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Leanne M Amber

Registered Dental Hygienist, Assoc Dip Dental Hygiene (Adel), Diploma of Homoeopathy (Syd), Diploma of Counselling (Syd)

Leanne heads up the Dental Hygiene team at Shore Dental, and has over 30 years experience in private practice. Leanne has a great sense of humour and enjoys nurturing patient relationships. Registered with the Dental Board of NSW and a member of both the Dental Hygiene Association of Australia and the Australian Periodontal Society, Leanne has also remained active in postgraduate training since her Diploma of Dental Hygiene in Adelaide in 1984. She also received specific instrumentation training from US specialist Anna Pattison, which allows her to treat gum disease at a very advanced level.


Leanne's other postgraduate studies and courses include:

  • Local Anaesthesia
  • Improvements in the management of oral health
  • Detect, Diagnose, Destroy
  • Medical management of periodontal disease
  • Micro-nutrients – The bigger picture for better health
  • Systemic relationship of periodontal disease
  • Psycho-sedation.

Throughout her dental career Leanne has also pursued interests in other areas of holistic health, and has a Diploma of Homoeopathy and Diploma of Counselling. Outside work she enjoys walking, camping, travelling and photography.

Our Team
Jenna Hickey
As Shore Dental’s Dental Hygiene Therapist, Jenna is highly trained in the prevention of gum disease, oral health promotion and education. She has a dual qualification in dental hygiene and hygiene therapy, is particularly trained in pediatric dentistry and has a commitment to preventative dentistry and improved oral hygiene.
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Dr. James Cooke
James’ calm, confident and sympathetic nature makes him a popular dentist with all of Shore Dental’s patients, from young children to elderly patients. He always strives to provide patients with pain free dentistry in a kind, ethical and empathetic manner. He has also embraced the Shore Dental philosophy of continual learning and development with several prestigious academic achievements.
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Dr. Ben Wilcox
Ben is the practice principal at Shore Dental and is originally from the UK. His excellent communication skills allow him to properly understand his patients needs; and time and again deliver treatment with predictable long-lasting results. He holds a number of prestigious dental qualifications and is dedicated to using quality Australian dental laboratories over sub-standard overseas-produced lab work.
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