Premier Dental Centre in Pyrmont, Sylvania Waters and Illawong
At Sydney Laser Dental Care we pursue excellence in personalised dental care, with comprehensive treatment planning using both restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health.
We are true believers in preventive care and education as the keys to your ongoing dental health. We focus on thorough exams and regular routine cleanings to help prevent dental disease.
As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident in us as a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing you with the best possible service and results, through undertaking continual education and learning. Our membership of various professional dental associations also helps us stay up-to-date with the latest dental treatment techniques.
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand that some patients feel uneasy about their dental visits, which is why the entire team at each of our three modern practices is dedicated to making your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs, and we look forward to serving you soon.
Meet our Team
It is our goal to see all our patients happy with the services and treatments they receive from us.
Anyone, of any age, is entitled to receive the best dental service in all Inner West.
Dr. Lawrence Lau
Before entering dentistry, Dr Lawrence attended boarding school at St Joseph’s College, Hunter’s Hill. In 1997, he graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, with honours, receiving an academic prize in Prosthetic Dentistry.
Since graduation, Dr Lawrence has spent extensive time on continuing education, to keep his dental practice at the forefront of dental technology. This includes the use of CEREC technology, to optimise the outcomes of his cosmetic and restorative procedures, laser dentistry, guided implant surgery, and a range of orthodontic treatments. His enthusiasm in expanding his knowledge comes from understanding the fact that dentistry is a relentlessly evolving practice.
Dr Lawrence is always eager to contribute to the dental scholarship of his colleagues. Lawrence frequently gives lectures both locally and internationally on the subjects of cerec, laser, and guided implant surgery.
Outside of dentistry, Lawrence is chasing around his three adorable (sometimes) children. He also lets off steam by working out in Wing Chun Kung Fu.
Dr. Gloria Shih
Gloria Graduated from Sydney Uni in 1998 and has been in private dental practice since this time. Gloria grew up with her family in Sydney’s north shore and went to Killara High School. With over 20 years experience Gloria loves being a Dentist and to being able to help her patients achieve a healthy, beautiful life long smile. She especially enjoys being a family dentist serving the local community for their dental needs and seeing generations of patients from the time they were brought in as children by their parents to now bringing their own children in to see her.
Outside of dentistry Gloria enjoys being mum to her three children and in her leisure time enjoys trekking local national parks, cooking and travelling.
Dr. Howard Yean
Dr Howard attended high school at Fort Street High School in Petersham. Prior to studying dentistry, he completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of New South Wales. Seeking further fulfilment in his work, Dr Howard then completed a Bachelor of Dentistry at the University of Sydney.
Since graduating, he has continuously broadened his interests in dentistry, having undertaken education in dental implants, orthodontics and restorative dentistry.
Outside of dentistry, Howard enjoys good food, cooking, going for walks, and attempting to get fitter at the gym.
Dr. Chris Bate
Chris graduated from Leeds University in 2011, and completed his hospital house officer internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery in 2013. Chris then spent a year working in community dental in Melbourne before moving to Sydney in 2014.
As a dentist, he aims to make all of his patients as comfortable as possible, and believes that communication and understanding are two of the most important aspects of treatment. Chris is comfortable with all aspects of general dentistry, and is currently undertaking a diploma in orthodontics.
In his leisure time, Chris is a keen traveller and musician. He enjoys keeping fit, and also flies light aircraft with his private pilots license.
Dr. Alan Lee
Registered Dental Specialist Periodontist
BDS MSD CAGS Perio (Boston University, USA) Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Dr Alan Lee completed his Master of Science in Dentistry and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Periodontics from Boston University, USA. He was also awarded the Diplomate, American Board in Periodontology. During his residency, he also won the Morris Ruben Scholarship for excellence in Periodontology. Following completion of his specialist training from Boston, Alan returned to Sydney to work as a specialist.
Dr Alan Lee has been in dentistry for more than 20 years in total and had seen many facets of dentistry. This has made him a caring dentist with excellent chair side manners and understands the fear of patients seeing dentists in general. Outside of work, Dr Lee is also involved in doing voluntary work and engaged at least once a year in overseas voluntary services at Cambodia, Myanmar and Bhutan. He believes in doing so, the experiences he had made him feel appreciative of what he has back home in Sydney.