Meet the Team

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Dr. Huy Tran – Principal Dentist

Dr. Huy Tran graduated with an Honours degree from the University of Queensland in 2003, and has since worked predominantly in the South-East Queensland district. He has a pleasant and caring chair-side manner and ensures his patients feel as comfortable as possible whilst under his care.

Huy enjoys practicing in all aspects of general dentistry, but has special interests in the management of children and cosmetic dentistry. He also likes to keep up to date with new developments in the dental industry through regular continuing education courses. In his spare time, you will either see Huy involved in some minor home renovating, traveling or planning for his future travels.

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Dr. Jenny Loi – Principal Dentist

Dr. Jenny Loi graduated from University of Queensland in 2001 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. Since graduation, she has been working full time in private practice and continually attends lectures and seminars to advance her skills.

Jenny has a very friendly and caring nature. She is gentle, a great listener and very family-orientated, having four kids of her own. She is committed to providing the highest standard of patient care. During her free time she loves to spend time with her family, shopping and traveling.

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Dr. Andy Pham - Associate Dentist

Dr. Andrew Pham graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association and regularly attends continuing education seminars and courses. Andrew has a passion for dentistry, taking special interest in treating your children and believes that a fun and positive first experience is paramount to keep them coming back. Most recently Andrew has completed extra study and broadened his expertise in the area of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apneoa and the effects this severe medical condition has on people of all ages.

Feel free to discuss treatment options with him at your next dental appointment. Most recently Andrew has completed extra study and broadened his expertise in the area of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apneoa and the effects this severe medical condition has on people of all ages. Feel free to discuss treatment options with him at your next dental appointment. Outside of dentistry, you might find Andrew traveling, playing golf, fishing or spending quality time with family and friends.

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Dr. Benjamin Greenlees – Associate Dentist

Dr. Benjamin Greenlees is a Brisbane local, attending Ipswich Grammar School, the University of Queensland, and finally Griffith university where he was awarded a Griffith award for academic excellence for his dental studies. Ben takes pride in putting patients at ease with his calm and gentle manner, and enjoys the variety that comes with general dentistry.

Above all else, Ben enjoys chatting and having a laugh with patients; just don't get him started on sport or travel! When he's not discussing sport, or off traveling, he will no doubt be spending time with his young family; enjoying good food and wine with friends; volunteering his services in remote PNG villages, and generally enjoying life.

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Dr. Tish Lo – Associate Dentist

Dr. Tish Lo was born and raised in Canberra, Australia. She moved to Brisbane to study dentistry at the University of Queensland, and since then has been living and working in Queensland. Tish believes passionately in oral health education, and currently serves as a Councillor for the Australian Dental Association Queensland (ADAQ), and the Convenor of the Oral Health Promotion Committee.

With her caring and bubbly nature, combined with experience in delivering care to children and seniors, Tish can provide dentalcare to your whole family. She enjoys getting to know her patients, listening to their concerns, and supporting them in their journey to a healthy and beautiful smile. Outside of work, Tish enjoys exploring the Brisbane dining scene, cooking, yoga and watching musicals at QPAC.

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Esther Waldburger – Practice Manager

Esther comes to Hawthorne Dental with over 16 years experience in the dental industry. She has worked in all areas of dental, from dental assisting and clinical management to reception. Esther is highly experienced and has competed a Diploma in Practice management as well as participating in continuing training and education programs. However, you will still regularly see Esther in the surgery, as she has a strong passion for hands on dental assisting and patient care.

She is warm, caring and will do her very best to ensure your time with us goes gently, smoothly and efficiently. She welcomes any suggestions you may have to help us improve our services and is happy to assist all our patients in any way she can. Esther loves getting outdoors and keeping active, and when she is not as work she is most likely at the beach, running a trail or trekking a mountain.