If you want an appointment with Beng, you’ll have to be quick, he is
Beng graduated with honours from Melbourne University Dental School and has completed a Graduate Diploma in Dental implants. He has a passion for bringing the science and art of all aspects of general dentistry together.
He treats all his patients like his family and would only provide the type of dental care he deems good enough for his family, trying to make sure all his patients walk out of the practice with a huge smile.
Despite working across a range of demographics across Victoria, he has always maintained Geelong as his home.
Using Geelong as a base, he worked a few years in Colac before settling down in Geelong. Tempted by the excitement of metropolitan Melbourne life, he had a go at working in Melbourne. But the Geelong lifestyle was too good to turn down, so he decided to settle down in Geelong for good and became Principal dentist for this practice.
With all the experience, he has the know-how to produce a personalised treatment for you... from simple dentistry just to function well all the way to flashy Hollywood smile, he's got you covered!
Beng's list of achievements include:
He's probably one of Geelong most complete and holistic dentist to ensure his patients get not just great looking teeth, but also better overall health
A gentle, and exceptionally patient Dentist, Su is excellent with children.
Su graduated from Melbourne University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Dental Science. Prior to that she grew up in Malaysia. Now living locally, Su has joined the team at Family Dental Care where she offers both General Dentistry and Orthodontic treatment. Su is known for her gentle and sweet nature, patients often remark on Su's ability to deliver complex treatment in a calm and methodical manner. Su enjoys having a career that enables her to not only interact with people from all walks of life, but to actively foster a nurturing relationship with her patients, particularly those with dental related anxiety. Excellent with children, and those who feel more at ease in a tranquil, low-key atmosphere, Su is the perfect choice for all your Dental needs.
Outside of the Dental practice, Dr Tay loves attending local events, frequenting farmers markets and travelling around Australia.
Jessica graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2016. Before joining the team at Geelong Family Dental, she had worked in the inner and northern suburbs of Melbourne. Dr. Jess centers her treatment philosophy around prevention and lifelong quality dentistry, with an emphasis on holistic care to help maintain your smile for life.
Dr.Jess understands the anxiety that many people associate with dental care, and ensures a warm and relaxing environment for all her patients. She believes care should be catered to the individual and enjoys working to achieve dental goals,whether they be health related, functional or cosmetic. Dr. Jess provides experience in a comprehensive range of treatments including implants and extractions.
In her spare time Jessica enjoys exploring restaurants and cafes with her husband Dan and taking her young son Hezi on play dates with friends and family. She’s a lifelong Western Bulldogs supporter, a BBQ chef of some repute and would never say no to a nice slice of Brie.
Dr Katie graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Science. Having grown up in Victoria, she has moved back down after her time in Queensland. Katie has experience in community and private dentistry in Queensland and regional Victoria.
Katie takes great care in helping patients understand the different aspects of oral health and is a strong advocate for preventative dentistry. She is committed to providing quality care tailored to her patient's needs and oral health. With a gentle and caring chair-side manner, Katie endeavor to establish a calm and positive experience for those who are anxious. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and is interested in all aspects of General Dentistry.
Outside of dentistry, you will find Katie taking a walk on local beaches. She also likes trying different restaurants or recipes at home.
Born and raised in Singapore, Josiah moved to Adelaide to complete his Bachelor ofDental Surgery at the University of Adelaide. After graduation, he moved to Gippsland, before making the move to Geelong at the start of 2023 in search ofa great lifestyle near the coast.
Josiah prides himself in focusing on the "patient experience",making sure his patient feels cared for and understood in a safe environment. With a keen eye for detail and aesthetics, Josiah has been upscaling himself by enrolling in various training programs to make himself skilled in providing all forms of General Dentistry.
Besides Dentistry, Josiah loves being out and about, exploring Geelong and its surroundings. Josiah is also a big fan of trying new foods, tennis and loves caring for his plant babies.
Patricia graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctor of Dental Medicine. She has worked in Sydney, regional NSWand Melbourne, prior to joining Geelong Family Dental Care team.
Patricia strongly believes in the preventative aspect of dentistry and is passionate about empowering her patients with the knowledge and guidance to look after their oral health as an essential part of their overall health and wellbeing.
Known for her warm and gentle manner,Patricia helps many nervous patients feel at ease during treatment. She enjoys taking the time to get to know you and your dental goals: from as simple as maintaining healthy teeth and gum for life, to transforming your smile through orthodontic treatment and cosmetic dentistry.
Patricia’s interests outside of dentistry include sewing, dancing, and learning new languages.
Krishna graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. She grew up in Auckland, New Zealand where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Science before moving to Melbourne to pursue her dental studies. She has been working in Geelong and the western suburbs of Melbourne since graduation.
Krishna believes in a gentle approach to patient care. She understands the value of educating patients about their oral health, spending time during appointments to explain the various treatment options they have available. She enjoys treating both adults and children in all areas of general dentistry, and aims to provide them with positive dental experiences. She is a keen learner who regularly attends dental conferences and workshops to keep her knowledge and skills up-to-date.
Outside of work, Krishna enjoys trying out new restaurants, grabbing coffees with her friends and spending time playing with her dog Bloo
Jessica has worked in the Dental industry for over 10 years. Qualifying in 2008 as a Dental assistant from RMIT, Melbourne. In recent years Jessica has moved away from nursing and into practice Management/Administration. Attending many courses and training sessions, Jessica is equipped with a wealth of knowledge and experience, and can confidently and accurately assist you with all of your dental enquiries. Many who know Jessica remark on her friendly and personable nature. She will make you feel at ease, from your first phone call to our practice, to your regular exam bookings. When not working at Family Dental Care, Jessica teaches singing, and can often be found on the local stage performing.
David has proved exceedingly popular with our older clientele, they appreciate his wealth of knowledge, avid discussions, and approachable, gentle nature.
Dr. David McCorkell trained at the University of Queensland and after years of owning his own successful practice in Queensland made the move down to Geelong, to be closer to his children, and many grandchildren.
David is a firm believer in adopting a preventative approach to Dentistry, his years of experience and expertise make him an invaluable part of our team here at Family Dental Care. David is a very patient, friendly Dentist who delivers a very tailored and considerate approach to all his clientele. David listens to his patients requests and combines those requests with the very latest techniques available, enabling him to deliver high quality, innovative Dentistry, with a more personal approach. David is constantly refreshing his wealth of knowledge, attending courses, or reading up on the latest Dental techniques. In fact, David can often be seen watching seminars, and case studies between patients; that is, of course, when is not indulging in his other passion, vintage trains and trams.
We are confident you will find David personable, compassionate and capable of taking care of all your Dental needs.