We aim to give our patients the best possible experience.
Dr Ved Berani, a second generation dentist and the principal dentist at Healthy Smiles, shows great pride in his work, for helping his patients achieve cosmetic and aesthetic results , all this while utilising SLEEP DENTISTRY and SEDATION . A proponent of painless and anxiety free dentistry, Dr Ved has dedicated his practice to the phobic and anxious patients by offering a suite of sedation options from Twilight sedation(IV), General anaesthetic, laughing gas and oral sedation.
Recently his dedication to continuing education has driven him to achieve the Fellowship (FIADFE) at the greater New York dental meeting of the International academy of dento-facial aesthetics and also the Membership (MFGDP) of the faculty of general dental practitioners in the UK .Dr Ved made his first mark in the history of the University of Bombay in the year 1999 when he topped with a distinction! He shares his knowledge and experience, with all patients and clinical coordinators to increase the overall experience of practising in a private practice more enjoyable for everyone.In addition he is completing advanced Implant certification from the GIDE institute in collaboration with Loma Linda University (Los Angeles) in 2018.
Since taking over the 35 year old practice from Dr Kleine 14 years ago, he has dedicated his time to delivering high quality state of the art dentistry in a relaxed and pleasant environment. He introduced the philosophy “Healthy mouths… Beautiful smiles” , which helps deliver high quality cosmetic dentistry while still retaining basic principles of prevention and maintaining a healthy foundation of teeth and gums. His special interests are sleep dentistry, full face aesthetics , implants , ALL on 4 Malo concept and porcelain Veneers which drives the cosmetic results he achieves for all his patients.
Patients first philosophy has led him to develop and grow his current practice to a team of 15 and is always available for his patients. He is an avid golfer and manages his time at work and at home with 3 children and one day hopes to have a culinary degree in world cuisine.
Dr Ved Berani is a male Dentist in Blackburn South, VIC.
Priyanka Sethi Berani, is a commerce graduate with a strong background in management and practice enhancement.
Technology is her forte. She is a fun-loving individual with exceptional customer service skills and is always there to answer queries and help patients. She looks after the day to day running of the surgery, and the back office workload.
Dr Jeremy Perera is an accomplished and highly qualified dentist with over 12 years of experience in general dentistry with special interests in Cosmetic dentistry and Orthodontics.
Jeremy believes that “A beautiful smile can bring so much to a person, it shows confidence, warmth and projects your personality which in turn draws others in.” He is, therefore, personally motivated to ensure that all of his patients have a beautiful healthier smile for life.
Jeremy has a very special interest in the field of orthodontics, with vast experience in using Clear aligners, Traditional braces, Early intervention orthodontics and Myobrace. He is the Senior Invisalign practitioner at Healthy Smiles and a Platinum Provider for Invisalign.
He is also an accredited digital smile design (DSD) provider with many years of experience in dealing with complex smile reconstruction cases using Ceramic crowns, Veneers and Implants. This along with his passion for orthodontics has enabled him to create the most Beautiful, long lasting Healthy Smiles to his patients ranging from pre-schoolers to seniors.
Jeremy is very gentle and kind and has an ethos of personalised patient care, which has gained him a lot of popularity among his patients. He is also highly experienced in delivering comprehensive treatment to the most anxious patients, using different sedation techniques such as Sleep Dentistry and General Anaesthesia. He is very passionate about his work and always thrives to deliver the best to all of his patients as he would treat his own family.
He ensures that his skills and knowledge are always current and works with the most cutting-edge technology in dentistry using various digital platforms and equipment. He hones his skills by undertaking various international dental training courses with the best specialists in the field.
Jeremy’s love for dentistry even extends to when he is only holidays, where he volunteers his time and services to rural communities. He is a sports enthusiast and loves cricket, rugby and is a mad Hawks fan. He also enjoys creating exotic dishes and cocktails in his leisure time. Jeremy and beautiful wife are blessed with 2 young boys, who keep them busy.
