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Dr Lea Ovaska

Dr Lea Ovaska


Dr Lea Ovaska graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science (Hons) from the University of Queensland in 1986. Lea considers herself a local as she started her first few months of primary school at Tully while her father was cutting sugar cane. Lea married her husband in Cairns, they have two children and love living in the tropics.

Lea provides comprehensive care including root canal treatment, implant restoration, one visit CEREC restorations along with routine dental restorations and cleans. Her goal is to bring her patients oral health to a maintenance only level.

Lea is assisting at the School of Dentistry at James Cook University as a clinical supervisor and is committed to continuing education, regularly attending Australian Dental Association conferences. Helping the community has been a strong focus for Lea and the practice. The Smithfield Dental “Tooth Faeries” have a long history with the Relay for Life and are committed to fundraising for a great cause.

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