Meet Our Team

The Amazing People Behind the Masks

Our Amazing Team Welcomes You

At Healthy Smiles, you are in the hands of a most caring, compassionate, professional, qualified and experienced team. Let us introduce you to each one of us virtually here so when you visit us you know a bit more about us and how passionate we are about looking after your smile.

Dr. Ved Berani is our principal dentist at Healthy Smiles, his vision is to provide world-class oral healthcare to the Melbourne community. Our team uses the most advanced technologies to minimise pain and discomfort at your dental appointments.

Our Visionary Founders

Dr. Ved Berani

Dr. Ved Berani

Principal Dentist , Clinical Advisor And Founder

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

Priyanka Sethi Berani

Priyanka Sethi Berani

General Manager

Priyanka with her business background brought the philosophy of
“Patients first “ to the dental practice which has led her to develop and grow this practice to a team of 35

Specialist Anaesthetist

Dr Rishi Mehra

Dr Rishi Mehra

Specialist Anaesthetist

Dr Rishi Mehra is an anaesthetist, based in Melbourne at the Alfred Hospital. He was trained through the Austin Hospital and spent 18 months overseas in Ontario at the
Dr. Anand

Dr. Anand

Specialist Anaesthetist, Sleeping Safely

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.

Associate Dentists

 Dr Jeremy Perera

Dr Jeremy Perera

Sr. Associate Dentist

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

Dr. Claudia Beltran

Dr. Claudia Beltran

Sr. Associate Dentist

Dr. Beltran is a Colombian-trained Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. She completed her undergraduate studies and her post-graduate training at the Pontificia 

Dr Kae Bajwa

Dr Kae Bajwa

Sr. Associate Dentist

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

Dr Prerna Narang

Dr Prerna Narang

Senior Associate Dentist

Dr Prerna has joined our team as an enthusiastic dentist, bringing her extensive experience of over 10 years working in both private and public sectors. She provides her patients with the highest level of care

Dr Deborah Setiawan

Dr Deborah Setiawan

Senior Associate Dentist

Dr Deborah (Debbie) Setiawan is an experienced dentist with more than 13 years of experience in dentistry. Debbie loves every aspect of general dentistry with keen interests in crowns and

Dr. Allister Yan

Dr. Allister Yan

Associate Dentist

Born and bred in New Zealand, Allister graduated from Otago University in 1995. He continued to practice in New Zealand, owning 2 practices in Auckland, until the end of 2014 when he relocated with his family

Dr Prema Gopalakrishnan

Dr Prema Gopalakrishnan

Associate Dentist

Dr Sunpreet Sohi

Dr Sunpreet Sohi

Associate Dentist

Hygienists & Therapists

Katie Nguyen

Katie Nguyen

Oral Health Therapist

Chantelle D'Cruz

Chantelle D'Cruz

Oral Health Therapist

With a sound understanding of the health and medical sciences during her Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences), Chantelle became driven to pursue her lifelong dream to practice preventive

Victoria Cuce

Victoria Cuce

Dental Hygienist

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
Dimitri Parascos

Dimitri Parascos

Oral Health Therapist

Support Leaders of Healthy Smiles

Anne Prest

Anne Prest

Operations Manager

Anne, our Operations manager and heart of the practice will have you feeling at home with her welcoming nature.

Samantha Clearihan

Samantha Clearihan

Head Front Desk Coordinator

Samantha is one of our wonderful Head Front Office Coordinators. You’ll be greeted by Sam’s lovely smile and

Skye Trease

Skye Trease

Front Office Coordinator

Skye is one of our friendly front office coordinators. She seeks to make all patients feel comfortable

Megan

Megan

Front Office Coordinator

Megan is one of our wonderful front office team members! Megan is always ready with a smile and a helping hand

Thisari Deepananda

Thisari Deepananda

Front Office Coordinator

Mey Hor

Mey Hor

Front Office Coordinator

Kristen Stojanovic

Kristen Stojanovic

Front Office Coordinator

Drishti Berani

Drishti Berani

Front Office Coordinator

John

Front Office Coordinator

Meet John, one of our friendly receptionists, John brings his vibrant personality to the role ensuring that every patient

Saisha Berani

Saisha Berani

Front Office Coordinator

Amazing Dental Assistants of Healthy Smiles

Natahlia Ellis

Natahlia Ellis

Head Dental Assistant

Natahlia is our dynamic and passionate dental nurse who enjoys working within the dental field and expanding her

Kaitlyn Hoyle

Kaitlyn Hoyle

Dental Assistant

Kaitlyn is part of our dental assistants’ team, she is wonderful in her role, she will make your dental journey at Healthy smiles an enjoyable one. 

