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About Heyfield Family Dental

Heyfield Family Dental Care first opened its doors in October 2015 and has quickly developed a reputation for warm, welcoming, professional care. The centre provides dental services for people of all-ages throughout the Gippsland community, in particular, the residents of Heyfield, Maffra, Rosedale, Sale, Glenmaggie, Newry and Coongulla.

Dr Yana Stevens is the principal of Heyfield Family Dental Care and, together with her second ‘family’ – Dr Akansha Kumar (Dentist), Gemma Escreet (Practice Manager), Fiona Bronts (Dental Assistant), Kristie Feenstra (Dental Assistant / Receptionist), Jacinta Johnson (Dental Assistant / Receptionist) and Jacqueline Edwards (Trainee Dental Assistant / Receptionist) – look forward to serving you and your family.

The team at Heyfield Family Dental Care prides itself on providing gentle, compassionate, pain-free dental services and quality care in a modern, relaxed environment.

“I treat my patients as I would like to be treated myself, like they are my family, “ Dr Stevens says, adding that children need particularly gentle care.
“I see a lot of anxious kids who have had a bad experience with other dentists. We do whatever we can to create an environment that’s gentle, relaxed and fun.”

Dr Yana Stevens

Yana, the principal of Heyfield Family Dental Service, was born in Moscow and completed her dental degree in Baku, Azerbaijan. She moved to Australia in 2009 and undertook further studies at Melbourne University before taking up a position with the Central Gippsland Health Service (Sale Hospital).

Yana has a special interest in early intervention, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, surgical dentistry and paediatric care and, in addition to her Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration, is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA). Yana is committed to keeping abreast of industry standards and developments.

Yana lives in Heyfield with her husband Scott and their three young children.

Dr Akansha Kumar

Akansha grew up in Auckland, New Zealand before relocating to Victoria to pursue her dream career.

Akansha graduated in the top 15% at Latrobe university, in 2018.

Akansha is a confident, gentle, caring clinician, who has a special interest in paediatric care.

In her spare time, Akansha enjoys baking, Indian dancing and travelling. 

Gemma Escreet, Practice Manager

Fiona Bronts, Dental Assistant

Kristie Feenstra, Dental Assistant / Receptionist

Jacinta Johnson, Dental Assistant / Receptionist

Jacqueline Edwards, Trainee Dental Assistant / Receptionist

Heyfield Family Dental Service assures patient confidentiality and secure digital storage of all patient records. Should you require a copy of your personal information, please contact us.