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About us

The story behind Balgownie Dental Surgery

Balgownie Dental Surgery is a family owned practice, established since August 1985. Our practice has always had a strong emphasis on family dental and continues growing because our patients love the way we look after them.


Based in the heart of Balgownie Village, our team of dedicated dentists and caring and attentive staff are dedicated to help you maintain your oral health.


The dentists include:

Dr Kevin Casey

Dr Jason Huang

Dr Lisa-Marie Brown

Dr Dianne (Dongni) Yang


Plus our very own (OHT) Oral Health Therapist/ Hygienist:

Barsha Dallakoti.


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.


After all, a beautiful smile gives you the confidence to really shine.


Meet our Team

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. 

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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. 

Dr Lisa-Marie Brown, BDS 


Lisa-Marie, has been living and working in the Illawarra for 8 years. Prior to moving to our beautiful country, Lisa-Marie was originally from Scotland, and graduated from the University of Dundee in 2006.

Lisa-Marie is very friendly and welcoming and will take time to get to know you and listen to your concerns. She has a gentle 

approach and works hard to make sure her patients feel comfortable. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is very passionate about her role.

She will always strive to deliver the best outcome for her patients.


Lisa-Marie is very committed to staying up to date with the latest techniques and regularly updates her knowledge through dental events and courses.


Outside of the surgery, she enjoys spending time her the family. She loves the outdoors, exploring the Illawarra and camping on the South Coast of NSW. 

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, spending time with her family and good food!

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Barsha Dallakoti - Oral Health


Barsha graduated from Charles Sturt University. She has many years of experience from working with highly skilled dentists and orthodontists.

Barsha has a very understanding and gentle nature, which makes coming to the dentist a pleasant experience.

She strongly believes that prevention is the best treatment, and is passionate about good oral hygiene habits and helps patients find the most practical way to keep their teeth healthy at home.

Among other interests outside of dental, Barsha also enjoys spending time with her beautiful family.

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