Gentle Dental was founded in 2014, by Dr Phil Boulton and his partner Joanne. Since then, Gentle Dental has evolved into a successful group of family focused practices, who strive to exceed the expectation of each and every patient. Our primary focus is family dentistry and preventative dentistry.

Gentle Dental now has 3 convenient locations at Nambour, Noosa Civic and Cotton Tree. We have taken great pride in forming a team of like minded, exceptional dentists who deliver the highest quality dentistry, every time. Together, we’re changing the way you feel about dentistry.

Our Team

Nambour

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Dr Phil Boulton

Principal Dentist

Dr Phil Boulton is our principal dentist. Phil was born in Sydney. He grew up in Christchurch, NZ and spent five years studying at Otago University before moving back to Australia. Phil graduated from the new dental program at Griffith University QLD in 2008. Phil has continued to broaden his extensive skills whilst working hands on for QLD health, and then moving into a private practice on the Gold Coast.

Phil's genuine passion for dentistry has been the driving force behind his furthered education. His love of dentistry includes educating others, as well as himself with the most modern techniques available. Phil has travelled extensively to the US and North America, to fulfil his passion in implantology and more recently - orthodontics.

On a personal note, Phil and Jo relocated to Nambour four years ago to raise their family. They have two sons, William - 4yrs and Henry 2 yrs old and they are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their third little baby. Phil and Jo both enjoy being involved themselves within the Sunshine Coast community.

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Dr Arvi Singh

Associate Dentist

Dr Arvi earned a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from King’s College London in 2010. He then obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry from Eastman Dental Institute at University College London. He’s also a Certified Six Month Smiles provider.

Dr Arvi is passionate about providing unique and customised service for each patient. “I enjoy making the dental experience for every patient like no other they have had before”. Dr Arvi is a senior member of our team and he has an exceptional skillset featuring his passion, advanced aesthetics.

When Dr Arvi is not caring for patients, he enjoys photography, cooking and experimenting with new recipes. He also likes to explore the stunning nature walks around the Sunshine Coast and Noosa.

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Dr Christine Farrelly

Senior Associate

Dr Christine Farrelly is our Senior Associate Dentist. Christine grew up on the Sunshine Coast, graduating from Siena Catholic College. She completed a degree in Biomedical Science at UQ before graduating from the Griffith Dental School with Honours in 2013. Before joining the team at Gentle Dental she worked for the Royal Flying Doctors Service. As part of the RFDS mobile dental unit she helped provide comprehensive dental care to rural and remote townships.

Christine’s passion to learn more about orthodontics and complex restorative treatment drew her back to the Sunshine Coast.

Dr Christine knows that not everyone loves coming to the Dentist as much as she does! She will take the time to explain your treatment options in a friendly and relaxed manner. Her gentle and informative approach has even the most anxious patients leaving with a smile.

Come in for a chat with Dr Christine today!

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Dr Daniel Mock

Associate Dentist

Dr Daniel Mock graduated from Cardiff University, with honours in 2018. After this, he worked in Liverpool as a general dentist for 12 months, before moving to hospital dentistry where he practice as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer for 18 months. In this job role he gained experience in Surgical Dentistry as well as managing acute facial trauma and severe dental infections.

His interests within Dentistry include Periodontology and Oral Surgery, choosing to carry out extra training in these areas to further develop his skills. He is committed to further education and plans on carrying out additional training in implants and periodontal surgery in the future. So, from fixing gummy smiles to providing pearly whites he is dedicated to providing his patient with a gold standard level of care.

Outside of dentistry Daniel grew up in a small village in South Wales where rugby was at the heart of the community. He played Rugby League for Wales U18’s and rugby union for a number of semi-professional teams throughout his time in University. Since qualifying he has swapped his rugby boots for running shoes, enjoying long runs and keeping fit.

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Dr Megan McCrea

Associate Dentist

Dr Megan McCrea grew up in Northern Ireland then made the move to Wales to study Dentistry, graduating from Cardiff University Dental School with honours in 2018.

Since then, Megan has travelled throughout the UK to learn from experienced clinicians in order to provide her patients with comprehensive, high quality dental care. In fact, Megan’s passion to further her education and develop her clinical skills was a key factor in her move to Australia to join the Gentle Dental Nambour team.

It is important to Megan that her patients feel comfortable in her dental surgery and confident with the dental decisions made. Please pop in and say hi, Megan is always happy to help you on your dental journey!

Outside of the dental surgery, you will find Megan on the Netball court or outdoors, exploring what beautiful Australia has to offer with her partner.

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Dr Cassidy Redden

Associate Dentist

Dr. Cassidy Redden graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He has been fortunate to gain many experiences allowing him to see patients from Hobart, Townsville, Cairns and internationally in Vancouver. Dr Redden also previously worked as a biomedical scientist in genetics, regenerating teeth using stem cell technology, hoping to one day replace the standard implants.

