Meet our team


Dr. Courtney Lai

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Adelaide)
Grad Dip Clin Dent (Oral Implant) (Sydney)

Courtney is passionate about all aspects of dentistry, with a keen interest in Implant dentistry. She takes pride in her focus on dental education and prevention. She completed a post graduate diploma in dental implants at the University of Sydney. She has a depth of experience through her work at successful clinics in South Australia and continues to undertake professional development. She is also involved in volunteering locally and internationally, providing the care for those who do not have access to basic dental care.

Courtney has a caring and friendly manner, and strives to make each dental visit comfortable and relaxing for all her patients. The most rewarding part of her job is to improve her patients’ oral health as well as their experience at the dental chair.

Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, gardening and is actively involved at church.

Dr. Joey Teh

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Adelaide

Joey strives to serve the community as a kind and caring dentist. Recognising that each patient is individual, Joey tailors each appointment to suit her patients’ needs and ensure they feel at ease. She enjoys many aspects of dentistry and aims to continuously improve her skills.

Outside of dentistry, Joey enjoys trying her hand at new recipes, spending quality time with her family and friends, and reading in her down time.

Dr. Cheryl Looi

Originally from Singapore, Cheryl started her dental journey at Griffith University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Master of Dentistry. Since then, she has relocated to Adelaide and has worked within private practice where she gained valuable clinical experience.

As a dentist, Cheryl enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, particularly preventative dentistry and education as she believes sets the foundation for good dental hygiene. She strives to provide gentle dental care to ensure a visit to the dentist is a pleasant and comfortable one. She takes the time to listen and understand your concerns so that every patient feels safe and guided throughout. Committed to delivering quality treatment, Cheryl continues to expand her knowledge and enhance her clinical skills with regular professional
development courses.

Outside of practice, Cheryl is a new mum to a baby girl and loves spending quality time with family, friends and her pet dog Benji; trying new restaurants and most importantly, finding the best coffee spot in Adelaide.

Serena Vi

Dr Serena has recently moved back to Adelaide where she grew up after working on the Central Coast for the past few years. She prides herself on her warm compassionate nature and aims to help you be as comfortable and relaxed at the dentist.

Outside of work Serena loves to eat!

Our Services

Allenby Gardens Dental offer a wide range of services to suit your need. See the list of available services and book an appointment today.