Mullumbimby Dental Centre

Meet The Team

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Principal Dentist

Dr Matt Parsons

Dr Matt Parsons is the joint practice principal of the Mullumbimby Dental Centre alongside his wife Dr Claire Parsons. Dr Parsons, originally from the UK, completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in London in 1989. After receiving his qualifications he spent 15 years working as a general dentist in private practice before making the move to the Byron Shire (Australia) in 2005 and taking over Mullumbimby Dental Centre.

Passionate about his role, Dr Parsons enjoys building long-term relationships with his patients and assisting them with oral health at every stage of life. Although experienced across all aspects of general dentistry,…

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Dr Matt Parsons is the joint practice principal of the Mullumbimby Dental Centre alongside his wife Dr Claire Parsons. Dr Parsons, originally from the UK, completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in London in 1989. After receiving his qualifications he spent 15 years working as a general dentist in private practice before making the move to the Byron Shire (Australia) in 2005 and taking over Mullumbimby Dental Centre.

Passionate about his role, Dr Parsons enjoys building long-term relationships with his patients and assisting them with oral health at every stage of life. Although experienced across all aspects of general dentistry, he holds particular interests in rotary endodontic and all restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr Parsons is committed to furthering his skills and knowledge and regularly attends continuing professional development courses to keep up with current best practices and new techniques. He is additionally a member of the Australian Dental Association.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Parsons enjoys spending his time fishing, sailing, snowboarding and going to the gym.

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Principal Dentist (Dental Surgeon)

Dr Claire Parsons

Joint practice principal, Dr Claire Parsons, is one of the friendly and compassionate dentists at Mullumbimby Dental Centre. Originally from the UK, Dr Parsons completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy's & St. Thomas' in 1992.

Dr Parsons began her career in dentistry working as a general dental surgeon at Sharrow Dental Surgery in Chelmsford, Essex. After 12 years, she made the move to Australia and joined her husband as the principal dentists of Mullumbimby Dental Centre in September 2005.

As a dentist, Dr Parsons enjoys meeting new patients, educating them on…

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Joint practice principal, Dr Claire Parsons, is one of the friendly and compassionate dentists at Mullumbimby Dental Centre. Originally from the UK, Dr Parsons completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy's & St. Thomas' in 1992.

Dr Parsons began her career in dentistry working as a general dental surgeon at Sharrow Dental Surgery in Chelmsford, Essex. After 12 years, she made the move to Australia and joined her husband as the principal dentists of Mullumbimby Dental Centre in September 2005.

As a dentist, Dr Parsons enjoys meeting new patients, educating them on the importance of oral health, and rising to the technical challenge of dentistry. While experienced across many facets of dentistry, she holds special interests in the areas of paediatric dentistry and periodontics. Additionally, Dr Parsons regularly attends continuing professional development seminars to remain up to date with the latest developments within her field.

Away from the practice, Dr Parsons is kept busing caring for her family, sailing, reading and walking her dogs.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Paul Newell

Dr Paul Newell is a caring and sensitive dentist who strives to provide quality dental care to his patients. He offers extensive experience working across all aspects of dentistry and has developed a strong patient base within the local communities. He completed his initial dental qualifications at Bristol University in 1975 before going on to obtain his masters degree in 1990 from the University of Sydney.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Natalie Stokes

Dr Natalie Stokes is an experienced dentist offering 15 years' experience. She graduated in 1999 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science and moved interstate to begin her first job working in the country town of Taree. After three years Dr Stokes made the move to the Northern Rivers of NSW and joined the Mullumbimby Dental Centre Team. Alongside this role, she has also worked part-time in practices across Ballina and Alstonville.

As a dentist, Dr Stokes enjoys the variety that general practice offers and performs a wide variety of treatments. She loves interacting with and…

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Dr Natalie Stokes is an experienced dentist offering 15 years' experience. She graduated in 1999 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science and moved interstate to begin her first job working in the country town of Taree. After three years Dr Stokes made the move to the Northern Rivers of NSW and joined the Mullumbimby Dental Centre Team. Alongside this role, she has also worked part-time in practices across Ballina and Alstonville.

As a dentist, Dr Stokes enjoys the variety that general practice offers and performs a wide variety of treatments. She loves interacting with and getting to know her patients and helping reduce their fear and anxiety of visiting the dentist. Assisting them in their journey of exceptional oral health she places a strong emphasis on preventative care.

Dr Stokes is a member of the Australian Dental Association and regularly attends continued professional development events, locally and interstate, to remain up to date with the latest developments within the field of dentistry.

Away from the practice, Dr Stokes enjoys spending quality time with her family (has two young boys). She also enjoys camping, bushwalking, cycling, cooking and exploring local waterholes.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Bernard Campbell

Mullumbimby Dental Centre welcomed Dr Bernard Campbell to the practice as an associate dentist in 2015. Dr Campbell originally completed his Bachelor of Dental Science in 1984 at the Melbourne University. Since obtaining his qualifications he has gone on to gain extensive experience.

Dr Campbell began his career working in Melbourne, before spending time working abroad in London. After two years he returned to Melbourne (Carlton) where he continued to grow his skills and knowledge. His career has also seen him work in the Mornington Peninsula, locum in Darwin (including weekly visits to Bathurst Island), and volunteering in Cambodia.

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Mullumbimby Dental Centre welcomed Dr Bernard Campbell to the practice as an associate dentist in 2015. Dr Campbell originally completed his Bachelor of Dental Science in 1984 at the Melbourne University. Since obtaining his qualifications he has gone on to gain extensive experience.

Dr Campbell began his career working in Melbourne, before spending time working abroad in London. After two years he returned to Melbourne (Carlton) where he continued to grow his skills and knowledge. His career has also seen him work in the Mornington Peninsula, locum in Darwin (including weekly visits to Bathurst Island), and volunteering in Cambodia.

Across all his roles, Dr Campbell thoroughly enjoys meeting a variety of people and identifying their unique dental needs. He is passionate about providing quality care and holds interests in general family dentistry, crowns & bridges, and dental implants.

Dr Campbell is passionate about the field of dentistry and regularly attends continuing professional development courses including oral surgery, endodontics and laser. He is also a member of the Australian Dental Association.

Away from the practice, Dr Campbell spends his time outdoors canoeing, camping, fishing and playing tennis with his family.