Dr. Redden provides a comforting, relaxed atmosphere to his clinical approach with the belief that providing an atmosphere where his patients feel calm best allows his tips on oral hygiene to be processed by his patients. While he is still fresh on the scene, he has already expressed a keen interest in many fields and has a dream to start a non-for-profit van providing free dental care for the homeless.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Redden enjoys keeping himself fit with Ironman 70.3 triathlons, and surf lifesaving. He also has the ability to talk underwater about real football (AFL) and his beloved Geelong Cats. He also enjoys music and playing Piano in his spare time.

Our Team

Noosa

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Dr Jason Kim

Senior Associate Dentist

Dr Jason Kim graduated from the University of Sydney in 1986. After more than 30 years running a successful practices in Sydney/Canberra, he is excited to settle into life in Sunny Coast to enjoy the warmer weather and continue his professional life.

Dr Kim has a gentle and caring chair‐side manner and an extraordinary eye for aesthetic dentistry. He is committed to providing his patients with high quality preventative treatment whilst offering long‐term successful treatment options. Dr Kim enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and always keeps up to date with the most current philosophies and technologies.

Over the years, Dr Kim has gained wealth of extensive knowledge and experience in general dentistry and has gone on to develop special interest in the areas of Cerec restorations and Implant restorations.

He has a wealth of experience in restorative and preventative dentistry including Root Canal Therapy, TMJ disorders, Crown and Bridges, Cerec Restorations and Implant Dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Kim enjoys outdoors with his wife and two border collies, and DIY projects

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Dr Kristy Plum

Associate Dentist

Dr Kristy Plum graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Her passion for dentistry is evident through her ongoing studies, where she graduated as a Dental Technician from Griffith University in 2009, and an Oral Health Therapist from The University of Queensland in 2012.

Kristy has gained many dental experiences, treating at clinics in Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin, Mareeba and alongside a Maxillofacial surgeon in Cairns.

Dr. Kristy Plum brings a relaxed, and comforting style to dentistry, ensuring the patient is well informed, and able to enjoy their experience. She has expressed great interest in many areas of dentistry, with a particular goal of changing peoples’ perception of visiting the Dentist.

Dr Kristy is currently learning sign language as another way of being able to communicate with patients and the general public on the importance of oral health.

Before joining the team at Gentle Dental, Kristy established her own personal training business, and with her husband they built a health food company that focuses on the importance of gut health and mental health. She is eager to educate people on just how important it is to look after our body from the inside out, and the effects that poor oral health can have on our overall well-being.

When she is not treating patients, Kristy enjoys CrossFit, yoga, drinking great coffee, travelling the world with her husband and reading books by the ocean. Her calming presence and trusting nature radiates from the moment you meet her.

Our Team

Cotton Tree

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Dr Christine Farrelly

Principal Dentist

Dr Christine Farrelly is our Senior Associate Dentist. Christine grew up on the Sunshine Coast, graduating from Siena Catholic College. She completed a degree in Biomedical Science at UQ before graduating from the Griffith Dental School with Honours in 2013. Before joining the team at Gentle Dental she worked for the Royal Flying Doctors Service. As part of the RFDS mobile dental unit she helped provide comprehensive dental care to rural and remote townships.

Christine’s passion to learn more about orthodontics and complex restorative treatment drew her back to the Sunshine Coast.

Dr Christine knows that not everyone loves coming to the Dentist as much as she does! She will take the time to explain your treatment options in a friendly and relaxed manner. Her gentle and informative approach has even the most anxious patients leaving with a smile.

Come in for a chat with Dr Christine today!

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Dr Daniel Mock

Associate Dentist

Dr Daniel Mock graduated from Cardiff University, with honours in 2018. After this, he worked in Liverpool as a general dentist for 12 months, before moving to hospital dentistry where he practice as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer for 18 months. In this job role he gained experience in Surgical Dentistry as well as managing acute facial trauma and severe dental infections.

His interests within Dentistry include Periodontology and Oral Surgery, choosing to carry out extra training in these areas to further develop his skills. He is committed to further education and plans on carrying out additional training in implants and periodontal surgery in the future. So, from fixing gummy smiles to providing pearly whites he is dedicated to providing his patient with a gold standard level of care.

Outside of dentistry Daniel grew up in a small village in South Wales where rugby was at the heart of the community. He played Rugby League for Wales U18’s and rugby union for a number of semi-professional teams throughout his time in University. Since qualifying he has swapped his rugby boots for running shoes, enjoying long runs and keeping fit.

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Dr Megan McCrea

Associate Dentist

Dr Megan McCrea grew up in Northern Ireland then made the move to Wales to study Dentistry, graduating from Cardiff University Dental School with honours in 2018.

Since then, Megan has travelled throughout the UK to learn from experienced clinicians in order to provide her patients with comprehensive, high quality dental care. In fact, Megan’s passion to further her education and develop her clinical skills was a key factor in her move to Australia to join the Gentle Dental Nambour team.

It is important to Megan that her patients feel comfortable in her dental surgery and confident with the dental decisions made. Please pop in and say hi, Megan is always happy to help you on your dental journey!

Outside of the dental surgery, you will find Megan on the Netball court or outdoors, exploring what beautiful Australia has to offer with her partner.

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