Yarra Junction Dental Surgery


Dr Stewart Gin B.D.Sc (Melb)

Stewart completed his Bachelor of Dental Science at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne in 1990, after first completing two years of a Science degree. After completing his studies Stewart worked for almost 3 years in Kerang then moved on to locuming in Kyabram for 9 months and during this time he purchased the Yarra Junction Dental surgery in December of 1993 where he has been ever since.

Stewart covers all facets of general dentistry including Restorative, Extractions/Surgical, Prosthetic, Crown & Bridge and Endodontics.

Outside of work Stewart loves spending time with his wife and 4 children and new addition to the family his dog Cerberus.

Stewarts Hobbies include chess, table tennis and making models.

Associate Dentists

Dr Nirosha Rajapakse B.D.S. (Adelaide)

General Dentist

Nirosha completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Adelaide. She is passionate about providing the best quality care to her patients and always strives to make the experience as comfortable as possible.

Nirosha is dedicated to advancing and updating her skills and knowledge and therefore regularly undertakes continuing education courses. She is currently completing a two year program to become a member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in general dentistry.

Nirosha is experienced in Restorations, Endodontics, Crowns, Extractions, Prosthetics and Oral hygiene.

When she is not taking care of patients, Nirosha enjoys keeping active with hiking and snow sports and also likes to embrace her creative side with drawing, pottery and cake decorating.

Dr Shehani Emmanuel B.D.S.(SL), ADC

General Dentist

Shehani completed her Bachelor of Dental Science in Sri Lanka in 2014 where she voluntarily worked in the war-torn areas of the country for 3 years. This experience has taught her to treat her patients gently and be empathetic to their circumstances and needs outside of dental health. 

She moved to Melbourne in 2018 where she underwent clinical training at Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne and passed her Australian Dental Council exams in 2019. Since then she has worked at Central Gippsland Health and Yarra Junction. Shehani enjoys working in all aspects of dentistry and has a particular interest in preventative care and family dentistry. She delights in spending time with patients to promote oral health and provide personalised dental care to ensure the best long term health outcomes. She has a gentle chair-side manner and endless patience, which helps patients to feel at ease.

Outside of work, she enjoys going on road trips with her family and also loves photography.  She is currently attempting to learn the guitar.