About Us

Smile Gallery Dental Clinic

Smile Gallery Dental Clinic started in 2009 and offers over 40 years of experience between our eight dentists. In that time, our mission has always been the same: to provide you with a Beautiful Smile Every time.

Dentists aim to serve the widest client base possible. We serve not only locals from Box Hill but also from the surrounding neighbouring areas of Surrey Hills and Blackburn. To meet our diverse clients’ needs, dentists speak English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Korean, making it easy for you when undertaking our service.

At Smile Gallery Dental Clinic, we know a beautiful smile can be just what our clients need, and we don’t want anyone to miss out on that. We accept all insurances with HICAPS, cash, credit card, and even and government vouchers such as CDBS, DVA, and TAC.

We offer convenient parking in the nearby Box Hill Central Shopping Centre, and are available at (03) 9899 0288 to answer any additional questions. Don’t miss out on your chance of leaving our clinic with a Beautiful Smile Every time — contact one of the best dentists in Box Hill today!

The Team

Dr. John Kim

Dr. John Kim graduated from BDS Sydney University with a degree in Surgical Anatomy. With his great passion for dentistry, he has completed advanced training including ITI long surgical implant course and Level IV Implant Surgical Anatomy. John was also a Former Faculty Lecturer for an Implant Training Course at Osstem before he joined the team.

John, with his extensive experience in the field of implant dentistry (performed more than 5000 implant procedures), is an expert in various dental approaches including Full Mouth Reconstruction, Bone Grafts, and Sinus Grafts.

John is also a proud member of The Australian Society of Implantology. Seeking newer techniques, he continues honing his skills with the latest dental innovations and is currently studying Master of Science in Oral Implantology.

Dr. John Kim’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery at University of Sydney
  • Master of Science in Oral Implantology at Goethe, University of Frankfurt, Germany
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Anatomy by Dissection at University of New England
  • Graduate Diploma of Christian Studies at Presbyterian Theological College, Melbourne
  • Fellow of Australian Society of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow and Diplomatic and International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dr. Eric Lam

Dr. Eric Lam graduated from University of Melbourne in 2008 and has worked in private practices throughout regional and metropolitan Victoria.

While Eric enjoys all aspects of dentistry, he has special interests in Crowns and Bridges, Dental Implants, and Teeth Straightening. As a certified provider of Invisalign, many satisfied patients have benefited from teeth straightening with clear aligner treatment.

Eric prides himself on providing his patients meticulous care that focuses on long-term dental health. The most rewarding aspect of his work is to delivering quality care in a gentle manner and guiding patients how to look after their teeth.

Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Dr. James Tung

Dr. James Tung graduated from Melbourne University Dental School in the year 2000. In the past 17 years, he has gained vast experience in various fields of Dentistry with a particular interest in gum disease treatment, root canal treatment and orthodontic. He is also proficient with wisdom teeth extraction.

Dr. Tung has a patient-centered approach and involves his patients in the treatment planning of their dental needs. He is most happy seeing patients with dentophobia overcoming their fear and reach treatment goal. He believes that patients including young children would return to the clinic as their dental experiences were positive and relatively pain-free.

Dr. Tung has a patient-centered approach and involves his patients in the treatment planning of their dental needs. He is most happy seeing patients with dentophobia overcoming their fear and reach treatment goal. He believes that patients including young children would return to the clinic as their dental experiences were positive and relatively pain-free.

In his free time, he enjoys playing piano and violin with his lovely daughter and serves as a conductor in the string ensemble in his community church.

Dr. John Han

Dr John Han graduated from the University of Melbourne with Doctor of Dental
Surgery degree. His passion for dental implants led him to complete Master’s in Oral Implantology from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. His thesis was on the “Effects of abutment emergence profile angle and shape on surrounding bone level changes” and was invited to speak about his research findings at 10th International Scientific Symposium Innovation Jumps in Oral Implantology.

He is a Fellow and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologist (ICOI), the highest credential achievable within the organisation. He is also a member of Australian Dental Association.

He believes in sharing of knowledge. He is involved in training of dentists looking to start implantology, and also volunteered as a mentor for the final year dental students at the University of Melbourne.

He is primarily focused on functional and esthetic rehabilitation via dental implants, hard and soft
tissue grafting and complex extractions. His treatment philosophy aims to tailor treatment plans to
individual needs, and strives to provide the best possible care for his patients.

Dr. Jae Shin

Dr. Jae Shin graduated from The University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Science and Surgery in 2020.

After working in a corporate practice in Sydney CBD, Jae settled to the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne to work with an excellent dental team and build long term relationships with clients.

Jae likes to explore variety in practicing dental care. He has gained experience in Public Hospitals across Regional and Rural NSW.

Jae offers dental treatment including Crowns, Root Canal Treatment and Wisdom Teeth Extractions. He is passionate about maintaining gum health and will discuss with clients about their options.

Beyond dentistry, Jae enjoys learning languages and is fluent in English and Korean. He also enjoys listening to music in Mandarin Chinese or Japanese.

Dr. Kevin Nguyen

Dr Kevin Nguyen is a compassionate dentist who is dedicated to creating smiles that reflect your health and joy.

Kevin started his career as a radiographer at Western Sydney’s major trauma centre, Westmead Public Hospital. He then completed a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney, relocated to Melbourne and joined the team at Smile Gallery in Box Hill.

Kevin enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, with a strong focus on preventative care. His warm and gentle chair-side manner prioritises comfort and open communication to ensure all patients leave with a thorough understanding of their individualised oral healthcare plan.

Kevin strongly believes that long lasting dental health goes beyond treating the teeth – it is about caring for the person behind the smile.

Outside of dentistry, Kevin finds joy in spending quality time with loved ones, travelling and learning about different cultures.

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Have Some Questions?

Do you offer Invisalign?

Considered the next generation of orthodontic correction, we’re proud to offer patients the state-of-the-art Invisalign treatment. Not sure if it’s the best choice for you? Book your free new patient orthodontic consultation today!

How important are routine cleanings?

Extremely important. Routine visits keep your teeth looking great, but also assist in early detection of serious complications, such as tooth decay or even oral cancer.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We currently accept the following payment methods: cash, credit card and government vouchers, such as CBDS, DVA and TAC.

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