Our Team

Dr Emad Hanna - Dentist

Dr Emad Hanna

Dentist - BDSc, MDSc (Oral Surgery – Cairo), FICOI (Implantology)

With more than 25 years’ experience, Dr Emad uses his skills as a trustworthy provider to change the lives of his patients. Through years of training and the incorporation of the latest in technology, Dr Emad has evolved with the dynamics of modern dental care since entering private practice more than two decades ago. “I love helping people”, he says and finds the process both challenging and gratifying, seeing real life results as he affects the personal lives of all the patients we see.

Dr Emad earned his BDSc at Cairo University in 1993, followed by Master’s Degrees in Oral Surgery and Implantology. He is Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and has taken extensive coursework in Orthodontic treatment with the International Academy of Advanced Dentistry (IAAD).

When not at work, Dr Emad enjoys being active, whether it’s jogging, cardio or hiking. In 2016, he enjoyed a trekking expedition in Jordan but his biggest achievement is conquering Everest base camp in 2018. Emad also enjoys spending time with his wife Nousha and their 2 daughters Monica & Daniella.  When at home he loves all things history & technology.

Dr Robert Lin - Team

Dr Robert Lin

Dentist - BDSc (QLD), FIAO (Orthodontics), FIADFE (Facial Asthetics)

Dr Robert Lin has lived in Brisbane since 1991 and was a school prefect at Brisbane State High. He graduated from Dentistry in 2009 at the University of Queensland. Robert has been practising orthodontics since 2013 and received his fellowship award from the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) in 2018.

Dr Robert Lin is the dental expert that optimizes health beyond your teeth, so you can breathe better, sleep better and eliminate pain, beyond your million dollar smile! Dr Lin’s focused on the overal health of his patients to ensure they live a happy, healthy, long life.

Since 2018 Dr Lin has been part of the teaching faculty at the International Academy of Advanced Dentistry (IAADent) in Sydney and also runs an orthodontics study club in Brisbane which attracts dentists from all over SE QLD and northern NSW. In 2021 Dr Lin also completed his Fellowship with the International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics.

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Dr Nirmani Abeywardana

Dentist - (BOH Dent Sc and Grad Dip Dentistry)

Dr. Nirmani (Mani) Abeywardana finished her training in the Gold Coast in 2012 and have since worked in Sunshine Coast before moving to Brisbane with her husband, son and two doggos.

She has a welcoming and approachable attitude and this combined with her relaxed nature puts patients at ease. She believes in listening to her patients and involving them in decision making process for the best possible outcome for their dental health. She is happy to take her time to explain and help to work through any questions.

She enjoys restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She believes in educating people about dental health so all her patients are able to make the best informed decisions for their own dental health.

When she is not practicing Dentistry, Marni enjoys spending time with friends and family over a cheeseboard. Her most treasured time is that spent with her family of 4 boys – 2 legged (hubby Dylan and toddler Virain) and 4 legged (Bailey the Cavoodle, and Cooper the Spoodle).

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Nousha Asaad

Business Manager

Nousha joins the team as a Business Manager with a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Cairo University and an MBA from Griffith University. Nousha is mostly responsible for the back-office work at our practice and although she does not get to interact much with our patients, she finds it most fulfilling to receive their positive feedback about their experience at Bald Hills Dental.

Nousha is a big believer in the connection between one’s oral health and their overall heath and sees dentistry as always evolving and improving in its techniques and services.

Outside of the practice, Nousha enjoys reading, cooking and spending time travelling with husband, Dr Emad Hanna and their 2 daughters. As she puts it, “Having 2 daughters in different academic stages makes planning for a family vacation that suits everyone’s different schedules and varying vacation times quite challenging. However, I like to think I mastered it!”

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Venetta Lilley Brown

Practice Manager

Venetta (Vee) joins Bald Hills Dental with a passion for helping patients. As she puts it, “Working alongside people during their treatments while helping them achieve their goals in oral health is an incredibly rewarding experience.” Vee began her career in dentistry 15 years ago as a Dental Assistant before switching to a managerial role.

Venetta holds a double Diploma in Business & Leadership as well as Management. At our practice, she believes in getting to know patients on an individual level so that she can better help them achieve their goals in oral health.

Outside of the practice, Vee enjoys camping with her partner Mike with their Dachshund Watson and Kelpie Harper. Vee also loves to sew having her own business as well as watching NRL & Basketball.

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Amelia Burrin

Dental Assistant

Amelia joined Bald Hills Dental in 2020 after moving to Brisbane from Hervey Bay.  Amelia has 2 years experience as a Dental Assistant and loves all areas of dentistry. After joining Bald Hills Dental she has found a new passion on ensuring all patients receive an incredible experience to bust the stigma around dentistry being a negative experience.

Amelia is currently completing her Certificate III in Dental Assisting due to finish later this year. She is focused on learning more on social media to showcase the team, our patients & the digital dentistry we offer.

Outside of the practice, Amelia is a foodies and love trying new things. She love to go camping with friends & whenever she can, they like to travel back to Hervey Bay to see their families.


Sara Jarad

Dental Assistant

Sara Joined Bald Hills Dental in 2021 after moving to Brisbane in 2017. Before moving to Brisbane she was half way through studying Dentistry in Syria. Dentistry has always been Sara’s passion, She has since completed a Diploma in Dental Technology in 2020 and is now studying her Bachelor in Dental Prosthetics. Sara is very focused on patient care, she has always loved helping and caring for people which makes her a valued member of the Bald Hills Dental Team.

Outside of Dentistry Sara likes going on adventures with friends. They love going for walking trips, trying new food and new experiences.

Angie Grabbe - Dental Assistant

Angie Grabbe

Dental Assistant

Angie joined Bald Hills Dental in 2021 and is currently studying  her Certificate III in dental assisting. After having many dentist trips growing up, she had always been intrigued by the concept of dentistry and wished to have a career in it.

After joining Bald Hills Dental she discovered that it was her passion to help people with their journey to loving their smile, just how the many dental teams had helped her. Angie’s future goal is to study Dental Prosthetics and further her career in the dental industry. She is focused on making patients feel comfortable and creating a calm environment for everyone.

Outside of work Angie is a Figure Ice Skater and  enjoys the company of her two pug puppies and her kitten and often takes them on walks along the beach.