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Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday Closed

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Meet The Team

Dr Prasanthi Cherukuru has been with 1300Smiles since 2008. In 2005 she achieved her Bachelor of Dental Sciences and went on to work as a lecturer for periodontics for two years at Saveetha Dental College and Hospital in Chennai.

Dr Cherukuru takes great pride in delivering the best possible services in all areas of general dentistry for both adults and children. She also has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, endodontics and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr Cherukuru aims to make every dental appointment as stress free as possible.

On the weekends Prasanthi enjoys cooking, spending time with family, friends and swimming.

Dr Priyanka graduated from James Cook University in Cairns. She has a wide range of experience from working in various locations such as Cairns, Hobart, Charters Towers, Hughenden, Richmond and Townsville.

Priyanka has a gentle and caring chairside manner and enjoys performing all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in restorative and preventive dentistry. She is passionate about delivering high quality treatment to all her patients with clear emphasis on preventing disease and to keep their teeth strong and healthy for as long as possible. She believes that one can never stop learning and regularly attend various dental courses to expand her knowledge and provide the most up-to date treatment to all her patients.
Outside of dentistry, Priyanka enjoys spending time with family and friends, keeping fit in the gym, hiking, swimming, eating out and peaceful retreats to the beach and great outdoors.
Priyanka has recently moved to Brisbane from Far North Queensland and is looking forward to provide excellent dental care to all her patients and their families in Brisbane

Dr Simon ThreadgillB.D.S.
Dr Simon is a dentist from Liverpool in England. After graduation he began work as a general dental practitioner in Newcastle. He really likes working in general practice as he gets to meet people of all ages with a variety of dental needs.
Dr Simon enjoys and is proficient in all aspects of dentistry but his particular focus is on care. He believes that good quality care combined with education and prevention leads to a happier, healthy and pain free mouth. Dr Simon is also keen on aesthetics and is passionate on improving people’s smiles. He has recently completed a Quick Straight Teeth course and can provide short term orthodontics.
Dr Simon understands that visiting the dentist can be a stressful experience for some and works hard to ensure that his patients have as pleasant an experience as possible.
Dr Simon likes to travel and has visited a number of countries over the years. He also likes to keep fit and really enjoys cooking.
He and his dentist partner Sonja moved to Australia at the beginning of 2017. Having spent some time working in the outback they are now excited to be working on the coast. Australia is a big country and they are both looking forward to visiting as much of it as possible.

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