Dentists servicing the Sunshine Coast
Whether patients are suffering from gum pain, or planning major reconstructive work, Fenton Dental’s qualified dental team make it their goal to help locals achieve better oral health. They have been operating in Moloolaba for more than 30 years and locals have come to know their dentists as some of the friendliest on the Sunshine Coast region.
Dr Julian Dantes (Principal Dentist)
Julian grew up on the Gold Coast and graduated from Griffith University, where he held a Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship, was an inaugural member of the Griffith Honours College and achieved the Future Academic Mentoring Award in his final year. Following graduation, Julian worked as a FIFO dentist between busy private practices in Loganholme and Central Queensland. Together with his wife, Sabrina, Julian took over ownership and management of the practice in 2017.
Julian is passionate about providing exceptional patient outcomes and outstanding patient care. He has cultivated a reputation for a gentle touch and an ability to succinctly explain dental treatments in a way that his patients can understand. He routinely attends continuing education courses and has had extensive training in the placement and restoration of dental implants and in straightening teeth with Invisalign.
Julian likes to think he has a sense of humour, is a rugby league and rugby union tragic and enjoys going to the gym and all things nerdy.
Dr Sabrina Dantes
Dr Sabrina Dantes graduated from Griffith University on the Gold Coast and before joining the team at Fenton Dental, Sabrina has spent time working in private practice and government clinics across the Gold Coast, gaining experience in providing dental care for both the young and elderly. She makes sure that all patients have the opportunity to receive pain-free dentistry in a relaxed and comfortable environment and is highly understanding of those who may be apprehensive about dental treatments.
Dr Sabrina is passionate about dentistry and attends a range of continuing education courses in order to remain up to date with modern dentistry and further her knowledge. She is particularly interested in minimal intervention and preventative dentistry, as well as cosmetic dentistry and comprehensive care.
In her spare time she enjoys her husband’s bad jokes, movies, cooking and experiencing different cultures.
Dr Michael Fenton
Michael graduated from Otago Dental School in New Zealand in 1978. After working in a busy practice in Upper Hutt, he moved across to Queensland to work in the Nambour Hospital Dental clinic. In May 1981, Mike started his own practice in Mooloolaba.
Michael enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in restorative dentistry. Outside of dentistry, Mike enjoys golf and spending time with his family and friends and is an active member of the Australian Dental Association.
Dr Steve Cook
Steve joined the practice in July 2013. He grew up in Brisbane and after graduating from the University of Queensland, he relocated to rural Australia, where he gained valuable skills in all aspects of general dentistry. After working rurally for a number of years, he missed the beach and the lure of the Sunshine Coast lifestyle brought him to Mooloolaba.
Steve prides himself on providing careful, comprehensive dental treatment and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. His patients love his relaxed chair-side manner and appreciate his technical skills and gentle touch. Outside of the dental surgery, Steve loves travel and the outdoors. He has ridden a motorbike through South America and the Indian Himalayas. He also loves hiking, kite surfing and does the occasional triathlon.