Dr Geoff Ross B.D.Sc (Qld)
Dr Adrien Shnier B.D.Sc (Melb)
Dr Isabel Zandegu B.BSc D.D.S (Melb)
Wattle Park Dental
1107 Riversdale Road, Surrey Hills, VIC 3127

Tel: (03) 9890 7777

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DR MARVIN YAU

Dr Marvin Yau | Melbourne Dentist | Wattle Park Dental ClinicDr Marvin Yau, GDip (Dent), BOH (Dent Sci), completed his studies at Griffith University in sunny Queensland under the sponsorship of the Australian Defence Force. During this time in the Royal Australian Army Dental Corps, he developed a wide range of experience through working directly under the mentorship of specialist prosthodontists and periodontists. Marvin is now settled in Melbourne with his wife Reina and daughter Isla and has fallen in love with the community in Surrey Hills.

Marvin is passionate about providing quality and ethical care of the highest standard and enjoys taking the time to take a whole mouth approach to comprehensively plan for patients. He enjoys spending the time to ensure they have a complete understanding of their dental health.

Being a firm believer in continuing professional education, Marvin is constantly updating himself on the latest developments in dentistry through seminars and workshops, with special attention to implant dentistry and prosthodontics.

Marvin is a member and has completed the following courses:

  • The Australian Dental Association
  • Master Implant Program at the Brener Implant Institute
  • Enrolled in GIDE Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry

Having grown up in Sydney, Marvin loves exploring what Melbourne has to offer. He enjoys keeping fit through cycling, CrossFit and boxing and in his spare time he loves to read. Marvin can also be a bit of a homebody as he loves nothing more than spending time and cooking delicious meals for his wife and baby daughter.

DR REINA YANG

Dr Reina Yang | Melbourne Dentist | Wattle Park Dental Clinic

Dr Reina Yang, BDSc (Hons), graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours and was awarded the prestigious Melbourne University National Scholarship. During her studies, she was the Vice President of the Melbourne Dental Students Society. Reina grew up in the Box Hill/Surrey Hills area and is excited to be able to service the community in which she spent so much of her childhood.

Reina is extremely passionate about patient-centred care, with particular emphasis on patients with high anxiety and dental phobias. Her main priority is to listen to the individual needs of her patients to help overcome their specific dental fears and she firmly believes in making the experience as relaxed and comfortable as possible.

Working with children is another one of Reina’s passions. She loves making a child’s dental visit memorable and fun. There is nothing more rewarding to her than to see children develop good oral hygiene habits early on in life.

Reina takes pride in helping patients achieve a healthy & confident smile and has a keen interest in Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. She is currently completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry with the Australasian College of Dental Practitioners, which has given her the framework to deliver high-quality dentistry for her patients.

Reina is a member and has completed the following courses:

  • The Australian Dental Association
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry with the Australasian College of Dental Practitioners
  • Excellence in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Outside of dentistry, Reina loves travelling to different parts of the world and gaining new perspectives and experiences. She enjoys yoga and going for long walks with her daughter Isla.

DR GEOFF ROSS

Dr Geoff Ross | Melbourne Dentist | Wattle Park Dental ClinicDr Geoff Ross has been a dentist for over 30 years and has worked in both Australia and the United Kingdom. He is up-to-date and experienced with all dental treatments. He thoroughly enjoys looking after his patients and their dental requirements.

After attaining a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1982 from the University of Queensland, Dr Ross worked in England for three years. On returning to Australia, he worked for three further years in a variety of clinics gaining experience in all facets of dentistry. A Melbourne dentist, he practised at 716 Station Street, Box Hill for the past 30 years.

In September 2019, he moved the entire practice to 1107 Riversdale Road, Surrey Hills and continues to enjoy looking after his patients.

Dr Ross is connected with several dental associations, including:

  • The Australian Dental Association
  • The Australian Osseo-integration Society
  • The Australian Endodontics Society
  • The Australian Society of Implant Dentistry
  • The Australian Periodontics Society

Dr Ross is married to Coral and has two sons, Conor and Callum. As with most families, life outside work is busy. When time permits, he enjoys travel, bicycle riding, and attempting to get fit.

DR ADRIEN SHNIER

Dr. Adrien Shnier | Melbourne Dentist | Wattle Park Dental Dr Shnier attained his Bachelor of Dental Science degree from Melbourne University in 1986. A Melbourne dentist, he gained experience working in a variety of clinics in Altona, Fitzroy and another Box Hill surgery, before joining Dr Ross over 25 years ago. His hobbies include power-lifting – he has competed in three World Championships – collecting antique rugs, table tennis, surfing, cars, walking and politics. Adrien is well read and well versed in all dental developments.

Dr Shnier is a member of:

  • The Australian Dental Association
  • The Australian Osseo-integration Society
  • The Australian Endodontics Society
  • The Australian Society of Implant Dentistry
  • The Australian Periodontics Society

DR ISABEL ZANDEGU

Dr. Isabel Zandegu | Melbourne Dentist | Wattle Park Dental Having been a Melbourne girl all her life, Isabel studied a Bachelor of Biomedical Science before completing her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Melbourne. She has since worked in both the public and private areas of regional Victoria, including in Shepparton, Maryborough and Ballarat. A Melbourne dentist, Isabel has now settled back in her home suburb of Camberwell and is looking forward to helping her local community with their dental needs.

Isabel has a particular passion for helping anxious patients overcome their fears and learn to see their teeth as an important part of their overall health.

She enjoys the variety that general dentistry has to offer and takes pleasure in treating children and the elderly alike.

Isabel strives to keep up to date with the newest research and technologies in dentistry by attending professional development courses, so her patients can receive the most modern and effective care.

She is also a member of the Australian Dental Association.

In her spare time, Isabel enjoys the great company of her family and friends, relaxing at the local cafes, and walking her two dogs in the sun.

DENTAL NURSES

Our dental nurses are a pleasure to work with and help our patients feel comfortable and cared for during treatment.

Erin

Erin obtained her dental assisting qualification under the guidance of Dr Geoff Ross in 2006. She is a great dental nurse with an acute eye for infection control. She pays great attention to detail, and your comfort is assured with Erin by your side.

She has a great sense of humour and is a delight to have in the practice.

With over 13 years’ experience in the profession and at this practice, she loves getting to know the diverse group of patients that regularly visit our Melbourne dental practice.

Fascinated with dentistry from a young age, your oral health is in safe hands with Erin!

Erin enjoys an active lifestyle outside of the practice and loves sport and animals of any kind (especially dogs!).

Claire

ClaireClaire gained her Certificate III in Dental Assisting in 2004 and gained wide experience working as an agency dental assistant at our practice and at a wide variety of general and specialist practices in Melbourne over several years. We were delighted when Claire took up a full-time dental assistant position with us.

Our patients love Claire’s smile and sense of humour, along with her calm reassuring manner.

Mainly working chairside, Claire is a dedicated great member of our team and also manages to have a busy social life outside her working life.

April

AprilOur youngest and newest team member, April’s enthusiasm and maturity make her a delightful addition to our team.

April is studying her Certificate III in Dental Assisting under our guidance and already carries out her duties as though she has been nursing for years.

We look forward to supporting April as she progresses through her studies and embarks on her new career.

Emma

EmmaEmma is our quiet achiever.

Emma helps us out occasionally and enthusiastically. You may see her beavering away chairside or in our sterilization room.

Emma completes our team of wonderful support staff.

Dr Geoff Ross is happy to answer your questions regarding your dental care.

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