Kenmore Family Dental
Tom Hogerheyde & Chris Plackner

Our Team at Kenmore Family Dental

The Kenmore Family Dental Team

At Kenmore Family Dental ensuring that our patients have the highest standard of dental care is our main focus. We look forward to serving the Kenmore, area and we strive to provide our patients with honesty, integrity, and compassion in their dental care.

We invite you to read our team biographies, listed below, so you can get to know us a bit before you come to our dental clinic.  Dr Chris Plackner looks forward to getting to know you and setting you on the path to a lifetime of good oral health. Our entire clinical and administrative team looks forward to seeing your smile.

Dr Chris Plackner

Dr Chris Plackner lives a few minutes away with his fiancee Julia. Originally from Red Deer, Canada, he drew his passion for dentistry from his dad who was also a dentist.

A people person, Chris gets a lot of joy from making a visit to the dentist an enjoyable experience for his patients. When he’s not at the practice, Chris enjoys taking the surfboards up to the Sunshine Coast.

He studied and trained at Griffith University – School of Dentistry and Oral Health, on the Gold Coast. Chris is now proud to serve his patients in Brisbane’s western suburbs.


Dental Assistant

Tahlia is born and raised in Brisbane. She prides herself in making sure that our patients are comfortable and cared for from the very first time they visit our practice. 

When shes not in the clinic, Tahlia enjoys spending her free time walking one of the many trails on Springbrook Mountain or at the beach on a warm day. 


Dental Assistant

Divya grew up in Singapore and has been in Brisbane for 12 years.  Currently, she is pursuing a Bachelor of Dental Science at UQ and is in her third year.

When she's not a uni, Divya enjoys playing piano, singing, and watching Netflix.  


Julia grew up in the Sunshine Coast and moved to Brisbane five years ago.  She loves the beach, pilates, and a good coffee.  When Julia's not at her day job, she enjoys coming into the practice to chat with patients and give Dr Chris and the rest of the staff a hand.  

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