GET TO KNOW US
Our practice has been established to provide exceptional dental care for everyone. When you walk through the doors, you will be greeted with a smiling face and a welcoming environment. Caring for your smile is our priority so you will find information and advice freely available from our professional dental team.
Meet our friendly team of experienced dental health care professionals
Orthodontic & Cosmetic Dentist
DR ALAN ZHANG
BDSc (University of Queensland)
Alan grew up in Melbourne, completed his dental training in Brisbane at the University of Queensland.
Since graduating, he was worked and trained extensively in Hobart, Myrtleford, Bright, Benalla and Yarrawonga before relocating to work in his own practice at Heyfield, East Gippsland Victoria.
Alan has an active interest in all aspects of dentistry with particular focus on complicated treatment plans and difficult cases. He attributes his can-do attitude to the high-pressure situations he has experienced through his prior experiences and has a high desire to question and work out complicated cases.
Alan has undertaken an extensive course overseas in implant surgery and has trained and practiced extensively during the course to implement techniques to aid his general practice. He has a keen interest in surgery and is well rehearsed in difficult extractions.
Alan has a particular passion in treating anxious and nervous patients. He understands that the dental treatment process isn’t an easy one and will do his very best to put the patients at ease during the course of their treatment.
At home Alan enjoys cooking and entertaining with his friends, he also enjoys playing handyman by undertaking many DIY side projects around his home.
DR MIHAR NANDHA
BDS (James Cook University)
Mihar is originally from the U.K, but since relocating has grown up in Yarram and Sale.
Having spent his primary and secondary education in the Gippsland region, Mihar considers himself a ‘local’. Mihar has worked in areas such a Cairns, Townsville and Hobart since graduating from James Cook University.
Mihar’s favourite aspect of dentistry is being able to meet new people and guiding them through the different aspects of their dental treatments. A large part of Mihar’s etiquette is the ability to discuss clinical issues, the diagnosis, treatment options and making the experience light hearted.
In Mihar’s spare time, he enjoys playing badminton in the local area, namely Toongabbie. In addition to this, general health and fitness is a key component to maintaining a balanced lifestyle.
DR SAM KOH
BDSc (University of Melbourne)
FICCDE (GP Orthodontics)
FIADFE (New York)
Dr Sam graduated from The University of Melbourne with First Class Honours.
He enjoys practicing high-quality dentistry, and is well-versed in all aspects of general treatments such as cosmetic work, crown and bridge, root canals, oral surgery including wisdom teeth extractions, orthodontics and gum treatments.
Dr Sam likes to keep up to date with all of the recent advancements in dentistry, and continues to attend world-class conferences. His special interests are Orthodontics and cosmetic treatments such as veneers. He has completed both a 2-year course in GP Orthodontics, and has also attained a Fellowship in Orthodontics (FICCDE).
Dr Sam loves to create the perfect smile, and is an accredited Digital Smile Design (DSD) member, as well as a fellow of the prestigious International Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics (New York). He is an accredited Invisible Braces (eg. Invisalign, Clearcorrect) provider and instructor, teaching other dentists how to provide invisible braces to patients.
He is also a speaker and presenter for the One Visit Crown, allowing dentists to provide crowns to patients in a single visit. With all of this knowledge and skill, he is able to predictably give patients the amazing smile that they’ve always wanted.
DR VIVIEN TRAN
DDS (University of Melbourne)
Vivien graduated from The University of Melbourne with the Bachelor of Biomedicine and Doctor of Dental Surgery. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is committed to providing high quality dental care for all her patients.
She regularly attends courses and seminars to broaden her knowledge and skills as well as stay up-to-date with the newest dental advancements in all areas of dentistry.
Her friendly, easy going and understanding nature ensures all her patients are comfortable and stress free at every appointment.
In Vivien’s spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.