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    KIN KORA, QLD, 4680
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About Us

At Sunvalley Dental we provide ample, accessible parking and convenient late-evening appointments to try and make your dental visit as convenient as possible.

We have a very experienced and solid team and we pride ourselves on our commitment to your health and the wellbeing of you and your family.

We are dedicated towards providing a warm, friendly and caring environment, where you can receive care as comfortably as possible. Our determination grows with continuous positive feedback from our family of clients, who have helped Sunvalley Dental to continue to grow and better care for our region.
Sunvalley Dental, Gladstone

The Team
Dr. Carmel McErlain BDS(SYD)

Dr. Carmel studied Dentistry at the University of Sydney. Dr. Carmel and her husband Russell and their children are Gladstone locals having lived in Boyne-Tannum and Gladstone where their children go to school. Dr. Carmel has many years of experience as a dentist having worked in both private and public dental practice. She has a particular interest in dentistry for children and also endodontic treatment of teeth. Dr. Carmel's main focus, however is on preventative dental care.

Dr. Carmel McErlain

Dr. Poya John (PJ) Sobhanian BDS(UQ)

Dr. PJ graduated as a Dentist at the Univeristy of Queensland. Dr. PJ has many years of experience, having worked in both private and public sectors, including serving at the local hospital with Gladstone Oral Health Services. Dr PJ places great emphasis on preventative dental care.

Dr. PJ is very keen on continuing professional development and a regular attender of the Australian Dental Association congresses. He has also been an avid attender of the local Rockhampton ADA Branch local continuing professional development conference.
Dr. JR Abood

Outside of dentisry, Dr. PJ enjoys reading; particularly non-fiction, poetry and the Bible. He is also active in the community and interested in dialogue about the important role of religions, community development and socio-economic development at the local level. He also enjoys music, cooking and sports. Additionally, Dr. PJ enjoys spending time with his friends and family when he can.

Senior DA

Yvette has been a part of our team since 2013. She very much enjoys her role here at Sunvalley Dental as the Senior Dental Assistant; the role has included a lot of responsibility and has helped her grow as a person. Yvette spends most of her spare time with her son & husband. “Being in a role where I’m able to care for people on a daily basis and also am able to see huge changes to a person not only physically but also mentally is such an amazing experience, I’m grateful every day to be in a job I love so much”.
Yvette, Senior DA

Kirsten has been enjoying all aspects of the dental industry since joining us in 2014. She is very interested in spending most of her time out of work being outdoors, going to the gym as she enjoys working out and spending time with her boyfriend. Kirsten has an amazing work ethic and always has a smile on her face when she is working at Sunvalley Dental.

Kelsey has been in the dental industry for the last 4-5 years, and still enjoys every day. In her spare time Kelsey loves to be with her friends and is very involved with her family as well. She is our movie buff; you can usually find her at the Cinemas watching the latest flick, she also is in love with art. Kelsey is a wonderful painter who creates some beautiful pieces. She loves her team here as it is like her second family.

Petra has enjoyed the experience of private sector dentistry since joining Sunvalley Dental. Outside of work, Petra loves to read a nice love story, whenever she has time in between being a mum and a wife. Petra also has a passion for doing voluntary work, which includes the Gladstone Night Chaplaincy and helping as much as she can at her church. Petra is a very kind-hearted and caring person, and enjoys being able to care for others.

Shakilee is a local that has always lived in Calliope. She loves spending time riding her horses and attending rodeos. Shakilee is very family orientated; she is number 5 in a family of 6 kids. Shakilee finished her schooling in 2016 and is very eager to start her career in the health industry. She is the most recent member to join our team and has been the perfect fit as she is very motivated to learn.
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