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Here are some facts about the team at Smyla Mobile Dental

Smyla Mobile Dental is a Group of highly trained Dental professionals who are experienced in providing dental care at the convenient location of your choice. Equipped with state of the art Dental technology and instruments, we’ll make sure to meet your Dental needs leaving you with a Smile on your face.

Founded in 2016 by Dr Cecilia Yong, the staff have treated over 5,000 patients across Sydney metro and regional areas of NSW.

Founder's Message

Smyla was born out of Cecilia’s love of treating children and Bond’s love of travelling on the road. They both came together and created Smyla to make “going to the dentist” a Fun and Convenient experience for both children and their parents. Being parents themselves they understand how important it is to have someone they can entrust their child’s health and safety. They started Smyla to disrupt the status quo, to do dentistry differently and to make dental care conveniently accessible to children of all walks of life. 

Awards & Grants won by Smyla

St George's Local Business Awards 2023 Finalist
- Health Improvement Services Category

The Awards are well recognised, respected and the recognition in becoming a finalist or a winner adds credibility as a successful local business. Winners are voted from a list of outstanding finalists in their own category. Smyla Mobile Dental has been listed as a finalist in the Health Improvement Services category for 2023. 

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2021 Healthier Smiles Community Services Grant Winner

The Mars Wrigley Foundation and Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF) Healthier Smiles Community Service Grants program is a well-established initiative supporting dentists and dental students from across Australia who seek to improve oral health outcomes by providing screening, treatment, and education to those who need it most. Smyla Mobile Dental was awarded this grant in 2021, coinciding with the 10th year this program has been funded.

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2022 Healthier Smiles Community Services Grant Winner

In its 11th year, the Mars Wrigley Foundation and Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF) Healthier Smiles Community Service Grants program has awarded Smyla Mobile Dentist the grant for 2022 as Australian dental volunteers once again step up to improve the oral health of some of the country’s most vulnerable communities.

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Dental care is provided by highly trained dental professionals approved and registered on Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Each of our friendly staff will be police checked and registered to have approval to work with children. The treatment will be provided by a Dental Practitioner (a dentist or dental / oral health therapist) and a dental assistant to ensure your child feels comfortable and supported.

The delivery of the treatment will be conducted in either a designated room in your child’s school or childcare using portable dental equipment or a mobile dental vehicle.


Our work is our purpose, our driving force. Our patients are our number one priority.

Our certified equipment and technology provides safe and convenient access oral health care to your facility and students. Our modern Mobile Dental Suite will provide a fun, safe and enjoyable experience for all our patients.

Infection control is enforced and designed according to Australian Dental Association standards. Key sterilisation machineries are installed to provide sterilised and sealed Dental equipment to our Dental Practitioners.


The Smyla Interactive Session is designed to include fun activities to educate the importance of Oral Health and diet. These sessions importantly cover techniques for toothbrushing and flossing, and also the importance of drinking clean water and eating fresh fruits.

The second half of the session is designed for Q&A with the adult audience, with topics such as dummies, bottle feeding and oral health products to be discussed. Our dental professionals will also discuss common mistakes most parents would make regarding their child’s oral health.

Team Members

Meet our Dental Team

Dr Cecilia Yong

Founder & Dentist

Dr Cecilia Yong became a dentist because she loves helping people achieve their best smiles. With over 10 years of experience, she is committed to delivering the most exceptional dental experience for her patients using advanced dental technology and techniques. 

Cecilia earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from The University of Adelaide in 2013. She proceeded on to postgraduate studies in cosmetics, orthodontics and dental implants whilst working at a prominent private practice in Sydney South. She obtained her Fellowship in Implant Dentistry from The University of Miami in 2018 whilst at the same time received recognition for commitment of excellence in Comprehensive Orthodontic postgraduate program through IAADENT.

Peggy Kam

Client Advisor

Peggy was in the customer service industry for more than 10 years. She love interacting and building a relationship with her clients. Her happiest moment is when she sees a big smile on her client’s face.

Maryam Silva

Oral Health Therapist

Maryam is a skilled oral health therapist who graduated from the University of Sydney with a dual degree in hygiene and therapy.

She utilises a positive and gentle approach when providing dental care for her patients. She is especially passionate about oral health education and early intervention for children, setting the foundation for good oral health and hygiene practices.

Jasmine Abdelkader

Oral Health Therapist

Jasmine Abdelkader is a graduate of Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy from Charles Sturt University in 2022. Her study experience in rural Wagga Wagga has given her a passion for continuity of care for her patients and educating the community about oral health.

Her favourite part about working at Smyla is seeing the children walk in nervous about their appointment but then walk out with an unimaginable and proud smile on their face. Jasmine has a passion for being active and loves spending her time in the gym and working to improve her health.

