Sparkle Dental Care

Meet the Team at Sparkle Dental Care - 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!

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Dr Kenny Lee

Dr Kenny Lee received his Bachelor of Dental Science in 2004 from the University of Melbourne and has been practising dentistry in Melbourne suburbs for over 15 years.

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

As well as completing diploma in Progressive Orthodontics and being accredited Invisalign provider, Dr Kenny Lee continues to keep up-to-date in latest scientific-based approach to dental care by regularly attending dental update meetings and conferences. Kenny is well versed in all aspects of dentistry and is experienced in more advanced techniques such as "Cerec One day crown procedures'' and "3D planned surgical guide implant treatment". Kenny 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 two daughters, Abigail (born in 2011) and Isabel (born in 2013). He spends most of his free time with family and enjoys taking girls out to day trips down to Mornington Peninsula or other exciting places for his daughters to learn and explore. There seems to be never enough time when there are so many things for the girls to 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 the near future as his daughters grow up.

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Dr Kai Xu

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 two beautiful children. He also enjoys travelling, reading, red wine, and watching sports.

Dr Sobiya Pathmalinkam

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.

Ms Yvette Ding

Oral Health Therapist

Yvette began her career as an oral health therapist after received her Bachelor of Oral Health degree at the University of Melbourne in 2008. She has worked in the 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 in 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.

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