Meet our dentists.

At Health Partners Dental, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest level of service and care. From simple check-ups to more comprehensive treatments, our team are experts in professional dentistry and offer a personalised approach to your oral health.

Please meet some of our skilled team of dentists caring for you.

Our Adelaide dentists

Dr Alyson Loughlin

Alyson has a significant work history with Health Partners, having joined us in 2002. She currently works at our Pirie Street practice and works in general dentistry but has special interests in preventive and restorative dentistry, business management and technology in dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Otago University, New Zealand, 1985
Masters of Business Administration, Australian Institute of Management, Adelaide, 2014
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Past Clinical Tutor at Adelaide Dental Hospital

A bit more about Alyson... Alyson gives back to the community as a volunteer at Common Ground Dental. Fitness and artistic pursuits keep Alyson busy away from work – she is a keen runner and classical pianist.


Dr Bill Karapetis


Bill is a long-term Health Partners team member who has worked with us since 1999. As part of our general dentistry team, he works full time from our Pirie Street practice.
Bill has a special interest in implants and crowns.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, (1995)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)


Dr Bridget Hamilton


Bridget started at Health Partners back in 1995 and now works from our Pirie Street practice each Friday. While she is a vital part of our general dentistry team, Bridget has a special interest in endodontics. She completed her dental studies in 1990 at the University of Adelaide.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 1990
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA)

A bit more about Bridget...Bridget held the role of kindergarten programme committee member in 2012/2013 through the Australian Dental Association, where she visited kindergartens and child care centres doing free dental screenings. She is a keen sports lover and enjoys spending her weekends watching her children play their favourite sports.


Dr Christina Kilgariff


Christina has a wealth of experience to share with Health Partners members as one of our longest servicing health professionals. She joined Health Partners in 1994 after graduating from the University of Adelaide. Christina works from our Pirie Street practice three days a week and works in general dentistry. She has a special interest in endodontics and implant restorations.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 1990
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry, University of Adelaide, 1992
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA)

A bit more about Christina...Christina is an extremely active person – in addition to owning, riding and breeding horses, she enjoys Pilates, running and skiing, on both water and snow. She is also a keen traveller and has seen much of Australia, staying in her family caravan.


Dr Daniel Chu

Daniel is a part time dentist practicing at our Health Partners practice in Pirie Street. He has worked with Health Partners since 2005.

Daniel also works at an after-hours emergency clinic based at Marleston.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 1998
Tutor, University of Adelaide, 2003

A bit more about Daniel...Daniel is a very conscientious dentist and he loves to play eight ball.


Dr Frank Sergi


Frank works from our Pirie Street practice after moving from our Modbury practice - where he started in 2009. Frank graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1983. He currently works three days a week in general dentistry at Pirie Street and has a special interest in oral surgery and implants.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 1983
Member, Forensic Odontology – AM DVI section

A bit more about Frank...Frank is a Cricket tragic and came out of retirement to play again.


Dr Jane Pellew

Jane has been with Health Partners since 2004 and is a full time dentist in our Pirie Street practice. Jane gained great ‘hands-on’ experience straight out of university, travelling to the UK to work in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery – the practical experience she needed to work as a surgical dentist.

Jane’s work with Health Partners is mostly limited to surgical extractions and implant surgery. She has continued to further her skills and knowledge in this area, with clinical residences and postgraduate courses within Australia and overseas. She is keen to continue this as she enjoys this innovative and continually evolving field of dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 1995
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Member, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID)
Member, Australian Osseointegration Society (AOS)
Member, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)

A bit more about Jane...Outside of work Jane keeps busy with her husband and three children, but does enjoy a game of golf when she has a chance.


Dr Manjiri Malandris


Manjiri has been with Health Partners since 2005 and works part time in our general dentistry team in Pirie Street.

With over 15 years experience in general dentistry, Manjiri is dedicated to providing the best dental health care as possible to patients and has a passion and commitment to excellence, care and innovation. She has a friendly and gentle temperament which helps make her patients dental appointments as stress free as possible.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, (1997)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Manjiri...Manjiri is kept very busy outside of work looking after her four children, as well as having a passion to cook, travel and appreciate different cultures and cuisines. She enjoys keeping fit and healthy through regular workouts, pilates and the odd fun run.


Dr Nupur Bhatia

Nupur joined Health Partners in 2006 and works three days a week in general dentistry from our Pirie Street practice.

Her role in general dentistry includes examinations, fillings, periodontal maintenance, extractions, root canal treatments, crowns and implants.

Nupur was previously involved in a research project on toothwear for the University of Adelaide. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is continually updating her skills.

Professional background
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry, University of Adelaide (2002)
Australian Dental Council Examinations (March & Dec 2002)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bangalore University, India (1997)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Nupur...Nupur prides herself on being a competent clinician with an empathetic and gentle approach, committed to continued professional development. When Nupur isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading and oil painting. She is a keen home cook and often does runs of Masterchef at home with her children.


Dr Ryan Battye

Ryan has been working with Health Partners since 2000. He is a part time dentist working in general dentistry from our Pirie Street practice.

