Dr Andrew Gerber - Andrew graduated from Queensland University in 1994 and spent two years with the Royal Australian Air Force before moving into private practice in Queensland. He has a special interest in implant and cosmetic dentistry and has built a reputation on providing exceptional quality restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Andrew's interest extends to neuromuscular dental care, facial growth development orthodontics and airway management incorporating sleep aponea and snoring treatment. He has undertaken extensive studies under Dr Steven Olmos, founder of the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre and Dr Steve Galella, founder of the Facial Beauty Institute, which has given him the knowledge to assist patients who have acute and chronic pain, airway issues and facial growth development. He has also studied with the renowned Las Vegas Institute. Andrew is a member of the Australian Dental Association. He has also contracted by some of Australia's largest dental supply companies to provide clinical training for other dentists.
Away from work, Andrew is an enthusiastic cyclist who loves competing in both road cycling racing, track racing and triathlons. More recently he has become involved in junior rowing and is part of the coaching team at Toowong Rowing Club where he has coached a crew of junior schoolgirls to medals at National Championships . He is married to Nicole and is well out numbered at home by females, with 3 daughters.
Dr Diana qualified in 2004 with honours from The Royal London Hospital and worked in private practice in London before moving to Australia with her husband. She enjoys all aspects of restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry and her calm gentle manner makes even the most nervous patient feel at ease. She is a member of the American Academy of Operative Dentistry and has completed training through the Las Vegas Institute. Dr Diana has also completed training through the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics and is now able to offer dermal filler and wrinkle reduction to our patients.
Aside from dentistry Dr Diana enjoys painting and outdoor running down by the beach and spending time with her two young children.
Dr Sara is a graduate of the Buffalo School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York and she is a firm believer in the principle that 'prevention is better than a cure'. For this reason, she enjoys focusing on patient communication and education, whilst delivering dental experiences where the patient can smile during and after their treatment. Although passionate about expanding his knowledge in all fields of dentistry, Dr Sara has a special interst in treating children and adolescents with complex care issues. She has recently moved to Australia with her husband and we welcome her to our team.
Dr Helene Benadie is South African born and completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BChD) with distinction in 1996. In 2000 Dr Bernadie moved to Australia. She has been practising dentistry since graduation, and has additional experience as a clinical tutor at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Dr Benadie has over 21 years of experience. With this experience, and the latest technology and dental equipment at Advanced Dental Care Clinic, she is able to offer her patients the best possible dental care and treatments available.
A mother of three, Dr Helene loves working with children and educating them about the importance of dental care. She strives to make each visit a happy one with her caring and compassionate approach towards all of her patients. Dr Helene enjoys all aspects of dental treatment such as cosmetic dentistry, prevention, surgery and dentures. Through these treatments and her experince, Dr Helene loves helping patients achieve the smile they've been dreaming about.
Where dental hygiene is concerned, Shanti, Deirdre and Dani form the Preventive Care department and aim to promote excellent oral health standards by educating and guiding patients to successful oral hygiene according to each individuals needs. The Preventive Care team also try to provide these services to the community by visiting preschools, schools and aged care facilities to share their knowledge and expertise.
Shanti and Deirdre have a specific passion in the prevention and treatment of gum or periodontal disease and achieve excellent results with their treatment and maintenance approaches. Shanti graduated from Curtin University in 2003 while Deirdre graduated from The University of Leeds in the UK in 2006.
Dani is an Oral Heath Therapist dual trained in the treatment of children's dental care as well as hygiene. Dani is a graduate of Griffith University and she brings her knowledge, experience and great chair side manner to our preventive care team.
Nicole looks after the business, administration and human resource components of our practice. Her background is in general nursing, women's health and health education and she oversees the maintenance of our high standard of patient care.
Emily coordinates the exceptional service you will experience each time you visit us at Gerber Dental Group. She many years of clinical and management experience and is available to assist with any questions you may have. Customer service means ensuring that all aspects of your care are coordinated and organised to suit you. At Gerber Dental Group we will provide you with your own treatment coordinator who will liaise with you during your treatment plan and any follow up care. Emily has the expertise, the knowledge and the commitment to ensure that your dental treatment experience is nothing short of exceptional.
As the backbone of the clinical team, our dental nurses are highly trained and skilled in all areas of dental and patient care. Infection control, radiation exposure, equipment and stock maintenance and patient comfort are a vital part of any modern practice. Jessica, Rachel, Tessa, Issy, Pepa and Chloe will assist your dentist to provide you with the highest possible standard of care.
Coordinating appointments that fit in with your schedule is a priority for us at Gerber Dental Group. Stacey, Michaela, Holly and Tracey will work with you to manage and organise everything you need both before and after your visit.
07 5576 4923
Stockland Shopping Centre, West Burleigh Road
Burleigh Heads, Queensland