Dr Golledge graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland. With over 30 years of experience Paul continues to expand his wealth of knowledge by participating in further study and professional development. Recently completing courses in:
• Oral Appliance Therapy For Snoring, Sleep Apnoea and Bruxism
• Digital Impression Systems
• Dentine Hypersensitivity
• Relative Analgesics
• Aesthetic Smile Correction
• Dental-Facial Diagnostics
Paul believes one of his roles as Principal dentist at the Petrie Dental Centre is to provide mentoring to the other dentists in the practice who can benefit from his years of experience.
Paul has been working with families from Petrie and surrounding suburbs for over 32 years and is now treating the children of children he has seen since they were young. He is well known for his friendly, optimistic, and caring nature and has a passion for all aspects of dentistry. Outside of dentistry, Paul enjoys fishing, 4WD trips and spending time with the family.
Shayan graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He joined the Petrie Dental Centre in January 2013 after gaining experience for 4 years in the Lockyer Valley and Springfield Lakes. Shayan completed his University placement at government clinics in Rockhampton and Stafford. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with particular interest in endodontic and restorative dentistry. Shayan is committed to keeping up with the latest developments and techniques in dentistry and regularly attends conferences and continuing education courses. Outside of dentistry, Shayan enjoys playing sport, keeping fit, and travelling.
Graduating in 2014 from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Oral Health, Tiana Romeo joined the team at Petrie Dental Centre. Her special areas of interest in dentistry focus on a preventive model of healthcare, oral health promotion/education and tooth whitening. Tiana is passionate about the results she achieves and is committed to absolute best practice. She has a gentle touch and aims to make the dental visit a positive experience for patients of all ages. As a current committee member of the Dental Hygienists’ Association of Australia (DHAA), Queensland Chapter and the National Communications Officer of the DHAA, she regularly attends conferences and continuing education courses. In her spare time, you can find Tiana socializing with friends and family, shopping or travelling. Tiana is dedicated to providing safe, high quality and individually tailored dental care to help you achieve and maintain optimum oral health.
BAppHSc (Oral Health) QLD
Esther graduated from the University of Queensland in 2007 with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Oral Health)and has been at the Petrie Dental Centre since 2008. She loves working with people and is passionate about helping to improve the health of teeth and gums, knowing how important it is for overall health and wellbeing. Esther has a growing interest in nutrition and how it affects our health, when Esther is not working at the Petrie Dental Centre, she enjoys spending time with her growing family, yoga, and going to weekend markets.
Tanya Gilliland, Katelyn Gilliland, Amanda Heffernan, Katrina Rowe and Shirelle Bissell (from left to right).
• Tanya Gilliland Office Manager 30+ years’ experience with patients at Petrie
• Katelyn Gilliland exceptional chair side assistant began her career with Petrie Dental Centre 5 years ago
• Amanda Heffernan Patient Co-ordinator 20+ year’s experience with patient care and scheduling
• Katrina Rowe exceptional chair side assistant bright and bubbly 10+ years with Petrie Dental Centre
• Shirelle Bisselle exceptional chair side assistant with 17+ years experience warm and caring
Between them, the staff at the Petrie Dental Centre have over 75 years of experience in Dental Assisting and are all committed to providing exceptional care for their patients and assistance for the treating practitioner. Tanya our Office Manager has been with the Petrie Dental Centre for over 30 years, starting as an assistant to Lindsay Myers back in 1981. Amanda Heffernan our Patient Co-ordinator has been with us for over 20 years. Each team member has many valuable roles to play in the smooth operation of the Petrie Dental Centre. Apart from their pursuit of excellence in the dental arena, each of these staff members enjoy spending time with their families, outdoor pursuits and travelling.