Camperdown Team


Dr. Duane Perera

Dr. Duane Jude Perera

Associate Dentist

Duane graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. He started with Country Care Dental in August 2018, coming to us after working for an extended period in Townsville and Darwin. Duane enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in endodontics (root canals) and prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, dentures). Duane understands that a dental surgery can be an anxiety-provoking environment for patients and he aims to provide a comfortable experience. Outside the clinic, Duane enjoys spending time with family and friends, 4-wheel driving and weightlifting.

Katie Nguyen

Katie Nguyen

Oral Health Therapist

Katie is an Oral Health Therapist who graduated from Charles Sturt University, NSW. Oral health therapists have dual qualification allowing them to perform dental hygiene and dental therapy. She enjoys educating children and adults in the importance of developing and maintaining good oral health, and does so in a caring and gentle manner. Katie believes that it is essential to work alongside patients to provide personalised, high quality care so that they can have a happy and healthy smile. She prides herself on performing high quality dental work and always takes the time to make sure patients feel comfortable. She also has a keen interest in paediatric dentistry. Away from work, she enjoys travelling and loves spending time with her family and friends.

Emily Saunders

Emily Saunders

Practice Manager

Emily started with Country Care Dental in February 2012 as a trainee, and since completing her Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting, she has progressed her dental career and is now our Practice Manager. She will welcome you with a big smile, help you with admittance and walk you through the procedures. She will also answer any further questions you may think of in regard to treatment under guidance from our wonderful clinicians. Outside the clinic, Emily enjoys spending time with her family and friends and travelling when she can.

Call us today with any questions or to book your appointment!


Hamilton:  (03) 5537 9259 or Camperdown:  (03) 5593 1700


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