Our Team

Caring for our patients, their comfort and wellbeing is important to all of us at Hart Dental. After many years of experience we understand that oral health care is only as good as the people providing it. At Hart Dental we continually update our knowledge through attending regular seminars and conferences dedicated to all aspects of modern dentistry and patient care.

Dr. Simon Willcox   BDS (Adel) ADA Member

Principal Dentist

Simon has thirty years experience as a dentist having trained at Adelaide University, worked in London and for many years at Pasadena Dental Surgery until it was relocated in Unley to become Hart Dental in 2009.
He has a great deal of expertise and understanding of all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in crown and bridge work and dental implants. Simon makes time to reduce stress for anxious patients He enjoys family time, music, reading, tennis, cooking and writing.

Dr. Anna Murray BDS (Cork) ADA Member

Associate Dentist

After graduating from the University of Cork (Ireland) in 2003 Anna gained experience in both public and private sectors in Ireland and the UK and then moved to Sydney in 2008. She enjoys scuba diving including PADI , advanced open water level. Anna recently relocated to Adelaide with her husband and they are enjoying being parents to their new daughter.

Fiona Watson

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

Fiona has been involved in the dental industry since 1977. Her initial training was in Dental Therapy working in Sydney and country NSW. She then spent twelve months working in London in various practices and specialist clinics developing a greater understanding of orthodontics and oral surgery.

She graduated as a Dental Hygienist in 1988 and after working in various practices throughout Adelaide, has now been working with Dr Simon Willcox since 1995.

Fiona is a clinical tutor for the Bachelor of Oral Health and Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Adelaide University as well as for the Advanced Diploma of Dental Hygiene at TAFE SA.

Fiona has also held positions as an examiner for the BOH and ADOH courses as well as the ADC registration examination for overseas trained hygienists.

Fiona has developed a holistic approach to her profession which has had a strong emphasis on prevention and education. She believes in listening to her patient's needs and developing good relationships to have successful long term outcomes for her patient's oral health.

Fiona is married with 3 boys/men.

Deb Nelligan

Dental Hygienist/Therapist

Deb has been involved in Dentistry for over 30 years, having first graduated as a Dental Therapist, and later as a Dental Hygienist. Deb spent her early years working in the School Dental Service on the Eyre Peninsula, based at Cummins and Port Lincoln. After graduating as Dental Hygienist in 1995, Deb has worked in private practices in Port Lincoln, and later in Adelaide. From 2001, Deb worked as a dual qualified, Dental Therapist and Hygienist, as well as being involved in clinical tutoring with The University of Adelaide after 2006.

Lyn Carman

Dental Hygienist

Lyn graduated in 1986 in Adelaide and has worked in various practices in Queensland, London and Adelaide. After returning from the UK, she began working for Dr John Denton and Dr Kim Thomas at Oral Health Clinic (1991-2003), then returned to the practice in August 2012 as a Hygienist and owner of the practice.Lyn is now a valuable member of the Hart Dental team she is extremely passionate about her profession and is also a tutor at the Adelaide Dental School. Lyn has a holistic health philosophy and is committed to offering the best to her patients.With her partner, Angus and their 4 children, and fur child Sasha the Boxer, Lyn enjoys her home in the Adelaide Hills.

Kerry Mott

Patient Coordinator

Kerry joined Dr Denton and Dr Thomas at Oral Health Clinic in 1989 and very quickly made herself indispensable. Kerry is a wonderful asset to the Hart Dental team. Kerry is a real people person and cares for all our patients’ needs. Kerry shares her time between the practice and caring for her 2 girls, Ella and Monet and their fur baby, Lexie, along with her husband Andrew.

Megan Rapisarda

Practice Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Megs has been in customer service for over 14 years, 10 of those working for Qantas Airways. She has been a dental assistant for 5 years and has a Certificate III and Certificate IV in Dental Assisting with Radiography and a Certificate III in Business Administration. Megan moved to Adelaide from Canberra 11 years ago and enjoys playing netball, camping, and spending time with her husband and son.

Renae Giannone

Dental Assistant

Since graduating high school in 2011, Renae has been working as a dental nurse and completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting in 2012. Renae strives to achieve excellent patient care and assist Dr Willcox and Dr Murray to ensure the best quality dentistry for each individual patient. On weekends she enjoys looking after her younger sisters, socialising with friends and her partner and working on some mindfulness artwork. In future she hopes to travel the world and start a family.

Fiona White

Receptionist

Fiona joined the team at Hart Dental in October 2016. She has a certificate lll in Dental Assisting as well as a Bachelor in Medical Radiation and has many years of experience in a variety of dental practices behind her.

Fiona enjoys playing netball and is a busy mum of 3 (very sporty) children!

Contact Us

3/240 Unley Road,

Unley, SA  5061

P: 8271 2488

F: 8172 0226.

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