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Meet the Team at The Smile Factory

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Sarah Backes, Dental Hygienist

sarah photoSarah studied at the University of Newcastle, graduating with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2013. Having had a nerve-wracking experience at the dentist in her youth, Sarah takes care in her friendly, gentle approach to treating patients, doing her best in her part to eliminating dental phobia.

Sarah is passionate about oral health care and will work with you to find the best method possible to ensure you’re motivated to take responsibility for your oral health.

Sarah is a self-proclaimed Disney addict, an avid reader, an amateur photographer and calligrapher, and an enthusiastic netballer. Born and bred in Newcastle, Sarah lives with her husband and little girl (and their two enormous German Shepherds) in the lower Hunter Valley area.

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Charley Collier, Dental Hygienist

Ever since having orthodontic braces herself as a teenager Charley has wanted to help others in achieving a confident smile and healthy teeth.

Charley graduated from Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga as an Oral health therapist and she is very passionate about promoting oral hygiene and preventing oral disease. Charley has wide-range experience in clinical settings including paediatric dental, orthodontic specialists and general dentistry. She loves coming to work to help our patients have a lifetime of healthy gums, fresh breath and beautiful teeth.

Charley enjoys going to the beach for swims and walks with her dog, Digger, as well as spending quality time with friends and family.

Our Special Offer Awaits You!

Take advantage of our New Patient Offer, a no-gap payment offer. Get an examination and scale and clean including full mouth X-rays and fluoride treatment. If you don’t have health fund coverage, we have a special rate of $189 and offer payment plans. Contact us today!
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Meet the Team at The Smile Factory | (02) 4037 0903