Meet Your Redcliffe Dentists

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.

AndrewDr Andrew Lim – Dentist

“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.”

 Nickname: Andrew

 Favourite Aspects: Orthodontics, Restorative Work

 Hobbies: Eating Out, Half Marathons, Tough Mudder Obstacle Courses.

David HoustonDavid 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.”

Nickname: Dave

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.


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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!”

Nickname: Jonathan

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

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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 (Mia) Zhu – Dentist

BDSc, GradDip dentistry, GradDip implantology, MRACDS, FALSM

Dr Mia Zhu is a general dentist with advanced training in implantology, oral surgery and endodontics. She holds Post Graduate Diploma in Implantology and is currently undertaking specialisation training in endodontics (Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in endodontics) at Griffith University. She supervises undergraduate dental students at Griffith University.

Dr Mia has a strong passion to provide evidence based and updated dental treatments for her patients. She was awarded Australia Dental Association professional development bursary in recognition of her excellent patient care(2020). Dr Mia is the member of Royal Australasia College of Dental Surgeon (MRACDS), American Association of Endodontics (AAE), Australia Society of Endodontics( ASE) , Australia Dental Association (ADA) and Fellow of Australasia Life Style Medicine       (FALSM).

Nickname: Mia

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.

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Dr Joee Lim – Dentist

“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.”

Nickname: Joee

Favourite Aspects: Preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Hobbies: Exploring and experiencing different culture trough travelling and food.



Dr Deepak Sud – Dentist

“Originally from Toronto, Canada, Deepak chose to study in Australia to be able to travel and experience a new environment. Deepak enjoyed completing his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree at the University of Melbourne. New to Queensland, Deepak is keen to experience other parts of Australia. Deepak loves to spend his free time exploring, capturing new sights with his camera, relaxing by the beautiful beaches Queensland has to offer, as well as eating at new cafes/restaurants before attempting to recreate his favourite dishes at home. ”

Nickname: Deeps

Favourite Aspects: Preventative and restorative dentistry.

Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, photography, and overall living a healthy lifestyle.

20220223_160042dDr Thomas Gao – Dentist

“Being comfortable at the dentist is the first step towards happy teeth! I enjoy connecting with people of all ages and backgrounds and working on personalised plans to reach oral health goals together. I completed my Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry and Master of Dentistry at La Trobe University in Victoria. I believe preventing problems and catching them early is key to grateful gums and teeth, hence the importance of regular catch ups!”

Nickname: Tom

Favourite Aspects: Building happy relationships with patients, preventive, and restorative dentistry.

Hobbies: Spiking a volleyball, making a mess in the kitchen, deciding to eat out instead.


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.

Nickname: Min

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”

Nickname: Marianna

Favourite Aspects: Implants, veneers, restorations, teeth whitening and full mouth rehabilitation

                                                                   Hobbies: Family time, cooking new recipes, ergonomics, aqua exercises


Dr Hrishikesh Apte – Dentist

Dr. Rish is hard working, focussed and passionate dentist with a vast educational background and
clinical skills. He graduated from Griffith University, Gold Coast with a dual degree of Bachelor of Oral
Health in Dental Science and Master of Dentistry and has been in private practice since then.

Dr. Rish has a very friendly, approachable, caring and easy going personality which allows him to
establish a great rapport with all his patients including children, and is excellent at putting anxious
patients to ease.

“Prevention is better than cure” is what Dr. Rish firmly believes in, and he works with his patients through
constant motivation, and by providing them with the necessary information and skills to control the
disease process of dental caries (tooth decay). Once this has been achieved, Dr. Rish then focuses on
restoring the overall aesthetics and function.

Nickname: Rish

Favourite Aspects: Dr. Rish has special interest in preventative dentistry, pain-free dentistry, surgical extractions, restorative
dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry to name a few.

Hobbies: When Dr. Rish is not helping his patients to have a healthy smile, you will often find him spending time
with his family, cooking or swimming.

GreggGregg Stadhams – Mentor

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.

Nickname: Gregg

Favourite Aspects: Mentoring our team of dedicated dentists.

 Hobbies: Surfing, Research, Personal Development


We take the time to listen to your concerns and provide you with all the information you need so you can make the right decision for your oral health.


Our team of accomplished dentists at John Street Dental Redcliffe makes receiving dental care a pleasant experience.


To schedule a consultation appointment, discuss treatment options, dental plans or ask advice, contact our friendly team.