Dr Jenny LingDr Jenny Ling

Principal Dentist
BDS, Syd Uni

Dr Jenny Ling graduated from University of Sydney in 1997 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After practising in private practice, she then gained further experience in the UK prior to returning to Sydney to set up her first dental practice in 2003. She is also a member of The Australian Dental Association.

Sparkling Dental is Dr Ling’s second private practice to be established in view of continuing to provide a stunning smile to her patients. Dr Ling is proactive with continuing her education in order to provide the best and latest dentistry there is to offer her patients. She has great skills in handling dental-phobic patients, as well as children. She also has particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitations.

Dr Irene ThongDr Irene Thong

Associate Dentist
BDSc (Melb) 
MFDS RCPS (Glasgow)

Dr Irene Thong graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2007 and has worked extensively in both private and public dentistry.

Dr Thong is committed to continual dental education, regularly attends courses and society meetings and is also a member of the Australian Dental Association. She is accredited as an Invisalign® provider. Dr Thong was awarded the MRACDS dental qualification by examination and was successfully admitted to The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2013.

Providing quality dental care in a relaxed and comfortable environment is a priority for Dr Thong. She is a believer in preventive and conservative dentistry and works closely with her patients to achieve good oral health. Children’s dentistry is one of her passions and being a mother to 2 young children, she understands how important it is to make their first visits a positive experience.

Dr Sandra Pedram  

BDS (Syd) 
GradDipClinDent (Hyp)

Dr Sandra Pedram is a highly experienced dentist who has recently joined our practice.

She is a dedicated and gentle dentist for both adults and children. She has
almost 20 years of experience, mostly on the lower North Shore.

Sandra graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Sydney in 1997.  She has completed extensive additional post-graduate study in Australia and overseas, including a two year orthodontic training programme.  Sandra has also completed further study in cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, sleep apnoea and facial aesthetics.

Sandra’s knowledge and expertise extends to successful treatment of craniofacial growth problems for patients ranging in age from two to late adulthood.



michael hornbyDr Michael Hornby

Visiting Consultant for Oral Surgery
BDS, Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Cert Anat Diss

Dr Michael Hornby graduated in dentistry in 2002 and spent three years on the south coast of NSW as a general dentist. Since then he has relocated to Sydney and worked performing minor oral surgery at the Sydney Dental Hospital for seven years. There he gained valuable experience in treating people from all walks of life with varying oral surgical issues.

He has taught for the Faculty of Dentistry at Sydney University, and for the School of Rural Medicine at the University of New England.

Katherine BarrettDr Katherine Barrett

BDent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control), BA (Hons)

Dr Katherine Barrett graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dentistry. She went on to further her studies by attaining a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Conscious Sedation & Pain Control).

Dr Barrett has previously worked as a dentist in private practice in both Regional New South Wales and metropolitan Sydney. She is a Dental Board of Australia (DBA) Certified Sedationist and is endorsed to practice conscious sedation by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and undergoes frequent continuing education in dental sedation and medical emergency training. 

Mary Frei 04Mary Frei

Dental Hygienist BSc RDH

Mary completed her hygiene studies in the USA and brings international experience from her years of work in general, cosmetic and orthodontic practices in Australia, America and Switzerland.

Her main objective as a dental hygienist is the prevention of gum disease. Mary is skilled in giving patients the most comfortable and thorough tooth cleaning experience as well as customising oral hygiene education for each patient. Her passion is to enhance every patient's quality of life through great oral health and awareness.

Constantly striving for excellence, Mary gives her patients the highest quality of care by keeping herself updated regularly by attending various dental seminars and courses. 

Her excellent skills, gentle touch and calm chair-side manner have been appreciated by even the most nervous of patients.