Dentists of Ivanhoe


Dr James You graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He started his career in his hometown of Sydney, being accepted into the competitive new graduate program at Sydney Dental Hospital. There he gained a wealth of experience working with specialists and in the community health clinics. From there, he transitioned into private practice and moved down to Melbourne in 2016.

Special Interests

James enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a keen interest in surgery (wisdom teeth and implants) and root canal treatment.

Continuing Education

A few of the courses that James has completed over the years:

  • International Academy of Advanced Dentistry (IAAD) Comprehensive Implantology Program
  • Restoring Excellence: Rapid Efficient Treatment Planning for Complex Cases
  • Osstem, Megagen and MIS implant training courses
  • Wisdom Teeth extraction seminar by Dr Young Sam Kim
  • Style Italiano Comprehensive Ceramic and Composite Resin course

James likes to treat all his patients as individuals with specialised treatment plans suited to their needs and goals. His calm and gentle demeanour keeps his patients at ease and allows them to make informed decisions.

James lives locally and outside of work you might find him walking his dog, Nicholas with his fiance. He enjoys playing golf, skiing and playing basketball and exploring delicious cafes and restaurants around Melbourne.