The Westlake Dental Team

Principal Dentist

Dr Louwen Heng

BOH(DSc), GDip(Dent)

Westlake Dental team - Dr Louwen Heng

Dr Louwen Heng has a passion for family dentistry and will have even the most anxious patient walking out with a smile.  Dr Heng believes in the importance of prevention and his conservative approach will help you to give your teeth their best life.

Louwen enjoys a variety of procedures and has a particular interest in dental surgery.  He keeps his surgical knowledge and techniques up to date .  His patients frequently comment on their surprise at how quickly and painlessly their wisdom teeth are removed.

Dr Heng has spent time refining his skills in cosmetic restorations in inner-city Melbourne.  Practicing in suburbs including Essendon, Collingwood and Carlton, he is known for providing quality dental care to people from all walks of life; from AFL players and TV presenters to regular, everyday families.

Louwen loves being involved with community and using his knowledge and skills to empower others.  As part of the PMMT dental team in 2016, he provided emergency dental services to the Caloocan and Pasig districts in the Philippines.  He also led the dental branch of an outreach trip to the remote valley of Chatkal, Kyrgyzstan in 2014.

Outside of dentistry, Louwen likes spending time with family and friends.  He is an active member of his local church and enjoys a casual kick of the footy.

Dr Vincent Nguyen graduated from Griffith University with a Graduate Diploma of Clinical Dentistry. He has previously worked at health clinics in Warwick and Beenleigh. Having grown up in Brisbane, he attended St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace before heading down to the Gold Coast to complete his studies in dentistry. 

Vincent has special interests in developing his skills in aesthetic dentistry and oral surgery. He has a drive for patient education and ensures all his patient’s concerns and worries are addressed. This all results in specially tailored plans for each of his patients to help secure the longevity of their oral health. He is also able to cater to understandably anxious patients with his gentle demeanour. 

Vincent is focused on attending Continuing Professional Development courses to stay on top of the ever-changing field that is dentistry. This in turns ensures the best quality of care for all of his patients.

Outside of dentistry Vincent enjoys outdoor adventures including mountain biking, hiking and road cycling.


Dr Vincent Nguyen

BOH(DSc), GDip(Dent)


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