Meet The Team

  • Davinder Benepal
    Hygienist

    Davinder Graduated in 1996 as a Dentist in India. Further did a dental hygiene course from Adelaide. Living and practicing in Sydney for over 20 years. Highly trained and skilled, loves her profession.

    Davinder approaches dentistry with a long term prospective. She has continued to enrich herself with updated techniques and education in order to provide the best care possible. She is passionate about education and prevention of periodontal disease.

    Davinder has a bubbly personality, a great sense of humour, but also a calming demeanour during clinical work. She is very good with anxious patients and aim to make each visit as comfortable as possible for everyone.

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  • Nadine Ismail
    Dental Assistant

    Nadine joined Wise dental Months after finishing high school in September of 2017. Nadine has inspired us with her ability to adapt and learn. She has already completed her Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting and currently seeking toundertake her Certificate 4 in Radiology.

    Despite only being in the industry for a short time, Nadine hopes for a long and successful career in dentistry, in which she will expand her knowledge to better assist the dentists and hygienists as well as looking after our patients.

    When Nadine isn’t at work, she enjoys shopping and catching up with friends not to mention her passion for middle eastern food.

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  • Dr Michael Shang

    Dr Michael Shang graduated with his Bachelor’s degree from Griffith University in Queensland after completing his secondary education at Sydney’s James Ruse Agricultural High School. Dr Shang is now permanently based in Sydney,enjoying life and work in the North Shore.

    Within the practice Dr Shang is primarily focused on meeting the general dentistry needs of our patients. He is highly experienced in all areas of general dentistry and his meticulous attention to detail and clinical accuracy delivers a consistently high standard of dental work. Michael is particularly interested in the field of minor oral surgery and wisdom teeth extractions.

    Dr. Shang’scalm and mindful personality is a great asset, ensuring he is always attentive and responsive to his patients’ concerns and clinical needs.

    Michael is fluent in Shanghainese and Mandarin.

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  • Geneva Kadon
    Practice Manager

    Wise dental welcomed Geneva Kadon to the practice in March 2017. Prior to joining Wise Dental Practice, Geneva had 3 years’ experience as clinical coordinator and 5 years in dental assisting experience, although highly experienced in her role, she initially joined Wise dental team as a Clinical Coordinator, progressed her way up to practice manager in months after joining in 2017.

    Geneva is passionate about furthering her professional development and is currently seeking to study her Certificate IV in Leadership and Management. She enjoys working alongside a great team to deliver excellent dental care to patients, ensuring they receive the highest quality treatment and maximum results.

    Away from the practice, Geneva, loves to cook traditional Assyrian dishes and has a 19month old boy whom she loves to spendtime with. She also enjoys catching up with family and friends in her spare time.

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  • Dr Vikas Sharma
    Dental Surgeon

    BDS MDS (Endo), MFDS RCS (Glasg), FRACDS (Aus), DipImpDent RCS (Eng), MSc ImpDent (Leeds UK)

    Dr Vikas Sharma’s professional career is a tribute to his long held passion for furthering his dental knowledge. Graduating as a dentist in 1999, Dr Sharma has since undergone extensive post- graduate training in the fields of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics (root canal therapy) and Implant Dentistry.

    In 2002, he achieved a Masters degree in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. In 2005, he obtained his post-graduate qualification from the Membership Faculty of General Practitioners, Royal College of Surgeons, England (MFGDP,UK) and the Membership Faculty of Dental Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow (MFDS RCS). In addition, he earned a Fellowship from The Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS) via examination, which testifies his commitment to practising dentistry to the highest standard.

    Passionate about his profession, Dr Sharma has continued to develop his knowledge, earning a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons, England (Dip.Impl.Dent RCS England) an extensive two year graduate diploma which enabled him to practice implant dentistry to perfection. He has been accredited by the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.

    Dr Sharma’s kind and caring nature and professional ethics ensures a high standard of patient care.

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  • Dr Swapna Sharma
    Specialist Anaesthetist

    FANZCA, FCARSCI, EDRA, MD, MBBS

    Dr Swapna Sharma provides IV (intravenous) sedation for our Sleep Dentistry service. She is very experienced and understanding, making dental procedures possible for even our most nervous patients.

    Dr Sharma graduated from Medicine in 2000 and underwent extensive post-graduation training in Anaesthetics internationally.

    In 2009 she obtained her Fellowship from the Royal College of Anaesthetics of Ireland, and in 2012 she completed The European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Management. In 2015, Dr Sharma earned her Fellowship from the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

    Her special interests include dental sedation, day surgery anaesthesia, simulation and regional anaesthesia.
    Dr Sharma is dedicated to continually provide exemplary quality intravenous (IV) sedation to anxious patients. She endeavours to make the experience as comfortable and pleasant as possible, and eliminate any fears, by contacting her patients a few days prior to their appointment to explain the procedure and answer all their questions.

    In her personal life, Dr Sharma is passionate about good food and loves to look for her family and friends. She also loves art and travelling the countryside to soak up fresh air.

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