Our practice provides complete dental care in a friendly, relaxed and welcoming environment. Our experienced dentists will work with you to achieve the best oral health that is both cost effective and of the highest standard.
Our dentists, Dr Jennifer Forrest, Dr John Kenny, Dr Andrew Scott, and Dr Ellen Rogers combine years of experience in patient care with the latest knowledge and innovations in dentistry learnt through continuing professional development. This means that you will receive the best available treatment and service at all times.
Dr Andrew Scott
Andrew is well known for his relaxed and friendly approach and efficient delivery of service, which enables him to put even the most nervous patient at ease!
He prides himself on being a dentist who genuinely cares about his patients; who has a gentle touch; who works to the highest standards; and who works with his patients to ensure they get the best and most appropriate dental care for their particular needs.
Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Sydney University in 1992, and since then has worked in both private and public practice, including the School Dental Service. He has worked across the Moreton Bay region and rural and remote parts of Queensland including Nambour, Charleville and Cunnamulla. Andrew values sharing the benefit of his expertise and many years of experience and enjoyed supervising students at The University of Queensland Dental School accordingly.
Dr Ellen Rogers
Ellen graduated from the University of Queensland Bachelor Dental Science (Honours I) and has since practiced in both public and private sector Dentistry.
Ellen is a local of the Moreton Bay region and has practiced on Bribie Island, Caboolture, Brisbane, Ferny Grove, Taigum and now Deception Bay. She prides herself on providing a safe and happy environment for all patients, making their visit as relaxed as possible.
Ellen enjoys spending her spare time with her young family, as well as skiing, cycling and camping.
Dr Michel Zabik
Michel was born and raised in Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Otago, New Zealand before immigrating permanently to Australia in 1989. Michel graduated with awards in Periodontology and Restorative dentistry and now exclusively practices aesthetic, reconstructive and orthodontic dentistry. Michel makes a fantastic addition to the Dbay Dental team as he can provide implant tooth replacement and orthodontic services.
Michel is married with four children and enjoys cycling, wine tasting and coaching his daughter basketball.
Dr Sam Chan
Sam was born in Taiwan and raised in New Zealand before moving to Brisbane for studies. Sam graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Queensland in 2015. After spending 2 years practising in rural Queensland he has returned and settled back into Brisbane.
Sam has recently joined the Dbay Dental team and has a keen interest in oral surgery and preventative dentistry. Sam is a lover of exotic teas and a classical music enthusiast. In his spare time he enjoys playing and recording piano pieces.
Dr Akhilesh Palvannan
Dr. Akhilesh Palvannan has a bachelor of Oral Health (Dental Science) and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry, both of which he completed at Griffith University.
Dr. Akka is passionate about relieving patient anxiety in the dental chair and instilling confidence by helping patients with their oral health. Dr. Akka understands that going to the dentist can be challenging. His gentle and caring approach allows for patients to have a pain-free and comfortable experience in the dental chair.
Dr. Akka enjoys all areas of General Dentistry, with special interests in treating Periodontal Disease and doing Crown/Bridgework
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Akka considers himself a cricket fanatic. He also enjoys playing tennis, exploring cafes and restaurants as well as meditating in his free time.
Dr Jigarkumar Patel
Dr Jigar was born and raised in India, he graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2009.
Dr Jigar enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a special interest in root canal treatments, crown and bridge’s. Dr Jigar prides himself on treating nervous patients by helping them to overcome their dental fears, with his calm and reassuring nature as well as a painless approach helps to achieve excellent results with patients of all ages.
When not in the practice Dr Jigar loves to spend time with his family, catching up on movies and spending time in the outdoors.
Dr Ian Zhou
Dr Ian was born in China and migrated to Sydney at a young age to continue his primary and secondary education. Dr Ian graduated from Griffith University with both a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Master of Dentistry.
Dr Ian has recently joined the DbayDental team and enjoys building trusting relationships with patients and strives to deliver high quality treatment to positively influence the dental health of patients.
Dr Ian has a keen interest in both restorative dentistry as well as preventive dentistry. With a gentle and caring demeanour, Dr Ian is passionate about providing a positive experience at the dentist for the entire family.
On weekends, Dr Ian often enjoys exploring restaurants and cafes, watching movies and keeps active with hiking, running and playing sports.