We Are Wahroonga Dental Group

We are a team that strive for excellence and we are strengthened by friendship

Dr. Shivani - Wahroong Dental Group

Dr. Shivani Rattan

Dr Shivani completed her dental training in Queensland and has had extensive experience in private practice over many years. She enjoys patient interaction, problem solving and finds it particularly rewarding to offer pain relief to patients in need. Dr Shivani believes in a patient-centred approach, striving to work together to improve every patient's oral health. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with a special interest in root canal therapy.

Outside of work, Dr Shivani likes to read, play fetch with her dog and spend time with her family and friends.

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Dr. Shelly Ni

After completing her dental training in Queensland, Dr Shelly worked in private practice in Central Queensland where she became a favourite for her warm chairside manner. She joined Wahroonga Dental Group upon returning to Sydney to be with family.

Shelly is passionate about maintaining beautiful healthy smiles for life and loves developing meaningful relationships with her patients. She strives to provide a comfortable and pleasant pain-free experience at each appointment. Shelly also loves caring for children and ensuring that families are equipped to maintain beautiful teeth.

When she isn't practising dentistry, Shelly enjoys a good boardgame or escape room and loves to dream about her next getaway.

Shelly also speaks conversational Mandarin and Shanghainese.

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Dr. Dylan Gulliford

Dylan originally started out as an Engineer before graduating with Honours in Dentistry from the University of Sydney in 2005. He has spent his dental career working both at Westmead Dental Hospital and in private practice, gaining experience in a diverse range of areas. He has also been a Clinical Educator for senior dental students for the University of Sydney since 2009.

With a keen eye for detail, Dylan particularly enjoys the challenges of Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy) and has been treating our complex cases for several years before coming on board to provide the whole range of general treatment for our patients.

An avid reader, he manages to find time to complete books regularly as part of a Book Club whilst staying active playing sport and raising a young family.

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Dr. Michelle Truong

Dr Michelle Truong graduated from the University of Queensland with honours in 2007 and enjoys all facets of general dentistry with a particular focus on treating families and children. She prides herself on being gentle and caring. With an emphasis on overall well-being, she believes in conservative dentistry and the importance of patient education. She strives to stay up to date with the latest in dentistry by attending continuing professional education.

Outside of work Dr Truong is a busy mother to 4 young children. She enjoys travelling, cooking and spending time with her family.

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Dr. Elma Cheung

Dr Elma graduated with Honours at the University of Melbourne in 2006. Since graduating she has worked in private practices in Mosman, Sydney CBD and the upper North Shore.

Meticulous in her work, Elma is dedicated to finding the most suitable solution for her patients’ needs. Her gentle and caring nature shines through her practice, and patients who are nervous about dental treatment often complete their appointment with a changed and positive attitude towards dentistry. Elma strives to ensure her patients are completely comfortable with treatment and satisfied with their visit.

Elma loves spending time with her family, and is a proud mum to two young daughters and a Japanese Spitz dog. Her husband is a specialist orthodontist on the Northern Beaches.

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Dr. Eugene Foo

Eugene graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours and later completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) from the same university.

Eugene has a particular interest in reconstructive and implant dentistry and is a Fellow by examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Eugene has served on many committees including the ADA and is currently a member of the Planning Committee for the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) and is a lecturer and examiner for the university course. Eugene is also the current NSW President of the Australasian Osseointegration Society, Australia’s leading implant society.

Eugene worked as a Senior Dental Officer at Westmead Hospital and in various other practices and prior to joining the Wahroonga Dental Group, Eugene consulted at The Dental Specialists for a period of 6 years, where he worked closely with registered specialists in many disciplines, including Prosthodontists (reconstructive specialists), Endodontists (root canal specialists), Periodontists (gum specialists) and Oral Surgeons. Eugene continues to consult and provide dental implant services at various practices within the Sydney region. Eugene is strongly focused on continued education and has attended many courses, far exceeding current continuing professional development requirements as required by AHPRA. He attends education both within Australia and abroad, such as the University of Bern (Switzerland).