During her Masters degree, she had extensive training and experience in orthognathic surgery, facial trauma, reconstructive surgery and oral surgical procedures (impacted wisdom, dental implants, bone grafting).
An opportunity to broaden her horizons and experience Australian lifestyle led Claudia to move to Australia and then she successfully obtained her Australian Dental Board registration as a general practitioner.
Claudia continued to further her knowledge in dental Implants and All on 4 surgery. She has trained with the specialists in this field and accomplished the clinical residency of All on 4 in Portugal. Also, she obtained a graduate diploma in dental implants from James Cook University.
Claudia works a senior clinician at the Royal Dental Hospital in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and teaches in Melbourne University. She is accredited at the Avenue and Glenferrie Private Hospitals for general anaesthetic procedures.
Currently Dr. Beltran interests include wisdom teeth extractions, complex extractions, exposure of impacted teeth, implant surgery, All on 4 surgery and pre-prosthetic surgery.
Claudia combines her surgical skills, knowledge and experience from all aspects of her training to provide an exhaustive assessment and treatment plan. But most importantly, she regards her compassion and attention to her patients’ needs as her greatest asset for providing optimal care.
Dr. Kae Bajwa graduated in 2010 with the highest distinction from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Excelling academically, she was the recipient of numerous academic awards including the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Most Outstanding Student Award. Her caring nature and aptitude for the health sciences made her decision to pursue a career in the dental health profession a natural choice.
Kae is an experienced practitioner whom has a special interest in delivering pain-free Cosmetic Dentistry and Sleep Dentistry. She is also very skilled in helping anxious patients have pleasant experiences with dental treatment which she does regularly with and without sleep dentistry (Nitrous oxide and General Anaesthetic). Kae works intimately with her patients to develop effective prevention and treatment strategies which she individually tailors and delivers at each patient’s desired pace.
With a sharp eye for aesthetics, Kae finds it most rewarding to help her patients increase their self confidence through Smile Makeovers. She knows that a smile always creates the first impression and how being unhappy with ones smile can affect the way one interacts with the world and oneself. With Digital Smile Design, Kae establishes an individual, perfectly natural and beautiful smile for her patients whether this be through tooth straightening (Invisalign Clear Braces), veneers, crowns or tooth whitening. Kae is particularly passionate about Invisalign as a discreet and comfortable option to straighten crooked teeth for people of all ages.
Kae is committed to ensuring all of her patients enjoy a happy and pain-free dental experience in a relaxing and positive environment. Her kind, gentle and approachable manner automatically puts her patients at ease. Kae enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level and nothing makes her happier than seeing them leave the practice relaxed and smiling. She has recently completed a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to assist her in helping anxious clients overcome any dental fear and anxieties.
Kae enjoys playing music, singing, travelling and spending time with her family. She does yoga and meditation regularly and is passionate about self-development. She also loves to spend time with Gaia, her cute little white fluffy dog.
Dr Navdeep KNagra is an experienced general practitioner with over 10 years of experience who graduated with first rank in the university..
Nav enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in children’s dentistry and has focused her continuing education in paediatrics and endodontics. She has a special interest in volunteering as a dentist in disadvantaged communities treating indigenous young children.
She has a gentle, caring approach and is very much at ease looking after nervous and anxious patients.
Nav is also passionate about clear braces which are an alternative to straightening teeth for anyone who does not want fixed braces. Nav is committed to attending regular dental courses for continuing post-graduate education, over the past 10 years
She is married with 2 beautiful children.
Dr Pallavi Nandwani completed her dentistry from Otago university after completing her New Zealand dental registration exam in 2014. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has special interest in oral surgery.
Pallavi has also worked previously at regional hospital in north east Victoria and is extremely passionate about helping patients with special needs and with complex medical histories.
Apart from work Pallavi’s hobbies include regularly exercising at the gym and running. She also has two young daughters who are equally as important to her.
Pallavi has attended many courses from Melbourne University to enhance her skills as a general dentist.
