Your local dentists for preventative care

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The dedicated dentists at Calton Hill Dental in Gympie are the ideal people to see for the most thorough care and for your overall general wellbeing.
Whether you require assistance with your dental hygiene, are looking to get dentures or anything else in between we have the expertise to help.

Dr Abhinav Sharma

Better known as Abhi, Principal Dentist and owner of Calton Hill Dental, has been working as a Dentist in Private practice for over 10 years. Dr Abhi also owns and manages Cooloola Cove Smiles at Tin Can Bay.

He has devoted an extensive amount of hours to continuing education, participating in courses in all areas of general and cosmetic Dentistry.

Abhi is also professionally trained to provide INVISALIGN (teeth straightening with clear alternative to braces).

Abhi is well known for his gentle approach to Dentistry and he believes that a visit to the dentist should be as comfortable as possible.

Dr. Robert McDonald BDS (SYD)

Dr. Bob McDonald graduated from Sydney University in 1972. After working as a school dentist in rural NSW, he moved to Broken Hill to work with the Royal Flying Doctors service. 
Looking for a new adventure, Bob then moved to England, to work in the National Health Service. Enjoying his overseas experience, he later moved to Berlin to work with the US Army before returning home to Australia to open his own dental practice.
In 2013, Bob’s interest in opening a dental practice in Gympie became reality with the opening of Calton Hill Dental. Aware of the large amount of families living in the area, he decided to open a second practice on Gympie’s Southside to focus on kids’ dental treatment. 
Bob is passionate about taking a holistic approach with an emphasis on preventative and corrective dentistry for children.

Marc Malek

Marc has been passionate about Dentistry from a young age, having been influenced by his extensive family history of health professionals. He graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry from Griffith University.

Marc is an adept communicator who is capable of actively interacting with his patients to provide the highest standard of dental care to maximise patient satisfaction. Marc strives to create a friendly patient-focussed environment which is founded on an overarching sense of care; one that continues to support his patients and enrich their dental experience.

Ashleigh Cooper - Oral Health Therapist

Ashleigh graduated from CQ University with a Bachelor of Oral Health with Distinction. Ashleigh grew up in Hervey Bay where she studied to become a Dental Assistant but later decided to further her education and become an Oral Health Therapist. Ashleigh is passionate about preventing periodontal disease and helping people to understand the importance of good oral hygiene.
Ashleigh’s calming, caring nature will help to put you at ease whilst undergoing treatment with her. Ashleigh enjoys working with patients of all ages from children to adults. In her spare time she will be seen at a rugby league match or in the gym. She is also a Melbourne Storm supporter!!

Dr Rasheed Shaik

Bio coming soon...

Lauren Clark - Clinical Co-Ordinator

Lauren started her dental career in 2012 after many years of working in retail. She is fully qualified and thoroughly enjoys making patients’ experience a calm, happy one. Lauren has experience in all aspects of chairside assisting, sterilisation. On weekends, you will find Lauren riding, training and competing her horses in the wonderful sport of cutting.


Shirlene Richards

Shirlene has many years of experience behind her beginning her Dental career in 1984. She is fully qualified Dental Assistant and has worked in Gympie, Brisbane and Ayr in small and large practices. She loves working in the Dental Industry and enjoys the interaction with patients and helping them feel comfortable and at ease in the chair.

Hannah Bunt


Hannah started her dental career as a school based trainee. Upon graduating school in 2016, Hannah then completed her certificate III in dental assisting in February 2017. Hannah’s friendly, happy personality will help put you at ease whilst you are in the dental chair.

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Call Calton Hill Dental: (07) 5482 4442

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