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.
“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.
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.
Dr Jonathan Ng – Dentist
“Jonathan is committed to providing the highest quality of care to all of his patients and strongly believes in ensuring that all treatment options and procedures are clearly understood by you before beginning. Jonathan has a friendly, caring and patient personality, taking his time to listen attentively to your needs and to ensure your dental visit is a pleasant experience. What a filling!”
Favourite Aspects: Jonathan believes in preventative dentistry, and supports the idea that ‘prevention is always better than the cure’. He believes that removing the cause of any dental problems early results in longer-term results, less treatment, and fewer fees! What a flossophy…
Hobbies: Jonathan loves animals, nature, watching National Geographic and would jump at the opportunity to visit any aquarium. His favourite animal is an Emperor Penguin. Being a huge tennis and Roger Federer fan you might also catch him at the local tennis club trying to imitate Federer’s slick moves
Dr Daniel Hu – Dentist
“Having orthodontic treatment at a young age inspired me to become a dentist. I look forward to treating patients and always try to do my best and do so in a calm, supportive and relaxing manner.”
Nickname: Dan, Dr Who
Favourite Aspects: Orthodontics, orthopaedic and orthotropic orthodontics, growth guidance, working with families.
Hobbies: Exercise, travelling, spending time with my pet corgi, reading and food!
Dr Meifang Zhu – Dentist
Dr. Mia completed her dental qualifications from Griffith University Dental School with Awards for Academic Excellence. Dr. Mia is passionate about providing patients with high quality dental treatments in all aspects of general dentistry.
Favourite Aspects: Restorative dentistry, endodontics, cosmetic dentistry and Invisalign to create beautiful smiles to improve people’s confidence and quality of life
Hobbies: Mia enjoys spending time outdoors, cycling, walking on the beach and working out in the gym.
“I was inspired by my lovely aunt to become a dentist. She would always try to make dental visits fun and I wanted to learn from her. My aim is to make patients feel comfortable and have a positive experience with the dentist. I find it very fulfilling to help improve people’s smiles and overall well being. I have also done some volunteering dental work for the homeless people and refugees.
Besides English, I speaks fluent Mandarin and conversant in Bahasa Malaysia, Cantonese as well as Hokkien.”
Favourite Aspects: Preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
Hobbies: Exploring and experiencing different culture trough travelling and food.
“I love being able to give patients a relaxing and comprehensive dental experience and I enjoy seeing the positive impact that good dental health can bring people. I like to see dentistry as patient and clinician working together to achieve the best possible outcomes.”
Favourite Aspects: Periodontics, preventative dentistry.
Hobbies: Painting, outdoor adventures, fashion
Dr Lina Zhou – Dentist
A proud Brisbanite, Lina completed her dental training locally at the University of Queensland, graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Science with honours. Lina believes prevention is always better than cure. That’s why she takes the time to help patients improve their self-care routine and only provide treatments when necessary. Her gentle and pain-free approach makes her lovable by any patient young or old. Lina can also speak Mandarin fluently to service those who are more comfortable with speaking Mandarin.
Favourite Aspects: Decay prevention and treatment, oral hygiene maintenance and education, family dental care & dental aesthetics restoration.
Hobbies: Arts and craft, dancing, board games, collecting and caring for indoor plants.
Dr Min Jae Kim – Dentist
Min completed her Bachelor of Dental Science with Class I honours at the University of Queensland. Before coming to Brisbane for her studies, she was born in South Korea but grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. Min is a dentist with a gentle and patient-centred approach. She places a strong emphasis on good communication and makes sure that patients understand what is happening throughout their appointments. Min believes in prevention and maintaining good oral health, and will do her best to be of help. Min can also speak Korean fluently to service those who are more comfortable with speaking Korean.
Favourite Aspects: Decay prevention and treatment, family dental care, aesthetic restorations.
Hobbies: Netflix, going for scenic walks, karaoke
Dr Marianna Culaciati Tapia – Dentist
Marianna graduated overseas, completing her studies in dentistry and in the specialty of
Prosthodontics in her home country Chile – South America. Following practicing in Chile, Marianna
completed her dental research degree at the University of Sydney and qualified as a dentist in
Australia. Her experience as a University clinical instructor and in private practice both overseas and
in Australia brings a well-rounded set of dentistry skills to the team. With an eye for detail, Marianna
provides excellence in her treatments combining function and aesthetics. Marianna focuses in
restoring unhealthy dentition and overall oral health by applying the latest techniques, minimising
intervention to achieve longer lasting outcomes.
“Designing smiles that function and look great is my passion”
Favourite Aspects: Implants, veneers, restorations, teeth whitening and full mouth rehabilitation
Hobbies: Family time, cooking new recipes, ergonomics, aqua exercises
Dr Terry Pu – Dentist
Dr Terry Studied and graduated from the University of Queensland with honours in 2015 and has experience in private and public dental clinics. Dr Terry has also completed his graduate diploma in dental Implantology at James Cook University with distinction. Whilst studying dentistry at the University of Queensland Dr Terry became the founder and president of the Taiwanese Dental Group and was a member of the Queensland Medical Orchestra.
Terry has also volunteered with the Tzu Chi Foundation where he collaborated with other dentists to treat refugees. Other than English Terry can speak fluent Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese, and is currently learning Japanese.
Favourite Aspects: Terry’s main interest in dentistry are prosthodontics and periodontology.
Hobbies: Cooking, composing music and playing badminton
Since retiring from dentistry after 20 years, I now enjoy my role as a mentor within our group.
The opportunity to share my knowledge and experience helps our team of dentists to grow and broaden their skills.
It is a wonderful opportunity to play such a rewarding behind the scenes role and experience our dentists evolving.
Favourite Aspects: Mentoring our team of dedicated dentists.
Hobbies: Surfing, Research, Personal Development