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Practice Manager

Sharon has a caring nature and has many years of experience in dental care and nursing. She is passionate about patient care and ensuring your experience at Optimum Dental leaves you smiling with confidence!


Dental Assistant

Chrystal is our Dental Assistant has a keen eye for detail. She helps us deliver the best possible dental results and she does it while making you feel comfortable, relaxed and welcomed at our Epping Dental practice.

Dr Karu

With over 36 years of experience in the dental industry, Dr Karu is an incredible dentist with a calm and caring demeanour. He first practiced dentistry in Canberra City, then moved Bankstown and then finally Epping where he has been practicing since 1986. 

Education and Professional Development

Dr Karu was born in Sri Lanka, and educated in England. After completing schooling in London, Dr Karu attended the University of Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr Karu continues to undertake additional education and training to ensure he is providing the best possible care for all his patients.

Passion for Crafting Beautiful Smiles in Epping

Dr Karu is passionate about dentistry and ensuring the wellbeing of his patients! With his decades of experience in the dental industry and the help of his incredible team, his goals include:

  • Promoting good oral health, with an emphasis on preserving all your natural teeth

  • Offering you a variety of evidence-based treatment options to cater to your individual needs

  • Providing you with all aspects of care required for the dental procedures provided

  • Utilising the experience of specialist dentists when required


Outside of Work

On top of ensuring the wellbeing of his patients, Dr Karu believes in helping the community.


"I strongly value the importance of family health, being married with two adult children myself, as well as helping the community around me. I've had the privilege of supporting both local and international communities." 

Dr Karu has been a Rotarian with the Epping Rotary Club since 1988. As a Rotary Executive, general member and personally, he has been involved with raising funds and procuring donations to aid many people in need not only in Australia, but also Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, and Napal. 

"Locally, I have the pleasure of continuing to support charities and organisations such as the Ronald McDonald House, Women's Refuges, the Alzheimer Foundation and our local Schools."

Principal Dentist

Creating Beautiful

Smiles Everyday in Epping

Optimum Dental is conveniently located in the heart of Epping and is the home of Dr Karu and his friendly and experienced team.

We look forward to providing you and your family the highest quality dental care. Please book online or give us a call and we'll make sure you are well looked after.

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Our Epping Dental Clinic Team


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