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 Mark Cave-Wilkinson

Dr Mark Wilkinson has been serving the dental needs of the Riverwood community for over 20 years. His expert care has meant he has a loyal patient base but always willing to take on new patients.

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.

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.

Children’s Dentistry

Over time, our dental needs change and evolve and most evident when we are children. It is at this stage our teeth and jaws grow and develop. How we look after our teeth at this time can have an effect on our oral health for the rest of our lives!

New Patient Offer

We offer NO-GAP check-ups for patients in a health fund, conditions apply*.


Mouthguards are imperative to protecting your teeth while you're being active, especially if you or your child plays sport. It’s important that your mouthguard is custom fit by a dentist.


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