Our Dentists

Introducing Our Dentists

Dr Sonia Kharinta leads the friendly and experienced team at Lethbridge Dental. We bring our experience and expertise together to offer patients a consultation that is both comforting and comprehensive. We also provide emergency dentist services. We are proud of our reputation as a trusted dental practice in Penrith and surrounds.


B.D.S Dental Surgeon

Dr Sonia Kharinta began her journey at Lethbridge Dental as an associate dentist in 2012, where she had the privilege to work alongside and be mentored by Dr Brian Phillips. Having known Dr Phillips’ passionate and long-term vision for the practice, Dr Sonia is now the principal dentist and proud owner of Lethbridge Dental, honouring Dr Phillips’ success with her kind and compassionate nature and holistic approach to dentistry.

Dr Sonia is committed to providing our patients with the highest quality of treatment and care and believes passionately in continuing education and excellence throughout all aspects of her dentistry. Outside of the dental practice, Dr Sonia loves spending her time exploring the outdoors. She enjoys camping, bike riding and spending time with her family & friends.


B.D.S Dental Surgeon

Dr. Suma is an experienced dentist who provides a wide range of dental services from general check-ups to complicated procedures. Having held multiple positions across NSW and Victoria in public and private dental health sectors over the last 12 years, she had the opportunity to provide quality dental care to all ages, including patients with complex medical history and also provided treatment under Relative Analgesia and General anaesthesia. To stay abreast of the latest in dentistry, Dr. Suma regularly takes part in continuing education and professional development courses. She has successfully completed a fellowship in advanced Implantology and Augmentation.

She is passionate about delivering patient centred care and enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in dental Implants, surgical extractions, and root canal treatments. She ensures her patients understand the treatment they receive. She takes pride in treating anxious patients and overcoming their fear and anxiety with her gentle and caring manner. She is also interested in providing clear aligner treatment and has taken up training in post graduate diploma in digital orthodontics.

When she is not working, Dr. Suma enjoys travelling and spending time with family.


B.D.S Dental Surgeon

Dr Saransh Rola graduated from Charles Sturt University in Orange. Saransh has experience treating patients across rural and regional NSW, providing dental care to patients of all ages and cultures. Saransh recognises that visiting the dentist may not be the most comfortable experience and prioritises helping his patients feel relaxed and understood. For Saransh, dentistry is about more than just teeth. It’s about the connection people feel with their own smile and the people that help maintain it. Saransh enjoys all aspects of dentistry and aims to help his patients achieve their oral health goals. Saransh continues to attend professional development courses to evolve his knowledge and practical skills. Outside the clinic, Saransh enjoys playing tennis, watching the NRL, and going on hikes.