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Meet Our Team

Meet the Team


Sianne — Dental Assistant

SianneSianne’s first job was becoming a dental assistant at Essential Care Dental in 2014. She’s been with us ever since! After four years of chairside assisting, she transitioned to working as a receptionist. Sianne quickly earned a reputation as one of the loveliest and helpful people our patients have ever met. She thoroughly enjoys working with people of all ages and helping them to feel comfortable during their visits with us.

In her spare time, Sianne enjoys watching movies with her partner (she has an uncanny ability to quote many of them), baking sweets and walking her little dog Pacquaio. She is a lover of all things dog-related, spending much of her free time volunteering at RSPCA Animal Care Campus. Sianne is also an avid Brisbane Broncos and Queensland Maroons supporter.

Dental assistant Sianne loves working with patients of all ages & helping them feel comfortable.

Larisse — Dental Assistant

LarisseWe welcomed Larisse to our team in 2019. With a dental background since 2013, her passion as a dental assistant is demonstrated through her attention to detail and value for patient care. Larisse is a gifted multitasker around our practice, with strong abilities to lead our patient support team.

When she isn’t busy at work, you’ll find Larisse working out with her personal trainer, enjoying new restaurants or relaxing with her girlfriend and loving on her fur baby Crunchie. She has a passionate love for the outdoors and takes advantage of travelling at every opportunity she gets.

Dental assistant Larisse joined our team in 2019. She has great attention to detail.

Lisa — Dental Assistant

Lisa TranLisa joined us in 2016 and is one of the most caring and friendly dental assistants you will ever meet. She’s known as the “cheerful one” in our practice and is always up for a good laugh. As she gets to know each of our patients on a personal level, Lisa helps them to feel comfortable while they’re here for care.

Aside from work, Lisa is currently working towards her radiation therapy degree at QUT. She loves to spend time with her family (especially her twin sister) and enjoys weekend beach adventures with her partner.

Our caring & cheerful dental assistant Lisa ensures our patients always feel comfortable.

Angelica — Dental Assistant

Angelica LamAngelica is another one of our warm and friendly dental assistants. She is currently enrolled in her first year of dental school at university. Angelica is an adaptive and quick learner who consistently strives to ensure the best possible patient care. She says the thing she loves most about being part of our team is the difference she can make in our patients’ care. Angelica’s kind and gentle nature tend to help our patients enjoy a pleasant time during their appointments.

Outside of oral health, Angelica is a food lover. She’s always exploring new places to eat with her friends!

Kind and gentle, Angelica is passionate about providing our patients with the best possible dental care.

Ally — Dental Assistant

Ally RatschSomeone has to be the newest member of Essential Care Dental and in this case, it’s Ally! We’re proud that she’s found a home with us and how well she fits in with our team. Her vibrant and bubbly nature is consistent with the environment we strive to create for our patients and their families. Ally enjoys learning new skills as well as all things dental, especially when it comes to being hands-on. She’s sure to visit with you during your appointment!

In her spare time, Ally likes to spend time with her friends. Some of her favourite activities are supporting the Brisbane Lions and attending home games at the Gabba with her dad.

Vibrant and bubbly, dental assistant Ally strives to provide a positive experience for patients at every visit.


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