Morwell: (03) 5134 2255 | Traralgon: (03) 5174 6800       Open Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm

Meet our Dentists

Our Dental Teams in Morwell and Traralgon
Dr Peter Kingsbury

Dr Peter Kingsbury

General Dentist BDSc LDS (Vic)

Peter Kingsbury is the Principal Dentist and Owner of Gippsland Dental Group. With over 40 years of experience in the Melbourne CBD and Country. His dental knowledge is invaluable. Peter focuses on taking a kind and gentle approach with his patients and is renowned for his high quality dental work. Peter works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday in Traralgon and Fridays in Morwell.


Dr Rajeev De Silva

General Dentist BDSc (Melb)

Raj has been a member of the team for over 10 year and is a senior dentist at Gippsland Dental Group. Raj adopts a gentle approach when treating patients and is highly accomplished in crown and implant work.  Raj has made his home in Gippsland and is now considered a local. His vast dental experience is an asset to the team.  Raj works in our Morwell Clinic Monday, Tuesday , Wednesday and Fridays in Traralgon.


Dr Shailander Kancherla

General Dentist BDS (India) – ADCQ 2009

Joining Gippsland Dental Group in 2010, Shailander qualified in 2002 from Rajiv Ghandi University, Banglaore, India. He moved to Australia in 2007 and achieved ADCQ (Australian Dental Council Qualification) in 2009. Both patients and colleagues associate Shailander with a compassionate, caring and gentle approach to dentistry. His commitment to advanced general dentistry and patient care make him the perfect choice for an easy integration into Gippsland Dental Group. Shailander works in Morwell Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Dr Chin Lei Yeo

Dr Chin Lei Yeo

General Dentist BDSc (Melb)

Dr Chin Lei Yeo grew up in Malaysia before graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2013 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. As a valued member of our dental team, Dr Chin has a very gentle and reassuring chair-side manner and loves getting to know patients. Dr Chin is interested in all aspects of general dentistry, but particularly in preventative and restorative dental care. Dr Chin likes discussing current affairs, as well as talking about art and literature. Chin works Monday, Tuesday and Fridays in our Morwell Clinic and Wednesday, Thursday in Traralgon.


Dr Nichola Waite

BHSc (Dent)/ MDent (Lat.)

Dr Nichola Waite is a local, growing up in Glengarry and completing high school in Sale. Nichola graduated from LaTrobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry (2014) and Master of Dentistry (2016).
Nichola has been with us since early 2017 and has quickly become an integral part of our team. Nichola enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with a focus on preventive treatment and treatment of children.
Her kind and gentle manner has been well received by patients of all generations.
Nichola works in our Traralgon practice Monday to Wednesday, and in Morwell Thursday-Friday


Dr Jessica Aneja

BSci (Hons) DMD

Jess grew up in Warragul and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Melbourne (2013). She then continued her studies at the University of Sydney and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (2017). Jess has a strong focus on prevention and maintenance of teeth and enjoys building rapport with her patients. In her spare time Jess enjoys baking and spending time with her new puppy.
Jess works in our Morwell clinic on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays.


Dr Cynthia Vinen

BBiomed DDS

Cynthia completed her dental degree at the University of Melbourne. During her time at Melbourne Dental School, she was awarded the Tuckfield and Shepherd, William J. Tuckfield, and Fred Barnett academic prizes. Cynthia enjoys all aspects of dentistry and uses a gentle and caring approach. In her spare time, Cynthia is a keen moviegoer and enjoys spending time with her two dogs.
Cynthia works in our Morwell clinic on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Meet our Staff

Our Teams in Morwell and Traralgon

Heather Stoiljkovic

Practice Manager

Claire Hodgins

Morwell Manager

Courtney Cheesman

Morwell Assistant Manager

Emma Lambourn

Traralgon Manager

Sally Heriban

Traralgon Assistant Manager

Lynette Farley

Sterilisation Nurse

Nicole Highdale

Dental Assistant

Vicki Pitkethly

Dental Assistant

Clare Threlfall

Dental Assistant

Louise Foster

Dental Assistant

Amanda Brincat

Dental Assistant

Erin Hoghton

Trainee Dental Assistant

Kasey Woolfe

Trainee Dental Assistant

Chelsey Van Vondel Tucker

Trainee Dental Assistant

Sarah Francis

Trainee Dental Assistant

Kaitlin Pazek-Evans

Trainee Dental Assistant

Emily Robb

Trainee Dental Assistant