Dr. Denise J.L. Lim

Principal Dentist B.D.Sc (Hons)

Denise is native of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and moved to Brisbane following high school, to further her studies abroad. She received her Bachelor of Dental Science Degree with First Class Honours from the University of Queensland in 2007. Upon graduation, Denise was offered a position in Brisbane Dental Hospital where she gained enormous amount of experience in the public sector especially with the opportunity to work with specialists in various sectors of dentistry.

Following further experience in the private sector in Ipswich, Denise joined the team at Strathpine Dental Centre in 2008 and played an important role in the practice’s development since. She has been looking after patients in Strathpine Dental Centre offering high standards of dental services in a conservative and ethical manner giving strong emphasis on preventative dental care for the past 14 years.

But most of all, Denise is an active listener with a great touch especially with dental phobic patients. Denise is experienced in managing patient with dental anxiety and phobia as well as offering the option of dental treatment with nitrous oxide sedation (happy gas). As Denise grew up in a family who owns a kindergarten business in Malaysia and used to help her mum at the kindergarten during school holidays, Denise is very comfortable around kids and enjoys treating them.

Denise strongly believes in continuing education, personal and professional development, Denise spends time furthering her knowledge and has a special interest in the field of orthodontics. Having completed a two-year intensive orthodontic training program (Progressive Orthodontic Seminars with Honours) and being an Invisalign Accredited dentist, Denise is able to offer more treatment options to help assist her patients achieve a beautiful healthy smile. Denise also routinely attends other trainings including Cosmetic Dentistry, Crown & Bridge work, Endodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. Denise is a member of the Australian Dental Association.

Denise also believes in returning back to the community using her skills through charity. In 2017, Denise has volunteered in Kathmandu, Nepal through Project Yeti Dental Clinic, providing complimentary dental care to the underprivileged people of Nepal, including monks, nuns and orphans. Denise has also volunteered her dental services through Tara Medical Fair organised by Tzu Chi Foundation Brisbane offering free dental services in Tara, Queensland every year. Being able to return back to the community especially to the underprivileged, means a lot to Denise.

The Project Yeti Dental Clinic Team and monks at the Monastery.

When Denise is not caring for her patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. As many of you who knows Denise, she now has a 5 year old son, Declan, and 2 year old daughter, Danica, keeping her very busy outside of work. She also enjoys badminton and cycling on her road bike, art and craft, going to the movies and travelling. Denise speaks Cantonese, Malay and basic Mandarin.