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Our team

Our Dentists

Dr Nikolaos Agiannidis BDS (Adel)

Dr Nick Agiannidis is the practice principal of St Marys Dental Care. He has been practicing in the area for the last 36 years after graduating from The University of Adelaide in 1985. Nick is proficient in Greek.

Early 2011 Dr Nick Agiannidis relocated his Clovelly Park Practice and established St Marys Dental Care, a modern and purpose designed dental practice to provide a comfortable and relaxed working environment for his patients and staff. His philosophy of Dental Practice is to deliver high quality care to everyone and he is committed to excellence with high standards while maintaining a friendly and caring approach.

Nick is proficient in all aspects of dentistry, with extensive experience and interest in restorative, prosthodontic, cosmetic and implant dentistry. Nick enjoys and regularly attends courses, seminars and workshops to maintain his knowledge of the latest advances in Dentistry through continuing education. He is a Master Fastbraces provider. 

 

Dr Jun Yong BDS (Adel)

Dr Jun completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at The University of Adelaide in 2015.  

After finishing her studies she spent a number of years in Port Augusta, where she was able to experience treating a diverse community and quickly develop her dentistry skills. 

She has since come back home to Adelaide to be able to spend more time with family and has joined the team here at St Marys Dental Care, bringing her positive personality with her! 

Dr Jun loves to get to know her patients in order to provide them with quality dental care. She understands that every patient is different and has different needs. She is a caring, friendly and gentle dentist, who takes time to make her patients feel at ease. Even the nervous ones! 

Dr Jun is currently on extended maternity leave however she will be back at St Marys Dental Care in January 2023. She looks forward to seeing all her patients again in the new year!

 

Dr Jarrod Brice BDS (Adel)

Dr. Jarrod Brice completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide.

Jarrod is a friendly and caring dentist who ensures that every patient has a relaxing and comfortable experience. He enjoys getting to know each of his patients and personalises every appointment to their needs and concerns. Jarrod enjoys practising all aspects of general dentistry and is committed to keeping his knowledge up to date through ongoing education.

He is also a current member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).

Jarrod is training to be a mental health and wellbeing programme facilitator and spends his spare time at the beach or learning chess.

Dr Jarrod Consults at St Marys Dental Care Mondays and Thursdays. 

 

Mr James Agiannidis BOH (Adel)

James Agiannidis completed his Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) in 2012 at Adelaide University and started work here at St Marys Dental Care in 2014. As a trained Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist, James has undergone postgraduate studies (adult dental scope) and has extensive knowledge in the field of myofunctional therapy.

He is driven by his desire to make patients feel comfortable and confident with their smile, whilst eliminating the negative stigma often associated with visiting a dental surgery. A particular emphasis is placed on childern’s dentistry, teeth whitening, periodontal disease, sleep apnoea, craniofacial pain and TMJ disorders.

Outside the practice, James enjoys playing tennis and video games, watching AFL games and movies and has a strong interest in world politics and the stock market. 

Dr Mia Salvestrin BDS (Cairns)

Dr Mia Salvestrin is a Graduate of the Bachelor of Oral Surgery from James Cook University, Cairns (2018). Prior to settling in Adelaide, Dr. Mia was fortunate to have worked In many varied practices: remote areas of Australia with Indigenous communities , in correction centres in Northern Australia, hospital placements in QLD and an international placement in Cambodia.

Dr. Mia has devoted a lot of attention into further developing her skills and qualifications. She has attended courses on endodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery and restorative dentistry in order to provide a broader range of services to her patients. Dr. Mia’s particular interests include restoring smiles through aesthetic dentistry, minor oral surgical procedures and preventive health. She is involved in all aspects of dentistry including restorative care, extractions, root canal therapy, crowns, bridges and dentures.

Dr. Mia subscribes to the age-old wisdom that ‘prevention is key’ and endorses her patients to undergo regular dental check-ups and educate them to engage in self-guided dental care.

Beyond the dentist chair, Dr. Mia enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoor adventures, cooking, snow skiing, pilates and photography.

Dr. Mia is intuitive to addressing patient needs and committed to providing the highest standard of treatment possible. Book a consultation and have a chat with Dr. Mia today to discover how she can help you with your dental needs and expectations and achieve your best dental and aesthetic solution. 

