Meet the Team

Dr. Shiv Pillay, Owner and Principal Dentist

Dr Shiv grew up in New Zealand, graduating Dentistry with Honours at Griffith University in Goldcoast. After working fifo between Brisbane and Central Queensland, he moved to Emerald in 2013 with his now wife, Natasha and together they founded Serenity Dental. In 2024 Dr Shiv and his family moved from Emerald to their new dental practice in Rockhampton. Dr Shiv got his recreational pilots license whilst living in CQ and spends his free time running, at home with his young family and fur babies.

Natasha Pillay, Owner and Practice Manager

Natasha grew up in Seattle USA. Since founding Serenity Dental, Natasha has worked as a chair-side assistant, a front desk co-coordinator and now as practice manager. Natasha keeps up to date with the latest in patient care and is always making improvements to the patient experience at Serenity Dental. In her spare time she takes part in a few local mothers groups with her two young sons and enjoys reading. Based full time at the Rockhampton Clinic she’s always ready with a smile to answer your call!

 

 

 

Dr Binura Gunasinghe, Dentist

Dr Binny grew up in Emerald having been schooled at Marist College Emerald and later as a boarding student at The Rockhampton Grammar School. He later completed his studies in Dentistry at James Cook University with a keen interest in rural and remote healthcare. Binny is particularly proud to be able to return and look after the dental needs of the community he grew up in. Outside of dentistry he enjoys exploring the outback, brewing a lovely cup of coffee and learning about horology.

 

 

Dr Brooke Hoffmann, Dentist

Dr Brooke was born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia. She moved to Cairns to study, completing a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University. Growing up, Dr Brooke enjoyed long-distance running, playing field hockey and spending time at beaches with friends and family. She now loves keeping fit, exploring the outdoors and spending time with family.

 

 

Dr Connor Roduner, Dentist

Dr Connor grew up in Brisbane’s bayside before finishing his schooling in Mackay and studies at James Cook University in Cairns. He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery whilst also enjoying representative basketball for JCU. Off the court, Dr Connor enjoys hiking, running, collecting watches and plans to continue acquiring his pilots license and extra dental qualifications.

 

 

Dr Nanci Taylor, Dentist

Dr Nanci grew up on the Darling Downs and attended Fairholme College in Toowoomba as a boarder. After graduating James Cook University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, she spent a number of years practicing dentistry across regional Queensland before settling in Rockhampton. She is the third generation in her family to call Rockhampton home. Dr Nanci enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family, friends and beloved cat.