Dr Larry Benge (Dentist), Practice Principal and Founder
BDSc L.D.S (Melb)
Dr Larry Benge graduated in 1980 with first class honours in Dental Science from The University of Melbourne, having first completed a Bachelor of Science degree with honours at Monash University. With over 35 years in dentistry Dr Benge’s practice now has an emphasis on reconstructive, aesthetic and implant dentistry, specifically in All-on-4®.
Larry has lectured, published and studied locally as well as internationally and is one of the leading dentists
He enjoys his involvement in the sports industry as team dentist to the St Kilda Football Club and in providing support to the Australian Cricket Team, Melbourne Storm and The Australian Open.
Dr Nima Ferdowsi (Dentist), Practice Principal
Dr Nima Ferdowsi graduated from Adelaide University with top honours in clinical dentistry in 2000.
Dr Ferdowsi has dedicated his energy for excellence in the broad spectrum of dentistry; from cosmetics, implants, and also the treatment of sleep apnoea and snoring. Becoming one of the first Digital Smile Design (DSD) Masters in Australia and setting up the first DSD Clinic in Melbourne are a testament to his passion for achieving perfection in smile design.
Dr Brent Dickman (Dentist) Practice Principal
BHSci BDSc (Adel) Dr Brent Dickman graduated in Dental Science from Adelaide University, in 2002, having completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences with honours.
Dr Dickman is especially interested in reconstructive dentistry and as such has gained extensive experience and expertise in the fields of cosmetic and implant dentistry. Though his scope of practice covers all aspects of dentistry, he is particularly passionate about the areas of Digital Smile Design, crown and bridge and placement of porcelain veneers.
Dr Lauren Fowler (Dentist)
BDS (Adel) Dr Lauren Fowler completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide.
She is passionate about cosmetic and preventive dentistry, particularly porcelain crowns and veneers, and always ensures the patient experience is as comfortable as possible. Dr Fowler also enjoys working with children and has had experience in the Royal Children’s Hospital Dental Department. Outside dentistry Lauren enjoys travel and playing tennis.
Dr Andres Aguirre (Dentist)
Andres received his dentistry degree in 2002 from the Universidad del Valle in his native country Colombia. He practices dentistry passionately and enjoys every step of his professional journey. Andres loves helping people from his own community to maintain optimal oral health. During his academic education he was interested in Dental Surgery and Endodontics, which led him to take emphasis courses in both areas.
Andres has practiced dentistry in Colombia, Chile and Australia collecting vast experience in communication with patients and preventive dentistry. Additionally, Andres has further developed his interests in endodontics, dental surgery, implant dentistry and All-on-4 rehabilitation.
Andres is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Federacion Odontologica Colombiana.
Andres is an avid salsa dancer and movie watcher, he also enjoys a good bicycle ride, a challenging tennis table match and sharing a good laugh with patients and workmates.
Mr Kevin Spencer (Dental Specialist - Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon)
B.H.B, M.B.C.h.B, M.D.S.c, F.R.A.C.D.S (OMS). Mr Kevin Spencer graduated MBChB in 1991 from the University of Auckland and then obtained his BDSc from the University of Melbourne in 1997. Mr Spencer acquired his Masters degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Melbourne in 2000. He completed the FRACDS OMS exam in 2000 and is a full fellow of the RACDS section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Following his Australian training, Mr Spencer was a Clinical and Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota and then Staff Surgeon in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Hennepin County Medical Centre.
Kevin is a consultant in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and is in full time private practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with special interest in dentoalveolar surgery, orthognathic surgery and complex implantology.
Dr Jaclyn Wong (Dentist)
MBBS, BDSc (Hons), PG Dip Surg Anat
Dr Jaclyn Wong has a special interest in oral surgery having completed both medical and dental degrees at the University of Melbourne. After completing her medical degree, Jaclyn trained for 3 years in general and specialty surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons where she developed a keen interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery, in particular Orthognathic and trauma surgery.
Dr Jaclyn Wong is a part of the surgical team at Bond Street Dental and her services include minor oral surgery, such as wisdom teeth extractions, complex extractions, implant surgery, All on 4 surgery, exposures and pre-prosthetic surgery.
Dr Wong provides a caring and patient-centric approach to treatment. Her comprehensive training across the medical and dental specialities ensures patients receive a thorough assessment and treatment plan.
Our dental team is focussed on providing patients with the best treatment options possible. In addition to providing patients with preventative and general dentistry services, we also provide cosmetic dentistry, which could give a patient his or her beautiful smile back. To ensure our treatments are the most advanced in the region, we are constantly searching for the latest treatment solutions in both general and cosmetic dentistry. Thus, patients who have struggled with a persistent or complex dental problem, can always count on our experienced team to create a treatment plan and provide the patient with a solid solution.
The Bond Street Dental team also contributes to educating the community; this translates in providing patients with the information they need regarding dental health, but also in dental health podcasts available to the public on iTunes and free information evenings about revolutionary dental implant treatments. The Bond Street Dental team is currently organising free information evenings for the All-On-4® dental implant treatment, where attendees interested in obtaining the treatment can discover vital information regarding the execution of the treatment, the cost, eligibility criteria and more. During these free information evenings, attendees can also speak to Dr Larry Benge, one of the pioneers in the field of All-On-4® dental implant treatments. So, if you wish to learn more about this revolutionary new treatment, be sure to reserve your seats for the free information evenings.