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Problem solver with high energy, motivation, drive, enthusiasm, can-do attitude, kind, passionate, and an experienced Dentist and successful past practice owner. Providing practical, down to earth guidance on the day to day running of a
successful and happy dental practice

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Increasing work flow effectiveness and productivity with Excel financial modelling, Excel Macros or VBA, Excel Dashboards, Power Query and more for all your reporting needs and other functions such as rostering, payroll, stock management and more.

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We also draw from an experienced panel of other experienced dental team members such as Dental Receptionists, Dental Practice Managers, Oral Health Therapists, other Dentists whose expertise we draw from depending on what problem we are trying to solve for our clients. 

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Dentist, Trainer, Coach, Problem solver

My career in Dentistry in a nutshell since 1986 …

BDS (India, 1986), MDS (NZ, 1988), PhD (NZ, 1993)

ADC (1998), Cert IV TAE (Training and Assessment)

POS Grad Certificate in Orthodontics

AHPRA Dual registered (General and Paediatric Dentist)


Worked as a Dentist since 1986 in mostly Private but also Public settings.  Worked in India, New Zealand, Japan, USA, Singapore, and Australia. Published over 30 papers and presented internationally and nationally

All aspects of dental diagnosis (PhD in early diagnosis of caries), treatment planning and presentations, patient communications, patient management, consent, clinical note writing etc.  Practiced all aspects of general dentistry, surgical extractions, crown and bridge work, dentures, mini-implants, removable and fixed orthodontics, paediatric dentistry and sleep disordered breathing

Appointed Head of Quality in Dentistry at NDC in Singapore for 2 years:  responsible for implementing, measuring and monitoring Key Performance Indicators such as patient numbers, production, waiting lists, safety in care, dental software reporting, staff & patient surveys and more

Very skilled in managing patients (adults and children) with extreme levels of fears and phobias with or without sedation including GA and NLP and CBT techniques

Clinical Supervisor in undergraduate patient clinics at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia. Research supervisor to master’s students at Griffith University. Mentorship programme at Griffith University

Voluntary aid work activities annually – set up a charitable 2 chair dental clinic for special needs children as well all the villagers in a village in Katwa, WB, Inda.  Visits annually

All aspects of Buying, Owning, Managing and Selling a practice including staff management. Sold the practice in 2016 and worked out contract period until 2017

Locum Dental positions across Australia since 2018

Founder and Director of Just Excel Dental Training since 2018

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Excel Spreadsheet Analyst & Financial Modeller

My career in the corporate world since 1980 …

Bachelor of Business degree

Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment

Co-owner and Business Manager for Toothwise

Financial Analyst, Credit Risk Manager


I hold a degree in Business BBus(Acctg) QUT and GradDipAppFin (SIA). I started off life as an accountant and progressed to finance, contract and credit management roles in large resource companies like Comalco, BHP & Anglo American which has given me a wealth of broad business experience.

I also part owned and worked in the dental practice with Nupur for over 10 years, employing staff, doing payrolls, BAS Returns etc., so I also understand the needs and business systems and processes engaged in the running of a dental practice.


Common Business problems an Excel Consultant can help your dental practice with:

• Identify KPIs & Create interactive dashboards that visualise them easily

• Create an interactive business model  to visualise your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats

• Develop quick & easy ways to create key management reports

• Analyse & make clear sense of data using interactive features that slice & dice data

• Forecast cash flow or profit or patient numbers

• Automate repetitive & time consulting, costly manual data entry




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