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Meet our friendly team here at Coffs Coast Dental

Dr Juliane Siegel
Dental Surgeon

Dr Juliane Siegel

Juliane qualified in 2003 in Germany and passed the Australian Dental Council examinations in 2009 allowing full recognition in Australia. Before coming to Australia she was practising in Germany, England and Scotland as a general dental practitioner. She worked on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria and Noosaville on the Sunshine Coast before moving to the Coffs Coast in 2011 for the lovely weather and community. Juliane understands how anxious dental appointments can be, and aims to care for her patients in a stress-free environment. While enjoying all aspects of dentistry, Juliane has a keen interest in Facial treatments, Cerec Restorations and aesthetic dentistry and implants. Juliane is particularly passionate about conservative dentistry to restore your smile. She believes in preserving maximal tooth structure to achieve long term solutions rather than short term fixes
Dr Mark Spencer BDS (Hons), FRACDS
Dr Mark Spencer was born in Sydney and attended Marist Brothers Eastwood until his admission to the Faculty of Dentistry in the University of Sydney in 1972. He followed in the footsteps of his father and his father’s father, who were also dental surgeons. During his time at university, he was awarded the title of “Dental Prosector in Anatomy” in 1973. He also had an interest in bio-medical science and spent some time in his holidays assisting in micro-biological research at the Sydney Dental Hospital. Mark graduated Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with second-class Honours in 1977. He graduated with three undergraduate prizes – in Periodontics, in Oral Surgery and in Regional Anaesthetics.
Dr Lin Chai BDSc
Dental Surgeon

Dr Lin Chai BDSc

Dr Lin Chai grew up in Perth and graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2012. Since then she has worked in various public and private dental practices around Australia.
Dr Matthew Baker
Dental Surgeon

Dr Matthew Baker

Matt graduated from the University of Queensland in 2012 and spent the following years working in Toowoomba and Yamba before moving to Coffs Harbour and joining the team in early 2018. Outside of dentistry Matt races Duathlon as a professional, and has represented Australia as an Elite at the World Championships and numerous world cup events.
Dr Nicholas Messenger
Dental Surgeon

Dr Nicholas Messenger

Dr. Nicholas Messenger is a graduate from the University of Sydney, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Since graduating in 1993 Dr Messenger has gained extensive experience in general and cosmetic dentistry. This knowledge and expertise enabled him to establish Randwick Smiles (formerly known as Randwick Dental) in 2007 as a centre of dental excellence. His interests in dentistry include cosmetic and implant dentistry, crown and bridge restorative dentistry and endodontics (root canal therapy).
Tammy Brunet
Hygienist

Tammy Brunet

Tammy has been involved in the dental field for the past 22 years. She began her career as a Dental Assistant, then later followed her passion and returned to school to study Dental Hygiene. She obtained her Dental Hygiene Diploma with academic honors in 1998 from Confederation College, Thunder Bay, Canada, and was the recipient of the Thunder Bay Dental Hygienists’ Society Award.
Karli Grace
Oral Health Therapist

Karli Grace

Karli Grace completed her Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy/Hygiene) at Charles Sturt University, receiving numerous awards including the Executive Deans Award and the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association Award for Outstanding Performance.

Support Staff

Tracey

Tracey

Practice Manager
Tracey started her dental career in 1995 as a trainee dental assistant. That was twenty years ago and she has done everything in between in that time!
Penelope

Penelope

Receptionist
Penelope started her working life training as a Dental Technician and after gaining her qualifications swapped the ‘laboratory’ for ‘front of house’.
Jess

Jess

Receptionist
Jessica has been a dental assistant for over 10 years, she first worked for us in Riding Place before having two beautiful girls.
Ashley Jeffrey

Ashley Jeffrey

Dental Assistant
Ashley started in dentistry as an assistant in 2009. She has gone on to complete her certificate III and IV in Dental Assisting. You will see Ash’s smiling face whenever you come in to see Dr Mark Spencer, they are a great team!
Tia Corbett

Tia Corbett

Dental Assistant
Tia completed her certificate III in December 2014 in record time and is a very valued member of our nursing team.
Tania Reading

Tania Reading

Dental Assistant
Tania has been a Dental Assistant now for 30 years. She hails from Gunnedah originally but has moved to Coffs with her husband for a sea change!
Christina Davidson

Christina Davidson

Nurse
Christina actually started her dental career with our practice at Riding Place and did her trainee ship there 10 years ago before moving all the way up to Cairns.
Julia Brooke

Julia Brooke

Dental Assistant
Julia started with us for work placement for her Certificate III course and we just could not let her go! She will be returning from maternity leave shortly so look out for her friendly face.
Mekenzie Sharp

Mekenzie Sharp

Dental Assistant
Mekenzie joined CCD in February 2018, showing a lot of interest in dental, she is currently studying Certificate III in Dental Assisting.
Ashley Mower

Ashley Mower

Dental Assistant
Ashley joined us in February 2018, is nearly finished her Certificate III in Dental Assisting and is enjoying training with our Specialist Orthodontist as well.
Alysha Haslam

Alysha Haslam

Dental Assistant
Alysha is a very experienced Dental Assistant who has a passion for Dentistry.