North Adelaide & Millicent

Dr Christopher Hodge

Dentist
 
Dr Hodge has been in private practice since 1983 and practices at our North Adelaide and Millicent surgeries.
 
He has worked in the area of Special Needs dentistry for over 25 years and helped establish a number of State Government Health programs to provide dental care in Aged Care facilities.
 
Through many Post Graduate training programs he has established a reputation for complex dental restorative care and oral surgery.
 
Dr Hodge firmly believes in delivering the highest standard of dentistry to the entire community and those with special needs including the elderly & those with physical & mental disabilities.

Dr Adriana Andrighetto

Dentist
 
Dr. Adriana Andrighetto was born and raised in Brazil, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) from renowned university Pontificia Universidade Catolica RS. Upon completing her graduation, she proceeded with further studies (post graduate) in the areas of public health and endodontics.
 
After moving to Australia, Dr. Andrighetto successfully completed the Australian Dental Council examinations and soon after joined Special Care Dental. She has been a part of the team since 2013, after working for 9 years in other private practices as well as for the government sector in Brazil.
 
She has since continued to build on her already vast knowledge of dentistry by undertaking further training in cosmetic dentistry and implants.
 
Dr. Andrighetto is recognised by her patients as having a very kind and caring nature, with both adults and children, making them feel comfortable and at ease during consultations. She combines this with her ever increasing knowledge in the field to provide the best care possible.
 
Her special interests include cosmetic dentistry, general dental care, endodontics and preventive dentistry.

Sue Moir

North Adelaide and Millicent Practice Manager.
 
Our team is supported by the Practice Manager, Sue Moir who has been with the practice since 1998 and manages both practices.

 

At North Adelaide Sofia Bonilla is our friendly front desk co-ordinator and Amanda Mundy and Jess Ward are our hard working dental assistants. At Millicent Hayley Robinson is our welcoming receptionist and Krys Huppatz and Carmen Varvoe are our diligent dental assistants.

North Adelaide

Lee Murphy

Hygienist
 
Lee graduated in 1987 with a Diploma of Dental Hygiene and also holds a qualification in Dental Radiography.
 
Lee’s focus is to provide gentle, thorough treatment as well as develop lasting relationships by promoting health and wellness through the provision of dental hygiene care, in a relaxed environment.
 
She is currently studying Orofacial Myology, which is a therapy that assists in the normal facial development including the jaws and the mouth and addresses habits such as thumb sucking, nail biting and mouth breathing.
 
Lee is an active member of The Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA) SA Branch and has served as both Vice-President and Councillor.
 
Lee has been a member of Special Care Dental since 2000 and works at our practice Monday to Thursday. She also works as a Senior Clinical Educator at the School of Dentistry at Adelaide University.

Nicole Brink

Hygienist
 
Nicole has been working in the dental profession since 1989 and graduated in 1996 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Nicole has since studied Local Anaesthesia and Orthopantogram radiography at the Adelaide University and Whitening procedures at The University of Queensland.
 
She is APRAH accredited in ZOOM Whitening procedures. She can advise on both in-house and at-home whitening methods.
 
Nicole has served at the Dental Hygienists of Australia (DHAA) SA Branch as Vice-President and Councillor and National Proxy Councillor.
 
She has worked in Special Needs and High Caries Risks Clinics at The Adelaide Dental Hospital. Nicole been with us since 2008 and works in our practice on Tuesdays and Fridays and as a Senior Clinical Educator at the School of Dentistry at Adelaide University on the other days.

Sofia Bonilla

Front Desk Co-ordinator
 

Amanda Mundy

North Adelaide Reception and Dental Assistant
 

Jessica Ward

Dental Assistant
 

Millicent

Inge Potter

Hygienist
 
Inge graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Oral Health and has worked as a Dental Therapist and a Dental Hygienist in both public and private sectors. Inge has been with us since 2014 and focuses on optimum oral care and patient education.

Hayley Robinson

Front Desk Coordinator
 

Jacqui Whitty

Reception

Krys Huppatz

Dental assistant
 

Carmen Varcoe

Dental Assistant
 

DENTISTS

Dr Christopher Hodge (BDS, Dip Clin Hypno) – Principal Dentist

Dr Adriana Andrighetto - BDS

HYGIENISTS

Lee Murphy

Nicole Brink

PRACTICE MANAGER

Sue Moir

RECEPTION

Sofia Bonilla-Woskett

Amanda Mundy

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Amber Forsythe

Danni Capasso

Referrals

Special Care Dental can organise referrals to a range of other professionals practicing in dental health. Our affiliates include:

Dental Prosthetists

William Hodge

Mathew Vidic

Orthodontists

Dr Neena Chisholm

Dr Stephan Oleschenko

Physiotherapist

Henry Rischbieth