About Us

Meet Our Team

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Donald Fam

Following his graduation from the University of Sydney in 2001, Dr. Donald Fam embarked on an enriching professional journey, spending over 10 years practicing dentistry in the vibrant coastal community of Coffs Harbour. During this time, Dr. Fam honed his skills, gained valuable experience, and developed strong connections within the local community.

His tenure in Coffs Harbour not only allowed him to refine his clinical expertise but also fostered a deep-rooted commitment to patient care and well-being. Dr. Fam’s genuine passion for helping people and dedication to delivering exceptional dental services have been the cornerstone of his career.

Now, with over two decades of experience under his belt, Dr. Fam continues to uphold the same principles of excellence and compassion in his practice at Always Smiles Dental. His extensive background in dentistry, coupled with his multicultural heritage and fluency in both Vietnamese and English, enables him to connect with and serve a diverse range of patients with personalized care.

At Always Smiles Dental, Dr. Fam and his team are committed to providing a welcoming atmosphere where patients can receive top-quality dental care tailored to their unique needs. Whether you’re seeking routine preventive care or complex restorative treatments, Dr. Fam’s expertise and genuine care ensure that you’ll receive the highest standard of dental service.

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Nicolas Trinh

Dr. Nicolas Trinh is a highly experienced and compassionate dentist dedicated to providing exceptional care to his patients, having previously worked in Orange, Albury and Canberra.

Dr. Trinh is committed to patient education, taking the time to thoroughly explain treatment options and processes. This dedication to transparency helps patients make informed decisions about their oral health, fostering a sense of trust and collaboration. He believes that an informed patient is an empowered patient, and he strives to ensure that everyone who he treats leaves with a clear understanding of their dental health and treatment plan.

Known for his gentle and friendly demeanor, Dr. Trinh creates a welcoming and comfortable environment for all his patients. His approach is characterized by a deep sense of empathy and respect, which helps to alleviate any anxiety or apprehension that patients may have about visiting the dentist. Dr. Nic’s ability to connect with patients on a personal level and his unwavering commitment to their well-being have earned him a reputation as a trusted and beloved dental professional in the communities he serves.

Whether you need a routine check-up or more complex dental work, Dr. Nicolas Trinh is dedicated to providing the highest quality care with a personal touch, ensuring that every visit is a positive and stress-free experience.

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Hassan Yousif

Dr. Hassan Yousif embarked on his journey in healthcare by earning a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with Honors. Following this, he advanced his career in dentistry by completing a dual degree, obtaining both a Bachelor of Dental Health Science and a Master’s in Dentistry.
With a profound interest in general dentistry, Dr. Yousif is dedicated to building strong foundations of quality patient care and promoting optimal oral health.

Dr. Yousif has extensive experience treating patients of all ages, including children, adults, and the elderly, particularly in rural areas with populations of less than 10,000 people. In 2020, he completed a year-long clinical placement in rural suburbs within Queensland, gaining invaluable hands-on experience and a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by these communities.

In addition to his general dentistry practice, Dr. Yousif is a certified Invisalign practitioner. He has also received specialized training in clear aligners and surgical planning with CBCT through the Australian Dental Association Queensland (ADAQ). His commitment to continuous education ensures that he stays at the forefront of dental advancements, providing his patients with the latest and most effective treatments.

Outside of his professional life, Dr. Yousif is an avid athlete, playing Division 1 football. He is also currently completing his PhD in Human Anatomy and Physiology, reflecting his dedication to expanding his knowledge and expertise.

Dr. Hassan Yousif’s blend of extensive training, practical experience, and dedication to patient care makes him a trusted and respected figure in the field of dentistry. Whether you are in need of routine dental care or specialized treatment, you can rely on Dr. Yousif for exceptional service and compassionate care.

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Richard Zhang

Dr. Richard Zhang is a highly dedicated dentist who graduated from the University of Queensland with Honors.

After completing his studies, he returned to Sydney with a strong commitment to giving back to his local community. Dr. Richard is passionate about delivering high-quality dental care, with a primary focus on patient comfort and effective treatment outcomes.

His approach to dentistry is patient-centric, ensuring that everyone who walks through his door feels understood, supported, and well-cared for. Dr. Richard believes in building strong relationships with his patients, fostering an environment where open communication and trust are paramount. He takes the time to listen to his patients’ concerns and thoroughly explains treatment options, empowering them to make informed decisions about their dental health.

