About us

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Dr Nachiket Jagirdar B.D.Sc

Dr Nachiket Jagirdar grew up in Mumbai, India and qualified as a dentist from Bharati Vidyapeeth University in 2008. Since then he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in general dentistry and completed a Mini Residency in Prosthodontics in 2014. Dr Nach is committed to helping his patients improve and maintain their oral health. As a self-confessed perfectionist, Dr Nach enjoys the intricacies and creativity required in dentistry.

Dr Nach has lived on Bribie Island since 2013 and would love to be considered a local someday. He finds the people very friendly and enjoys being part of the local community. An avid follower of cricket, Dr Nach also likes a round of golf.

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Dr Sean Keren B.D.Sc(MELB)

Dr Sean Keren graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000. He began his professional career in both the private and the public sector, working with special needs patients and the underprivileged.

In 2007 he relocated to Bribie Island with his young family where he joined a small, single dentist practice. In 2008 Dr Keren became the principle dentist at Bongaree Dental which he expanded and rebuilt with state of the art equipment. Today he has two other associate dentists and a hygienist working closely with him providing all aspects of dentistry to the community. His passion for providing the highest standards of patient care is recognized by the fact that his patients travel from South Brisbane and far North Queensland for their dental treatment.

Dr Keren’s interests lie in Advanced Surgical procedures such as dental implants, bone grafting and the removal of impacted wisdom teeth. He is committed to ongoing dental education and is passionately involved in regular surgical training.

Dr Keren is a member of the ADA, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).

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Dr Renee Brennan BOH (DSc) GDipDent

Dr Renee Brennan grew up in Brisbane and qualified as a dentist from Griffith University in 2014. Dr Brennan is particularly interested in preventative dentistry and loves being able to educate and empower people so they can take control of their oral health.

She attends many continuing education courses to ensure patients always receive the most up-to-date care. Dr Brennan has a background in nursing and has a very gentle approach to dentistry, and she loves chatting and getting know her patients. Renee enjoys living in the local community and spends her free time on sports and keeping fit or can be found trying out new recipes.

About us
Our practice

Bongaree Dental was founded in 2000 and has been serving the local community ever since.

During this time it has been extensively renovated and improved so patients may benefit from a comprehensive range of dental treatments conveniently located under one roof.

We are extremely proud of our well-equipped and maintained practice and of our dental team’s ability to provide the highest levels of care to our patients. We are all committed to on-going training as we want every patient to benefit from the very latest techniques.

Our Philosophy

When you visit Bongaree Dental, you will find we do everything possible to meet and hopefully exceed your expectations of dental care. We treat every patient as an individual and will ensure you feel completely confident in all aspects of your treatment.

We have a strong culture of teamwork and every staff member collaborates closely to create a safe clinical environment. Our team philosophy is centred on the respect we have for each other, both professionally and as individuals. This enables us to create a supportive, honest and compassionate atmosphere.

Our dental team are all highly motivated and extremely positive. Above all, we chose our professions because we care about our patients and like nothing more than being able to help. Whether you require a simple check-up or complex full mouth rehabilitation, we will ensure the process is smooth and well-planned, enabling you to sit back and relax as much as possible.

We have a strong culture of teamwork and every staff member collaborates closely to create a safe clinical environment. Our team philosophy is centred on the respect we have for each other, both professionally and as individuals. This enables us to create a supportive, honest and compassionate atmosphere.

Our dental team are all highly motivated and extremely positive. Above all, we chose our professions because we care about our patients and like nothing more than being able to help. Whether you require a simple check-up or complex full mouth rehabilitation, we will ensure the process is smooth and well-planned, enabling you to sit back and relax as much as possible.

Our dentists
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Dr Nachiket Jagirdar B.D.Sc

Dr Nachiket Jagirdar grew up in Mumbai, India and qualified as a dentist from Bharati Vidyapeeth University in 2008. Since then he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in general dentistry and completed a Mini Residency in Prosthodontics in 2014. Dr Nach is committed to helping his patients improve and maintain their oral health. As a self-confessed perfectionist, Dr Nach enjoys the intricacies and creativity required in dentistry.

Dr Nach has lived on Bribie Island since 2013 and would love to be considered… Read more

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Dr Sean Keren B.D.Sc (Melb.)

Dr Sean Keren graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000. He began his professional career in both the private and the public sector, working with special needs patients and the underprivileged.

In 2007 he relocated to Bribie Island with his young family where he joined a small, single dentist practice. In 2008 Dr Keren became the principle dentist at Bongaree Dental which he expanded and rebuilt with state of the art equipment. Today he has two other associate dentists and a hygienist working closely with him providing all aspects… Read more

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Dr Renee Brennan BOH (DSc) GDipDent

Dr Renee Brennan grew up in Brisbane and qualified as a dentist from Griffith University in 2014. Dr Brennan is particularly interested in preventative dentistry and loves being able to educate and empower people so they can take control of their oral health. She attends many continuing education courses to ensure patients always receive the most up-to-date care.