Ryan has a special interest in direct resin restorations, aesthetic work and implants.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (2000)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Ryan...Ryan is a keen skier and a Formula 1 enthusiast. He loves good wine, coffee and food!


Dr Sharon Liberali


Sharon is a Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry and Director of the Special Needs Unit, Adelaide Dental Hospital, for the SA Dental Service.  She holds an honorary Associate Dental Consultant position at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and is an honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Dental School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 1986
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Special Needs Dentistry, University of Adelaide, 2009
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Special Needs Dentistry (FRACDS(SND)), 2010
Award, Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD), 2011
Award, Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy (FPFA), 2013
Past President, Australian Dental Association (SA) (2010)
Past President, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Special Needs Dentistry (2013)
Current Chair, Australian Dental Association Infection Control Committee (Federal)

A bit more about Sharon...
In her spare time Sharon loves to cook and embroider. She also enjoys her weekly jog along the Torrens Linear park. 


Dr Tim Eaton


Tim joined Health Partners in 2009 as a full time dentist and currently works in general dentistry within our Pirie Street practice.

Professional background
Bachelor of Nursing, University of SA, (1999)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, (2006)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Tim...When he is not working, Tim enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children.


Dr Tina Tsiolis

Tina has been part of the dental team at Health Partners for many years, having joined us in 1991. She currently works two days a week at our Pirie Street practice. Tina graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1989 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

Tina enjoys working in general dentistry and has a special interest in worn dentition.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (1989)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Member, Australian Prosthodontic Society


Dr Ryan Cornish

Ryan joined the Health Partners team in 2014 and works part-time at our Pirie Street practice. With over 15 years’ experience, Ryan has a special interest in dental education and oral surgery, medicine & pathology. 

Professional background
Master of Dental Science in Oral Pathology
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Deans List)
Honours in Health Science
Bachelor of Science
Local and International (UK) training and experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Special Needs Dentistry
Educational positions have included Senior Lecturer with The University of Adelaide and Clinical Director of Tasmanian Oral Health Services
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Ryan…Ryan has a strong passion for travel and often thinks about his next overseas trip!


Dr Gayathri (Gaya) Ediriweera

Gaya has been working with Health Partners Dental since 2007. She has a keen interest in all aspects of clinical dentistry, particularly in aesthetics.

Professional background
Bachelor Dental Surgery, University of Adelaide 2000

A bit more about Gaya… Gaya enjoys spending time with her family, reading and painting.


Dr Spencer Anderton

Spencer has been working full-time with Health Partners Dental since 2008. Based at our Pirie Street Practice, Spencer has a special interest in complex restorative dentistry and endodontics.

Professional background
Bachelor Dental Surgery, The University of Dundee
Member of Australian Dental Association
Members of Australian Prosthodontic society

A bit more about Spencer…When Spencer isn’t chasing after his two children, he likes going kite surfing and stand-up paddle boarding.

 

Dr Tim Burton

Tim works full time at our Modbury dental practice specialising in General Dentistry. Some of his work includes restorative dental, periodontal, endodontic, crowns and bridges. Starting in 2007 he continues to be a valuable team member and looks forward to seeing you soon at Modbury.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide, 2003

A bit more about Tim... He is a passionate Port Adelaide supporter
 

 

Our Modbury dentists

Dr Cristina Ciulacu-Nemteanu

Cristina has been with Health Partners since 2011 and works full time at our Modbury practice. Prior to Health Partners, she worked at a private practice in Dunedin, New Zealand, and also in Aldinga Beach, South Australia.

Cristina has a special interest in restorative/cosmetic and CAD/CAM dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Otago University, New Zealand (2006)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Romania (1996)
Member, New Zealand Dental Association

A bit more about Cristina...Cristina loves reading, music, travelling and outdoor activities.


Dr Liliana Maskell

Liliana has been working with Health Partners since 2010. She is a full time dentist working in general dentistry from our Modbury practice.

Liliana has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and periodontics. She prides herself on providing preventative and restorative treatment for problems affecting the mouth and teeth, as well as keeping abreast of new developments through continual professional development.

Professional background
St Thomas Aquinos University, Colombia, 2000
ADC, Passed Australian Dental Council examinations (Australia), (2010)
Member, Australian Dental Association (Federal)

A bit more about Liliana...Liliana can speak Spanish and is currently learning French. She enjoys a holistic approach to her lifestyle.

 

Dr Lynley Couzner

Lynley is a long-term member of the Health Partners team – she has been with us since 1993! She graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1992 and works from our Modbury practice.

Lynley works in general dentistry and has a special interest in minimum intervention dentistry, full and partial dentures and geriatric dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (1992)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Lynley...When Lynley isn’t working, she enjoys reading, cooking and spending quality time with her family.

Dr Simon Wong

Simon has been a general Dentist with Health Partners since 2007. He graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2000. Simon is based at our Modbury practice, working four days a week.

Simon has a special interest in implant dentistry and is currently undertaking post-graduate studies; a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) through the University of Sydney.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (2000)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

 

Dr Sripriya Appasamy

Sripriya is a full time dentist with the Modbury practice and has been with us since 2011. She enjoys working in all aspects of general dentistry, including restorations, crown and bridge, implant restorative, root canal, extractions and periodontal treatment.

