Donnybrook Dental Surgery has been established for over 25 years. Donnybrook Dental Surgery is an amalgam free practice (white restorations only). All of the practitioners are very competent and are committed to continuing education, bringing a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills to the practice.
Meet our team
Dr Amani Ryan
Dr Ryan graduated from Sydney University in 1991, Amani is the driving force behind Donnybrook Dental Surgery. Amani took on this practice in 2003, and has seen it grow steadily. She keeps in touch with the latest techniques and provides state of the art equipment and materials, ensuring that country people get the best dental care that can be had anywhere. Amani has particular interest and skills in the areas of surgery and dental implants.
Dr Hemanthi Allaparthi
Dr Hemanthi Allaparthi graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University in Karnataka India in 2003. Hemanthi has competently passed the Australian Dental Council Exams. Hemanthi spent several years working in both specialist and general dental practice. Hemanthi has very strong clinical skills in all areas of general dentistry. Hemanthi has a particular interest in the areas of periodontics and endodontics. Hemanthi also has a particular interest in children’s dentistry and she is very popular with young children.
Dr Tony Cherry
Dr Cherry joined our practice in August 2009. Tony is originally from the Seychelles, Tony graduated from the Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealand in 2007. Tony worked in a private practice in Wellington and has a strong interest in cosmetic, prosthodontics and root canal therapy work. Tony enjoys going to the gym and arts in his spare time.
Dr Ricky Sandhu
Dr Ricky Sandhu joined our practice in 2015. Ricky grew up in New Zealand and returned to India to study dentistry. He graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore India in 2011. Ricky has competently passed the Australian Dental Council Exams. Ricky is proficient and experienced in all areas of general dentistry.
Mr Jason Sims
Jason is our visiting prosthetist who visits the practice weekly. Jason has over 18 years of experience in the field of dental prosthetics. Jason works closely with the dentists providing cosmetic and comfortable dentures. Jason also carries out denture repairs and relines. Jason has been providing his services in Donnybrook since 2003.
For more information on how to apply for a 0% Interest Payment Plan visit – gemvisa.com.au or phone 1300 630 977. We can also help you here with your online application.
We can also assist you with applying for a Gem Visa payWave which is a Visa card that offers 6 months interest free on purchases over $350.
Pensioners and Health Care Card Holders
If you have a Government Concession or Health Care Card, receive a pension or a regular Centrelink income, you may be eligible for government funding for your dental treatment. With some simple checks we can determine your eligibility and apply for funding. Depending on your eligibility you may be entitled to up to 50% or 75% funding from the government. Funding applications take 6-8 weeks for approval and once received, treatment can commence.
Nils – No Interest Loans Scheme
Pension and Health Care card holders may be eligible to apply for a NILS loan which has no fees, no charges, and no interest. Loans can be from $300-$1200.
Health Insurance – HBF / BUPA / HCF & NIB
Health insurance is an option that can assist with covering general dental and major dental bills. We are an HBF, BUPA, NIB and HCF provider so our patients have less out-of-pocket costs with us.
Depending on the health insurance cover you choose, your HBF and BUPA will generally cover between 60-80% of your dental treatment. Some limits apply annually to cover and you should check with your health insurer.
Our patients can make regular deposits to our bank account which will be held in deposit for for their dental treatment. Putting small amounts away in deposit on a regular basis means the funds are there when you need them.