About Us



At Sandgate Bayside, our experienced and friendly dentist team is focused and passionate about providing the highest standard of dental care with quality treatments to suit your desired outcomes. Each one of our team members is professional, friendly and committed to excellence. We strive to provide a personalized service tailored to each and every individual.

Dr Vikram (Vik) Bansal Sandgate Bayside Dental
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Principal Dentist

Vik graduated in 2005. He operated his own dental practice before moving with his wife and daughter to Australia in 2013. While in Townsville, he worked in a private dental practice and also supervised/trained dental students in James Cook University. From there, he moved to Brisbane and worked for few years in Redcliffe (QLD) before finally started working in Sandgate (QLD).

Vik is committed to providing the highest quality of care to all of his patients and strongly believes in ensuring that all treatment options and procedures are clearly understood by you before beginning. He has a friendly, caring and patient personality, taking his time to listen attentively to your needs and to ensure your dental visit is a pleasant experience. What a filling!”

Favourite Aspects: Vik believes in preventative dentistry, and supports the idea that ‘prevention is always better than the cure’. He believes that removing the cause of any dental problems early results in longer-term results, less treatment, and fewer fees! What a flossophy…

Dr Nishant Kajaria Sandgate Bayside Dental
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Senior Dental Surgeon

Nickname: Nish

Dr. Kajaria graduated from James Cook University in Cairns, Queensland and has worked in Brisbane since 2017. He loves dentistry for its balanced blend of art and science. Though he practises all aspects of dentistry, he has particular interest in cosmetics, minor surgeries and implantology. His conservative approach to treatment planning is reflected when he engages patients and empowers them into making informed decisions for best possible outcomes. His motto is “creating smiles one tooth at a time”.

Outside of clinic, Nish can be found on hiking trails, exploring culture and art around Brisbane or taking random classes, whether be pottery, painting, or playing a musical instrument.

Shelly Bansal Dentist Sandgate Bayside Dental
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Shelly Bansal

Senior Dental Surgeon

Dr Shelly graduated in the year 2005. She has practiced dentistry in a few private practices. She loves all aspects of dentistry. She has two adorable kids who keep her busy outside her professional life.

Rena Delly Dental Hygienist Sandgate Bayside Dental
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Oral Health Therapist / Dental Hygienist

With degrees in Oral Health and Psychology from the University of Queensland, Rena is committed to providing high quality, gentle care, whilst maintaining a relaxed, positive attitude. She loves to have a laugh and is great at creating rapport with children and adults alike.

Whilst undertaking her degree in Hygiene and Therapy, Rena achieved the Oral Health Prize for Overall Excellence, as well as numerous commendations for high achievement [in both Oral Health and Psychology] and has published two papers in the industry.

She loves spending time with her family which mostly consists of chasing her small daughter around and around…

Monica Kinross Sandgate Bayside Dental


Dental Receptionist / Dental Assistant

Monica lives in the local area, is married and has 3 daughters.

She began dental assisting after completing Year 12 at school. After many years in the dental industry, she took few years off to raise her daughters. She has been back working for 8 years now renewing her passion and loves coming to work at Sandgate Bayside Dental.

Sandgate Bayside Dental are a great team to be a part of with the common focus of welcoming patients in to the Practice, making them feel
comfortable and providing the most suitable treatment for each patient and their needs.

She loves connecting with patients and trying to make their visit to the dentist the best it can be.

In her spare time, she likes to bake, go for walks along the sea front and spend time with family and friends playing cards or having a games night!

Amie-Lee Smith Sandgate Bayside Dental


Dental Receptionist

Amie has been in the dental industry for over 10 years and has experience in both dental assisting and reception. She has a passion for helping others and has also completed her Cert III in Dental Assisting. She has recently moved from New South Wales, and she calls Brisbane her home now.

Rachael Sorraghan Sandgate Bayside Dental


Dental Receptionist/Assistant

Rachael has worked and been in all the different roles of a dental practice, senior dental assistant, back office manager and receptionist at Sandgate bayside dental for 13 years. She received her certificate III in dental assisting in 2012 from the Australian dental association. Rachael now works part time with us since moving to the Gold Coast, but grew up in our beautiful Sandgate. She has always been passionate about dentistry and loves making all patients feel welcome and relaxed with her warm and approachable energy. Patients have always commented on her bubbly and outgoing personality which they love. She has great knowledge of dentistry and how a practice runs in general.

In her spare time she enjoys fishing, trying different restaurants, motorsport & building race cars, spending time with her friends, her partner Josh, step son and her dad. To Rachael, Sandgate Bayside Dental will always be home.

Taylor Stephenson Sandgate Bayside Dental


Dental Assistant

Taylor joined the practice in July 2020 after completing a certificate III in Dental Assisting. Since working at Sandgate Bayside Dental Taylor has gained valuable knowledge and experience in dental assisting. She really enjoys being part of the team.

Taylor loves photography, arts and crafts projects, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Laura Harding Sandgate Bayside Dental


Dental Assistant

Laura started at our practice in March 2021. Laura has always loved helping people and finds dental assisting very rewarding. She prides herself on making patients feel comfortable and welcome. In her spare time, she will most likely be found at a plant nursery or looking after all the plants that she has at home.

Thayla Crane Dental Assistant Sandgate Bayside Dental

Thayla Crane

Dental Assistant

Thayla joined Sandgate Bayside Dental in October 2021. Thayla is very passionate about dentistry and is very helpful. She loves the staff and the patients that walk through the doors. In her spare time she likes to dance, hang out with her family and friends, and play with her new puppy Pickles.

About Us

For over 25 years, our practice has been caring for people from Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Brighton, Deagon, Bracken Ridge, Boondall, Taigum, Woody Point, Clontarf, Margate, Redcliffe and other surrounding areas.

Our main priority is to provide affordable, gentle and quality dental care to the Sandgate and surrounding communities.

Contact Us

(07) 3269 2443

74 Loudon St, Sandgate
QLD 4017