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Dr. Courtney Kim

Dr. Courtney Kim earned her Bachelor of Dentistry at the University of Sydney in 2008. She gained
hands-on experience as a licensed dentist while working in rural NSW, Sydney’s north shore metro, and
in Singapore. Dr. Kim keeps abreast of the latest technology and science through her extensive
involvement of continuing dental course participation and has a special interest in preventative dentistry,
fixed prosthodontics and orthodontics. She is a self-confessed “lover of learning” and completed
graduate diploma in Orthodontics (City of London University).

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Dr. Josephine Ahn

Dr. Josephine Ahn earned the Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago in 2009. She has
further advanced post graduate training in General Dental Practice, obtaining membership in the
prestigious Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Australia. Dr Ahn also holds a graduate
diploma in Orthodontics from City of London university. Dr Ahn has experience in working as a House
Dental Surgeon at Southerland Hospital, New Zealand providing dental treatments with medically
compromised patients and closely working with oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

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Dr. Cecilia So

Dr Cecilia So provides expertise in dental implants, surgical extractions and wisdom teeth surgery on a visiting basis. Dr So completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at University of Sydney in 2003, graduating with honours. Dr So advanced her training in the department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Exeter and Devon hospitals in the United Kingdom, and completed Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 2006. Dr So also achieved her Graduate Diploma of Oral Implants (Usyd) in 2010 and is now part of the steering committee for the program. She is an examiner for University of Sydney in both Oral Implants and Oral Surgery, and a mentor and visiting lecturer in Oral Implant Diploma. She has a kind and caring nature and always has her patient’s best interests at heart.

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Li Su

Li Sue ensures that our practice runs smoothly and provides a warm welcome at the front desk. She is currently undertaking further studies in Dental Assisting to help formalise her work experiences and holds a current senior first aid certificate and an infection control certificate. Lee has worked more than 8 years at dental clinics, and her heart in dentistry comes from building relationships with the patients that we care for. With a Bachelor of Arts in media and cultural studies and a master of interpreting and translation, she has a passion and a deep understanding of people. She actively particpates in various sports such as snowboarding, skating, motorcross bike riding, kayaking etc. She loves spending time with her fluffy friend – Oly

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Fiona Shu

Fiona assists our dentists in the treatment rooms and is an integral member of our practice. Fiona holds a Certificate III in dental assisting and has had many years of experience working in dental clinics. She find it most rewarding helping patients build their confidence and ensuring a pleasurable visit to the dentist. Fiona is a fluent Mandarin speaker and is also certified in first aids, infection control and enjoys the further education courses provided by the Bentleigh Dental Care.

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Sarah Porteous

Sarah provides assistance both in and out of the treatment rooms at Bentleigh Dental Care. Working outside the clinic Sarah visits preschools in the area teaching children all about healthy habits,brushing their teeth and what happens when you go to the dentist. Sarah also works within the clinic assisting the dentists in the treatment room. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Masters of Occupational therapy. In addition to this, Sarah loves working with children, helping them to learn and grow and has over 10 years of childcare experience. Sarah also holds her first aid certificate, working with children’s check and bronze medallion in surf lifesaving. Sarah is really passionate about continually increasing her skills and is currently studying to become an Australian sign language interpreter.