BDS (U Syd) MS MSD Cert in Prosthodontics (Columbia Uni, USA)
Dr Ivy Hsiao
Dr Ivy Hsiao is the Clinical Director of iSmile Dentistry. Ivy completed her dental training from the University of Sydney and pursued her specialist training in Prosthodontics from Columbia University, New York, USA.
Dr Hsiao spent over 20 years in private and public service where she honed her skills and interest in full mouth rehabilitation, dental implantology and smile makeovers. Ivy is an experienced Prosthodontist, and she manages a team of general dentists and associate dental specialists. She believes in multidisciplinary care and in good patient care standards that often involves a team approach.
Dr Irene Thong
BDSc (Melbourne) MRACDS (GDP) MFDS RCPS (Glasgow)
Irene graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2007 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. She began her dental career in Queensland working in a small town, Innisfail and then moved to Sydney to work in 2009.
Irene has a passion for all aspects of general dentistry, with a special interest in children’s’ dentistry. Gentle by nature, she strives to provide a comfortable dental experience for every patient. She was also awarded the membership diploma, MRACDS from The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and her MFDS from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.
Outside of work, Irene has three beautiful daughters that keep her busy.
Dr Amy Shan
BDS MOrtho (PKU)
Dr Amy Shan graduated with her dental degree in 2009 and successfully obtained her dental registration requirements to work in Australia in 2018.
Amy has a strong passion in correcting abnormal alignment of teeth and wishes to help her patients achieve a better smile. This led Amy to embark upon her Masters degree training in Orthodontics which she completed in 2013. In keeping with her general dentistry and passion for orthodontics, Dr Shan maintains professional affiliation with The Australian Dental Association and regularly attends continual professional development courses.
Amy is fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin). Amy looks forward to providing dental care for you and your entire family.
Dr Wendy Lou
BDS (U Syd) MScDent (U Syd)
Dr Wendy Lou grew up in Canberra and is an alumni of The University of Sydney, where she obtained her undergraduate dental degree in 1988, and postgraduate degree in molecular genetics in 2005.
Wendy has worked mostly in private practices. She is a Sydney University dental school clinical tutor, a position she has held for the past decade. She has a particular interest in cosmetics and orthodontics, where she finds the ability to change someone’s smile and improving their confidence as most rewarding. She is an honest, caring and attentive to detail clinician. The patients interests and care are always her priority.
Her hobbies and interests are broad ranging from the arts, music, travel, yoga and DIY projects.
Dr Barbara Pinheiro
General Dentist BDS
Dr. Barbara Pinheiro is a registered dentist in Australia who graduated from the University of São Paulo in Brazil.
With extensive knowledge of general dentistry and a special interest in root canal treatment, she has a caring nature and an absolute passion for delivering high-quality treatments with minimal discomfort to her patients. Barbara is committed to continual dental education and strives to continue improving her skills and knowledge. She always attends advanced dental courses to keep herself updated.
Dr. Pinheiro has completed postgraduate courses in Porcelain and Composite Veneers, Invisalign and Orthodontics, Root Canal Therapy, Bite Management, and Jaw Joint Problems.
Along the way, Barbara developed an interest in cosmetic dentistry, managing anxious patients (children and adults), including patients in dental pain, and meeting patients’ expectations as a caring dentist.
Barbara aims to develop a friendly relationship with each of her patients based on communication, either in English or Portuguese, and by involving each patient in their treatment planning and decision-making. Please feel free to speak to Barbara if you have any further questions.
Dr Alan Lee
BDS (U Syd) MSD Cert in Periodontology (Boston Uni, USA)
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Alan completed his dental degree from University of Sydney in 1997 and had worked in the field of general dentistry for 7 years before embarking his journey in the specialized field of Periodontics in 2004 in Boston, USA. This gives him the experience to incorporate his specialty with the needs of general dentistry.
During his academic years in Periodontology at Boston University, he had won the Morris Ruben Scholarship and had co-authored a couple of papers. He was also a nominee for the Gerald Krammer scholarship from the American Academy of Periodontology. Alan is also a certified Periodontist in the USA, being a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He regularly participates in all major meetings in the US in order to keep up-to-date with the recent advances within the specialty.
Alan understands that the foundation of the oral cavity, basically, the gums and bone supporting the teeth, is very important and oftentimes, a lot of people fail to take notice and hence the neglect. Restoring the lost foundation is a challenging task indeed. Thus, he sees the joy in restoring the overall oral health of his patients. As periodontics is a delicate specialty, Alan had so often been praised for his gentle and caring approach. He has a gentle demeanour towards his patients. Lastly, he believes that a smile not only can brighten one’s day, it too will shine upon others. It is the most beautiful and humble thing that anyone can offer.
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
Dr Thai Yeng
BDS MDentSci DClinDent (Endo) MRACDS (Endo) MRCPS (Glasg)
FDSRCPS (Glasg) FDSRCS (Edin) FDSRCS (Eng) FPFA
Dr Thai Yeng completed his primary school at St Ives in 1988 and high school from Sydney Grammar in 1994. Thai completed his dentistry training in 2000 and then worked as a general dentist in England for a few years before returning to Sydney in 2003.
Thai commenced his endodontic specialist training program in 2005 in Melbourne and was employed as a dental Specialist at Westmead Hospital in 2008. He taught as a clinical educator at The University of Sydney, Faculty of Dentistry teaching final year dental students until 2014. He had also achieved his Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS) from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow in 2010, The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2013, and The Royal College of Surgeons England in 2019.
Thai is currently a PhD research candidate at UNSW Medical School.