About Us

We provide general and cosmetic dental procedures as well as orthodontic and endodontic treatments.

R.G. Hindle Dental Surgery

Our dental surgery has practiced in the Kew area for thirty years. Our team includes dentists Dr Robert Hindle and Dr Penny Allpress (nee Bishop), nursing and reception staff whom are all committed to patient care, dental education and quality clinical outcomes to suit our patient’s individual needs and concerns.

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We have invested in the latest technologies and place the highest importance on infection control and have the safest equipment to ensure this is carried out. Our team are committed to ongoing professional development keeping up to date with new innovations and furthering their knowledge.

At R.G. Hindle Dental we have created a friendly supportive environment and take the time to listen to your dental needs. We provide thorough treatment plans to ensure our patients have been provided with options that most suit their personal situation.


Our mission is to build a long lasting relationship between our patients and staff by providing top quality, technologically advanced dental services for the whole family, in a happy, healthy and caring environment.

We look forward to working together to achieve and maintain a happy, healthy smile that you can be proud of.

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Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday
9.00am - 5.30pm

8.30am - 5.30pm

After Hours

2.30pm - 8.30pm

8.30am - 12.00pm

Our Dentists

Dr Robert Hindle

Dr Robert Hindle

Graduated in 1979 and with 32 years of experience in clinical dentistry. Dr Robert Hindle has seen many exciting changes and improvements in the delivery of predictable and effective dental services. Dr Hindle areas of interest include fixed wire orthodontics, CAD CAM Ceramic crowns, single and multiple dental implant. He is also interested in periodontics and can show you simple and cost effective methods to prevent costly dental problems. Oustide of clinical dentistry he has other interests. He has been married for over 30 years and raised two children. Interests outside of dentistry include golf, travel and being a long suffering Melbourne Football Club supporter.

Dr Penny Bishop

Dr Penelope Allpress (nee Bishop)

Dr Penelope Allpress graduated from Otago University, New Zealand in 2004. She worked as a Dental House Surgeon at Wellington Hospital, gaining an insight into emergency, surgical and special needs dentistry as well as general dentistry. On moving to Melbourne, she joined the team in 2006 and enjoys the continued diverse aspects of dental care available at R. Hindle Dental Surgery. She believes in treating her patients with a high level of dental care and respect, which she herself would provide to her own family or friends, in a pain-free and friendly environment. She enjoys not only creating beautiful smiles, but enlightening her patients, on how best to maintain them. Dr Penelope Allpress has a caring and compassionate nature along with her superior clinical skills make her a favourite of many patients.

Beyond dentistry, Dr Penelope Allpress loves the outdoors, playing and watching an array of sports. She is a keen cook and loves experimenting with new recipes, often supplied by her patients!

Dr Penny Bishop

Dr Ancy Job

Ancy Graduated at the Vinayaka Mission University in India to gain her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree. Since then she has practised as a Dental Surgeon in India. In October 2014, Ancy successfully completed the Australian Dental council Examination, thereby qualifying her to practise as a Dental Surgeon in Australia. Ancy has a significant array of skills and attributes that would ensure that she becomes and remains an asset to both employer and Australian society as a whole. Her dental skills include thorough exams and cleans, restorative work including crown work and cosmetic dentistry and fabrication of dentures. Ancy enjoys watching the cricket and listening to all types of music.