Dentist and Owner of Mydental on Prospect
Dianne attained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide Dental School in 1992. During her undergraduate career she completed several research projects under the supervison of esteemed Drs Graham Mount and Owen Makinson. Results from her research was subsequently published in The American Journal of Dentistry: Am J Dent 1992, Oct-5-286-288.
In her fifth year at Dental school, she was awarded the Colgate Palmolive Research scholarship- in which she undertook a research project at the Cardiff Dental school – Wales, UK.
Dianne was awarded the J.Verco prize for General Dental Practice in her final undergraduate year. She has worked in both the public and private sectors and has an interest in endodontics.
Dianne has actively attended continuing education forums. Dianne enjoyed her years as a Councillor, Secretary /Treasurer and President of the Australian Society of Endodontology- SA branch. She has also served as a Councillor on the SA branch of the Australian Dental Association. Dianne is a current councillor on the Environment and Sustainability Committee.
Equally rewarding, was her tutoring and mentoring role of dental students in the teaching clinics of the Adelaide Dental school. Dianne established Mydental on Prospect in 2006 – her aim was to establish a quality dental practice with the latest technology and to focus on patients’ needs – providing them with the best experience possible.
She is a caring, gentle dentist who listens to her patient’s concerns and provides dental care to suit their individual needs. Dianne enjoys treating children and families and it is a testament of patients’ trust in her, that she is now providing dental care to three generations in the same family.
Outside of Dentistry, Dianne is happily married to David and has two sons who keep her busy outside of Mydental. She loves cooking and entertaining with family and friends. Dianne enjoys taking her golden retriever Nelson for daily walks.
Sarah Graduated Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2009. Since then she has worked in several locations across Adelaide. She joined Mydental in 2019.
Sarah enjoys keeping up to date with the latest dental technologies and attending continued professional development courses. She is a member of the Society for Endontology – SA Branch and various dental study clubs. She is a caring and attentive dentist, who loves getting to know her patients. Sarah enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and treating adults and children alike.
Sarah is happily married with three very energetic young Sons. She loves being outside with her boys, and enjoying her property in the Adelaide Hills.
Brooke has been in the Dental industry since 2011 after graduating school in 2010. She has a certificate III And IV in Dental assisting in addition to her radiation license.
She has completed her advanced diploma in Oral health (Dental Hygiene), and was honoured to receive the Hu Friedy Golden Scaler Award for her overall academic and clinical achievements. Brooke strives to ensure that all patients have a pleasant experience as soon as they walk into MyDental. She prides herself on providing high quality and thorough dental treatment so patients are motivated to achieve and maintain their brightest smile 🙂
While not at MyDental she works part time at another private practice in the North Eastern Suburbs. Brooke also has experience of working in a Periodontist ‘specialist’ practice.
Outside of work, Brooke is an over obsessed dog lover who cannot wait to get a dog of her own.. a golden retriever. She loves spending time with friends and travelling to America where she grew up for 6 years and where some of her family currently live.
Oral Health Therapist
Kyla graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Adelaide in 2004. She has done further study to broaden her professional skill set to include restorative treatment planning and procedures for adult patients
She is a passionate Oral Health Therapist, with experience in private dental practice and public dental service. Kyla has dedicated four years of volunteer service as a Dental Hygienists’ Association of Australia Executive Committee member, was employed as Oral-B’s dental schools’ speaker, and participated in other community oral health promotion activities.
Kyla is currently engaged in a variety of clinical education roles for the teaching of dentists, oral health therapists, dental hygienists and dental assistants at the University of Adelaide and TAFESA.
In her own time Kyla loves to be with her family and friends, supporting the Adelaide Crows and indulging in delicious food and wine.
Oral Health Therapist
Beth graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Adelaide in 2016.This qualification allows dual scope of treatment for her patients as both a dental hygienist and dental therapist. A highlight of her time at University was a volunteer trip to Cambodia in 2016, where she provided dental treatment to children.Oral Health Therapists have a focus on prevention and dental treatment for children and teenagers. They study developmental psychology to help make appointments for children safe, interactive and educational. They also provide hygiene treatment to people of all ages. Beth attends regular courses and seminars to make sure she can provide her patients with the highest standard of care. She has a special interest in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and plans to do more study in this area.
Outside of work, Beth is an ice hockey referee and spends her weekends on the ice. She also travels a few times a year to referee world championships all over the world
Dental assistant / Clinical Coordinator
Cathy has been a dental assistant for over 25 years, she has a certificate III in Dental assisting and a wealth of knowledge and experience. Cathy enjoys meeting patients and making their visit as comfortable and relaxed as possible.
Lucy has been working in the dental industry since 2007. She has a special interest in infection prevention and control. Lucy regularly keeps updated by attending dental seminars and conferences to further develop her knowledge and skills. She is a member of the ADA Practice Managers Network .
When not at Mydental, Lucy likes to read – a lot and enjoys spending time with her family and naughty dog Winston
Front desk coordinator/Clinical coordinator
Nicole joined the mydental team in 2010. She completed her Certificate Ill in Dental Assisting in 1999. Nicole works primarily at front desk and also works alongside the dentists in the treatment rooms.
Making patients feel comfortable about all aspects of their dental care is a priority for Nicole, who knows that a positive dental experience is significant to a patients overall dental health.
Having 2 small children herself, Nicole will always strive to make your child’s dental visit a happy and stress-free one.
Front office coordinator
Kathryn has been a part of the My Dental team since 2012. She has a Certificate Ill in Dental Assisting. Kathryn has worked in the dental industry for over 25years.
Her friendly demeanour always makes patients feel welcome and at ease. She enjoys getting to know each and every patient.
Kathryn enjoys watching and playing sport, especially tennis and basketball and spending time with her family. She is also a Partylite candle consultant and keeps the practice smelling delicious.
Dental Assistant/Clinical coordinator
Rada has been working in the dental industry for over 8 years. She has also completed her Advanced Diploma of Dental Hygienie.
Rada is very dedicated to giving patients the best care and making them feel comfortable and putting them at ease.
Outside of Mydental Rada enjoys spending time with her friends and family and keeping fit,
Front office coordinator / Clinical coordinator
Sheridyn has been a part of the My Dental team since 2010. She has a Certificate Ill in Dental Assisting and Certificate IV in Dental Radiography. Sheridyn has worked in the dental field for over 20 years which has had her working as a Dental Assistant in Queensland and the UK.
She enjoys getting to know patients and ensures patients feel welcome when attending My Dental.
Sheridyn enjoys spending time with her family.