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Dr Gayanie Basnayake

Gayanie graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2006. After graduating she returned to Melbourne and worked in a number of dental surgeries across Victoria before opening Lakeside Dental Surgery in 2009.

Gayanie enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, where her aim is to provide a gentle, caring and a  positive dental experience for both adults and children.

Outside of dentistry Gayanie enjoys spending time with her family and travelling the world and experiencing different cultures and environments.


Dr Jessica Ong

After graduating from La Trobe University, Jessica began her career in regional Victoria. She has worked in both public and private sectors, and maintains a teaching role with La Trobe University. In 2017 she returned to Melbourne and started to work at Lakeside Dental Surgery where she enjoys providing dental care to the families in the area. She also enjoys taking the time to help people have a positive dental experience.

When she’s not at work, Dr Jessica can be found doing pottery, travelling and going to farmers markets.


Dr Nathanael Khoo

Nathanael graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours. Upon graduation he worked in a number of practices across metropolitan Melbourne and the greater Gippsland region in both private and public settings.

His area of interest is in Family dentistry and he always endeavours to provide a comfortable and pleasant experience for all who come and visit.

When not in clinic Nathanael enjoys playing badminton and watching AFL (Go the Kangas!). 


Dr Jabbok Lam

Jabbok graduated from La Trobe University completing his Bachelor of Health Sciences (Dentistry)/Master of Dentistry. He has since worked in both public and private practices gaining a wealth of experience in all aspects of general dentistry. Jabbok aims to provide each patient with a comfortable and relaxing dental experience. 

In his spare time, Jabbok enjoys watching sports, especially AFL and Soccer, as well as catching up on the latest movies and tv shows.

Dr Tarana Beaman

Tarana graduated from the University of Otago in 2008 initially working as a house surgeon in Dunedin. She has been working in Melbourne since 2011 and joined the team at Lakeside Dental in 2017. Tarana enjoys all aspects of general dentistry; especially working with families to ensure they receive comprehensive dental treatment in a gentle & caring environment.

Outside of dentistry Tarana enjoys spending time with her two dogs- Poppy & Brandy, travelling, cooking & trying out new places to eat, walking & yoga. 

Dr Shanilla De Silva

Shanilla graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, during which she gained extensive experience in both a metropolitan and regional setting. Shanilla enjoys all aspects of dentistry; especially being able to meet new people and provide them with a comfortable, caring and warm environment. 

Outside of dentistry, Shanilla enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, binge watching horror movies, baking chocolate goodies and discovering new cuisines


Dr Sindhu Parthasarathy

Sindhu is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, having first achieved a Bachelor of Biomedicine and then a Doctor of Dental Surgery. Since graduating she has been working in private dental clinics across Melbourne.

Sindhu enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has particular interests in restorative treatment, periodontics and paediatric dentistry. She is a strong believer in patient-centred care and strives to achieve a relaxing environment in the dental surgery. Children and patients suffering from dental anxiety are often referred to her due to her caring and warm manner.

Sindhu is passionate about oral health promotion and has volunteered in a dental outreach program in Cambodia and the Smokefree Smiles program with Cancer Council Victoria.

Outside of work, Sindhu enjoys travelling, cooking and exploring new restaurants.