Meet The Team

Dr Melanie Cole
BSc (Mon), BDent (Syd)
Dental Surgeon

Dr Melanie Cole’s top priority is to make sure all her patients feel cared for and heard. She has a calm and gentle manner which puts her patients at ease. Dr Cole has over 12 years’ experience working in Sydney in both private practice as well as for the Australian Defence Force and is skilled in all facets of general dentistry. She takes pride in the quality of her clinical work and regularly attends professional development courses to keep up-to-date with the rapidly changing world of modern dentistry.

After graduating with high distinctions from Monash University in Melbourne with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Dr Cole moved to Sydney to complete post-graduate studies in a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney in 2005. Since completing her University studies, Dr Cole has done further professional development courses at the California Implant Institute in the USA, endodontic studies at Kings College in London as well as in Auckland, New Zealand. Coming from a family of medical doctors and surgeons, Dr Cole, felt drawn to the sciences. Also, having an artistic background of painting and drawing throughout high school and into University, Dr Cole, felt dentistry was the perfect career choice to combine her love for creating things with her hands with science. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her husband and family at the local beaches and travelling to new places. She very much looks forward to meeting you and serving your dental needs in any way she can.

Dr John Woo

Dr John Woo
Griffith University, Queensland
Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours 

Dr John Woo completed his Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Queensland. He understands how stressful going to a dental practice can be. He is dedicated to making sure his patients feel at ease when visiting the dentist.

Dr John enjoys all aspects of dentistry and ensures he is up-to-date with the latest technological developments. He is also a member of the Australian Dental Association. In his spare time, John enjoys playing soccer, going on hikes and taking care of his cat.

Dr Bill Zhang

Dr Bill Zhang
Griffith University, Queensland
Dental Surgeon 

Dr Bill Zhang obtained his dental degree from Griffith University in Queesnland. He is passionate about working with patients to help them achieve a confident smile as well as providing a relaxed dental experience.

Bill has worked with many communities in northern NSW such as Armidale, Inverell and Tweed Heads.

Bill takes pride in his quality of work. His passion in dentistry is the restoration of teeth, minor oral surgery and root canal treatments. He loves seeing people smile and regain their self-confidences. Bill keeps his dental knowledge up to date by regularly attending continuing professional development courses.

In his time out of the dental practice, Bill likes to keep being active outdoors with lots of hikes and bush walking.

Amanda McMinn

Amanda has been working in the dental industry for the past 9 years. She is passionate about caring for all patients. Amanda loves meeting and getting to know all the patients. In her spare time Amanda enjoys spending her time with her partner and son or hanging out with friends.

Lauren Yates
Dental Assistant

Lauren joined the practice late 2018 and is currently completing her certificate III in Dental Assisting. She enjoys the contact with patients and being a part of a friendly and helpful team. In addition to dentistry, she also enjoys time with her family and friends and rock climbing.

Renee Florio
Dental Assistant

Renee has worked in the dental industry for the past 9 years as a Dental Assistant and has recently added an administrative role to her skill set. Renee has completed Certificate III in Dental Assisting and enjoys all aspects of her position. She is caring and passionate about her nursing role. She strives to make each patient feel as comfortable as possible during treatment. In her spare time, Renee enjoys spending time with her three young children who keep her very busy.