Continuing professional development courses most recent
1. Dentoalveolar refresher course in oral surgery from Melbourne University 2019
2. Cracked and Split teeth management from Melbourne University 2018
3. Contemporary Endodontics from Melbourne University 2018
4. Practical Oral surgery course June 2017 from University of Sydney
5. Optimising resilts in Oral surgery 2018
6. CPR training 2016, 2017
George graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2005 with a Bachelor of Oral Health Science in Oral Health.
He also holds a Dental Degree and is a Doctor of Dental Medicine in the Philippines. George brings to our practice 20 years of experience in the dental field. Since moving to Melbourne George has worked extensively in Dental Health Services Victoria with children.
George is very experienced in working with nervous patients and is extremely gentle and thorough taking the time to go into great detail with you regarding your gum and dental treatment. He believes in the importance of educating his patients to enable them to achieved long term good oral health and like the rest of our team, maintains a high level of ethical standard and sensitivity in his delivery of dental care.
He is also happily married and has 3 boys and twin girls but in spite of his busy family life he still sets aside time to do his own exercise routine and in his spare time enjoys singing and playing tennis.
George is looking forward to meeting all our current patients as well as new patients to the practice. We are very pleased to have George join our team at Healthy Smile Dental Group!
Victoria Cuce graduated from RMIT University with an Advance Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) 2017 and was fortunate enough during her studies to gain a variety of clinical experience at The Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne, North Yarra Community Health and working alongside North Richmond Community Health program “Chompers”.
Dr. Anand is a UK and Australian accredited specialist anaesthetist. In addition to his private practice and work with Sleeping Safely, he is a specialist at Monash Health.
He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in medicine in 2001.
During his medical training, he successfully completed an additional science degree in Immunology.
After residency training in Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics, he gained acceptance onto the prestigious Edinburgh anaesthetic training programme. Subsequent training involved highly sought after positions in tertiary academic hospitals in Glasgow and Melbourne.
After his senior fellowship training at Monash Health, his love of international tennis and sport in general led him to settling in Melbourne.
Dr. Anand is meticulous in the provision of safe and cost-effective anaesthetic care to his patients.
He is rigorous in the maintenance of his specialist knowledge and professional standards.
Outside work, he enjoys spending time with his family, and pursuing his hobbies of stand up paddleboarding, motorcycling, flying and tennis.
He has echocardiographic qualifications and has a recognised fellowship in cardiothoracic anaesthesia and cardiothoracic intensive care (Diplomate of the National Board of Echocardiography). His areas of interest include high risk anaesthesia and perioperative medicine (cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, major thoracic surgery and abdominal vascular procedures), medical education and airway teaching.
He is a regular speaker at anaesthesia conferences, and has publications in the medical literature for emergency medicine, anaesthesia, cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care journals.
He has significant trauma experience, and was the anaesthetist in charge at the Alfred hospital on significant Victorian trauma events, such as on the saturday of the black Saturday fires as well as the Flinders street car rampage in Melbourne.
He and his co-authors have been approached by Wiley Publishers to edit a book for junior doctors entitled Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician. This book ties together the complex care of unwell patients and is aimed at improvements in patient experience and safety during their perioperative journey.
Invited ANZCA speaker: 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014
Invited ASA Speaker and presentations 2016
Invited ANZCA facilitator at airway workshops 2012, 2019
Textbook publications - Wiley Publishers, London UK – Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician.
Authors – J. Symons, P. Myles, R. Mehra, C. Ball
Dr. Jaclyn Wong has a special interest in oral surgery having completed both medical and dental degrees at the University of Melbourne. After completing her medical degree, Jaclyn trained for 3 years in general and specialty surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. During this time, she developed a keen interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery, in particular Orthognathic and trauma surgery.
After completing a post graduate diploma in Surgical Anatomy, Dr Jaclyn Wong returned to Melbourne University to complete a dental degree. She graduated with Honours in Dentistry and worked as a registrar in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery for six years at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Dental Hospital and Austin Hospital.
