Deakin Dental is Sarita Atreya, Kathy Gill & Rebecca Harman. A small but strong team that loves everything dental.
・I am quite funny, that’s what my husband Bobby and three daughters say anyway. Laughing at my own jokes happens a lot!
・I have been told my hair is a barometer.
・I am a mama to beautiful humans and a crazy labradoodle called Ziggy.
・I have been told I run like Forrest Gump and I complete marathons in my spare time.
・In addition to looking after your teeth I am into whole patient care and am a functional dental practitioner. I definitely may try and get you into daily yoga and meditation to look after your mind, body and soul.
Dr Sarita Atreya is a British born dentist and who has been practising for 21 years, having graduated from
the highly regarded Barts & The Royal London Dental Hospital in 1998. In 2002, she attained the Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - an internationally recognised post graduate qualification.
Sarita has been in Australia for 12 years now with her husband and children, with experience working in private practice, hospital and community clinics, she enjoys a great relationship with her patients and team.
Her extensive experience in Paediatrics, Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and holding an honorary specialist registrar post, extends the range of services that Deakin Dental can provide. Sarita loves to empower her patients with knowledge and guide them to have healthy smiles, treating you like her family.
Outside of Dentistry she is dedicated to a healthy lifestyle, she practises yoga and meditation daily, she runs and has completed marathons, she loves travelling, learning new things and hanging out with her three wonderful girls, hubby and crazy labradoodle, Ziggy.
I love all the outdoors stuff.
Indoors, I enjoy sewing, knitting, and crafting.
I am not a great cook… but I try and I certainly appreciate those who can
I love to travel but hate flying
Rebecca started working with Dr Neil Cheesman (previously Look Good Feel Good Dentistry) in 2007 and has studied with him in Neuromuscular and sleep interests with the Las Vegas Institute in Sydney and Brisbane. She has completed studies in Anatomy and Physiology, Cert III & IV in Dental Nursing and attends conferences with American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.
Rebecca was in the State Emergency Service (Rivers Unit) for 7.5 years, where she earned medals and qualifications. She served through the 2003 Canberra bushfires, Newcastle floods 2007 and many other events.
Rebecca loves people and loves that her job brings people to her. In her spare time she studies Philosophy, holds a Cert II in Auslan and loves all things creative and the outdoors.
I love travelling, cooking and life art drawing.
I hope to fulfil my life obsession, to swim with dolphins or was that sharks!
Originally from Far North Queensland, Kathy moved to Canberra at 21 years of age. She has worked for over 40 years in all aspects of Dentistry, from reception, to assisting chair side, to Practice Manager for general dentists and specialists. She has a strong work ethic, is friendly and open to new challenges. With many years experience in the dental environment, she is confident in answering questions and dealing with any situation that may arise before or after your appointment.
Kathy enjoys meeting new patients and getting to know them, she is a calm support to all, and always welcomes you with her warm smile.
Are you passionate about your work and want to have fun doing it? We are always looking for the best dentists, hygienists, assistants, and support staff for our team.
If this sounds like you, please introduce yourself!
Monday to Friday 9am–5pm