Dr. Anthony Trigger (Dentist)

Dr Anthony Trigger graduated from the University of Queensland in 1982. Other than three years working in the United Kingdom, he has always worked in the Lismore area.

Dr Trigger’s aim has always been to provide dental services in a comfortable, relaxing environment. He takes the time to share his knowledge in dentistry and assist people in making the right decisions for their oral health.

“I have a strong commitment to this community and strive to ensure patients are given the best dental treatments and advice available. I am committed to ongoing professional development in the field of Dentistry and to ensuring patients have access to latest research findings and technologies. We will work with you on a course of treatment that is as comfortable as possible to achieve the best outcome for you within your financial constraints “- Dr Anthony Trigger

Dr. David Peiti (Dentist)

Dr David Pieti graduated from Sydney University in 1971. He spent most of his working life in Canberra (from 1978), also spending time in Tasmania before moving to the Northern Rivers in 2005 where he has practiced predominantly as a locum dentist.

Dr Peiti is interested in all facets of dentistry but his main interests include cosmetic dentistry, implants and occlusal therapy.

“Dentistry can be demanding at times but meeting people from all walks of life makes it more enjoyable”.

Gail Loader (Oral Therapist)

Gail has lived in the area for many years and is very pleased to have joined The Trigger Dental Practice, a team that provides a high standard of dental treatment to children and adolescents. A child friendly dental surgery has been established, where Gail can introduce children to dentistry in a kind and caring environment, continuing that attention to individual patients through their teenage years .

Parents are always welcome and encouraged to attend their chilren’s visit and there is room for all the family to be present. There is strong emphasis on oral health education and comprehensive oral health information is always provided as part of the check-up appointment .

“I really enjoy working in such a relaxed and family orientated setting and feel great satisfaction with the service we provide”-Gail Loader.

Dental support team


This is our dental support team Leanne, Debra, Maree, Kerry and Krystal, here to provide a friendly face and caring support to each person attending our practice, they are the familiar faces you will see each time you visit us.

Our team are all very experienced and committed to providing exceptional service to our patients and their families.