About Us

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

Browns-plaints-dentist-NelsonDr. 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 Joyce Lin

Choice-dental-Joyce-LinDr. Joyce Lin is a graduate of the University of Queensland. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Science in 2002.

Dr Joyce Lin takes a great interest in all aspects of dentistry, especially crown and bridge dentistry, denture work and preventative family dentistry. Because of her gentle and caring nature, children enjoy being treated by Dr Joyce Lin.

Joyce is also our resident cosmetic therapist, with a special interest in cosmetic enhancements she is industry certified (AADFA) in the field of cosmetic injectables.

She is committed to providing quality dental care. She follows the latest advances in dentistry through seminars and continuing education programs.

Outside dentistry Dr Joyce Lin lives with her husband and two children. Together, they enjoy trips to the park and travelling. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, dinning out and watching soccer.

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

Browns-Plains-dentist-Anna-GackShivani 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.

Oral Health Therapist Theresa Do

Born and raised right here in Brisbane, Theresa graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009 with a Bachelor in Oral Health. Since then she has worked in a number of private practices throughout Brisbane. In January 2017, Theresa joined the Choice Dental family as one of our valued dental therapist/hygienist.

Theresa endeavors to treat all her patients in the same way she would like to be treated. Having sensitive teeth herself, she ensures all her patients experience a pain-free and comfortable professional clean every time they see her.

Theresa is passionate about helping her patients improve their dental health which is essential to better general health. She feels a great sense of accomplishment when she and her patients notice positive changes to their gum health. Theresa enjoys treating patients of all ages.

In her spare time, Theresa enjoys dining out at new restaurants with her family and friends. To keep active, she enjoys swimming, playing squash and practices yoga.

Hygienist / Dental Therapist Anna Gacek
Browns-Plains-dentist-Anna-GackAnna 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.

Practice Manager Lisa Bamford
Lisa-choice-dental-browns-plainsLisa 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.


Dr 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.

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.