Maven Dental Forster

Meet The Team

Dr Carolyn Myhill
Associate Dentist

Dr Carolyn Myhill

Dr Carolyn Myhill was welcomed to the Maven Dental Forster as an associate dentist in April 2015. Dr Myhill completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne. After obtaining her qualifications she spent the first two years of her dental career working in Port Macquarie/Wauchope full time before volunteering in Cambodia. Since her return, she has been part of the Forster practice and is passionate about providing the local communities excellent dental care.

In her role, Dr Myhill enjoys the opportunity of meeting so many wonderful people from the local community, especially the kids, and providing them…

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Dr Carolyn Myhill was welcomed to the Maven Dental Forster as an associate dentist in April 2015. Dr Myhill completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne. After obtaining her qualifications she spent the first two years of her dental career working in Port Macquarie/Wauchope full time before volunteering in Cambodia. Since her return, she has been part of the Forster practice and is passionate about providing the local communities excellent dental care.

In her role, Dr Myhill enjoys the opportunity of meeting so many wonderful people from the local community, especially the kids, and providing them with excellent dental care. She ensures she continues to uphold such a high standard by keeping up to date with the latest advancements in the field of dentistry through professional development courses and training. Dr Myhill's clinical interests lie in removable prosthodontics, oral surgery and paediatrics.

When she isn't busy in the dental practice, Dr Myhill enjoys spending her time walking her dog on the beach, surfing and practicing yoga.

Dr Carolyn Myhill is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
Dr Simran Joshi
Associate Dentist

Dr Simran Joshi

Maven Dental Forster welcomed Dr Simran Joshi to the practice in February 2017 as an associate dentist. Dr Joshi has a wealth of knowledge with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Graduate Diploma in Bioscience (distinction) and Doctor of Dental Surgery - obtained from the University of Melbourne in. Before joining the Forster practice, Dr Joshi gained experience working as a dentist on the far north coast of New South Wales and in rural/urban Victoria and volunteering in Cambodia.

Dr Joshi has special interests in the areas of restorative dentistry, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and children's dentistry. She incorporates this with…

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Maven Dental Forster welcomed Dr Simran Joshi to the practice in February 2017 as an associate dentist. Dr Joshi has a wealth of knowledge with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Graduate Diploma in Bioscience (distinction) and Doctor of Dental Surgery - obtained from the University of Melbourne in. Before joining the Forster practice, Dr Joshi gained experience working as a dentist on the far north coast of New South Wales and in rural/urban Victoria and volunteering in Cambodia.

Dr Joshi has special interests in the areas of restorative dentistry, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and children's dentistry. She incorporates this with her extensive skills across all aspects of dentistry to help improve the oral health and overall quality of life of his patients. As a dentist, Dr Joshi also enjoys the opportunity of meeting new people on a regular basis and developing strong, lifelong relationships. Ensuring she delivers the highest standard of care, she regularly attends continued professional development training to keep up to date with the latest technologies and techniques.

Away from the practice, Dr Joshi spends her time with friends and family, cooking, running, and practicing yoga.

Dr Simran Joshi is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
Yumi Button
Associate Dentist

Dr Yumi Button

Dr Yumi Button joined the team at Maven Dental Forster in 2022 after previously working in the NSW Northern Rivers with NSW Health. Yumi is a talented dentist that has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of dentistry.

Dr Button grew up in Sydney and frequently travels to Japan to visit her family. After completing her Bachelor of Medical Science in 2014 Dr Button continued her studies at the University of Sydney graduating with a Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Dr Button is passionate about preventative dentistry and enjoys helping her patients understand how to maintain excellent oral health. She…

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Dr Yumi Button joined the team at Maven Dental Forster in 2022 after previously working in the NSW Northern Rivers with NSW Health. Yumi is a talented dentist that has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of dentistry.

Dr Button grew up in Sydney and frequently travels to Japan to visit her family. After completing her Bachelor of Medical Science in 2014 Dr Button continued her studies at the University of Sydney graduating with a Doctor of Dental Medicine.

Dr Button is passionate about preventative dentistry and enjoys helping her patients understand how to maintain excellent oral health. She enjoys developing tailored treatment plans for her patients to ensure they are getting the most out of their visits to the dentist.

Away from the practice, Yumi enjoys keeping fit and healthy by practising vinyasa yoga. She is also a budding musician who loves catching up with friends.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Akash Aujla

Originally from Canada, Dr Akash Aujla joined the team at Maven Dental Forster in 2022. Dr Aujla is an experienced dentist that enjoys meeting new people and helping his patients feel more confident about their smiles.

After growing up in Canada Akash made the move to Australia in 2014 to pursue a career in dentistry. He completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of British Columbia just before moving to Sydney to study for a Doctor of Dental Medicine. After graduating he traded Sydney for the NSW North Rivers and spent two years working for NSW Health. Before too…

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Originally from Canada, Dr Akash Aujla joined the team at Maven Dental Forster in 2022. Dr Aujla is an experienced dentist that enjoys meeting new people and helping his patients feel more confident about their smiles.

