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Charlestown Dental Care

Our team strives to provide highly personalised dental care and enjoys getting to know our patients. We look forward to welcoming you and your family! If you would like to learn a little about us, you can browse through our team's biographies.

Meet Our Team

Dr Peter Cameron - Dentist

Dr Peter Cameron

Peter was born in Newcastle and went to The Junction Primary School and Newcastle High School. Following in his father’s footsteps he entered Sydney University Faculty of Dentistry. Graduating in 1984, he moved back home to Newcastle and has been working in Charlestown in the practice his father started in 1960 ever since.

Peter has been a member of The Newcastle Dental Study Group since 1985 and regularly attends continuing education to keep up to date with current trends in the delivery of quality dental care.

Peter and his wife Robyn have two school age children, Abbey and Georgia. He maintains a keen interest in fishing and keeps ”fit” walking and swimming. Time spent with his daughters and support of their netball efforts has brought great joy and a precipitous decline in golfing ability. The family unit is completed by a Jack Russel Terrier, Trevor.

Dr Emily Cheng - Dentist

Dr Emily Cheng

Emily emigrated from Vietnam with her family to Australia when she was 9 years old. She grew up in a large family of 6 sisters and 1 brother and spent her formative years in inner west Sydney.

Emily graduated from the Dental faculty at Sydney University in 2000. She has lived and worked in private practice in Newcastle since then. She joined Peter Cameron at his practise in 2004.

Emily enjoys all facets of dentistry with a particular interest in preventive dentistry. Emily takes great pride in her work and looks forward to building a long term relationship with all her patients.

Emily is a member of the Australian Dental Association and has a commitment to further dental education and study.

Emily has 2 young children Katherine and Mitchell whom she adores and a husband Richard whom she tolerates. Emily spends most of her spare time looking after her children and maintaining her garden which she has spent many hours establishing.

Dr Cath O'Sullivan - Dentist

Dr Cath O'Sullivan

Cath completed her Bachelor degree in Dentistry at the University of Queensland in 1997 and went on to work in private practice in the small town of Jimboomba just outside Brisbane. Cath continued her Dental career in the public sector, working at the Redcliffe Dental Hospital. Here she gained valuable experience in the school dental system working in Dental Vans and overseeing Dental Therapists in the school based dental clinics. She also treated special needs children performing treatment under general anaesthetic where required.

In 2000, Cath moved to Canberra and worked as a civilian dentist at the Royal Military College, Duntroon. In 2003, Cath moved back to Brisbane with her family and worked for the Airforce at the Amberley RAAF Base near Ipswich before the birth of her first child.

Following a period of maternity leave, Cath and her family moved to Newcastle and fell in love with the friendly people and beautiful coastline.

Cath has worked at Charlestown Dental Care since 2007. Since having her own family, Cath has furthered her interest in providing dental care for the whole family unit.

Dr Emma Grubb - Dentist

Dr Emma Grubb

Emma was born and raised in the UK and moved to France when she was 12. She returned to England to complete her dental degree at Bristol University where she graduated from in 1999. After 2 grueling years of working for the NHS in Newcastle (the British one), she escaped to Australia in search of sunshine, an outdoors lifestyle and a
decent steak.

Emma has spent the past 13 years working in private practice in Sydney, but both her and her partner Hamish came to their senses last year and realised that Newcastle was the place to be (and the real estate was much cheaper!).

Emma loves the diversity dentistry has to offer and enjoys the interaction she has with her patients. She also has a special interest in children’s dentistry.

When she’s not at work you will find her running along the coast, hiking in New Zealand or paddling up in Nelson Bay.

Jane Eveleigh - Hygienist

 Jane Eveleigh

Jane has completed her Certificate lll in dental assisting, a diploma in Dental Technology and a Bachelor of Oral Health. She graduated as a Hygienist in 2010 from Newcastle University

Since then she has worked in both general practice and Orthodontics. Jane joined Charlestown Dental Care in 2015 and has been an invaluable asset to our team.

In her spare time she enjoys  movies, swimming and other outdoor activities with her family.


Sally - Practice Manager


Sally has over 35 years’ experience in the Dental industry. She has worked with Dr Cameron at Charlestown Dental Care for over 17 years.

Sally has worked as a dental assistant and receptionist and takes great pride in making sure the practice runs efficiently with patient care the main priority.

She is a committed member of the team who prides herself in building relationships with patients.

In her spare time sally enjoys reading and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.


Michele - Receptionist


Michele has been working at Charlestown Dental Care for over 10 years and has more than 25 years’ experience in Dental Care in the Newcastle region.

Her vast experience as a dental nurse and more recently as the practice receptionist provides patients with a reassuring, warm and caring attitude when dealing with their dental care.

Michele takes great pride in making sure a patients experience Charlestown Dental Care runs smoothly and efficiently with patient care being the utmost importance.

In her spare time, Michele enjoys cooking and reading and spending time with her family.


Julie - Senior Dental Assistant


Julie has been working in the dental industry for over 30years. She has worked in general practice as well as microscopic and paediatric dentistry in Sydney and Newcastle.

She attained her Dental Assistant certificate lll and joined our practice in Feb 2015.

Julie currently enjoys her role in coordinating  all clinical aspects of the practice.


Abbie - Senior Dental Assistant


Abbie has been with the Charlestown dental care team now for over 6 years. Abbie's outgoing and sympathetic nature makes our patients at ease, overall creating a pleasant dental experience. 

Rachel - Senior Dental Assistant


Rachel joined the team at Charlestown Dental Care in January 2017.

Having worked in both general practice and Orthodontics in Newcastle and Melbourne,

Rachel has accumulated over 25 years’ experience in the dental industry.

She enjoys the interaction with patients and strives to make everyone feel well and looked after.


Danielle - Junior Dental Assistant


Danielle joined our practice in July 2016 after moving to Newcastle from Young NSW.

She is currently enjoying her time with us as a junior dental assistant to all of our dentists.

She is committed to ensuring all of our patients wellbeing and comfort, as well as taking pride in her organization skills and friendly personality.

Danielle is looking forward to further developing her dental skills and knowledge with us.


Dayna - Junior Dental Assistant


Dayna attained her Higher School Certificate in 2016. She is now studying Certificate lll in Dental Assisting. She was offered a position with Charlestown Dental Care in April and is currently learning to assist with Dr Cameron.

She is looking forward to further excel in the dental industry and continues to strive to develop her learning and skills.

Jane - Receptionist


Jane has been at CDC for over 8ys. She came to us with 30+ years Dental experience, having worked in both the public & private sectors.

She has worked in medical reception, as well as for other health professionals.

She brings a wealth of reception experience to our practice.

Dr Trevor - Lead Bark Administrator

Dr Trevor

Trevor is our Lead Bark Administrator and silent (generally) partner of Charlestown Dental Care. He enjoys long walks, longer naps, and bringing joy.