Meet the team

Principal Dentist (BDS)

Dr. Tina Le

Dr Tina Le was born in Adelaide and completed her secondary schooling at Annesley College. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide in 2006, where she was awarded The Dental Advancement Society Award; The Australian Society of Endodontology Prize; and the Student Achievement Award in Endodontics, from the American Association of Endodontists. Tina is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Endodontic Society. 

Tina is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and has been serving patients in Blackwood and surrounding areas for 13 years. The patient is at the centre of everything she does.  Tina enjoys educating and empowering patients towards better dental health. Providing the most optimal dental treatment to her patients is very important to Tina, this encourages her to regularly step out of clinic time to attend continual professional development courses. This ensures she stays abreast with the latest research and technology. 

In her spare time she enjoys camping with her family, nature walks, and gardening.

Dentist (BDS FRACDS BScDent Hons)

Dr. Kong Yen

Dr Kong Yen grew up in Adelaide and graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2002 (University of Adelaide). Over a career spanning almost 30 years, he has gained extensive experience working in private practices across London, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Kong is an experienced dentist with a gentle and caring manner.

Kong values great communication. He really takes the time needed to listen to his patient’s dental issues, making sure patients can make well-informed oral health decisions.

Kong has special interests in prosthodontics and orthodontics and is a Member of the Prosthodontic Society of SA. He is a 4th and 5th Clinical Tutor at the Adelaide University Dental School.

Dentist

Dr Fiby Saad

Dr Fiby Saad has over 20 years experience as a dentist. Her dentistry has taken her around the globe, practicing in Egypt and Dubai, before settling in Australia with her family. Graduating in 2001, Fiby has supplemented her credentials to include certification by the American Board of Dentistry (2005), and professional registration with the Australian Dental Council (2011). Fiby is passionate towards all aspects of dentistry and enjoys imparting knowledge as a 5th year clinical tutor at Adelaide University Dental School. Fiby has been servicing patients in our Blackwood clinic since 2012. She also practices out of the Special Needs Department of Flinders Medical Centre, where she provides dental treatment to special needs and medically-compromised patients.
Fiby is a devoted mother to three girls. She enjoys swimming and writing musicals for children’s choirs.

Senior Oral Health Therapist

Melissa White

Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health degree from the University of Adelaide in 2004, with awards for outstanding academic achievement. She is committed to continuing professional development, and in 2019 she completed post graduate studies, extending her scope of practice to include examinations and restorative care for adults.

Over the course of her career, Melissa has worked in both private dental practice and for the public dental service. She is also involved with educating oral health students as a clinical tutor for the University of Adelaide dental school.
Melissa takes pride in providing an excellent standard of dental care that is gentle and patient centred. Her friendly, kind nature help even the most anxious patients feel at ease.
In her spare time, Melissa loves spending time with her three sons, the outdoors and playing netball.
Dental Technician

Iliya

My Dentist Blackwood’s partnership with I.C Dental Labs ensures we provide patients with the highest-quality, locally-made dental prosthetics.

We never send lab work overseas. In fact, our lab work never leaves Blackwood. This ensures our patients get the best possible product with unmatched turnaround times.

Iliya inadvertently began his career as a young child, tinkering in his father’s dental clinic.  Affectionately known as ‘Dr Denture’, his meticulous eye for detail ensures lab work is handcrafted to the highest standards. Iliya is available for in-clinic consultations for your dental prosthetics needs.

Iliya enjoys long-distance hiking, Winter swimming, and spending time with his close knit family.

Front Office Coordinator

Lyn

Lyn gained her Dental Assisting Certificate in 1985 and her Radiography Certificate in 1986. She has worked in dental practices across South Australia ever since. Staying up to date with best-practices, guidelines and accreditations are important to Lyn. She regularly participates in further education programs and courses to ensure her skills and knowledge are current.

Lyn is well-known for her gregarious personality and for putting a smile on patient’s faces. Outside of work Lyn enjoys road trips, poetry, and warm climate reds.

Dental Nurse/Registered Nurse

Laura

Laura has been with us for three years and is a valued member of the My Dentist Blackwood team. She holds a Cert.IV in Dental Nursing and is also a Registered Nurse (Flinders University). Laura is our resident indoor-plant expert. She enjoys listening to podcast, and finds comfort and insight through the zodiac and loves astrology podcasts.

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Covid-19 Update – Level 1 Restrictions

To our valued patients,

Great news, we are now back to Level 1 restrictions! This means we can treat patients and perform all normal dental procedures. We will now begin contacting all patients that had their appointments postponed during the level 2 and 3 restrictions.

We are taking the following steps to ensure the safety of all:

  • Screening all patients to ensure they are well and have not recently returned from overseas or interstate. That they have not been in contact with anyone who is or may be a COVID-19 risk
  • Adhering to social distancing
  • Using hand sanitizer on arrival
  • Using pre mouthwash rinse prior to treatment
  • Using the highest necessary standard of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Regular and thorough cleaning of all surfaces

If you are unwell or experiencing any cold and flu like symptoms, we ask that you please stay at home and postpone your appointment until you are well and have been cleared of any COVID-19 risk.

We appreciate your patience and look forward to seeing you soon.