Since February 2011, the name Tamar Dental was proudly introduced and the practice still continues to be a prominent feature as the Tamar River is a feature of our area.
We are proud to currently possess dentists and staff that are experienced, yet youthful. This energy adds to our friendly and vibrant atmosphere.
Tamar Dental offers the latest options available in dentistry, this reflective from our modernized environment and the utilization of the latest dental equipment and state-of-the art-materials to ensure a pleasant dental experience.
Our Office space offers a unique feel, where Lovely Tamar Valley Tasmania, meets Africa.
At Tamar Dental, we pride ourselves on providing personalised customer service at the highest level. Throughout your Tamar Dental experience, our team of dental experts will strive to provide you nothing but the best dental care.
We are a team of dedicated, helpful and friendly dental care experts.
Meet Our Team
Dr Chris Jacobs
Be warned, Dentists love long resumes. Chris does believe the above mentioned staff thinks his OK, but we all know that will never be the case!
Chris is a true baldy, and proud of it. They say that very little grows on a busy pathway!
All of that set aside, here follows his resume:
Chris has been Practicing Dentistry in Launceston since 2007.
Worked in Oral Health services of Tasmania Launceston for 2 years prior to working in private practise in Launy since 2009.
Qualified at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town South Africa 2002 - now you have an idea why he loves African wildlife.
Post Graduate Studies: Special interest in dento - alveolar surgery and Dental Implantology (1 year mentorship and experience assisting numerous Maxillofacial surgeons at Wynberg Military hospital Cape Town).
- Qualified as a Dental Implantologist in 2005, placing and restoring dental implants ever since
- Successfully completed post graduate exams in head and neck Anatomy and Oral Biology
- Completed the Australian Dental Council Examination in 2009
- Accredited by Somnomed for Sleep Dental Medicine
- Member of International Team of Implantology
- Member of the Australian Dental association
Chris took over this longstanding practice from Dr David Galloway in 2011 and Tamar Dental was the result. He loves living in Tassie and the people and their spirit of Launceston and the surrounding areas.
He lives here with his wife and four young children. Having his own team of young children, he finds children consultations and kiddies dental something that comes natural to him.
Dr Ruthy Hernandez