She has a special interest in restorative and periodontal treatment.

Professional background
ADC, Passed Australian Dental Council examinations (Australia), (2007)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Tamilnadu MGR Medical University, (Chennai, India), (1994)
MDS (Periodontics), MGR Medical University (Chennai, India)
Member, Indian Society of Periodontology

A bit more about Sripriya...Sripriya prides herself on her attention to detail, her patience and achieving patient satisfaction.

 

Dr Lisa Marshall

Lisa has been working part-time with Health Partners since 2016. She currently works at our Modbury practice as part of the general dentistry team. Since graduating in 1998, Lisa has worked in NHS, private, public, military and hospital dentistry

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Sheffield 1998

A bit more about Lisa…In Lisa’s spare time, she enjoys painting and spending time with her family.

 

Dr Corinne Ang

Corinne joined Health Partners Modbury in 2016 and has been working part-time since. Corinne has a special interest in preventive and restorative dentistry and mandibular advancement appliances for obstructive sleep apnoea.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 2006, BSc (Hons) 2009
Past clinical tutor at Adelaide Dental Hospital
Member of ADA (SA & Federal)

A bit more about Corinne…When she’s not working, Corinne is busy chasing after her two boys.

 

Dr Tram Chiem

Tram works part-time at Health Partners Modbury and has been with us since 2007. She has a passion for patient education, preventive, general and restorative dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide 2000
Member of Australian Dental Association (SA & Federal)
Clinical tutor at University of Adelaide

A bit more about… Tram enjoys reading, gardening and baking (but not cooking!)

 

Dr Aaron Parker

Aaron joined Health Partners in 2010 after graduating from Dental School. He has a strong interest in general and preventive dentistry as well as oral hygiene and resin composite restorations.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide 2010
Member of Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about… Aaron has a passion for visual arts and design. In his spare time he enjoys swimming, painting, drawing and music.

 

Our Morphett Vale dentists

Dr Laura Hayward

Laura began working at Health Partners in 2010. She works in general dentistry at our Morphett Vale Health Partners practice. Laura works part time and graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2008.

Laura has a special interest in general dentistry, paediatric dentistry, crown and bridge work.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (2008)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Member, Dental Advancement Society
Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry

A bit more about Laura...Laura is mum to a busy three-year-old and loves to play soccer and has an appreciation of the arts. She is also a volunteer and committee member for her local club.

Dr Lucy Yong

Lucy has been with Health Partners since 2005 and works at our Morphett Vale practice. She is a part time dentist working in general dentistry and graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2002.

Lucy has a special interest in oral surgery and implant dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (2002)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

Dr Oanh Ha

Oanh joined Health Partners in 2004 and works in general dentistry with our Morphett Vale Health Partners practice. Oanh practices three days a week and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with a focus on preventative dentistry.

Oanh has a particular interest in Special Needs dentistry, working with patients who are medically compromised. She gives back to those who have special needs in our community by working part-time with the Special Needs Unit at the Adelaide Dental Hospital two days a week.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Adelaide (1999)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)

A bit more about Oanh... Oanh takes a more holistic approach to treatment and is very patient focused.

Dr Uyen Ha

Uyen has been part of the dental team at Health Partners since 2009 and currently works in general dentistry at our Morphett Vale practice.

Uyen has special training in dentures (partial and full), crowns, bridges and veneers; as well as crown and bridge work on implants.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University of Health Sciences, Vietnam (2001)
MDS, University of Adelaide (2001)
ADC Certificate (2009)
Member, Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Member, Australian Prosthodontic Society

A bit more about Uyen...Uyen prides herself on her professionalism and caring approach – she is dedicated to providing a very high level of work.

Dr Brenton Mooi

Brenton has been part of Health Partners general dentistry team since 2016.
Before joining us, Brenton worked in and owned a private practice in South Africa for 13 years before moving to Australia in 2009.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

A bit more about Brenton…Brenton enjoys travelling, cycling and spending time with his family of four.

Dr Emma McCosh

Emma has been working part-time at Health Partners Dental since 2016. She has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, paediatric dentistry, special needs and treating anxious patients.

Professional background
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, 2000
Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (honours) in individuals with Down Syndrome
DASI (Dental Advancement Society Incorporated)
Member of Australian Dental Association (ADA)

A bit more about…Emma is active in volunteer and aid programs having worked as a dentist in Cambodia, Solomon Islands and East Timor. She enjoys long distance and trail running and being a mum to her young family.

Dr Loreen Baraitar

 

Loreen joined Health Partners in 2015 and has been working in general dentistry from our Morphett Vale practice. Loreen has a special interest in oral surgery and family dentistry.

Professional background
Bachelor of Biotechnology (Biochemistry), University of Adelaide, 2007
Bachelor of Dentistry, University of Sydney, 2012
Member of Australian Dental Association (SA and Federal)
Member of Australian and New Zealand Society of Pediatric Dentistry

A bit more about…In Loreen’s spare time, she loves to cook and spend time with her family. She’s also a classical pianist and is teaching herself to play acoustic guitar

 

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