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Our Team

Our entire team at Woden Dental Centre are extremely friendly, caring and welcoming, so you can always expect a warm welcome when you visit our practice.

When you arrive at our clinic, Lakyn is the first person you will meet, and she is responsible for scheduling & co-ordination, billing and communication.

We’re also fortunate to have Jane, Swati, Natasha and Shristi who provides direct patient care at the dental chair side.

Dr Dheva Sundar

BDS, ADC Cert (Sydney)

dhevaSince graduating in 2004, Dr Sundar has spent the last 10 years practising as a dentist in Canberra. She has completed extensive post-graduate training at La Trobe University, Royal dental hospital of Melbourne and Fellowship in Implant Dentistry, University of Miami, USA. Currently undergoing a “Master class” program in surgical implant dentistry, University of Melbourne.

Dr Sundar has many years of experience in treating numerous general and more advanced dental issues. She loves seeing people of all ages, from children to great grandparents at our family-oriented dental practice.

Dr Sundar strongly believes that dental wellness is an inseparable part of general wellness and she makes every effort to help you to achieve this. Her vision is to provide caring, comfortable and comprehensive dental care. She is able to offer patients minimally invasive and long lasting dentistry.

Dr Deepti Kaushik

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Deepti has a gentle and caring chair-side manner combined with a relaxed and flexible approach to her work. With over 12 years of experience in this field, she is committed to providing patients with the highest quality of care and preventative treatment whilst offering long-term successful treatment options.

She enjoys all facets of General Dentistry and keeps up to date with current philosophies and technology. She has special interests on Root Canal Therapy, TMJ problems, Crowns, Extractions and equally enjoys treating adults and children.

Outside of work, Deepti is a dedicated family woman, she listens to music in her free time and likes to go on walks to explore and learn from nature.

Dr Thomas Ethell

BDSc (CSU)

Dr.Thomas Ethell DentistOriginally a Canberra boy himself, Thomas was a student at Canberra Grammar School and grew up in Griffith. Since then, he has received his degree in Dentistry from Charles Sturt University where he practised both rurally and in metro areas including Orange, Dubbo, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst and Sydney. Thomas then moved to Taree gaining further experience in all facets of general dentistry. After too many years away, Thomas finally returned home to beautiful Canberra in 2017.

Thomas is a highly skilled and passionate Dentist who strives to provide pain-free treatment for all patients. He strongly believes that providing patients with treatment options and comprehensive treatment planning is the key to long term oral health. Thomas is friendly, easy-going and very caring. Whilst highly competent in all areas of general dentistry, Thomas particularly enjoys straightening teeth with Invisalign treatment, safe and efficient tooth removal and aesthetic restoration of broken and decayed teeth. He keeps up to date with the latest techniques and is a regular attendee of seminars and courses in many areas of Dentistry.

In 2019 alone, Thomas completed the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Primary Examinations, the Orthodontic Long Course Parts 1 and 2 at Sydney University and shorter courses on topics including wisdom tooth removal, all whilst holding a clinical tutoring role at Charles Sturt University in the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences.

Outside of Dentistry, Thomas enjoys reading, photography, most sports and the great outdoors. He is currently undertaking a life long dream and is partway through obtaining his pilot’s license. Until then, his remote control aeroplane will have to do!

Dr Latha Karuppiah

BDS, ADC Cert (Sydney)

Latha KaruppiahLatha has more than five years of experience working as a dentist in Canberra. She is friendly and professional, passionate about providing excellent dental treatment to all her patients to meet their needs and wants. She enjoys welcoming patients of all ages and backgrounds.

She strongly believes in ongoing professional development to ensure that she achieves the best outcome for her patient. She is experienced in various aspects of dentistry. She enjoys the creative side of dentistry with attention to finer details.

Outside dentistry she enjoys gardening, cooking and a good stroll around the lake with friends.

Dr Leeian Ros George

BDS, ADC Cert

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Leeian is committed to providing you and your family with excellent dental health care in a professional and friendly manner. After completing her BDS she worked in various clinics and hospitals before moving to Canberra.

She is passionate in helping patients improve their oral health and achieve a beautiful smile. She continuously attends dental courses and workshops to keep up to date with the latest techniques and advancements to provide her patients with outstanding care.

She enjoys practising all aspects of general dentistry and prides herself in her attention to detail as well as prioritising patients’ comfort and satisfaction in the dental environment. She takes a gentle and conservative approach to put even the most anxious patients at ease. She makes sure to talk patients through each step of a dental procedure, and give them reassurance and words of compassion to encourage comfort and calmness in the dental chair.

In addition to treating adults, she enjoys treating children and young adolescents as she is an advocate for prevention of dental disease as well as promotion of a positive dental experience from an early age.

Apart from Dentistry she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is also member of Y’s club and involved in several community services organised by the club.

Address:
Suite 303, 20 WODEN CENTRE,
Woden, ACT 2606
10 Minutes from Canberra

Phone:
02 6281 4955

Prevention is better than treatment.
Book now for a check-up and cleaning.