Receptionist: Jessica

Jessica moved to Tasmania from Sydney when she was 8 years old and has lived in the Margate area for about 9 years. During her time here Jessica has worked in hospitality and studied to become a beauty therapist. Deciding that salons were not the place fo

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Dentist: Dr. Rochelle Lim

Dr Rochelle Lim graduated from James Cook University in Cairns, Queensland. She grew up in Melbourne but following her university clinical rotation in Launceston, she came to love the people, lifestyle and beautiful landscape of Tasmania. Rochelle strives

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Night guards and Mouthguards

Night guards (occlusal splints) are a fantastic treatment option for protecting your teeth from the crushing effects of tooth grinding and clenching when you are fast asleep.  With the stresses most of us experience from life it can exacerbate tooth grin

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic anterior restorations are a great option for repairing broken front teeth and restoring your smile.  Utilising a resin bonded technique we can use our artistic flare to make teeth appear whiter and straighter.  Restoring someone’s smile is an

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Practice Manager: Karen

Karen lives locally in beautiful Margate and has many years’ experience in hospitality, administration, employment services, and she has had the pleasure of meeting and working with people from all walks of life, backgrounds and nationalities. Apart fro

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Orthodontic Assessment

Orthodontics is an area in dentistry which involves correcting the jaw and teeth alignment.  There are many cause of “crooked” teeth and this could be from thumb-sucking, hereditary conditions, limited space or from a trauma.  There are different ag

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Emergency Treatment

If you are experiencing dental pain and would like to have your concern seen to please contact us to arrange an appointment.  We will try and see you as soon as possible.  If you have experienced a dental trauma (e.g. a tooth knocked out playing sport)

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Tooth Whitening

Whitening or “bleaching” of your teeth can be done to make your natural teeth look whiter.  With professional tooth whitening this can normally make your teeth a few shades lighter with our safe and effective bleaching system.  Impressions of your t

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Root Canal Therapy

Sometimes root canal therapy is needed when the nerve in the tooth is in the process of dying or is completely necrotic.  Teeth that have a “dead” or “dying” nerve in them can cause great pain because the next stage is a dental abscess.  A denta

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General Restorative Treatment

During your dental check-up a thorough assessment of your oral health will be done including any cavities that may be present.  You will be advised of teeth that may require attention and given a treatment plan.  It is always better to restore small cav

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Periodontal Care

Periodontal care means taking care of your gums and the bone that surround your teeth.  Periodontal disease can occur in the form of gingivitis (bleeding gums) and even worse periodontitis (loss of bone around your teeth) which can be a painful process w

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Paediatric Dentistry

At Dental South we always try to make the dental visit a positive and fun experience for your child.  We believe a dental visit should be regarded as a “health” visit where our team uses our expertise to contribute to your child’s overall wellbeing

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Senior Dental Assistant: Larissa

Larissa grew up on the eastern shore and has a very strong passion for the dental industry. She has worked with Dr Jessica Manuela for over 3 years and is a senior employee working at Dental South striving to further her skills into becoming clinical co-o

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Dentist: Dr. Jess Manuela

Dr Jess Manuela was born in Tasmania and has grown up in the Kingston area until she moved to Adelaide to pursue her dental degree.  During her time at the University of Adelaide she received numerous awards and scholarships including the Australia and N

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