Maven Dental Stafford Heights

Meet The Team

DR STEPHEN GANKO | Dentist Stafford Heights
Principal Dentist

Dr Stephen Ganko

Dr Stephen Ganko received his dental qualifications in 1983 from the University of Queensland. In 1991 Dr Ganko established Maven Dental Stafford Heights, originally Life Dental and has been servicing the dental needs of the Stafford Heights community since. As principal dentist, he is committed to delivering the highest level in dental care and service. While loving all aspects of dentistry, Dr Ganko excels at cosmetic dentistry, creating new and beautiful smiles.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Ganko is actively involved in a number of local and international projects including Rotary, Amnesty International and the Cambodian Centre. When he isn't busy…

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Dr Stephen Ganko received his dental qualifications in 1983 from the University of Queensland. In 1991 Dr Ganko established Maven Dental Stafford Heights, originally Life Dental and has been servicing the dental needs of the Stafford Heights community since. As principal dentist, he is committed to delivering the highest level in dental care and service. While loving all aspects of dentistry, Dr Ganko excels at cosmetic dentistry, creating new and beautiful smiles.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Ganko is actively involved in a number of local and international projects including Rotary, Amnesty International and the Cambodian Centre. When he isn't busy volunteering, he enjoys a number of outdoor hobbies like abseiling, kayaking, hiking and skiing, and spending time with his wife and four daughters.

Dr Stephen Ganko is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian Society of Endodontists

 

DR PENNY BREEN | Dentist Brisbane
Associate Dentist

Dr Penny Breen

Dr Penny Breen joined the Maven Dental Stafford Heights team in 2016 as an associate dentist. Originally receiving her dental qualifications from the University of Adelaide in 2008, Dr Breen has gone on to complete a number of postgraduate courses, including a mini-residency in prosthodontics. Continually striving to deliver her patients with the best in dental care, she remains up to date with the latest in dentistry by attending courses and training.

Skilled in the areas of cosmetic, general and family dentistry, Dr Breen takes a special interest in providing Invisalign orthodontic treatments. She also has great experience in working…

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Dr Penny Breen joined the Maven Dental Stafford Heights team in 2016 as an associate dentist. Originally receiving her dental qualifications from the University of Adelaide in 2008, Dr Breen has gone on to complete a number of postgraduate courses, including a mini-residency in prosthodontics. Continually striving to deliver her patients with the best in dental care, she remains up to date with the latest in dentistry by attending courses and training.

Skilled in the areas of cosmetic, general and family dentistry, Dr Breen takes a special interest in providing Invisalign orthodontic treatments. She also has great experience in working with anxious patients, ensuring they feel comfortable and at ease during their visit.

Beyond the practice, Dr Breen invests quality time with her young family, getting outdoors and enjoying quality food.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Luke Cronin

Dr Luke Cronin is one of Australia’s leading cosmetic dentists who specialises in creating stunning new smiles with cutting edge cosmetic dentistry techniques, including clear aligners, whitening and porcelain veneers.

Dr Luke Cronin is a graduate of the University of Queensland (2000, 2013) and the University of Sydney (2006), with a specific interest and expertise in cosmetic dental treatments. Dr Cronin was attracted to cosmetic dentistry by the very nature of the creative and highly technical problem solving it involves. The ability to enhance the appearance of a patient’s smile is incredibly rewarding, and Dr Cronin works closely with his…

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Dr Luke Cronin is one of Australia’s leading cosmetic dentists who specialises in creating stunning new smiles with cutting edge cosmetic dentistry techniques, including clear aligners, whitening and porcelain veneers.

Dr Luke Cronin is a graduate of the University of Queensland (2000, 2013) and the University of Sydney (2006), with a specific interest and expertise in cosmetic dental treatments. Dr Cronin was attracted to cosmetic dentistry by the very nature of the creative and highly technical problem solving it involves. The ability to enhance the appearance of a patient’s smile is incredibly rewarding, and Dr Cronin works closely with his patients to design and create their ideal smile. Dr Cronin’s open and relaxed communication style means he gets to know all his patients, he understands their lifestyles, their oral health needs and goals.

Travelling extensively early in his dental career, Dr Cronin gained a wealth of experience in Australia and internationally working in the UK and US. Returning to his home town, Brisbane, Dr Cronin is one of Australia’s leading cosmetic dentists and general dental practitioners.

Following university Dr Cronin completed clinical courses in Australia and internationally, and an early adopter of cutting edge cosmetic dental techniques and technology. Continual evolution of skills and technology means Dr Cronin can create, design and deliver first class outcomes coupled with a more efficient, predictable and comfortable patient experience. 

BRAD MCCORMACK | Maven Dental Stafford Heights
Oral Health Therapist

Brad McCormack

Originally from the country town of Chinchilla, Brad McCormack joins us at Maven Dental Stafford Heights as an Oral Health Therapist. Brad graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with a Bachelor of Oral Health. He is all about health and fitness of the body, including running his own Personal Training business when he is not at Life Dental. 

Brad loves to educate his patients on how they can improve their oral health, whether it is with oral hygiene tips or simply discussing diet and what we put into our mouths. He is a positive and enthusiastic person that…

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Originally from the country town of Chinchilla, Brad McCormack joins us at Maven Dental Stafford Heights as an Oral Health Therapist. Brad graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 with a Bachelor of Oral Health. He is all about health and fitness of the body, including running his own Personal Training business when he is not at Life Dental. 

Brad loves to educate his patients on how they can improve their oral health, whether it is with oral hygiene tips or simply discussing diet and what we put into our mouths. He is a positive and enthusiastic person that enjoys knowing what he does can have a positive impact on each patient's health. He also enjoys helping patients overcome their dental fears by proving that we are here to help. 

Outside of work, Brad likes to live an active lifestyle and catch up with friends. He also likes to try new restaurants and explore what Brisbane has to offer.