Why Choose Us

Cosmetic, General and Emergency Dental Services for the
Launceston, TAS Area

With over 70 years of combined dental experience, you can trust the Pickup Bagshaw Dental team to repair and rejuvenate your smile.

Dr. John Pickup

Dr John Pickup

Dr. John Pickup was educated at Smithton High, Launceston Church Grammar School and later obtained a B.D.S at Adelaide University. He took over the practice from Dr. Eric Marks after returning from the U.K, where he worked, studied, and played hockey and cricket for several years. He pioneered dental implants in Tasmania in 1980 and was awarded the fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in May 1992 and the Fellowship of the American Society of Osseointergration in February 1993. He has taught and lectured other dentists in Australia both in implants and split bone technique for removal of wisdom teeth. He has practiced orthodontics for 30 years as a general practitioner and has used the opportunity to follow up successfully treated patients for many years. He and Dr. Bagshaw now have included the practice of orthotropics (see John Mew, Bill Hang) and treat children from the age of 4+ years,with an emphasis on airways, snoring and jaw bone development. Dr. Pickup played hockey and cricket for many years culminating in being the mens and later womens indoor hockey state coach, and Australian Men's Indoor Hockey Coach. He maintains a keen interest in the science of agriculture. Dr. Pickup is married to Margaret and together they have four daughters and 12 grandchildren.

Dr. Tony Bagshaw

Dr Tony Bagshaw

Dr. Tony Bagshaw has over 20 years of experience providing the best orthodontic and dental treatment to both young and the elderly. Dr. Bagshaw grew up in Goondiwindi Queensland, went to school in Toowoomba and completed his dental training in Brisbane. He moved to Launceston Tasmania in 1995 where he met his wife Alison and had four children, Elliot, Poppy, Fletcher and Austin. In his spare time Dr. Bagshaw enjoys cycling, travelling and spending time with his family. Dr Bagshaw practices all aspects of dentistry including porcelain and composite veneers, implants and any cosmetic dentistry. Come see Dr Bagshaw for your family's dental care today.

Dr Thomas

Dr Josephine Thomas

Dr Thomas was born on the Gold Coast, and grew up in Geelong (Victoria) Dr. Thomas studied a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in Cairns (Queensland). She enjoys travelling, diving and baking. She loves living in a cooler climate here in Launceston with her partner Sam and two beautiful dogs Arnold and Hugo. Dr Thomas is committed to providing you and your family with excellent dental health care in a professional and friendly manner. She has a special interest in paediatric and preventative dentistry, so come see Dr. Thomas today for all your family’s dental needs.

The Pickup Bagshaw Dental Team

The Pickup Bagshaw Dental team

Rear from left: Jess, Melody, Holly, Kiarna, Lauren

Front from left: Sophie, Emma, Katherine