MEET THE ASHGROVE TEAM
‘At ToothKind, we care’.
The team at Tooth Kind Ashgrove is not only experienced and knowledgeable, but they’re also KIND. Our dedicated and highly qualified dentists are gentle in nature and focus on providing comfortable care to all patients who put their dental health in our hands. At ToothKind, we always aspire to give our patients the highest quality of care and customise treatments to suit your unique needs and budget.
Dr Lisa Padia
Dr Lisa Padia graduated in 2003 from BVP deemed university in India. She then moved to Adelaide and completed her diploma in Heath Service Management from Flinders university. Upon acceptance by Australian Dental Council in 2009 -she worked in Happy Valley Dental Surgery, Adelaide for 5 years before moving to Brisbane last year.
She is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry and known among patients for her caring and compassionate nature. She believes in preventive , minimal invasive dentistry and most appropriate patient care according to individual needs. She has a relentless attitude to learn more and improve her skills. She enjoys working with cerec and is trained to provide Invisalign.
She is loving the Brisbane weather and enjoys long walks, yoga, scuba diving and travelling in her free time.
Dr James Fox
James is excited about modern dentistry and the quality of treatment he is able to offer.He is dedicated to pursuing excellence in patient care and believes in dentistry being gentle, and as pain-free as possible.
James graduated from Newcastle University, UK in 2002. After a few years working in private practice, he followed his dream and moved to Brisbane in 2006.
Away from Dentistry, James can found on the local mountain bike trails, in the gym or generally outdoors enjoying the best that South East Queensland has to offer.
Melinda Carter – Business Manager
Melinda has been part of the team at Toothkind since opening their first practice in 2010. Melinda is our Business Manager, her role is to ensure the smooth running of all the practices by managing the team and supporting the Dentists.
Melinda really understands the values and ethos that we have here at Toothkind “where people come first” with a “focus on great customer service and ensuring our
team provide this to our patients at all times.”
Melinda has 29 years’ experience working in Dental practices and she brings dedication as well as her wealth of knowledge and experience, and her natural people skills to our dental office everyday day.
Outside of work she can be found keeping busy with her husband Brendan and her 4 children.
Tarna has been a Dental Assistant/ Receptionist for almost 4 years. Toothkind was the second practice that she has worked in and she immediately knew that she was in the right place. Toothkind not only practices exceptional dental care but her fellow colleagues are friendly and caring and provide a family environment.
In her spare time Tarna enjoys taking my puppies to the dog beach, movies and of course shopping… every girls favourite hobby.
Tarna hopes that she’ll get to see you very soon here at Toothkind.
Shelby is happy to call herself a member of the Toothkind team as a dental assistant. She enjoys her job and take pleasure in helping our clients to understand more about their teeth and oral hygiene habits.
Outside of work she makes time to keep active in the outdoors; however, on the weekends she takes time out of my schedule to give back through various volunteering avenues. Shelby also make an effort to keep the people around her happy as well as herself, this is a quality Shelby tries to bring into her work environment at Toothkind.