About Us

Southern Downs Dental is a privately owned dental practice and has been running for 24 years in the Darling Downs community.

At Southern Downs Dental we aim to build a caring professional relationship with all of our patients, dealing one on one with their concerns and tailoring your treatment to suit you.

With our focus being on a healthy smile and your overall wellbeing, we look forward to caring for you and your family

 

webpic sarahSarah Geisel

BEd/BAppSc.(2003)

BAppHSc – Oral Health (2007)

GCertOHSc. (2016)

Sarah is the current owner of Southern Downs Dental, which has been owned and operated by her family since 1991. Her father, Mike Geisel, was the original principal dentist. Mike has now retired from dentistry and is currently focusing on his health and family commitments. Sarah graduated from UQ’s Bachelor of Oral Health degree in 2007 and has gone on to complete 3 years of a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University in Cairns. At present her study in the BDS program has been placed on hold due to family and business commitments. Her young daughter, Sophia was born in March 2013.  Sarah  originally completed degrees in early childhood education and science and after a short career as a primary school teacher, she chose to return to University to follow her passion for health care and working with people. In 2016, Sarah completed postgraduate study in the field of oral health with the University of Adelaide and now provides general dental services to people of all ages.
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Jeffrey Green

BDS (2015)

 

Jeff joined our team of friendly professionals in October 2015. He completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University and has recently moved to Warwick from Brisbane where he has family. In his spare time Jeff enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends, including his partner Nicole, who is also a dentist.
Rob Nagrath

BDS (1999)

MClinDent (2017)

Rob joined the Southern Downs Dental team in September of 2014 after completing 5 years as Senior Dental Officer with Queensland Health at the Warwick Dental Clinic. He began his career in general dentistry in 1999 and in 2017 completed his Masters of Clinical Dentistry, with a focus on implantology, through Griffith University. Rob and is wife, Pooja, live in Toowoomba with their young son and daughter.

We wouldn’t be able to provide you with quality care without the invaluable assistance of our lovely support staff, who look forward to meeting and assisting you.

 Webpic Phil Phil Harmond is our Frontline and Clinical Manager, and is the friendly face that greets our patients when they come in the door. Phil started work with our team in August of 2006, and completed his Certificate III in dental assisting. Phil is exceptional with customer service, and has an uncannymemory for names and faces.
 webpic Diane Diane Coy works tirelessly at the front desk and behind the scenes keep the administration portion of the practice running smoothly.  Diane has lived in Warwick her whole life. Diane and her husband have 6 children and a total of 17 grandchildren and counting.  When not working, Diane enjoys handicrafts, reading, puzzles and helping with her grandkids.
   Wendy Venz joined the team in 2016 and her kind, gentle and generous demeanour has been welcomed by staff and patients alike. Wendy and her husband Rob have 3 adolescent children and moved to the area from Beaudesert. Wendy has many years of experience as a dental assistant and has also worked as a veterinary nurse.
Aleisha Smith

Aleisha Smith is a qualified Dental Assistant and has been working with us since the start of 2013.  She is a very welcome addition to our team at Southern Downs Dental.  Aleisha works mainly with the dentists as your chairside assistant, but you will also see her at reception or out the back in instrument processing. In 2016, Aleisha and her partner, Shane, welcomed their first child, Olivia. Aleisha is currently on maternity leave spending quality time with her little one. We hope to welcome her back in the near future.
 Carlee O’Mara
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Kylie Wright is our longest serving staff member and has held such roles as practice management and training of junior staff members over the years. She holds a certificate III and certificate IV in dental assisting. Kylie is now working part-time and enjoying raising her 3 young children with her husband Steve. Kylie has a passion for dancing and volunteers as a dance teacher for school aged children at WIRAC through their ‘Rise’ program.

 

 

 

 

 


Christopher Henderson is our school-based trainee from Assumption College Warwick and has been with us since July 2017. Christopher is currently studying a Certificate III in Dental Assisting and works on Fridays as part of his contract. Chris has a passion for refereeing in rugby league, and referees in Warwick. He has made numerous achievement’s in participating in state championships and carnivals.

 

 


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Location & Contact
    Southern Downs Dental is located in Warwick, on the highway through Warwick at 49b Wood St Warwick.
    In between the Condamine medical centre and Red Rooster, next to Queensland Xray.

    Contact us on (07) 4661 1364