Patrick is a natural born carer. He splits his work life between being a full time Paramedic and a part time dental Nurse. This broad set of skills allows him to leverage an extra level of security, hygiene and care while caring for our guests.
Patrick also volunteers his time for an organisation which advocates for refugee health.
Patrick grew up locally and is proud to work for a practice which serves his local community.
Shristina Tamang is an extremely caring nurse who works hard to give every patient the best possible experience.
Having been in the industry since she was a teenager, she understands all aspects of dentistry and ensures all guests are made to feel at home, while serving the utmost care.
The calm and confident demeanour she exudes provides zen for all those that interact with her! She tries to suppress it because it is LOUD, but when Shristina laughs, it can be heard from the Himalayan Mountains..
She ensures all patients feel welcomed and consistently strives for excellence in patient care during dental treatments.
Rita Chen is a dental assistant at Dental Residence with over 10 years dental experience. Currently, Rita is in her final year of oral health therapy bachelor’s degree at the University of Newcastle. Rita is also a dental technician who has gained experience from working at Sydney Dental Hospital.
She also maintains a high standard in infection prevention control at our practice. In addition, Rita aims to focus on increasing oral health awareness in public, such as nursing homes and geriatric facilities.
In her spare time, Rita is a disciplined professional yoga practitioner and a yoga teacher.