Woonona Dentists in NSW- 2517– About Us
At Woonona Dentists our mission is to provide quality dental treatments for all the family at affordable Fees, in an environment that feels welcoming and caring. As a family owned and orientated practice, we believe in treating all our patients as if they belong to our family – with kindness and compassion. Our friendly and gentle dentists love working with children and also have a track record of making even the most nervous of patients feel more at ease. If you’re looking for professional and reliable dentists in Woonona for your optimal oral health and smile, now and in the future, you’ve come to the right place.
We’ve been serving the people living in the Illawarra area for more than 40 years, and have earned a reputation for being reliable and trustworthy. Your oral health is important to us which is why our dentists in Woonona take the time to get to know you and listen to your dental concerns. By being better informed, you can choose the treatment options which are best suited to your dental needs and budget.
We speak your language
In order to make you feel more at home and to understand what’s involved in your planned treatment, our Woonona dentists speak 5 languages – English, Malayalam, Hindi, Gujarati and Kannada, so you can speak to us in your native tongue if you prefer. We also have dental assistants who speak macedonian.
As well as welcoming residents living in Woonona, we provide dental care for many other surrounding suburbs, including Wollongong, Corrimal, Thirroul, Fairy Meadow and Fernhill.
Experienced Woonona dentists
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Affordable fees and promotions
We believe good dentistry should be available to everyone which is why we, at Woonona Dentists, accept a variety of payments methods, including claims processing for all health insurance providers and Oral health Vouchers. We also offer payment plans such as Supercare and ZipPay to help spread the cost of your dental treatment in an interest free way, and run a variety of special offers and discounts to make your treatments even more affordable.
So, if you’re looking for a quality dentist in Woonona or Wollongong, give Woonona Dentists a call and put us to the test.
The Woonona Dental team are here to make sure that you receive high-quality dental services to optimise your oral health. We are committed to provide exceptional dental care to people of all ages in Woonona, Corrimal and Thirroul suburbs in particular and extents our services to whole of the Illawarra region. All our dentists are ADA members and committed to enhance their knowledge and skills by attending regular continuing professional development programs and learning from evidence based practices in dentistry. We look forward to seeing you and your family at Woonona Dentists!
DR. BEENA KURIAN BDS
Dr Beena Kurian has been practicing all aspects of general dentistry for many years and has taken over the management and ownership of the long established dental practice from Dr. Ivan Young in November 2014. She graduated in Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Oxford Dental College, Bangalore in 2007 and successfully completed her Australian Dental Council Examinations after relocating to Wollongong in 2010.
Beena is a confident and caring professional, who takes time to listen to her patient’s concerns and provides treatments according to their needs and budget. She has a track record of providing a whole range of dental treatments to patients of all ages in maintaining their optimal oral health. She believes in the importance of keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in dentistry and has attended numerous hands-on courses on different branches of dentistry such as Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Periodontics, and Oral surgery. She is interested in all aspects of dentistry but has a special love for Dental Implants, Wisdom tooth removal, Paediatric and cosmetic Dentistry. Being a kind and approachable person, she makes everyone at ease and comfortable.
Beena lives with her husband and daughter in Illawarra region and looking forward to continue the long tradition of quality dentistry along with the team of dedicated associate dentists and the staff at Woonona Dentists.
DR. FIONA RANA BDS
Fiona has been working as a passionate and committed dentist since her Bachelor of Dentistry degree in 2009. She had the opportunity to work both in private and public sector with a wide range of patients which has enhanced her skills in clinical dentistry. She is equipped with the knowledge and skills of practicing quality dentistry with the use of latest
technology, instruments and advancements.
Fiona is a great believer in creating a long term therapeutic relationship with her patients which will last a lifetime. She is a gentle, caring and compassionate person and her patients are appreciative of her efforts to alleviate ‘fear of dentist’ in them. Fiona looks for opportunities to update her knowledge and skills by attending continued professional development programs. She is also a trained dentist in invisalign treatment. She is proficient in all aspects of general dentistry and has special interest in RCT and Cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Rana is keen on promoting oral health and has been part of several community outreach programs and oral promotion efforts throughout her dental career. When not working, Fiona enjoys traveling to different parts of the world and experiencing various cultural diversities.
