Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry

At Elphin Dental in Launceston your every need is met, whether that means advanced sophisticated dental care utilizing state-of-the art technology, or a routine check to ensure your dental health is in the best condition, our experts provide the same level of care across the entire range of treatments we provide.

We offer a complete range of General, Cosmetic and specialist solutions that will help you maintain a healthy smile or obtain the smile you have always been looking for.

At the clinic we provide a professional and friendly service to all our clients, with a personal approach, offering the highest standard of customer service. 

Launceston Dentist
Dr Rickard Lock Dental Surgeon (Restorative and Aesthetic Dentist)

Dr Rickard Lock is an internationally trained Dentist with 20 years of experience and has been practicing in Tasmania since 2003. He works at an established clinic on Elphin Road in Launceston and has been treating clients in the area for the past 5 years. His quite calm bedside manner is well received by his pateints who regularly refer thier friends and family to the clinic. 

He is a member of the International team of Implantology, British Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Australian Society of Prosthodontics. He is presently completing a Masters degree in Restorative Dentistry and travels extensively attending courses to further his clinical skills.​​

Scope of Practice

  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Management of the failed dentition
  • Management of  the worn dentition
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Restoration of crown and Bridgework
  • Restoration of missing teeth


  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Australian Society of Prosthodontics
  • British Academy of Restorative Dentistry
  • International Team of Implantology

Launceston Endodontist
Dr Anna Kim.
Specialist in root canal therapy, root canal treatment, endodontic microsurgery, dental injuries and dental trauma. Based in Launceston, proudly servicing communities of Tasmania.

Dr Anna Kim is a registered specialist in root canal therapy and works in  close  conjuction with other dentists and specialists  in Launceston and Northern Tasmania to get the best results for their patients. She is based here in Launceston full-time and has over 15 years of experience. Her clinic AK Endodontics has been established in Launceston for past 5 years.

Scope of Practice

  • Root canal thearpy
  • Root canal retreatment
  • Endodontic microsurgery
  • Diagnosis and management of orofacacial pain
  • Management of dental traumatic injuries


  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontology
  • American Association of Endodontists

Reception at Elphin Dental
Dental waiting area