Our Team

Who are we?IMG_feature-8

  • Aqua Dental is a small, modern dental practice offering a personalised service.
  • We provide general dental and periodontal treatments for reasonable fees.
  • We offer evidence-based treatments with a focus on prevention and minimal intervention.
  • We offer you absolute honesty, trust and integrity in our discussions.
  • We aim to provide exceptional customer service and patient care.
  • Our sterilizing and hygiene is impeccable.

Meet The Team

Dr Peter Barry (Dentist and Periodontist)
BDSc (Hons) Qld, MDSc (Periodontology) Qld, MRACDS (Perio)
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Peter completed a 5 year undergraduate degree with honours at the University of Queensland in 1985. Following graduation he joined the Royal Australian Air Force as a dental officer serving 7 years in various bases around Australia.

He returned to the University of Queensland in 1993 to undertake a further 3 year Masters level degree in the field of Periodontics (gum disease). Peter is a fully qualified specialist Periodontist but practises all aspects of general dentistry with a focus on the linkages between dental disease and general health conditions. Peter provides all treatments with a very gentle touch.

Peter established Top Gums Dental in 2001, since rebranded as Aqua Dental.

In his spare time, Peter spends time with his twin sons and endeavours to keep fit by cycling, boxing and cross training at the gym.

Dr Kevin Wong (Dentist)
BDS (Otago)
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Kevin graduated from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1995. He practised initially in his home town of Wellington and then spent 8 years in England. This included a period of being the famous “Marks and Spencers” department store employee dentist in London.

Kevin joined Aqua Dental in 2007. He is also currently a clinical demonstrator at the Griffith University Dental School.

In his spare time, Kevin enjoys Taekwondo and going to the gym.

Dental Assistants
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The practice is complimented by highly trained dental assistants. Their sole focus is to make each and every patient feel relaxed and comfortable in our dental office.

Dr Moira Hamilton (Dentist)
BDSc (Hons) Qld
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Moira graduated from the University of Queensland with honours in 1990. She practised initially for Queensland Health with postings to the School Dental Service in Mount Isa and the adult clinic in Townsville.

Moira has been in private practice on the Gold Coast since 1993 and in practice with her husband Peter Barry since 2001.

Moira regularly attends continuing education courses to keep up to date with all the latest developments in dentistry.

Moira prides herself on gentle and caring treatment for all age groups.

Her special interests include preventive and minimal intervention dentistry, dentistry for children, dentistry for the elderly and those with special needs.

In her spare time, Moira enjoys cycling, swimming and going to gym classes as well as spending time with her family.

Afonso Dias
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Afonso Dias, our ever-popular and charming Brazilian, is our resident Health Information Manager. A fully qualified dentist in his native country of brazil, Afonso will look after all your confidential personal and medical information and your important dental records, x-rays and dental models. To relax, Afonso enjoys cycling and running.