Maven Dental Port Lincoln

Meet The Team

DR GERARD MEYER | Port Lincoln Dentist
Lead Dentist

Dr Gerard Meyer

Dr Gerard Meyer has more than 25 years experience in the dental industry. Graduating from the prestigious University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, Dr Meyer established successful practices in both the United Kingdom and South Africa. Gerard joined the team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln in 2015 and has now taken on the role of lead dentist.

Dr Meyer’s philosophy regarding dentistry is to make every patients visit educational and as positive as possible. Gerard is very experienced at helping nervous patients and believes in creating a comfortable environment so his patients are at ease when they visit.

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Dr Gerard Meyer has more than 25 years experience in the dental industry. Graduating from the prestigious University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, Dr Meyer established successful practices in both the United Kingdom and South Africa. Gerard joined the team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln in 2015 and has now taken on the role of lead dentist.

Dr Meyer’s philosophy regarding dentistry is to make every patients visit educational and as positive as possible. Gerard is very experienced at helping nervous patients and believes in creating a comfortable environment so his patients are at ease when they visit.

Dr Meyer is passionate about all things dentistry but has a keen interest in endodontics and cosmetic dentistry. Even with his experience he knows that there are always areas he can improve. He regularly attends courses and conferences across the country to further his knowledge and skills to continue providing high quality treatments for his patients.

Away from Maven Dental Port Lincoln Gerard loves spending time with his wife and three children. You can also find him keeping fit by cycling and paddle boarding, or in the great outdoors camping with his family. He also loves good food, good wine, and good company!

DR GARRY HIBBLE | Port Lincoln Dentist
Associate Dentists

Dr Garry Hibble

Dr Garry Hibble is the principal dentist at Maven Dental Port Lincoln and has been providing dental care and service to the Eyre Peninsula for over 37 years. Dr Hibble graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1977 with a Degree in Dentistry. He spent the first years of his dental career working with the School Dental Service treating students at Cowell, Cleve and Warramboo Area Schools and Wirrulla Primary School before entering private practice in 1979. In 1992 Dr Hibble bought an established practice, which he continues to practice at today, delivering the highest standard dental care to his…

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Dr Garry Hibble is the principal dentist at Maven Dental Port Lincoln and has been providing dental care and service to the Eyre Peninsula for over 37 years. Dr Hibble graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1977 with a Degree in Dentistry. He spent the first years of his dental career working with the School Dental Service treating students at Cowell, Cleve and Warramboo Area Schools and Wirrulla Primary School before entering private practice in 1979. In 1992 Dr Hibble bought an established practice, which he continues to practice at today, delivering the highest standard dental care to his patients (practice has relocated over the years and is now located at Napoleon St).

During the course of his dental career Dr Hibble has gained a wealth of experience working in remote and indigenous communities. In earlier years, he spent time volunteering at Cairns' Wuchopperen Dental Clinic (QLD) and in Coober Pedy (SA) working with indigenous communities to provide dental health services. Later on in 2013 and 2014, Dr Hibble travelled to the remote islands of Vanuatu where he provided volunteer dental treatment to the local communities.

Passionate about dentistry and delivering the highest level of care to his patients, Dr Hibble continues to further his professional development. Keeping up to date with the latest in dental techniques and technology, he regularly attends educational courses and training. In 2005 Dr Hibble went on to complete his Certificate in Clinical Dentistry.

DR LINCOLN XU | Port Lincoln Dentist
Associate Dentist

Dr Lincoln Xu

Joining the team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln in 2020, Dr Lincoln Xu is a talented young dentist that is eager to continue his dentistry career with our team. Lincoln was born and raised in Adelaide before moving the Gold Coast to study. After completing his Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science in 2017 he continued to study and graduated with a Master of Dentistry in 2019 achieving academic excellence awards along the way.

Whilst Lincoln is a young dentist he has previously worked in some challenging environments. He spent time at the Gold Coast University Hospital before moving…

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Joining the team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln in 2020, Dr Lincoln Xu is a talented young dentist that is eager to continue his dentistry career with our team. Lincoln was born and raised in Adelaide before moving the Gold Coast to study. After completing his Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science in 2017 he continued to study and graduated with a Master of Dentistry in 2019 achieving academic excellence awards along the way.

