Maven Dental Tugun

Meet The Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Greg Duguid

Dr Greg Duguid is passionate about working with other lead dentists to facilitate an avenue for regular contact between all dentists across Maven Dental Group. He believes this approach will assist in establishing best practice principles in People, Care and Excellence for the benefit of all clinicians and team members across the network.

After having acquired more than 30 years' experience in general dentistry, Dr Greg has developed a special interest in the people business of dentistry. This together with expertise in performing and delivering a complete and thorough examination and treatment plan to meet the needs and wants of…

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Dr Greg Duguid is passionate about working with other lead dentists to facilitate an avenue for regular contact between all dentists across Maven Dental Group. He believes this approach will assist in establishing best practice principles in People, Care and Excellence for the benefit of all clinicians and team members across the network.

After having acquired more than 30 years' experience in general dentistry, Dr Greg has developed a special interest in the people business of dentistry. This together with expertise in performing and delivering a complete and thorough examination and treatment plan to meet the needs and wants of patients, has allowed Dr Greg to focus his efforts on maintaining good dental health to assist in complete rehabilitative restorative dentistry.

Outside of the practice Dr Greg has a passion for golf and plays regularly, with a handicap of just 3. He is also particularly interested in mentoring and teaching younger dentists, especially in the development of their people management skills.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Arun Aynikkal

Originally from Melbourne, Dr Arun Aynikkal completed his dental education on the Gold Coast. After graduating he immediately accepted a position in rural NSW to challenge himself to something a little bit different and to expose himself to a wider variety of dental care cases.

Dr Arun enjoyed rural life more than expected. He met so many lovely people and built great relationships with his regular patients. Despite this however, he also missed sunny Queensland and the beautiful beaches, so after some time, returned to the Gold Coast.

As a social person, Dr Arun prides himself on his easy-going, empathetic…

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Originally from Melbourne, Dr Arun Aynikkal completed his dental education on the Gold Coast. After graduating he immediately accepted a position in rural NSW to challenge himself to something a little bit different and to expose himself to a wider variety of dental care cases.

Dr Arun enjoyed rural life more than expected. He met so many lovely people and built great relationships with his regular patients. Despite this however, he also missed sunny Queensland and the beautiful beaches, so after some time, returned to the Gold Coast.

As a social person, Dr Arun prides himself on his easy-going, empathetic and laidback personality, which he incorporates into his work as a dentist. As a result, his patients typically feel comfortable and enjoy their visit. Dr Arun also takes the time to ensure his patients needs are met in an efficient and understanding manner and appreciates that not everyone enjoys visiting their dentist.

With a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry, full mouth rehabilitation, implants and orthodontics, Dr Arun regularly commits to courses, seminars and conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest developments and innovations.

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Oral Health Therapist

Katrina Northey

Katrina graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 and accepted her first position with Maven Dental Group in 2014. A dedicated Oral Health Therapist, she prides herself on helping people achieve and maintain excellent oral health for life.

Katrina’s exceptional attention to detail allows her to deliver excellent preventative dental care to all of her patients. She takes the time to listen to individual concerns and as a result is better informed to recommend a more suitable, personalised, at home dental care regime that is easy to maintain and simple to follow, yet sophisticated enough to prevent dental diseases.…

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Katrina graduated from the University of Queensland in 2013 and accepted her first position with Maven Dental Group in 2014. A dedicated Oral Health Therapist, she prides herself on helping people achieve and maintain excellent oral health for life.

Katrina’s exceptional attention to detail allows her to deliver excellent preventative dental care to all of her patients. She takes the time to listen to individual concerns and as a result is better informed to recommend a more suitable, personalised, at home dental care regime that is easy to maintain and simple to follow, yet sophisticated enough to prevent dental diseases.

Katrina is skilled in and particularly enjoys providing general dental care for patients between the ages of 0-17 years of age. She believes in and enjoys ensuring children of all ages experience a fun and cheerful visit, so they look forward to the next one. Katrina understands and supports the development of a healthy relationship between children and their dental team from a young age to set them up for a lifelong relationship, free from fear and anxiety.

Outside of the practice, Katrina enjoys spending time outside in the sunshine on the beautiful Gold Coast beaches and believes we live in the most beautiful part of Australia.

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Hygienist

Julie Roberts

Julie ‘Jules’ Roberts is an experienced dental hygienist that loves seeing her patients return with a big smile on their face! She is passionate about preventative dentistry and believes learning and sharing information is the best way to keep her patients oral wellness on track.

Jules has over 40 years of experience in the dental industry. She began her career as a dental assistant before completing her Advanced Diploma in Oral Health in 1982. From there she has spent time working in a number of specialist practices including orthodontists, periodontists, and craniofacial practices.

Outside of the practice Jules is a…

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Julie ‘Jules’ Roberts is an experienced dental hygienist that loves seeing her patients return with a big smile on their face! She is passionate about preventative dentistry and believes learning and sharing information is the best way to keep her patients oral wellness on track.

Jules has over 40 years of experience in the dental industry. She began her career as a dental assistant before completing her Advanced Diploma in Oral Health in 1982. From there she has spent time working in a number of specialist practices including orthodontists, periodontists, and craniofacial practices.

Outside of the practice Jules is a peer support Cancer Council volunteer and is a part of a cycling team called ‘The Vision Crusaders’. She has four adult sons and 3 border collies that keep her busy. You’ll also find Jules cooking, gardening or painting in her spare time.

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Clinical Co-ordinator

Lisa Tran

Lisa joined the Maven Dental Tugun team in 2010 as a friendly and compassionate Clinical Co-ordinator. Originally from Canberra, Lisa began her Dental nursing career in 2000 and states that she hasn't looked back since. On top of having her Certifiicate 3 & 4 in OPG License, Lisa also has previous experience in childcare, horse riding instructor, hospitality and retail.

Lisa has a passion for learning new areas of the dental world and enjoys the challenge of implementing the best clinical procedures and systems. She loves coming to work each day due to the relationships you get to build, not…

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Lisa joined the Maven Dental Tugun team in 2010 as a friendly and compassionate Clinical Co-ordinator. Originally from Canberra, Lisa began her Dental nursing career in 2000 and states that she hasn't looked back since. On top of having her Certifiicate 3 & 4 in OPG License, Lisa also has previous experience in childcare, horse riding instructor, hospitality and retail.

Lisa has a passion for learning new areas of the dental world and enjoys the challenge of implementing the best clinical procedures and systems. She loves coming to work each day due to the relationships you get to build, not only with the team, but with the patients at Maven Dental Tugun.

Outside of the practice, Lisa is kept busy with twins, two dogs and a horse. So as a busy mum, you can find her riding horses, walking her dogs, or racing around taking the kids to soccer or karate.