Dental Nurses

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    Alisha Allan

    Alisha Allan - Senior Dental Nurse

    Alisha is our Senior Dental Nurse and has over 10 years’ experience as a Dental Assistant.  Completing her certificate III in dental assisting in 2006 and joining the Wanniassa Dental team in 2007, Alisha has detailed knowledge of fourhanded dentistry and works side by side assisting Dr David Trigger with the highest level of patient care.

    Alisha is passionate about her role as Senior Dental Assistant and with her meticulous approach to infection control, our annual ACT Health audit is always passed with the highest standards. Outside of work, Alisha enjoys travelling and spending her free time with family and friends.

    Kassandra Upston

    Kassandra Upston - Dental Nurse

    Kassandra (you can call her Kass for short) has been working at Wanniassa Dental Surgery since she left college at the end of 2010. She received her Certificate III in Dental Assisting in 2011 and then went on to achieve two Certificate IVs in 2012 and 2013.

    She has been working alongside Dr Paul Narracott for a couple of years now and enjoys every day, considering him a great dentist, boss and a friend to talk footy with. Kass loves coming to work every day, and working with a dedicated and passionate team. She enjoys meeting and caring for people from all walks of life and believes it’s important to treat each person with kindness and understanding while ensuring they feel listened to, nurtured and comfortable.

    Elizabeth Sullivan

    Elizabeth Sullivan - Dental Nurse

    Elizabeth (known as Lil) has been working at Wanniassa Dental Surgery since 2007. She works with Dr. Arun Rajaram three days a week and in the sterilising room two days a week.

    She has been working with Arun since she started at Wanniassa Dental Surgery and finds him a wonderful dentist to work with as he is very gentle and helpful to his patients as well having great time management skills. Lil completed her Dental Certificate III in Dental Assisting in 2008 and hasn’t looked back since. 

    Judith Giri

    Judith Giri  - Dental Nurse

    Jude is a senior member on the clinical team at Wanniassa Dental Surgery and joined the practice in September 2010 to work 4 days a week in surgery 5 with Dr Saritha Late Malyadri.

    Jude is friendly and personable, enjoys looking after our patients, and working in our spacious, purpose built modern surgeries.  She feels we have a supportive work environment with emphasis on continuous training, high clinical standards and team support.

    All these factors allow us to provide friendly and competent treatment for patients of all ages, from those who have been with us for 30 years to those visiting us for the very first time.  Jude supports the role dentistry provides in education and the  preventative approach fostering good oral hygiene and individual dental awareness.

    She feels that working at Wanniassa Dental Surgery provides a good  life-work balance, keeps her engaged in her neighbourhood and community and is where she plans to end her working life….eventually!

    To arrange an appointment with our dental practitioners today, call our friendly team on  02 6231 0001

    Click on the links below to find out more about our dental team, hygienist and support staff.
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