Your Hornsby Dentists

Meet the Hornsby Dental Team:

Welcome to Hornsby Dental, one of the largest dental teams in the Hornsby area. Our team comprises of 5 dentists and 7 support staff to take care of all your dental health needs for both you and the family. We are conveniently located in the heart of Hornsby, next to Hornsby Girls High School and opposite from Westfield Hornsby. For your convenience, we are also open 6 days a week.

We can be contacted on (02) 8090 1100 or at info@hornsbydentist.com.au for any questions that you may have. If we are unable to answer the phone because our staff are busy, please leave a Voicemail. We will respond to all Voicemails and E-mails within 1 – 2 business hours. For more details of our location, opening hours etc. view our Contact Us Page.

The team below will give you a good feel for the experienced, gentle and caring team from Hornsby Dental:

Hornsby Dental

Dr Mark Nieh, BDS (Otago, NZ)


Dr Mark graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand, in 2005. After gaining experience and mentorship in several different dental practices, he decided to open his practice in Hornsby. Fast forward twelve years, the creation and success of Cosmetique Dental Group started, with 8 locations across New South Wales.

Dr Mark is obsessed with restorative and cosmetic dentistry and its never-ending evolution. He always endeavours to make his patient’s experience seamless and perfect.

Sitting in Dr Mark’s chair, you become his number one priority. Dr Mark will only ever recommend dental treatments that he would complete on his own family. He prides himself on delivering perfect results for all his patients.

His main interest in professional development in the past few years has been with restorative dentistry involving aesthetic restorations, dental materials research, and implant restorations.

When consulting with a patient, Dr Mark will always look at restoring the function and aesthetics of a patient’s smile. He believes this is a vital responsibility of being a top-calibre clinician.

He will always talk you through your treatment to keep you informed while relieving any fear or dental anxiety. Providing options after consideration of your current and future treatment needs is also a core value of Dr Mark’s dental philosophy.

He strongly believes in continuing education in any profession. His core interest in professional development in the past decade has been with restorative dentistry involving aesthetic restorations, dental materials research, and implant restorations. He maintains an active account with several prominent overseas research institutes to keep updated on the material research and treatment modalities.

Outside of work, family is important to Dr Mark, especially since having two young children.

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Dr Philip Song, BDS (Hons) (USyd) BSc 


Dr Philip Graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours. During his University studies, he received the University of Sydney Academic Merit prize, awarded to the top performing student in each faculty. An Honour he is still proud of today.

Dr Philip always receives feedback about his kindness, consideration and gentle nature, leading to many referrals from his new and loyal patients. He has a breadth of experience in multiple areas of dentistry. Dr Philip has a passion for general dentistry and endodontics, which he has specialised in for many years. He has also developed a niche focus in complex restorative treatments involving porcelain restorations on anterior (front) teeth.

Dr Philip Song

Dr Philip firmly believes in continuing his education even though he has more than a decade of experience. He prides himself on understanding the most current dental materials and procedures to provide patients with optimal dental care. He regularly attends conferences, seminars and lectures, allowing him to offer his patients the best dental practices and outcomes.

He also has a bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science. Where he graduated with distinction, majoring in pharmacology and haematology. This knowledge has helped him develop a truly holistic approach to patient care.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Philip has three young boys keeping him busy. He is also an avid motorhead and the proud owner of a Nissan GTR R35, which is his pride and joy.

If you would like more information on Hornsby Dental or how we can help create and keep your smile looking great please contact us.

Dr Richard Huang, DMD(USyd) 


Dr Richard graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He believes in providing a friendly and comfortable dental experience to all his patients. Prioritising his patients’ health and well-being first and working together to achieve a healthy smile is of utmost importance. He prides himself on working collaboratively with his patients to deliver a holistic and intentional treatment plan for all of his patients.

Dr Richard is interested in all aspects of dentistry. Including prevention, cosmetic dentistry, and children’s health. He continuously improves his clinical and patient skills and knowledge through continued education, including continuous professional development, dental seminars and lectures.

Dr Richard Huang

Outside of dentistry, Richard enjoys many sporting activities, soaking up the sun at the beach, trekking along scenic walks and indulging in good food with friends.

Dr Carol Kim

I grew up in Sydney then moved to sunny Queensland to study dentistry. Since moving back, I’ve worked in private practice all over Sydney, treating a wide range of patients from toddlers to the very elderly. I especially enjoy working with children and setting the foundation for healthy teeth for life.

Outside of dentistry, I enjoy great coffee and food, time spent with my family and friends (and my beloved dog), and the occasional hike along our beautiful NSW coastline.

Dr Carol Kim in Hornsby

Dr Lily Huang, BDs Syd (hons) LmusA, AmusA

Dr Lily Huang earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney in 2004, graduating with honours. After graduation, Dr Lily spent 10 years working in Newcastle and helping patients achieve healthier smiles. She has special interests in preventive, periodontal, restorative dentistry and dental implants. Building on her interest in dental implants, Dr Huang completed an implant training course with the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry in 2007.

As a dentist, she is punctual and efficient with a friendly outgoing personality. She is best known by her patients for having gentle hands, being organised and working efficiently

She is a keen musician with diplomas in both violin and piano. During her spare time, she composes music for piano and ensembles as well as play in chamber groups for weddings and other special events. Throughout university, she had a part-time job as a violin teacher which she thoroughly enjoyed. Her other interest is in cars and loves to go to track days (real cars or go-karts) or skid-panning events. At home, she is a busy working mother to two young kids

Oral Health Therapists

Lucia Doan, BOH (Usyd) Adult Scope

Lucia originally completed her Bachelor’s degree in Oral Health at the University of Sydney, allowing her to dual-qualify as a dental hygienist and dental therapist. After her initial qualifications, Lucia furthered her learning by completing an adult restorative scope dental course. Lucia can now provide care for patients of all ages with varying dental concerns and needs.

