Staff Information

Meet our staff

Read all about Gawler & Districts Dental Care's friendly and professional staff, what their specialties are, and what languages they speak.

Dr. Andrea Rouse (BDS)

Prior to her qualification as a Dentist Dr. Andrea Rouse trained and worked for several years as a Dental Therapist, treating children in the mid North Region of South Australia, working in areas such as Clare, Riverton, Eudunda and Port Pirie.
Throughout her studies to become a Dentist Andrea was the recipient of several awards and scholarships including The Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Prize and a South Australian Foundation for Dental Education and Research scholarship. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for Academic Excellence and was also selected to participate in a research project in Bristol UK in 2009.
Andrea enjoys travelling overseas and likes to incorporate volunteering into her trips. She went to Cambodia in 2008 and 2012 where she provided dental care for orphaned, HIV infected and disabled children. In 2011 she went to Vietnam and worked in the small town of Long Tan, a site made famous by the brutal battle that took place there during the Vietnam War. She did a clinical placement with the Royal Flying Doctors Service in 2009 and also worked within the Special Needs Unit at the Adelaide Dental Hospital. Here she cared for medically compromised patients (HIV, Hep C, head and neck cancer, systemic diseases).
Andrea is active in keeping up to date with new dental technologies, materials and concepts. She has attended several Dental Seminars and Congresses’ and has also been an active member of an implant mentor program as well as gaining her level one accreditation for implant Dentistry.

Dr. Lan Vo (BDS)

Dr. Lan Vo graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2013. She has since worked in Whyalla, Adelaide, and Gawler.

She has a keen interest in:
  • Preventative dentistry
  • Restorative and cosmetic dentistry
  • Paediatric dentistry
Lan is also a Clinical Tutor for the University of Adelaide Dental School, and has done research in anxiety management and health behavior modification. Lan enjoys all aspects of dental care, and believes in a holistic approach to treatment planning, with a focus on disease prevention, patient education, and positive long-term outcomes.

Languages spoken: English, Vietnamese.

Dr. Yu (Jimmy) Ji (BDS)

Dr. Yu (Jimmy) Ji graduated in 2010 and has been working in private section in Adelaide since. Jimmy is registered with the Dental Board of South Australia, and a member of the Australian Dental Association.

Dr. Yu (Jimmy) Ji has special interest in:
  • Preventative dentistry
  • Restorative and cosmetic dentistry
  • Implant, crown, bridge, and denture
  • Endodontic
  • Extraction including surgical extraction
Jimmy has become the principle dentist of the practise since 2015. Jimmy is committed to provide quality dental to his patients and their families.

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Cantonese.

Dr. Samual Williams

Dr. Samual Williams joined Gawler and Districts Dental Care after graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2013.

Sam has a particular interest in:
  • Preventative dentistry
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
Sam enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is dedicated to delivering high quality, comprehensive dental treatment to his patients whilst catering to their individual needs. He prides himself on prioritising low stress appointments with a friendly environment, and is happy to answer any and all questions you may have, regarding your oral health. 

In his downtime, Dr. Williams enjoys playing a multitude of sports, and supporting the Adelaide Crows Football Team.
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