National Dental Care · NT

Darwin

26 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 800

Preferred Providers

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defence health

We accept all major health funds!

Payment Plans

0% interest for 24 months

Opening Hours

monday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 7.00pm
friday 8.00am - 4.30pm
Saturday 8.00am - 1.00pm
sunday Closed

Languages Spoken

English French Cantonese Filipino

More Information

  • Parking Available Nearby

Meet the Team

Our friendly team at National Dental Care, Darwin work hand-in-hand with you for the long-term benefit of your oral health. Our highly qualified team of dentists and hygienists consider themselves your partner in maintaining high quality oral health that will last a lifetime.

Darwin

Our Dental Providers & Assistants

Aaron Tamayo

Dr Aaron Tamayo

Dentist ● BDS
Alexander Kubinyi

Dr Alexander Kubinyi

Dentist ● -
Brian Hallegua

Brian Hallegua

Hygienist ● DOH
Bruce McCullough

Dr Bruce McCullough

Dentist ● -
Damian Lavery

Dr Damian Lavery

Dentist ● BDSc
David Gordon

Dr David Gordon

Dentist ● BDSc (Hons), BDS
Gloria Vergara

Gloria Vergara

Hygienist ● DOH
James Min

Dr James Min

Dentist ● BDS
Kristina Thai

Dr Kristina Thai

Dentist ● BDS
Prashant Krishna

Dr Prashant Krishna

Dentist ● -
Aaron Tamayo

Aaron Tamayo

BDS

Obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in James Cook University in Cairns, Queensland in 2013. He then went on to work in both private and public dental clinics. He has undergone additional training on aesthetic dentistry, endodontics and implants. His main focus is preventative dentistry. He believes that the patient experience is the most important part of his day along with great chairside manners.

Alexander Kubinyi

Alexander Kubinyi

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Coming Soon!

Brian Hallegua

Brian Hallegua

DOH

I graduated at the University of TAFE Adelaide in 2003. I have more than 12 years’ experience in the dental industry. Having worked in rural areas like Rockhampton and urban areas like Sydney and Perth before moving to Darwin. I look out for my patients comfort and am known for my gentle touch. On a personal note, I enjoy travelling and I have a passion for languages.

Bruce McCullough

Bruce McCullough

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Coming Soon!

Damian Lavery

Damian Lavery

BDSc

Dr Lavery graduated from the University of Queensland as a dentist in 1997. Working as a general dentist since graduating, Dr Lavery has gained experience in public and private practice and has enjoyed applying himself to most aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in orthodontics, Invisalign®, cosmetic dentistry, and CAD(Computer Aided Design)/CAM (Computer Aided Manufacture) dental techniques including ceramic (Cerec) restoration. Dr Lavery has been providing a mix of general dental and orthodontic treatment in Brisbane, Regional Queensland and Darwin practices. Dr Lavery is married with two young children and enjoys spending time at the beach when time allows.

David Gordon

David Gordon

  |  BDSc (Hons), BDS

I graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1997, with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours). I am the longest serving member of National Dental Care team at Absolute Dentistry, and have cultivated exceptional skills in this time, having experienced a wide array of dental procedures. My passion lies in caring for my patients; I pride myself on my ability to treat anxious patients with understanding and a friendly manner. In my spare time, I love to play the piano.

Gloria Vergara

Gloria Vergara

DOH

I was an overseas dental practitioner and moved to Adelaide in 2012 to complete my studies. I have been in the dental industry for over a decade. I am patient and understanding with all patients and their dental fears. I am very gentle and passionate in my job to educate patients about good oral health. In my spare time, I love gardening and playing badminton with my children.

James Min

James Min

BDS

Dr James Min completed his Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney. After making the move to Darwin in 2013, James has serviced the NT for almost 5 years and has formed a great reputation and is highly sought after. He takes tremendous pride in his work as he provides treatment to all of his patients in a conservative and meticulous manner. National Dental Care Darwin is very pleased to engage his services and join our team. Dr James is always keen to expand his knowledge and enjoys learning to use new equipment and technology. Whilst enjoying all facets of general dentistry, James has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, prosthodontics and oral medicine. James has a goal of making your visit to our dental surgery, a relaxing and comfortable experience whilst walking away with a smile. During his spare time, James enjoys travelling, DIY projects, car enthusiast and sports.

Kristina Thai

Kristina Thai

  |  BDS

I obtained my Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2014 from James Cook University Cairns. I was previously working in Mackay, Queensland for 3 years before moving here to Darwin. I believe in providing the best care possible for my patients and enjoy practicing all aspects of general dentistry with a special interest in restorative dentistry and oral surgery. I am committed to continuing my professional development and am currently pursuing a Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Prashant Krishna

Prashant Krishna

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Dr Prashant Krishna completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University. He has worked in public practice providing dental services to remote locations in the Tiwi Islands and East Arnhem land; and has been working in the NT for the last three years in private practice in Darwin and Palmerston. Prashant has an eye for detail and aims to provide patients with the highest quality of dental care. Dr Krishna has also completed studies in radiation therapy and has applied his hospital experience to safely manage medially compromised patients and geriatric patients. Although Prashant enjoys all aspects of dentistry he has a particular interest in oral surgery, restorative dentistry and early intervention oral care. In his spare time Prashant enjoys going to the gym, listening to music and cooking.

About Us

National Dental Care, Darwin encourages patients to take responsibility for their dental health. We will help you formulate a long-term plan to maintain good oral health for a lifetime. The underpinning philosophy of the practice is to encourage the maintenance of good health through preventative dentistry and active dental health promotion. This requires a personal approach for each individual situation, but in every case, we aim to eliminate the two most common dental diseases, decay and gum disease. Our qualified team of dentists and hygienists consider themselves your partner in maintaining high quality oral health that will last a lifetime. We have been caring for Darwin and Palmerston communities for well over 25 years, with a reputation for providing gentle and caring dental services in a relaxed, professional and friendly environment. Street parking is available outside, with a bus stop in front of the building.

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