Honorary Clinical Educator at The University of Sydney, Australia
Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Dentistry, The University of Sydney, Australia
Dr Zena entered the dental industry at the age of 16 – working as a dental assistant in Castle Hill. Dr Zena is qualified with a Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Dentistry degrees. Since graduating, Dr Zena has worked in rural, regional and city practices and completed hundreds of hours of continuing education study. She also teaches dental students at the University of Sydney. Dr Zena is driven by her passion for dentistry and staying up to date with new technologies.
Dr Zena’s special interest is cosmetic dentistry which includes smile makeovers and Invisalign treatment. She is passionate about giving back and has volunteered with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Bourke, surgical volunteering in West Africa, provided dental treatment with the Red Cross to name a few.
She also teaches dental students studying at university and openly shares her dental knowledge with the world via video and blogging. She is community focused and is a strong advocate for preventative dentistry – this means avoiding unnecessary fillings, extractions and orthodontic treatment later in life.
By investing her time in further study, Dr Zena is able to diagnose early habits and issues before they become big problems and preventing the need for braces and taking teeth out. She is also involved in educating kids on how to care for their oral health and has conducted talks to schools such as The Australian Christian College, St Michael’s Early Childcare Center, Kings Park Early Learning Center and held stands at Riverstone Festival teaching people how to take care of their teeth.
Dr Zena is a friendly, caring and gentle dentist with a light touch. Her chairside manner is welcomed by many patients and she has spent years treating anxious patients under different forms of sedation including general anaesthesia. She is happy to work with you to achieve the best dental treatment for YOU!