Hallett Cove Dental Surgery

Meet The Team

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Principal Dentist

Dr Peter George

Dr Peter George established Hallett Cove Dental in 1981. In 2010 the practice became part of the Maven Dental network and since then, he has continued to lead the team at the practice and serve as a mentor for newer clinicians.  

Peter established Hallett Cove Dental as a family friendly practice and has enjoyed watching his patients grow from children into adults and start familied of their own.

Along with general dentistry, Dr Peter enjoys crown and bridge work the satisfaction gained from total mouth transformations.

Outside of dentistry, Peter enjoys spending time with his adult children and his grandchildren. He also enjoys hiking regularly with a group of friends and is an avid supported of the Adelaide Crows football team.

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Associate Dentist (Clinical Advisory Board Member)

Dr Lauren Gill

Dr. Lauren Gill joined Maven Dental Hallett Cove as an associate dentist in 2017. After graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2013, Dr. Gill worked in a very busy dental clinic for three years in Mount Gambier, South Australia. While she loved her time working in the country, she is now settled back home in Adelaide.

Dr. Gill relishes practicing a wide range of general family dentistry including check-ups, cleans, fillings and crowns. However, she has a particular interest in removing tricky teeth and dental implants.

She is devoted to attending a variety of dental courses. Whilst working full-time,…

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Dr. Lauren Gill joined Maven Dental Hallett Cove as an associate dentist in 2017. After graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2013, Dr. Gill worked in a very busy dental clinic for three years in Mount Gambier, South Australia. While she loved her time working in the country, she is now settled back home in Adelaide.

Dr. Gill relishes practicing a wide range of general family dentistry including check-ups, cleans, fillings and crowns. However, she has a particular interest in removing tricky teeth and dental implants.

She is devoted to attending a variety of dental courses. Whilst working full-time, Dr. Gill gained her Diploma of Membership of the Joint Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England. She has also earned a Graduate Diploma of Dental Implantology from James Cook University.

Preferring appointments to be as relaxed and enjoyable as possible, Dr. Gill very much enjoys working with patients and talking with them so that they understand the treatment involved and can make informed decisions. She enjoys a close working relationship with nurses, therapists and other dental professionals.

Dr. Gill is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.

When Dr. Gill is not working or attending dental courses interstate or overseas, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Sam Bereza

Dr Sam Bereza joins us at Hallett Cove Dental Surgery in early 2020. Dr Sam has a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry
(First Class Honours), University of Adelaide.

Dr Sam believes that clear communication and creating a comfortable environment for patients is key to building a trusting relationship and ensuring that each patient
achieves their goal and leaves feeling satisfied. His special areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and wisdom teeth removal. Dr Sam likes to work with his patients whether it be to improve their dental health or provide patients…

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Dr Sam Bereza joins us at Hallett Cove Dental Surgery in early 2020. Dr Sam has a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry
(First Class Honours), University of Adelaide.

Dr Sam believes that clear communication and creating a comfortable environment for patients is key to building a trusting relationship and ensuring that each patient
achieves their goal and leaves feeling satisfied. His special areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and wisdom teeth removal. Dr Sam likes to work with his patients whether it be to improve their dental health or provide patients that have dental anxiety with a relaxing and supportive environment. 

Outside of work he enjoys staying active (weight lifting, tennis, skiing), reading and catching up with friends over a bite to eat.

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Oral Health Therapist

Mai Nguyen

Mai Nguyen joined Hallett Cove Dental as an Oral Health Therapist after graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2019. During her time as a student, Mai gained valuable experience working in both rural and public environments, where she quickly developed a passion for achieving optimal dental care through gentle yet thorough treatment techniques.

She finds great satisfaction in providing gentle and enjoyable patient experiences and enjoys working with both children and adults alike.

Outside of work, Mai can usually be found spending time with friends and family or attending various dental seminars and conferences to further develop her skills in the field.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Spiro Tzerefos

After owning a practice in the North Eastern suburbs of Adelaide for 45 years, Dr Spiro Tzerefos joined the team at Hallett Cove Dental where he has become a valuable member of the team.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1974, Dr Spiro quickly developed a keen interest in the areas of general and cosmetic dentistry, particularly crown and bridge work.   

A trusted dentist for many years, Spiro enjoys interacting with and treating people of all ages and nationalities.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his three children, six grandchildren and his beloved 7 year old shitzu, Chan.

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Oral Health Therapist

Kevin Ly

Kevin Ly graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from Adelaide University in 2019. He was born in Sydney, however he grew up and earned his education in Adelaide.

His clinical interests include the entire process of teeth cleaning and the end result of putting a smile on the faces of his patients.  Equally, he takes pleasure in the meticulous attention to detail that is required when placing dental fillings (patients 18 years and under).

Kevin’s gentle and thorough approach to oral health has quickly made him a favourite within the practice.

Outside of work, he enjoys reading, playing basketball, making music, and socialising with friends and family.