Sedationists

At Specialist Endodontics we utilise the services of qualified dental sedationists, fully endorsed by the Dental Board of Australia for patient sedations when required.

Dr Robert Turnbull

Dr Robert Turnbull graduated with Honors from University of Sydney in 1998. He spent 12 years as a dentist in the Royal Australian Air Force and completed a Graduate Diploma of Sedation Dentistry at the University of Sydney in 1996. He is fully endorsed to provide Dental Intravenous Sedation with the Dental Board of Australia and is a proud member of the Australian Dental Association and Councillor for the Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology.

Dr Turnbull and his team of Dental Board endorsed Dental Sedationists are ready to ensure you have your most safe and comfortable experience ever and achieve the best outcome for your endodontic treatment.

Dr Trushar Patel (BDS) GradDipClinDent (Conscious Sedation and Pain Control)

Dr Patel grew up in the UK and completed his degree at Bristol University Dental School in 1999.

He soon developed a special interest in treating nervous and phobic patients. After further training he established a successful practice providing sedation services.

He moved to Australia in 2007 and now provides visiting sedation services to dental practices in the Newcastle and Hunter region. Dr Patel is fully endorsed to provide Dental Intravenous Sedation with the Dental Board of Australia.