Practice Principal &
Dr Raghu completed his graduation in dental sciences in 2000 and pursued the post graduate studies in Prosthodontics in 2003 in India. He was teaching in a dental school between 2003 and 2007 and also achieved DNB (Diplomat of National Board) in 2004 which proved his excellent knowledge of Prosthodontics.Dr Raghu has been practicing general dentistry since 2001 and completed his Australian Dental Council l (ADC) exam for overseas dentists.
Dr Ranjan Chauhan
Dr. Ranjan Chauhan graduated from HPU, India in 2008. After graduation, he worked in India for a year before moving to Brisbane in 2009. In 2012 Dr. Ranjan moved to Mackay and loved the region and has been working in Mackay since then. Dr. Ranjan enjoys all areas of dentistry and has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, surgical procedures and preventive care. Dr. Ranjan believes in providing optimal treatment with utmost care to his patients and has a very gentle approach. Dr. Ranjan regularly attends continuing professional development programs to keep across the latest techniques in field of dentistry. Away from work, Dr. Ranjan loves playing sports mainly tennis and basketball and also spending time with his family.
Dr Robert McRae
Dr Robert completed his dental degree at James Cook University in 2016. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry. He shows a particular interest in prosthodontics and cosmetics dentistry. Dr Robert spent a portion of his youth growing up in the Mackay region and is now looking forward to providing high precision to Sarina and the surrounding areas.
Dr Lavin Lim
Dr Lavin Lim received her dental degree from the University of Adelaide, SA. Having grown up in Malaysia, she is a compassionate and friendly professional who keeps Sarina Dental Care warm and welcoming to everyone. Lavin is hugely committed to providing high quality dental care with an emphasis on disease prevention. One of her missions is to help patients overcome their fear of dentists. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is particularly passionate in the areas of paediatric dentistry and prosthodontics. Lavin is trained in nitrous oxide administration which can be used to reduce patients’ anxiety and keep them comfortable during procedures. She is also fluent in multiple languages i.e. English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys activities such as hiking, cycling and picnics. You may likely find Lavin catching up with friends while sipping a perfect cuppa in the Queensland sunshine.
Dr Priya Balnaves
Dr Priya Balnaves graduated with distinction from James Cook University’s Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Having completed her studies in Cairns, grown up in Townsville and worked in Innisfail and Mackay prior to joining our practice, Dr Priya is a North Queenslander through and through. While Dr Priya enjoys all aspects of dentistry, she is particularly interested in cosmetic dentistry, sedation dentistry and painless extractions. She is well known for her ability to clearly explain treatment options and diagnoses to patients and for spending time educating patients on how to achieve excellent oral health. In her spare time, Dr Priya enjoys exploring all Queensland has to offer, scuba diving, playing piano and spending time with family and friends.