Principal Oral Health Therapist/Director
B APP H Sc (Oral Health) Oral Health
Rose is a Brisbane local and has been a qualified Oral Health Therapist for the past eighteen (18) years. Rose completed her Bachelor of Oral Health through The University of Queensland graduating in 2004.
As well as being highly skilled and trained in the areas of oral diseases, pathology and non-surgical periodontal treatments, Rose is also clinically trained in paediatric (kids) dentistry and adult scope. Rose also has a special interest in early interceptive functional orthodontics, airways & Sleep Disordered Breathing. She focuses on nutrition which form the basis for her continued professional development.
As an Oral Health Therapist, Rose provides thorough oral health education, restorative treatment for patients of all ages and periodontal treatments.
Rose has been working locally for the last eighteen years but has spent the past 3 years at Crestmead Dental. Born and bred in the Sunshine State, Rose saw an opportunity to grow her own practice here in Camp Hill where in 2022 she bought Brisbane Elite Smiles from Dr Tony Cassimatis.
Aside from her professional experience and passion in dentistry, Rose is looking forward to being able to travel and offer her services to disadvantaged and disconnected regions by volunteering to restore these children to healthy smiles.
In her spare time, Rose enjoys spending some quality time with her two cute Dogue De Bordeax doggos. A true Queenslander, she also enjoys laying by the beach and training Muay Thai for fitness.
Dr Sarah Lee
Dentist: Bachelor of Dental Science, BDentSc
Dr Sarah Lee has been a qualified dentist for 12 years. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland in 2010 and has been practicing dentistry within Brisbane Private Dental practices ever since.
Sarah joins our skilled team of clinicians at Brisbane Elite Smiles after returning from maternity leave in 2022. As a Dental Practitioner, Sarah is known for her gentle and friendly nature whilst maintaining a thorough and meticulous approach to all her patient’s oral health care needs.
She thoroughly enjoys ALL aspects of general dentistry, building strong, long lasting relationships with her patients and their families. Sarah truly focuses on helping her community achieve their oral health and cosmetic dental goals.
As a new Mama, Sarah is thoroughly enjoying motherhood. Aside of spending time with her precious family, Sarah is a little bit of a foodie and appreciates hiking in her spare time.
Heidi Van Den Borst
Oral Health Therapist: BOH (bachelor of oral health, Otago University)
Heidi’s background in dentistry began at an early age, with both her father and uncle practicing as dentists in New Zealand. After school Heidi moved to London for a few years where she decided to peruse her career in dental leading her to work as a dental nurse before returning to New Zealand to obtain her Bachelor of Oral Health degree from the University of Otago in 2016.
After graduation, Heidi worked in both the public and private sectors in New Zealand, with a focus on educating her patients on preventative dentistry and treating gum diseases. Her passion for oral health led her to work for the Child and Adolescent Oral Health Service and become New Zealand Hygienist Association’s head secretary in Wellington.
In 2019, Heidi relocated to Brisbane, where she continues to practice as a dental hygienist and educate her patients on the importance of oral health. Her skills include professional whitening and the application of some orthodontic appliances.
In her spare time, Heidi enjoys spending time with her daughter and learning about motherhood, as well as exploring her interests in music, art, reading, and travel.