Meet the dentists

Dr Becky Chen

Dr Becky Chen

Principal Dentist
BDSc. (Melbourne)

Dr Becky Chen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008 and has been working in Ballarat since 2011. She feels privileged to work with people of all ages and walks of life. Being born into a family of teachers, Dr Becky loves connecting with her patients, hearing their goals and then giving them bespoke approaches to achieving it.

Dr Becky is particularly interested in working with children and their families, and is accredited in the use of relative sedation. She is also accredited to treat patients under general anaesthesia at the Day Procedure. Her approachable and friendly nature helps relax anxious and young patients.

Dr Becky is a dedicated dentist who believes in modern practicing principles, high quality patient care and service. To achieve this, she is constantly seeking opportunities to further and challenge herself in all aspects of dentistry through continuous professional development courses.

Apart from working as a dentist, Dr Becky is also an active member of the Australian Dental Association. She is also a mother of a toddler and wife to a web developer. In her spare time, she enjoys watching performing arts or catching up with friends and spending quality time with her family.

Dr Ann Phan

Dr Ann Phan

General Dentist
Doctor of Dental Surgery (Melbourne) Bachelor of Pharmacy (La Trobe)

Dr. Ann Phan holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Melbourne as well as a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from LaTrobe University. She grew up in Melbourne, but wanted to move to a closer knit town and is committed to making positive contributions as a member of the Ballarat community.

Her experience as a clinical pharmacist has helped her to develop effective communication, and working with patients of complex medical health issues. She understands that many people feel anxious and sometimes guilty about neglecting their oral health but she hopes to create a safe, caring and understanding partnership with her patients and the entire family. She finds fostering positive patient attitudes toward caring for their own oral health to be most rewarding.

She prides herself on giving patients the confidence to smile and patients like her gentle touch and how she implements a tell-show-do style of practice. Dr Ann enjoys the variety of dental treatments but has special interest in restorative, prosthodontic dentistry and working with children and their parents.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys golfing, boxing, snowboarding and spending quality time with her friends and family.

Dr Carlos Huang

Dr Carlos Huang

General Dentist
Doctor of Dental Surgery (Melbourne) Honours Bachelor of Science (Toronto)

Dr Carlos Huang graduated from the University of Melbourne with a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery. He strives to deliver optimal dental care for his patients following a patient-centred care approach while ensuring his patient's goals are met.

Being brought up in Canada, Carlos carries a sunny and friendly disposition. He highly values the opportunity to create a positive experience for his patients with a goal to improve oral health in the community. Carlos practices with a gentle and caring attitude, and finds that one of the most rewarding aspects of dentistry is to help patients eliminate or reduce their fear of seeing dentists.

Carlos enjoys all facets of dentistry but finds fixed prosthodontics and oral surgery particularly intriguing. He is also interested in modern dental technologies and continuously attends further educational courses to keep his knowledge in dentistry updated.

Besides dentistry, Carlos likes travelling, food, technology and staying active but most of all values quality time with family and friends.

Dr Alan Tran

Dr Alan Tran

General Dentist
Doctor of Dental Surgery (Melbourne) Bachelor of Biomedicine (Melbourne)

Dr Alan Tran graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne and then went onto work as a graduate dentist at Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton, before joining Ballarat Family Dental.

With a friendly and caring chairside manner, Alan enjoys building close relationships with his patients, and fostering positive attitudes to oral health.

Alan enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but has a particular interest in restorative dentistry and minor oral surgery. He regularly attends continuing education courses to stay updated on the latest developments in dentistry, so he can provide high quality care for all of his patients.

Outside of work, Alan enjoys spending time with friends and family. He loves travelling and sports. He is an avid supporter of the Essendon Football Club.

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