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Sparkle Dental Care at Fairfield

In 2007, after over 30 years of serving the Fairfield community, Dr. Joseph Hoffmann retired from dentistry. Dr. Kenny and Dr. Kai took over the practice, and in 2010, they moved it to the current Station Street location. Now conveniently located near shops, the practice maintains the quality and care that the community has come to know and focuses on patient education. Learn more about our Fairfield dentists and team!

Dr. Kenny Lee, BDSc(Melb)

Dr. Kenny LeeBDSc(Melb)

Dr Kang In Lee (Kenny) received his Bachelor of Dental Science in 2004 from the University of Melbourne and has been practicing dentistry for over 12 years in Melbourne suburbs.

Offering only the highest standard of care, Kenny loves being able to improve his patient’s overall wellbeing and improve the way their smiles look. Kenny will always provide the patient with an informed range of options that will allow them to decide on the treatment plan that suits them best.

As well as completing diploma in Progressive Orthodontics and Invisalign, Dr Kenny Lee continues to keep up to date scientific based approach to dental care by attending regular dental update meeting/lectures and conferences. Kenny is well versed in all aspects of dentistry and particularly enjoys improving smile and aesthetics in hopes to improve self-satisfaction and confidence of all patients.

Kenny married Elizabeth in 2004 and they have 2 daughters, Abigail aged 6 and Isabel aged 4. He spends most of his free time with family and enjoys taking girls out to the zoo and aquarium. There seems to be never enough time when there are so many things the little ones enjoy and love doing! When time allows, Kenny does enjoy a round of golf with his friends and is hoping to play more often in near future as his daughters grow up.

Dr. Kai Xu, BDSc

Dr. Kai XuBDSc

Dr. Kai Xu graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 2004. He has since gained vast experience in all aspects of dentistry by working in busy practices in Mornington, Fairfield, Brighton, and now Hampton.

As well as being a member of the Australian Dental Association and International Team for Implantology, Dr. Kai also undertook extensive Continuous Professional Development in root canal therapy, crowns and bridges, veneers, dental implants and Invisalign.

He is passionate about his work and continues to educate himself with the latest technology, products, and evidence in dentistry.

As a dedicated dental professional, Dr. Kai desires the same standard of dentistry for his patients that he would choose for his family and himself. His wish is that each and every patient has a smile that lasts an entire lifetime, both functionally and aesthetically.

Away from the office, Dr. Kai loves spending time with his wife and their 2 beautiful children. He also enjoys traveling, reading, red wine, and watching sports.

Dr. Sobiya Pathmalinkam, DDS

Dr. Sobiya PathmalinkamDDS

Dr Sobiya is a 2005 graduate of the University of Melbourne and received her Bachelor of Dentistry in 2011 from the University of Sydney. She enjoys working with children and focusing on preventive dental health. Her patient care techniques are focused on balancing the oral ecosystem for long-term retention of function and aesthetics.

In her free time, Dr Sobiya enjoys reading and spending time outdoors discovering new and interesting places around Victoria.

Meet Our Team

Ms. Yvette Ding - Oral Health Therapist

Ms. Yvette Ding

Yvette began her career as an oral health therapist after received her Bachelor of Oral Health degree at University of Melbourne in 2008. She has worked in community, private and orthodontic clinics since she graduated. Yvette enjoys caring for patients of all age groups to help them achieve their optimal oral health, and she takes pride being part of our team to give the perfect smile to our patients!

Yvette's professional affiliation include being a member of the Dental Hygienist Association and Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapist Association (ADOHTA).

Yvette is married and has two lovely boys. She enjoys cooking, travelling, good food and spending time with her family.