Meet Our Friendly Team
Dr Lana Margoulis (B.D.Sc)
Dr Lana Margoulis has moved to Melbourne from Russia in 1991 and graduated with Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 2002. She has been an integral part of Elwood Dental Group since 2005 and earlier in 2015 has taken over the reigns as the principal dentist of the clinic. Lana has become well known in the Elwood community for her caring, empathetic and gentle nature, treating each patient as an individual, and always striving to provide the highest quality dental service to all of her patients. Her special interests in dentistry include cosmetic mouth reconstruction with veneers, crowns, bridges and implants, as well as Invisalign 'clear braces'.
When not working Lana keeps a busy household with her husband and two young sons, having had to learn much about soccer to keep up with them. She loves reading, travelling and spending time with the family at the local beach in the warmer summer months.
Dr Sunshine Le (B.D.Sc)
Dr. Sunshine Le graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 2006. Since then she has taken on positions in a variety of dental settings in Queensland and New South Wales including the Australian Defence Force before settling back in Melbourne in 2012. Sunshine particularly enjoys working with children and her gentle and calm approach puts even the most dental phobic patients at ease. In her spare time Sunshine loves to paint abstract art and loves all things to do with art and design, travelling and dogs.
Dr Yi Rang Jung (B.D.Sc)
Dr Yi Rang Jung qualified with Bachelor of Dental Surgery in New Zealand in 2007. After moving across the Tasman Sea, she worked on the Sunshine Coast before the bright lights of Melbourne city beckoned. Dr. Yi Rang strives to provide gentle and comfortable care and is interested in all aspects of general dentistry. She believes in the motto 'healthy teeth for life'. She loves going for a jog, spending time with friends and settling into a good book.
Dr Karen Liang (B.D.Sc)
Karen completed a Bachelor of Biomedicine and Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Melbourne. Since graduating, she has been working in private practice in regional Victoria and has now settled back in Melbourne. Karen enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a special interest in cosmetic crown and bridge work. She is passionate about providing individualised comprehensive care and enjoys working with patients of all ages. Outside of work, Karen enjoys reading, skiing and walking her greyhound Bernie!
Vesna - Dental Assistant (B.D.Sc)
Vesna is a wonderful new addition to Elwood Dental Group. She is a qualified dentist from Chile and is currently studying to transfer her dental qualifications over to Australia. Vesna brings joy to all our patients with her warmth and upbeat mannerism. She rides her vintage bike to work every day and enjoys Elwood beach walks with her partner and puppy.
Zoe – Dental Assistant
Zoe graduated from University of South Australia and has worked as a registered nurse for more than a decade. 12 months ago she has decided to join the dental industry and is now busy studying dental assisting at RMIT while working as part of out team at EDG. Zoe loved reading and going to the beach.
Penny – Dental Assistant
Penny first joined Elwood Dental Group 10 years ago, with extensive experience as both a front desk coordinator and a qualified dental assistant. She now joins us on a casual basis.
She has a caring and compassionate nature and loves making sure you feel comfortable and relaxed whilst attending your appointment. When Penny is not helping us out at EDG she loves to play basketball and spends hours at the beach with her two children.
Yvette – Front Desk Coordinator
Yvette comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the
Dental Industry having graduated as a Dental Assistant in 1991.
She has lived and worked in the surrounding areas for more than
25 years. "A Smile to me speaks a thousand words" and can help
to put patients at ease.Now that her 3 children are off seeking their own paths in life, she has more time to enjoy her love of beautiful food, cooking, interior design and travel.