The friendly dental team at Wingewarra Dental is led by Dr Bruce Gray and working alongside him are Dr Grace Amey, Dr Rory Greer, Dr Danish Hassan, Dr Melissa Lin and Prashiela Shandil. The dentists are supported by great dental assistants Mel, Hannah, Khiaecia, Bethany, Ash, Bianca and Lucy.
Our staff are more than happy to answer any of your questions over the phone but a consultation at the surgery is always better. You can contact us or make an appointment by phoning 6884 9555.
Dr Bruce Gray has been keeping Dubbo smiling for over 30 years. Having completing his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Sydney in 1975, Dr Gray then moved to Dubbo to work in Church Street before relocating to 91 Wingewarra St Dental Surgery with Dr Anthony De Meyrick. Dr Gray has now been practising out of Wingewarra Dental Surgery for 18 years. Dr Gray is an active member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), having also served on the on the Council for 16 years, and as President in 1988.
Dr Bruce Gray has completed many post-graduate courses in Continuing Education in Dentistry, Graduate Diploma of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)-2003, he has participated in courses on Advanced Techniques in Regeneration of bone and soft tissue grafting. As well as continuously updating his own knowledge of dentistry, Dr Gray has lectured dental and medical student in general and paediatric dentistry, and oral implants, and also serves as a mentor for new graduates undertaking their Oral Implant Diploma. Dr Gray acts as a consulting dentist with his colleges here at Wingewarra Dental. Dr Gray is willing to go above and beyond for his patients to ensure that they receive the best quality care at Wingewarra Dental.
Dr Gray is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, and is Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Dr Gray is an active member of the community having been on multiple committees and boards over the years. Dr Gray has a wide range of interest including golf, travel, cars, art, theatre, he is also an avid skier so there is never a shortage of things to talk to him about and he is always up for a good laugh.
Dr Grace Amey grew up in Dubbo before moving to Orange to study Dentistry at Charles Sturt University. After completing her degree in 2015, she has returned to her home-town to practice dentistry and help keep the people of Dubbo smiling!
Grace is passionate about oral health promotion and knows that a big part of dentistry is educating people on good oral hygiene and how important oral health is to general health and wellbeing. She prides herself on making her patients feel comfortable when treating them to make for an enjoyable experience at the dentist, as well as providing high quality care to those in pain or discomfort.
Grace is interested in all aspects of general dentistry and is constantly looking to improve her knowledge and skill with continued education. In her spare time, Grace enjoys water skiing at Burrendong Dam and participating in Park Run on the weekends, as well as trying out new recipes in the kitchen.
Grace is mature, empathetic and values exceptional patient care as being the upmost important aspect of dental practice. As a graduating dentist she hopes to be able to do her part to ensure that a high standard of healthcare is brought to regional areas of central NSW.
Dr Rory Greer was born and raised in Dubbo before completing a Bachelor of Dental Science at Charles Sturt University Orange. He has been involved with Wingewarra Dental for many years, having completed work experience with Dr Gray whilst still at school.
While experienced in all aspects of dentistry, Rory enjoys prosthodontics, restorative and surgical procedures, and is currently studying a graduate diploma in implant dentistry at the University of Sydney.
Rory is methodical in his approach to dental care and understands that patients value honesty when discussing and selecting treatment. He believes that every appointment to the dentist should be positive and endeavours to make each visit as comfortable as possible. Rory places particular importance on ensuring young and elderly people feel welcome at the practice.
In his spare time, Rory enjoys travel, cooking and an occasional round of golf. Rory is eager to server the Dubbo community for many years to come.
Dr. Danish Hassan enjoys enhancing everyone's smile with natural and aesthetic sense through his skillful and gentle hands. Danish earned his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with distinctions from one of the old and renowned dental institute of South Asia - de'Montmorency College of Dentistry. Danish with more than six years of experience, completed his training with American Style of Dentistry which paved ways for him to practice Dentistry in Australia.
Danish has practiced in both public and private sectors and has also volunteered in free dental camps to serve the poor and the needy folks. His strengths are high quality care with a gentle, conservative approach to all his patients. Danish spends his time at each appointment to understand the needs and expectations of his patients and is passionate about the patient education and ensures that his patients understand exactly what is happening while they are in the dental chair.
Danish offers services across all areas of general dentistry and is dedicated to providing care to patients of all age groups and ability levels. He looks forward to continuing his professional development through further training and continuous education so he can offer treatments that are cutting edge and evidence based. Outside of dentistry, he loves to travel , doing photography of new places and nature.
With his love for sports, you will find him enjoying cricket, lawn tennis and table tennis.
Dr Melissa Lin completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at Charles Sturt University in Orange. Having loved the Central West, she has returned to commence practice at Wingewarra Dental.
Melissa loves treating members of the whole family. Her priority is to ensure that her patients feel heard and understood. As such, she hopes to find treatment solutions that suit each individual person.
Melissa is a kind and gentle clinician who is attentive to the comfort of her patients. She has a particular interest in treating children and patients with dental anxiety.
In her spare time, she loves to play piano, bake and travel. She treasures the time she spent volunteering in Cambodia, and hopes to return to South East Asia to undertake similar projects.
Melissa is an enthusiastic and proud member of the team and is looking forward to assisting you with your dental needs.
Prashiela is dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist (Oral Health Therapist). She was born and raised in New Zealand and graduated from The University of Otago in 2014 with a Bachelor of Oral Health.
Since graduating, Prashiela has lived and worked in Dubbo, originally relocating for a role with The Royal Flying Doctor Service. After her time with the RFDS, she has worked in both private and corporate practices. She has been working with Dr Dineen and Dr Antoniou for the past 3 years and joined the Wingewarra Dental team almost 6 months ago.
Prashiela is passionate about engaging peoples interest in oral health and ensuring they understand the connection between oral health and the rest of the body. This keen interest in oral health education has seen her create an oral health promotion program which continues to run 5 years on.
In her free time, you’ll find Prashiela with her head in a book, at the gym or planning her next overseas adventure.
Prashiela is looking forward to working alongside Dr Gray, Dr Amey, Dr Greer and Dr Hassan as Wingewarra Dental’s Hygienist.
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