Dr Joseph Chau, Rosny

Meet The Team

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Principal Dentist

Dr Joseph Chau

Dr. Chau's parents, who were at the time residing in Hong Kong sent him to study at Nudgee College (Queensland), which is one of the Great Public Schools.

On completing secondary education he enrolled in the Dental Faculty at Queensland University. In his final year he received a bursary from the Tasmanian government. In return he had to render dental services in Tasmania for 1 year.

After working for 3 years Dr. Chau and his wife, Irene, decided to make Tasmania home and he commenced private practice in 1969.
As well as running a successful dental practice he has also achieved…

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Dr. Chau's parents, who were at the time residing in Hong Kong sent him to study at Nudgee College (Queensland), which is one of the Great Public Schools.

On completing secondary education he enrolled in the Dental Faculty at Queensland University. In his final year he received a bursary from the Tasmanian government. In return he had to render dental services in Tasmania for 1 year.

After working for 3 years Dr. Chau and his wife, Irene, decided to make Tasmania home and he commenced private practice in 1969.
As well as running a successful dental practice he has also achieved many professional accolades.

During the period of 1974-1995 he was heavily involved with Australian Dental Association (ADA) of Tasmania as a dedicated committee member. From 1982-1984 Dr. Chau was President of the Tasmanian Branch of the ADA. In 1980 and 1995 he was elected treasurer for both National Dental Congresses held in 1980 & 1995.

Dr. Chau was elected a "Fellow of the International College of Dentists" on the 21st July 2000. This honour was in recognition of his service to the Dental Profession.
Whilst the practice has many patients that are coming from 3rd generation families, we also welcome new patients. Dr. Chau currently works 4 days a week in a most enthusiastic manner. He thoroughly enjoys the company of his staff and patients.

The success achieved over the past 40 years could only happen with the support and dedication of his fantastic staff and loyal patients.
He has a quote that he instils with his family and staff being, "whatever you do in life, make sure you strive to be the best". This can truly be demonstrated by Dr. Chau's success. In his spare time, Dr. Chau enjoys gardening, fishing and golfing. Dr Chau is fluent in English and Cantonese.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Coreen Ho

Dr Coreen Ho joined Dr Chau at the Bellerive practice in 1986 as an associate dentist. Dr Ho graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1984 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She began her dental career working alongside Dr John Austwick for 2 years before joining Dr Chau, where she has been practicing for over 30 years.

While enjoying all aspects of general dentistry, Dr Ho places strong emphasis on overall patient management including prevention and education. She also particularly enjoys working with children and their families to facilitate excellent oral health to last a lifetime. Dr Ho is fluent in English and can speak and understand some Cantonese.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Justin Huang

Dr Chau's Bellerive practice welcomed Dr Justin Huang to the team in 2013 as an associate dentist. Born and raised in Melbourne, Dr Huang moved to Adelaide to complete his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide. Having gained extensive experience across both private and public practices, he relocated to Tasmania joining Dr Chau.

While enjoying all aspects of dental care, Dr Huang has special interests in preventative dentistry and orthodontics, being a provider for ClearCorrect.

Away from the practice, Dr Huang loves spending quality time with his wife Elaine, family and friends. He is also an avid photographer and enjoys exploring the beautiful scenery Tasmania has to offer.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Nicholas Wong

Dr Chau welcomed Dr Nicholas Wong to the practice in 2015 as an associate dentist. Originally from Malaysia, Dr Wong moved to Brisbane to complete his Bachelor of Dental Science (honours) at the University of Queensland. After graduating, he spent time working in rural parts of Australia gaining extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of dentistry, before relocating to Hobart and joining Dr Chau.

Although experienced across all aspects of general dentistry, Dr Wong has special interests in restorations using dental implants. He also welcomes patients of varying backgrounds, being fluent in English and Malay/Indonesian.

Outside of dentistry, Dr…

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Dr Chau welcomed Dr Nicholas Wong to the practice in 2015 as an associate dentist. Originally from Malaysia, Dr Wong moved to Brisbane to complete his Bachelor of Dental Science (honours) at the University of Queensland. After graduating, he spent time working in rural parts of Australia gaining extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of dentistry, before relocating to Hobart and joining Dr Chau.

