The Ashfield Dental Team in Sydney
Dr. Anita Kouba is extremely proud of the team she has working with her at Ashfield Dental. They each have a professional commitment and friendly approach to achieving the best solution always.
Dr Anita Kouba – B.D.S
Dr Anita Kouba graduated from the University of Otago in the beautiful historic city of Dunedin, New Zealand. After practicing dentistry in New Zealand for a number of years, Dr Kouba relocated to Sydney to be closer to family.
Dr. Kouba’s extensive training in orthodontics and eye for aesthetics provide her with a unique approach to general dentistry. She uses the latest technologies and materials in dentistry to give her patients the smile they’ve always dreamed of.
Dr Kouba continues to pursue dental education, and stays up to date with all current evidence based treatments to ensure her patients have a full range of the latest options for their care. She is technically excellent and excels at educating patients of all ages on their dental needs and procedures that they may require. Dr Kouba’s patients are quickly relaxed by her motherly and empathetic manner.
Dr Eylul Farahani – D.D.S PhD
Dr Eylul Farahani originally graduated from the Yeditepe Faculty of Dentistry in Istanbul, Turkey. In Istanbul, Dr Farahani worked in a private dental clinic and also in the public sector as a Maxillofacial Surgery registrar at Dicle University.
Dr Farahani was awarded an overseas scholarship by the Turkish Ministry of National Education and she chose to study in Australia! Dr Farahani achieved a PhD in Oral Pathology from The University of Sydney in 2012. During that time Dr Farahani worked as a lecturer and tutor for the University of Sydney Dental Faculty.
Dr Farahani is obviously interested in the academic aspects of dentistry but she is also a technical, first-class dentist. She has a special interest is surgical extractions and dental implants.
Dr Leah Pelton – B.Sc, BDent
Dr Leah Pelton is originally from Vancouver, Canada and completed her first degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology at McGill University in Montreal. In search of warmer weather she moved to Australia where she graduated dentistry from the University of Sydney. She and her husband have now made their home in Sydney’s Inner West.
Leah is a down to earth and approachable dentist who is always happy to have a chat with her patients. She takes great effort to ensure all of her patients feel at ease in the dental surgery and ensures her treatments are always tailored to each individual. She is passionate about preventative, restorative and aesthetic dentistry for patients of all ages and always holds her work to the highest standard, resulting in long lasting and great looking outcomes.
To ensure her patients receive the most current and evidence-based dental care Dr Pelton is a member of the Australian Dental Association and is committed to continuing education in all areas of dentistry.
Martin Kouba acts as both the practice manager and in-house dental technician.
Martin has been in the dental field for nearly ten years and received a diploma in dental of Dental technology from the Southbank Institute of Technology in Brisbane. Apart from overseeing the day to day operation of the practice, he designs, constructs and repairs mouth guards, orthodontic appliances and dentures.
His technical abilities are a major asset to the practice and allow us to attend to your dental needs more quickly and efficiently. While Martin’s unique skill set is key to our practice running smoothly, it is his warm smile and happy demeanor that really make him stand out.
Aleksandra is a friendly and efficient dental nurse who is always happy to chat and helps to put every patient’s mind at ease. She graduated from a Diploma in Dental Technology in 2014, and brings that technical expertise when she assists our wonderful dentists!
Basanti is the newest member to our team. She is a highly experienced dental nurse, having worked in The U.K for the past 5 years. Her bubbly and outgoing personality helps to create a relaxed and friendly environment. Basanti is committed to furthering her dental education to ensure optimal patient care.
Ting is a friendly and bright dental nurse with extensive experience in dental assisting. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering. Ting decided on a vocational sea change, and driven by her passion for dentistry and interacting with people, she became a dental nurse.
Ting is always hard working and professional, but she is also a kind-hearted person who is always there to help with a big smile on her face.
Ting is bilingual and can speak fluently in both English and Mandarin.