30 Years of Experience
Come in and meet our friendly and experienced team, many of whom have been with us since our inception in 1982. With over 30 years’ experience, our staff are informed and knowledgeable about all areas of dental health and consistently participate in continued educational programs to ensure we stay abreast of the latest techniques and procedures.
A Dynamic, Friendly, and Knowledgable Team
With a belief in education we intend this website to be a resource to you and invite you to explore our website for further information on our services, patient experience, technology and some frequently asked questions.
The Dental Practice Bathurst is made up of a dynamic, friendly and knowledgeable team who assist our experienced dentists in providing the very best of dental care to our patients. Our staff are well trained in all areas of dentistry and are more than happy to discuss any of your dental needs and options.
The Dental Practice, Bathurst also has access to specialist dental services in oral surgery and prosthodontics via visiting specialist colleagues.
Dr Sanjay Hirekodi
(Dentist), BDS, FDSRCS, DGDP, MClinDent (Prosthodontics), MRDRCS
Sanjay qualified in the UK in 1991 and now has over 27 years of clinical experience. He knew from a very early age that he wanted to be a member of the healing profession serving the local community as he wanted to follow in his father's footsteps who was a medical practitioner. Since starting in his dental career, Sanjay has always strived to practice with skill, care and sound judgement and believes in establishing and maintaining long term relationships with patients.
To give his patients the best care, Sanjay believes in keeping professionally up to date and since becoming a dentist has achieved several academic qualifications. He attained a Master In Clinical Dentistry degree in Prosthodontics from the prestigious 'Eastman Dental Institute' in London in 2002, and, having followed the full Prosthodontics training pathway in the UK was on the Specialists Register in the UK while he was practicing there. Sanjay has a substantial interest in providing dental implant treatment and cosmetic dentistry.
Sanjay moved to Bathurst in 2013 and has worked at the practice since then. Sanjay lives locally with his wife and three children and looks forward to working at the the practice for several years to come!
Dr William Fitzpatrick
Dr Fitzpatrick has been a part of the local community since 1995. He completed his training in the Central West and graduated from Charles Sturt University. Being from the region, his focus is on maintaining and improving the oral health of all those within the community.
Dr Fitzpatrick has a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry, particularly oral surgery, prosthodontics and restorative treatments. His belief is that everyone can achieve a smile that is functional and one they are confident with.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Fitzpatrick enjoys travelling, playing sport and last but not least his kelpies.
Dr Jess Bloomfield
Dr Jessica Bloomfield has been a member of the local community since 2015 and completed her degree in Orange, graduating from Charles Sturt University. Growing up in rural Wauchope NSW has given her an appreciation for rural health and awareness. Her passion for treating patients in small communities has seen her work with the Royal Flying Doctors service and travelling through remote Australia. As a dentist she strives to give the best possible care and set her patients up with maintainable oral health goals.
Dr Bloomfield has a love and appreciation of all aspects of general dentistry and has a special interest in treating anxious patients. She believes that coming to the dentist should not fearful or difficult and that patients should be able to maintain a beautiful smile and be free of pain.
Outside of the practice, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, keeping active at the gym, and travelling.
Katrina has been a part of the dental practice team since 2016. Katrina is responsible for the management and operations of the practice. She likes to maintain good patient relationships to ensure patients have the best treatment as soon as they walk through the door. Katrina understands all aspects of the practice and works very closely with the clinical team to ensure effective and fluent treatment. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, gardening, spending time with family and helping her husband Mark with home renovations.