MEET OUR TEAM
Our team is committed to making a difference to your oral health and overall wellbeing. We are constantly furthering our education and training, to provide you with the latest dental techniques and technologies. We are an accredited practice and are committed to patient care and sustaining your oral health.
Dr Harry Hocking
Dr Harry Hocking is our most experienced dentist, with over 50 years industry experience as a dental practitioner and over 40 years serving the Riverwood area. During this time, Dr Hocking has built an increasingly loyal base of patients, that include families travelling great distances and those who have seen Dr Hocking, since they were children. Those now-adults continue to visit Dr Hocking with their own children and grandchildren.
Dr Hocking is in practice Tuesday, Wednesday morning and Thursday
Dr Mark Cave-Wilkinson
Dr Mark Wilkinson has been serving the dental needs of the Riverwood community for over 25 years. He has enjoyed extending on his knowledge throughout his career and brings a wealth of experience to our practice. Dr Wilkinson is passionate about preventative dentistry and has completed extensive further training in the field of root canal therapy. His expert care has meant he has a loyal patient base but he is always ready to welcome new patients as well.
Dr Wilkinson is in practice Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Dr Pooja Shah
Dr Pooja Shah obtained her dental training from Griffith University in Queensland. She has worked in both private and public practices and brings vast experience into the clinic. She enjoys all facets of general dentistry and has a particular passion for paediatric and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Shah also offers nitrous oxide (happy gas) for anxious patients, Invisalign® for teeth alignment and recently completed a course in Botox for TMD symptoms.
She is committed to furthering her education so she can continue to provide high quality dental care. She aims to provide a positive experience for her patients with her gentle, caring and friendly personality. Dr Shah is also fluent in Hindi and Gujarati.
Dr Shah is in practice Monday and Friday
Dr Amyta Coilparampil
Since graduating from Griffith University (Queensland) in 2013, Dr Amyta has been gaining valuable experience practicing in the public health system in Sydney.
Her gentle and caring approach to dentistry ensures that each patient feels as comfortable and relaxed as possible. Dr Amyta likes to work with her patients to ensure that the best treatment outcome can be achieved.
Dr Amyta is passionate about cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. She enjoys motivating patients to attain good oral health and discover their best smile. Outside of dentistry Dr Amyta enjoys baking, watching films and going for bike rides.
Dr Amyta is in practice Wednesdays and Saturdays
Our Dental Assistants
Our caring dental assistants are fully trained and are completing their required TAFE qualifications. They aim to make your visit to HR Hocking Dental Surgery as comfortable as possible.