Meet our team

Our Toowoomba based Dentists

Dr Sudhesh Sukhnundan BDS

Dr Sudhesh has been practising as a professional dentist for over 31 years.

His initial studies were conducted at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he qualified as a dentist and spent a further 14 years of practice before spending time working in New Zealand.

Dr Sudhesh is the principal dentist and has been practising at Kitchener Dental Practice for over eight years. He continues to further his expertise in all areas of dental practice, with time spent attending regular training courses and educational programmes which keep him up to date with the latest developments within modern dentistry.

Dr Samanthi Jayaratne BDSc – Associate Dentist

Dr Samanthi Jayaratne joined Kitchener Street Dental in April 2010. Her studies in dentistry began at the University of Queensland, where she qualified as a dentist in 2003. Samanthi was then employed as the Senior Dentist in Warwick and also practiced dentistry at a private dental practice in Warwick.

Samanthi has attended training which includes clinical techniques for composite restorations, minor oral surgery, forensic odontology and worn dentition.

Dr Neha Kansagara BDS – Associate Dentist

Dr Neha Kansagara joined Kitchener Street Dental in August 2011. Neha completed her dental studies in 2006. She has previously worked in a private practice in Atherton. Neha has a special interest in aesthetics dentistry, orthodontics, prosthetics and preventive dentistry.

Dr Nigam Kansagara BDS –Associate Dentist

Dr Nigam Kansagara joined Kitchener Street Dental in November 2012. Nigam completed his dental studies in 2004 and has previously worked in a private practice in Atherton and Toowoomba. Nigam has a reputation for being a very gentle and caring dentist who enjoys all aspects of dentistry. He also regularly attends courses to update his knowledge and skills.

Dr Alisha Azam BDS – Associate Dentist

Dr Alisha Azam recently moved to Toowoomba after spending time in Brisbane and St George. After spending time working in St George, Alisha decided that she wanted to call Toowoomba home and enjoy the country lifestyle. She possesses a very gentle and caring nature which our patients find comforting during their dental procedures. She is proud to be part of the Kitchener Street Dental team and delivering the latest, high quality oral health care. Her special interests in dentistry are restorative and fixed prosthodontics.


Dr Brinda Desai BDS – Associate Dentist

Dr Brinda Desai has recently made the beautiful city of Toowoomba her home. Prior to this, she worked for 6 years in private practices in Brisbane and Ballina. Her patient care and treatment has been confirmed by excellent patient feedback. Her expertise lay in restorative and prosthetic treatments, along with all other aspects of general dentistry.


Our Support Team

  • Julie – Practice Manager
  • Arnya – Clinical Coordinator
  • Jess – Clinical Coordinator
  • Sophie – Receptionist/Clinical Assistant
  • Maxine – Receptionist/Clinical Assistant
  • Bonnie – Receptionist/Clinical Assistant
  • Samara – Clinical Assistant
  • Tessie – Clinical Assistant
  • Georgia – Clinical Assistant
  • Jessica – Clinical Assistant
  • Tieraney – Clinical Assistant
  • Kristy – Clinical Assistant
  • Bianca – Clinical Assistant
  • Charlotte – Clinical Assistant


For any further information about the range of treatment options available to you at Kitchener Street Dental, please do not hesitate to contact us on 07 4638 5111. A member of our team will assist you.

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  • Phone 07 4638 5111
  • Fax 07 4638 5327
  • Address 19 Kitchener Street
    Toowoomba QLD 4350
  • Hours
    Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm