Meet the Team
Dr Ramnish Verma
Dr. Ramnish Verma grew up on Brisbane’s south side and later attended Ipswich Grammar School. Upon graduation he accepted an offer to study dentistry as a member of the foundation cohort at Griffith University, where he graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Graduate Diploma in Dentistry.
Following completion of his tertiary studies, Ramnish accepted a position at a private practice in Ipswich, where he covered a wide range of dental treatments. During his time, Ramnish realised his desire to start his own practice, becoming the principal Rochedale Dentist. This ambition lead to the creation of Rochedale Smiles Dental Surgery where his primary aim is to provide a family friendly and personalised dental service to all patients.
Outside of dentistry, Ramnish enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling, and working on his golf swing!
Dr Ann Hartshorn
Dr Ann Hartshorn holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, a Master’s of Science in Clinical Physiology, a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry, all from Griffith University. She has enjoyed practicing dentistry since her graduation in 2008. Ann is a member of the Australian Dental Association and has been a member of the Australian Prosthodontic Society, the Australian Society of Endodontology and the Cadmus Society. She spends some of her spare time attending continuing professional development courses.
Ann is motivated to help people attain an optimum level of oral health over their lifetime. She tailors individual oral health and restorative plans to allow clients to achieve this. Oral surgery, restorative dentistry and paediatric dentistry are Ann’s main areas of interest. Ann enjoys tennis, gardening, playing Hide and seek with her son and attending to her canine family.
Dr Omel Qallandar
Dr Omel Qallandar graduated with Master of Dentistry from Griffith University, where she was awarded the prize for academic excellence each year of her studies. Prior to this Omel had finished 4 years of study in Dental Technology with Honours (Class 1), awarded with numerous scholarships along the way from organizations such as the Royal Collage of Pathologist Australasia. She has since extensively been involved in cutting-edge research, which has placed her in both National and International platforms to present her research in Oral Cancer.
As a clinician, Omel is known for her gentle and friendly nature whilst maintaining a through and meticulous approach to her clients’ oral health needs. Being a perfectionist at heart, she is dedicated to maintaining and developing her skills in every aspect of dentistry by regularly attending seminars and courses. She enjoys all areas of dentistry, with a particular interest in preventative and cosmetic dentistry.
In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, yoga, rocking climbing and spending time with family and friends.