Meet The Team

Dr. Alf Le

Alf graduated from the University of Queensland in 2002 with First Class Honours. He began his formal dental career within a large group practice on the Gold Coast for 5 years, where he refined his skills in all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry. During his tenure, he gained a special interest in children’s dentistry. Many of his patients still travel to Brisbane to see him.

In 2004, Alf was invited to work alongside Dr. Neil Latcham at his specialist periodontal and implant practice, which he continued practicing in for the next 9 years in conjunction which his general private practice. Throughout his tenure, he developed an in depth knowledge of complex restorative, cosmetic and implant cases, maintaining his desire to remain at the cutting edge of dental technology and procedures. He also particularly enjoys the role of mentoring other dentists.

Alf decided to move back to his hometown of Brisbane in 2008 where he opened his first dental practice. The emphasis was on providing affordable, personalised, gentle, comprehensive and high quality dental care.

Alf is friendly, caring and professional. As you see when you’ll meet him, he also has a great sense of humour.

Alf will never make you feel rushed and prides himself on taking the time to get to know each and every one of his patients personally.

When Alf manages to take time off, he likes travelling and photography. He is a real sports fan and enjoys playing touch football, golf, tennis, squash and trail riding, just to name a few.

Alf is also a real dog lover. You may see photos of his King Charles Cavalier, Bentley, posted around the surgery.

If you have any questions for Alf, click here. He is always happy to help.

 

Dr. Simran Kaur

Simran graduated from James Cook University in Queensland. She has a wide experience from working in vast locations such as Cairns, Darwin, Cambodia and in West Brisbane in private practice.

She has become a valued member of our team and has established a reputation for providing friendly, gentle and high-quality dentistry. Her commitment to providing her patients with the highest quality of care means she spends a lot of her time outside of work attending courses and seminars in postgraduate dentistry to keep up to date with the newest advancements and latest technologies.

She has a gentle chairside manner, and genuinely cares about her patients.  Simran is approachable and friendly and strives to make every patient feel comfortable and important.  Even though Simran enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, she has a keen interest in oral surgery, restorative and children’s dentistry.

In her spare time, Simran enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and going out for dinner.

 

michaelDr. Michael Sidhom

Michael graduated from James Cook University in Queensland.

He has a wide range of experience having worked in a number of locations such as; Cairns, Launceston Dental Hospital, Townsville, and also Warwick.

Michael grew up in Brisbane and has recently moved back and joined our team. He is approachable, friendly, and strives to make every patient feel comfortable.

Michael enjoys practising all aspects of dentistry and regularly attends continuing education programs to keep up to date with cutting edge treatment protocols. He has a gentle chairside manner and genuinely cares about his patients.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is very active and enjoys going to the gym after work and water sports.

 

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Ryan Erbacher – Dental Prostheist

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Ryan joins Redcliffe Smiles, bringing 14 years of experience in construction of quality removable dentures, crowns and bridgework.  Throughout this time he has also developed a special interest in dental implants prosthetics.  Ryan is passionate about continuing education to ensure his practice includes the most modern advancements in dental technology to ensure his patients receive the highest possible standard of care. His passion led him to London, where Ryan spent two years further refining his skills.  In addition to his experience, Ryan has also obtained an Advanced Diploma in Dental Prosthetics which has allowed him to work alongside prominent dental specialist Dr Neil Latcham, since 2009.

If you have any questions for Ryan click here, he is happy to assist you with any of your denture needs.

 

Dr Jill Segawa

Jill comes from a family of dentists and was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Prior to moving to Australia, she obtained her Bachelor in Art from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa for painting and printmaking and also studied at Parson’s School of Design in New York City. Jill moved to Australia in 2010 and graduated from Griffith University’s School of Dentistry with Awards for Academic Excellence.

As a general dentist, Jill has experience in both public and private practice. Along with being part of the Redcliffe Smiles Team, she also works with Dr. Neil Latcham at his specialist periodontal practice on the Gold Coast. She has a passion for preventative care and is very dedicated to helping her patients on their path to oral health. She also enjoys restorative dentistry, where she is able to link her commitment to the most up to date science with her artistic background.

During her time off Jill enjoys being near the ocean, kayaking, and bush walking. She likes to cook and is always looking for a new recipe to try! She is an avid video gamer and loves to dance and travel.

 

Kelly Eastwood – Practice Manager

Kelly has been working with the Alf and the dental team for the past 7 years. She is in charge of the day to day running of our practices. Visiting the dentist isn’t usually something most people look forward to, but Kelly embraces her very important role. Kelly will ensure your experience with us is as relaxed, convenient and personalised as possible. Kelly will ensure that our team delivers on our promise to provide you with the the best possible service without compromise.

Kelly loves on-line shopping and traveling home to New Zealand for holidays.

Kelly welcomes any suggestions you may have to help us improve our service and is happy or assist you in any way she can. Click here to contact Kelly by email or call 1300 428 715

 

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Since finishing her Certificate III in dental assisting in 2010, Jessica has really embraced her role as a dental assistant. Jess has an extensive knowledge of dentistry and is happy to help answer any questions you may have. Jessica especially enjoys assisting in complex surgical treatments.

In her spare time, she loves shopping and travelling. Her favourite country is Japan.

There’s no doubt Jess is a real foodie!

 

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Kita has embraced her new career change, starting as a dental assistant and receptionist 6 months ago. She enjoys all aspects of dental assisting and is great with anxious patients. Kita has a very calming manner and will go out of her way to make you feel as comfortable as possible.  Having grown up in the Bribie area, Kita loves fishing and the beach as well as 4WD adventures and camping trips.

 

 

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Amber has recently moved to the Peninsula to join the team at Redcliffe Smiles. She comes with a wealth of experience having worked in a large group practice for the last 2 years.

Amber has a younger brother and sister and is great with kids. She is also our resident face painter.

In her spare time, Amber loves spending time at the beach and drawing.