Dr Becky Chen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2008 and has been working in Ballarat since 2011. She feels privileged to work with people of all ages and walks of life. Being born into a family of teachers, she loves connecting with her patients, hearing their goals and then giving them bespoke approaches to achieving it.
Becky's approachable and friendly nature helps relax anxious and young patients. She is accredited in the use of relative sedation and to treat patients under general anaesthesia at the Day Procedure.
She is a dedicated dentist who believes in modern practicing principles, high quality patient care and service. To achieve this, she is constantly seeking opportunities to tie in modern technology with progressive practicing principles. Her special areas of interest in dentistry include adult cosmetic orthodontics, as well as working closely with children and their families in general dentistry.
Apart from being active in the dental community, she is also a mother of two beautiful boys and wife to a web developer. In her spare time, she enjoys watching performing arts, reading and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Dr. Ann Phan holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Melbourne as well as a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from LaTrobe University. She grew up in Melbourne, but wanted to move to a closer knit town and is committed to making positive contributions as a member of the Ballarat community.
Her experience as a clinical pharmacist has helped her to develop effective communication, and working with patients of complex medical health issues. She understands that many people feel anxious and sometimes guilty about neglecting their oral health but she hopes to create a safe, caring and understanding partnership with her patients and the entire family. She finds fostering positive patient attitudes toward caring for their own oral health to be most rewarding.
She prides herself on giving patients the confidence to smile and patients like her gentle touch and how she implements a tell-show-do style of practice. Dr Ann enjoys the variety of dental treatments but has special interest in restorative, prosthodontic dentistry and working with children and their parents.
Outside of dentistry, she enjoys golfing, boxing, snowboarding and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Dr Carlos Huang graduated from the University of Melbourne with a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery. He strives to deliver optimal dental care for his patients following a patient-centred care approach while ensuring his patient's goals are met.
Being brought up in Canada, Carlos carries a sunny and friendly disposition. He highly values the opportunity to create a positive experience for his patients with a goal to improve oral health in the community. Carlos practices with a gentle and caring attitude, and finds that one of the most rewarding aspects of dentistry is to help patients eliminate or reduce their fear of seeing dentists.
Carlos enjoys all facets of dentistry but finds fixed prosthodontics and oral surgery particularly intriguing. He is also interested in modern dental technologies and continuously attends further educational courses to keep his knowledge in dentistry updated.
Besides dentistry, Carlos likes travelling, food, technology and staying active but most of all values quality time with family and friends.
Dr Alan Tran graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne and then went onto work as a graduate dentist at Goulburn Valley Health in Shepparton, before joining Ballarat Family Dental.
With a friendly and caring chairside manner, Alan enjoys building close relationships with his patients, and fostering positive attitudes to oral health.
Alan enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but has a particular interest in restorative dentistry and minor oral surgery. He regularly attends continuing education courses to stay updated on the latest developments in dentistry, so he can provide high quality care for all of his patients.
Outside of work, Alan enjoys spending time with friends and family. He loves travelling and sports. He is an avid supporter of the Essendon Football Club.
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