Maven Dental Robina

Meet The Team

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Associate Dentist

Dr Jeffrey Lamb

Maven Dental Robina welcomed Dr Jeffrey Lamb to the practice as a Clinical Lead in 2015. Originally from the UK, Dr Lamb had initially qualified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist before pursuing a career in dentistry. He graduated from a University in Manchester with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1989 before returning to complete his Master of Science in 1991. He undertook lecturing and dental research positions before moving into private practice, co-owning a practice in the UK with his wife prior to moving to Australia.

As a dentist, Dr Lamb is committed to caring for his patients and…

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Maven Dental Robina welcomed Dr Jeffrey Lamb to the practice as a Clinical Lead in 2015. Originally from the UK, Dr Lamb had initially qualified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist before pursuing a career in dentistry. He graduated from a University in Manchester with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1989 before returning to complete his Master of Science in 1991. He undertook lecturing and dental research positions before moving into private practice, co-owning a practice in the UK with his wife prior to moving to Australia.

As a dentist, Dr Lamb is committed to caring for his patients and gets great satisfaction when he sees his patients' oral health improve. He is highly experienced across all areas of general dentistry however has particular interests in restorative procedures, periodontology and adult orthodontic treatments. Dr Lamb also enjoys the more challenging restorative cases and finds great joy in transforming a patient's mouth.

Keeping across the latest developments in the field of dentistry, Dr Lamb continually attends post graduate courses, and reads journals covering all aspects of dental surgery and medicine. With interests in adult orthodontic treatments he is also looking forward to furthering his studies in the near future.

Away from the practice, Dr Lamb holds interests in martial arts (karate, Ju-Jitsu, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu), physics, and world politics. He also enjoys spending quality time with his family, especially watching his four sons play soccer.

Dr Jeffrey Lamb is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
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Associate Dentist

Dr Eardley Rozario

Dr Eardley Rozario grew up in the heart of the Pilbara, Karratha. He graduated from the University of Western Australia as a Dentist and immediately commenced Rural Dental practice.

In 1994, Eardley moved to Newcastle/Sydney having been accepted into the NSW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical training program and remained a Surgical Registrar until 2003. During this time he completed his Medical degree from the University of Newcastle. In 2004, Dr Rozario changed his career path to work in combination of Medical and Dental practice and for many years worked in a mixture of Aboriginal Health, Public/Private Hospitals and Private Practice.…

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Dr Eardley Rozario grew up in the heart of the Pilbara, Karratha. He graduated from the University of Western Australia as a Dentist and immediately commenced Rural Dental practice.

In 1994, Eardley moved to Newcastle/Sydney having been accepted into the NSW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical training program and remained a Surgical Registrar until 2003. During this time he completed his Medical degree from the University of Newcastle. In 2004, Dr Rozario changed his career path to work in combination of Medical and Dental practice and for many years worked in a mixture of Aboriginal Health, Public/Private Hospitals and Private Practice.

Eardley and his family moved to the Gold Coast in Feb 2016 and has continued to work as a dentist and cosmetic doctor with a particular focus on dental implants, wisdom teeth removal, bone augmentation and cosmetic medical rejuvenation procedures for the face and body.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Rachel O'Connor

Originally from the west of Ireland Dr Rachel O'Connor joined the Maven team in 2019. Dr Rachel graduated in 2009 from Trinity College Dublin and spent the next 5 years working in private practice in Ireland. During this time she gained experience in all aspects of dentistry including Orthodontics and placement of permanent bonded retainers.

Dr Rachel is an extremely gentle dentist with a knack for calming nervous patients and is also great with children. With this, she has a keen interest in Paediatric dentistry after working for a year in the Irish public health system exclusively treating children.

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Originally from the west of Ireland Dr Rachel O'Connor joined the Maven team in 2019. Dr Rachel graduated in 2009 from Trinity College Dublin and spent the next 5 years working in private practice in Ireland. During this time she gained experience in all aspects of dentistry including Orthodontics and placement of permanent bonded retainers.

Dr Rachel is an extremely gentle dentist with a knack for calming nervous patients and is also great with children. With this, she has a keen interest in Paediatric dentistry after working for a year in the Irish public health system exclusively treating children.

Dr Rachel became a member of the Rcsed in 2013 after completing MJDf and MFDS examinations. In 2015, Rachel relocated to Cairns where she continued to work in private practice offering a wide range of dental treatments. She is currently undertaking training in cosmetic facial treatment and is looking forward to offering this service to patients in the near future.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys playing sports including hockey and golf.

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Associate Dentist

Dr David Nestor

Dr David Nestor from Galway, in the west of Ireland completed his undergraduate dental training in Trinity College Dublin, graduating in 2009. Following graduation Dr David spent a number of years working in Belfast, treating patients in private practice and also treating patients in the public system. During this time he achieved membership to the Royal College of Surgeons Ediniburgh through the MJDF and MFDS examinations.

Dr David made his way to sunny Far North Queensland in 2015 and spent a number of years working in Innisfail and enjoying the laid back lifestyle of the Far North. He keeps up…

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Dr David Nestor from Galway, in the west of Ireland completed his undergraduate dental training in Trinity College Dublin, graduating in 2009. Following graduation Dr David spent a number of years working in Belfast, treating patients in private practice and also treating patients in the public system. During this time he achieved membership to the Royal College of Surgeons Ediniburgh through the MJDF and MFDS examinations.