Although experienced across all aspects of general dentistry, Dr Wong has special interests in restorations using dental implants. He also welcomes patients of varying backgrounds, being fluent in English and Malay/Indonesian.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Wong has interests in playing soccer and badminton, hiking, camping and bushwalking. He enjoys spending his free time with his friends and family, experimenting with cooking and enjoying the local cafes/restaurants.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Chris Yip

Dr Chau's dental practice welcomed Dr Chris Yip to the team as an associate dentist in 2017. Dr Yip grew up in the north-western suburbs of Sydney before moving to Brisbane to complete his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland, graduating from with First Class Honours. His studies saw him being awarded numerous prizes including the Australian Society of Endodontology Prize and Australian Dental Association Prize.

Away from the practice, Dr Yip is an avid San Antonio Spurs supporter and enjoys exploring the beautiful landscapes and offerings of Tasmania on his weekends.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Huei Chen

Joining us from Melbourne, Dr Huei Chen brings valuable experience and knowledge to the team. Upon graduating from the University of Melbourne, Huei worked in Bendigo for a year where she enjoyed the country lifestyle before returning to Melbourne where she has been for the past 7 years.

Relocating to Hobart has been an exciting 'next step' for Dr Chen and she looks forward to establishing meaningful relationships with the patients of Dr Chau's Dental.

Dr Chen enjoys the variety of general dentistry and finding the best treatment options for her patients. With a calming but encouraging manner, she believes…

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Joining us from Melbourne, Dr Huei Chen brings valuable experience and knowledge to the team. Upon graduating from the University of Melbourne, Huei worked in Bendigo for a year where she enjoyed the country lifestyle before returning to Melbourne where she has been for the past 7 years.

Relocating to Hobart has been an exciting 'next step' for Dr Chen and she looks forward to establishing meaningful relationships with the patients of Dr Chau's Dental.

Dr Chen enjoys the variety of general dentistry and finding the best treatment options for her patients. With a calming but encouraging manner, she believes in a gentle approach to dental care. She is enthusiastic about helping children and adolescents develop excellent oral health habits, however she enjoys sharing this passion with patients of all ages.

In her spare time, she can be found curled up with a good book, hiking or running and exploring her new home!

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Oral Health Therapist

Lucy Nichols

Dr Chau's practice welcomed Lucy Nichols to the practice in 2014 as the resident Oral Health Therapist. Lucy followed in the footsteps of her late grandfather, Dr Brian Gedye, completing a Bachelor of Oral Health Science at LaTrobe University. After receiving her qualifications, she returned home to Hobart to begin her career in hygiene and dental therapy.

Lucy is a passionate oral health therapist who enjoys working with patients of all ages. She particularly likes building strong relationships with her patients and establishing great rapport with the younger patients. Her kind and compassionate nature, assists in her patients feeling comfortable…

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Dr Chau's practice welcomed Lucy Nichols to the practice in 2014 as the resident Oral Health Therapist. Lucy followed in the footsteps of her late grandfather, Dr Brian Gedye, completing a Bachelor of Oral Health Science at LaTrobe University. After receiving her qualifications, she returned home to Hobart to begin her career in hygiene and dental therapy.

Lucy is a passionate oral health therapist who enjoys working with patients of all ages. She particularly likes building strong relationships with her patients and establishing great rapport with the younger patients. Her kind and compassionate nature, assists in her patients feeling comfortable and relaxed during their appointment.

Away from work, Lucy enjoys spending quality time with her friends, family and pet rabbit, Parsley. She also has interests in interior design, fashion and photography.

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Practice Manager

Kelly-Jane Young

Dr Joseph Chau welcomed Kelly-Jane Young to the practice in 1996. Kelly-Jane began her dental career at the practice as a dental nurse, before working her way up to her current role as practice manager. She is passionate about running a successful practice over two locations and keeps busy managing a team of 32 staff. Kelly-Jane also plays an integral part in the day-to-day operations of the practice and always boasts a positive and happy attitude.

Away from work, Kelly-Jane enjoys spending quality time with her family, particular her two beautiful children Harry and Daisy, and Coco their family pet.