Dr Ramesh Sivabalan
Dr Ramesh Sivabalan enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. In particular, he gains satisfaction in introducing patients to minimally invasive dentistry and patients succeeding through it. Dr Sivabalan strongly believes that patient education is paramount to sustainable oral health. Dr Ramesh endeavours to empower his patients through understanding, and finds by doing so patients value and care for their treatment and teeth in a noticeable way.
In his spare time, Dr Sivabalan enjoys spending time with his wife, three children and extended family. Where time permits, he enjoys playing golf and swimming. He is a fan of all sports, especially Rugby League (Parramatta Eels), Soccer (Western Sydney Wanderers) and Aussie Rules Football (Sydney Swans).
Smile Street is delivered by a professional dental practice team. The quality of teamwork is closely linked to the quality of care the team provides. All members of the dental practice team contribute to the patient’s experience of dental treatment, and all have a role to play in making the best possible contribution to patient care. We have a great team of Dr.Ramesh, Connie, Chantel & Jasmine who together keep the smile glowing at Smile Street !
Dr. Nupur Hackwood
Dr. Hackwood is an experienced clinician with over 20 years dental experience. In addition to General Dentistry, Dr Hackwood is also registered with AHPRA as a Paediatric Dentist having gained a Masters with distinction (1988) and a PhD (1993) degree from the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Besides offering the full range of dental procedures such as dental restorations (fillings), dentures, extractions and root canal therapy, Dr Hackwood enjoys doing cosmetic dentistry to restore the smile with veneers, crowns and bridges be it in porcelain or composite.
Dr Sudhagar Sivabalan
Dr Sudhagar Sivabalan graduated from the Doctor of Dental Medicine at Sydney University, having completed a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney in 2011. He has had extensive experience with a variety of oral care through placements at Sydney Dental Hospital (SDH), Westmead Central for Oral Health (WCOH) and Dubbo Local Health Clinic, treating both adults and children. In addition, Dr Sudhagar was involved with research in facial profile aesthetics, allowing him to offer his patients a range of aesthetic and corrective options. He takes great pride in providing high quality restorative dentistry, and leaving a smile on patient’s faces. In his spare time, Sudhagar is actively involved in his youth group and enjoys service activities such as Nursing Home Visits and Donating Blood. He has a keen interest in music, particularly in singing and playing the piano. When possible, Sudhagar enjoys travelling and exploring new horizons.
Dr Sheryl Yu
Originally from Sydney, Dr Sheryl Yu has relocated to Gold Coast to complete her dental studies at Griffith University. During her study, she fell in love with the beautiful beaches and lovely weather here and decided to get away from the busy city in Sydney and settle down in Gold Coast. Through placements at both public and rural towns in Queensland, Dr Sheryl has developed her passion in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr Sheryl is a great listener, she enjoys chatting and working with patients from all age groups and backgrounds. She is currently doing research in the Endodontic field, and is growing a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry and Orthodontics. Dr Sheryl speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. When she’s not in the clinic, Dr Sheryl loves travelling and thrives in learning new things about different cultures and customs. She is also a big animal lover and has two adorable dogs.
I am a University of Sydney graduate in OHT. I have a passion for the well-being and health of the wider community. I want to be an oral health therapist who is present within my community and to promote and educate in oral health awareness. I’m a keen advocate for prevention and work within this philosophy. Aside from my career, my love and joy is derived from spending time with my beautiful family, including my husband, three gorgeous children and our Cavoodle. I foresee my future to be enriched with further education in the oral health field, to continue to expand my knowledge and understanding such that I can provide quality care for the community.
I have been in the dental industry since the age of 17. I started out as a dental assistant and over the years have gained the knowledge and experience that has lead me to fill Practice Manager roles. I am very excited to be apart of the Smile Street Murwillumbah team.
I am a qualified Dental Assistant with over 7 years experience. I have recently relocated to the Murwillumbah area. Having previously worked with Dr Ramesh Sivabalan, I welcomed the opportunity to be apart of his new team at Smile Street. As a mother of three, I am passionate about educating children about their oral health from a young age in order to create good habits that are with them for life.
I am new to the dental industry, but am looking forward to learning all aspects of dental assisting. I am interested in health and fitness and enjoy spending my weekends at the beach with family. I am a bubbly, happy person who enjoys helping others. I am proud to be apart of the Smile Street Team.
I have recently relocated to the Coolangatta area. I have previous experience in the Dental Profession and am excited to have joined the Smile Street Team. When not working I have a keen interest in training for running events. I am also an animal lover and am involved with the Golden Retriever Rescue Organisation.
I am new to the workforce after completing my high school certificate. I like to contribute to the community, I am a member of the Apex club of Murwillumbah. In my spare time I like to be outdoors & love to sing.
I am new to the dental industry and in the last year have completed my Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Having just under a year of experience, I have a passion for the way the Smile Street team deliver a welcoming and positive experience for patients.