About Choice Dental Practice

The Choice Dental team is made up of highly motivated and experienced professional dentists, hygienists and children’s therapists. Our committed dental team will exceed your expectations – helping you to maintain your natural teeth – for life.


Dentist Nelson Chuang

Dr. Nelson Chuang graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dentistry in 2000. Since then he has worked in both private and public practices in Brisbane, before taking over ownership of Choice Dental Browns Plains in 2004.

With Choice Dental, Nelson has built a practice that offers and delivers a complete range of dental treatment options and care – of the highest quality.

Nelson continues to update his knowledge by attending a number of dental courses each year. He is committed to keeping up to date with the latest dental techniques. He has a special interest in cosmetic, root canal therapy, crowns and bridges as well as general dentistry.

His patients’ comfort, oral health and aesthetics are Nelson’s highest priorities. They really appreciate his pleasant chair side manner – as well as his gentle approach to administering local anaesthetics and performing treatment.

Nelson encourages and supports his staff to actively participate in professional development. With each year, they continue to expand and update their skills, education and training. This group professionalism ensures Choice Dental patients continue to receive the highest standard of dental care.

In his spare time, Nelson enjoys cycling around Brisbane, playing basketball and spending time with his wife and two children.

Dentist Charlie Sung

Dr. Charlie Sung completed his studies at the University of Queensland. Since then he has worked in both government and private clinics in Tasmania, Logan and Brisbane.

Charlie has a special interest in cosmetic enhancements, crown/bridge work and orthodontics. He is also an accredited Invisalign provider. He loves seeing patients have straight, beautiful teeth that they are proud to show off. He has completed hundreds of hours of professional development study and continues to do so to further stay up to date to provide the best dental care for his patients. His achievements include:

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Orthodontics (UK)
  • Graduate of the International Academy of Advanced Dentistry Orthodontics Programme, held in Sydney
  • Accredited Invisalign Provider
  • Accredited Myobrace Provider
  • Past Participant of the Beethoven International Orthodontic Workshop run by world renowned orthodontist, Dr Chris Chang.

Charlie endeavors to help all his patients have a pleasant and comfortable dental experience. He especially enjoys treating nervous patients and building their confidence with each successive visit.

Outside of dentistry, Charlie enjoys spending time with family and friends, backpacking around different countries, and watching movies.

Dentist Shivani Bhri

Shivani graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2009. Since then she has worked in both private and public sectors of dentistry in India and Australia. She obtained her ADC in 2014. With many years of experience she joined our team at Choice Dental in July 2017.

Shivani takes pride in her proficiency in all aspects of general dentistry along with regularly attending further education courses to advance her knowledge on latest dental procedures. She is a firm believer in the importance of health promotion & education with a particular interest in minimal intervention and preventative dentistry. Keeping treatment simple and relaxed is her approach to dentistry. She can interact in English, Hindi and Punjabi.

When not at work Shivani enjoys being with her family. She likes to travel and enjoys watching movies.

Dr. Shivani looks forward to meeting you and providing your family the best of dental care in a friendly environment.


Dentist Ethan Kim

Dr. Ethan grew up in South Korea, and immigrated into Australia in 2009. He acquired his degree from Griffith University in Gold Coast.

Dr. Ethan does all aspect of general dentistry and enjoys his job. He is proud of his work and has a passion for patient care and management. If you have previous dental trauma or are scared of dentists, Dr. Ethan is the right dentist for you.


Hygienist / Dental Therapist Anna Gacek

Anna Gacek graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2005. She has worked in the public dental sector as a dental therapist/hygienist in both Victoria and Queensland. She joined the Choice Dental team in January, 2008. She is very passionate about gum disease treatment and prevention. Her goal is to make visits to the hygienist a personalised and comfortable experience. Her patients always appreciate her gentle approach.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, the great outdoors and spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Oral Health Therapist Pulum Jung

Pulum is an Oral Health Therapist who gained her qualification from the University of Queensland. She worked in private practices in Brisbane and Gold Coast, before she joined the Choice Dental team in July 2019.

Pulum works collaboratively with dentists to provide gum care to her patients of all ages, ensuring that her patients have pleasant dental experiences. She also performs comprehensive exam and dental treatment such as fillings and extraction for children under 18.

In her spare time, she enjoys catching up with friends over a cup of coffee and she is often found fishing with her husband at local jetties.


Practice Manager Lisa Bamford

Lisa has been a member of the Choice Dental team since 2003. During her time at Choice Dental, she has gained an exceptional knowledge and understanding of the practice. Her level of passion and commitment has seen her promoted to the role of practice manager. These values are evident in how she goes about maintaining the day to day running of the practice and they are reflected in the superior level of patient care demonstrated by her whole team.

Outside of work, she enjoys catching up with family and friends. She spends most of her time enjoying her husband and daughters’ company. They enjoying hiking, camping and going on 4WD adventures together.


Front Office and Clinical Staff –

Lisa, Sarah, Natasha, Suzie, Megan, Sarah-Leigh, Kim, Denisa, and Katie are our front desk and chair side nursing staff.

They are dedicated, helpful, highly trained and are here to ensure – that our practice is run smoothly and efficiently. Their top priorities are your comfort and well-being.

They are ready to assist and attend to all of your dental requirements or concerns.