Jaclyn’s research has included analysing the novel technique of All on 4 implant surgery with particular focus on the functional and clinical outcomes of zygomatic implants as a component of the All on 4 system. She has trained with experts in this field and travelled to Portugal to learn from the inventor of the system at the Malo Clinic and now works as part of the surgical team at Healthy Smiles .
Parapti is our vivacious and young team player who has graduated as a Dental Technologist in Melbourne with flying colors in 2014! She brings to her role, enthusiasm, experience and team leadership qualities making everyday pleasurable to work with her. She has been with us since over 7 years and has seen our practice grow, becoming an important part as an exceptional Operations Manager.
Anne, our front desk coordinator's warmth and friendliness will have you feeling at home as she welcomes you into our practice. She ensures our patients have a full understanding of all treatment options available and all appointments are in place to maintain great oral health. She has a background in customer service, working in the dental software industry for the past 11 years, consulting with dentists to ensure that ultimately patients are receiving great outcomes.
Natahlia is our dynamic and passionate dental nurse who enjoys working within the dental field and expanding her knowledge everyday
Anna is our energetic and enthusiastic dental nurse, who exudes confidence and thrives under pressure. Being a highly motivated individual, she appreciates helping and motivating others to work towards their goals, as working within the dental industry has given her a great sense of achievement of her own goals. She is hardworking and a strong team player who works well in collaboration with our other team members. Anna is also pursuing her further dental studies at the moment and enjoying the experience and training Healthy Smiles can offer.
Mounika kuppala has completed her Bachelors of dental surgery in India. And today, working as dental assistant with handfull of experience.
Madeline is our junior dental assistant who loves the world of dentistry and eager to learn more everyday !
Elijah Alarez has recently joined our practice as a Junior Dental Assistant. He is vibrant, young and committed, showing enormous flare for dental assisting and continues to expand his knowledge within the dental field.
He is currently pursuing his further studies in Nursing at Monash University in Melbourne and is also looking to get a degree in Paramedicine in the near future.
In his spare time he enjoys listening to music, seeing friends, and attending church.
Tarryn is one of our newbies who made a career move last year into dental and she couldn't be happier being welcomed into the healthy smiles family! Being a self confessed high achiever, Tarryn loves learning something new everyday and strives to make every patients experience as comfortable and as pleasant as possible. She's loving all the opportunities healthy smiles has to offer and how they're expanding her growth and knowledge of the dental industry every day. Being a huge footy fan, Tarryn loves spending her spare time at the football and also loves running and Pilates.
Tim Scrivenor has been a Registered Nurse since 2007 and has worked in operating theatres throughout his varied career.
After undertaking a Post Graduate Diploma of Perioperative Nursing at Deakin University in 2009, he completed rotations in scrub/scout and anaesthetics/recovery nursing at Monash Medical Centre.
Focusing on anaesthetics and recovery, Tim filled a variety of roles from Floor Coordinator, Associate Nurse Unit Manager and Nursing Unit Manager, developing clinical and leadership skills along the way.
A position with a global medical device company for several years also strengthened Tim’s technical knowledge and expertise as he delivered education and training to both Nurses and Anaesthetists.
Forming Cadre Health Solutions in 2019, Tim now leads an expert team of Anaesthetics/Recovery Nurses and provides a turn-key service for facilities providing General Anaesthesia in non-hospital environments. His team love what they do and look forward to helping you.
At cosmetic dental clinic in Blackburn, we guarantee that your experience with us will be memorable in the best ways possible.
Your experience starts with our trained front office coordinators who will ask a series of preliminary questions to determine your dental health issues, needs and wants. You will then be provided with a new patient pack, which includes questions about your present health and medical history as these relate to your dental visit.
You will then be scheduled for your dental appointment in our cosmetic dental clinic in Blackburn. Your professional dental hygienist and dentist will work toward providing the best possible personalised dental care according to your needs and wants.
Keep in mind that as a patient, you also have the responsibility of working with our staff in order to make your dental visits pleasurable.
We are, indeed, the cosmetic dental clinic in Blackburn and we work for you
So, do come visit us soon.