Dr Ravin Patel

BDS (2011), Grad Diploma Dental Implantology (2018)
Principle Dentist and Owner

Dr Ravin Patel graduated with Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2011. Dr Patel has done extensive clinical training in Digital Smile Design, Wisdom Teeth Surgery, all aspects of General and Paediatric Dentistry. In 2018, Dr Patel went to Prestigious James Cook University, Cairns QLD and did Graduate Diploma in Dental Implants.

He has worked more than 9 years in both public and private sector including but not limited to Aboriginal Medical Services Grafton NSW, Coffs Harbour Base Hospital, Corporate clinics like HCF Bondi Junction, Consultant at private practices in Schofields and Minchinbury. Dr Patel enjoy doing dental implants, wisdom teeth surgeries and cosmetic smile makeovers.

Ravin fell in love with Southerland since the day he visited the shire. He became the owner of this well-established Dental Surgery and looking forward to meet and greet local people!

During his free time, Ravin enjoys outdoor activities like bike riding, bush walking, swimming, and playing cricket.

Dr Poonam Patel
BDS (2011)

Dr Poonam cleared Bachelor of Dental Surgery and graduated in 2011 from INDIA. After moving to Australia, she cleared Australian Dental Council Examinations and started working as a General Dentist. She is very gentle and compassionate dentist, committed to provide utmost care to the patients.

She is caring, and her friendly nature has built trusting relationships with her patients.
An experienced general dentist who has passion for building beautiful smiles her patients love.

Dr Poonam enjoys attending dental continuing education workshops to stay up to date with what’s latest in the world of dentistry. She loves working as a team with her husband Dr Patel to make patients feel the most important person on the dental chair and provides best possible care.

Apart from dentistry she likes cooking, reading novels, travelling and star gazing.

Dr Jasminka Rujnic
BDS (2004)

Graduated from the prestigious University of Adelaide with a BDS in Dentistry in 2004.

Following graduation, Jasminka practiced for 10 years in a number of practices as an assistant dentist mainly in the Sutherland Shire as well as the St George and Penrith regions.

Jasminka is a long-standing member of the ADA who regularly attends professional development courses.

She is a general dentist with a special interest in cosmetic dentistry (including bleaching and veneers), restorative dentistry (including implants, crowns, and bridges), endodontics and children’s dentistry as well as provides dentures/splints and mouthguards.

Jasminka is a busy mum of two primary aged boys who attend a local school.
Her interests include soccer, fitness and generally anything outdoors as well as good food, wine, and music.

Dr Fiona Rana
BDS (2009)

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 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.

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