Also to assist us in our provision of dentistry, we have a devoted team of over 30 staff, who are responsible for the important tasks of surgery administration, infection control, dental assisting and facility maintenance in order to make your visit to us as pleasant as possible. Don’t hesitate to ask if they can be of any assistance.
DR IAN LUPTON BDSc (Hons) MANAGING PARTNER
Dr. Ian Lupton loves the challenge of helping patients solve their dental concerns. He relishes complex dental treatment that involve cosmetic, crown and implant dentistry.
In his down time Dr Lupton likes to spend it in Caloundra with his wife and 5 children.
DR CHRISTOPHER RAYMONT BDSc
Chris does most aspects of clinical dentistry and has interests in children’s dentistry, complex restorative dentistry, and dentistry for people with disabilities.
He offers a General Anaesthetic session each month at St Andrews Private Hospital and at the request of Aged Care facilities, he is quite happy to visit for assessment and minor treatments.
Chris is a keen tennis player and continues to assist on the family farms in Lockyer Valley
DR JULIA TRAN BDSc (Hons)
Julia enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. In particular, she loves helping patients enhance their smiles. Julia has a gentle and compassionate approach to her patients but has a firm focus on preventative measures. Julia has volunteered with Equal Health, providing dental care to people in India. She would love to make another trip in the future.
Julia and her husband are kept busy with their three children and has a passion for good food and travel.
DR NGUYEN PHAM BOralH GDipDent
Enjoying all aspects of general dentistry, he has particular interest in working with families and children. Nguyen strives to ensure that all patients have a comfortable and pleasant experience.
On weekends Nguyen enjoys fishing, camping, and riding his motorbike. He loves to watch all sports especially following the Brisbane Broncos and keeps active through cycling.
DR KATHARINE BEETY BDSc (Hons)
Kate enjoys all aspects of dentistry but is especially passionate about treating families and children. She also strives to ensure that anxious or nervous patients feel comfortable whilst in her care. Outside of the dental surgery, Kate is now kept quite busy with her three children at their family home.
DR PETER TSAI BOralH GDipDent
Peter joined Limestone Dental Group upon graduation in 2008, and brings with him interests in the cosmetic field of dentistry. Peter prides himself on making every dental visit as pleasant as possible, and with his relaxed nature, he has since developed a loyal patient base.
Outside of dentistry, you can often find Peter on a tennis court or at the gym. He also enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.
DR PHOEBE PULLEN BOralH GDipDent
Phoebe takes great pride in delivering individualised patient-focused treatment and encourages patients to become actively involved, educating them about ways to improve and maintain their oral health. Whether it is your first dental visit or first visit in a long time, Phoebe is passionate about ensuring patients feel comfortable in the dental chair and leave with positive experiences.
Aside from dentistry Phoebe has a background in dance, enjoys keeping fit, taking regular Pilates and yoga classes, and spending time at the beach.
DR DOMINIC HOANG BOralH GDipDent
Dr. Dominic Hoang grew up in Brisbane’s southwest and attended St. Edmund’s College Ipswich where he graduated as dux of his cohort.
He is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and aims to provide the highest quality care to his patients. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Hoang enjoys working out, playing videogames and holds a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo.
Dr Purna Rajapakse BDS
Dr Rajapakse was born in Sri Lanka and moved to Australia as a child. She completed her schooling in Melbourne and studied dentistry at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Rajapakse enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a focus on preventative care and helping patients overcome their dental anxieties so they can maintain and feel more positive about their dental health.
Outside of work, Purna enjoys reading, traveling and playing and going on walks with her dog, Pepper. Purna also volunteers regularly at a programme at the RSPCA that provides interactions for socially isolated community groups with the rescue animals.
DR SHIRLEY KWOK BDSc
An experienced dentist, Shirley is a top all rounder who enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with an emphasis on preventative dentistry in order to assist her patients avoid oral health diseases. Her gentle touch puts patients at ease and she enjoys working with patients to create their perfect smile.
Shirley has many hobbies, from badminton to sketching and board games. Much to the delight of her friends and family she’s always trying out new recipes and techniques in the kitchen.
To top off her many talents Shirley is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
DR MATTHEW YEUNG BOralH GDipDent
Matthew joined the Limestone Dental Group in 2019, having served the Ipswich community as a pharmacist for the past 10 years. Matthew’s philosophy is to optimise the oral health of all his patients, and he is committed to providing individually-tailored dental treatments to achieve the best possible outcomes.
His kind and caring nature also makes him very approachable. Outside of work, Matthew enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.
Matthew is also fluent in Cantonese.
DR TEJAL KOTHARI BDSc
Tejal attended Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School and graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from James Cook University. She has previously completed placements at several clinics in Cairns, Mackay and Launceston. Tejal also gained experience in Sri Lanka during her time at the University of Peradeniya where she shadowed various dental specialists, volunteered performing oral cancer screenings and assisted educating school children about their oral health.
Tejal enjoys all aspects of dentistry and strives to treat every patient as she would care for a family member. She is passionate about providing patient-focused treatment with a holistic approach to ensure a positive dental experience to all ages including children.
Apart from work, Tejal enjoys travelling, spending time with her family and friends, yoga and cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Tejal is also fluent in Gujarati as well.
DR JOSHUA YOON BDSc
Dr Josh joined the Limestone Dental Group in February 2020 and works in the evenings and some weekends. Josh’s philosophy is to provide quality care for all his patients in a relaxed and nurturing manner. He is passionate about providing dental tips to ensure his patients can prevent future dental diseases.
His friendly approach ensures his patients can communicate their needs with ease. Outside of work, Josh enjoys spending time in nature and trying great coffee around town. Josh is fluent in Korean.
Rachel is passionate about patient care and impeccable attention to detail and professionalism. It was through these abilities that Rachel advanced her way to become Practice Manager in 2012.
Outside of her role as Practice Manager, Rachel enjoys jet skiing, keeping active and spending time with her friends and family, especially her Nephews, Luca & Leo.
Grant is Limestone Dental’s chief gardener, without him we wouldn’t have such lovely plants to boast about. If you come to our dental surgery early enough you will even hear him singing to the plants.