Our Staff

Meet the dedicated staff that bring you Perfect Teeth…

Our compassionate, friendly and dedicated staff are committed to maintaining the health and beauty of your mouth while ensuring your visit to us is as easy and comfortable as possible.

Dr Neale Chiu Chong – Dentist

dr neale chiu chong 1 Our StaffNeale graduated from the University of Queensland in 1987 and has since run a successful Dental Surgery. Neale is a local and highly reputable dentist who is known to be family orientated professionally and personally. Neale has a passion for Orthodontics, General and Cosmetic Dentistry. Although Neale is not an Orthodontist, he is a General Dentist practising Orthodontics and undertakes numerous professional developments to keep abreast of the latest techniques. Neale’s enthusiasm, skill and energetic character make him a favourite amongst his patients and a valued and respected member of our team.

Dr Christine Zammit – Dentist

christine staff Our StaffChristine graduated from the University of Queensland in 1999 and has been working with Dr Neale Chiu Chong since. Christine is a compassionate Dentist who is trusted and recommended by our patients. Christine is family orientated dentist and has experience in both General and Cosmetic Dentistry. Christine is a valued member of our team and her gentle manner, skill and charisma are ideal for putting nervous patients at ease.

Dr Gillian Edwards – Dentist

Gillian16 Our StaffDr Gillian Edwards has a strong passion for helping patients improve their appearance and consequently their self- confidence.  Gillian is intent on staying up to date with the most recent advances in dentistry and continues to pursue professional development in cosmetic dental and facial aesthetics.  Gillian in qualified by the  AADFA (Australian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics) for Cosmetic Injectables.

Dr Karen Pettigrew – Dentist

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Karen graduated from Glasgow University, Scotland in 2006 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Karen then undertook post graduate studies before moving to Cairns in 2008 where she has been caring for patients since.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in treating children (paediatric dentistry).

Karen’s easy going nature, patience and gentle hand provides her patients with an easy, painless and enjoyable dental experience.

Dr Sid Jacob – Dentist

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Sid graduated his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at JCU Cairns in 2015. Since graduating Sid has worked closely with Dr Neale Chiu Chong acquiring his skills in all aspects of general dentistry.

Sid prides himself on treating his patients with a caring and empathetic manner, focusing on educating his patients about their treatment options to ensure his patients receive the best possible treatment.


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An outstanding graduate from University of Adelaide, Kirsty is a qualified Oral Heath Therapist.

Kirsty provides exceedingly thorough and gentle hygiene care for patients of all ages as well as routine dental treatment for children between the ages of 4 – 17 (i.e. fillings and removal of baby teeth).

Kirsty always endeavours to educate her patients on the importance of good oral health. Her cheerful attitude and ability to alleviate patient’s nerves provide a positive experience.


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Perfect Teeth’s valued nurses play a vital role in our team; their cheerful manner is beloved by patients. Our experienced dental assistants are proficient at answering any questions or treatment related issues.


Our receptionists are all experienced and vital members of our team. They are responsible for appointment scheduling, accounts and all general administration. Our receptionists all began their careers as dental assistants giving them the knowledge and experience necessary to provide helpful and efficient service to our valued patients. They are kind and caring and are always willing to assist with any questions you may have.

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