep apnoea as well as straightening teeth, whether it be with conventional braces, Invisalign or the Inman Aligner.

Christina spends the rest of her time with her baby boy, husband and cat. She enjoys doing yoga and watching movies.

Dr Patrick Cheok

As a Graduate of the Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne, Patrick enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, yet he is truly passionate about looking after patient’s comfort and best interests. He understands that everyone has different needs and love taking the time to get to know his patients so he can provide the most pleasant experience possible and what is best for them. It never ceases to amaze Patrick how a good chat can go a long way to helping people improve not just their dental health but also their well-being and happiness!

Outside of dentistry, you can find Patrick watching the soccer, going to the gym or enjoying a good book.

Dr Shirley Zhang

Before qualifying for her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, Shirley has obtained Bachelor of Biomedicine and Master of Nursing Science degrees from the University of Melbourne. She also studied at University of Pennsylvania, USA as an exchange student. Her experience has enabled her to consolidate her medical knowledge and enhance interpersonal skills in terms of patient care.

Shirley’s empathetic and caring nature is her strongest attribute. With her warm smile and gentle approach, Shirley strives to make every dental visit as relaxing and comfortable as possible. She enjoys working with children and always put both the child and the parent at ease.

With the advantage of being multilingual (Shirley can speak fluent Mandarin and conversational Korean), she is confident about providing a more comfortable experience to patients from a non-English speaking background and ensures that they fully understand all treatment options before commencing treatment.
Outside the world of dentistry, Shirley enjoys drawing and making DIY crafts. She is also fond of baking for family and friends and sometimes takes part in charity bake sales. Having completed a Barista Course, she likes to make different coffees and latte art in her spare time. Aerial yoga and reformer Pilates are also among her many hobbies to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Dr Pamela Chen

Pamela graduated with her Doctor of Dentistry at the University of Melbourne and has experience treating patients in both metropolitan and regional Victoria. She is fluent in English and Cantonese and is described as approachable and caring – making patients feel at ease from the get-go. Having grown up nervous about going to the dentist herself, she can relate with anxious patients and prioritizes providing a comfortable and relaxing experience.

Pamela’s treatment philosophy is to deliver personalized dental care. She believes that every patient has needs specific to their own personal circumstances and treatment options should reflect this. Pamela is always happy to listen to your individual concerns – no matter how big or small, and aims to work together in achieving the oral health goals you feel most important for you.

Outside of Dentistry, Pamela enjoys going to the gym and travelling. Her most recent trip involved volunteering in Nepal to provide dental care in Nepalese rural communities. Pamela also loves to spend time training her cavoodle puppy, Derek.

Dr Lisa Ren

Lisa was born and raised locally in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and attained her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Melbourne. She has experience in both the private and public sectors in metropolitan and rural areas. 

Lisa is fluent in English and Mandarin as well as conversational Shanghainese. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in preventive and restorative dentistry. She, herself, had dental anxiety, so can understand from the perspective of her patients, who struggle with dental anxiety. She would strive to provide a comfortable and stress-free dental experience with her gentle and patient nature; and she take great pleasure when her patients are able to leave with a smile.

Outside of dentistry, Lisa loves to spend her day off at home reading or enjoying movie marathon, trying to push through a whole drama series in just a few days. She is an active volunteer with St John Ambulance and has participated in many local festivals and major sporting events, helping out with first aid and keeping patrons safe. When the weather allows, she enjoys a good hike, or just walking her cheeky puppy with boundless energy around the block. Food is also her favourite, she loves to try out new cuisines, whether it’s hitting the latest spots around Melbourne or trying to re-create a favourite at home.

HYGIENISTS

Mrs Linda Nguyen

Linda graduated from RMIT University with an Advanced Diploma of Oral Health. Linda’s career path has always been in dentistry with many years of experience. She loves building rapport and establishing relationships with all her patients.

She is committed to providing high standard of care in a comfortable and stress-free environment. She is very passionate about oral health and has a special interest in the prevention, treatment and maintenance of oral health, in particular, gum disease. Besides working at Bouverie Dental, Linda also works with orthodontists, helps to maintain oral health for patients who undergo orthodontic treatment.

Outside of dentistry Linda enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young boys . She also enjoys travelling and camping with friends. Her favourite night of the week is watching TV shows with some pizzas and a glass of wine.

Ms Charlene Truong

Charlene is originally from Perth and a graduate of Curtin University. She has been working in the dental industry for the past 20 years. She has worked in both public and private practices acquiring skills and experiences in Regional Western Australia, Sydney and Perth before moving to Melbourne. Charlene enjoys getting to know all her patients and their families and building a strong lasting relationship. She has always been passionate about oral health care with her focus on the prevention and management of gum disease and promoting good oral health and well being. Her aim is to provide a positive dental experience that is comfortable, informative and stress free through an empathetic and gentle approach so that the patients feel empowered, educated and happy by the end of their visit.

When she is not working, she is most happy spending time with her young family. They enjoy travelling and embracing new cultures and cuisines together. When She has time for herself, she likes to sit back with a good book or listening to music, especially classical. 

Mr Erich Seng

As a graduate from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Oral Health (Degree with Honours), Erich is an Oral Health Therapist, who strives to provide patient-centred care to ensure patients' needs are met in a patient-friendly environment. He prides in maintaining long-lasting relationship with his patients through quality rapport-building. Erich is a strong advocate in oral health promotion and enjoys working alongside his patients to establish optimal oral health care. He is experienced with anxious (dental phobic) children by helping them adapt into the friendly dental environment. 

In his spare time, Erich enjoys playing badminton, spending time with his girlfriend and church community. He is also a foodie, who goes around Melbourne hunting for good food on weekends. 

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