Maven Dental Greenwood

Meet The Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Jeff Brown

Dr Jeff Brown grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, graduating as a dentist in 1980. He then lived in London, where he owned a dental practice in the West End.

In 1986 Dr Jeff Brown moved to Sydney and practiced in the city for 3 years before heading to North Sydney. He established Greenwood Dental in 1993, and the Greenwood Dental Group in 2001.

Dr Brown was also the co-founder of the Australian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry, and President of the organisation for 3 years where he lectured extensively on the subject of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a past and…

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Dr Jeff Brown grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, graduating as a dentist in 1980. He then lived in London, where he owned a dental practice in the West End.

In 1986 Dr Jeff Brown moved to Sydney and practiced in the city for 3 years before heading to North Sydney. He established Greenwood Dental in 1993, and the Greenwood Dental Group in 2001.

Dr Brown was also the co-founder of the Australian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry, and President of the organisation for 3 years where he lectured extensively on the subject of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a past and present affiliate member of the Australian Implant, Endodontic, Prosthodontic and Periodontic Associations. Dr Brown is a graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

He has completed a 1-year program in Implant Dentistry at the Brener Implant Institute and a 2-year orthodontic program where he obtained his Orthodontic Diploma with honours.

I believe Dental Health and Aesthetics are pivotal to general health, confidence and self-esteem. I strive to provide the highest quality of Dental Care in an environment of honesty, integrity, competence and efficiency.

Dr Brown is committed to continuing education, not only in dentistry but all aspects of life.
Dr Brown is married with 3 children and enjoys keeping fit by going to the gym, running and swimming. He also enjoys reading, gardening, music, theatre and boating

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Lead Dentist

Dr Jack Obaid

Dr Jack Obaid graduated with honours from the University of Sydney and received the 'Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship' for his outstanding academic achievements in dentistry. After receiving his dental qualifications Dr Obaid moved to the United Kingdom where he gained a wealth of experience across all facets of dentistry. He returned to Sydney in 2004, joining the Maven Dental Greenwood team as the lead dentist. Over the years he developed special interests in the areas of sleep dentistry, dental implants, complex and rehabilitation treatments, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign and restoring/treating patients with Bruxism.

Dr Obaid holds patient care in the highest…

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Dr Jack Obaid graduated with honours from the University of Sydney and received the 'Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship' for his outstanding academic achievements in dentistry. After receiving his dental qualifications Dr Obaid moved to the United Kingdom where he gained a wealth of experience across all facets of dentistry. He returned to Sydney in 2004, joining the Maven Dental Greenwood team as the lead dentist. Over the years he developed special interests in the areas of sleep dentistry, dental implants, complex and rehabilitation treatments, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign and restoring/treating patients with Bruxism.

Dr Obaid holds patient care in the highest regard and continues to ensure he is up to date with the latest in dental technology and techniques. He regularly attends further education opportunities to support his continual professional development. Dr Obaid also believes it's important to include and educate his patients in their treatments. Not only does this support a pleasant dental experience but it also helps ensure preventative measures can be put in place, reducing further dental issues arising.

Away from the practice, Dr Obaid participates in a wide range of sports, including touch football, cricket, soccer, hiking and skiing. He also enjoys spending quality time with his wife and children.

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Associate Dentist

Dr David Jones

Dr David Jones was welcomed to the Greenwood practice in February 2017, after the merge of his North Sydney Dental practice. Dr Jones graduated from the University of Sydney in 1979 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Since graduating he has gone on to gain a wealth of experience and has developed a keen interest in implant and reconstructive dentistry.

Passionate about his role as a dentist, Dr Jones is not only passionate about helping his patients but also other dentists. He runs a mentor program which is focused on helping dentists learn about the use of dental implants and…

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Dr David Jones was welcomed to the Greenwood practice in February 2017, after the merge of his North Sydney Dental practice. Dr Jones graduated from the University of Sydney in 1979 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Since graduating he has gone on to gain a wealth of experience and has developed a keen interest in implant and reconstructive dentistry.

