About us

Dentistry is our passion.

It is our aim to make you comfortable at your visit. We practice dentistry with transparency, this means no hidden surprises. Our dentists are locally trained, regularly educated, and are here to help you make an informed decision. We’re here to hold your hand to guide you through sometimes, unfortunately, difficult scenarios.

Our equipment is state of the art. We use digital radiographs, cameras and utilise digital milling services.

Our girls are all RMIT certificate-trained in Melbourne and know how to keep our place tidy! Our practice is clean, eco-friendly (mercury free, amalgam water filters, digital low exposure radiation, biodegradeable cups/plastics).

Our team is composed of 5 dentists (2 male, 3 female) to cater to your individual needs, each of us have particular fields of interest. Our aim is work together as a team to help you and only you. We all look forward to meeting you we hope you have found home.

 

Dr. Anthony Chiu (Hons.) BDSc. (W.A.)

Anthony graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Science with Honours. He worked in private practice in Perth, Western Australia before moving to Melbourne. Anthony has undertaken further training in various aspects of cosmetic procedures including aesthetic bonding (non-invasive direct bonding). He is a member of the ADA. Dr. Chiu is fluent in English and Cantonese. Anthony works from Monday to Saturdays and is dedicated to educate and provide gentle dental care his patients in all aspects of preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Joyce Lin (Hons) BDSc. (QLD) (Female)

Joyce graduated from the University of Queensland with first class honours. Joyce takes enormous pleasure in caring for and looking after all aspects of patients’ dental health. She firmly believes in the importance of education both empowering her patients with oral health knowledge as well as her own continuing professional development. Outside of dentistry, Joyce enjoys playing the piano and practising yoga. Joyce speaks English and Mandarin and is available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Dr. Darren Lai, BDSc (QLD)

Darren graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Dental Science degree from the University of Queensland. Following graduation, he has worked at various public and private dental clinics on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Melbourne. Through these experiences, I have been very blessed to be able to provide gentle, personable and meticulous dental care for my patients over the past 20 years.

Darren is passionate about all aspects of general dentistry, and has a strong interest in cosmetic dentistry, crown and bridge, and continuing education. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and 4 year old son, finding interesting restaurants in and around Melbourne, travel, movies and photography.

I look forward to working with you in providing a great dental experience and a healthy smile using the latest techniques and technologies available.

Dr. Michelle Van BHSc. MDent. (Latrobe) (Female)

Michelle graduated from Latrobe University in Bendigo with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciene and a Masters in Dentistry. She works in several private practices across Melbourne. She is an accredited provider of Relative Analgesia (Nitrous Oxide) and is a member of the ADSA and ADA. She really enjoys the management and treatment of children and believes dental visits should start early to minimise the difficulties associated with dental decay in the young. Michelle has keen interests in early intervention of orthodontic issues and is currently completing further training in fixed orthodontics. Michelle is a certified provider of Fastbraces and undergoing certification for Invisalign. Michelle is fluent in English and Japanese; with some simple Cantonese and Vietnamese.Michelle’s schedule is quite busy. She works with us part-time on Friday afterschool and Saturdays. It is a joy to have her at our practice.

Dr. Timothy Van BDSc. (W.A.)

Timothy graduated at the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor’s in Dental Science. Timothy works in several private practices across Melbourne. An as accredited provider of Relative Analgesia (Nitrous Oxide), he has been able to provide gentle dental care in a calm and caring environment without the associated anxiety. Timothy enjoys the management of complex dental problems and cosmetic rehabilitation. Timothy has interest in the management of all orthodontic issues, such as interceptive orthodontics, traditional orthodontics and the new clear Invisalign ™ and Truline ™ aligners. Timothy is an Alumni of the gIDE Master Clinician Implant Program with Loma Linda University in Los Angeles, USA. Timothy returns to Vietnam annually for voluntary dental trips through a non-profit organisation CHAT. Last trip in 2014, he lead the group to Vinh Long province to the south of Vietnam treating young children. Timothy Van is a graduate from Progressive Orthodontics, certified Invisalign / Invisalign Teen and Truline aligner provider. He is a member of the ASID, ICOI, ADA, ASDA. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Vietnamese. Timothy consults on Monday mornings and Friday evenings.