Team

Dr Simon Walsh B.D.S.
Principal dentist

Dr Simon Walsh completed his bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide. He worked in the Northern Territory immediately after graduating for five years. He also worked in United Kingdom for one year before returning to Adelaide to continue in private practice.

He bought our practice in 2002 and has steadily grown the business, continuing to offer a high standard of dental care.



Dr Amy Cao
Associate dentist

Dr Amy completed her dental degree at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, graduating with awards for academic excellence and leadership. In addition to working privately, Dr Amy is also a dental officer for the South Australian Dental Service in the public sector.

Her gentle and friendly chair-side manner help even the most anxious patients enjoy their dental visit. She takes pleasure in getting to know her patients and tailoring treatment to each individual.

In her spare time, Dr Amy loves arts and crafts, eating out and volunteering for dental charities.



Angela Ferguson

Dental Hygienist

Angela is an experienced, caring and qualified dental hygienist. She completed her Advanced Diploma of Oral Health at TAFE SA.

She enjoys patient interaction and providing patients with excellent preventative care and education.

Angela is comitted to continuing professional development to provide her patients the best possible care.


Beth Bowshall

Oral Health Therapist

Beth completed the bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) at the University of Adelaide.

This qualification allows dual scope treatment for her patients as a dental hygienist and dental therapist for children under 18.

Beth loves working with children and enjoys educating patients on good oral health. She attends regular courses and seminars to make sure she is providing her patients with the best standard of care.

During her studies she was able to complete a placement in Cambodia where she treated children in the capital city, Phnom Penh. Outside of work Beth enjoys travelling and playing ice hockey.





Melissa White

Oral Health Therapist/Adult Therapist

Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health degree from the University of Adelaide in 2004, with awards for outstanding academic achievement.

She also completed the Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science in 2019, extending her scope of practice to include examinations and restorative care for adults.

Melissa has worked in both private dental practice and for the public dental service. She is committed to providing holistic dental care while ensuring patients feel at ease and comfortable.

In conjunction with her current clinical work, Melissa is involved with educating oral health students as a tutor for the University of Adelaide Dental School. She is also committed to continuing education and is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Hons)

In her spare time, Melissa loves spending time with her three sons, the outdoors and playing netball.


THE TEAM
We are very proud of the Professional team at Walsh Dental. Our friendly and compassionate staff will make you feel at ease when you enter our rooms, to ensure your dental experience is a positive one. Our highly trained Hygienists work closely with the dentists to provide you with the very best in preventive treatment, continuing maintenance and oral care. We are strongly committed to continued professional development and education striving to achieve both our, and your every expectation.



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