Jenny Sum


Jenny is the Administrator at Smyla Dental, where she plays a key part in providing essential administrative support to our dental teams. Her career journey has been both diverse and enriching, commencing in the world of immigration services and later expanding to pharmacy education.

She also had the opportunity to live and work in the UK, which helped her gained valuable experiences and insight into different cultures and practices.

As a mother of two wonderful children, Jenny was looking for a role that not only resonated with her passions and personal values but also allowed her to maintain a healthy work-life balance. This was when she discovered her calling at Smyla Dental. There is truly nothing quite like the heartwarming experience of witnessing the smiles on the faces of children as their dental needs are attentively addressed with care and compassion at Smyla Dental. It’s an incredibly rewarding experience that brings immense joy and fulfilment every day.

Nada Khaled

Oral Health Therapist

Nada Khaled is a Bachelor of Oral Health graduate from the University of Sydney. Nada introduces a new perspective to dentistry, making it approachable and engaging! Nada’s approach prioritises a relaxed and accessible dental experience, delivering optimal oral health to all patients, no matter how big or small. She places a great emphasis on patient education, making sure that patients are not only equip with the physical skills needed for optimal oral hygiene, but ensures that they are also provided with the right health literacy.

Beyond dentistry, Nada is an avid reader, a connoisseur of new cafes, and a lover of olden day music.

Tabarak Al-Rikaby

Oral Health Therapist

Tabarak is a Bachelor of Oral Health graduate from The University of Sydney. 

Tabarak is passionate about transforming and redefining the “dreaded” dental check up into a fun and memorable experience for little ones!

With a gentle approach and a focus on preventive care, Tabarak strives to make every visit a positive and enjoyable experience for children and their families. Tabarak’s goal is to instill good oral hygiene habits early on, ensuring healthy smiles that last a lifetime.

She does this by creating a safe and inviting dental environment,incorporating engaging and easy to understand oral hygiene instructions that can be implemented into everyday routine, as well as providing the best possible dental services to all patients.

Outside of Smyla, Tabarak loves to read suspenseful psychological thrillers,spend time with friends and explore new delicious cuisines.

Bond Kam

Founder & General Manager

Bond Kam is the General Manager of Smyla and is a registered and certified member Chartered Accountant Australia since 2013. His affectionate and professional approach to clients and patients is easily witnessed through his friendly smile. During his spare time, he likes to spend time with his kids and try new restaurants in town

Queenie Pang

Oral Health Therapist

Queenie Pang, a graduate of the University of Newcastle, holds a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy with distinction. With over 8 years of professional experience both as a dental nurse and practitioner, Queenie is a respected Oral Health Therapist known for her passion for pediatric dentistry.

Queenie’s unwavering commitment lies in educating children and their parents about the importance of early dental care to prevent future oral health issues. Her warm and engaging nature puts young patients at ease, creating a comfortable dental experience.

Her career has taken her to various corners of the world, including Cambodia, where she worked to bring essential dental care to underserved communities. In her home country, Queenie has made significant contributions by working in public hospitals and collaborating with organizations like the Australian Dental Health Foundation, Cambodian Children’s Fund and People Improvement Organization. Through these initiatives, she has extended her expertise to assist refugees, low-income individuals, and survivors of domestic violence, ensuring that dental health remains accessible to all.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Queenie enjoys music and travelling. Also holding two diplomas in piano performance, she takes pleasure teaching and accompanying students, and exploring different cultures around the world, all while empowering individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to maintain lifelong oral wellness. Queenie hopes to bring a smile to all those she meets along the way with her tireless commitment to improving the lives of others through dental care. She hopes to meet you soon with warm heart and smile!

Alanis Nguyen

Oral Health Therapist

Alanis graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy and is dual-qualified in dental hygiene and dental therapy as an Oral Health Therapist.

Known for having a warm-calming nature, Alanis takes pride in providing a gentle and comfortable dental experience for all of her patients. She has since practiced through public hospitals and private practices across Sydney, the Central Coast and Newcastle. She is also fluent in Vietnamese.

Alanis is a strong advocate for preventative dentistry and believes in the importance of early dental education for both children and adults to maintain healthy dental practices and optimal oral health. She has a special interest in periodontal and cosmetic dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Alanis loves staying active by attending pilates classes, taking her dogs to the park, going on walks and travelling to different places all around the world.

Samantha Chen

Dental Assistant

Samantha Chen is a Dental Assistant / Administrator of Smyla. Her warm motherly approach removes nervousness from the atmosphere, allowing comfortable experience for all our patients. During her spare time, she enjoys camping, BBQ and spending time with family.

Gavin Gallyot

IT Support

Gavin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and has over 15 years experience in the adverting industry. At Smyla he provides technical support for the team, allowing them to do what they do best, which is taking care of the dental needs of children.   

He enjoys all things tech and is a passionate supporter of Arsenal Football Club.