Dr Nick Wilding
Principal Dentist

Nick grew up on the Central Coast where he studied at Central Coast Grammar School. He attended the University of Sydney, completing a Bachelor of Medical Science followed by a Bachelor of Dentistry.

Nick enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in dental implants. Nick has completed a one and half year Graduate Diploma in dental implants in which he received the executive deans award for excellence.

Through genuine empathy and a gentle manner, Nick strives to make your dental experience relaxed and comfortable.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys getting out in the water for a surf and is a big sports fan. He is especially passionate about his footy and cricket. Nick’s other loves are his wife Shelley who is a local teacher, daughter Sophia, son William and his 2 dogs.

Nick Wilding

Dr Tom Hall
Principal Dentist

Tom is a fourth generation dentist and is passionate about his profession. Tom graduated in Medical Science at Sydney University before starting the Post Graduate Dental program at the same university, completing his degree in 2009.

Tom realises the importance of further education and regularly attend seminars locally and overseas to stay up to date with the latest advances in dental science and technology. Tom’s special interests in dentistry include implantology, crown and bridge work and oral surgery along with all aspects of general dentistry.

Apart from Tom’s passion for dentistry he is a keen ocean ski paddler and loves the opportunity to drop in on Nick in the surf whenever possible.

The loves of Tom’s life are his wife Gemma, daughter Eliane, son Finn and his dog Boris.

Tom Hall

Ashlyn Woolsey

Ashlyn grew up in Seattle, USA where she completed her bachelors degree in dental hygiene, graduating in 2017. Ashlyn has a passion for oral health and how it ties in with the rest of the body, hence why she loves her job!

She also loves to travel, which brought her here to Australia from Seattle- along with her Australian fiancé.

The other hobbies Ash finds happiness in are skiing in the winter time and going out on her foamie and kayak in the summer. She loves her sports and has found a love for Australian footy and cricket, although her one team she will always be loyal to is the Seattle Seahawks!

Ashlyn Woolsey

Paris Downie
Oral Health Therapist

Paris grew up on the Central Coast and is a graduate of the University of Newcastle Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy (BOHT).

As an Oral Therapist, Paris is a dual qualified dental clinician in both dental hygiene and dental therapy. Oral health therapists provide a wide range of dental care including examinations, X-rays, routine dental work, fillings for all ages, and extractions of children’s teeth. OHTs are also able to maintain and stabilise gum disease through diagnosis and gentle cleaning.

Paris is most passionate about providing quality dentistry through education and prevention as well as working with children to foster a positive attitude towards dental visits and their oral health.

When Paris is not at work you will find her spending time at the beach with her pugs Luna and Frank, camping trips, or exploring new places to eat and have a laugh with friends.

Paris Downie

Jo Walsh
Practice Manger

Jo has nearly 40 years’ experience in the dental industry, covering all areas from dental assisting through to reception. Even spending 4 years working for the Australian Defence force.

Jo’s true passion is for the patients, to listen, care and make their appointment as pleasant as possible.

The team that Jo has crafted at Terrigal Beach Dental is her one of her proudest accomplishments.

When not at work, Jo spends her spare time, in the ocean, out walking with her husband, but mostly with her granddaughters.

Jo Walsh

If you are looking for a dentist on the Central Coast that are locals then come and see one of our team!