Passionate about his role as a dentist, Dr Jones is not only passionate about helping his patients but also other dentists. He runs a mentor program which is focused on helping dentists learn about the use of dental implants and runs these courses nationally and internationally. With over 22 years' experience with osseointegrated implants, Dr Jones is highly skilled and trained within his field.

Away from the practice Dr Jones enjoys spending his time outdoors where he teaches surf lifesaving. He also partakes in a number of activities including surfing, sailing, skiing, fly fishing and art.

Dr David Jones is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Prosthodontics Society
  • Australian Society of Periodontology
  • Australian Osseointegration Society
  • Peirre Fauchard Academy
  • International College of Prosthodontists (affiliate member)
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Associate Dentist

Dr Benjamin Barrera

Dr Benjamin Barrera joined the Maven Dental Greenwood team as an associate dentist. During his years' of study Dr Barrera completed a number of degrees including, Bachelor of Science majoring in neuroscience (University of Sydney), Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Graduate Diploma of Dentistry (Griffith University). While studying he was also the President of the Dental Students' Association and spent time visiting local schools to promote dentistry and oral health.

Dr Barrera is enthusiastic about providing his patients with the best dental experience possible, from a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere to the latest in dental techniques and technology.…

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Dr Benjamin Barrera joined the Maven Dental Greenwood team as an associate dentist. During his years' of study Dr Barrera completed a number of degrees including, Bachelor of Science majoring in neuroscience (University of Sydney), Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Graduate Diploma of Dentistry (Griffith University). While studying he was also the President of the Dental Students' Association and spent time visiting local schools to promote dentistry and oral health.

Dr Barrera is enthusiastic about providing his patients with the best dental experience possible, from a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere to the latest in dental techniques and technology. Although experienced in all facets of dentistry, he demonstrates a particular interest in the areas of children's dentistry, endodontics, sleep dentistry, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, inhalation sedation and Invisalign.

Outside of work Dr Barreras hobbies include playing the piano, rowing, tennis and being social with his friends.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Tiffany Kenton

Maven Dental Greenwood welcomed Dr Tiffany Kenton to the team as an associate dentist. Since graduating with honours from the University of Sydney in 1998 (receiving the Haddon Kemp Medal in Oral Surgery), Dr Kenton has been practicing in Sydney. Her career has also seen her take on the role of Associate Clinical Tutor to undergraduate dental students at the University of Sydney. Dr Kenton's special areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, Penthrox, oral surgery, endodontics, children's dentistry, and relative analgesia.

Renowned for her gentle nature and calming approach, Dr Kenton is always striving to ensure her patients feel comfortable…

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Maven Dental Greenwood welcomed Dr Tiffany Kenton to the team as an associate dentist. Since graduating with honours from the University of Sydney in 1998 (receiving the Haddon Kemp Medal in Oral Surgery), Dr Kenton has been practicing in Sydney. Her career has also seen her take on the role of Associate Clinical Tutor to undergraduate dental students at the University of Sydney. Dr Kenton's special areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, Penthrox, oral surgery, endodontics, children's dentistry, and relative analgesia.

Renowned for her gentle nature and calming approach, Dr Kenton is always striving to ensure her patients feel comfortable and at ease during their dental visits. Understanding that some patients are anxious when visiting the dentist, she goes above and beyond to ensure they're left feeling confident and happy with their dental treatment. Dr Kenton also continues her education and professional development to ensure her patients receive the best in dental care.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Kenton enjoys getting outdoors, camping, 4 wheel driving and fishing. She also has interests in cooking and playing chess, and spending quality time with her two sons Taj and Kai.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Minn Quah

Joining our team at Maven Dental Greenwood in 2019, Dr Minn Quah is a gentle and caring patient that loves making an impact in her patients' lives. Minn is fluent in Hokkien, Malay and basic Mandarin.

After graduating from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Minn spent time working in both public and private dental clinics in Melbourne before making the move to Maven Dental Greenwood. Minn has also ventured overseas to provide much needed dental treatment to disadvantaged communities in Vanuatu.

