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.
Benowa Mansions now has the latest Radiographic technology with the installation of the Carestream 9600 Cone Beam machine. This equipment provides accurate 2 & 3-dimensional radiographic imaging with low radiation dosage. This allows more accurate diagnosis, dental implant assessment, and planning to ensure high quality, safe treatment.
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
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
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.
Dip. Dental Hygiene
Originally from Japan, Saori graduated from Tsurumi University in 2002 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. In 2018 she earned an Advanced Diploma of Oral Health from TAFE SA in Adelaide. At graduation, Saori was awarded the Golden Scaler Award for Clinical excellence and performance.
After graduation, Saori moved to the Gold Coast and started work at the Benowa Mansions Periodontal & Implant Practice.
Saori is passionate about providing patients with the best treatment possible and in the most comfortable manner achievable. Outside of work Saori loves playing piano, Scuba diving, and traveling.
Dr. Ooi Yong Yit
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
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.