Our Philosophy

At Everton Hills Dental Clinic we pride ourselves on quality dentistry and strive to make it as comfortable and pain free as possible. Our logo represents the gentle as a feather treatment we think all patients deserve. If you are looking for a dentist in Everton Hills, choose us because:

  • We think emergencies should be seen fast and will get you in ASAP
  • We accept all health funds and process on the spot with HICAPS
  • We are preferred providers with most health funds
  • We keep dental care affordable
  • We have ample parking available right out the front
  • We provide a wide range of services
  • Gap free treatment for children under CDBS
  • Payment plan options with ZipPay

Community

We are dedicated to helping our local community and have recently partnered with North West Accommodation Service to support Brisbane’s homeless youth.  We are providing complete dental care, education classes and oral health supplies to the young people in this program.  Some of these young people are also young parents in which case we are also looking after their children’s dental needs.  We are committed to breaking the cycle and improving the dental health of our future generations.

Dentists

Dr Lingaiah Dronavalli

Dr Lingaiah Dronavalli achieved his degree in dentistry from Griffith University with academic excellence in 2010. He spent 5 years practising on the sunshine coast and the moved back to Brisbane with his wife in 2015. Lingaiah believes if you want to offer the best treatment for your patients you need to learn from the best. He has completed renowned prosthodontist Dr Tony Rotondo’s Mini residency in Full mouth rehabilitation and is highly qualified in taking on complex cases. He has completed courses on complex surgical wisdom teeth extractions, restoring dental implants, advanced root canals. He has extensive experience in treating dental trauma being on call for the local community in the sunshine coast.

Lingaiah creates a relaxed and friendly environment to put even the most phobic of dental patients at ease. He is enthusiastic about his work and keeps up to date with all the latest in dental research and continuing education programs to provide his patients with the best treatment outcomes.  Lingaiah is particularly skilled in oral surgery (wisdom teeth extractions), aesthetic dentistry and is great with kids.

“I have always found Dentistry to be both enjoyable and rewarding. I work towards achieving a quality result that includes my patients having a positive experience. The most rewarding part of dentistry is transforming smiles and giving my patients the confidence that they deserve.”

Dr Lingaiah grew up in Sydney and recently married his college sweetheart Rachel, who is also a practicing dentist.  If not in the clinic, you will find Lingaiah out playing every sport under the sun – most of all he loves soccer, cricket and rugby league. Unfortunately he is from south of the border, but then again no one’s perfect.


Dr Gisely Mendes

Gisely graduated as a Dentist in Brazil in 1988. After further studies she completed her Masters of Dental Paediatrics in 1991 at the Brazilian Airforce Technological Center in Sao Paulo. She then continued on with her studies to complete her Masters in Orthodontics with the Sao Paulo Dental Surgeon Association concluding in 1993.

Gisely worked in private practice in Brazil for over 10 years prior to moving to Australia. She was an active member of the Brazilian Orthodontic Society and also a member of the Dental Association in Sao Paulo.

Gisely successfully passed the Australian Dental Council examinations in 2010 to be recognized as a General Dentist in Australia. Continuing education courses and seminars is a priority for Gisely to keep her updated with new information, technology and skills to provide excellent care for her patients.

She loves the arts, travelling and spending time on the coast with her children and friends.


Dr Aaron Jones

Dr Aaron Jones has completed a Bachelor of Oral Health (Dental Science) and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry both completed through Griffith University. He has also completed a bachelor of Nursing (QUT) which has seen him spend much of his life dedicated to health care. His experience while nursing and his compassionate nature allow and compel him to be a passionate and caring dentist, looking to offer exceptional care to the Ipswich community.

Aaron has worked within a variety of settings both within public and private practice and has worked extensively in private practice throughout Queensland. Aaron has worked in volunteer clinics as well as extensively in cosmetic and general dentistry practices. He has a broad range of knowledge and skills that he has developed over this time with a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry while providing exceptional care to anxious patients and children. He is dedicated to providing exceptional, gentle care whilst delivering the best outcomes for his patients. He is passionate about health care and about providing an outstanding patient experience, and in creating beautiful smiles for life.


Dr Sam Osborn

Dr Osborn is originally from Melbourne, but moved to Canberra for law school. Upon graduation, Dr Osborn decided to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a dentist. On receiving his Bachelor of Dental Science, Dr Osborn and his wife decided to move for warmer weather and now call Brisbane home. Dr Osborn is a dedicated dentist who is passionate about preventative, restorative, and aesthetic dentistry for patients of all ages and always holds his work to the highest standard. Dr Osborn is committed to continuing his education in order to stay abreast with the latest trends in dentistry and ensure his patients receive the most current and evidence-based dental care.

When not treating patients, Dr Osborn can be found playing Aussie rules football, indulging his love of history, and planning trips to the beach with his wife.


Hygienists

Kate Stigwood

Kate graduated from Griffith University in 2009 with a dual degree in dental hygeine and oral health therapy.  Since graduating Kate has worked at 2 previous private dental clinics in the Brisbane region before she began with Everton Hills Dental 5 years ago.

She is committed to providing the highest quality of care to all her patients, ensuring they are respected, relaxed and comfortable with her warm and caring approach.

Outside of work, Kate enjoys going to the markets, relaxing at the beach, travelling and spending time with her friends and family.


Rachel Vaughan

Rachel graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Oral Health and works as an Oral Health Therapist.

Rachel moved to Brisbane at the start of 2018 and has enjoyed the change from the cold Adelaide weather.  She enjoys the outdoors especially trips to the beach and enjoys sports, playing for a local netball team.


Practice Manager

Symone Torrisi

Symone started her career in the Dental Industry in January 2004 working as a Dental Assistant.  Symone started at Everton Hills Dental Clinic in September 2007 as a Practice Manager.  Symone loves welcoming all patients with a friendly comforting smile and thrives on patient satisfaction.  As other staff members would say, Symone is the back bone of the clinic.

In her spare time, Symone enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, managing her youngest son’s soccer team and along with her Daughter volunteering with supporting the homeless.


Dental Assistants

Katiah Torrisi

Katiah grew up in Australia and has lived in North Brisbane her whole life. She is currently in the process of completing her certificate 3 in Dental assisting.

In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her friends and family, she also likes cooking and relaxing.


Kiri Lakatos

Kiri has been a dental assistant for 5 years and holds a certificate 3 in dental assisting completed in 2015. She is assisting in surgery mostly in the evenings.

In down time she likes cooking for friends and family.


Everton Hills Dental
Shop F On Q Plaza
1 Queens Rd
Everton Hills