Minn is constantly looking for opportunities to fine tune her current skills and learn…

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Joining our team at Maven Dental Greenwood in 2019, Dr Minn Quah is a gentle and caring patient that loves making an impact in her patients' lives. Minn is fluent in Hokkien, Malay and basic Mandarin.

After graduating from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Minn spent time working in both public and private dental clinics in Melbourne before making the move to Maven Dental Greenwood. Minn has also ventured overseas to provide much needed dental treatment to disadvantaged communities in Vanuatu.

Minn is constantly looking for opportunities to fine tune her current skills and learn new techniques to benefit her patients. She regularly attends courses and conferences to keep up-to-date with the latest in the industry, and she also enjoys learning from her fellow clinicians at Maven Dental Greenwood.

Minn is passionate about all aspects of dentistry but has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She loves being able to enhance her patients smile and seeing the improvement in their confidence and self-esteem as a result. Dr Quah is not only a talented dentist, but she also holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Sydney.

When she is not at Maven Dental Greenwood, Minn enjoys spending time with her family and friends. You can also find her keeping fit at fitness classes, running, and swimming. She also loves getting out and about with her golden retriever Belle.

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Dental Hygienist

Milry Braun

Maven Dental Greenwood welcomed Milry Braun to the team as a dental hygienist in August 2006. Originally qualified with a Bachelor of Science from the Macquarie University, Milry began her dental career as a dental assistant. In 2005 she returned to university completing her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene with distinction (Curtin University, Perth). During her studies she was awarded the Colgate Award for Best Hygiene Student.

Passionate about dental hygiene Milry is often attending dental seminars and reading up on the latest in dental practice. Employing this knowledge, she is committed to helping her patients achieve and maintain optimal…

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Maven Dental Greenwood welcomed Milry Braun to the team as a dental hygienist in August 2006. Originally qualified with a Bachelor of Science from the Macquarie University, Milry began her dental career as a dental assistant. In 2005 she returned to university completing her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene with distinction (Curtin University, Perth). During her studies she was awarded the Colgate Award for Best Hygiene Student.

Passionate about dental hygiene Milry is often attending dental seminars and reading up on the latest in dental practice. Employing this knowledge, she is committed to helping her patients achieve and maintain optimal oral health and function. In her role as a hygienist, Milry has developed special interests in the areas of tailored home care programs, supportive periodontal therapy, diagnosis and management of early/advanced periodontal conditions, oral health education and promotion, and oral health risk assessment and prevention.

Away from the practice Milry enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. She is also an enthusiastic tennis player, cook, artist and reader.

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Dental Hygienist

Niraaz Thapa

Niraaz Thapa joined the Maven Dental Greenwood team as one of our hygienists in 2017. Since graduating from the University of Newcastle in 2011, Niraaz has gained valuable experience working outside of Sydney in both general and high care mobile dentistry. Being exposed to the multiple facets of dentistry in these roles has allowed him to gather experience working with a range of patients and their varying needs.

Niraaz is highly motivated in his role and ensuring every one of his patients has positive experiences during their appointment. He understands that his patients all have different needs and anxieties about their…

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Niraaz Thapa joined the Maven Dental Greenwood team as one of our hygienists in 2017. Since graduating from the University of Newcastle in 2011, Niraaz has gained valuable experience working outside of Sydney in both general and high care mobile dentistry. Being exposed to the multiple facets of dentistry in these roles has allowed him to gather experience working with a range of patients and their varying needs.

Niraaz is highly motivated in his role and ensuring every one of his patients has positive experiences during their appointment. He understands that his patients all have different needs and anxieties about their visit, and ensures they are all put to rest. Niraaz is very passionate about the overall care of his patients and is always attending seminars and conferences that explore the connections of dentistry to other aspects of a patients wellbeing - all while ensuring that his techniques and knowledge is kept current.

Outside of hygiene, Niraaz enjoys exposing himself to the technological world, helping others with all their IT needs. He also is an avid supporter of Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League, and he does his part for the sport by coaching the younger generation at his community soccer club.