Dr Joshua Pond BDSc Hons. (QLD)
Dr Joshua Pond attained his Bachelor of Dental Science degree with Honours from the University of Queensland in 2001. Following graduation, Dr Pond practiced in Bowen for three years and Townsville for another 3 years in both private and public health care prior to establishing All About Teeth. Certified in laser dentistry and with a special interest in Orthodontics, Dr Pond is committed to continuing education by completing numerous further education programs in order to provide his patients with the latest innovations and techniques in dental care. Dr Pond takes a great personal interest in each patient and their needs and is especially committed to helping nervous patients overcome their apprehension by demonstrating how, through modern developments, dental appointments can be a relaxing experience. He likes to take the time to discuss and explain, in detail, treatment procedures and the expected result to ensure patients are fully informed and confident with their treatment plan.
Dr Hilary Bell BDS
Dr Hilary Bell gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from James Cook University. Prior to dentistry, Hilary studied at the University of Toronto where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science in Health Studies and Human Biology. Once a nervous patient herself, Hilary helps others overcome dental anxiety by creating a comforting environment to ensure a positive dental experience. She provides tailored preventative and restorative dental care for the whole family.
Dr Tara Paul BOH-DSc GradDip Dent (QLD)
Dr. Tara Paul gained a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dentistry and Graduate Diploma in Dentistry at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Following graduation, Tara practised in Mount Isa in the public sector for 2 years travelling to remote communities of Far North West Queensland to provide dental care before joining All About Teeth. Tara has a special interest in preventative dentistry, restorative dentistry and is dedicated to promoting oral health as an integral part of general health while providing quality dental care tailored to the individual patients needs. Tara has a caring outlook towards her patients, in particular children and anxious patients and is committed to ensuring comfortable experiences in the dental chair.
Lauren Hawley: Dental Therapist / Hygienist
Lauren Hawley graduated from Griffith University on the Gold Coast in 2012. After graduation, Lauren worked in South West Queensland before moving to Innisfail to continue working in the public sector. Before joining All About Teeth, Lauren had been working in a private Orthodontic practice in Sydney. Lauren has a special interest in preventative dentistry and restorative dentistry and aspires to provide a positive dental experience for every patient.
Meghan started in the dental industry at All About Teeth in 2015 as a dental assistant. She enjoys meeting new patients and engaging with current patients of all ages. Currently she is studying to become a teacher.
Tessa joined All About Teeth in January of 2012 after a career change from hairdressing. She has recently started studying Law but we won’t hold that against her. Outside of work and study it leaves her a little bit of time with her partner and Archie, their dog, and cooking where possible.
Jasmine started working for All About Teeth in 2012 and she enjoys all aspects of dentistry. When she isn’t at work helping patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.
Kushla is originally from New Zealand and joined Josh and the team in 2017. A visit to the dentist with a toothache ended up with a job offer, so that’s how she got into the dental industry. Kushla has a Cert III in Dental Assisting and has been dental assisting for over 25 years. The thing that she likes the most about her job is that no two days are the same so it certainly doesn’t get boring.
Kushla loves to help people get back their confidence by helping give them beautiful smiles.
When she is not at work she plays “Mum’s taxi” to her 2 teenage boys. Also, enjoys baking, reading, catching up with friends and family and loves a good Nth Qld Cowboys game!!
Alex started dental assisting with us in 2015, she loves the variety and the staff she gets to work with. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, not necessarily in that order….. mostly the dog.