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Southside Little Smiles

Meet The Team

The whole family will love our Southside dedicated kids dental clinic!

From the moment you step inside our dental clinic, you'll see that Southside Little Smiles is no ordinary practice. As a dedicated kids dental clinic, our bright and happy team will put a smile on the faces of children of any age! Our Southside clinic offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere for young patients and their parents. The professionalism of our team is matched by a passion for providing the most fun and comfortable dental experience possible. You can read more about our friendly staff on this page. We warmly welcome you to contact us or stop by our dental clinic today!

Rebecca Langtry - Dental Therapist:

Rebecca was born in New Zealand, where she completed her studies at the University of Otago, graduating with a Bachelor of Health Sciences endorsed in Dental Therapy. In New Zealand, Rebecca gained experience in the public sector and provided mentoring to new graduates prior to moving to Melbourne in 2012.In 2014, Rebecca furthered her studies at the University of Melbourne completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Dental Therapy. Rebecca has a large extended family and often heads home to visit her mischievous nieces and nephews to fulfil her ever important aunty duties. With over 8 years experience, Rebecca is very caring and dedicated, and loves to get to know her patients and see their confidence grow with each visit.
Teagan Dunmore

Dr Leanne E Paterson – Dentist:

Leanne grew up close to the city of Edinburgh in Scotland, where she graduated as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, with Honours, from the University of Glasgow.
In 2013, Leanne spent some time with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in New South Wales and travelling Queensland, before returning to the UK to work for the National Health Service. During her time in Australia, Leanne fell in love with the Sunshine Coast region, and is now very proud to call the area home. 
Leanne believes that education is key to a healthy dental life, and greatly enjoys helping patients overcome their dental fears. Leanne is passionate about preventive dentistry, and strives to provide pain-free dental care whilst building trusting relationships with her patients.
Rene Bazin

Dr Rene Bazin – Dentist:

Dr Rene Bazin gained his dental qualifications in the United Kingdom, graduating in 1979. He has extensive experience working in both the UK and Australia with a particular interest in orthodontics and children’s oral health. With over 15 years’ experience in conventional orthodontics, Dr Rene is very keen to offer an alternative. To this end, he specialises in the Myobrace appliance system. This system can often be a very effective alternative for many orthodontic problems. 
Rene Bazin

Elizabeth West – Practice Manager:

Elisabeth was born in country Western Australia where her dental career started in 1985. Over this period Elisabeth has worked in both clinical and administrative position including general practice, oral surgery and orthodontic practices in Perth. Elisabeth thoroughly enjoys working with children and working within a practice who shares passion for providing excellent dental care and education on oral hygiene.

Elisabeth & her partner Mark moved to the hinterland of Sunshine Coast 3 1/2 years ago from Perth & absolutely love the sea change.
They love going camping in their tear drop camper & go out on weekends exploring this beautiful part of Australia.

As an avid foodie, Elisabeth loves nothing more than being in her kitchen cooking and out in her beautiful garden.
As a mum to 2 beautiful girls, Brianna 27 years & Shelby 23 years, who still live in Perth.
Gayle Hocking

Teagan Dunmore – Receptionist/Dental Nurse:

Teagan is the happy bubbly face you will see when you first enter Southside Little Smiles. Born and bred in Gympie, Teagan was previously a hairdresser for 9 years before she decided it was time for a change. Teagan loves being a member of the team and giving helpful advice to kids and parents about early dental health. Teagan also assists our dentist Dr Rene when he visits. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and puppy dogs going to the beach, 4WDing and fishing. 
Teagan Dunmore

Michelle Mills – Dental Nurse:

Michelle is one of our qualified Dental Nurses.. She loves spending her working days meeting so many of Gympie’s “little smiles” and their beautiful families. Michelle and her husband Phil have two young children and of course a fur child too. Michelle and her family love to be outdoors, with the beach being their favourite place of all. 
Michelle Mills

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