Our Team


Dr. Smitha Gaikwad

Dr.Smitha is the Principal Dentist at Team Dental Bayside. She has practiced Dentistry for over 14 years across Australia, New Zealand and India. She is up to date with the latest dental technology and techniques. Her particular interests are in white fillings, crowns, veneers, implants, tooth whitening and orthodontics, that includes traditional and invisible braces.

Dr.Smitha is a member of Australian Dental Council and New Zealand Dental Association. She is of the firm belief that choosing a dentist is one of the most important decisions one can make. She is very happy to take the time to go over all of your options/costs and treat you as a person, not just as a patient!!

Smitha is available at Team Dental Bayside on Thursdays for consultations on Cosmetic and General Dental services.


Dr. Linda Do

Linda Do graduated with a Bachelor and Masters of Dentistry. Her experience around rural Victoria such as Mildura, Wodonga and Bendigo has allowed her to work with patients of complex medical health issues and help them achieve the best possible treatment outcomes while maintaining their oral health and giving them a confident smile. She was born and raised in Melbourne, went to school in Mentone and is really happy to be back home! 

 With her easy-going and caring nature, she finds fostering positive patient attitude towards oral care most rewarding. Dr. Linda enjoys working with both adults and children in all aspects of general dentistry, with particular interests in extractions/minor oral surgery, crown and bridge work & cosmetic and restorative dentistry. 

Outside of work she enjoys playing sports, spending time with family and friends and is a vivid lover of the performing arts.

Dr.Luiza Pasqual

Luiza graduated as a Dental Surgeon in 2006. She has been working in Australia since 2010, in public, specialist and private practices on the Gold Coast and in Melbourne. Luiza has a special interest in treating periodontal (gum) problems. She also loves working with children and general dentistry.

Luiza has good experience in dealing with patients that are anxious regarding dental treatment. She is ongoing continuing education in orthodontics to expand her skills. Luiza currently works part time at Southland Dental and spends the rest of her time having fun with her little one.


Support Staff

Irene Torres

Irene is our receptionist. She holds a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and had worked for almost 18 years with Practicing Lawyers in a private law firm in the Philippines. Here in Australia, She has been working as a Receptionist/Admin in the Dental sector for more than two years. She has been with Southland Dental since its inception and has comprehensive knowledge in all admin matters pertaining to the dental business.

She is currently also planning to undertake Reception & Terminology as well as Medical Computing courses to enhance her skills and knowledge in this sector


Ana has recently joined our practice working at the reception. She migrated Australia from the US and has formal qualification in psychology. Ana has also been a RJ for a radio station overseas. She hopes to gain valuable experience for her future career in the health sciences sector, which she hopes to take it to the US when she gets back.


Info coming Soon......