Dr. Richard’s compassionate nature and dedication to excellence make him a trusted choice for all your dental needs. Whether you’re seeking routine dental care or more complex treatments, Dr. Richard is committed to providing a rewarding dental journey that leads to enhanced confidence and beautiful smiles.

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Shirley Chen

Dr. Chen graduated from the University of Sydney with a double degree, earning both a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) and a Doctor of Dental Medicine.

She is known for delivering the highest quality dental care with a gentle touch, and is committed to creating a comfortable and enjoyable environment for patients of all ages.

Her expertise spans restorative, cosmetic, and surgical dentistry, and she particularly enjoys working with children, making their dental visits both fun and educational.

Fluent in both English and Mandarin, Dr. Chen is able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of patients, ensuring that everyone feels understood and well-cared for. Her approach to dentistry is patient-centered, emphasizing thorough communication and personalized care plans tailored to each individual’s needs and preferences.

Outside of her professional life, Dr. Shirley is passionate about health and fitness, often engaging in activities that promote well-being. She is also a coffee enthusiast and loves to follow competitive sports. Her multifaceted interests and warm personality make her a well-rounded and approachable healthcare professional, dedicated to improving her patients’ oral health and overall quality of life.

Our Story

Who We Are

Always Smiles Dental is not your typical dental surgery, our commitment and focus is to make everyone smile, and when we say everyone we mean everyone.We expect to achieve this by promising the following:

Happy, Friendly Staff

At Always Smiles Dental, our dentists and staff are not just professionals—they’re the friendliest, happiest, and most patient individuals you’ll meet. We genuinely care about our patients, and providing exceptional dental care is more than just a job to us—it’s our passion.

We take pride in creating a positive and welcoming environment because we understand that visiting the dentist may not be everyone’s favorite activity. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that every patient feels comfortable and cared for, especially those who may be nervous or anxious about dental procedures.

We believe that open communication and education can alleviate much of the fear and anxiety associated with dental visits. That’s why we take the time to explain procedures thoroughly, answer all your questions, and discuss how we can make your experience as pleasant as possible. Most importantly, we want you to know that the majority of procedures we perform are painless, thanks to advancements in modern dentistry.

Continuous education and training are essential to us. Our dentists and staff regularly participate in further education and training programs to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry. By staying current with the latest techniques and technologies, we ensure that you receive the highest standard of care and benefit from the most recent developments in dental science.

At Always Smiles Dental, your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities. Join us for a dental experience where friendly faces and expert care go hand in hand.

We Make You Smile

At Always Smiles Dental, we’re committed to more than just fixing dental problems—we’re dedicated to building long-term relationships with our patients. While we address your immediate concerns, our goal is to empower you with knowledge and preventive strategies to maintain optimal oral health for life.

Our approach emphasizes prevention because we firmly believe that preventing dental issues is far superior to treating them after they arise. Our entire team is passionate about educating our patients because we understand that well-informed individuals are better equipped to take charge of their oral health. By providing you with the knowledge and tools you need, we can work together to prevent future dental problems and make our jobs easier in the long run.

During your visits, we’ll not only address your current dental needs but also discuss preventive measures tailored to your unique situation. From proper brushing and flossing techniques to dietary recommendations and regular check-ups, we’ll guide you every step of the way.

At Always Smiles Dental, we strive to make you smile not just during your visit, but every day. Join us in prioritizing prevention and proactive care for a healthier, happier smile.

Your Oral Health Matters To Us

Your oral health matters to us, and we understand that dental visits can sometimes be daunting or overwhelming.

If you’re tired of feeling nervous, anxious, or frustrated about dental care, it’s time for a change. At our dental practice, we’re here to provide you and your family with the exceptional care and comfort you deserve.

We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity, honesty, and compassion. When you visit us, our commitment is to apply our best efforts to your dental care and to get things right the first time. Your health and well-being are paramount, and we strive to exceed your expectations at every visit.

Our goal is to create a welcoming and relaxing environment where you can feel at ease during your dental appointments. From routine check-ups to more complex procedures, we approach each treatment with care and precision to ensure your comfort and satisfaction.

Discover the difference of personalized, high-quality dental care with a compassionate dentist who puts your needs first. Schedule an appointment with us today and let us help you achieve and maintain a healthy, beautiful smile.

Your health is important, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

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