Whilst Lincoln is a young dentist he has previously worked in some challenging environments. He spent time at the Gold Coast University Hospital before moving to the ‘Peanut Capital of Australia’, Kingaroy. Whilst in rural Queensland Lincoln gained valuable experience helping patients with complex dental cases start smiling again. Dr Xu still travels to rural Queensland volunteering his time to help remote and less fortunate communities.

Dr Xu is experienced in all aspects of dentistry but is passionate about preventative dental and education. He also enjoys oral surgery, restorative dentistry and helping anxious patients. He believes in a holistic approach to dentistry and developing treatment plans that will deliver the best outcomes for his patients overall wellbeing.

Away from Maven Dental Port Lincoln Dr Xu is a huge sports fan. You’ll find him catching up on AFL, NBA & NFL on his days off. He also loves cooking and keeping fit at the gym.

LETICIA MASTERS | Maven Dental Port Lincoln
Oral Health Therapist

Leticia Masters

After graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2010 with a Bachelor of Oral Heath Leticia Masters joined the Maven Dental Port Lincoln team as a Dental Hygienist. Passionate about preventative and children's dentistry Leticia is heavily involved in a number of Oral Health Promotion programs outside of the practice. In addition to her role within the practice, she is also the President of the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapist Association (South Australia and Northern Territory branch).

Leticia is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapist Association (SA/NT branch)
  • The Public Health Association of Australia
  • Health Workforce Australia
SHARNA WHITTLE | Maven Dental Port Lincoln
Practice Manager

Sharna Whittle

Joining Maven Dental Port Lincoln straight out of school, Sharna fell in love with the dental industry and is planning a long career in dentistry.

After graduating from Navigator College in 2014 Sharna jumped straight into full-time work with the team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln. She completed her Certificate III in dental assisting a year later and has been helping patients improve their overall dental care as our practice administrator. Sharna has taken the next step in her career and is now our practice Manager.

Sharna loves getting to know Maven Dental Port Lincoln’s patients and helping them achieve…

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Joining Maven Dental Port Lincoln straight out of school, Sharna fell in love with the dental industry and is planning a long career in dentistry.

After graduating from Navigator College in 2014 Sharna jumped straight into full-time work with the team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln. She completed her Certificate III in dental assisting a year later and has been helping patients improve their overall dental care as our practice administrator. Sharna has taken the next step in her career and is now our practice Manager.

Sharna loves getting to know Maven Dental Port Lincoln’s patients and helping them achieve their dental health goals. She has a keen interest in oral hygiene and loves seeing the difference in patients as they leave with a brand new smile.

When she is not at the practice you can find Sharna spending quality time with her fiancé and son Ace.

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Associate Dentist

Dr James Keys

Dr James Keys graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland in 2008. Since then, he has worked in semi-rural areas, metro areas and major cities, as well as a 5-year stint overseas working in Singapore and shanghai.

Dr James' clinical interests are in dental implants and minor oral surgery as he enjoys the challenge that they present, and how it enables him to help alleviate pain and restore function in his patients. He also enjoys the satisfaction that orthodontic work brings through helping boost his patients' self-confidence.

Dr James enjoys working with the wonderful team…

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Dr James Keys graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland in 2008. Since then, he has worked in semi-rural areas, metro areas and major cities, as well as a 5-year stint overseas working in Singapore and shanghai.

Dr James' clinical interests are in dental implants and minor oral surgery as he enjoys the challenge that they present, and how it enables him to help alleviate pain and restore function in his patients. He also enjoys the satisfaction that orthodontic work brings through helping boost his patients' self-confidence.

Dr James enjoys working with the wonderful team at Maven Dental Port Lincoln, and the diverse nature of dentistry. Outside of work he likes to stay active, and can often be found playing soccer, wakeboarding, surfing, rock climbing, swimming or at the gym.