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The Team

Dentists

Providing the highest standard of care

Dr George Lee

Dr George Lee is a principal dentist at Glebe Dental Group and has built an excellent reputation throughout Australia as a leader in dental medicine.

With every patient that he cares for, Dr Lee lives by the Golden Rule, a promise he makes to himself and his patients that every treatment he recommends is one he would choose for himself in their position. This caring, honest approach to dentistry sets Dr Lee apart and helped him build a loyal following of patients.

Dr Lee’s stellar reputation has been built upon his education, experience and desire to always remain at the forefront of innovation in dentistry. He began his training at Sydney University, graduating in 1980. Since then, he has trained extensively in advanced dentistry topics at the LVI Institute and in the United States with Dr Stuart Rosenburg, an expert in the field of laser dentistry.

The training and education that Dr Lee has received makes him an expert in general dentistry. His particular areas of interest include restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Lee is an expert in completing full Smile Makeovers, which employ bridges, crowns, inlays, bonding, porcelain veneers and laser whitening to give patients’ the smile they’ve always dreamed of having.

Dr Lee’s extensive experience in pain management, endodontics, periodontics and orthodontics make him uniquely able to treat complex dental problems that require numerous interventions.

In 2002, Dr Lee was chosen to be a founding member of the Exceptional Practice Group, an honour reserved for only the best dentists in Australia. He is regularly called upon to serve as a consultant for other dentists, and he works closely with some of the top specialists in periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics in the country.

Whatever your dental concerns, Dr Lee is ready to help with his experienced skill, extensive training, expert knowledge and gentle touch.

Dr Andrew Lee

Since graduating from Sydney University in 1984 and completing advanced training at the prestigious LVI Institute, Dr Andrew Lee has made a name for himself as one of the leading experts in cosmetic and complex restorative dentistry in Australia.

As one of the partners at Glebe Dental Group, Dr Lee helps patients regain their self-confidence and improve their oral health by using the latest technology to treat patients’ dental issues. Over the last 10 years, he has successfully tackled incredibly complex cases, which required a multi-disciplinary approach to care. His experience makes him uniquely able to handle the concerns of the new patients that visit him each year.

Dr Lee’s success and commitment to excellence led him to become one of the founding members of the Exceptional Practice Group in 2002. As a member of this group, Dr Lee works with other top Australian dentists to further innovation and excellence in dental science.

Whenever a new technology is released that can lead to safer and more effective and comfortable treatment for his patients is developed, Dr Lee makes a point to educate himself in its use. In 2003, he was a delegate at the inaugural World Congress of Clinical Laser Dentistry in Los Angeles, USA, an event that discussed the use of painless laser technology to treat a variety of dental problems.

Dr Lee’s approach to dentistry centres on patient comfort. He believes that everyone is entitled to a beautiful smile and develops unique treatment plans for every patient, so that they can achieve one. Select Dr Lee and Glebe Dental Group for your general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry needs and see the difference that this individualised approach can make for your dental health.

Dr Mo Murad

Dr Murad graduated with distinction from Otago University in New Zealand and after graduation was selected for the role of Maxillofacial Dental Officer in Auckland hospitals. He worked side-by-side with all maxillofacial dental surgeons and gained extensive experience in oral maxillofacial surgery.

In 2007, Dr Murad obtained his postgraduate degree in oral Implants from Sydney University and focussed much of his practice to Implant Dentistry. In 2008 Dr Murad spent time in the United States studying the latest techniques in implant dentistry under the tutelage of leading implant surgeons.

Dr Murad was awarded a Fellowship by the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in 2010. He is committed to continuous education and training and his passion is oral surgery, cosmetic and implant dentistry. Over the last 13 years Dr Murad has placed and restored over 1400 dental implants. He is also a member of many local and international dental organisations and groups, and he is a visiting dental surgeon at may dental practices in Sydney and Newcastle.

Dr Santosh Bassi

Graduated from Singapore in 1977, she has been working in Australia since 1979. She has 4 adult children and her interests are cooking and travel. She was the Dept Head of Paediatric Dentistry at the Dental Hospital for 30 years and her passion is childrens dentistry. She is also very interested in nutrition as it relates to dental and general health.

Clinical Team

Making your smile happy and healthy

Samantha Smith: Senior Clinical Coordinator

Been in the dental industry for 7 years. Originally from the Central Coast, she lives with her partner and 3 cats. Her interests are camping, live shows, movies and walking on the beach. She is an integral member of the the senior management team while having an excellent relationship with staff and patients.

Shaona Chen : Dental Assistant

Been in the dental industry for 8 years. Originally from China, She is married with a 2 year old son. Her interests are cooking and dining out. She has a Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting and is passionate about advancing her studies in dentistry when her son is older. She has an excellent work ethic and thoroughly enjoys the team atmosphere at Glebe Dental.

Irma Kotoric: Hygienist / Oral Health Therapist

As a Oral health therapist Irma Kotoric  has a dual qualification allowing to provide high quality oral health care for children and young adults including examination, treatment and prevention.

With her 14 years of experience Irma places emphasis on outstanding dental care for every patient and wants to ensure that all patients feel comfortable and relaxed during every dental treatment experience at Glebe Dental Group.

When away from the clinic, Irma is devoted to her husband and two children with whom she enjoys especially the outdoors activities.

Mr. Salik Faniad: Dental Hygienist

After completing his Bachelor of Oral Health in Newcastle University in 2013, Salik has worked as a Hygienist with diligence and passion and a strong commitment to responsibility and accountability. Many people have reservations about dentistry and Salik is able to put them at ease with his ability to read verbal and non-verbal cues and to communicate clearly with patience and empathy. He has a very pleasant chairside manner and is a technically excellent practitioner. Salik is an evidence based practitioner and keeps up to date with contemporary research and practice.
In his spare time, Salik watches and plays soccer and coaches his local junior soccer club. His favourite team is Manchester City.

Bozena Bieniek: Dental Assistant

Been in the dental industry for 10 years. Her interests are gourmet cooking, sculpture and the arts generally. Originally from Poland, she displays a warm and engaging personality and shows great empathy with the patients.

Office Team

Committed to you

Anna Townsend: Front Office Co-ordinator

Anna really enjoys working with people, systems and processes. Following a career in Human Resources, Anna joined the team at Glebe Dental in 2003 and hasn’t looked back. Over the years she has had the pleasure of seeing the change in patients from being too afraid to walk through the door to become relaxed and confident about their treatment to achieve the smile they deserve.

Anna likes to spend her free time with her two beautiful daughters and husband, family, watching movies and reading.

Wendy Gray: Front Office Co-ordinator

Wendy joined Glebe Dental in 2005 and is passionate about customer service, the basis of which was nurtured during the 14 years she spent running her own hospitality business. Wendy enjoys being part of the Glebe Dental team and seeing how happy patients are when they achieve the fabulous results they deserve. Wendy’s other great loves are her family and two dogs Tia and Charlie, gardening and cooking.

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