Meet the Team

Dr. Huy Tran
Dr. Huy Tran – Principal Dentist

Dr. Huy Tran graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland in 2003, and has since worked predominantly in the South-East Queensland district. He has a pleasant and caring chair-side manner and ensures his patients feel as comfortable as possible whilst under his care.

Huy enjoys practicing in all aspects of general dentistry, but has special interests in the management of children and cosmetic dentistry. He also likes to keep up to date with new developments in the dental industry through regular continuing education courses. In his spare time, you will either see Huy involved in some minor home renovating, traveling or planning for his future travels.

Dr. Jenny Loi
Dr. Jenny Loi – Principal Dentist

Dr. Jenny Loi graduated from the University of Queensland in 2001 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. Since graduation, she has been working full time in private practice and continually attends lectures and seminars to advance her skills.

Jenny has a very friendly and caring nature. She is gentle, a great listener and very family-orientated, having four kids of her own. She is committed to providing the highest standard of patient care. During her free time she loves to spend time with her family, shopping and traveling.

Dr. Malka Fernando
Dr. Malka Fernando - Dentist

Dr Malka Fernando grew up in Auckland and, since graduating from Griffith University on the Gold Coast, she has been providing outstanding care in all Dr Malka Fernando grew up in Auckland and since graduating from Griffith University on the Gold Coast, she has been providing outstanding care in all areas of general dentistry. She works with a calm and gentle demeanour, ensuring her patients are comfortable at all time and eliminating dental anxiety amongst adults and children alike.

Dr Fernando has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry bringing your smile back to life with a range of treatment options from simple restorations to full coverage crowns and bridges. She regularly attends educational seminars, keeping up to date with the latest advances in dentistry. Outside of Ashmore Dental, Dr Fernando enjoys cooking up a storm, hiking through wilderness or simply relaxing with some music.

Dr. Andrew Rowlands
Dr. Andrew Rowlands - Dentist

Dr. Andrew Rowlands is a local, born and bred Gold Coaster. Since graduating from Griffith University on the Gold Coast, he has had a wealth of experience working in a very busy rural clinic as well as in the public dental health system. Dr. Rowlands takes a lot of pride in his work, and not only ensures all his patients are listened to, but he also takes the time to explain the reasoning and intricacies of all procedures so his patients are able to make well informed decisions with their treatment.

Andrew enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has taken a keen interest in oral surgery. When he is not working, you may find Andrew on a tennis court or out on the golf fairways fine-tuning his game.

Esther Waldburger
Esther Waldburger - Practice Manager

Esther comes to Ashmore Dental with over 16 years experience in the dental industry. She has worked in all areas of dental, from dental assisting and clinical management to reception. Esther is highly experienced and has competed a Diploma in Practice management as well as participating in continuing training and education programs. However, you will still regularly see Esther in the surgery, as she has a strong passion for hands on dental assisting and patient care.

She is warm, caring and will do her very best to ensure your time with us goes gently, smoothly and efficiently. She welcomes any suggestions you may have to help us improve our services and is happy to assist all our patients in any way she can. Esther loves getting outdoors and keeping active, and when she is not as work she is most likely at the beach, running a trail or trekking a mountain.