Falcon Dental Care, Mandurah

Meet The Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Christopher Lang

After 16 years running his own practice in the UK, Dr Chris Lang made the move to Australia and joined the team at Falcon Dental Care.

Chris graduated from the University of London, UK with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1989 fine-tuning his knowledge and skills at a specialist periodontal practice for four years. After 16 years running his own practice he moved to Australia and joined the Falcon Dental team where he is now one of our Lead Dentists.

Chris loves challenging himself and enjoys learning new techniques in the dental industry. He regularly attended seminars and courses…

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After 16 years running his own practice in the UK, Dr Chris Lang made the move to Australia and joined the team at Falcon Dental Care.

Chris graduated from the University of London, UK with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1989 fine-tuning his knowledge and skills at a specialist periodontal practice for four years. After 16 years running his own practice he moved to Australia and joined the Falcon Dental team where he is now one of our Lead Dentists.

Chris loves challenging himself and enjoys learning new techniques in the dental industry. He regularly attended seminars and courses and constantly looks to learn from his peers at Falcon Dental Care. Chris has also completed a Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry at the Global Institute for Dental Education.

Dr Lang is passionate about oral surgery and dental implants. He enjoys seeing the improvements in his patients after completing advanced and complex cases.

Away from Falcon Dental Care you can find Chris out in the water on his sail boat.

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Lead Dentist

Dr Mahesh Thyagarajan

Originally from Bombay, Dr Mahesh joined Halls Head Dental Centre in 2009. He has advanced training in orthodontics for general dentists, along with a master’s degree in prosthodontics. He says that his aim is for people to feel happier and be better informed about their dental health. Dr Mahesh has worked in Russia, India, UAE and Australia.

When he isn’t at the practice, he’s spending time with his young son, swimming or reading.

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Lead Dentist

Dr Ruan Bezuidenhout

Dr Ruan Bezuidenhout received his dental degree in 2006. Following this he completed a diploma in oral surgery in 2007. Dr Bezuidenhout's has a keen interest in complex surgical cases like dental implants. When he is not at Halls Head Dental Centre performing oral surgeries, Dr Bezuidenhout spends much of his time with his family and friends.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Nicola Barnbrock

Originally from the UK Dr Nicola Barnbrock is an experienced dentist that enjoys seeing the change she can make to her patients’ lives.

Whilst working in a Genetics Laboratory in England Nicola completed a degree in Biomedical Science before applying to study dentistry. In 2006 she graduated from Liverpool University (UK) and moved to Australia 6 years later. She

Nicola is passionate about oral surgery and was awarded the oral surgery prize at her graduation. She also has a keen interest in endodontics, crown and bridge work, and dentures. Nicola is also committed to improving her knowledge and skills to ensure her patients get the best possible care.

Away from the practice Nicola loves spending time with her three kids. She also enjoys live music, reading and travelling the world.

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Dental Hygienist

Shauna McCormack Boyle

Graduating top of her class at Trinity College’s Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Shauna McCormack is just one of our talented hygienist’s at Halls Head Dental Group. She is a bubbly character in our Halls Head practice who enjoys meeting new patients and fostering comfortable relationships with them.

Shauna took the plunge and made the move to Australia in 2013 after 8 years practicing in Ireland and the UK. She joined our team at Halls Head Dental Group almost immediately and began working as a Dental Assistant before moving into the hygienist role once her Australian registration was approved.

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Graduating top of her class at Trinity College’s Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Shauna McCormack is just one of our talented hygienist’s at Halls Head Dental Group. She is a bubbly character in our Halls Head practice who enjoys meeting new patients and fostering comfortable relationships with them.

Shauna took the plunge and made the move to Australia in 2013 after 8 years practicing in Ireland and the UK. She joined our team at Halls Head Dental Group almost immediately and began working as a Dental Assistant before moving into the hygienist role once her Australian registration was approved.

Shauna loves being a hygienist and finds everything about dentistry fascinating. She enjoys keeping up to date with all the latest concepts and treatments in dentistry to ensure she provides her patients with the best care possible. She also has a keen interest in periodontal disease and treating anxious or nervous patients.

Away from Halls Head Dental Group, Shauna loves spending her spare time going on adventures with her young family and keeping fit at yoga. She also loves travelling and is always planning her next trip away.

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Dental Hygienist

Kiran Mellacheruvu

Kiran Mellacheruvu joined our hygiene team at Halls Head Dental Centre in May 2016 after a year and a half working in Griffith, NSW. Kiran moved to Australia from his home country of India, where he is a qualified dentist, over 13 years ago. With 15 years of experience in the dental industry Kiran loves providing high-quality care that positively impacts their overall health & wellbeing.

After moving to Australia Kiran completed a Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management (2007) and a Bachelor of Nursing (2008) at the University of South Australia. Before joining our team at Halls Head he…

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Kiran Mellacheruvu joined our hygiene team at Halls Head Dental Centre in May 2016 after a year and a half working in Griffith, NSW. Kiran moved to Australia from his home country of India, where he is a qualified dentist, over 13 years ago. With 15 years of experience in the dental industry Kiran loves providing high-quality care that positively impacts their overall health & wellbeing.

After moving to Australia Kiran completed a Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management (2007) and a Bachelor of Nursing (2008) at the University of South Australia. Before joining our team at Halls Head he worked as a registered nurse and in a private dental practice.

As a hygienist, Kiran is passionate about preventative dentistry and believes this is a key area for improving patients oral and general health. He enjoys actively involving patients in the management of their oral health plans. Kiran also enjoys the diversity and patient outcomes involved in orthodontics and implant dentistry.

Away from Halls Head Dental Centre Kiran is a keen cricketer and loves spending time with his 8 year old son.

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Dental Hygienist/Oral Health Therapist

Kevin Canoy

Kevin Canoy joined the team at Halls Head Dental as our Oral Health Therapist in early 2017. Originally from the Philippines he completed a Bachelor of Oral Health at Charles Sturt University in NSW before making the move to WA to be part of our Mandurah based team.

Kevin is passionate about preventative dentistry and teaching his patients about the best oral health care practices. He is a trained hygienist and therapist that can provide oral health therapy to patients of all ages but enjoys helping young patients improve their overall oral health.

When he isn’t at Halls Head Dental, Kevin loves being in the great outdoors camping, fishing and crabbing.

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Practice Manager

Sue Giles

Sue Giles has been with Halls Head Dental Centre for over 25 years. Starting in 1993 as a dental assistant Sue has taken on many roles at the practice before becoming Halls Head’s practice manager.

She loves the Halls Head based practice and can fulfil many roles if needed. With a diploma of dental nursing and a post graduate in radiography she enjoys helping our Mandurah dentists treat their patients.

Working with the team to provide quality care for patients and educating them about preventative dentistry is incredibly rewarding. Sue also enjoys passing on her extensive knowledge and experience to…

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Sue Giles has been with Halls Head Dental Centre for over 25 years. Starting in 1993 as a dental assistant Sue has taken on many roles at the practice before becoming Halls Head’s practice manager.

She loves the Halls Head based practice and can fulfil many roles if needed. With a diploma of dental nursing and a post graduate in radiography she enjoys helping our Mandurah dentists treat their patients.

Working with the team to provide quality care for patients and educating them about preventative dentistry is incredibly rewarding. Sue also enjoys passing on her extensive knowledge and experience to the team at Halls Head.

Away from the practice Sue loves keeping fit by regularly swimming and cycling. She also enjoys relaxing by reading a good book.