After growing up in Canada Akash made the move to Australia in 2014 to pursue a career in dentistry. He completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of British Columbia just before moving to Sydney to study for a Doctor of Dental Medicine. After graduating he traded Sydney for the NSW North Rivers and spent two years working for NSW Health. Before too long Dr Aujla had fallen in love with the sunny beaches of Australia and now considers it his second home.

Dr Aujla is passionate about preventative and restorative dentistry. He believes that prevention is the key to good oral health and enjoys educating his patients about the best ways to maintain their oral health at home. He also loves not only restoring his patients' smiles but also restoring their confidence through cosmetic dental treatments.

Away from the practice he enjoys hiking and exploring the Taree and Forster area with his camera. He is also seeking out Australia’s best coffees so if you have any suggestions drop in and let him know!

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Associate Dentist

Dr Kenny Tran

Dr Kenny Tran grew up in South West Sydney and moved to Brisbane to study a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) at the University of QLD.

He has previously worked at QLD Health in West Moreton, treating head and neck cancer patients as part of a multidisciplinary team at Ipswich Hospital. Kenny has also worked at various rural clinics.

Dr Tran’s clinical interests include special needs dentistry and treating anxious patients. “These patients are the most vulnerable in our community and are the ones who need our help the most. It is great to have a positive impact in someone’s…

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Dr Kenny Tran grew up in South West Sydney and moved to Brisbane to study a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) at the University of QLD.

He has previously worked at QLD Health in West Moreton, treating head and neck cancer patients as part of a multidisciplinary team at Ipswich Hospital. Kenny has also worked at various rural clinics.

Dr Tran’s clinical interests include special needs dentistry and treating anxious patients. “These patients are the most vulnerable in our community and are the ones who need our help the most. It is great to have a positive impact in someone’s quality of life and influence it for the better”.

He also has an interest in paediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and denture work.

Kenny loves the creativity, detail and craftsmanship involved in dentistry. He thrives on connecting with people and problem solving to enable patients to be happier and healthier.

A keen adventurer, outside of the practice Kenny loves to explore the world, which includes sampling its culinary delights.

 

Leanne Turner
Practice Manager

Leanne Turner

Leanne Turner is one of the friendly practice managers at Maven Dental Forster. Leanne joined the practice in 1975 and began her career as a dental assistant. In 1980 she commenced employment with the New South Wales Department of Health where she worked as a dental assistant and dental health educator under the School Dental Scheme along the north coast region. Between 1992 and 2000, Leanne spent time working as a Dental Assistant in an Orthodontics and General Dentistry practice, before finally returning to Maven Dental Feldbusch, Taree & Forster where she has since become practice manager (2011).

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Leanne Turner is one of the friendly practice managers at Maven Dental Forster. Leanne joined the practice in 1975 and began her career as a dental assistant. In 1980 she commenced employment with the New South Wales Department of Health where she worked as a dental assistant and dental health educator under the School Dental Scheme along the north coast region. Between 1992 and 2000, Leanne spent time working as a Dental Assistant in an Orthodontics and General Dentistry practice, before finally returning to Maven Dental Feldbusch, Taree & Forster where she has since become practice manager (2011).

As a practice manager, Leanne enjoys interacting with patients (new and existing) and developing strong connections and rapport. She strives to continually provide the best service and care possible, fostering a positive dental experience. Leanne also places great importance on maintaining a happy workplace environment and ensuring the practice runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis.

Leanne's qualifications include:

  • Certificate 3 and 4 in Dental Assisting
  • Certificate 4 in Dental Health Education
  • Certificate 1 and 2 in Administration

Away from the practice, Leanne has interests in swimming, fitness, reading and spending quality time with her family.

Margretta Bunyan
Front Office Administrator

Margretta Bunyan

Margretta Bunyan is the friendly front office administrator at Maven Dental Forster. Margretta originally joined the practice in 1975 as a dental assistant, before going on to complete her Secretarial Course that year and transitioning into a receptionist role. In 1981 she left the practice to start a family and returned later in 1989 when her kids were older, aged 7 and 3. Since then, Margretta has progressed her way to front office administrator.

In such a varied role, Margretta is passionate about the different aspects of her profession. As a long-term employee of the practice, she particularly enjoys forming…

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Margretta Bunyan is the friendly front office administrator at Maven Dental Forster. Margretta originally joined the practice in 1975 as a dental assistant, before going on to complete her Secretarial Course that year and transitioning into a receptionist role. In 1981 she left the practice to start a family and returned later in 1989 when her kids were older, aged 7 and 3. Since then, Margretta has progressed her way to front office administrator.

In such a varied role, Margretta is passionate about the different aspects of her profession. As a long-term employee of the practice, she particularly enjoys forming great rapport and relationships with many of the loyal patients of Feldbusch Dental Surgery. Margretta also places great focus on customer service and ensures every patient, whether new or old, is treated with the highest level of care and compassion.