Adelaide Family Dental

Meet the Team at Dernancourt Dental Surgery

We invite you to take a moment to learn about us by reading our biographies below. We look forward to welcoming you to any of our Adelaide Family Dental location sites.

Dr Alexander Lam

Principal Dentist

Qualifications: 

  • BDS (Ade)
  • BScDent (First Class Hons)
  • DipClinDent (IV Sedation)
  • FICCDE (GP Orthodontics)

Dr Alex Lam brings a fresh and enthusiastic approach to dentistry.  Alex was born in Adelaide and was schooled at St. Peter's College.  He graduated with double degree 1st Class Honours from the University of Adelaide and joined the Practice. Alex also serves on the Australian Dental Association Recent Graduates Committee.

Alex is a dedicated and compassionate dentist who enjoys the art and science of dentistry and his first priority is that his patients have a relaxing experience in the dental chair. His primary goal is that you as his patient fully understand your oral health concerns and the treatment options available to you. 

Alex also completed a Postgraduate Specialist Qualification in IV Sedation.  This allows Adelaide Family Dental to offer IV Sedation for dental treatment.  Patients are welcome to enquire about this very useful service.

Alex is a self-confessed sporting tragic who is a member of the Kensington Garden Tennis Club and the Mt Osmond Golf Club.

Dr Felicity Lam

Principal Dentist

Qualifications:   

  • BDS (Ade)  
  • BScDent (First Class Hons)  

Dr Felicity Lam is a warm and friendly face at Adelaide Family Dental. She brings her specialities in management of family dentistry and cosmetic requirements especially in working with children.    

She was born and bred in Adelaide, a scholarship student at Wilderness School and graduated as a multiple prize-winner from the University of Adelaide with concurrent First Class Honours.  

Felicity excels in the art of gentle and caring dentistry. Her top priority is ensuring her patients are comfortable and at ease in the dental chair. She ensures that every one of her patients leave with the satisfied smile they deserve accompanied with the take-away knowledge to keep that smile white and bright and to maintain a healthy lifestyle.   

Felicity consistently aims to improve herself to provide the best possible experience for her patients. She continues to build her dental knowledge and skills through Professional Development courses and through her membership with the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Dental Society. She had presented a number of papers in national and international dental conferences.  

Her special interests include:   

  • emergency relief of pain   
  • children dentistry  
  • cosmetic dentistry  
  • general dental care and  
  • preventative dentistry  

Outside of the clinic, Felicity is involved in a number of community activities and variety of sports from tennis to yoga and pilates. She likes all forms of art and loves collecting sketching or painting for her own art collections.   

Dr Kevin Moon

Dentist

Qualifications:    

  • BDS (Ade)

Dr Kevin Moon is a friendly face at Adelaide Family Dental. He graduated from the University of Adelaide and has been in private and public practices for several years before he got invited by our principal dentist to join the practice bringing his specialties in gentle and caring dentistry to our patients.   

Kevin has a great passion for all aspects of dentistry including restorative (especially dental implants), crown and bridge works, aesthetic and preventative care for all the age groups. He always aims to improve himself as a clinician by regularly attending interstate and international conferences. 

Kevin is extremely keen on providing a quality care to patients. He strongly believes in the importance of communication with patients. His friendly personality enables patients to relax during the treatment and build a strong relationship between him and his patients. 

Outside of dentistry, Kevin enjoys traveling around the world and particularly enjoys playing soccer, going to the gym and spending time with his family. 

Ms Michelle Le

Practice Manager

Qualifications: 

  • BMSc (Ade) (Hons) 
  • MAIPM - Member of Australian Institute of Project Management 

Michelle is our Practice Manager.  

Michelle brings over three decades of experience in project management and public health.  She has previously implemented programs for Diabetes SA.  

Michelle is a warm and compassionate health care professional who believes in building long-term relationships between clinicians and patients.

Dr Jonathan Pearson

Dentist

Qualifications:   

  • BDS (Ade)  

Dr Jonathan Pearson is our newest friendly face at Adelaide Family Dental. After graduating in 2017, Jonathan joined the practice this year, bringing a genuine care for patient welfare and a desire to set everyone at ease.  

Jonathan finds great satisfaction in a job well done, and in the health and happiness of all who come to him for care.  He enjoys interacting with people of all ages, having emanated from a large family himself.  He has a particularly keen interest in children’s health, and received The Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Prize in 2016.

When away from the chair, you’ll most likely find Jonathan jogging through the scenic nature reserves of the Adelaide Hills, or settled at his desk with a pleasant garden view, where he likes to study, or actively engaged within the community of whom he is a part.

Ms Linda Bui

Oral Health Therapist

Qualifications:    

  • BOH (Ade)
  • Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science (Ade)

Ms Linda Bui is our resident oral health therapist.  She has undertaken further university training which expands her scope to treat adults.  She has been invited by Dr Alex Lam to join the practice bringing her specialty skill set of family dentistry, orthodontics, and management of periodontal gum disease.

Born and bred in Adelaide, Linda attended Adelaide High School and the University of Adelaide.  She gained extensive experience in many facets of general and specialist dentistry throughout her career which has taken her to both city and rural environments.

Linda is renown for her very gentle and delicate touch. Her top priority is creating a comfortable and enjoyable environment in the dental surgery. She ensures that every one of her patients leave with the satisfied smile they deserve accompanied with the take-away knowledge to keep that smile white and bright and to maintain a healthy lifestyle.   

Her special interests include:   

  • emergency relief of pain   
  • children dentistry  
  • orthodontics
  • general dental care 
  • preventative dentistry  

Outside of the clinic, Linda takes care of her young family. She enjoys cooking, travelling and relaxing with friends and family. 

A Healthy smile is just a click away.