Ormonde Dental Centre, Hurstville

Meet The Team

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Principal Dentist

Dr Michael Eather

Dr Michael Eather graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After a number of years expanding his knowledge and skillset, Dr Eather took over the Ormonde Dental Centre practice in 1980. Having spent most of his life growing up and living in the Hurstville area, he is passionate about delivering exceptional dental care and service to his local community.

Regularly attending continued education courses Dr Eather keeps up to date with the latest in dentistry and integrates the newest technologies and treatments into his practice. Excited by the dynamic nature of dentistry he enjoys being part of a continually evolving profession and exploring new ways to provide better and gentler treatment.

Associate Dentist

Dr Thomas Nguyen

Graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dentistry, Dr Thomas Nguyen joined our team at Ormonde Dental Centre in 2018. Thomas has experience working in a number of practices throughout Sydney and rural NSW which has allowed him to further develop his extensive knowledge in general dentistry.

Dr Nguyen has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and constantly seeks opportunities to develop his skills and learn new techniques in all fields of dentistry.

Thomas also holds a double degree in pharmacy and worked as a community pharmacist for multiple years giving him a strong grounding…

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Graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dentistry, Dr Thomas Nguyen joined our team at Ormonde Dental Centre in 2018. Thomas has experience working in a number of practices throughout Sydney and rural NSW which has allowed him to further develop his extensive knowledge in general dentistry.

Dr Nguyen has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry and constantly seeks opportunities to develop his skills and learn new techniques in all fields of dentistry.

Thomas also holds a double degree in pharmacy and worked as a community pharmacist for multiple years giving him a strong grounding in preventative medicine and natural therapies. He is passionate about nutrition and how it affects not only our teeth and mouth but our whole body.

When he is not at Ormonde Dental Centre Thomas enjoys exercising and keeping fit. He also enjoys challenging himself by rock climbing.

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Hygienist

Ruth Baden

Ormonde Dental Centre welcomed Ruth Baden to the practice in 2002. Originally from England, Ruth completed her hygiene qualifications in 1992 at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London. She began her dental career working for a Harley Street restorative specialist surgeon before working as the staff hygienist for the Bank of England. In 1994 Ruth moved to Australia, initially working for a highly respected Macquarie Street dental practice before finally joining the Hurstville team in 2002. She also has 18 months experience working part-time in a specialist periodontist practice.

Passionate about providing her patients with the best hygiene care and…

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Ormonde Dental Centre welcomed Ruth Baden to the practice in 2002. Originally from England, Ruth completed her hygiene qualifications in 1992 at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London. She began her dental career working for a Harley Street restorative specialist surgeon before working as the staff hygienist for the Bank of England. In 1994 Ruth moved to Australia, initially working for a highly respected Macquarie Street dental practice before finally joining the Hurstville team in 2002. She also has 18 months experience working part-time in a specialist periodontist practice.

Passionate about providing her patients with the best hygiene care and preventative treatments, Ruth established the hygiene and preventative oral health program at the Hurstville practice. She combines her caring nature, great communication and excellent clinical techniques to ensure a positive dental experience and most importantly the foundations for exceptional oral health.

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Practice Manager

Wendy Eather

Blakehurst local, Wendy Eather, was welcomed to the Ormonde Dental Centre in 1980. With a background in nursing, Wendy is a caring health professional who strives to provide quality care to the local community. She also has a strong family orientation and during her time at the practice has raised three wonderful children.

Away from the practice, Wendy is often found teaching Tai Chi on a Tuesday night and attending Toastmasters once a week with her family - where she is able to gain confidence and become a better communicator.

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Office Manager

Soula Zinzopoulos

Soula Zinzopoulos is the office manager at Ormonde Dental Centre and has been part of the team for over 28 years. Soula began her career as a dental nurse before progressing her way to the reception area. In her role has office manager she is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and developing strong relationships with patients (can recognise most patients by voice over the phone). She also ensures the smooth running of the practice on a day-to-day basis and assists in providing patients with a positive dental experience.