Our Lecturers

Dr Harris Schlen

Clinical Director

Dr Harris Schlen has over 35 years experience as a dentist and principal in private practice at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. He is the Clinical Director at MoreDent and is a thought leader in the field of implantology and dental technology.

Dr Stephen Austin

Mr Stephen Austin is an Australian trained Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon and Melbourne local. He has completed Fellowships in Australia and the United Kingdom and is a consultant surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital, Western Hospital and the Royal Dental Hospital. Stephen is a reviewer for the British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and is active in research and the training of junior surgeons.

Dr Boris Cherkasski
Dr Boris Cherkasski

Following completion of his Master Degree at Melbourne University, Dr Cherkasski has been in a specialist practice restricted to prosthodontics. He has broad knowledge and substantial practical experience in all aspects of restorative dentistry including dental implantology. His special interest lies in use of implants for immediate tooth replacement. Dr Cherkasski lectures nationally and internationally on dental implant-related issues.

Dr Nu Dastaran
Dr Nu Dastaran​

Dr Mehrnoosh (Nu) is a Victorian-trained Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. She has undergone fellowships in craniofacial and skull base surgery, corrective jaw surgery and craniofacial trauma at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and King’s College Hospital, London. Nu plays an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate dental education at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Jason Savage

Jason grew up in Adelaide where he completed his schooling and undergraduate Dentistry at The University of Adelaide. He was awarded the ‘Kevin Murphy Prize for Oral Surgery’, in recognition of having attained the highest standard in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the final examination. He worked in Wales as a senior house officer before gaining selection into the Victorian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Programme in 2009. He then completed his study of Medicine at Monash University and his specialist training.

Dr Hanlie Englebrecht

Hanlie Engelbrecht is a South African trained Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pretoria and her post-graduate training at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She completed a Fellowship in Craniofacial Cleft Surgery at the Pretoria Craniofacial Cleft Clinic, the biggest cleft clinic in Africa. She relocated to Melbourne in 2013 and is currently employed at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, at a private practice in Hawthorn and the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne and University of Melbourne.

She holds specialist registration in Australia as an Oral Surgeon and is passionate about being part of the team at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Dental Oncology, since 2016.

Dr Felix Sim

Dr Felix Sim is a specialist Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon managing problems involving the face, neck and jaws. These include removal of third molars (wisdom teeth), complex extractions, orthodontic exposure of teeth, placement of dental and zygomatic implants, grafting procedures, orthognathic surgery and management of oral pathology and facial trauma.

Dr Sim also sub-specialises in oral cancer and reconstructive surgery of the jaws using microvascular free tissue transfer.

Mr Kenneth Sun

Kenneth Sun is an Australian-trained and fully registered specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He graduated from dentistry at the University of Melbourne in 2002, after which he relocated to Adelaide to pursue his medical training with the University of Adelaide. This was followed by specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery through the South Australian Training Centre which he completed in 2017.

Kenneth has a keen interest in the reconstructive aspect of his specialty, with special skills in soft tissue management. During his training, he joined the Plastic and Reconstructive Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital as well as the internationally renowned Australian Craniofacial Surgery Unit as registrar to expand his training in this area. 

Dr Adit Bahl

Dr Adit Bahl is a specialist Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon who provides management and treatment of impacted wisdom teeth, dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants and bone grafting, facial trauma/fracture management, orthognathic/jaw corrective surgery and oral pathology.

Dr Roland Barrowman

Roland Barrowman is an Australian trained Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Roland completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago in New Zealand, before relocating to Australia to complete his Medical degree at the University of Melbourne. He was selected in the Victorian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specialist training program in Melbourne and has worked in hospitals across Victoria.

Dr Neil Latcham

Dr Neil Latcham is a Periodontist with a prominent practice in the Gold Coast. He is a leading Periodontist in the fields of implantology and perio treatment and has been lecturing for over 20 years.

Dr Mohammed Mansour

Dr Mansour is an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon with a private practice in Brisbane. He has also held a senior lecturer post at the University of Queensland since the completion of his training and currently chairs Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Dental School, University of Queensland.

Dr Bill Oberdan

Dr Bill Oberdan is an Australian-based health professional. Bill is trained as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and has a practice located in Wayville.

Dr Angus Quinn

Dr Angus Quinn graduated from the University of Queensland in 2003 and has obtained Level 3 accreditation with the ASID. Angus has also Obtained the Advanced Implant Fellowship through the DIA in conjunction with the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami in Florida, USA. Dr Quinn has a broad scope General Practice in St Lucia, Brisbane and also in Bellingen on the Mid-north Coast of NSW . Implant Dentistry is a significant part of Dr Quinn’s practice.

Dr Charlie Rowda

Dr Rowda attained his Bachelor of Dentistry degree in 2008 from the University of Sydney having already completed Bachelor of Science majoring in Pharmacology. Dr Rowda then spent 8 years working in South-Western Sydney as a general dentist before returning to University and completing his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry specialising in Prosthodontics at the University of Melbourne. Charlie holds special interests in the management of advanced dental wear.

Dr Peter Serb

Dr Serb has been a Specialist Periodontist since 1994. He completed his first degree in dentistry at the University of Sydney in 1987 and practiced in Cabramatta and Top Ryde. During this time he continued his academic training and completed the primary examination for the Royal College of Dental Surgeons in 1990.

Dr Andrew Teakle

Dr Teakle completed dentistry at University of Queensland in 1994 and has for many years run his busy dental practice in the Brisbane CBD. Performing implant surgery and restorations has become an increasingly significant part of Dr Teakle’s practice.

Dr John Webster

Dr Webster’s expertise and practice focusses on oral and facial surgical procedures and includes trauma, 3D planned orthognathic/corrective, face and neck cosmetic and arthoscopic/open temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery. The oral surgery services include wisdom teeth and dental implant surgery, including bone and soft tissue grafting procedures.

Dr David Norcross

Dr David Norcross graduated from Leeds University in 2006. He has completed an Advanced Restorative Course at the North of England Dental Academy and an Implant Dentistry course at the British Academy of Dental Implantology. In 2013, he obtained his Master Clinician in Implant Dentistry at the Global Institute for Dental Education (gIDE) and UCLA. He is the principal dentist of three practices, 
Kelmscott DentalEVP Dental and Mount Lawley Dental and runs a dedicated implant practice, Perth Dental Implant Centre in WA.