Our Dentists

Committed To Your Comfort And Personalised Care

Establishing a trusting relationship with our patients is important to Macquarie Dentists. Our dental team takes the time to understand your desired outcome regarding your dental health and care.

We advise you of all your options and work with you to develop a treatment plan tailored to achieve a smile that is perfect for you and optimal oral health for life.

Our Dentists

Dentist: Dr Luca Pomare

Dr Luca Pomare has completed both a Bachelor or Pharmacy with Honours and a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at the University of Sydney. Luca has previously worked in community pharmacy and has also conducted research in respiratory medicines in paediatric asthma at the Woolcock Institute. His experience of working in other roles within the healthcare team has helped Luca develop a strong patient-centered approach to dentistry.

Dr Luca enjoys all aspects of dentistry, loves solving patient’s dental problems and understands the importance and change that a smile can bring to one’s life and health. He has a special passion for cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics and has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Digital Orthodontics. He has a special interest in using clear aligners such as Invisalign to help create the smiles that patients have always dreamed of. He is at the forefront of dentistry when it comes to the latest techniques and equipment and is always on the lookout for new and better ways to help his patients.

Dr Luca Pomare is a member of the International Team of Implantology (ITI), Australian Clear Aligner Society and the Australian Dental Association (ADA). He has also undergone training in dental implants in both Australia, South Korea and through New York University. Dr Luca has also spent time in rural Cambodia to treat and improve the oral health of people in disadvantaged areas.

Outside of dentistry you will probably find Dr Luca in the grandstand of any sporting event or on the sporting field itself. He also loves spending time with his family, especially his young little boy.

Dentist: Dr Joanne Davies

Dr Joanne Davies completed Dentistry at Sydney University in 1982 and after working in private practice, enjoyed 5 years invaluable dental experience and travel throughout England and Europe. On her return to Sydney she acquired the Macquarie University Dental Practice in 1992 and expanded into the current premises in Macquarie Park Business district in 2010, offering thorough quality dental care to the local community.

Joanne is passionate about patient education, believing all people should have the knowledge and skills to have excellent oral health for life. This shines through in her treatment of patients, as she always spends the time to ensure patients really understand what’s going on with their mouths and deliver high quality treatment always.
Her particular interests lie in preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry and in providing thorough, caring and affordable treatment for her patients.

She regularly attends professional development courses to stay up to date and introduce modern techniques to the practice. She is a member of the Post Graduate School of Dentistry (PGSD), The Australian Dental Association (ADA) and the International Team for Implantology (ITI)

Joanne spends her time away from dentistry enjoying life with her husband and three adult children, keeping fit and pursuing her creative side with artistic and interior decoration projects.

Joanne has recently reduced her clinical days at Macquarie Dentists to focus on one of her other passions, Interior Design. She is currently studying and completing a Diploma in Interior Design.

Dentist: Dr Juri Jin

Dr Juri Jin graduated from a Bachelor of Dental Science at Melbourne University in 2009 and has since cared for patients of all ages in private practice in Metropolitan Sydney and the Lower Blue Mountains. She was raised in, and still is a local in the Ryde area.

Dr Juri is all about making patients feel welcomed, heard and looked after. She has experience in a wide range of dental procedures and regularly attends the best dental courses and conferences, ensuring that the highest standard of care is provided. She likes to take an individualised approach to each patient, and her warm and friendly manner makes the experience tailored and comfortable for each person. She is passionate about educating her patients about their oral health, so together they can make the best decisions for their needs.

Dr Juri Jin firmly believes prevention is better than a cure. She has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry and orthodontics, and has had experience teaching students as a clinical educator for the University of Sydney.

Outside of the surgery, you can find Juri enjoying the local parks with her two young children and husband, and looking out for good coffee and food.

Dentist: Dr Victor Hanna

Dr Victor Hanna completed a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney, and has since worked in both public and private sectors of dentistry. Victor has come to be known for his gentle and calming approach. It is for this reason that many anxious patients and children feel very reassured and at ease in his care. Victor always aims to make sure his patients are as comfortable as possible and thoroughly explains all treatment options. He has a passion for equiping patients to look after their oral help as best as they can. Dr Victor enjoys all aspects of Dentistry but has a particular interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Victor Hanna is also skilled in surgical procedures including the removal of wisdom teeth. Always one to continue learning, Dr Victor is currently undertaking additional training in the art of Dental Implants.

Prior to undertaking his career in Dentistry, Dr Victor Hanna completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy with First Class Honours at The University of Sydney.  His studies prior to completing Dentistry has given Dr Victor a holistic understanding of medications, allowing him to be comfortable treating patients with complex medical conditions.

In his spare time, Dr Victor loves spending time with his friends and family. He has a daughter who keeps him on his toes. He also loves watching and playing soccer,  and is an avid fan of the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Consulting Dental Surgeon: Dr David Taub

Dr David Taub graduated with First Class Honours from Sydney University in 1995. In 2000, David was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons by examination and in 2003 he completed the Post Graduate Diploma Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)

Currently David is a surgical mentor in implant surgery at Charles Sturt University and the University of Sydney.

David has restricted his practice of dentistry to Oral Surgery and Implantology for the last 12 years.