Meet The Team 2017-08-01T05:57:21+00:00

Meet The Team

Our highly skilled team of dentists, hygienists and support staff provide the highest quality of dental care to thousands of people across the Northern Beaches and beyond. We have built a reputation as a centre of excellence, but more importantly a place where our patients feel welcome, comfortable and supported.

All of our team complete regular further education and training, meaning our patient care is modern and in line with best practices.

All our dentists are members of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and our hygienists are members of the Dental Hygienists’ Association of Australia (DHAA).

Dr Alistair Graham

Dental Surgeon

Alistair qualified as a Dentist at Bristol University, England, and has done further postgraduate study at Sydney University, completing the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants). After spending 7 years working in private practice in London he moved to Australia in 2004 and made the Northern Beaches home, starting Mona Vale Dental in early 2009.

Alistair is experienced in all areas of General Dentistry and is committed to ensuring that all patients get the highest possible care, individually tailored to your needs.  Whether this means regular Active Maintenance or complex Restorative and Cosmetic work, Alistair’s attention to detail and gentle manner will mean that your visit will be a positive one.

Alistair is highly qualified and experienced in the field of implant dentistry, and is one a few dentists qualified to be able to provide patients with both the surgical and restoring phases of the treatment. This means that patients do not need to be referred to another Specialist dentist for part of their treatment.He lectures in implant dentistry, and also children’s dentistry. He is a mentor to a number of colleagues.

Memberships include
•    International Team for Implantology
•    Osteology Foundation
•    Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation
•    Australiasian Osseointegration Society
•    Australian Dental Association
•    Manly Warringah Dental Study Group
•    Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons

Outside of the Dental Surgery, Alistair spends his time competing in triathlons and is a member of Warringah Triathlon Club.

Dr Tiffany Kenton

Dental Surgeon

Dr Tiffany Kenton grew up in Sydney and graduated from the University of Sydney with honours. She received the Haddon Kemp medal for oral surgery and since then Dr Kenton has been practising in Sydney. Dr Kenton enjoys all aspects of dentistry including children’s dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign and Botox for bruxism. She believes that continuing education is vital to ensuring her patients receive the most contemporary and optimal dental care.

​Dr Kenton resides on the northern beaches and has two sons. She relates well with children, and nervous or dentally phobic patients.

​Outside of dentistry Dr Kenton enjoys camping, cooking and jogging.

Dr John Wong

Oral Surgeon Specialist

Dr John Wong graduated from the University of Sydney in 1979. He attained a Masters of Dental Surgery from University of Sydney in 1990. John is one the leading Oral Surgeon Specialists in Australia with many years of experience.

He is a highly experienced Oral Surgeon in the field of wisdom teeth removal. Oral pathology, tissue biopsy, placement of dental implants and surgical management of cystic lesions are some of his professional interests.

Treatments can be carried out at the practice under local anaesthesia, or a general anaesthetic can be arranged at a local day stay hospital.

Kristin Barry

Dental Hygienist and Therapist

Kristin graduated from Sydney University with Bachelor of Oral Health degree and works as a Hygienist and Therapist at Mona Vale Dental. Her dual qualifications enable her to treat all aspects of children’s dentistry as well as her role as a Hygienist for adult patients.

The role of the Hygienist to is run the Prevention and Maintenance side of the Practice, and Kristin does this with great care, attention to detail and the highest quality of clinical care.

Kristin has worked at Mona Vale since 2010 and has become a vital member of the team. Previous to becoming a Hygienist, Kristin was a fully qualified Dental Technician.

Lisa

Dental Practice Manager

Lisa came to Mona Vale Dental after a career in the Travel Industry and quickly established herself as a vital member of the team. She is always available to help with any questions, and her kind, organised personality will mean that you feel happy and welcome at the Practice. Lisa has completed Certificate III in Dental Assisting.

Hayley

Senior Dental Assistant

A highly skilled Dental Assistant, Hayley understands how to make you comfortable during your visit. Her caring, confident and empathetic nature endears her to our regulars.  A talented artist, Hayley’s eye for colour, form and detail is invaluable in helping achieve the best results with cosmetic dentistry.

Cathy

Treatment Co-Ordinator

Cathy oversees the co-ordination between treatments and front office to ensure that your treatment plan is as seamless as possible. Having worked previously as a registered nurse and clinic co-ordinator for a large health fund practice, Cathy has the experience and expertise to look after our patients with the highest level of care.

Jenna

Dental Assistant

With a warm and engaging personality, attention to detail and professionalism, Jenna assists our patients in the treatment rooms. As a mum of 3 young children, she understands how best to help children (and their parents!) enjoy the experience of coming to Mona Vale Dental.