Our team at Norlane Dental Surgery comprises of highly-trained, experienced and friendly dental professionals, committed to ensuring you receive the most appropriate dental health
Dr Rashi Gupta
Senior Dental Surgeon
Dr Rashi Gupta has been practising dentistry for more than 17 years. She has been working at Norlane Dental Surgery since 2008. She previously worked at several other dental clinics throughout Melbourne, including Royal Dental Hospital gaining experience in all facets of modern dentistry.
With a keen eye for detail, Dr Gupta does not only have an interest in advanced dentistry like Cosmetic, Implant & Orthodontics but also in helping patients alleviate their fears of the dentist. She is passionate about creating great smiles for her patients.
Dr Gupta is a keen believer in continuing professional education. She has invested a lot of time to travel abroad, in particular to the United States to learn the latest in cosmetic and implant dentistry.
She completed her Mini-Residency in Prosthodontics at Brisbane.
She did her Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California.
She also did advanced courses in Sinus Elevation/Grafting and Aesthetic treatment of soft tissue recessions from Los Angeles, California.
Before this, she travelled to Columbia for completion of MIS Esparza Implant Program.
She completed ‘Fellow of International College’ of Continuing Dental Education for ‘Orthodontics in general Practice’ with HONORS.
She is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.
Outside of the practice, Dr Gupta enjoys spending time with her family and running for fitness. She also loves travelling.
Dr Sophie Hancy
Dr Sophie Hancy graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2013.
She continues the tradition of dentistry in her family and is a third generation dentist.
Sophie enjoys working in all aspects of dentistry and has a particular interest in preventative care and family dentistry. She delights in spending time with patients to promote oral health and provide personalised dental care to ensure the best long-term health outcomes. She has a gentle chairside manner and endless patience, perfect for those with dental anxiety.
In this ever-evolving field of dentistry, Sophie is dedicated to enhancing her skills and knowledge to ensure she provides the most up to date, optimum care for her patients.
Outside of providing excellent quality dental care, Dr Sophie loves to explore the vibrant city of Melbourne. She also enjoys learning about health and nutrition. Her favourite pastimes include yoga and going to the beach.
Dr Benjamin Pham
Dr Benjamin Pham graduated from The University of Melbourne.
He is an enthusiastic and conscientious practitioner and enjoys all aspects to general dentistry, with a particular interest in aesthetic dentistry and implants.
Ben is a kind and mild-mannered dentist who espouses a patient-centred approach through his passion for educating patients.
He hopes to support his patients through any dental anxiety or stress and change their relationship with dentistry to make long-term sustainable improvements to their oral health.
Outside of dentistry, Ben enjoys staying active by playing soccer and going bouldering.
Spending time with friends and family is very important to him.
Dr Sandra Chee
Her ethos as a dentist revolves around providing high-quality, patient-centered care focusing on patient comfort and satisfaction. She thoroughly enjoys the disciplines of orthodontics, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry and managing anxious patients, and has obtained accreditation for Invisalign.
She can speak English, Mandarin, Indonesian and Malay. She is an effective communicator in a diverse cultural setting and most importantly, a dentist with respect and empathy for her cherished patients.
Dr Sandra is cheerful and has a beautiful persona .
Dr Jean Heejin Ryu
Dr. Jean Ryu graduated from the University of Adelaide, Australia with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 2013.
She is a dedicated and compassionate dentist who enjoys the art and science of dentistry.
She thoroughly enjoys every aspect of dentistry and has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental implants. She attends numerous courses to provide the latest dental treatment techniques in meeting her patients’ needs.
Jean always puts her patients’ needs first and strives to achieve the best outcome for her patients. She finds working in dentistry most rewarding as she builds a strong rapport with patients, monitors the progress of their oral health, and notes the individuality of each patient’s oral hygiene practices.
Jean believes in the continual development of her dental practice to benefit her patience and her staff.
Dr Walid Aly
Dr Walid Aly is our visiting Specialist Anaesthetist who is Australian Trained and endorsed by more than 20 years of Clinical experience.
He is the Founder and Director of the Australian Dental Anaesthetic Group, the Victorian pioneers of Intravenous Sedation for Sleep Dentistry patients.
Since obtaining his Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA), he has held the title of a “Senior Staff Specialist of Anaesthesia” in multiple Public and Private Hospitals, including but not limited to, St Vincents’s Private Hospital, Epworth Hospital and Werribee Mercy Hospital.
Walid is very kind with excellent bed side manners. He goes out of his way to help patients and make them feel comfy. Many patients have been impressed by his personalised care and professional attributes. His sense of humour, if you could get it, comes as a bonus and his down to earth personality is utterly admirable.
As a young Man, Walid has played Professional Soccer and travelled to 36 countries. He has exceptional communication skills that many patients do not get to enjoy enough as they drift to “sleep” quickly for their Dental Treatment.
Dr Balanand Subramanian
BDS, MDS, Specialist Oral Surgeon
Dr Bala has more than 10 years of experience . His services include wisdom teeth removal, extractions, placement of dental implants, exposure of impacted teeth to facilitate their eruption to help with braces, bone grafting for dental implants, oral pathology and evaluation of TMJ pain.
Treating trauma (injuries) such as broken teeth and jaws, and tissue trauma. He also treats a range of other disorders, including of the soft tissues and salivary glands.
Dr Bala has been at Norlane Dental since 2014. He is excellent at his work has a calming persona.
Front office coordinator
Yvonne has been the face of Norlane Dental Surgery. She started working at Norlane Dental Surgery as a Junior Dental Nurse back in 1983. After nursing for quite a few years, she took on the role as a receptionist. She is now the Front Office Coordinator.
In her time with us, she has watched families grow from little kids to having families of their own.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, heading off on weekends with the caravan.
She is in love with gorgeous dogs Mac, Lacy and cat Archie. She is friendly and very responsible.
Sr Dental Nurse
Sarah completed her Dental Assistant qualification at RMIT and has enjoyed working as a senior Dental Assistant in Geelong for over 10 years.
Sarah enjoys working in all aspects of dentistry, in particular, Cerec (Same day crowns), Implants and Oral Surgery.
She is a friendly, caring face at our practice and will easily help put you to ease throughout treatment. She has a happy, infectious personality!
Outside of dentistry, Sarah enjoys painting, music, cooking and outdoor adventures.
Sr Dental Nurse
Marilyn has been working at Norlane Dental Surgery since 2016 .
She is hardworking , friendly and so easy to talk to ! She a big asset to our team.
Andrea joined Norlane Dental Surgery in August 2018. She has a friendly, personality quirky that patients adore.
She is hardworking, responsible, and an asset to our practice.
Greta joined Norlane Dental Surgery in August 2018. She has a quiet, gentle manner.
She is hardworking, responsible, and an asset to our practice.
Melissa is highly observant and intuitive, has a good talent for anticipating patients’ needs and creating a comfortable and pleasant patient environment.
She is a qualified Cert III Dental Assistant with years’ of experience providing excellent patient care.
Melissa is very respectful and has a nice calm personality.
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