Our Dentists

Dedicated, Gentle and Professional

We have handpicked a team of the most ethical, gentle, knowledgeable and professional group of dentists in Brisbane. Our Chermside Dentists strive to be better, working with each other and going through patient cases on a daily basis. Together, they are meticulous to a fault, gentle beyond belief and driven to provide quality dental treatment at a level you would want for your own children.

  • Dr. Manfred (Fred) Lagemann

    Dr. Manfred (Fred) Lagemann

    Principal Dentist

    Dr. Fred is passionate about providing high quality dental care for his patients. Born and raised in Brisbane, Fred has many ties with the local community.

    He has been looking after our patients since 2012 and is loved by his patients for his down to earth nature and painless dental work.

    Fred graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Queensland (2011). Fred has a real love for dentistry, and has also completed a post-graduate Masters in Clinical Dentistry in Dental Implants from Griffith University in QLD (2015). Most recently, Fred has completed the Comprehensive Orthodontic Course at the International Academy of Advanced Dentistry (2018). He is also an accredited Invisalign provider.

    Fred is particularly interested in implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and wisdom teeth extractions. Outside of clinical work, Fred has a keen interest in research, currently working on a thesis literature review. He is also a published research author, with original research in the Australian Endodontic Journal. Please see the link here if you’d like to read the article. 

    Fred is well respected for his drive for perfection with every patient. Most recently, Dr. Fred spent 2 weeks in Cambodia providing dental care to the nation's most needy. He has a keen interest in kids jaw and airway development to aid in normal growth and breathing.

    He is a gentle principal dentist and along with our other dentists, provide a great service to our lovely patients.

    Dr. Manfred Lagemann BDSc (Hons) MClinDent (Implants)

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  • Dr. Gary Chun

    Dr. Gary Chun

    Senior Dentist

    Dr Gary has been the senior associate dentist at Chermside Dental for over 15 years and is a past clinical supervisor at the University of Queensland. Gary is a wealth of dental knowledge and a calming presence at the practice. Moreover, Gary is well known for his sense of humour and gentle touch. To our other dentists, Gary is admired for having excellent clinical hands, achieving beautiful outcomes for his patients.

    Over such a long career in Dentistry, its hard to think of something Gary doesn't do. Experience and quality dental care is what Gary provides for all of his patients. Gary has a keen interest in dental sleep appliances including SomnoMed (being a platinum provider and one of the first), cosmetic dentistry and overall thoroughness and attention to detail. Gary also provides sedation dentistry using happy gas for his more anxious patients.

    Gary is a platinum-level somnomed provider and a registered and trained long-term invisalign provider.

    Gary is a dedicated family man, with a lovely wife and two children and spends the majority of his time outside of work with them.

    Dr. Gary Chun BDSc (UQ)

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  • Mrs. Rebecca McNaught

    Mrs. Rebecca McNaught

    Oral Health Therapist

    Rebecca is a long-standing and much loved member of our dental team. Qualified with a university degree in Oral Health Therapy, Rebecca is specifically trained in all aspects of maintaining a healthy mouth and gums. We ask people to see Rebecca when we feel they need a little extra help with tooth cleaning or thorough scaling. She is particularly popular because of her gentle approach and thoroughness.

    Rebecca is an invaluable part of our Chermside Dental team.

    Rebecca will treat our children for their regular checkups and cleans, as well as treating gum disease for our adult patients.

    Rebecca works Mondays and Fridays and one Saturday a month.

    Outside of work, Rebecca has a large family with young children and spends much time with them.

    Mrs. Rebecca McNaught B App HSc Oral Health

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  • Dr. Tim Fong

    Dr. Tim Fong

    Associate Dentist

    Tim is a University of Queensland trained dentist with many years of experience. He has a loyal following of patients who value his technical excellence, thoroughness and sense of humour.

    Tim has a wide-ranging interest in dentistry including preventative care, crown and bridge work and surgical procedures. Tim is well liked by his patients for his high quality work and gentle nature.

    Outside of work, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife and family.

    Dr. Tim Fong BDSc (UQ)

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  • Dr. Evelyn Ong

    Dr. Evelyn Ong

    Associate Dentist

    Dr. Evelyn is one of our loveliest dentists here at Chermside Dental and has lived and worked locally for many years. Evelyn graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Sciences degree. She is a member of the Australian Dental Association, regularly attending professional development courses and education seminars to keep up to date with changes in the profession.

    Evie is highly regarded by both her peers and patients for being very technically capable, achieving great results and being really gentle, patient and kind.

    Evelyn is passionate about her dentistry and focuses on a holistic approach to patient treatment, with emphasis on preventative dentistry. Evelyn also takes special interest in treating young children. A common goal Evelyn strives to achieve with her patients is to help them maintain healthy smiles for life.

