Meet the Team

Our staff at Skye Dental aim to be an integral part of your local community. We focus on providing friendly, professional and comprehensive care to each individual. Experience a new level of personalized service and attention at Skye Dental. Relax in our patient lounge before our experienced practitioners provide you with the latest treatment and support. Feel free at any time to discuss your treatment before or after a procedure, just give us a call or drop in!

Dr Jena Ward BSc. BOralH (Dent. Sci.) GDipDent (Hons.) - Principal Dentist

Dr. Jena Ward is the principal dentist and owner of Skye Dental. She graduated dentistry with first class honours from Griffith University. She won the award for Clinical Excellence in Endodontics following her extensive research into root canal therapy. Previously she graduated with a BSc majoring in Biomedicine from Auckland University. After graduating she worked rurally, focusing on Neuromuscular, Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Implant Dentistry before opening Skye Dental.

Jena keeps up to date with numerous conferences, and utilizes the latest technology, including 3D CAD/CAM. Her special interests include Invisalign (an almost invisible option to straighten teeth), root canal therapy, and cosmetic dentistry, including Implants. She works with a lot of phobic patients, and offers Twilight Sedation.

Originally from Brisbane, raised in Hong Kong Jena has lived in eight different countries and relates easily to all patients. Her patients travel to see her, from interstate and even overseas.  Jena enjoys spending time with her family, sailing and volunteering her dental services overseas in third world countries.

Dr. Elliot Simpson - Associate Dentist

Dr. Elliot Simpson grew up and graduated in Scotland at the University of Dundee before moving to Australia in 2012, which he now considered home.  After spending the first 3 years in Darwin, he moved to the Redlands and has been serving the local community since 2015.

Dr. Elliot has a keen interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, including dental implants and believes in comprehensive care that will last.  He continues to dedicate hundreds of hours towards continuing education to stay – up – to date with the latest technologies and techniques required to help people rediscover beautiful, natural looking smiles. He has a gentle touch, and his patients like the way he puts them at ease.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Elliot loves to stay active and discover new places, especially on 2 wheels!

Dr. Rod O'Sullivan - Associate Dentist

Dr. Rod O’Sullivan is a general dentist, who graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry from The University of Queensland in 1977. He has over 40 years experience and is a very loved dentist in the Redlands. Skye Dental is very excited to have his wide range of expertise. He frequently enjoys attending continuing education professional development and loves keeping up to date with the latest procedures in the ever evolving dentistry world.

Dr. Rod O’Sullivan remains up to date with the latest developments in orthodontics, implants, anti snoring appliances as well as facial cosmetic enhancement. Dr. Rod O’Sullivan also offers the latest in orthodontic treatment including Invisalign. Dr Rod O’Sullivan is also skilled in cosmetic dentistry and can rejuvenate your smile with treatments including teeth whitening, veneers, implants and crowns.

He offers treatments such as fillers and anti wrinkle injections as well as skin rejuvenation procedures. Dr Rod O’Sullivan feels there is more to a beautiful smile than just straight teeth. He believes that patients are not to be judged about their oral health and are to be provided with all options to achieve their treatment goals. With his gentle approach, and caring nature Skye Dental is delighted to have him join the team, after being a part of the Redland community for 25 years. He will be taking on new patients in November 2019.

Dr Sharon Telford

Sharon joined the team at Skye Dental in 2021. Sharon has 30 years of experience in the dental industry practicing in the UK and Australia. She loves seeing her patients’ confidence improve by transforming their smile

Sharon grew up in Stoke-on-Trent in north west England. After completing her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Leeds in 1991, After three years working in general dental practices in the UK, Sharon took time out to travel the world, before falling in love with Australia. Practicing initially in rural Victoria, Sharon moved to Rockhampton where she spent the next 19 years practicing dentistry and raising a family.

Sharon is passionate about providing the best possible, and most appropriate, treatment for her patients. She is particularly interested in cosmetic dentistry, implants & discreet orthodontic technology including clear aligners and clear braces.

Sharon keeps up to date with regular ongoing education, and enjoys embracing the latest digital technology.

Outside of work, Sharon enjoys spending time with her children (human & fur babies), bonsai, staying fit & reading.