Meet Our Family

Kate is one of our family dentists

Dr Katherine Aitken began her career in the Royal Australian Air Force as a Dental Officer.

She has always been passionate about using her skills and knowledge to help others, with her dedication even taking her to remote areas of Australia to provide care to Indigenous communities and overseas to volunteer on a number of humanitarian aid projects.

Kate graduated Dentistry at the University of Sydney in 2008 with Honours. She has an additional Science degree and has special interests in early childhood development and oral surgery, having completed extensive further studies in these areas. Kate is also a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Since 2009, Kate has worked in private practices in both Sydney and Newcastle. She strives to deliver quality preventative dentistry in a compassionate and gentle way and prides herself on being able to make even the most anxious patients feel at ease.

When she’s not creating confident smiles at Dental House Gladesville, you can find Kate spending time with her family and friends. She loves her sport too and is often on the golf course. She has played competitive hockey and softball too – the reason behind her appreciation for a good quality mouthguard!

Amy is one of our family dentists

Dr Amy Dempster graduated Dentistry at the University of Sydney in 2008 with Honours. She has an additional Science degree and has a special interest in implant dentistry. She is passionate about preventative care and making dental visits for kids fun and enjoyable, having two school-aged children herself.

After graduation she spent four years in the Royal Australian Air Force as a Dental Officer. She then worked in private clinics in Brisbane and Sydney, including practices in Penrith, Wahroonga and Gladesville.

Amy is a big believer in working in partnership with patients. She is committed to using her skills to ensure patients are involved in the process, feel comfortable, well-informed and at ease, particularly young patients who may feel unsure or scared of the dentist.

When she’s not creating confident smiles at Dental House Gladesville, you can find Amy enjoying the great outdoors with her kids. She loves a good hike and camping trip.

Abi is one of our family dentists

Dr Abirami Parameswaran graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide. Following graduation, Abi moved to Taree in the beautiful Mid North Coast where she gained an extensive amount of experience in a wide range of treatments.

After spending this time away from home, Abi is excited to be returning to Sydney. She is passionate about working together with patients through education, empowering them to achieve great oral health and have a confident smile. With a keen interest in continuing her own dental education, Abi also completed further studies to become a Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Abi constantly strives to provide quality care and develop meaningful, long-lasting relationships with her patients. She particularly enjoys treating children and making their visits entertaining and positive in order to help nurture a new generation of patients who are not afraid of the dentist.

When she’s not creating confident smiles at Dental House Gladesville, you can find Abi expanding her gastronomic experience by trying out new restaurants in Sydney with her family and friends, travelling to new cities and making new memories.

Mary is one of our family dentists

Dr Mary Bagdesar holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and a Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours, both from the University of Sydney.

During the course of her extensive studies, Mary has gained invaluable experience assisting in private practice. She has also been exposed to treatment planning in the public health system at Sydney Dental Hospital and Westmead Hospital. She particularly enjoyed her recent placement with the Mid North Coast Health District dealing with complex clinical cases.

Mary is passionate about working with her patients. She strives to empower each and every one of them with the tools to improve and maintain their oral health. She places a significant emphasis on explaining the what, why and the how. Clear communication and trust are key.

When she’s not creating confident smiles at Dental House Gladesville, Mary enjoys discovering hidden gems at her local antique store, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and reading a good book on the beach.


Alice is one of our family dentists

After completing a Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of New South Wales, Alice went on to study Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Melbourne. She completed her degree with honours. During her studies, she received various awards and prizes and was listed on the Dean’s List for academic achievement.

Alice is passionate in all aspects of dentistry and has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. She is an advocate for early orthodontic intervention in young patients to treat developing dental crowding and other bite issues. She believes this is key in developing healthy jaws with straight teeth which can avoid complex treatment involving surgery or tooth extractions later on.

Since embarking on her dental career, Alice has maintained a high level of continued education in order to stay up to date with current dental technology and new trends in delivering exceptional care. She has completed a Graduate Diploma in Clear Aligner Therapy, as well as comprehensive courses in Orthodontics and Implantology.

Alice understands that seeing the dentist can be a stressful experience for many. She takes a gentle approach, spends the time to explain procedures, and will put your mind at ease in the dental chair. She hopes to help all her patients discover the power of a confident smile.


Tiffany is one of our Oral Health Therapists

Tiffany graduated with Bachelor of Oral Health in 2013 and obtained Dental Therapy Adult Scope in 2017, both from The University of Sydney. Since graduation, Tiffany has worked alongside orthodontists in specialist clinics and dentists in private practice all across Sydney.

Tiffany’s areas of interest include preventative oral treatments, gum disease treatment, restorative treatments and orthodontic treatment. She also has experience in the care and management of oral surgery, prosthodontics and dental implants. Amalgamating her knowledge in these dental fields, Tiffany is passionate in assisting patients on their journey of improving their dental function and aesthetics.

Tiffany understands that every patient has their individual needs and strives to cater to a personalised experience at Dental House Gladesville. She ensures patients are comfortable the moment they sit on the dental chair and leave satisfied with a bit of new oral care information each time.

When Tiffany is not in her dental scrubs, she enjoys spending time with her dog, motorbike riding around Sydney and expanding her palate with different cuisines.


Brooke is one of our Oral Health Therapists

Brooke graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy (Adult Scope). This gives her the skills to perform comprehensive examinations, hygiene treatments and restorative treatments on adults as well as an array of treatments for child patients.

Brooke provides treatments that are preventative in nature and aims to equip patients with the skills to reduce their chance of oral diseases before they occur.

Brooke has worked as a dental receptionist and assistant before taking her passion for oral health further and obtaining her degree. She has worked overseas on a clinical placement treating children in Cambodian schools around Phnom Penh and some of her other placements include Nepean, Bathurst, Wyong and Cessnock local health districts.

Brooke’s first language is Australian Sign Language (Auslan). This allows her to treat the deaf and hard of hearing communities fluently. Brooke’s passion is to provide accessible information in Auslan to ensure that her patients have equal opportunity for dental health to that of the general population. She hopes to bridge the gap where possible and strive to ensure a high standard of care to every individual she treats.

When Brooke isn’t in the clinic, she enjoys playing netball, loves a sunny day at the markets and enjoys spending time with her family.


Kylie is our friendly face

Kylie is the friendly face of Dental House Gladesville. She makes everything run smoothly, leaving Kate and Amy to concentrate on patient-care and clinical work.

With over 15 years business and finance management experience and a Bachelor of Accounting behind her, she is the visionary behind Dental House Gladesville and can’t wait to make sure you feel welcome in our Home.

Kylie is a mother of two young children also and it is because of this that she understands the anxiety that can come up when attending the dentist – for parents and children. That is why her first priority is care. This means ensuring you and your family have easy access to expert dental care. It also means a promise to do everything she can to make you and your family feel at ease.