Dr. Ara Thavavaran BDS
Ara is an experienced clinician who is well versed in all facets of dentistry. Ara has further undertaken post-graduate training in Endodontics (root canal therapy), Prosthodontics (crown, bridge, veneers and smile makeovers), Dental Implants and treatment of sleep apnoea with oral appliances within Australia and around the world. Ara’s calm and compassionate chairside manner makes his patients visit to Woonona Dentists a pleasant one.
Away from dentistry, he loves travelling, mountain biking and golf.
DR. MARC IBRAHIM BDS
Throughout the course of his dental career, Dr Ibrahim has gained valuable experience working in rural and regional parts of Australia, including Cairns, Charters Towers, Townsville, Hobart and Sydney. During this time, he developed a keen interest and extensive knowledge in the areas of preventative care, cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy, dental implants, restorative dentistry, crown and bridge work and paediatric dentistry.
In the practice, Dr Ibrahim is passionate about working alongside his patients and assisting them in the improvement of their dental health. His greatest joy within his role comes from making a positive impact on people’s health and being able to work with like-minded professionals.
Dr Ibrahim regularly attends continued professional development courses to stay up to date with the latest dental innovations and technology, ensuring he provides each and every patient with the highest level of care and treatment. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association and The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr Mark has completed further studies in orthodontics including Invisalign and has completed courses in the dental management of sleep apnoea and snoring. Dr Mark is also a member of the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics and Training (AADFA) for the use of Botox and Fillers.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Ibrahim is often found enjoying water sports, fishing, soccer, cooking and catching up with friends and family.
Dr. Ivan Young joined Dr. Paul Blatch and his associates in 1975 in a Wollongong practice founded by Dr. McGovern. As a practice they offered quality dental services to families of many generations in Illawarra region, mainly at the Kembla Street, Wollongong surgery and later established their Woonona branch in the early 1980s.
Dr. Beena Kurian and Mr. Shinu Joseph took over the ownership and management of Dr. Ivan Young’s share in these practices and formed Woonona Dentists in November 2014.
Dr. Amit Chakravarti, and Dr. Fiona Rana joined the practice to continue the tradition of high quality dental care when Dr. Ivan Young retired in 2016.
In July 2017, we opened the doors of our branch practice in Dapto, called Dapto Dentists to better cater to the dental needs of families who live in the southern Illawarra region.
We strive to continue the tradition of caring for the dental health of several generations of patients over the 40 years of its existence.
At Woonona Dentists, we treat you like we do our friends and family, with respect, care, honest advice and premium quality dental services at very affordable fees.
We focus on patient education and prevention. We have a strong belief that prevention is better than the cure – this is the reason that we made Check-up & Clean Gap Free or capped at $150
We have a mission to make quality dental care accessible and affordable to people of Illawarra. We believe that good oral health is vital for a healthy and happy life. We are aware that the poor oral health can lead to major health problems, so we are making cost of visiting a dentist affordable so that everyone can visit a dentist regularly.
Safety: We have a modern & hygienic practice, use state of the art equipment which is technologically advanced, and track the sterilised instruments.
Quality: You can be assured that the dentist who provides you the treatment is well informed and up to date with continued professional development. We use Premium Dental Materials sourced mainly from Henry Schein Halas and Dentsply Sirona , use only 100% Australian owned laboratory for veneers, crown & bridge (Provide up to 15 years warranty) and dentures.
Payment Plan: We offers simple, direct debit payment plans for dental treatments through Zipmoney . This means you can receive the treatment you need now, without having to worry about upfront lump sum payments. The plans can be customised to suit your individual needs.
SuperCare: Nobody should have to endure poor dental health because of concerns about capacity to pay. We are the first Illawarra dentist to work with SuperCare to Early Release of your Superannuation to pay for your own or a family member’s Dental treatment.