Staff members

Clinical Coordinator

Lenise

Lenise joined the St Marys Dental team in 2015. She comes with over 12 years experience and still continues to have a strong passion for the dentistry field. Lenise enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially cosmetic and prosethetic procedures. She loves to make patients feel very comfortable and has a special spot for our elderly patients.

Lenise is a very family orientated person and is kept on her toes with her two young children. In her spare time she enjoys playing netball, going to the gym, shopping, taking her dog Nixon for walks and going on family holidays over the weekends.

   

Receptionists / Dental Assistants

Jane

Jane has worked at the practice for approximately 30 years. Formerly teaching she now helps at the front desk. A proud mother of three sons, she loves travelling, going to the theatre and attending concerts. She also loves walking the family dog. Jane enjoys welcoming and assisting all of the patients who attend St Marys Dental Care.

 

Georgia

Georgia joined the St Marys Dental Care team in 2017. She completed her certificate 3 in Dental Assisting in 2015. Her favourite part of dentistry is helping patients feel comfortable in the dental setting and learning new aspects of dentistry.

In her spare time, Georgia loves baking sweet treats for her family and friends, walking her dog, Curtis and staying active.

 

Jordan

Jordan joined the St Marys Dental team in 2019 after completing her certificate 3 in Dental Assisting. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially cosmetic and orthodontic procedures.

Jordan loves holidaying and spending time with family and friends. She is a competitive Ten Pin bowler and enjoys keeping fit, training MMA most days. Jordan also has her own small business called ‘Wicks and Wheat’ in which she handmakes all her items including candles, wheat packs, lip balms and a variety of crochet goods.

 

Emma

Emma joined the St Marys Dental team in 2019 and has over 15 years’ experience in the dental industry. She completed her certificate 3 in Dental Assisting in 2005 and has worked in both city and rural areas. Although Emma enjoys all aspects of dentistry she has a strong interest in crown procedures as well as cosmetic dentistry. Emma enjoys making patients feel comfortable at the dentist, whether they are in the reception waiting area or in the dental chair.

Outside of St Marys Dental Care, Emma enjoys staying active by running and regularly going to the gym, spending time with her cat, Harry and boosting the economy with her minor shopping addiction. She is also a passionate AFL football supporter and can occasionally be caught wearing her teams gurnsey around the surgery during the finals season.

 

Hannah

Hannah recently joined the St Marys Dental team in 2021 with over 3 years’ experience, completing her certificate 3 in Dental Assisting in 2018. She has experience working in both general practice dentistry and specialised periodontics. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially comestic and surgical procedures.

In her spare time, Hannah enjoys jet setting around the world, socialising with family and friends and a touch of retail therapy here and there.

 

Mikayla

After finishing year 12 in 2020, Mikayla decided to pursue a career in Dental Assisting. Early 2022, Mikayla took up the opportunity to enter a traineeship with the team at St Marys Dental Care, studying Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting online while gaining on the job training. During her time at St Marys Dental Care, Mikayla has enjoyed learning about all the different aspects of dentistry and specifically assisting with Dr Nick with fast braces patients and helping younger children feel comfortable in our practice. 

In her spare time, Mikayla is a full-time plant mum and can be found at the gym, binge watching the Chicago series on Netflix or teaching her puppy, Birdie, new tricks.  

Tennille

Tennille joined the St Marys Dental Team in 2022 with over 2 years experience in the dental industry. Alongside Dental Assisting, she is also currently undergoing a bachelor of nursing degree at Adelaide University. Tennille enjoys all aspects of  dentistry and especially enjoys surgical extraction procedures as well as cosmetic dentistry.

In her spare time, Tennille also works part time as a bartender at a popular Adelaide night club, as well as working part time as a disability support worker.

   

 

Visit us

1139-1141 South Road St Marys
Off street parking available.
Tel/Fax 08 8276 1152

Dental tip:

  • Do not use any sweet substances on your babies dummy (e.g. honey) as this can cause serious tooth decay.

  • Visit your dentist regularly. Tooth wear is an easily preventable problem if you have periodic dental check ups.

    ~ Dental tips