Modern Dentistry, Canberra

Meet The Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Shaun Ng

Modern Dentistry welcomed lead dentist Dr Shaun Ng to the team in 2009. Having graduated from Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Dr Ng spent a two years practicing in Newcastle before relocating to Canberra. He embodies a conservative and thorough approach to treatment planning, ensuring he provides his patients with a holistic treatment to help achieve and maintain good oral health.

Making sure he remains confident and competent in all facets of dentistry, Dr Ng regularly seeks mentoring from senior dentists and attends post-graduate workshops. He additionally has a clinical interest in cosmetic dentistry and enjoys working with international patients - Dr Ng speaks Malay and Cantonese.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Shaun Ng has interests in music, food, travelling, health and fitness.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Iain Edwards

Originally from Scotland, Dr Iain Edwards graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2009 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Shortly after making the move to Canberra Australia in 2013, Dr Edwards joined the talented team at Modern Dentistry. He is always striving to exceed his patients' expectations and ensures he delivers them the best in patient care. Regularly attending continual education courses and training, Dr Edwards incorporates the latest in dental techniques and technology into his day-to-day practice.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Edwards enjoys stand-up comedy, eating and cooking food, and playing tennis to keep fit.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Ena Lowe

Canberra local Dr Ena Lowe graduated from the University of Sydney in 2002 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After completing her qualifications Dr Lowe joined the Modern Dentistry practice as an associate dentist where she has been practicing for over 10 years. Enthusiastic about delivering clinical dentistry with optimal care and comfort she is dedicated to building strong relationships with her patients, better understanding their individual needs and concerns. Dr Lowe also speaks Cantonese and helps to remove any language barriers that may exist for some patients.

Away from work, Dr Lowe has a great love of sports and a passion for all things food related.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Neha Suri

Born and raised in India, Dr Neha Suri moved to Australia in early 2017 and joined our team at Modern Dentistry in 2019. The visuals of pearly whites have always been Neha’s weakness and is what inspired her to enter the dental industry.

Throughout Neha’s life she was taught that hard work and self-belief is the mantra to success. After graduating from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2010, Neha chose to continue honing her skills at the University of Otago (New Zealand). Her career as a dentist has seen her manage two dental…

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Born and raised in India, Dr Neha Suri moved to Australia in early 2017 and joined our team at Modern Dentistry in 2019. The visuals of pearly whites have always been Neha’s weakness and is what inspired her to enter the dental industry.

Throughout Neha’s life she was taught that hard work and self-belief is the mantra to success. After graduating from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2010, Neha chose to continue honing her skills at the University of Otago (New Zealand). Her career as a dentist has seen her manage two dental centres and lead a team of professionals in a busy hospital. Dr Suri also spent two years volunteering her dental services with charitable organisations and schools in India.

Neha always aspired to be a dentist who is capable of making people laugh and giving them a reason to show their healthy, sparkling teeth. Dr Suri likes to involve patients in the procedure and educate them along the way to help them achieve their oral health goals. She enjoys the freedom and flexibility of her job. She loves the mix of creativity, detective work, and intellectual challenge that dentistry provides.

Away from Modern Dentistry, Neha enjoys working out and playing sports. Now that’s she’s settled down in a sports loving country she is trying to identify the one that suits her best.

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Dental Hygienist

Michelle Bonney

Canberra local, Michelle Bonney, joined the Modern Dentistry practice as a dental hygienist after completing her studies. Michelle gained her Bachelor of Oral Health in 2010 from the University of Newcastle. She is passionate about preventative care and educating her patients on healthy habits that will assist in achieving lifelong oral health. Michelle is also committed to building strong relationships and takes the time to understand each individual's needs and concerns. While enjoying all aspects of hygiene she is particularly skilled in diagnosing and treating gum disease, and goes above and beyond to ensure patient satisfaction. Michelle is well regarded for her gentle, thorough, friendly approach and places high importance on patient experience.

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Dental Hygienist/Oral Health Therapist

Melwyn Monteiro

Melwyn obtained his Bachelors of Oral Health from the University of Sydney in 2012 and joined the team at Modern Dentistry in 2013. Melwyn's degree sees him formally qualified as an Oral Health Therapist. This means that he is able to treat gum disease as a hygienist for patients of any age, whilst also being able to practice paediatric restorative dentistry on patients under the age of 18.

Treating his patients with a high level of respect and care, he strives to bring out the best in his patients. He believes in empowering patients to make positive changes, that results in…

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Melwyn obtained his Bachelors of Oral Health from the University of Sydney in 2012 and joined the team at Modern Dentistry in 2013. Melwyn's degree sees him formally qualified as an Oral Health Therapist. This means that he is able to treat gum disease as a hygienist for patients of any age, whilst also being able to practice paediatric restorative dentistry on patients under the age of 18.

Treating his patients with a high level of respect and care, he strives to bring out the best in his patients. He believes in empowering patients to make positive changes, that results in an improvement in their dental and general health. Melwyn is passionate about dental health promotion and has made countless visits to local schools and preschools. He is proud to deliver educational and interactive presentations to children on the importance of maintaining excellent dental health.

Whilst Melwyn enjoys treating his hygiene patients, he has always had a natural affinity for treating children. He is continually humbled by the compliments he receives with regards to the nature in which he manages his young patients especially those who are anxious. He works closely with the parents to make the dental visit enjoyable and fun and has been very successful in establishing a longstanding trust with his younger patients.

Melwyn has a strong desire to learn and continually attends professional development courses to build on his knowledge of dentistry and general health.

In his spare time, Melwyn enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys participating in a multitude of sports and recreational activities which include Tennis, Cricket, Swimming and Running.

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Practice Manager

Jodi Grimsey

Staff biography coming soon.