Michael started Kawana Dental in 1987. He spent 30 years building up what is now one of the largest and most well-regarded dental practices on the Sunshine Coast.
Hi, I’m Mark. I was lucky enough to grow up on the Sunshine Coast and have been around dentistry my whole life – my father and auntie are both dentists. I feel very privileged to carry on the family practice, started 30 years ago by my father Michael.
Tamara trained at the University of Queensland, graduating with First Class Honours in 2001, when she joined the Kawana Dental team. She took a further training sabbatical period of 3 years teaching at Sydney University before the Sunshine Coast called her home again.
Hi, My name’s Dan (Daniel when I’m in trouble). I have lived on the Sunshine Coast since early 2007. I grew up and trained in New Zealand (I graduated from the University of Otago in 2005).
Other than being a devoted Dad…. Murray graduated from the University of Sydney in 1989. He then joined the Army where he spent 7 years looking after the dental health of our soldiers.
Martha graduated from Valle University (Colombia) in 1995. She worked in Brisbane for 7 years before moving to the Sunshine Coast with her family in 2012, and has been working at Kawana Dental ever since.
Hello I’m Tim and I have been a part of the Kawana Dental team since 2008. I grew up in Perth and completed my Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours at the University of Western Australia.
Hi! I’m Aninda and I qualified as a dentist in 1995. I loved every aspect of general dentistry once I started working as a general dentist but wanted to learn more about straightening crowded and protruding teeth, so I moved to Europe for several years to study a Masters degree in Orthodontics in 2000.
Hi, I’m Trish and I have been working at Kawana Dental since 2017. I completed my undergraduate Dental studies at Griffith University University in 2008 with an award for academic excellence. I have completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Prosthodontics through Kings College London and am about to commence a Masters program in Implant Dentistry.
Leanne grew up close to the city of Edinburgh in Scotland, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, with Honours, from the University of Glasgow.
Hi, I’m Becca and I am a Dental Therapist at Kawana Dental. I was born in New Zealand where I completed my degree, before moving to Melbourne in 2012.
Hi, I’m Fiona. I received my Degree from the University of Queensland in 2002, then came to Kawana Dental and have loved working here ever since.
Jorge is the most fun loving hygienist who, if you are lucky… or not… will start singing and dancing the salsa while your teeth are being bedazzled.
Hi, I’m Malavika, I graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2011, having completed my Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health. I started working at Kawana dental in 2020 and have loved coming to work every day here.