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Meet our team of experienced dentists in Southport Gold Coast

Our Dental Care Services
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Implants
  • Endodontics
  • Invisalign
  • Periodontics
  • Teeth Whitening

Our Team of Southport Dentists


Dr Suresh Rashid Southport

Suresh graduated in 1984 from the University of Western Australia, Perth. After Graduation Suresh spent a short time working in Perth and was then offered a position in the country. He subsequently bought and ran his own group of 4 highly successful dental practices in the Pilbara region. Being in a remote region Dr Rashid gained many years of experience in all aspects of dentistry. During that time Suresh also made sure he kept up to date with the latest advances in Dentistry, often travelling overseas to get his training.

In 2000, Suresh moved to Brisbane with his young family, where he purchased and ran his own practice in Wickham Terrace, Brisbane (which he still owns and operates today). In the past 5 years, Dr Rashid has also consulted to various dental practices as a Senior Dentist carrying out complex dental procedures such as Implants, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics (Fastbraces), Periodontics (gum health) and Endodontics (root canal treatment) as well as all aspects of Cosmetic dentistry. Dr Rashid is also trained in intra venous sedation and practices clinical hypnosis (NLP) and is excellent in making anyone nervous about dentistry feel comfortable.

In his spare time, Suresh enjoys bushwalking with family and friends, listening to music and reading personal development books.

With a compassionate and ethical approach to dental care, Suresh takes the time and patience to listen to each of his patient's concerns and with his high level of knowledge and experience, is able to take care of all of their dental needs in a gentle and professional manner. Dr Rashid has been an active member of the Australian dental Association for many years.


Dr Sonal Chopra

Sonal graduated in 2009 from India and received Australian registration after passing her Australian Dental Examination in 2013. 

With a compassionate and ethical approach to dental care, Sonal takes the time and patience to listen to each of her patient's concerns. She prides herself on gentle and caring treatment for all age groups.

Her special interests include preventive and minimal intervention dentistry, dentistry for children and the elderly and those with special needs. She also has a keen interest in Cosmetic dentistry and attends continuing education courses to keep up to date with all the latest developments in dentistry.

In her spare time, Sonal likes reading and cooking, spending time outdoors (relaxing on the beach or walking through national parks) and completing DIY projects around the home.


Dr Christine Kim

Originally from Sydney, Christine first graduated with a bachelor of Science from Toronto, Canada. Subsequently, Christine's passion for Dentistry saw her successfully complete her Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney in 2012.

Since graduating, Christine has been working in various Dental Practices in NSW and QLD, further developing her passion and skills in all aspects of Dentistry, including the latest and most comfortable techniques for general preventative cleans, fillings, root-canal treatment, extractions, crowns and bridges and all aspects of aesthetic and cosmetic procedures.

So don't be fooled! Christine may look young but she is a powerhouse of knowledge with a good ear for listening. Her patients find it very comforting discussing their dental problems with her and are most grateful for her gentle approach and for taking the time to explain and educate them, after treatment. She is great with children, young adults and adults, alike.

The Gold Coast has been home to Christine for the past few years and she is currently taking on the massive task of renovating her home. Outside of Dentistry, Christine loves spending time with her oh-so-cute dog, Molly


Ratna Rashid

Ratna, our Practice Manager, brings her unique skills and energy to this position. Ratna has a Bachelor’s of Commerce from University of WA (Perth). She has practiced as an Accountant for over 25 years and has also consulted to several small businesses both in Australia and overseas. Recently, Ratna has trained in online marketing and Social media with a focus of ensuring the messages of modern and painless dentistry is brought to the notice of those at Southport and surrounding areas.

You will often see Ratna at the front desk as she takes a personal interest in making sure patients are well taken care of and satisfied when they leave Dental Care @ Southport.


Our friendly receptionists/dental assistants, are a vital part of our dental team and are always happy to help with any enquiries you may have about our practice and your treatment plans. Most of our assistants have completed a Certificate in Dental Assisting and Sterilization, and are further trained in-house, so that, together, we are able to deliver the best service to our valued patients.

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