Meet the dental practitioners

Dr Sukanya Telfer

Dr Sukanya Telfer has over 27 years experience as a dentist here in Canberra. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is particularly passionate about creating beautiful long lasting restorations using digital CADCAM dentistry. Sukanya believes that effective communication is key to patient understanding and optimum treatment outcomes. Her gentle touch, paired with a thorough attention to detail is appreciated by patients of all ages.

Dr Celia Phan

Dr Celia Phan completed her combined Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry degrees from La Trobe University in Victoria.

Celia is passionate about providing quality dentistry. Known for her caring and gentle nature, she strives to give her patients the best possible dental experience. She places a great focus on building long-term relationships and takes the time to understand her patients’ individual needs and concerns.

Celia regularly attends continuing professional development to ensure she is consistently delivering excellent dental care. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, especially over a good meal or coffee. If you have any cafe or restaurant recommendations for her, she would love to know!

Dr Deborah Kong

Deb was born and raised in Canberra. She moved to Adelaide to complete her dental qualifications, obtaining her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2007. After graduating she spent a number of years working in Sydney before returning to her home city, where she is able to spend more time with her family.

Deb is committed to providing her patients with high quality dental care that is tailored to suit their individual needs. She focuses on preventative dental care and likes to involve patients in the procedure and educate them along the way to help them achieve their oral health goals. Deb also enjoys working with anxious patients and finds it extremely rewarding to assist them in overcoming their dental fears. Deb speaks Cantonese.

Outside of dentistry, Deb enjoys watching movies, hiking, travelling and is an avid theatre goer. She likes to stay active to counteract her love for all things food related by going to the gym and running.

Melissa Wilson (BOH Adelaide)

Mel is our lovely hygienist with many years of experience providing the utmost care for all her patients. Mel is dedicated and passionate about empowering others to achieve optimal gum health which is inextricably linked to general health and well being.

Mel loves playing netball and spending time with her family. Whenever she finds the chance she loves visiting the south coast and relaxing on the beach.

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