Monthly Archives: August 2018

Meet Our Staff

Category : About Us

Kenny Le (Receptionist)

Kenny has been a fun, friendly and warm addition to our team. You will often hear Kenny’s soothing voice on the phone or when he greets you at reception. He has years of experience in customer service and strives to ensure all our patients leave happy. Kenny has a passion for travelling, hiking and cooking. He speaks fluent English, Vietnamese and conversational Mandarin. His favourite destination is Japan – so feel free to ask Kenny about his experiences, the next time you are in!


Hieu Nguyen (Senior Dental Assistant)

Hieu is a dynamic, caring and out-going person. In addition, he is very passionate about the health and well-being of every patient. Hieu loves sports, especially Kendo, and has taken part in multiple state competitions. Hieu is also actively involved in community activities. He holds a Certificate III in Dental Assisting and is currently enrolled in La Trobe University to further his education. Hieu speaks Vietnamese and English fluently.

Hieu is currently undergoing Ortho treatment (ClearCorrect) and is more than happy to share his experience with you!


Mimi Nguyen (Dental Assistant)

With over two years of dental assisting experience and certification from Menzies Institute, Mimi is an excellent addition to our team. You will usually see her working hard with Dr. Vy Phan. Mimi’s sweet and friendly nature will put you and your family at ease in the dental chair.

In Mimi’s spare time, she enjoys cooking, watching movies and swimming.


Arlena Tran (Dental Assistant)

Arlena is a qualified dental assistant, acquiring her Certicate III from Menzies institute almost three years ago. She is currently studying to become a dental technician. She is bubbly, out-going and has a strong work ethic. You will often see her assisting Dr. Vy Phan or Dr. Alex Ho.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and of course, her beloved cat.


An Do (Receptionist)

An has had 5 years experience working as an account officer at a women’s fashion wholesaler. Since then she has worked as both a receptionist and dental assistant at Sunshine Family Dental for two years. She is well-liked because of her gentle and approachable nature.

When she is not working, An devotes her time to her husband and son.


Meet Our Dentists & Oral Health Therapist

Category : About Us

 Dr. Vy Phan (B.D.S, MHlth&MedLaw)

Dr. Vy has been the principal dentist at Sunshine Family Dental since graduating from James Cook University in 2016. She has completed numerous dental CPD courses including Progressive Orthodontic Seminar (fixed braces course for general dentists) and is able to provide clear aligner therapy through her Invisalign and Clear Correct certification. Dr. Vy is also trained to provide cosmetic injections including dermal fillers (lips/face) and muscle relaxant injections (frown lines/masseter/crow’s feet). She recently completed her Masters of Health Medical Law at the University of Melbourne and was the President of the Melbourne Law Masters Student Association during her post-graduate university studies. Dr. Vy is a part-time clinical teacher for fourth and fifth year Latrobe dental students and is also a member of the ADAVB Oral Health Committee.

Dr Vy has a special interest in oral surgery (wisdom extractions) and speaks both fluent Vietnamese and English. In her spare time, she enjoys learning new things, staying active and spending time with her two cats!


Dr. Alex Ho (B.D.S)

Originally born and raised in Melbourne, Dr. Alex went far and wide to make his dreams of becoming a dentist come true. In his last year at James Cook University, Dr. Alex has worked in many locations, from Launceston, to Townsville and even Taiwan. His placements have given him the opportunity to work with just about everyone, from the very young to the very old. Although he likes all areas of dentistry, he finds aesthetic and restorative dentistry the most rewarding.

Now armed with a wide range of experiences, Dr. Alex brings his gentle and caring approach to the Sunshine Family Dental team.


Dr. Pearly Gan (D.D.S)

Having graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Pearly has rich experiences in both community health as a public dentist, as well as an associate dentist in private practice. She is passionate about restoring and maintaining her patients’ dental health, and is committed to providing them with the best treatment options that dentistry can offer.

Dr. Pearly enjoys treating clients from all walks and stages of life, including anxious first timers, children, and the elderly. Dr. Pearly has a keen interest in root canal therapy and restorative dentistry, and is fluent in English and Mandarin.


Dr. Annie Huang (D.D.S)

Upon completing her dental training at the University of Melbourne, Dr. Annie practised a number of years in country Victoria before returning back to Melbourne.  She finds great joy in treating the whole family, especially the little ones! Her particular interests lie in preventative dentistry and root canal therapy. Dental visits can be a challenging experience for many but Annie’s gentle chairside manner helps patients feel at ease.  She places great importance on  continuing education and ensures she is up to date with current treatment concepts and technology so she can provide optimum care. When not working at the dental clinic, Annie can be found with a  paintbrush in hand or adding a new plant to her growing collection.


Dr. Dolly Thai (D.D.S)

Dr. Dolly graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2015. Having worked in regional Victoria, public and private dental sectors, Dr. Dolly has had a range of experiences in general dentistry. Dr. Dolly is known for her calm, relaxed and friendly manner, making her a suitable dentist for the entire family! Dr. Dolly is able to speak fluent English and Cantonese.


Ms. Thuy Le (B.O.H)

Thuy is our Oral Health Therapist, completing her degree in Oral Health from the University of Melbourne. Thuy was awarded overall Excellence in Dental Therapy Practice and was placed on the Dean’s Honours List for her high achievements. Thuy is a family oriented person with an empathetic, caring and calm manner. She loves building rapport with her patients and is committed in providing high quality care. Thuy enjoys working with patients of all ages, however is very passionate about treating children. With Thuy’s gentle and calm approach, she is able to help ease her patients into dental treatment and is able to provide a very comfortable and positive experience for her patients. Outside of dentistry, she loves spending time with her loved ones and doing arts and crafts.


Dr. Nhi Truong (B.D.S)

After graduating from James Cook University, Dr. Nhi returned home to Melbourne and has been working in private practice since. With her gentle and caring nature, she has been able to empathise and work with patients across all age groups, making them feel at ease. She is very passionate about patient education and volunteering, having previously organised oral health promotion sessions at primary schools in rural Vietnam. Dr. Nhi enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in restorative dentistry and oral surgery. Outside of work, Dr. Nhi enjoys baking and spending time with family and friends. She is also fluent in Vietnamese and English.


Dr. Harry Marget (Senior Dental Consultant)

You may have seen Dr. Harry’s friendly face on Thursdays. Dr. Harry has been practising dentistry since 1972, after graduating from Adelaide and is always keen to pass on his wisdom to our young team of dentists. He is available to consult on difficult cases and may sometimes lend a helpful hand on complex treatments such as orthodontics, TMD management, surgical extractions and root canals. This ensures that we can provide more services for you and the entire family. You may also find Dr. Harry at his practice, East Bentleigh Dental Group on Fridays.


WORKING HOURS

Monday          : 9am – 6pm.
Tuesday          : 9am – 6pm.
Wednesday    : 9am – 6pm.
Thursday        : 9am – 6pm.
Friday              : 9am – 6pm.
Saturday         : 9am – 5pm.
Sunday           : 9am – 5pm.

OUR LOCATION

SUNSHINE FAMILY DENTAL
232A Hampshire Rd
Sunshine VIC 3020

Tel: (03) 9312 0263
Mob: 0490 769 724