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Our team

Dr John Osborne

Principal Dentist

BDS Hons (LOND), MSc (LOND), LDSRCS (ENG), Dip. Aesthetic Dentistry, Merit (KINGS LOND)

Dr John Osborne studied at Kings College (Guy’s Hospital), London University. In addition, he has completed numerous post-grad courses and lectured at Guy’s, London and Royal Dental Hospital, Melbourne. He opened the practice in 1976 and has now been here over 40 years.
Dr Osborne’s areas of special interest are Aesthetic Dentistry and Special Needs. He is a member of the Melbourne Seattle Study Club and enjoys cooking, philosophy and classical music.

Dr David Laskey

Senior Dentist

BChD, DRDP, MSc (ENDO)

Dr Laskey studied at Leeds University (Undergrad), then Chester University – MSc (ENDO), and the Eastman Dental Institute and University College London (Dip Restorative Dental Practice). Since graduating in 2004, he has also completed several Advanced Restorative Dentistry courses, including Dental Implants and Aesthetics. He has worked in private Referral Practice, in Cosmetics and Endodontics in UK and has taught as a clinical mentor at University of Sydney.
His areas of special interest are: Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants and Endodontics.
When not at work, Dr Laskey spends his time learning to sail, exploring the wine regions and reading.

Dr Austin Rhee

Dentist

Dr Rhee graduated from the University of Melbourne with a BDSc (Bachelor of Dental Science) in 2004, joining our practice in 2005. His special interests are general and cosmetic dentistry. He is a member of the ADA (Australian Dental Association) and ASID (Australian Society of Implant Dentistry).  Over the thirteen years Dr Rhee has been with the practice, he has built-up a large following with his gentle manner caring approach.  Dr Rhee is a keen photographer and has been know to spend several hours working hard in his kitchen.

Dr Eric Liew

Dentist

Dr Liew joined Dr John Osborne and his team at Mornington Pensinsula Dental Clinic in 2010.
He holds a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Melbourne, graduating in 2007. His experience includes working in regional and metropolitan Victoria and time as a pre-clinical demonstrator. With an interest in general dentistry, Dr Liew believes in going through treatment options objectively with patients so they can make an informed decision on what treatment suits them best.

Dr Candace Naidoo

Dentist

Dr Naidoo has been with us at Mornington Pensinsula Dental Clinic since 2011. Before joining us, she worked in both metropolitan and rural areas, including in major dental hospitals in Melbourne and Sydney. Dr Naidoo obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney and has since completed further study in Orthodontics as well as attending ongoing professional education courses. Her special interests are Aesthetic Dentistry and Smile Design, as well as all aspects of general dentistry. Dr Naidoo is a member of the ADA.

Dr Jacinta Traeger

Dentist

Dr Traeger has a Bachelor of Biomedicine and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  She is also a member of Australian Dental Association.
Since graduating from the University of Melbourne, she regularly attends continuing education courses to develop her skills and knowledge in dentistry.
Dr Trager’s aim is to provide gentle dental care in a friendly, welcoming environment. She enjoys all areas of general dentistry, especially restorative work. She also loves treating children and tries to make their dental experience as positive as possible.  Outside of dentistry, she enjoys playing netball and cooking.

Dr Sunny Cheung

Dentist

Dr Cheung joined Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic in 2015, having graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours), as well as multiple awards.
He regularly attends courses to keep abreast of the latest developments in dentistry and is a member of the ADA (Australian Dental Association) and Peninsula Study Group.
His previous experience includes teaching dental students at the University of Melbourne and working in rural Victoria. Dr Cheung enjoys all aspects of modern dentistry, including treating nervous patients. When not at work, he plays tennis and is quite the maestro on the piano.

Dr Anna Huang

Dentist

Dr Huang has a Bachelor of Dentistry, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Pain Control and Conscious Sedation) and a Bachelor of Arts. She graduated from Queen’s University in Canada in 2002 and from the University of Sydney in 2009.
Dr Huang joined our practice in 2017. She enjoys getting to know her patients well before starting dental treatment. Experienced with many different kinds of patients, Dr Huang treats people of all ages and especially enjoys treating young children and those who are medically compromised. She is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), Australian Society of Dental Anesthesiology (ASDA) and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Orofacial Pain (ANZAOP).

Dr Lauren Houston

Dentist

Dr Houston holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University, Canada.  Dr Houston completed her dental degree from Melbourne university in 2017, and joined our clinic shortly after.   Her special interests include treating children and preventive and minimal intervention dentistry.
She is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Vic Branch of the Australian Dental Association.
When not at work, Dr Houston enjoys dancing, travelling and exploring art galleries.

Alison Lewis

Dental Therapist

Alison holds a Diploma of Applied Science (Dental Therapy) graduating in 1987. A member of the ADOHTA, she has worked in paediatric practice and orthodontic practice.  Alison has been with Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic since 2009.Outside of dentistry, Alison enjoys callisthenics.

Sarah Atkins

Dental Hygienist

Sarah qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2015 over in South Australia. Prior to training as a dental Hygienist, Sarah worked for 15 years as a dental assistant in practices in Melbourne and South Australia. Sarah joined our clinic in 2017 and has quickly established herself and our hygiene department with her excellent work and beautiful manner.  When not at work, Sarah loves to spend her time travelling and taking photographs.

