Dr Cherian Thomas was born in Tanzania but grew up in India. After qualifying with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1992 from Kasturba Medical College, Dr Thomas went on to gain his Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics in 1997. Thereafter, he maintained the position of a consultant at various well known hospitals and private practices for close to a decade. In 2011 Dr Thomas came to Australia, gaining his MRACDS in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Australia. Dr Thomas has completed his Dental Implant course from the University of Miami, adding to his training and experience in this area. He has been the principal of Kooringal Dental since 2012 and is the first digital smile design member in Wagga Wagga.
Dr Thomas has many years of experience in treating numerous general and more advanced dental issues and loves seeing people of all ages at our family oriented dental practice. You will find he is a very gentle, calm and understanding dentist who is easy to chat to. He is absolutely committed to providing the very best and most up-to-date customised services to everyone visiting the practice and is continually updating his extensive skills and knowledge with ongoing education. His aim is to ensure that whenever possible you can receive all the dental treatment you need in the comfortable, caring and familiar surroundings of Kooringal Dental, without having to travel miles for advanced procedures.
With a clinical interest in orthodontics, Dr Thomas is definitely the person to see if you would love a straighter and more attractive smile and he can supply you with the latest and most advanced braces. Having trained and worked along with Derek Mahoney, Dr Thomas is able to treat young children with early interceptive orthodontics, including Myo-Functional treatment, as well as teenagers and adults who wish to straighten their teeth.
A family man with three children, Dr Thomas very much enjoys being part of the friendly community in Wagga Wagga. He also likes to keep fit and loves to travel and read when he has the chance.
Dr Leena Cherian grew up in Bahrain and graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Manipal in 1997. She has been licenced to practice in Australia since 2011. As an experienced General Dentist, Dr Leena can take care of all your family’s dental needs. She is particularly interested in restorative and cosmetic dentistry as well as in paediatric dentistry. As a mother of three, Dr Leena is very experienced in treating children and is extremely gentle. If your child is a bit nervous then Dr Leena will soon help them feel relaxed and comfortable.
Like everyone here at Kooringal Dental, Dr Leena believes great dental care should focus on preventative dentistry, especially given the close connections between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. She is also passionate about ensuring everyone receives excellent service, and nothing gives her more satisfaction in seeing someone leave the clinic with a healthy and happy smile. Dr Leena has lived locally since 2008 and loves giving back to the community in Wagga Wagga. The dental team from Kooringal Dental regularly visits Kaloola Old Age Home to check the dental health of the residents and to generally chat to them about their dental health.
You will find Dr Leena super friendly and easy to talk to during your visits to our clinic.
If you would like to schedule a consultation with our dentists in Wagga Wagga, simply give us a call on (02) 6922 6840. Our practice is located at Kooringal Mall, 32/269-293 Lake Albert Road, Kooringal NSW 2650.