Dentist (BDS, HONS)
Lyndal is the latest addition to the BDS team, prior to which she worked in NSW after completing her Bachelor of Dentistry at the University of Sydney.
Lyndal has over eleven years experience in dental and is also a qualified radiographer, which saw her work in public hospitals. Her extensive experience in patient care is reflected in her calm, amiable and gentle chair-side manner. Whilst having a preventative focus, Lyndal excels in all areas of dentistry, including oral surgery and endodontics.
Lyndal’s commitment to quality patient care also entails keeping up-to-date with advances in dentistry and she is a regular attendee at lectures and courses.
Lyndal is passionate about strong coffee and improving her amateur golf swing. When time permits, she enjoys overseas travel and has recently hiked the Inca Trail in Peru.
Amanda is our Practice Manager and will often be the friendly face that greets you when you arrive. She also lives in the local area and is a big supporter of local businesses.
She is a vital part of the Beachside Dental Studio team and is always searching for any ways we can improve our service.
Front desk administrator
Michelle is our Administration Co-ordinator and the first person you will meet when you visit our practice. Michelle ensures your Dental experience from your first phone call until your treatment is completed and throughout your continuing care with our Practice.
We pride ourselves in providing excellent care from the first phone call you make to us and love to obtain your feedback on how we can improve your experience at our studio.
Michelle is able to sit down and discuss how we at BDS can structure your treatment to meet your financial needs.
Vivien graduated from the Adelaide University in 2010. She has gained invaluable experience from working in rural and remote areas of South Australia. Prior to joining the BDS team, she served the Port Augusta community, as well as a range of communities from nearby mining towns. Before that, she has also worked with the Royal Flying Doctor Service based in Broken Hill.
Vivien's best interest is the quality of dental care she provides her patients with. She believes that the relationship between the dentist and patient is vital to successful treatment and strives to make sure her patients receive all the treatment options and the best possible care. She is a friendly and open person and enjoys working with the BDS team to create a friendly environment for everyone.
Apart from dentistry, Vivien is an avid supporter of Liverpool Football Club. She also enjoys spending time playing her huge collection of video games and catching up on her favourite television shows.
Vivien works on Saturdays as well as all week days.
Dental Nurse/ Receptionist
Steph is our "Dental Extraodinaire" as we like to call her and our Surgery and Dental Assistant Co-ordinator. She has been in the dental industry for many years and has various roles at Beachside Dental Studio. She is the Senior Dental Assistant and coordinates our staffing. However, you may also find her at our reception area on occasion. Her lovely personality has a never ending habit of putting people at ease.
Oral Health Therapist (BOH)
Amy is our Dental Hygienist as well as our Dental Therapist. She graduated from the University of Adelaide and has worked in the Southern area since.
Amy lives locally in Port Noarlunga along with her husband and 4 children. They enjoy keeping fit, the beach lifestyle, cooking and supporting the local community.
Amy runs an excellent childrens program with a BIG focus on little people. She is dedicated to making the trip to the dentist as fun as possible and carries out any treatment in a relaxed environment just right for children.
With a gentle manner, a scale and polish will leave your mouth feeling refreshed and healthy again and she can educate you on how to achieve outstanding home care.
Amy aims to become involved in a humanitarian program with the BDS staff in the next few years which will involve their travel to lower socio-economic countries and the provision of aid to underprivelaged children.
Nicole is a Port Noarlunga local and has lived here all her life. We were thrilled when Nicole decided to join the BDS team.
She is a qualified and well experienced dental assistant. She enjoys camping, snowboarding, watersports and live music.
Nicole loves chatting to our patients and always seems to quickly find common ground taking such a keen interest in others.
Shayni is one of our qualified and experienced dental assistants.
She brightens everyone’s day with her loud and bubbly laugh often heard echoing around the studio.
Graduating from Tatachilla, Shayni has always lived and worked locally.
Shayni enjoys her fitness and often spends her weekends going on long adventurous walks and cooking up healthy treats (which we often benefit from at work much to our delight!)
Due to Shayni’s enthusiasm in her job, we are currently expanding her skillset to include an even larger variety of tasks. We love watching her continued growth and zest for life.
Oral Health Therapist (ADOH, BOH)
Nara is a dental hygienist as well as a dental therapist. She graduated in the Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) from TAFE SA and after working in a specialist children’s practice , her passion for children developed even further. So much that she decided to also complete the Bachelor of Oral Health degree from the University of Adelaide to expand her role in children’s dental care.
Nara embraces our children’s program here at BDS and like Amy, she also aims at making a child’s first dental experience as fun as possible and a positive one to remember. Her experience in children’s practice makes the visits as easy, and as relaxed possible with her calm, gentle nature making children feel at ease.
Nara has also got experience in specialist periodontal practices and is very interested in the prevention and management of gum and jaw-bone disease for children and adults..
Nara and her partner live 400m from the beach and enjoy daily walks with Oscar, their little Miniature Pinscher puppy who they adore! They also enjoy spending time with their 7 nieces and nephews. Nara and her partner are keen travellers, been to over 11 countries within the last three years with a plan to attend the world cup in Brazil next year, as her partner is a huge soccer fan.
Front desk administrator
Dani is one of our receptionists and one we could not do without. Her thorough nature ensures everything at BDS runs as smoothly as possible.
Dani is also an experienced dental assistant and often helps out in the clinic too.
She loves spending time with her family and has a keen interest in beauty as well. We are sure you will find her welcoming and right at home.