About Us

About Benowa Mansions


Our practice is based on the belief that our patient's needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.


Through teamwork, we will strive for excellence in customer service to our patients and referring dentists. We are committed to providing exceptional quality and empathetic patient care through our passionate belief in preventive dentistry.

Benowa Mansions Periodontal Practice is a member of the ''ADA'' Australian Dental Association Queensland and the ADA Queensland Practice Management Network. We are also accredited with meeting the requirements for ''NSQHS" National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards for Dental Practices in Australia. 


We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the highest quality care in the industry. 

Providing you with the best doctors for the best care

Dr. Neil Latcham 


BDSc(Hons). MDSc(Qld)

Neil is a “born and bred” Queenslander. He graduated from The University of Queensland with Honours in Dentistry in 1982. 


Neil worked as a general dentist in North Queensland for 5 years prior to completing a Masters in Periodontics in 1989.  Since 1990, Neil has been a Specialist Periodontist on the Gold Coast. 


He is a very competent and experienced dental implant surgeon who is passionate about his chosen profession. Neil regularly lectures and trains his dental colleagues on dental implant and periodontal therapy.


He is the principal of the Benowa Mansionsdental implant and periodontal practice.

Dr. Agnes Poon


BDSc(Hons). MDSc(Qld). FRACDS(Perio)

Agnes is originally from Hong Kong. She speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin although her first language is English. 


Agnes graduated from the University of Queensland with honors in Dentistry.  In 2000 Agnes was awarded a Periodontology prize from the Australian Society of Periodontology. 


She worked as a general dentist on the Gold Coast prior to completing her Masters in Periodontics in 2005.  Her research during her masters’ degree was on the effects of ageing on oral health, with a special interest in the relationship between periodontal disease and women’s health. 


Agnes was awarded her fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Australia in the specialty of Periodontics in 2006.

Dr. Georgia Hogg

General Dentist

BOH (DentSci),


Dr Georgia Hogg grew up in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. In 2013, Dr Georgia graduated with a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry from Griffith University.


Dr Georgia then began working as a graduate dentist for Queensland Health at the Stafford Dental clinic. Before graduation,


Dr Georgia worked part-time in both specialist and general dental practices as a dental assistant.


Dr Georgia enjoys providing empathetic treatment to a wide range of patients, including children, nervous patients and the elderly.

Dr. Tony Mandoza 

General Dentist


Tony graduated from The University of Queensland Dental School in 1990 with first class honours.


Tony is a very competent and caring dentist with over twenty years experience as a general practice dentist. Commencing in 2007,


Tony has taught at the Griffith University Dental School, where he tutors students in crown and bridge procedures. 


Tony has successfully restored many dental implants, since 2006 he has developed a keen interest and great deal of experience in the field of dental implant crown and bridge work.

Dr. Ooi Yong Yit

General Dentist


Dr Yong Yit Ooi graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2005. He moved up to the Gold Coast and joined the Benowa Mansions team in Benowa in 2018.


Dr Ooi always applies his clinical skills, experience and knowledge towards provision of the highest level quality patient care.


Taking into consideration each patients needs. He likes to explain and make sure his patients understand all options before any dental treatment

Karen Wookey

Dental Hygenist

Dip. Dental Hygiene 

After completing her training as a dental hygienist at Bristol dental school (U.K) in 1999, Karen has gained experience in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia in both general dental and specialist dental periodontal practises.


Karen moved her young family to Australia in 2013 and has since enjoyed the gold coast lifestyle; she enjoys a day at the beach, traveling and extreme sports.

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