Dr David made his way to sunny Far North Queensland in 2015 and spent a number of years working in Innisfail and enjoying the laid back lifestyle of the Far North. He keeps up to date with postgraduate learning and courses in Australia and overseas.

Dr David has recently joined the Maven Dental team in the Gold Coast and shows a keen interest in restorative dentistry, including crowns, bridges, veneers and implant crowns. He takes pride in being a gentle dentist and takes the time to explain the treatment options to his patient.

Outside of dentistry, he enjoys golf, travel photography and hiking.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Melinda Oxley-Long

Dr Melinda Oxley-Long joined the Southport team in 2006, working Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Her time is spent enjoying a wide range of family dentistry as well as completing the prosthetic phase of implants (implant crowns). Dr Melinda also occasionally works at a local hospital to treat patients under general anaesthesia.

Outside of the practice, Dr Melinda enjoys spending time with her family.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Khilan Shukla

Joining the team at Maven Dental Southport in 2019 Dr Khilan Shukla is an eager young dentist that enjoys working with children to ensure they have a fun and stress free experience at the dentist. He loves helping his patients better understand the importance of dental health and creating a comfortable environment for nervous patients.

Khilan gew up in Kenya and moved to Australia with his family in 2002. After finishing school in Brisbane he completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University. During his studies he was lucky enough to travel around the country working in public…

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Joining the team at Maven Dental Southport in 2019 Dr Khilan Shukla is an eager young dentist that enjoys working with children to ensure they have a fun and stress free experience at the dentist. He loves helping his patients better understand the importance of dental health and creating a comfortable environment for nervous patients.

Khilan gew up in Kenya and moved to Australia with his family in 2002. After finishing school in Brisbane he completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University. During his studies he was lucky enough to travel around the country working in public dental clinics in Cairns, Townsville and Tasmania, as well as clinical placements in Sri Lanka and his home country Kenya.

When he is not at the practice you can find Khilan on the tennis court or spending time with his family. He is also studying for his medical degree at Griffith University.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Wei-Ju Chen

Dr Wei-Ju Chen completed her dentistry degree in Queensland and before joining our team at Maven Dental Southport she worked in both metro and rural Australia. She is passionate about dentistry and strives to make people feel comfortable at the dentist.

Wei-Ju enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a keen interest in restorative dentistry and oral surgery. She has a gentle and kind approach to patients to ensure that their concerns and needs are fully attended to.

When she is not in our Southport based practice, Wei-Ju enjoys keeping fit, cooking and trying out different restaurants. She is a very approachable and caring person and wants to make sure all her patients have a positive experience at the dentist.

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Dental Hygienist

Sarah Cash

Swapping England for the Gold Coast, Sarah is a talented member of the Maven Dental Southport team (joining in July 2018) committed to providing the highest standard of care for her patients. Graduating with Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2012, Sarah’s ambition has pushed her to become a versatile and confident dental hygienist.

Whilst facilitating her own education, Sarah also has a keen interest in educating both her patients and colleagues to make a positive change in the oral health industry. Practising in various roles across the Greater Manchester region, Sarah has successfully organised and developed training and education projects for dental nurses, local schools, and families alike.

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Dental Hygienist

Denise Ungerer

Dental hygienist, Denise Ungerer, was welcomed to the Maven Dental Robina practice in December 2017. Denise originally completed her Associate Diploma of Dental Hygiene in Adelaide in 1993, before returning to the Gold Coast where she has worked as a dental hygienist since.

Throughout the course of her career, Denise has gained experience working in both general and specialist periodontal practices. She holds keen interests in periodontics and removing heavy deposits to allow gingival healing, and strives to help her patients keep their teeth for life.

Denise is passionate about providing quality care to her patients and seeing their gingival health improve…

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Dental hygienist, Denise Ungerer, was welcomed to the Maven Dental Robina practice in December 2017. Denise originally completed her Associate Diploma of Dental Hygiene in Adelaide in 1993, before returning to the Gold Coast where she has worked as a dental hygienist since.

Throughout the course of her career, Denise has gained experience working in both general and specialist periodontal practices. She holds keen interests in periodontics and removing heavy deposits to allow gingival healing, and strives to help her patients keep their teeth for life.

Denise is passionate about providing quality care to her patients and seeing their gingival health improve over the course of their treatment. Keeping up to date with the latest in her field, she also regularly attends DHAA seminars.

Away from the practice, Denise is often found outdoors mountain biking around Brisbane and Gold Coast and spending time with her 2 rescue greyhounds and 2 rescue cats.

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Oral Health Therapist

Lisa Gazzard

Lisa Gazzard graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Oral Health (Oral Health Therapy) in 2009 and has been working as an Oral Health Therapist for almost seven years.

Lisa is known for her caring and gentle approach. Lisa works together with our dental practitioners to provide routine oral health care for children and adults.

​As an Oral Health Therapist, Lisa prides herself on being extremely passionate about oral health and preventative care and is highly motivated to provide the utmost level of dental care to her patients.

She also helps to promote oral health among school children and…

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Lisa Gazzard graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Oral Health (Oral Health Therapy) in 2009 and has been working as an Oral Health Therapist for almost seven years.

Lisa is known for her caring and gentle approach. Lisa works together with our dental practitioners to provide routine oral health care for children and adults.

​As an Oral Health Therapist, Lisa prides herself on being extremely passionate about oral health and preventative care and is highly motivated to provide the utmost level of dental care to her patients.

She also helps to promote oral health among school children and the broader community through public based education.

Outside of work, Lisa loves surfing and beach related activities, eating Thai food and spending time with her young son and daughter.