Our team

Southport Dental

Feel safe in the hands of our friendly dentists in Southport

Our professional team of dentists ensure that all patients have a relaxed experience at Southport Dental. Putting your individual needs first ensures that you will feel immediately at ease in our care. 

Whatever dental treatment you require, from a simple check-up to the most complex cosmetic procedure, our friendly dentists will make you feel like part the of the Southport Dental family.

Located in Southport on the Gold Coast, our dentists are supported by a capable and committed team who genuinely care about your oral health and giving you many reasons to smile.

Dr Ben Tseng BDSc


Dr Ben Tseng grew up in Queensland, attending schools in Brisbane before graduating in 2003 from the University of Queensland with honours. Not only does Dr Ben Tseng enjoy general family dentistry, but he also has a special interest in dental implants.

 Dr Ben Tseng is a member of the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists)

Dr Edward Wu BDSc


Once completing his early years of education in New Zealand, Dr Edward Wu moved to Australia in 1996 and graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2002.
Dr Edward Wu is always keen to explore the latest techniques in dentistry, including soft tissue laser, cosmetic porcelain crown and bridge work, and using injectable muscle relaxants for grinding and clenching. 

In his spare time, Dr Edward Wu enjoys watching movies.

 Dr Dan Allan
B Dent Grad Dip clin dent.

Dr Dan Allan grew up in country Victoria and after graduating school joined the Royal Australian Navy. After 7 years of travel and adventure he decided that he needed to grow up and set his sights in becoming a dentist. He graduated from the University of Sydney in 2006 and continued working with the Navy as a general dentist.

Dr Dan Allan has a keen interest in oral surgery and trauma. In 2011 he completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) at the University of WA and then consolidated these skills in hospitals in Darwin and Sydney. 

Nelson Bayer
Oral Health Therapist 

Born and raised in the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Nelson Bayer moved to the Gold Coast in 2007. He has since completed a Bachelor of Dental Technology, a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy and is currently completing his dental science degree at Griffith University. 

In his free time, our dedicated oral health therapist Nelson also has a passion for surfing, wakeskating and socialising. 

Kristi Sinclair
Hygienist

Kristi grew up in Ballina and moved to the Gold Coast 20 years ago. She has been in the dental industry for 13 years, and started out as a nurse for Dr Tony Swadling.
After finding her passion in preventative dentistry, Kristi decided to study Hygiene at Griffith University and graduated in 2007.

 She has since moved to London for 3 years to work and travel and was lucky enough to travel to places such as Germany, Egypt, Spain, South America and France. Since returning home, Kristi has settled back into Gold Coast life and spends her spare time at the beach.

Sharnee Chapman
Hygienist

Sharnee was raised in a small country town on the mid North Coast in nsw. She has 2 beautiful girls aged 4 and 6. Sharnee first started in a dental surgery aged 17, with over 15 years of familiarity and experience Sharnee graduated from the university of Newcastle in January 2010.
Apart from work she likes to keep fit and healthy by enjoying a diversity of sports and recreation such as cycling and surfing. 

She also shows a great interest in cars and one day would like to learn how to fly a plane. Most of all she thrives on quality time with family whilst remaining passionate and dedicated to her career.

Matthew Tesoriero
Oral Health Therapist
 

Matthew was born in Sydney but relocated to the Gold Coast at a young age. He graduated in 2002 from the University of Queensland and did rural service in Townsville for 1 year. He thoroughly enjoyed working in the western indigenous communities.
Matthew then moved back to the Gold Coast and has been servicing the Gold Coast oral health needs for 14 years now.
In his spare time Matthew enjoys training for marathons and triathlons or gardening on his property.

Call us today on 07 5532 3680  to book an appointment with one of our experienced dentists!

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