In July 2013, Smith Street Dental opened its purpose-built surgery outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment, helping us to provide every service you need. We are proud to be owned, run and staffed by Territorian’s, delivering local’s comprehensive dental services at affordable prices.

We are committed to the safety and quality of care our patients receive and have undergone practice accreditation which is a process to meet a strict set of ongoing standards and gives you peace of mind.

Our professionals are here to attend to your general, cosmetic and children’s dental needs. From our warm and relaxed surgery, our friendly and approachable dentists and hygienist aim to help you achieve a healthy, happy smile. To book an appointment, call our friendly reception team.



Dr Kerry Eupene has two passions, fixing teeth and growing fruit. He has now been made a Member of the Order of Australia for both.
He came to Darwin in 1970 and spent decades travelling through the Territory helping Indigenous Australians with their oral health.
Dr Eupene also has a large operation cultivating Rambutan and Lychees, which are among some of the world’s sweetest fruit.


BDSc Hons (UQ)


Monday – Thursday

Dr Sanil Kalyan joined our team from Albany, Western Australia after working there for 5 years.

His prior experiences included working in Geraldton and QLD. He graduated from the University of Queensland with Honours.

His desire for knowledge is reflected in the many continuing education courses he attends.

He recently graduated from a 1 year gIDE Master Clinician Program via the globally run gIDE institute in implant dentistry.

While Sanil enjoys all aspects of dentistry which includes, routine restorations, working with children, crowns and bridges, CAD CAM technology, endodontics, his special interest is in implant and aesthetic dentistry

Sanil understands the importance of empathy, patience and building trusting relationships as keys to instilling confidence for his patients and allowing them to regain pride in their oral health.




Monday – Friday

Dr Sinead Ruane graduated, with honours from University of Dublin, Trinity College in 2002.

Thereafter she took on the role of House Officer at Dublin Dental Hospital, during which time she successfully completed her membership exams for the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

She then worked in a busy Private Practice outside Dublin for 3 years, after which she decided to spread her wings and do some travelling. This decision lead her to Darwin where she has been working in Private Dental Practice for the past 12 years.

Sinead enjoys every aspect of dentistry and loves treating all members of the family. She particularly enjoys helping anxious patients overcome their fears and achieving results which they never saw possible at the outset.

In her spare time, Sinead enjoys running, swimming, and frequenting the various beautiful outdoor spaces which Darwin has to offer, with her young family.


Yvonne enjoys treating all members of the family. She treats a lot of kids and anxious patients. She enjoys getting to know her patients and build those relationships. Yvonne likes all facets of general dentistry, from root canal treatments to cosmetic treatments. She is accredited to provide treatments under General Anesthetic at the Darwin Private Hospital.

Outside of dentistry Yvonne enjoys the outdoor life Darwin has to offer. She loves camping, hiking and sailing. She tries to get her cold fix every now and then by returning home to Holland and going to the ski slopes.

Outside of dentistry Yvonne enjoys the outdoor life Darwin has to offer. She loves camping, hiking and sailing. She tries to get her cold fix every now and then by returning home to Holland and going to the ski slopes.


BDS (Otago, NZ)


Monday – Friday

Mina graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand and brings with her over 20 years of experience working as a general dentist predominantly in Australia.

“I chose dentistry as a career as I liked the idea of growing from the consistent challenges that come from being in the dental profession. Whether it is a small impact or one that has a big change in my patient’s health, I am privileged to be able to participate in their life.”

Keeping up with continuing education has become a hobby, and Mina finds it exciting to put into practice new evidence based knowledge that would help her patients feel and look their best.

Outside of work she loves a bit of adventure and creative pursuits. She is a keen reader and enjoys spending time with her husband and friends especially over food and coffee.




Monday – Saturday

Dr Hannah McVinish graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2016. Since then, she had been working in Toowoomba and made the move to the Top End in July 2018.

Hannah is passionate about providing personalised, well-explained treatment plans to achieve optimal oral health. Her friendly nature and gentle hand helps to provide a comfortable, enjoyable dental experience. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry with special interests in restorative, preventative, dentures, and special needs care.

Outside of the dental surgery Hannah enjoys dancing, coffee, riding her dirt bike, and exploring all the wonders that the Top End has to offer

Ms Ronda Shaw

Oral Hygienist


Monday – Thursday


111 Smith Street Darwin NT 0800

(08) 8981 9149


Monday to Friday: 7:45am – 5:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm (By Appointment)

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