In addition to being highly skilled in providing general and specialist dental treatments, our team of accomplished dentists at John Street Dental Redcliffe makes receiving dental care a pleasant experience.
Passionate about the care they provide our dentists have a warm, personable chairside manner. If you need treatment for a dental problem, a regular dental exam, or help with another oral health issue, our team can provide the personalised, compassionate care you require.
“Since walking in the Door at John Street Dental Redcliffe 15 years ago I knew the vibe felt right. I love to see people laughing and smiling with confidence! The Art of Dentistry is simply kindness, lovingly expressed with skill.”
Favourite Aspects: Crown + Bridge Dentistry
Hobbies: Surfing, Science, Movies
“Working on the Redcliffe Peninsula has given me the chance to develop strong bonds with a lovely group of patients. My goal is to provide first class care and JSD has allowed me to do this. Expanding my scope of practice through continual learning is a passion and this creates some exciting treatment options for patients.”
Favourite Aspects: Orthodontics, Restorative Work
Hobbies: Eating Out, Half Marathons, Tough Mudder Obstacle Courses.
Dr Ireash “Rishi” Weerasinghe
“I have a passion for aesthetic dentistry, and giving people quality work that I am confident will last for years. One of the best decisions I have made is moving to Redcliffe from the city, and I am continually falling more in love with the place and the people.”
Nick name: Rishi
Favourite Aspects: Changing anxious patients’ opinions about dental treatment and procedures and cosmetic dentistry.
Hobbies: Playing Guitar, singing and traveling.
Dr Peter Laird
“I love making patients who might be nervous feel comfortable and relaxed. I love making people feel good about their teeth and putting them at ease while they are with me. Above all I love having a good laugh.”
Nick name: Pete
Favourite Aspects: Making people smile and feel less anxious about dental appointments.
Hobbies: Snowboarding, dining out and traveling the world.
Dr Crystle Culling
“I was so excited to get an opportunity to work with the established team at John Street Dental Redcliffe. The facilities and homely nature of the place make it an enjoyable place to work. Many of the patients already feel like old friends.”
Favourite Aspects: Working with Kids and Families.
Hobbies: Anything to do with water, catching up with the girls.
Dr Valentine Dantel BDS – Dentist
“My favourite aspect of John Street Dental is the relaxed atmosphere which I find patients also appreciate. I like talking with patients and finding out what there needs are and helping them achieve this.”
Favourite Aspects: Fixing smiles with crown and bridge or restorative dentistry
Hobbies: Walking, gym, tennis, spending time with friends and family
David Houston (General Manager)
“We have a great team of positive staff here at John Street Dental eager to help you with all your dental needs. It is an honour to manage this stellar team and evolving facility with my wife Karin. Having grown up in Redcliffe I feel I understand what the community wants from its local Dentist.”
Favourite Aspects: Staff Management, Creating Positive Culture, Service Development, Facility updates and renovation.
Hobbies: Rowing, Touch Footy, Hiking, Learning Dutch, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding on the bay, Lecturing and Clinical Teaching at Griffith University Dental School.
“I’m so excited to be joining the amazing team at John Street Dental!
I love treating patients in a relaxed way with a little bit of a laugh along the way!”
Favourite Aspects: Restorative Dentistry, Crown/Bridge work.
Hobbies: Travel, Theater, Playing music
Dr Arash (Specialist Prosthodontist – Crown, Bridge & Dentures)
“My ultimate goal of treatment is to make my patient healthy and happy. Patient satisfaction of the treatment or patient-centred treatment in the other words. After I moved from Sydney and joined John Street Dental team this year, I found this practice a great place to do the kind of dentistry I always enjoyed. Great active team working hard to help many local people with their dental needs to the best level of care”
Favourite Aspects: Dentures, Dental Implants, Crown and Bridge, Aesthetic Dentistry, Treating Oral and Facial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint Problems.
Hobbies: Swimming, Art, Research