Our team

Dr John Osborne

Principal Dentist

BDS Hons (LOND), MSc (LOND), LDSRCS (ENG), Dip. Aesthetic Dentistry, Merit (KINGS LOND)

Dr John Osborne studied at Kings College (Guy’s Hospital), London University. In addition, he has completed numerous post-grad courses and lectured at Guy’s, London and Royal Dental Hospital, Melbourne. He opened the practice in 1976 and has now been here over 40 years.
Dr Osborne’s areas of special interest are Aesthetic Dentistry and Special Needs. He is a member of the Melbourne Seattle Study Club and enjoys cooking, philosophy and classical music.

Dr David Laskey

Senior Dentist

BChD, DRDP, MSc (ENDO)

Dr Laskey studied at Leeds University (Undergrad), then Chester University – MSc (ENDO), and the Eastman Dental Institute and University College London (Dip Restorative Dental Practice). Since graduating in 2004, he has also completed several Advanced Restorative Dentistry courses, including Dental Implants and Aesthetics. He has worked in private Referral Practice, in Cosmetics and Endodontics in UK and has taught as a clinical mentor at University of Sydney.
His areas of special interest are: Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants and Endodontics.
When not at work, Dr Laskey spends his time learning to sail, exploring the wine regions and reading.

Dr Austin Rhee

Dentist

Dr Rhee graduated from the University of Melbourne with a BDSc (Bachelor of Dental Science) in 2004, joining our practice in 2005. His special interests are general and cosmetic dentistry. He is a member of the ADA (Australian Dental Association) and ASID (Australian Society of Implant Dentistry).  Over the thirteen years Dr Rhee has been with the practice, he has built-up a large following with his gentle manner caring approach.  Dr Rhee is a keen photographer and has been know to spend several hours working hard in his kitchen.

Dr Eric Liew

Dentist

Dr Liew joined Dr John Osborne and his team at Mornington Pensinsula Dental Clinic in 2010.
He holds a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Melbourne, graduating in 2007. His experience includes working in regional and metropolitan Victoria and time as a pre-clinical demonstrator. With an interest in general dentistry, Dr Liew believes in going through treatment options objectively with patients so they can make an informed decision on what treatment suits them best.

Dr Candace Naidoo

Dentist

Dr Naidoo has been with us at Mornington Pensinsula Dental Clinic since 2011. Before joining us, she worked in both metropolitan and rural areas, including in major dental hospitals in Melbourne and Sydney. Dr Naidoo obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney and has since completed further study in Orthodontics as well as attending ongoing professional education courses. Her special interests are Aesthetic Dentistry and Smile Design, as well as all aspects of general dentistry. Dr Naidoo is a member of the ADA.

Dr Jacinta Traeger

Dentist

Dr Traeger has a Bachelor of Biomedicine and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  She is also a member of Australian Dental Association.
Since graduating from the University of Melbourne, she regularly attends continuing education courses to develop her skills and knowledge in dentistry.
Dr Trager’s aim is to provide gentle dental care in a friendly, welcoming environment. She enjoys all areas of general dentistry, especially restorative work. She also loves treating children and tries to make their dental experience as positive as possible.  Outside of dentistry, she enjoys playing netball and cooking.

Dr Sunny Cheung

Dentist

Dr Cheung joined Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic in 2015, having graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours), as well as multiple awards.
He regularly attends courses to keep abreast of the latest developments in dentistry and is a member of the ADA (Australian Dental Association) and Peninsula Study Group.
His previous experience includes teaching dental students at the University of Melbourne and working in rural Victoria. Dr Cheung enjoys all aspects of modern dentistry, including treating nervous patients. When not at work, he plays tennis and is quite the maestro on the piano.

Dr Anna Huang

Dentist

Dr Huang has a Bachelor of Dentistry, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Pain Control and Conscious Sedation) and a Bachelor of Arts. She graduated from Queen’s University in Canada in 2002 and from the University of Sydney in 2009.
Dr Huang joined our practice in 2017. She enjoys getting to know her patients well before starting dental treatment. Experienced with many different kinds of patients, Dr Huang treats people of all ages and especially enjoys treating young children and those who are medically compromised. She is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), Australian Society of Dental Anesthesiology (ASDA) and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Orofacial Pain (ANZAOP).

Dr Lauren Houston

Dentist

Dr Houston holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University, Canada.  Dr Houston completed her dental degree from Melbourne university in 2017, and joined our clinic shortly after.   Her special interests include treating children and preventive and minimal intervention dentistry.
She is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Vic Branch of the Australian Dental Association.
When not at work, Dr Houston enjoys dancing, travelling and exploring art galleries.

Alison Lewis

Dental Therapist

Alison holds a Diploma of Applied Science (Dental Therapy) graduating in 1987. A member of the ADOHTA, she has worked in paediatric practice and orthodontic practice.  Alison has been with Mornington Peninsula Dental Clinic since 2009.Outside of dentistry, Alison enjoys callisthenics.

Sarah Atkins

Dental Hygienist

Sarah qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2015 over in South Australia. Prior to training as a dental Hygienist, Sarah worked for 15 years as a dental assistant in practices in Melbourne and South Australia. Sarah joined our clinic in 2017 and has quickly established herself and our hygiene department with her excellent work and beautiful manner.  When not at work, Sarah loves to spend her time travelling and taking photographs.

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