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Meet the Team at The Smile Factory

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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.

Jen Aston, Dental Hygienist

Jen AstonJennifer has recently made the sea change from Sydney to Newcastle and started at The Smile Factory. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Newcastle in 2012, is registered with the Dental Board and is a member of the Dental Hygiene Association. Her main objective as a Dental Hygienist is the prevention of gum disease. Jennifer makes a positive impact on enhancing her patients’ knowledge of oral health.

Jennifer strives to give her patients the most comfortable and thorough cleaning experience as well as customising oral hygiene education and home routines for each patient to suit their needs. Her gentle touch and calm chair side manner have been appreciated by even the most nervous of patients.

Jennifer keeps herself updated regularly by attending various dental seminars and courses including periodontal management, in chair whitening, sleep apnea, managing caries, sterilisation as well as keeping up to date with the latest dental products.

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Before Hygiene, Jennifer started Dental Assisting in 2001 and during that time, completed Certificates III and IV in Dental Assisting. Jennifer has also completed a Medical Terminology Certificate. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys making candles, walking and looking after her 1-year-old son.

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!


Meet the Team at The Smile Factory | (02) 4037 0903