Welcome to Legana Dental

At Legana Dental we are professional, but with a personal touch and we care about giving you a positive dental experience.  Our desire is to help people maintain healthy and beautiful smiles for the rest of their lives.

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We strive to provide our patients with the most positive dental experience possible, combined with personalised care in a comfortable environment. We care for individual patients with the utmost concern for their dental health, as well as their overall health. We take the time to inform our patients, and offer treatment options that we feel are best for their individual needs. We will be participating in the Medicare Child Benefit Scheme for as long as it is still running. We also accept DVA Gold Card holders. We are now offering Basic Implantology Services using genuine Nobel Biocare parts together with state-of-art advanced implant technology. All our implant cases are planned using prosthetically driven digital designing software. Below is a list of services we offer:
General Dentistry

General Dentistry

Oral Examinations
Digital X-rays
Oral Cancer Screening
Ultrasonic Scaling
Fissure Sealants
Tooth Coloured Fillings
Fluoride Treatments


Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Whitening
Porcelain & Composite Veneers
Crown and Bridge
Enamel Microbrasion
Occlusal Rehabilitation
Smile Makeovers


Prosthetic Dentistry

Bruxism ( Teeth grinding/clenching)
Dentures and Partial Dentures
Denture Repairs
Everyday Sports Mouthguards
Extreme Sports Mouthguards

Emergency Dental

Emergency Dentistry

Simple Extractions
Surgical Extractions
Wisdom teeth Management

Implant Dentistry

Implant Dentistry - Basic Implantology

Guided Implant Surgery
Prosthetically driven digital treatment planning
Extraction Site Preservation
Bone Grafting
Implant Maintenance

Sleep dentistry

Sleep Dentistry

IV Sedation
General Anaesthetic

Other dental Care

Other Dental Care

Root Canal Treatment
Children’s Dentistry

Trios Scanner

Intraoral Scanner

Digital Scanning has now arrived at Legana Dental, introducing the 3Shape Trios scanner! This scanner creates high quality digital impressions of your mouth for crowns, bridge, veneers, dentures and implant planning. Using the 3Shape software we are able to create treatment planning for fully guided implant surgery.

We pride ourselves on our modern, state of the art technology and equipment throughout our surgery, from the patient lounge, sterilization room to clinical bays.


At Legana Dental, our dentists have 33 years combined experience. We also work closely with local specialists in Tasmania to ensure that our patients receive the best treatment outcomes.



Dr Eben Lourens BChD (Stellenbosch) studied dentistry in South Africa.

He owned a dental practice and lived in Cape Town before moving to Launceston with his wife and children in 2009. After working at Riverside Family Dental for the last three years he felt the time was right to open a practice in beautiful Legana. Eben enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a special interest in root canal treatment and aesthetic dentistry. The best part of his work is meeting new and interesting people while being of service.

He is an enthusiastic fisherman and enjoys spending time on the water. Sport interests includes virtually anything associated with a ball.



Theo graduated at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 2002.

In 2011, Dr Nel and his family decided to emigrate to Australia. Theo sold his practice and moved to beautiful Tasmania. He passed the Australian Dental Council examination in 2012 and has been working in the public and private sector in Launceston from 2011 until the decision was made to open a new practice in Legana in 2016. Theo is now practicing at Legana Dental on a full-time basis. During 2018, Theo completed the Brener Institute’s comprehensive implant certificate program and is now offering basic dental implantology services to his patients. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a special interest in restorative dentistry..

In his free time, Theo enjoys gardening with his wife, Hybre and exploring Tasmania with his two young children.



Rachel has worked in the dental industry since 2010. Rachel started her working career as a Dental Assistant and has now moved into a senior manager role as Practice Manager.

In Rachel's spare time she likes to go to her family shack at Bridport with her partner and their beautiful big dog, Gus.

She enjoys hanging out with her friends and making the most of her weekends off.



Olivia completed her traineeship with Oral Health Services Tasmania and has been working as a Dental Assistant for 4 years. She has worked in both public and private practice, and with various specialists.

Olivia is a bookworm and loves a good book and cup of tea. She enjoys cooking, especially desserts, and spending time with friends and family.

Olivia enjoys going camping and motorbike riding with her partner.



Born in Adelaide, Kelly started her dental career in the Defence Force in 2001.

After meeting her husband in the Army they both discharged and moved to Tasmania in 2005. Kelly has worked as a dental assistant in both the public and private sector.

Kelly and her husband Matt have two beautiful children and love living the in the West Tamar. Kelly’s hobbies include; gardening, horse riding and family outings.



Bec grew up in Ringarooma in the North East.

She boarded in Launceston for college and then later moved to Burnie with her twin sister. For 2 years Bec worked as a dental assistant in Burnie. She recently made the move back to Launceston and now lives in Legana with her partner.

She enjoys cooking and being outdoors as much as she can and heads to the family home frequently.



We are committed to providing exceptional dental care to every patient every day. We deliver the highest standard of care through a combination of highly trained and highly skilled practitioners, utilising state-of-the-art technology in a modern, relaxed environment. We provide a wide variety of dental services ranging from the latest cosmetic procedures through to general preventative and restorative care. Our focus is on high quality dentistry, thoroughness and prevention. Providing the best care possible while maintaining a high standard of practice.


  • To work together as a team to provide compassionate and complete oral care to every patient who walks through our doors.
  • To thoroughly educate patients on oral health and preventative care.
  • To make dental visits as comfortable and worry-free as possible.
  • To foster a sense of team spirit between patients, staff and community.
  • To have every patient leave our practice with a healthy, beautiful smile.
  • To provide the best treatment within your budget.
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19 Freshwater Point Road Legana, TAS 7277


Telephone: 03 6709 8000
A/H Emergency Service: (03) 6334 2561­

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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