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The Dubbo Smile Design

At Dubbo Smile Design, we pride ourselves on comprehensive examination, thorough treatment planning, patient comfort, and satisfaction. Since we moved to our new premises in 2014, we have enjoyed significant patient support. We understand that dental visits can be stressful at times, therefore we strive to make each patient’s appointment as comfortable as possible. We continuously educate our dentists and staff in order to bring the latest techniques and materials to our practice. We only use state of the art equipment to provide the best service to our patients in Dubbo and the surrounding area.

Our team of experts

Dr Jiayi (Wendy) Ku

(Dentist)

Dr. Wendy earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Sydney with a prior working experience as a Registered Nurse in Melbourne. She takes pride in providing the highest level of dental care while ensuring a comfortable and pleasant experience. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with particular interests in preventative, restorative, root canals, and oral surgery to help her patients optimize their oral health and achieve a beautiful smile.

Wendy believes in a lifelong learning approach by taking advanced courses to continuously refine her skills. This ensures every patient she treats receives the latest technology and techniques that are tailored to suit their individual needs.

Outside of Work, Wendy enjoys spending time with family and friends, board games, traveling, and playing with her pug ‘Taro’.

Dr Charles Wong 

(Principal Dentist)

Charles was born in Melbourne and completed primary and secondary schooling in Camberwell. He then went on to complete his Bachelor and Graduate Diploma in Dentistry at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.

Charles enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, and his goal is to make dental care comfortable, gentle, and enjoyable. He has a keen interest in continuing professional education and frequently travels interstate and overseas for the latest courses. His special interest is in root canal treatment, crown and bridge work, and also dental implants.

Outside of work, Charles enjoys dining out with friends, he also follows Manchester United in the English Premier League.

Dr Alvin Kwan

(Dentist)

Dr Alvin Kwan graduated from Griffith University, Qld. After gaining extensive experience in public hospitals in QLD and private practice in rural WA for a few years, he moved to Sydney to serve the community.

Dr Alvin enjoys performing all general procedures, he is also passionate about cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, complex reconstruction, and oral surgery. To provide the best possible treatments to his patients with high quality and long-term prognosis, Dr Alvin has never stopped updating his knowledge and skills for the latest advances in techniques, technologies, and materials.

Dr Alvin has earned fellowships in the California Implant Institute and the International Congress of Oral Implantologist. He is a qualified Invisalign provider. He is completing his Master Degree of Science in Aesthetic Dentistry from the prestigious university King’s College London (ranked no 1 in the 2020 QS World University in Dentistry) and he is also continually pursuing excellence in dental implant surgery through Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry course at the University of Sydney.

Listening to and addressing your concerns is what Dr Alvin is here for. He believes in providing gentle care is the best way to look after his patients and help them with their anxieties. Patients describe him as caring and humorous. A dental visit should not be stressful.

Originally from Hong Kong, Dr Alvin is multilingual, fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. He lived and studied in 3 different countries around the globe. This has given him unique experiences and exposed him to different cultures around the world.

Dr Alvin was interviewed by SBS Cantonese and shared his dentist’s journey.

Dr Edward Jo

(Dentist)

Dr Edward Jo qualified in the University of Sydney, where he was awarded the University Prize for best overall performance in periodontics. In a distinguished career, he has served as a dental surgeon in Newcastle, Narrabri, Sydney CBD and Singapore.

He is steadfastly committed to professional development and works hard to always be on the cutting edge of dentistry. His patients are always assured of being given the latest range of treatment options with supporting information. Then he will recommend exactly what he would do for himself or his own family to his patients as sincerity and honesty comes before all else.

Dr. Jo is talented and has over ten years’ experience in all aspects of family dentistry. He has a particular interest and extensive training in:

  • Dental implant
  • surgery
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Smile makeovers
  • Clear aligners (orthodontics).

Calm and easy to talk to with the ability to make any patients feel at ease, Dr. Jo is fully committed to continue to help Smile Design Centre patients with all your dental needs.

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