About Us

Meet the Team

Alex Naylor

Alex comes with a strong background in treating children and gum disease. Graduating in 2004 and completing post graduate studies at The University of Melbourne she has extensive experience to help you get the smile you have always desired.

After living and working in the Goldfields for over 13 years she calls the red dirt city home and wanted to bring a locally family owned and operated clinic to the Goldfields. When she isn’t at work Alex likes to spend time with her beautiful family. She has 5 children three boys 8, 6 and 2 years old plus two girls 4yrs and a new born (2023).

Alex welcomes you and your family to come in and meet her family at GFD a purpose built state of the art practice here in Kalgoorlie.

Dr Matt Yoon

Matt graduated from UWA in 2012, he previously worked in Kalgoorlie when he graduated from university. Since leaving Kalgoorlie Matt has worked in Sydney and Perth, honing his skills in on implants and extractions. Being a pedantic dentist Matt loves creating beautiful smiles. He is your go to dentist if you want your smile designed by a master in the field of dentistry.

Matt loves spending time snowboarding and with his dog Sunny. Matt also spends plenty of time on the golf course a place where he can relax.

DR Sushrust Kishore

Raised in Kathmandu, Nepal, even during his teenage years Dr. Sush volunteered in local hospitals as well as remote villages as part of medical aid. He found out during these times that the ability to help people was his main motivation for becoming a dentist. Dentistry has allowed Dr. Sush, to combine three of his biggest interests: working with his hands, dental science and helping others. Known for his caring and laidback nature, Dr. Sush believes that healthy teeth promote a healthy life and having an opportunity to help people maintain their smile, relieve their pain or improving their oral health is the most rewarding part of his job.

Dr. Sush is constantly striving to be the best version of himself every day and has completed various courses in restorative, fixed/removable prosthesis as well as sedation so that he can provide the best dental service to his clients. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and spending time in the garden.

Robyn Pavy

Robyn is a dedicated oral health therapist who graduated from the Bachelor of Oral Health program at the University of Adelaide in 2009. With over a decade of experience and a passion for providing quality care, she has worked with the South Australian School Dental Services and in private practice, honing her skills and deepening her understanding of holistic oral health care. Robyn has recently joined our clinic in Kalgoorlie, eager to further her career in dentistry and contribute to the local community. In her free time, Robyn enjoys exploring all that Kalgoorlie has to offer. As a mother of two school-aged boys, she understands the importance of gentle and compassionate care, especially when it comes to treating children. Robyn looks forward to welcoming you and your family to our clinic.

Dr Theresa Go-Svede

Dr. Theresa Go- Svede was born and brought up in the Philippines. She speaks fluent English and her native tongue Tagalog.

Theresa is competent in all aspects of dentistry but has special interest in prosthodontics and aesthetic dentistry. She is continuing her implant training in Sydney to sharpen her skills and be up to date with the evolving world of dentistry. She takes time to understand the perspective of her patients and their goals to be able to help deliver what is best for her patients.  On her spare time, she likes travelling, hiking, learning new culture and spending time with her friends and little family.

Dr Alex Booth

Alex graduated with honours from Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK) in 2017. She has since spent time in New Zealand before heading to Kalgoorlie. Alex is known by her patients for being gentle and understanding. She enjoys getting patients to a stage where they are comfortable with their teeth. Whilst confident in all aspects of general dentistry, her interests include aesthetic work and implants.

Outside of work Alex enjoys playing Xbox and eating ice cream.

Dr Liam Dury

Liam graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) in 2015 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. He has worked in a range of private practices in the UK and New Zealand since then. Liam’s gentle demeanor and friendly approach keep visits to the dentist as comfortable and worry-free as possible.  

He has a love for the technology and advanced skills that are developed in dentistry and is proud of what Goldfields Family Dental have to offer. Currently, Liam is studying on a postgraduate diploma in dental implantology. 

Outside of work you may find him relaxing at the gym or struggling up the climbing wall.

Dr Dave O'dowling

Dr O’Dowling graduated from University College Cork, Ireland  in 2006 where his studies saw him awarded the Noel Hayes Award for Oral Surgery, the British Undergraduate Society Award for Restorative Dentistry and was accepted as a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association for his project work on molar/incisor hypomineralisation. 

He has worked in private practice in Ireland , Queensland and Perth. During this time he has continued to advance his knowledge in implant surgery and prosthetics and completed his MSc Oral Implantology in 2018 from Goethe Dental School (Frankfurt), his thesis being ‘’ in vitro comparison of the accuracy of implant surgical guides produced by desktop printers versus commercially produced guides ‘ . He is a Diplomate of both the International Congress Of Oral Implantologists and the American Board of Oral Implantology/ Implant Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. 

Dr O’Dowling maintains a keen interest in all aspects of implantology ranging from simple implant placement to advanced techniques such as partial extraction therapy, autogenous bone plates and sinus augmentations. His current focus is simplification of full arch restorative protocols utilising digital techniques and 3d printing.  

Truc Luu

With 13 years experience Truc returns to Kalgoorlie after 12 years since she came to the goldfields as a fresh faced new graduate. In this time away, she has worked in many regional and metro settings.

She tutored Curtin’s undergraduate oral health therapy students for the past 5 years, before returning to Kalgoorlie to join our team. She is passionate about preventing and managing gum disease and treating children in a clinical setting. Her favourite past times include baking, cooking, camping and exploring the surrounding region with her partner.

Dorothy Okumu

Dorothy has recently relocated to Kalgoorlie from Perth where she spent her time living south of the river. Dorothy has been in the dental industry since 2018 and thrives on continuing professional development. Her love of dentistry extends to paediatric dental care, treatment of gum disease and cosmetic teeth whitening. 

She is an avid soccer player, loves a good book and enjoys being outdoors on her days off. 

Mackenzie Kagoro

Mackenzie graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Oral Health Therapy from Curtin University in Western Australia.

She is returning to Kalgoorlie her home town in which she was born and completed her schooling before moving to Perth to complete her studies.

She is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and particularly enjoys treating patients with gum disease and children. She loves taking care of her patient’s mouth’s through high quality dental care as well as education and motivation for prevention. Most of all, she enjoys getting to know the person behind the teeth and making sure they have a pleasant dental experience every time.

Through various continuous professional development courses, she keeps up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry, enabling her to provide patients with the best treatment options.

Outside of work, she loves discovering new places to eat, going hiking and spending time with friends and family

Crystal Leech

Crystal has 13 years experience working in dental and loves to share all of her knowledge with her patients especially her little patients. Crystal as a mother herself, loves all aspects of pediatric dentistry to treat children.

Crystal is one of the leaders in out hygiene department treating patients with mild all the way to advanced gum disease. 

Mark Warman

Mark is a dental prosthetist which means he is a trained dental technician and clinician. Patients can see him directly for both dentures and mouthguard services. He can also make your new smile on-site at Goldfields Family Dental.

When Mark is not creating new smiles, he enjoys beach life with his rescue dog Pippi who is 7 and set to inherit his estate.

About GFD

Goldfields Family Dental is a purpose built Dental Clinic in the heart of Kalgoorlie. The practice is one shop back from the towns main intersection and next door to the NAB. The building was built in 1905 originally housing the commonwealth bank. To this date the building still has its 1900 character and remains a heritage listed building. Purchased by the Naylor family in 2019 they are working closely with a heritage adviser to ensure it keeps with the cities heritage look. 

The building now houses a purpose built state of the art dental practice, one of a kind in the Goldfields. This family friendly practice boasts large rooms for families and a separate parents retreat, children’s waiting area with a TV, games console, plenty of books and toys.

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