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Dr. Gary Taifalos
Principal Dentist/Owner

Dr. Gary Taifalos

Dr. Gary Taifalos is a principal dentist who has strong commitment to patient’s dental health issues on all areas of dental treatment with a focus on endodontic techniques (root canal therapy), crown and bridgework, and implants.
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Dr. Hasi Thambugala
Dr. Hasi Thambugala is a very highly skilled dentist in all aspects of general dentistry, with special interests in cosmetics, dental implant restoration and crown and bridge dentistry. Hasi is also trained in anti-wrinkle facial injectable treatment at the Australasian Academy of Dentofacial Aesthetics.
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Dr. Jovanna Wong
  Dr. Jovanna Wong Hons. B. Sc., B. D. S.  Dr. Jovanna Wong is proficient in all aspects of general dentistry, but has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, paediatric and special-needs dentistry and prosthodontics. Dr. Jovanna endeavours to provide each and every patient with a pain-free dental experience. She prides herself on...
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Dr. Caleb Petre
    Dr Caleb Petre B.D.S is proud to be part of the dental team at Cairns Precision Dental Group. He was born, raised and trained in Cairns. He is passionate about dentistry and has never been content with mediocrity. Nothing makes him happier than doing beautiful work that both he and his patients are...
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Dr. Jason Lun
    Dr Jason Lun B.D.S is a Far North Queensland local, having grown up in Townsville before moving to Cairns to pursue tertiary studies at James Cook University. Jason has a strong passion for working in rural areas, having worked in Cairns, Townsville and Launceston in Tasmania during his formative years at university, so...
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Dr. Kaitlyn Watson
  Dr Kaitlyn Watson B.D.S is a down to earth North Queenslander growing up and completing her dental studies in Cairns. Kaitlyn enjoys all aspects of dentistry but particularly prides herself on patient based preventative care. She also has a keen interest in restorative dentistry to help restore and preserve aesthetics and function. Kaitlyn understands...
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Tienna Smith
Oral Health Therapist

Tienna Smith

  Tienna is from Townsville but completed her Bachelor of Oral Health studies in Rockhampton University before moving Cairns with her family. Tienna is passionate about children’s preventative dentistry as well as providing a fun, painless and enjoyable dental experience for all. Tienna believes education with proper communication is the key to good oral health...
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Connie Lunders
Oral Health Therapist

Connie Lunders

  Connie is the second OHT to join our team alongside Tienna and Aldo who is our Hygienist. Connie is a country girl, she was raised in a remote farming region where dental care was limited and emergency only focused. This developed a desire to study Oral Health, completing her degree at the well-regarded University...
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