The Team

We take pride in your smile

Based in Chatswood and Sydney’s Chinatown, Lok Dentists is a family owned dental practice. From the front desk to the dentist’s chair, we want you to feel welcome. Meet our team of highly experienced dental specialists:

Dr Kenny Lok

Born in Hong Kong, Dr Kenny Lok moved to Australia when he was just 16 and completed his Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Sydney. He is proactive in postgraduate education and further completed a Diploma in Oral Implants also at the University of Sydney. He has a particular interest in Implant dentistry. Dr Kenny Lok is proficient in all aspects of general dentistry including wisdom tooth extractions, root canal treatment, crowns, dentures etc. In his spare time, he likes to maintain a healthy lifestyle and enjoys playing soccer and running.

 

Dr Adrian Lok

Born and raised in Sydney to parents from Hong Kong, Adrian attended all of his schooling at Sydney Grammar School. He is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English; and is passionate about continued education, with a particular interest in wisdom teeth surgical extractions. He is completed a Masters of Philosophy (research degree) in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney.

He lives in Roseville, however attained his Bachelor and Masters degrees at La Trobe University in Victoria, and therefore has lived in Melbourne, Mildura, Bendigo, Wodonga, Albury and Ballarat.

Outside of dentistry he is a friendly, down to earth, caring and responsible person with special interests in music and sports. On the weekend you will see him playing sport, dancing to his new favourite songs or relaxing at home with his fiancee Vera, and fur family members Olly and Toby.

He is a valued member of his society and family and does his best to give back to the community where applicable. He loves to go overseas to learn about other cultures and languages, as well as provide dental and educational services for those in need. (Previous trips to China, Vanuatu, Cambodia, rural Australia and Hong Kong).

Book an appointment with Adrian if you have any questions about difficult surgical cases, orthodontics and implants or if you would just like to have a genuine chat about what interests you. He would love to take a break from his busy life and talk to you about anything!

 

Dr Jia (Joyce) Hao

Dr Jia Hao (Joyce) is an Australia registered general dentist originally from Beijing, China. Dr Hao graduated from Capital Medical University in Beijing where she worked and received her training from Beijing Stomatological Hospital. Continuing her passion for dentistry she received a PhD degree in implant dentistry from one of the world’s top dental universities, Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Tokyo, Japan. Dr Hao then received the highly prestigious ITI scholar to continue her training and practice at The Prince Philip Dental Hospital of The University of Hong Kong. Between 2014-2016 she worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard School of Dental Medicine in the United States. Dr Hao has published over 30 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed dental journals and presented her research in international dental conferences. Dr Hao pays special attention to provide comfortable and pain-free dental treatment, aiming to bring a pleasant dental experience to all her patients.

Dr Hao is proficient in Mandarin, Japanese and English. Away from clinic, she enjoys playing tennis and squash and also spending time with her son and baby girl cat Susie.

 

Dr Calvin ChanMeet Dr Calvin! Dr Calvin spent significant years of his life in Australia and Hong Kong, embracing the diverse cultures and experiences of both places. He can speak fluently in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Dr Calvin is a proud graduate of Queensland, where he commenced his dental career and worked in various private practices in for several years. His commitment to excellence and continuous improvement led him to pursue numerous local and international courses, further enhancing his skills. Dr Calvin has had further training in Anterior Aesthetics, and oral surgery. His areas of special interest encompass aesthetics and surgery, where he constantly strives for perfection. Dr Calvin has published major dental publications in recognised global journals and has presented his findings on many levels.

While in the dental chair, Dr Calvin is extremely gentle with patients. Before coming back to Sydney, the private practices he worked in Queensland emphasise on gentle care. Dr Calvin is good with nervous and anxious patients. He is a strong advocate of pain free dentistry and is keen on educating patients so that he can help patients prevents issues at an early stage.

Dr Calvin regularly visits China to maintain a strong connection with his roots. This allows him to communicate effectively with Chinese-speaking patients, ensuring their utmost comfort and understanding during treatment.

Dr Calvin likes to travel. His fondness for travel goes beyond personal exploration; he journeys across the globe to attend dental courses, continually seeking opportunities to enhance his skills and knowledge in the field.

Animals hold a special place in Dr Calvin’s heart. Although he ultimately chose dentistry over veterinary care, he still cherishes time spent with animals and grew up surrounded by various furry friends.

Dr Calvin is honest, transparent, caring and is your go-to dentist for a warm, culturally sensitive approach to your dental care.

 

Dr Daena Deng

Dr Daena Deng was born in Perth, Western Australia. At the age of three, she followed her parents to Singapore and stayed there for about 10 years. She found her passion in dentistry after high school, and completed her studies at La Trobe University. As part of her dentistry education, she went to different parts of regional Victoria for clinical placements: Bendigo, Mildura, and Ballarat.

Daena has a wide range of interests outside of dentistry. She reads widely, both fiction and non-fiction. She also loves crocheting and spends quite a substantial amount of her spare time doing all kinds of crocheting. During her high school days, she developed a liking for badminton and was part of the badminton school team. Recently, she has become fond of snowboarding. Although still very much a beginner, she has travelled to several snow resorts in different parts of the world for skateboarding: Mt Buller in Melbourne, Cardrona in Queenstown, New Zealand, and Hakuba, Japan.

 

Ms Cathy Liang

Oral Health Therapist – Bachelor of Oral Health (University of Newcastle)

Cathy has a passion of high quality dentistry. She is a gentle, caring, and experienced practitioner, who enjoys forming lifelong relationships with her patients, particularly the little ones, and strives to make the dental clinic a fun and non-threatening place. Outside of dentistry, she loves exploring Sydney and finding delicious restaurants to dine at. She looks forward to meeting you and your family and welcomes any restaurant or travel recommendations!

Additional languages spoken: Cantonese, Mandarin

 

Dental Assistant and Reception Team

At Lok Dentists, we have a team of experienced and trustworthy dental assistants. Our dental assistants and customer services team Anny, Yen,  Kaye, Cecilia, Charles, Yoyo, Joey, Tina, Leo and Vivien work hard to ensure the most stringent sterilisation protocols are met for each and every patient. They are also proficient in English, Mandarin and Cantonese so feel free to call in or visit us today!

 

Contact Lok Dentists to book an appointment today

Chinatown

Shop 5, 336-346 Sussex Street
Sydney
NSW 2000
or call
(02) 9261 2788

Opening Hours:
Weekdays 9AM-5PM

 

Chatswood

Shop LG4A, 345 Victoria Avenue
Next to Priceline in Chatswood Chase
Chatswood
NSW 2067
or call
(02) 9411 3868

Opening Hours:
Weekdays 9AM-5PM