Maven Dental Plateau, Alstonville

Meet The Team

DR SEAN NGUYEN | Dentist Alstonville
Associate Dentist

Dr Sean Nguyen

Born and bred in the heart of Sydney CBD, Dr Sean decided to move to the sunny Gold Coast to study dentistry after doing work experience for a dentist. He completed his studies at Griffith University, graduating with a Bachelor of Oral Health (Dental Science) and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry.

Throughout the years of studying, he has worked in rural QLD and has decided to settle in the Northern Rivers area to further challenge himself to take on more difficult cases and enjoy the lifestyle.

Dr Sean has a particular interest in preventive dentistry, with an immense belief that…

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Born and bred in the heart of Sydney CBD, Dr Sean decided to move to the sunny Gold Coast to study dentistry after doing work experience for a dentist. He completed his studies at Griffith University, graduating with a Bachelor of Oral Health (Dental Science) and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry.

Throughout the years of studying, he has worked in rural QLD and has decided to settle in the Northern Rivers area to further challenge himself to take on more difficult cases and enjoy the lifestyle.

Dr Sean has a particular interest in preventive dentistry, with an immense belief that early detection is vital in preventing decay and gum disease. Of particular note, Dr Sean has a keen interest in oral surgery and endodontics, as well as treating anxious patients as he is aware that attending the dentist can be quite daunting!

Outside of dentistry, Dr Sean enjoys his fitness and regularly hikes and goes to the gym, as well as enjoying all forms of sport including cricket and touch football. Other interests of his include spending time with family, friends and cooking as well as watching movies.

DR LAURA DONOHOE | Dentist Alstonville
Associate Dentist

Dr Laura Donohoe

After graduating in 2016 from the University of Dundee in Scotland, Dr Laura Donohoe moved back home to Glasgow to work as an associate dentist. She worked in one practice for the next three years where she was able to build up her skillset before she decided to make the move to Australia. She moved to Melbourne in September 2019 and worked as an associate dentist in North Melbourne before joining the skilled and friendly team at Maven Dental Plateau, Alstonville.

Laura enjoys all aspects of dentistry, from the daily patient interactions to the satisfaction gained from getting her patients…

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After graduating in 2016 from the University of Dundee in Scotland, Dr Laura Donohoe moved back home to Glasgow to work as an associate dentist. She worked in one practice for the next three years where she was able to build up her skillset before she decided to make the move to Australia. She moved to Melbourne in September 2019 and worked as an associate dentist in North Melbourne before joining the skilled and friendly team at Maven Dental Plateau, Alstonville.

Laura enjoys all aspects of dentistry, from the daily patient interactions to the satisfaction gained from getting her patients out of pain or restoring their confidence in their smile. Clinically, her key interests lie in oral surgery, endodontics, and short-term orthodontics.

A long time keen runner, in her spare time you'll often find Laura out on a long run or competing in a race. She loves most sports and being active and enjoys trying out new recipes in the kitchen. Most of all, she loves to spend time with friends and family over good food and a wine.

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Hygienist

Justine Medin

Justine Medin joined the team at Maven Dental Plateau, Alstonville in July of 2021 after fulfilling her long-term dream of moving to the Northern Rivers. Before joining the team, she worked at a cosmetic general practice in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs for 13 years. During that time, Justine developed a reputation for dental hygiene excellence and gained a loyal patient base through her ability to deliver exceptional dental hygiene treatments and her down to earth personality.

Justine has a passion for periodontal therapy and educating patients in the prevention of gum disease and teeth whitening. She believes that prevention, through good…

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Justine Medin joined the team at Maven Dental Plateau, Alstonville in July of 2021 after fulfilling her long-term dream of moving to the Northern Rivers. Before joining the team, she worked at a cosmetic general practice in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs for 13 years. During that time, Justine developed a reputation for dental hygiene excellence and gained a loyal patient base through her ability to deliver exceptional dental hygiene treatments and her down to earth personality.

Justine has a passion for periodontal therapy and educating patients in the prevention of gum disease and teeth whitening. She believes that prevention, through good oral hygiene, is key to achieving good, long-lasting dental health.

Justine enjoys building rapport with her patients and helping them to achieve a healthy smile that boosts their confidence. She also enjoys the team environment that a career in dental provides, where she can work alongside her team to provide the best patient experience and care.

With a natural affinity for adventuring and experiencing new cultures, Justine proudly completed the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea in 2013. Another notable highlight was volunteering in Peru in 2019, where she had the opportunity to provide her hygiene services to those less fortunate.

Outside of work, Justine enjoys hiking and the outdoors, and hanging out with her rescue sausage dog ‘Sausie’. Justine has participated in many ultra-run races in her time, however, these days she more so enjoys a slower pace so she can take in the surrounding environments.

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Oral Health Therapist

Ema Mulholland

Ema Mulholland is a dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist. She completed her bachelor degree at the University of Newcastle where she had the unique opportunity to treat patients in rural and regional NSW in varied and diverse communities such as Maitland, Tamworth and Orange.

Ema's experience and passion for dentistry has evolved and matured over many years as a Dental Assistant in private practices in New Zealand, London and Sydney.

Ema is friendly, fun-loving and enjoys connecting with her patients and putting them at ease. She is passionate about providing the highest standard of treatment, preventive advice…

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Ema Mulholland is a dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist. She completed her bachelor degree at the University of Newcastle where she had the unique opportunity to treat patients in rural and regional NSW in varied and diverse communities such as Maitland, Tamworth and Orange.

Ema's experience and passion for dentistry has evolved and matured over many years as a Dental Assistant in private practices in New Zealand, London and Sydney.

Ema is friendly, fun-loving and enjoys connecting with her patients and putting them at ease. She is passionate about providing the highest standard of treatment, preventive advice and dental education while fostering positive experiences for all her patients. Ema is excited to be part of the Lismore and Alstonville Teams where she always brings a smile and infectious enthusiasm to each day.

Outside of the dental world, Ema enjoys making pottery and gardening. She relishes being in the great outdoors, walking, swimming in the ocean and stopping to pat every dog she meets.