Dr Brennan has a background in nursing and has a very gentle approach to dentistry, and she loves chatting and getting know… Read more

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Dr Nachiket Jagirdar B.D.Sc

Dr Nachiket Jagirdar grew up in Mumbai, India and qualified as a dentist from Bharati Vidyapeeth University in 2008. Since then he has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in general dentistry and completed a Mini Residency in Prosthodontics in 2014. Dr Nach is committed to helping his patients improve and maintain their oral health. As a self-confessed perfectionist, Dr Nach enjoys the intricacies and creativity required in dentistry.

Dr Nach has lived on Bribie Island since 2013 and would love to be considered a local someday. He finds the people very friendly and enjoys being part of the local community. An avid follower of cricket, Dr Nach also likes a round of golf.

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Dr Sean Keren B.D.Sc (Melb.)

Dr Sean Keren graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2000. He began his professional career in both the private and the public sector, working with special needs patients and the underprivileged.

In 2007 he relocated to Bribie Island with his young family where he joined a small, single dentist practice. In 2008 Dr Keren became the principle dentist at Bongaree Dental which he expanded and rebuilt with state of the art equipment. Today he has two other associate dentists and a hygienist working closely with him providing all aspects of dentistry to the community. His passion for providing the highest standards of patient care is recognized by the fact that his patients travel from South Brisbane and far North Queensland for their dental treatment.

Dr Keren’s interests lie in Advanced Surgical procedures such as dental implants, bone grafting and the removal of impacted wisdom teeth. He is committed to ongoing dental education and is passionately involved in regular surgical training.

Dr Keren is a member of the ADA, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID) and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).

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Dr Renee Brennan B.D.Sc

Dr Renee Brennan grew up in Brisbane and qualified as a dentist from Griffith University in 2014. Dr Brennan is particularly interested in preventative dentistry and loves being able to educate and empower people so they can take control of their oral health. She attends many continuing education courses to ensure patients always receive the most up-to-date care. Dr Brennan has a background in nursing and has a very gentle approach to dentistry, and she loves chatting and getting know her patients. Renee enjoys living in the local community and spends her free time on sports and keeping fit or can be found trying out new recipes.

Our team
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Michelle Watson

Michelle Watson grew up in Cowra, NSW and has a Diploma in Practice Management. She is our Practice Manager and Patient Co-ordinator. Michelle can help if you have any queries about appointments or treatments and you will quickly realise she is passionate about helping patients feel confident in their smile. Michelle helps organise a number of fundraising days that are held annually at Bongaree Dental, particularly as the practice is the main sponsor for Banksia Beach State School Fete. Michelle has lived in Bribie Island since 2004 and loves spending her spare time with her family or pursuing her hobbies which include kayaking, painting, music, books and travel.

Melinda Martin

Melinda Martin grew up in Toowoomba in Queensland and has lived locally since 2005. Melinda is our Administration Manager and Infection Control Manager. She makes sure the quality of our services and care is second to none and attends many courses to ensure her knowledge is bang up-to-date. Outside of dentistry, Melinda enjoys spending time with family and friends and she volunteers at music festivals.

Kelly Cutts

Kelly Cutts grew up in Glasshouse Mountains, QLD but has lived locally since 2003. She qualified as a certified surgical dental assistant in 2007 and completed a Diploma of Management in 2014. Kelly has a passion for oral surgery and has spent the last few years assisting Dr Sean Keren, our implant dentist. She finds dentistry very rewarding, particularly when a patient is able to smile with confidence once more. Away from dentistry, Kelly loves to travel and enjoys spending time in the great outdoors. Every year she completes charity bike rides and supports charities that help children undergoing cancer treatment and charities that support MS research and Cancer research.

Bongaree Dental’s Patient Rights Policy

Bongaree Dental aims to provide appropriate dental services in a safe, secure and supportive environment.
Please read Bongaree Dental’s Charter of Patient Rights here

Our technology

At Bongaree Dental, we feel it is very important to invest in the latest technologies for the comfort and well-being of our patients. Our state-of-the-art equipment enables us to diagnose and plan even the most complex treatments under one roof. Whether you require a simple filling or full mouth rehabilitation, there is no need to worry about travelling to other locations for diagnostic tests. Our technology includes:

  • Intra-oral camera
  • Digital x-rays
  • OPG x-rays
  • CT Scanner /Cone Beam scanner

All our x-rays are digital, enabling the images to be viewed immediately by our dental team. We can quickly take an image which may range from a single tooth to a panoramic view of your mouth. If you intend to have dental implants, we have an on-site CT scanner which is used to accurately plan implant and reconstructive surgeries and is very useful in diagnosing additional dental problems such as impacted teeth and jaw joint disorders.