Eugene is happily married and enjoys spending time with his young sons – Ryan (aged 3) and Nathan (6 months) – and skiing with his wife, Benita. Eugene’s demeanor is calm and easygoing and manages to put his patients at ease immediately.

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Dr. Anne-Marie Morris

Anne-Marie graduated with honours from Sydney University in 1982. Since graduating she has worked in Thornleigh, Five Dock, Granville and, since 1984 has worked at Wahroonga.

The people Anne-Marie treats will always be her patients, never “customers” or “clients”. She is simply dedicated to giving them the best possible dental care and brings her skills, experience and training – which is continually updated through continuing professional development – to that challenge. Anne-Marie enjoys the company of her patients and likes to treat people of all ages with a wide range of dental health issues. Up until 1999, Anne-Marie’s work-life balance was achieved through travel to different locations around the world such as Europe, Asia and Egypt. Hamish was born in 1999 and – well, her hobbies have since become more locally based!

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Dr Chan Nguyen

Dr Chan graduated with honours at the University of Sydney in 2001 and is renowned on the Upper North Shore for being uniquely gentle and genuinely caring.

Her passion for service to the community has made her a well respected colleague, and in 2008 she became our current Principal.

Being a mother of three young children, Chan enjoys seeing families and is passionate about prevention. She embraces neurodiversity and is experienced with children or adults with generalised anxiety, on the autism spectrum, or with sensory processing challenges and works with graded exposure to create positive experiences.

Her pain-free approach to dentistry and keen eye for detail has attracted fans both locally and afar.

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Dr. Amy Lee

BDSc (Hons)(Melb) DClinDent (Ortho)(Syd) FRACDS (GDP) MRACDS (Ortho) AOB Certified

Dr. Amy Lee is a dedicated Specialist Orthodontist known for her compassionate care and exceptional results in creating beautiful smiles. Graduating with honors from the University of Melbourne, she has over 15 years of experience, including extensive training in orthodontics.

Starting her career as a Dental Officer at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health in Sydney, Dr. Amy gained expertise in treating medically compromised and pediatric patients while comforting anxious individuals. She later became a clinical educator and supervisor at the University of Sydney, showcasing her passion for teaching. She is also actively involved in lecturing at the University of Sydney for general dentists, further demonstrating her dedication to education and professional development.

Dr. Amy’s commitment to patient-centered care is evident in her gentle approach, emphasising trust, empathy, and open communication. Her accolades include a Fellowship and Membership from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics from the University of Sydney. She has also been internationally recognised for her expertise and was invited to speak at the European Orthodontic Conference in Athens, presenting her post-graduate thesis research.

Beyond her professional life, Dr. Amy cherishes time with her family, engaging in beach days, creative art activities, and tennis matches. Her warm demeanor and expertise make her a sought-after orthodontist, dedicated to helping patients achieve their perfect smile.

Professional Qualifications
Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) University of Sydney
Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours University of Melbourne
Fellowship of Royal Australiasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS GDP)
Membership of Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (MRACDS Ortho)

Career and Professional Memberships
AHPRA registered Specialist Orthodontist
Australasian Orthodontic Board Certified
Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO)
Australian Dental Association (ADA)
European Society of Orthodontists (ESO)

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Shana Dorry (Registered Nurse)

Shana has been a nurse since 2008 and has a vast array of experience. She has worked in South-East Asia with renowned plastic surgeons before obtaining her Master of Nursing from University of Sydney, specialising in surgical and theatre nursing. She subsequently completed her training in aesthetics. Shana is passionate about non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures such as anti-wrinkle and fillers to achieve a natural and beautiful glow. She believes in a holistic approach, working alongside clients, making patients look and feel better by building an individualised treatment plan to reach their well-tailored and desired outcomes. Shana strongly believes in ongoing professional development to provide the best possible care for individuals.