Meet the Sutherland Shire dentists committed to creating happy, healthy smiles for life:
Dr Peter Bouboulos BDS (Syd Uni)
Dr Peter Bouboulos graduated from Sydney University in 1995, having received many academic awards throughout his undergraduate degree showing proficiency in clinical dentistry.
A firm believer in continuing education, Peter undertakes many courses every year, here and abroad. This continuous education allows Peter to offer patients the latest advances in dentistry and provide the best care.
Peter takes pride in offering gentle ‘painless’ treatment and is often mentioned on radio by one of Sydney’s leading talk-back hosts who has coined the phrase ‘Painless Pete’, reflecting on his treatment.
Peter’s dental interests are in the fields of implantology and cosmetic dentistry, with a special interest in dentofacial orthopaedics in pre-adolescent children. He is a member of numerous bodies in the fields of implant dentistry, orthodontics and advanced restorative dentistry.
Dr Tanya Dalati, BMedSci (Hons), BDent (Hons) Syd Uni
Dr Tanya Dalati graduated from Sydney University with honours in 2007 and is accredited by the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry for implant placement.
Tanya believes strongly in continuing education and attends numerous courses each year, enabling her to stay up-to-date with current technology so as to ensure her patients benefit from the latest developments in the industry.
Tanya has been lucky enough to have the opportunity to work closely with the head of Paediatric Dentistry at King’s College in London, Professor Graham Roberts. This enabled her to complete a Dental Age Assessment between UK and Australian populations; the results of which were so significant that they were published in the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.
Dr Eleni Nanitsos, BDent Bsc (Hons)
Dr Eleni Nanitsos graduated from Sydney University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science, with Honours in Biochemistry, and in 2007 with a Bachelor of Dentistry.
Believing strongly in continuing education, Eleni participates regularly in a range of courses to ensure exposure to the latest dental technology and skills, so as to offer high quality patient care.
Eleni has a special interest in endodontics and restorative and implant dentistry. Passionate about preventative and minimal intervention dentistry, Eleni shows strong commitment to patient education and personalised treatment plans to ensure the best outcomes for her patients.
Dr Blanche Tsetong, BDS (Syd Uni)
Dr Blanche Tsetong graduated with honours from Sydney University in 1996. She has significant public health experience, with 15 years collectively within the Darling Downs and Sunshine Coast Health Services, the QLD School Dental Service, and NSW Justice Health. Blanche also worked in the private and NHS dental clinics in Britain for 5 years and has worked at Shire Dental since 2006.
Blanche is a firm believer in patient participation in their own healthcare. A general dental surgeon, Blanche is particularly interested in oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry and is one of the few privileged Australian dentists to be taught by Dr Newton Fahl, from the Fahl Art & Science in Aesthetic Dentistry Institute, Brazil.
Blanche is passionate about the environment, community service and social justice. She has a Masters of Peace and Conflict Studies, and has been a member of the State Emergency Service for 10 years. She is a volunteer dentist in East Timor for Rotary International’s Timor Leste Dental Program, making nine trips to Timor since 2007, and has coordinated the program since 2012 (www.timordentalprogram.org).
Dr Michelle Lim, DDS (Uni. Melb) BMedSc (Uni Syd)
Dr Michelle Lim graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Medical Science and completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Melbourne.
A strong believer of a holistic approach to dentistry, Michelle aims to not just treat disease but to prevent future occurrence. With particular interests in paediatric dentistry, restorative and aesthetic dentistry, Michelle regularly attends courses to ensure to keep up to date with the latest dental technology, procedures and materials.
Dental fear and anxiety is something that Michelle is passionate to extinguish, with her gentle and caring nature. Outside of dentistry Michelle enjoys gym training, travelling and running.