Apple Dental · NSW

Lane Cove

1 Finlayson Street Lane Cove NSW 2066

Preferred Providers

We accept all major health funds!

Payment Plans

0% interest for 24 months

Opening Hours

monday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm
friday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 4.00pm
sunday Closed

Languages Spoken

English Portuguese Mandarin

More Information

  • Parking Available (on site)
  • Parking Available
  • Wheelchair access

Meet the Team

At Apple Dental, Lane Cove (Part of National Dental Care), we are committed to delivering excellence in dental care for every patient. Whether you are looking for preventative dental care and hygiene instruction, to cosmetic dentistry such as teeth whitening, dental implants and complete smile makeovers.

Lane Cove

Our Dental Providers & Assistants

Frank Nguyen

Dr Frank Nguyen

Dentist ● BDSc (Hons)
Hiba Amin

Dr Hiba Amin

Dentist ● BDS
Jesse Labuguen

Jesse Labuguen

Oral Health Therapist ● BOH, Grad Cert. Dental Therapy
Katie Metcalfe

Dr Katie Metcalfe

Dentist ● BDS (Hons)
Mandy Zheng

Dr Mandy Zheng

Dentist ● BDS
Mark Casiglia

Dr Mark Casiglia

Lead Dentist ● BDS
Patricia Vivaldi

Dr Patricia Vivaldi

Dentist ● BDS
Frank Nguyen

Frank Nguyen

Dentist  |  BDSc (Hons)

As well as being a dentist, Dr Frank Nguyen values his role as an educator. He teaches at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Sydney, and continues to upskill in technology and techniques himself. He loves to help his patients, and that often means utilising technology like CADCAM to ensure they can have the precision made smiles they desire. He has meticulous attention to detail and combined with his ability to put anxious patients at ease, he is a valued member of the Apple Dental and broader National Dental Care team. As a father, he values teaching his younger patients about their health and is always happy to answer any questions they have. He enjoys the day to day of being a dentist, but in his spare time, he is a thrill-seeking snowboarder, foodie and first and foremost, a loving parent.

Hiba Amin

Hiba Amin

Dentist  |  BDS

With multiple accreditations, Dr Amin completed her Masters in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute in London before relocating to Sydney, Australia. Having completed multiple areas of study from across the world, Dr Hiba Amin, sees learning as a key part of being a dentist. Her growing skillset end expertise enables her to offer her patients optimum results. Her patients value her skills and appreciate her kind and gentle approach. As a parent herself, she enjoys welcoming new families to the practice.

Jesse Labuguen

Jesse Labuguen

Oral Health Therapist  |  BOH, Grad Cert. Dental Therapy

Jesse qualified as an Oral Health Therapist in 2011 from Sydney University, and has periodically worked in both cosmetic practices and private practices. Completing postgraduate studies at the University of Melbourne, he has worked at private cosmetic practices in South Yarra, Victoria and Double Bay, Sydney. He enjoys and focuses on aesthetic, preventive and restorative aspects of general dentistry. An artist by passion, Jesse loves to shoot and film landscapes and portraiture – expressing an inherent desire to create. He has been creating and developing artistic works since a young age. When he’s not in the practice, you’ll either find him at a speakeasy, climbing perilously high mountains, or kayaking in lakes – and always looking for that perfect photography opportunity.

Katie Metcalfe

Katie Metcalfe

Dentist  |  BDS (Hons)

Dr Katie Metcalfe graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry (Honours) from the University of Sydney in 2011. She was awarded multiple academic prizes throughout her studies, including the Dr E John Williamson Prize for proficiency in dental ethics and University of Sydney Academic merit prize for academic excellence. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy, from the University of New South Wales. Katie has experience in both public and private dental health practices in Sydney and rural NSW, and as a clinical supervisor at the University of Sydney. She has also volunteered in Cambodia, providing much needed dental treatment on disadvantaged children in rural areas. Katie enjoys all facets of general dentistry, particularly the pleasure of meeting new people and making patients feel at ease during their treatment. She prides herself on her empathy, communication and attention to detail and always strives to make her patients feel safe and relaxed.

Mandy Zheng

Mandy Zheng

Dentist  |  BDS

With a dedicated approach and caring personality, Dr Mandy Zheng values her patient’s experience as well as their outcomes. She loves meeting new faces and learning about her patients and their families over the years. She also enjoys restorative dental procedures, such as Invisalign and facial injectables, which contribute to patient’s long-term health outcomes and goals. Beyond spending time with her patients, and continuously upskilling her techniques, Mandy enjoys spending time with her family. She is a proud mum with two children, and values taking an active role in her community.

Mark Casiglia

Mark Casiglia

Lead Dentist  |  BDS

Dr Mark Casiglia has been long considered a trailblazer within the dental industry. With a growing reputation for utilising technology, like CEREC, he is able to transform smiles in a single visit. This progressive approach to full-mouth rehabilitation means he can offer his patients an impactful change to the aesthetic of their smile, without having to undergo several visits over a couple of months. Whitening, laser dentistry, and dental implants are just some of the additional areas of expertise Dr Mark Casigilia has received media coverage for, as well as both patient and peer acknowledgment for. National Dental Care is extremely pleased to welcome Dr Mark Casiglia and the legacy he has built at Apple Dental.

Patricia Vivaldi

Patricia Vivaldi

Dentist  |  BDS

Dr Patricia Vivaldi brings to Apple Dental 20 years of experience as a family and cosmetic dentist, working in private practices both in Australia and in her native homeland of Brazil. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the prestigious University of Parana (UFPR) in 2000 and has been practicing in Australia since 2014. Patricia is extremely passionate about Cosmetic Dentistry and is particularly recognised for her knowledge of aesthetics and her artistic skills in improving smiles in a natural and conservative way. She attended a post-grad training course at the worldwide renowned Fahl Institute in Brazil, where she learned the most up to date techniques in natural and conservative cosmetic dentistry. She believes that by using a multidisciplinary approach, she can provide her patients with the best possible outcomes. For this reason, Dr Vivaldi is always seeking new knowledge to complement her existing skills. She is an Invisalign provider and is accredited to perform facial injectables. Having a Masters degree in Paediatric Dentistry under her belt, Dr Vivaldi also provides a comprehensive approach to children’s dental treatments including assessment of habits, growth and breathing patterns. She believes that prevention, early detection and early intervention result in the delivery of the best care for her young patients. Her calm, gentle and caring manner have made her popular amongst families. Children love to see Dr Vivaldi at Apple Dental, and leave their appointments with a balloon sculpture made by her on the spot. When not at work, Patricia is kept busy looking after her two children and their Bichon Frise, Cruiser. Her passions outside dentistry are playing the piano and practicing Bikram yoga.

About Us

At Apple Dental, Lane Cove (Part of National Dental Care), our commitments is to giving our patients the highest quality of dental care. We have assembled a team of highly qualified dentists and dental professionals to assist with your oral health, using the most up-to-date treatment techniques, and modern materials. Our practice attitude is to work closely with you, our patient, to meet all of your oral health needs. Our dentists have skills in a wide range of treatments, including general dentistry as well as cosmetic dentistry and implants, to teeth whitening and same day smile makeovers (CEREC restoration). Our qualified team of dentists and oral hygienists at Apple Dental, Lane Cove, has a reputation for providing compassionate, high quality treatment to ensure our patients have a positive dental experience. We work with you to develop and maintain a treatment plan that is personalised to your needs, all within a caring, relaxed environment. On-site parking is available.

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