Meet the Team

At Gentle Dental a long-term dentist-patient relationship is very important to us. It's why our team consists of experienced and dedicated dental practitioners who are kind, friendly, and caring. We believe that every experience should be a pleasant experience when you visit one of our practices.

Our team is led by Dr. Gen Russo, one of Sydney's leading dental practitioners, and has over 40 years of experience with strong interest in a wide range of dental fields. This experience includes working with children and patients with special needs to offer comprehensive, thorough and trustworthy dental care across general dentistry, cosmetic procedures, orthodontics and more.

Meet the members of our team and discover the difference of Gentle Dental care.

Dr Gen Russo Dr Gen Russo BDS SYD UNI

Dr Russo has served the community of Western Sydney for almost 40 years. His extensive dental implant experience, continued education, and commitment to advances in dental technology have been instrumental in making Gentle Dental Care one of Sydney’s most respected dental surgeries.

Dr Michael Ishak Dr Michael Ishak BDS (HONS) USYD

I enjoy keeping up to date with the latest improvements in modern dentistry and have a strong interest in implant, paediatric, cosmetic and General Anaesthetic dentistry.

Dr Nick Ngo Dr Nick Ngo BDS (USYD)

Graduated from Sydney University in 2001, Dr Ngo enjoys all aspects of dentistry. He has completed a mini orthodontic residency at EODO and trained at the Brener Implant Institute.

Dr Gary Beaton Dr Gary Beaton BDS (USYD)

I am committed to providing my patients with the best quality care, with latest technology & continued professional development.

Dr Michael Russo Dr Michael Russo BCOM, BDENT (USYD), Grad, Dip. Clin. Dent. (Oral Implants)

I take pride in providing my patients with the highest quality and cutting edge dental care and have a particular interest in endodontics and implantology.

Dr Tania Kauter Dr Tania Kauter BMEDSC BDENT (USYD)

I am strongly interested in Oral Surgery and am dedicated in providing my patients with proficient treatment while ensuring they receive comprehensive care in a calm environment.

Dr Michael Lavorato Dr Michael Lavorato BDS (Adel. Uni)

My background is Italian and I have a strong interest in cosmetic dentistry and working with anxious patients. I attend many professional development courses in order to keep abreast of new dental techniques and materials.

Dr Chris Costello Dr Chris Costello BMedSci, BDent (Hons) USYD

I have an interest in all aspects of general dentistry and have completed numerous continuing education courses. I look forward to meeting your dental needs.

Dr Kerri Robinson Dr Kerri Robinson BDS (distinction) Otago University

I enjoy getting to know my patients and strive to provide pain free, quality dentistry.

Dr Joseph Saouma Dr Joseph Saouma BMedSci, BDent (Hons) USYD

With an artistic eye, Joseph provides nothing short of comprehensive care. His relaxed nature and gentle hand ensure that all treatment is carried out in an easy, painless and enjoyable way for patients of all ages.

Dr Charlie Rowda Dr Charlie Rowda BSc(Hons) BDent (USYD)

I enjoy all facets of dentistry taking a special interest in minor oral surgery. In my spare time I like watching and playing sports. I'm bilingual, speaking Arabic and English.

Dr Maja Stojceska Dr Maja Stojceska BDS (USYD)

I have deep interest in all aspects of Dentistry. My other passion is my family and I love to travel. I'm also fluent in Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian languages.

Dr Saad Al-Mozany Dr Saad Al-Mozany BDS(NZ), DClinDent(Ortho)(Syd), MRACDS(Ortho)(Syd), MOrthRCSEd

Dr. Al-Mozany is a specialist Orthodontist who enjoys treatment of multidisciplinary cases in both adults and children. He has lectured at national and international conferences.

Cassie Hay Cassie Hay BOH (USYD)

Cassie is a highly skilled Oral Health Therapist, with a passionate focus on dental hygiene. She enjoys interacting with her patients in a caring and sweet nature. She has a great ability working with children and nervous patients.

Dr Renee Stanton Dr Renee Stanton BMedSci (Hons), BDent (Hons) USYD

I take pride in treating my patients with the utmost care and respect. Outside of work, I enjoy cooking, yoga and the challenges of being a new mum.

Kiara Mudie Kiara Mudie BOH (USYD)

Kiara can speak Italian and loves to travel and experience new cultures. Her interests include history, health and adrenaline sports. Kiara loves working with her patients to help them achieve optimal oral health.

Natalie Surace Natalie Surace BOH (University of Newcastle)

I am passionate about providing my patients with individualized oral hygiene education. I believe a healthy dentition is achievable through maintaining great oral hygiene habits.

Dr John Sambevski BCom BDent (Hons) USYD

I am passionate about providing quality care to my patients. I have commenced specialist training in Orthodontics so that I can provide the very best and most innovative orthodontic care to children and adults alike.