The dentists at John Street Dental are supported by a team of dedicated and passionate people who are proud of the work they do and the difference they make to our patient’s lives.
Cheryl Hooper (Practice Manager)
“I’ve been with John Street Dental for 25 years and have had the pleasure of welcoming patients and getting them in to get the help they need. Some patients started coming back in 1976!”
Favourite Aspects: Hilarious comments from patients!
Hobbies: Quilting, Squash, Glass of wine with friends.
Faketa Hamzic (Sterilisation Nurse)
“Dr Peter provided me with a great opportunity 4 years ago to become a part of the John Street Dental team. Having migrated from Bosnia I was deeply grateful for this chance and enjoy keeping the instruments and JSD facility sterilised to the highest standards.”
Favourite Aspects: Getting rid of clutter!
Hobbies: Cooking, Cleaning and helping my daughters.
Belinda Terry (Senior Dental Assistant)
“Having lived in Redcliffe my whole life I wanted to work locally so applied for a trainee position at John Street Dental in 2009. Since that time I have enjoyed working with Dr Andrew and continually learning about new dental materials, treatments and working with our new technology.”
Favourite Aspects: The relaxed work environment, learning new things.
Hobbies: Cooking (especially baking)
Debbie Jenkins (Dental Assistant)
”I have joined John Street Dental recently with 25 years’ experience as a DA on Bribie Island. I’ve found it a great working environment and am enjoying it.”
Favourite Aspects: Positive and relaxed environment
Hobbies: Outdoor activities like camping and bushwalks, First grandchild
Valentia Alesi (Dental Assistant)
“I started at John Street Dental as a trainee in 2007 and went on to complete my certificate III in Dental Assisting. I take great pride in working at John Street Dental and feel very privileged to be a member of our professional practice and to work alongside great dentists.”
Favourite Aspects: Professional and caring staff and dentists
Interests: My dogs Hercules and Abby
Heidee Monteith (Dental Assistant)
“I started as a junior assistant here back in 1995. John Street has really been a home away from home for me these past 20 years and allowed me become a highly knowledgeable and reliable DA.”
Favourite Aspects: Helping patients out of pain
Hobbies: stain glass sculpture, socialising
Monica Kiross (Dental Assistant)
“Monica brings over 15 years experience to JSD. She thoroughly enjoys working with people and helping patients feel welcome and comfortable in this environment.”
Favourite Aspects: Monica enjoys working with all dentists and learning new things.
Hobbies: Baking, Walking, Cruising with her husband and 3 teenage daughters.
Bella Trainor (Dental Assistant)
“I’m in Year 12 at Grace Lutheran College, I have always been interested in teeth and helping others, so I decided to do work experience at John Street Dental. I loved it so much that I wanted to pursue it, so I did a Certificate III in Dental Assisting whilst at school as a traineeship which included, coming to John Street Dental once a week for a year and after I finished I was lucky enough to be offered a job.”
Favourite Aspects: Working with a great, professional team.
Hobbies: Water polo, swimming, and hanging out with my friends.
Jacinta Williams (Dental Assistant)
“I started at John Street Dental whilst I was studying my Certificate III in Dental Assisting. When I was offered a job at John Street Dental I couldn’t have been more excited to become a member of such an amazing team.”
Nickname: Jac or Jazz
Favourite Aspects: Likes to have a chat with patients.
Hobbies: Bike riding, bush walking, cooking and crochet.
Courtney Williams (Dental Assistant)
“I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to join the John Street Dental team after finishing my Certificate III in Dental Assisting. I really enjoy working with everyone here at John Street Dental and can’t wait to see what the future brings.”
Favourite Aspects: Working with different dentists and learning new things all the time .
Hobbies: Spending time with friends, horse riding and fishing.
Jodi Booth (Dental Assistant)
“Jodi is a mum of three rugby crazy boys. When she is not running around after the boys she enjoys gardening and climbing Mt Ngungun.”
Favourite Aspects: Helping patients through their dental anxiety and see them come out with a different outlook.
Hobbies: Gardening, cooking, swimming and going to the movies.
Holly Oldridge (Dental Assistant)
“I joined the John Street dental team in 2017 and have enjoyed my time here ever since. I love meeting all our patients and making their experience with us as comfortable as possible.”
Favourite Aspects: Working with the friendly dentists to help patients leave us with a smile!
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, beading and candle making.