Lucia’s passion for dentistry started through her involvement with dental mission trips in Vietnam. During this stint, she provided urgent and necessary dental and medical treatment to patients in rural and remote areas. Lucia has trained at Westmead, Nepean and Sydney Dental Hospitals and is involved in oral health promotion programs for preschools and residential care facilities in rural areas in NSW.

Lucia Doan

Since graduating, Lucia has worked as a locum oral health therapist. She enjoys working with patients of all ages, helping them achieve their best oral hygiene results in a friendly and gentle manner. Her goal is to make dental visits enjoyable and stress-free.

Outside dentistry and oral health, she enjoys good food with family and friends, hiking and spending time with her two dogs.

Clover Wang, BOH (UON)

Clover graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Oral Health Therapy with an adult scope at the University of Newcastle. Throughout her study, she completed thousands of hours of placement in urban and rural areas, exposing her to hundreds of complicated patient cases.

After studying oral health therapy, her passion for dentistry grew even further. Clover ultimately decided to resume her studies. She is now studying dentistry at the University of Sydney, expanding her skillset further than ever before.

Clover provides a holistic approach for her patients of all ages. She prides herself on forming connections with her patients, aiming to understand how she can best assist them, making their journey enjoyable and seamless. After growing up in China, she is fluent in Chinese and English.

Outside work, she enjoys hiking, eating out and listening to music.

Clover Wang

Isean Chew, BOH (Usyd)

Isean studied at the University of Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Oral Health. During her tenure, she received two prestigious awards, the Hu Friedy Golden Scaler award for the highest proficiency in dental hygiene and therapy and the Colgate Oral Care award for the highest grade in the subject of Oral Health. Isean has always worked meticulously in her studies to deliver a fantastic experience for all her patients.

Upon graduation, Isean worked alongside specialist orthodontists – specifically training in traditional braces and aligner therapy such as Invisalign. From this, Isean’s particular attention to detail helps patients pursue their perfect smile – giving them the confidence to achieve the smile they’ve always wanted.

Isean Chew

Isean has also trained in various hospitals in NSW and was involved in implementing public oral health programs and oral health promotion in pre-schools and aged care facilities. From this, Isean’s practice of oral health therapy in general practice focuses on spending time listening and explaining, ensuring that each patient is comfortable and reassured.

In treating patients of all ages, Isean is committed to fostering long-term relationships where she aims to help her patients maintain their teeth for a lifetime. Isean has been part of the Hornsby Dental family for seven years and firmly believes in preventative dentistry. Isean hopes to educate her patients while providing the best care possible.

When she isn’t tending to her patients, Isean has a keen interest in overall health and fitness. She also likes to explore her creativity by playing the piano and ukulele and going on food adventures.

Samira Gholamzadeh, BOH (CSU)

Samira is an experienced Oral Health Therapist with a Bachelor of oral health therapy from Charles Sturt University. She is a member of the DHAA and the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association.

Samira is thorough and has a unique preventive approach. She is passionate about helping her patients maintain the health and function of their teeth. She provides quality dental care to children and adults, cultivating informative consultations with constructive solutions for her patients so they can have the best care possible.

Samira Gholamzadeh

Samira also worked for a periodontal and implant specialist practice in Sydney. Her passion lies in the space of periodontal treatment and gum disease, where her main focus now lies. Samira completes multiple dental treatments in oral maintenance and care, cleaning and periodontal therapy.

Samira believes educating people about oral health while building mutual trust in the dental clinic is pivotal in helping patients. She feels motivated when her patients overcome anxiety or fear during and after treatment.

Outside dentistry, Samira enjoys swimming, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.

Practice Manager

Lindsey Whitehead

Lindsey has always had a deep passion for the dental industry. She started her career in dentistry over 20 years as a dental assistant, working with dentists and changing her patients’ lives through excellent dentistry. To this day, Lindsey still has a love for all things dental.

Lindsey is a caring, empathetic and kind-hearted person and receives feedback about her naturally warm presence. She loves meeting and forming bonds with her patients. She aims to deeply understand their wants and needs while providing the best service and outcome possible.

Lindsey Whitehead

Linsdey joined the team in 2021 as a practice manager and has taken the role in her stride. She is a caring and natural leader, elevating the culture and morale of the practice daily. She enjoys the challenge of the position, with no two days being the same.

Lindsey loves to see the difference a beautiful smile can make to a patient’s confidence and enjoys seeing the change in a patient when they finally leave with a beautiful new smile.

Outside dentistry, you will find Linsdey out and about with her friends or at the dog park with her 2 Samoyeds.

Practice Policies


Payment is required on the day of your treatment. We accept cash, Mastercard, Visa, and EFTPOS.

Treatment plans

A written treatment plan can be provided for you to take home and view. We are available to discuss this with you at anytime should you require further information on your recommended treatments.

Frequently asked questions

Glad you asked! View our FAQ / Frequently asked questions page by clicking here.


Should you wish to re-schedule your appointment we require 24 hours notice so that we may accommodate our other patients.

Health funds

If you have health insurance we can process your claim electronically. This is done at the end of each appointment. We are a network provider for Medibank Private and BUPA.


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