Meet The Team

Meet your friendly local Gold Coast dentist

Get to know the team at your local dental clinic before you visit.

Dr Huy Tran

Dr. Huy Tran

Principal Dentist

Dr. Huy Tran graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland in 2003 and has since worked predominantly in the South-East Queensland district. He has a pleasant and caring chair-side manner and ensures his patients feel as comfortable as possible whilst under his care.

Huy enjoys practicing in all aspects of general dentistry but has special interests in the management of children and cosmetic dentistry. He also likes to keep up to date with new developments in the dental industry through regular continuing education courses. In his spare time, you will either see Huy involved in some minor home renovating, traveling, or planning for his future travels.

Dr Jenny Loi

Dr. Jenny Loi

Principal Dentist

Dr. Jenny Loi graduated from the University of Queensland in 2001 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. Since graduation, she has been working full time in private practice and continually attends lectures and seminars to advance her skills.

Jenny has a very friendly and caring nature. She is gentle, a great listener and very family-orientated, having four kids of her own. She is committed to providing the highest standard of patient care. During her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, shopping and traveling.

Dr Malka Fernando

Dr. Malka Fernando


Dr Malka Fernando grew up in Auckland and since graduating from Griffith University on the Gold Coast, she has been providing outstanding care in all areas of general dentistry. Dr Malka has been part of the team at Ashmore Dental clinic since January 2015. She works with a calm and gentle demeanour, ensuring her patients are comfortable at all time and eliminating dental anxiety amongst adults and children alike. Dr Malka not only ensures all her patients are listened to, she also takes the time to explain the reasoning and intricacies of all procedures, so her patients are able to make well informed decisions with their treatment.

Dr Fernando has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry bringing your smile back to life with a range of treatment options from simple restorations to full coverage crowns and bridges. She regularly attends educational seminars, keeping up to date with the latest advances in dentistry. Outside of Ashmore Dental, Dr Fernando enjoys cooking up a storm, hiking through wilderness or simply relaxing with some music.

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Dr. Ra Chung


Dr. Ra Chung has been applying her skills in the dental industry for 8 years now and is both a qualified Dentist and Oral Health Therapist, having graduated from Griffith University where she achieved yearly academic excellence awards. Dr. Chung prides herself on her gentle approach and excellent patient manner while being extremely skilled in dealing with even the most nervous dental patients. She wants to make coming to Ashmore Dental the most comfortable experience for every patient she has the pleasure of seeing.

Dr. Chung is exceptional in all areas of dentistry but she is particularly passionate about Orthodontics and Paediatrics. When Dr. Chung isn’t taking fantastic care of our patients, she is busy continuing her education, enjoying her 4-legged fur baby and cooking up her favourite foods.

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Dr Lay Lim


Dr Lay Lim (Lavin) received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide, SA. Dr Lay has worked in Adelaide and Mackay prior to joining our practice. She is a compassionate and friendly professional who keeps Ashmore Dental Care warm and welcoming to everyone.

Dr Lay is hugely committed to providing high quality dental care with an emphasis on disease prevention. One of her missions is to help patients overcome their fear of dentists. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is particularly passionate in the areas of paediatric dentistry and prosthodontics. She is also fluent in multiple languages i.e. English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys activities such as hiking, cycling and picnics. You may likely find Lavin catching up with friends while sipping a perfect cuppa in the Queensland sunshine.

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Natalie Keeling

Practice Manager

Natalie has been in the dental industry since 2007, working in a range of areas including general dentistry as well as various dental specialties. Her dedicated passion for her work has seen her undertake studies in Human Resource Management and her Certificate III and Certificate IV (Radiology) in Dental Assisting. Her wealth of experience and knowledge ensures that she delivers exceptional support and leadership qualities to the Ashmore Team.

Natalie finds working in the dental industry extremely rewarding. She loves having the opportunity to provide patients with a memorable experience that not only enhances their overall health but helps to boost their confidence.

Natalie is kind, gentle, bubbly, and enjoys chatting to all of our patients when she gets the opportunity. Outside of work, Natalie enjoys spending her time out and about with her son, playing netball, and gardening.

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