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.
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.
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.
Isabella Maier (Dental Assistant)
“I’ve been working as a Dental Assistant for 18 months and its the best job I have ever had. I have recently joined John Street Dental and love working here already!.”
Favourite Aspects: Meeting new people and helping them through their dental anxieties.
Hobbies: Shopping, going to the movies and spending time with my two children.
Shalini Thandra (Dental Assistant)
“I am so privileged to join the John Street Dental team. I completed my certificate III in Dental Assisting and I love my career as a DA. I also completed my masters in Health Services Management from Griffith University”
Favourite Aspects: Learning new things each day and working alongside a friendly team.
Hobbies: Cooking, shopping, meeting new people and spending time with family.
“I am excited to be back in the dental field to be able to help others and do a job I love.”
Favourite Aspects: working with a great bunch of people in a friendly environment
Hobbies: Spending time with my daughter or relaxing with a book.