Dr. Chris Carr, Owner and Principal Dentist
BDS London, BSc Natal
Originally from Pietermaritzburg South Africa, and the son of a dentist, Dr Carr has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Natal and a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from London University, UK. Dr Carr emigrated to Australia in 1998 and has practiced in a variety of areas including Roxby Downs, Kempsey, Burnie and Sandy Bay (Tas) as well as the Middle East. Settling in Hobart he set up Huon Valley Dental Care Centre in 2008, which he manages with his wife Jane.
Dr Carr is a highly experienced Dental Surgeon with a wide range of experience including dentistry for the whole family, dental implants and dentures. His gentle approach, warm and friendly manner and philosophy of 'love your teeth' has resulted in a thriving and successful practice in the heart of Huonville. He loves educating and explaining dental care, just ask him!
Dr. Bai-Li Valerie Hach, Dentist
DDS National Taiwan University 2002, ADC Melbourne 2013
Dr Hach was born and studied dentistry in Taiwan and came to Tasmania in 2007. Valerie joined Huon Valley Dental in 2015 and had become a favourite of our patients. Her friendly personality connects with patients, for whom she is always willing to go the extra mile. She also has a keen interest in assisting patients to overcome dental phobias.
Her kind, gentle demeanor makes even the most nervous patient feel more comfortable.
She enjoys learning new skills and has a special interest in dental implant restoration and preventive dentistry. Valerie is also fluent in Mandarin and can speak some German. In her spare time, Valerie enjoys bushwalking, playing the piano and cooking
Jane Cameron-Carr, Practice Manager & Registered Nurse
Jane has been the Practice Manager of Huon Valley Dental Care since 2010. Her qualifications include Practice and Human Resource management diplomas, and she has been a registered nurse since 1983.
She continues to work part time as a General Practice RN, and brings a wealth of experience to the role of Practice Manager. Her hobbies include practicing her French, kayaking and bike riding.
Our Dental Nurses
We are fortunate to have a wonderful group of fully trained dental nurses who are expected to comply with all required Australian Dental Association guidelines. We support our staff in accessing ongoing education and development, and encourage a practice culture which is respectful and positive. They offer a warm and friendly welcome and take excellent care of all patients, new and current.
Brydie Bremner - Senior DA / Assistant Practice Manager Cert IV, DipProfPractMgt
Brydie joined Huon Valley Dental in 2010, bringing with her vast experience and knowledge from her many years of Dental Nursing interstate. Brydie is our Senior Dental Nurse, having qualified as a Dental Radiographer (Cert IV) she has completed the UNE Diploma of Practice Management.
Maizy Royer Cert III
Maizy has been with the team since 2009, and is not only a skilled, experienced and highly trained dental nurse but also a keen garden designer.
Hannah Heron Cert III
Hannah joined the team in 2017 and is another 'local'. Her friendly and professional approach and excellent administrative skills make her a very valuable team member.
Taylor Savage Cert III
Taylor joined the Huon Valley Team in 2018 and completed her Cert III Dental Assisting. She is another Huon Valley local who enjoys working and living in the Valley.
Eliza Polley Trainee DA
Eliza started her training contract in August 2019 and has proven herself to be a very active, competent and professional team member. We are very lucky to have such a mature 'people person' on our team.
Trish Woodward Cert III
Trish arrived just when we needed her - another local who is a very experienced DA with a wealth of knowledge, she has fitted beautifully into our small team as a very capable casual .