Hervey Bay Dentists

I am committed to providing comprehensive dental care in a comfortable and professional atmosphere.

As a child I had more than my fair share of unhappy experiences of dentists, so I can truly relate to other people’s fear.

When I became a dentist myself, those childhood memories made me determined to create a practice and approach that is sensitive to patients’ concerns and considerate of their comfort at all times.

My goal has always been to be the kind of dentist people choose to go to for a lifetime and wouldn’t want their families to see someone else... read more

ALEXANDRA RITCHIE

Alexandra grew up a variety of places in Australia, including Brisbane, Queensland, the Gold Coast and Rockhampton. She has lived locally since 2014 and qualified as a dental hygienist/ dental therapist in 2013. Alexandra’s specialties include paediatric dentistry and periodontics.

If you have children then Alexandra is the person to see as she is specially trained to treat children and teenagers and is particularly good at empathising with children who have dental phobias or who are at all frightened of dental visits. Alexandra takes the time to get to know each child and to understand why they have any phobias so she can work out how best to treat them. Alexandra also visits schools as she is very good at teaching children about Oral hygiene in a way that is fun yet informative. She is also responsible for carrying out our Zoom whitening treatments.

Alexandra enjoys sports, in particular bushwalking and she is a member of Bayside Women’s soccer team.

HECTOR SHIN

Hector, who is originally from South Korea was raised in QLD, attending All Saints Anglican High School and then carrying on to study Dentistry at Griffith University in the Gold Coast. Hector worked in Bribie Island and Redcliff for years before making to move to become a Hervey Bay local.

Hector joined the team at Lakeside Dental Spa in 2019 and has an incredible clinical passion towards Dental implants, Dental Cosmetics and Smile Makeovers.

Hector has an array of interests and hobbies which include everything from arts to painting to flowers! He enjoys tennis and hiking in his spare time as well as travel and delicious food!

DR MINOO VELLANI

Dr Vellani graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney in 1987. Upon graduation, he was offered a place in the Masters program in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Sydney. In 1988, he was appointed a clinical associate in the Department of Operative Dentistry at the United Dental Hospital, Sydney and In 2004, Dr Vellani was appointed a clinical associate in the Department of Oral Surgery at Westmead Hospital, Sydney. In 2006, he obtained a Graduate Diploma in Intravenous Sedation from the University Of Sydney.

Obtaining his Graduate Diploma in Intravenous Sedation qualifies Dr Vellani as a Dental Board approved Dental Sedationist and he now provides a bespoke intravenous sedation service to some of the very best practices in Sydney, the Central Coast, regional NSW, and interstate.

Dr Vellani is a member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry and Australian Society of Dental Anesthesiology.

He is married with two children and holds a childhood passion for aviation.

For an appointment with any of our fantastic dentists in Hervey Bay, please call us on (07) 4191 4787. We are located at 8/6-8 Liuzzi St, Pialba Hervey Bay QLD 4655.