Modern Dentistry, Traditional Care

Brisbane Dental Studio - Support Team

Clinical Coordinators Bec, Jess, Naomi, Selena and Carmen

Our clinical team are all highly trained, certified dental assistants with excellent skills in all facets of patient care and clinical techniques. These areas include patient care, assisting dentists, sterilization, infection control, dental procedures, radiation exposure, laboratory duties, dental photography, equipment maintenance and stock control. Our large clinical team members, Shelley, Bec, Shae, Linda, Shauni and Hygienists/Oral Health Therapists Lizzy S, Marissa, Lizzy H and Jill are committed to patient education and continuing education programmes in order to keep up to date with techniques and materials to provide our patients with the treatment, services and care that are needed to maintain a fresh healthy beautiful smile.

About Our Dental Hygienists & Therapists Lizzy S, Marissa & Lizzy H

Our Dental Hygienists & Oral Health Therapists, Lizzy S, Lizzy H, Marissa, Tiffany and Theresa are especially trained in the prevention of dental diseases such as tooth decay, tooth wear and in the treatment of gum disease. They confer closely with our dentists to educate you about your particular oral health prognosis and personal concerns.

Our dentists and dental hygienists will design a personalised preventive care program tailored to suit your individual needs. Through specific oral health education, instruction, advice, product and treatment our dental hygienists assist patients in achieving and maintaining optimal oral and general health.


Treatment & Finance Coordinators Jenny and Jenna

Janelle Watene has been employed by Dr Close for over 20 years. It is obvious that Janelle loves her role and the team at Brisbane Dental studio. She is very well known and loved by our team and patients.

Janelle & Jenny Cameron our both experienced Treatment & Finance Coordinators are here to assist our patients to communicate and better understand the clinical recommendations as assessed by the dentist. The dentist will convey these findings to the Treatment Coordinator who is then able to spend time with you, answering any of your queries or concerns. From the clinical information gathered, Janelle or Jenny will liaison with you, your dental treatment and appointments as per your time schedule and as your budget allows.

Our Treatment Coordinators will also endeavour to contact you periodically to see if they can assist you any further or answer any of your unanticipated questions. Janelle and Jenny's dental knowledge and commitment to Brisbane dental studio will ensure each visit to our practice is informative and exciting. By working together, as a team, you can achieve and maintain the results you desire.

Janelle is a mad sports enthusiast and loves trivia. When she is not living and breathing dentistry Janelle enjoys travel, swimming and spending time with her beloved cat "Shauni".

Jenny enjoys cooking, renovating and spending time with her partner and daughters.


Patient Coordinators Elisa, Vanessa & Dianne

Our enthusiastic, compassionate Patient Coordinators, Dianne, Vanessa and Elisa are well known at the Brisbane dental studio practice for providing exceptional service and patient care.

Dianne has been employed by Dr Close for over ten years. Dianne is South African and became an Australian citizen some years ago. Dianne enjoys spending her days off caring for her grandchildren.

The front office team has extensive dental knowledge and are keen to act as a liaison between your Dentist, Hygienist and Treatment Coordinator should you have any questions or concerns.

These very important women are available to assist you in scheduling your appointments and making each visit a memorable one. The front office team looks forward to welcoming you with their beautiful smiles.

Vanessa enjoys camping, music festivals, cooking and going to the gym.


Business Manager Donna Martin

Donna's primary role at Brisbane dental studio is to enhance the Employer-Employee-Patient relationships through assisting individuals and further developing the team. A role she thoroughly enjoys and thrives on.

Management is dedicated to providing professional training for all the team. Donna is sure our patients would agree, this shows!

When Donna is not living and breathing dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband Dr Paul Close and her three sons Bob, Ben and Jack as well as our large extended families.

Donna enjoys attending regularly yoga and pilates classes, travel and walking her gorgeous cavoodle "Spencer".


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