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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 and also Saturday 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 the region.
Sunvalley Dental, Gladstone  

The Team
  Dr. PJ Sobhanian BDSc(UQ) FAIM
Director, Principal

Dr. PJ studied Dentistry at the University of Queensland. His training has taken him through the Oral Health Services clinics of Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Emerald. Dr. PJ made the permanent move to live in Gladstone. In addition to private practice, he has served publicly at Gladstone Oral Health Services, where he provided a range of services, including treatment under General Anaesthesia for special-needs patients. Dr. PJ's key areas of interest are prevention and education, with a focus on long-term care.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. PJ is pasisonate about volunteering and community services. He is involved in Rotary and also enjoys watching football, going to the beach and catching up with friends and family.
Dr. PJ Sobhanian  

Dr. Sobhanian's past and present positions and memberships include:
Dental Workforce and Education Committee (Board Member), Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, University of Queensland Academic Board (Past Board Member), UQ Faculty of Health Sciences Board of Studies (Past Board Member), Gladstone Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Member and Past interim Board Member), Rotary Club of South Gladstone (Past Director), Australian Society of Endodontology -- QLD (Member), the Australian Dental Association (Member), Councillor at the Gladstone Regional Council (GRC) and a member of the GRC internal audit (Business Improvement) Committee.

  Dr. John Ronald Abood BDS(Syd)
Senior Dentist

Dr. John graduated as a Dentist at the Univeristy of Sydney. Dr. John has many years of experience, having worked in both private and public sectors, including over six years as the Principal Dentist for the Gladstone/Banana regions.

Dr. John 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 International Dental Federation's Congresses.
Dr. JR Abood  

Outside of dentisry, Dr. John enjoys reading various genres, particularly philosophy, history, fine arts and geography. He is also active in the community and interested in the study of religions, community development and socio-economic development at the local level. He also enjoys music, painting, cooking and gardening. Additionally, Dr. John enjoys the study of languages, such as English grammar, Esperanto, French, Chinese (Mandarin), Arabic, Persian and Italian.

Dr. Abood's past and present positions and memberships include:
St John the Baptist Primary School (Board Member), Chanel College (Board Member), Gladstone/Saiki Sister City Advisory Committee (Commitee Member), Gladstone Regional Interfaith Network (Member) and the Australian Dental Association (Member).
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.
(c) PJ SOBHANIAN, 2015 PO BOX 7402, KIN KORA, QLD, 4680 Tel(07) 4978 7878