With a Combined experience of over 150 years our team strives to always provide a Positive experience
Born and educated here in Brisbane, Brendan completed his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland in 1985, where he graduated with first class honours. Prior to joining Toowong Dental Group in 1994, Brendan worked in regional Far North Queensland. He then moved back to Brisbane, working in a large private practice alongside Dr Martin Darch.
Brendan and his wife Kerri have a very busy home life with four adult sons, and in his spare time he is happiest sharing his love of boating and offshore fishing. He is also a passionate gardener and has a life long involvement in running.
Brendan attends many continuing education courses, and is very keen to keep on top of the latest information in both the science and the art of dentistry.
Brendan graduated from the University of Queensland in 1986, and has had over 30 years experience in private practice. Brendan undertook post- graduate study at the University of Oxford 1992 – 1994 before joining Toowong Dental Group in 1998.
Brendan has a busy family life with four teenage children. He has always been a great sports enthusiast, especially cricket and rugby, and has played representative rugby for the Australian Wallabies and the Queensland Reds.
Outside of Dentistry, Brendan spends his time assisting with his childrens’ sporting teams, and implementing the Classic Wallabies’ Indigenous Exchange program which he founded in 2012.
After graduating from the University of Queensland in 1991, John travelled to Hobart where he began his career working in private practice.
In 1995 he returned to his hometown of Brisbane to continue work in private practice and then The Teachers Union Health Dental Centre before joining Toowong Dental Group in 2003.
As a husband to Belinda and father of two children, Samuel and Ella, John says he enjoys Toowong Dental Group’s family oriented and professional environment.
John has a keen interest in Dental Sleep Medicine. Oral appliances can really help heavy snorers or sufferers of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). John has over twenty years’ experience in this area and is very happy to assist you. Learn more about this treatment area.
Ciaran graduated as a dentist in 1988 and was awarded the Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1994.
As a resident in Australia since 1995, Ciaran has been a member of the team at Toowong Dental Group for over a decade.
Ciaran is meticulous in providing quality dental care and aims to build long term trusting relationships.
He is happy helping anxious patients overcome their fears.
Ciaran enjoys camping, hiking and running, and spending time with his wife Tara and their three young children.
Rick was born and educated in the UK; obtaining his degree in dentistry at King's College London.
After working in the UK, Rick made the move to Brisbane in 2011, and has embraced all that life in Australia has to offer.
He enjoys travel, and embracing new cultures. He can speak a moderate level of Spanish, and has been learning since 2014. Rick enjoys keeping fit, and plays as part of a waterpolo team.
Rick is skilled in all areas of dentistry, and firmly believes in making the experience as relaxed and comfortable as possible.
Augustine "Augie" Ha
Originally from Sydney, Augustine moved to the Gold Coast to obtain his Dental Degree from Griffith University
He has worked in private practice in Brisbane for the past seven years, and understands the value of treating every patient as if they were a family member or close friend.
Augie is fluent in Korean and in his spare time is either playing footy for Bardon F.C. or spending time with his wife Kate and their two cats Pepper and Mint.
His gentle and caring nature will make you feel at ease, and he will explain all treatment options thoroughly to help you make an informed decision about your oral health.