We are committed to producing professional, ethical and caring treatment in a relaxed, supportive environment through open communication and educational for all.
Dr Johan Kriek has owned Dental 206 since 2010 and prides himself on providing a family focused practice for the North Queensland community.
Principal Dentist & Director
Johan and his family moved to Townsville in 2004. Johan graduated from the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 1986. After graduating Johan served 4 years in the South African Defence Force before obtaining his Master's Degree in Dental Sciences and Oral Surgey. Johan commenced private practice in 1991 with an emphasis on restorative and aesthetic dentist, and root canal treatments.
Since moving to Australia, Johan has become qualified in the use of soft tissue laser, all aspects of dental facial aesthetics including cosmetic facial injectables, facial mapping and digital smile design.
Kerrie joined our team in May 2016. She brings with her an extensive business management and financial background. Kerrie enjoys all aspects of her role and the challenges of being the Dental 206 Practice manager. She is a dedicated team member who loves working with her staff members to achieve the best outcomes possible for our patients and practice. In her spare time, you will find Kerrie at the gym, playing netball and spending quality time with her family.
Dr Pri is originally from Mackay. She graduated from James Cook University in Cairns.
She has a wide range of experience working in various locations such as Cairns, Hobart, Charters Towers, Hughenden, Richmond and Townsville.
Dr Pri has a gentle and caring chairside manner and enjoys all aspects of dentistry with particular interest in preventative dentistry.
She is excited to meet all our lovely patients here at Dental 206!
Nam joined the Dental 206 team in 2017. Nam graduated from the University of Sydney with his Bachelor of Dental Science in 2004 and has been a Townsville local since 2007.
Nam prides himself on delivery his patients quality dental treatments with a gentle, personal approach. Outside of work Nam keeps busy by chasing after his three young children. When time permits, he will be out fishing or chasing the golf ball.
Dr Jie Zhang
Dr Jie lived in Brisbane for 8 years before relocating to Townsville with his family in 2018. He studied his Dental education at Griffith University.
Dr. Jie enjoys every aspect of general dentistry and takes pride in providing high quality care.
He has a particular interest in oral disease prevention and early interception rather than later intensive treatment.
Besides dentistry, Jie likes hiking in the mountains. If he is not out in the bush, he will be taking his son to swimming and dancing classes.
Marian Elliman has been working as a Dental Hygienist at Dental 206 since 2001. She initially trained as a School Dental Therapist in the 1970’s and graduated as a Hygienist in 1991. Her Dental Therapy training was done in Townsville and her Hygienist course in Adelaide.
She enjoys encouraging people to pursue career training and professional development and has worked as a trainer-assessor for dental assistants.
Our tooth whitening products and services are a great way to achieve the desired tooth shade of your teeth. We offer custom-fitted take home kits by Zoom! Whitening or pre-formed take home kits by Opalescence Go! to make the process easy.
Are you self-conscious of the minor misalignment of your teeth or your bite? Do you avoid smiling in public or worse try to hide your teeth when you talk or smile because of this misalignment? If this is you, Dental 206 has the solution!
Root canal treatment, also called endodontic treatment, is a procedure carried out when a tooth has been decayed or has a deep filling extending so far that simply replacing the filling would cause the nerve of the tooth to become inflamed and die.