    Lately, Evelyn has been spending a significant amount of time on her weekends attending continuing professional development courses on Sleep Apnoea. 

    Outside of dentistry, you will find Evelyn spending quality time with friends and family.

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  • Dr Angela Gao

    Dr Angela Gao

    Associate Dentist

    Angela is a gentle, fastidious and well respected part of the Chermside Dental Care team. Angela graduated dentistry from the University of Queensland in 2011. Angela has spent many years working in Roma, Central QLD and has gained significant experience in many areas of dentistry.

    Angela has a keen interest in many parts of dentistry including root canals, wisdom teeth and full mouth rehabilitation. Angela's main focus however, is in orthodontics. Angela is a graduate of both the Progressive Orthodontic Seminars (POS) and the mini-residency in Excellence in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics (EODO). Angela keeps up to date with the latest Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.

    Outside of work, Angela enjoys watersports, skiing and badminton. She is also an excellent pianist and cook.

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  • Dr Amy Winner

    Dr Amy Winner

    Associate Dentist

    Amy graduated from the University of QLD in 2010 (BDSc) and has worked many years now in private practice. She particularly enjoys making children’s first visits an enjoyable experience and helping all her patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair.

    Amy’s patients appreciate her compassionate nature and bubbly personality as well as her attention to their individual needs and concerns. While children’s dentistry is her main passion, Amy is proficient in all fields of dentistry and thoroughly enjoys aesthetic procedures, completing a short course in London on aesthetic dentistry in 2013 (LonDEC). She also has considerable experience in tooth removal and helping patients in acute pain.

    When Amy is not over a dental chair, she enjoys music and spending time with her family.

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  • Dr. Andy Tsai

    Dr. Andy Tsai

    Endodontist-In-Training / Dentist

    Dr Andy is a meticulous and kind dentist who is committed to his role in helping others. Never missing a beat, Andy a highly professional and ethical dentist who prides himself on technical dental excellence and gentle dentistry.

    Andy graduated from the University of Queensland with Honours and was also a supervisor for the 3rd and 4th year dental students. He has a fantastic knowledge of the latest dental research and procedures.

    Andy was a full-time dentist for the past 7 years. However, now Andy has begun his 3 year specialist Endodontics program. As such, he will be helping our patients on weekends only. We are lucky to have such an expert in root canals on our team.

    Andy regularly attends dental conferences and seminars to keep up to date with the latest information for his patient’s benefit. Most recently he attended a full week refining the latest and greatest prosthodontic techniques in Sydney with Australia’s foremost Prosthodontists.

    Outside of work, Andy loves to go fishing more than anything in the world.

    Dr. Andy Tsai BDSc (Hons)

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  • Dr. Tony Cheng

    Dr. Tony Cheng

    Dentist & Medical Doctor

    Tony is an experienced and highly competent dentist (and now doctor). A past clinical supervisor, Tony has also completed a medical degree at UQ (2018).

    Due to his busy schedule, Tony exclusively works with us on weekends, helping out our patients from both a dental and surgical aspect.

    Tony has a particular interest in oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry. Tony is loved by his patients for his sense of humour and knack for making them feel at ease. Tony is a member of the Australian Dental Association.

    Dr. Tony Cheng BDSc (UQ)

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  • Dr. Stefan Vidimce

    Dr. Stefan Vidimce

    Associate Dentist

    Stefan is a valued member of our team, bringing his sense of absolute calm to our patients on weekends.

    Stefan has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science following which he completed his doctorate in dental training at the University of Melbourne. His interests include aesthetic dentistry, crown and bridge, wisdom tooth extractions and implant surgery.

    Stefan has a keen eye for detail, always striving for excellence in his work. Patients love his easy-going personality, integrity and professionalism. 

    Dr. Stefan Vidimce BBiomedSc DDS(Melb)

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  • Dr. Cheryl Chen

    Dr. Cheryl Chen

    Associate Dentist

    Dr Cheryl is a comforting and gentle dentist who is dedicated to improving the oral health and dental wellbeing of her patients. Cheryl graduated from the University of Queensland with first-class honours, and was president of the national association for dental students.

    Cheryl likes all aspects of dentistry, with a special interest in oral surgery. She is currently undertaking further study through the UQ Doctor of Medicine program to pursue her interests in surgical specialties.

    Cheryl is committed to helping the wider community, having been part of the Australian Dental Health Foundation, an organisation which delivers dental treatment to disadvantaged Australians. Additionally, Cheryl has travelled to provide oral health education and dental services to children in rural India and Cambodia.

    In order to continually enhance her patients’ dental care, Cheryl keeps up-to-date by attending professional development programs and seminars throughout the year.

    Outside of work, you can find Cheryl out enjoying live music or sailing.

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