We were established in August 1985 and are continually growing because our patients love the way we look after them. After all, a beautiful smile gives you the confidence to really shine.
Our practice has always had a strong emphasis on family dental and we welcome new patients and their families.
At Balgownie Dental we are open 5 days a week for quality, affordable dental care.
We make sure you are comfortable and happy at all times
Our practice is a bright, cheerful place with friendly, efficient staff
We can give you easy to follow advice on looking after your teeth and other aspects of your oral care
We will explain everything to you in detail and offer you a choice of treatment options where possible
We will explain what treatment you need, why you need it and what it involves, as well as what it costs
If you require ongoing attention, we will set out a treatment plan and provide an estimate of all costs so you're completely comfortable before we start
We have HICAPS on site, so you can claim your health fund benefits on the spot, reducing your out of pocket expenses
Smile now Pay later with Zip pay & money payment plans.
Meet our Dentists
Dr. Kevin Casey BDS
Dr Kevin Casey completed his Bachelor of Dentistry at Sydney University in 1983. Whilst working locally here in Wollongong, Figtree and Balgownie, Kevin has also volunteered his expertise in Tibet.
Kevin is committed to continuing education, keeping up with advances in dentistry and has a keen interest in technology. As well as general dentistry, Kevin has a particular interest in root canal therapy, implants, and cosmetic dentistry involving complex composite restoration.
Kevin's other passions besides dentistry are cricket, Rugby Union and spending quality time with his wife and daughters.
Dr Dianne Dongni Yang BEng (Hons) DDS (Hons - Melb Uni)
Dianne grew up in Singapore and studied at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) gaining a Bachelor of Engineering in Bioengineering with Honours. She then made the move to beautiful Australia and graduated from the University of Melbourne graduate Doctor of Dental Surgery program, placing on the Dean’s Honours list due to her outstanding performance and results.
Dianne is committed to providing the highest standard of dental care whilst addressing the needs and comfort of her patients. She is also gentle, caring and trustworthy with excellent communication skills.
Dianne is very dedicated to increasing her knowledge by attending continuing education courses and by keeping on top of new techniques & products.
Her particular interests include cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry and child (pediatric) dentistry.
Catering for our multi-cultural community, Dianne also speaks fluent Mandarin (Advanced) and Cantonese (Intermediate).
Outside of dentistry, Dianne enjoys travelling, community work and good food!
Dr Jason Huang, BDS (Hons - University of Queensland)
Graduating with Honours at the University of Queensland, Jason is warm and approachable and he believes that dentistry does not have to be a stressful experience. He always takes the time to properly listen and understand his patients and their concerns, and alleviate any fears or anxieties. He is dedicated to delivering high quality dentistry while at the same time always remaining gentle and caring.
Jason is committed to keeping his skills up to date, and regularly attends dental courses and conferences to stay on top of new developments in dentistry. He has particular interest in restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and root canal therapy.
In addition to English, Jason is well conversant in Mandarin Chinese.
Outside of dentistry Jason enjoys hiking, soccer and a good movie.
Naomi Blake, Dental Hygienist & Therapist (with Advance Scope)
Obtaining her skills through the HMAS Cerberus Dental Hygiene School Hastings Vic in 1994. Since then, Naomi has continued her studies obtaining several certificates and diplomas advancing her to Dental Hygienist & Therapist (advance scope). Naomi has become an integral part of our team. She endeavors to provide gentle and thorough care to all her patients, and will work with you to make sure your appointment is a comfortable experience.
Patient education is an important key start to any improvement in oral health. Naomi is always keen to address any questions or concerns. She also emphasizes the significance of personalized home care plans, including demonstrating oral care products and giving advice.
Naomi has a strong commitment to her ongoing education through her attendance to many post graduate courses.
Dr Mena Yassa, BDS (James Cook University - Cairns)
BPharm (Charles Sturt University - Orange)
Dr Yassa is an asset to our practice. He studied & worked in pharmacy for 2 years prior to dentistry, giving him an even better aspect on patient care.
Dr Yassa prides himself on his patient centered approach to dentistry. He takes his time to talk with his patients, discussing all options and making sure not only he understands exactly what the patient wants, but also that the patient understands the best way to achieve that and why. Having a keen interest in all areas of dentistry and attention for detail is Dr Yassa's driving force in providing the highest quality dental treatment for his patients. Whilst his gentle and calming nature alleviates any fears or anxieties.
Outside of work, Dr Yassa enjoys spending quality time with family and friends. A member of is local football (soccer) club, social tennis, skiing and speaks Arabic as a second language.