Humpty Doo Dental Team
our professionals are here to attend to your general, cosmetic and children’s dental needs.
At Humpty Doo Dental, our professionals are here to attend to your general, cosmetic and children’s dental needs. From our warm and relaxed surgery, our friendly and approachable dentists aim to help you achieve a healthy, happy smile. Our professional dental hygienists take a special interest in both gum disease (periodontitis) and preventative dentistry. To book an appointment with our Humpty Doo dentists, call our friendly reception team today.
DR JOHN TESARIK
Monday to Friday
John finished his schooling in Darwin, and despite moving away for a few years to complete his education, always intended to move back home to the Territory to live. He loves the rural lifestyle and is very proud to work and live within the Humpty Doo community. John finds the challenges and variety that come with general dental practice very fulfilling and really enjoys getting to know his patients.
Outside of work, he is a keen gardener and enjoys fishing, archery, keeping fit and spending time with his young family.
DR YVONNE HUIJSER VAN REENEN
Ma of Dentistry Groningen The Netherlands.
ADC Certified Clinical accreditation for GAS at Darwin Private Hospital
Thursday to Friday
She also works at Smith Street Dental Monday and Tuesday.
Yvonne is currently on maternity leave and will be returning in October 2019
Originally from the Netherlands,
Yvonne enjoys treating all members of the family. She treats a lot of kids and anxious patients. She enjoys getting to know her patients and build those relationships. Yvonne likes all facets of general dentistry, from root canal treatments to cosmetic treatments. She is accredited to provide treatments under General Anesthetic at the Darwin Private Hospital.
DR STEPHANIE SHIELDS
Monday and Tuesday
She also works at Smith Street Dental Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Steph enthusiastically enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is dedicated to helping patients achieve and maintain an optimal level of dental health. She finds it very fulfilling to improve a patient’s overall well-being through the application of modern dental concepts and help anxious patients overcome their fear. Steph is keenly interested in contemporary treatment advances and has a commitment to life-long learning. She is accredited to provide treatments under General Anesthetic in the Darwin Private Hospital
Steph is currently the secretary of the Australian Dental Association NT branch and a regular volunteer for the East Timor Dental Project. She enjoys the tropical lifestyle in Darwin and loves yoga and camping.
Dr Hannah Mcvinish
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
She also works at Smith Street Dental on Mondays and Tuesdays
Hannah is passionate about providing
Outside of the dental surgery, Hannah enjoys dancing, coffee, riding her dirt bike and exploring all the wonders that the Top End has to offer.
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
She also works at Smith Street Dental on Wednesday and Friday
Leonie completed her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene at Curtin University in Perth in 2008. She worked mostly with a private practice dentist who had a keen interest in dentally anxious patients. Over this time there were multiple holidays to Darwin which led to her making the move to live here in 2015.
She loves being involved in the preventive side of dentistry and changing people’s perspectives on coming to the dentist. Prevention is better than a cure as they say. With
Working Wednesday and Friday at Smith Street Dental and Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Humpty Doo Dental she has the best of both worlds.
Having settled down in Humpty Doo you can find her outside of the dental surgery fishing, cooking, 4WDing, swimming and exploring.
ph. 08 8988 5050
M-F: 8am - 5pm
17 Vereker St, Humpty Doo NT 0836