Welcome to our office! Our entire team is looking forward to meeting you and helping your family have the healthy and attractive smiles that you deserve.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Seung Choi, BDS - Principal Dentist
Dr Seung Choi (Sean) graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University of Otago, New Zealand in 2006. He commenced private practice in Auckland, New Zealand before relocating to Australia in 2008. Initially practicing in Toowoomba for a couple of years he moved to Melbourne in 2010 and has been practicing there before moving to Blackheath.
He has completed the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID) accreditation program in 2012 and is currently undergoing the General Orthodontic Residency program.
Knowing the importance of continuing education, Sean keeps up to date with scientific based approach to dental care by regularly attending courses/conferences with the latest advances in dental technology and scientific research.
Passionate about providing the best care, Sean will always provide an informed range of options that will allow patients to decide on the treatment plan that suits them best. He is skilled in all aspects of dentistry with his scope of practice extending to a special interest in preventive dentistry, Orthodontics, treatment and management of TMJ and sleep apnoea.
Away from the office, Sean loves spending time with his wife and maltese. He also enjoys travelling and watching movies.
Julie Turnbull - Front office coordinator/Dental assistant
Julie made her home in the Blue mountains in 1984. She has two sons and four grandchildren. Julie and husband Vincent have since built their new home in Little Hartley.
Julie has been a medical receptionist for many years and you will find her very approachable, friendly and helpful. She will also be assisting in surgery.
Katie Newkirk - Front office coordinator/Dental assistant
Katie has spent 16 yrs in the Medical Industry including over 10 years as a Nurse and Paramedic in the Full time Australian Army. She has provided patient care in Australia and abroad in an array of clinical settings including Disaster Relief, Trauma, Aged care and Disability. She has settled in Blackheath with her husband and 2 children and draws on her past military experiences and training to adapt to her new interest in the world of Dentistry.
Dr. Peter Douglass
After growing up in a close family on the NSW south coast and completing his secondary education as a boarding student at Chevalier college, Peter moved to the city to attend Sydney University, graduating in 1976 with a degree in dental science.
His dental career began as an associate dentist in a few practices including Cooma, Narrabeen and the UK.
Family and children of his own became part of the picture so PEter then embarked on a solo journey purchasing and running his first dental surgery in country NSW (with a branch practice attached).
Peter preferred his boys to have the benefit of a good education. This brought him to the Blue Mountains, establishing a bus successful practice in Blackheath. Blackheath in itself is a caring friendly community. A village fostering healthy outdoor activities, cafes, restaurant and neighborly families.
Special relationships formed over the many years of caring for the dental health of many wonderful people and their families. children maturing into adults with whole lives of their own ahead.