Dr Liam McElvanna BA BDentSc. (Honours)

Dr. McElvanna graduated from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland with an Honours degree in Dental Science. He has worked in Ireland and Australia prior to commencing his post in our Smithfield practice. He provides a wide range of general dentistry but has a special interest in aesthetic treatments including tooth whitening, crowns and the restoration of dental implants. He thoroughly enjoys treating children and was awarded the 2013 O’Mullane Medal by the Irish Society of Dentistry for Children.

Outside of work, Dr Liam is very athletic and enjoys playing rugby, golf and middle distance running.

Dr Duran Stander B.D.S

Dr Stander performs all aspects of general dentistry, but has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, prosthodontics and dental pain relief. He graduated from James Cook University with an Academic Medal.

Dr Stander strives towards providing pain-free dentistry to ensure every dental appointment is as comfortable as possible. He is known as a gentle and compassionate dentist that prides himself on his excellent patient care and communication.

In his spare time, Dr Stander enjoys cycling, watching movies, playing golf, travelling and taking advantage of the wonderful Cairns lifestyle. Dr Stander is also a proud owner of a Maltese-Shih Tzu named Millie.


Dr Neil McElvanna BA BDentSc. (Honours)

Dr Neil McElvanna has extensive experience in all aspects of general and family dentistry including the treatment of complex restorative and endodontic treatments. Dr McElvanna has a special interest in cosmetic dental treatments including white fillings, crowns, bridges and restoration of dental implants. With his kind and gentle manner, he enjoys helping nervous patients overcome their dental fears.

When not in surgery, Dr Neil McElvanna enjoys playing golf, running and cycling.  He is also a huge Arsenal Football Club fan!