Aniket Kolge

Aniket Kolge

Dental Assistant

Aniket is one of our senior dental assistants. He is an affectionate and caring individual with a zeal to work in the healthcare field.He is passionate about assisting patients with smiles

Beth

Beth

Dental Assistant

Beth is one of our newest dental assistants here at Healthy Smiles. With a passion for people, Beth has jumped on the team and is bursting with energy.

Hemant Agarwal

Hemant Agarwal

Dental Assistant

Hemant is a friendly chatty member of our dental assistants’ staff here at healthy smiles. Alongside assisting our patients here at healthy

Susmit Kaulkar

Susmit Kaulkar

Dental Assistant

Sushmit is pursuing his Masters in Public Health from Melbourne University .
He has joined the healthy smiles team as a dental assistant, being an overseas dentist

Katherine Neo

Katherine Neo

Dental Assistant

Katherine is one of our superstar Dental Assistants, she was born in Singapore and migrated to Melbourne at the age of 12. She is currently completing a bachelor degree and has a lot of interest in the dental field

Elliazah

Elliazah

Dental Assistant

One of our new editions to the team is Ellaizah. She migrated from the Philippines at the age of 6, Ellaizah has high interests in health care and would love to

Kristine Salazar

Kristine Salazar

Dental Assistant

Jessie Manuelyan

Jessie Manuelyan

Dental Assistant

Meet one of our newest Dental Assistants, Jessie. Jessie loves to take care of people and she is always up for a good chat. Jessie loves to build relationships with our patients

Andrea Trivin

Andrea Trivin

Dental Assistant

Lovepreet Kaur

Lovepreet Kaur

Dental Assistant

Originally from India, Lovepreet moved to Australia last year for better opportunities. She is an overseas dentist and is pursuing

Efren Alvarez

Efren Alvarez

Dental Assistant

Efren is a goal oriented and hard driven individual. He sees everyday as an opportunity to grow and learn. Efren is well equipped and well trained

Award-Winning Dentists in Blackburn, Melbourne

Bupa Award 2021 Blackburn dentist
EBA awards
Invisalign Diamond Provider 2021
White horse 2021
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Invisalign-Platinum-Elite
IABCA-Awards-Finalist

Are you proactive, compassionate and caring? Love working in a challenging and rewarding role? want to hone your skills? Join Healthy Smiles.

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Reasons Why Melbourne Locals Choose Healthy Smiles

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7 Star Customer Service

We make You Feel Delighted


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Multi-Award winner team with customer care second to none.

Sleep Dentistry

We Take The Fear Out Of Dentistry


Find Out How We Are Helping Patients With Sleep Dentistry

Sleep through your dental fears and anxiety.

Payment Plans

Making Dentistry Affordable


Affordable plans 

Health fund claim

Super easy application

Complimentary Consultations

Making High-Quality Dentistry Accessible To All


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Your First Experience with us

Your First Experience with us

We guarantee that your experience with us will be outstandingly amazing and memorable in the best ways possible. Your first experience starts with the first phone call with our passionate and caring front office coordinators who will ask a few preliminary questions to determine your dental health issues, needs and wants. Our caring team will book you in for a no-obligation consultation with one of our amazing clinicians.
Our aim for your first dental appointment is to listen to you and then provide you with the possible options as per the diagnosis. so that you can make a well-informed decision for your smile.
We are the most trusted dentist in Blackburn and wider Melbourne region. Our sleep dentistry services are very popular among clients who are anxious about coming to dentists. We see anxious dental patients who travel large distances to see our team.

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