Dr Reza Issapour has been a dentist at Gumdale Dental and Central Dentists Brighton since 2011.
He graduated from Babol University of Medical Science in 2003 with DDS and ADC Qualifications and he is a member of the Australian Dental Association. Dr Reza is from Iran and speaks Farsi.
His areas of interest are Root Canals and Endodontics, Childrens Dentistry, Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental implants and Dental Surgeries. He enjoys working with kids and finds it very rewarding and he particularly enjoys hearing their ‘authentic feedback’. In his own time Dr Issapour likes watching and playing tennis.
Dr Mahkam Ghanbari
Dr Mahkam Ghanbari has been a dentist at Gumdale Dental and Central Dentists Brighton since 2011.
She graduated from Babol University of Medical Science in 2004 with DDS and ADC qualifications. Dr Mahkam is from Iran and speaks Farsi.
Her areas of interest are Root Canals and Endodontics, Childrens Dentistry, Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry and Preventative Dentistry. She finds it very rewarding working with children and the elderly. Her main focus is Preventative dentistry, helping her patients to avoid major and expensive dental treatment in the future.
However she also likes improving her patient’s confidence by bringing back their smile through Cosmetic dentistry. In her spare time Dr Ghanbari enjoys playing music, calligraphy and travelling the world.
Orthodontist – Dr Jasyn Randall
Dr Jasyn Randall has been a orthodontist at Gumdale Dental and Central Dentists Brighton for almost a year.
He earned his BDSc (Hons) and D Clin Dent (Ortho) qualifications at University of Queensland in 2014.
Dr Randall is currently a member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Orthodontists, Australian Orthodontic Board and Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons. He completed an Applied Science degree before moving onto the Orthodontics Specialty.
When not working Dr Randall enjoys tennis, going to the football and renovating his family home.
Dental Prosthetist – Pei-Song Zhao
Dr Pei-song Zhao has been a Dental Prosthetist at Gumdale Dental and Central Dentists Brighton for several years.
Dr Zhao obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in material science at Shanghai Jiaotong University, China before he migrated to Australia. He studied a Diploma of Dental Technology at Southbank Tafe in 1998 and then worked for 10 years in two major commercial dental laboratories in Brisbane.
In 2008, Dr Zhao graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Dental Prosthetics and was awarded the Carl Ring Memorial Certificate in Clinical Achievement from Southbank Tafe and ADPAQ. He is a member of the Australian Prosthetist Association.
When not working Dr Zhao enjoys cooking, music, movies and travelling.
Dental Specialist Oral Surgeon – Dr Yuval Samuni
Yuval Samuni is a Dental Board of Australia Registered Specialist Oral Surgeon.
He obtained his dental degree in 1996 from the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine in Israel and completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2004.
He also obtained a PhD in biochemistry and undertook a post-doctoral fellowship in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR/NIH) in the USA.
Dr Samuni has published book chapters and scientific articles in peer reviewed international journals. He has special interest, extensive knowledge and experience in the field of implant dentistry.
When not at work, Yuval spends most of his time with his family – his wife, his three children and his two dogs. He enjoys hiking with his family and friends, reading history books and biographies. His hobbies include indoor rock climbing and cooking new and experimental dishes.
Dr Tim NG
Dr Tim Ng earned his Bachelor of Oral Health and Graduate Diploma in Dentistry from Griffith University in 2008. He places a great emphasis on prevention and maintenance for his patients in the hope that they can avoid revisiting past dental dilemmas. Tim is experienced in all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in orthodontics and Invisalign.
In his spare time, Tim enjoys spending time with his growing family, rock climbing and playing various musical instruments.
Dr Angela Pu
Dr Angela Pu earned her BDSc (Honours) from the University of Queensland. Angela is dedicated to providing a warm, caring and gentle environment and strives to provide pain-free dentistry for all her patients.
She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, and always ensures that the best possible treatment is given to her patients by continuing her professional education. Her areas of interest are Preventive Dentistry, Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry, and Dental Surgery. She is also a member of the Australian Dental Association.
In her spare time, Angela volunteers with disadvantaged groups, and enjoys cooking, travelling, and playing with her pets.
Oral Health Therapist – Komal Bairamadgi
As a Dental therapist, Komal can perform a range of procedures on children and adolescents up to age 26, including check-ups, x-rays, fillings, extractions and is able to do check up and cleans for all ages.
Komal graduated from Charles Sturt University with Distinction in 2017. As a high achieving student, Komal has not only been a Dean’s award recipient, but was awarded the Australian Graduate of the Year 2017 and ADOHTA Leadership Award for 2017.
Komal underwent clinical placement and volunteering in many rural and remote areas such as Dubbo, The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia & UNSW Rural Appreciation (RAW).
Komal’s speciality is in paediatric dental care, special needs patients, disease prevention and gum health maintenance in all ages. Her understanding of patient needs and teamwork stretches beyond the clinicians perspective.
Practice Manager – Charlotte Gamble
This superwoman can do almost anything. We love Charlotte’s can-do attitude and her joy and enthusiasm for life as she radiates an authentic vibe which we love.
Her passion for chocolate and all things yummy is what makes our staff birthdays feel special, as she goes above and beyond to give every team member the creme de la creme of cakes.
On a professional note, Charlotte has over 12 years’ experience in the dental industry. Expanding from private practice and managing teams of up to 18 staff. Charlotte has helped businesses double in size to facilitating and running the back of house as a clinical director. Starting as a Dental Assistant at the age of 17 years old, Charlotte has worked hard to earn her new title as Practice Manager at Central Dentists Brighton & Gumdale Dentists. She is passionate about surgical extractions, contamination control & team bonding. Charlotte is a big advocate for being a team player and encouraging a sense of belonging which is why you’ll feel at home when you meet her at the practice. Charlotte’s great rapport with patients and her ability to get to know others is what makes her so personable. Her passion to grow and learn is endless and we love having her on our team.
Dr Andres Garay
Dr Andres Garay studied dentistry in Los Andes University, Venezuela & Dental Technology in CIT – Australia.
Andres enjoys swimming, dancing, and drawing in his spare time. His passion when it comes to his work is to preserve the health and functionality of the mouth. Dr Andres is very aware of the different ways countries around the world operate in the field of dentistry and feels fortunate to be working in Australia.
Back in his hometown the technology in dentistry is not as current and modern, so treatment is slower and harder to perform. He says, ‘having a dental assistant, most Australian practitioners would take for granted, but I am grateful to have this amazing person to help me by my side’. Andres is a delight to work with and has a lot of happy, positive energy at work.