Dr. Amol Dabholkar BDS – Principal Dentist
Dr. Dabholkar has been practicing dentistry here in Australia and abroad for over 12 years. His extensive experience in his profession and commitment to serve the public pushed him to establish the Smiles Dental Care, which he serves as its principal dentist.
He has successfully completed numerous internationally renown courses and continuing education programs and has substantial experience in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He also took additional training in Orthodontics (braces treatment), Implants, Teeth Whitening and Cosmetic (Tooth-like Fillings, Veneers and Crowns/Bridges), Rotary Endodontics (Root Canal treatment) and Minor Oral Surgery (Wisdom Teeth and other surgical procedures).
His particular interests in dentistry are Smile designing and Anti-Anxiety Techniques for the Dental Phobic (including Inhalation and Oral Sedation) in Australia, New Zealand and abroad. He has acquired necessary skills and education and is working primarily in the field of surgical dentistry, implant dentistry, Orthodontics and smile designing.
Dr. Dabholkar leads a team of highly skilled and knowledgeable individuals to help manage his dental practice. They are progressive, gentle and caring towards their patients. He imparts to his staff his knowledge and skills on effective customer management and proper dental procedure delivery to provide exceptional and quality service with a smile!
Melody Napper – Practice Manager
Melody began her dental nursing career here in Margate in 1984 so she brings a lot of experience to Smiles. Married for twenty-five years, she has two teenage children. Melody shares Dr Amol’s passion for delivering dentistry with a difference. A caring and compassionate person, Melody will assist in making your visit to Smiles as pleasant and comfortable of an experience for you as possible.
Vanessa Barrass – Senior Dental Assistant
Vanessa is a fully qualified and highly experienced dental assist who strives to make your visits to Smiles Dental Care exceed your expectations. She is well-versed in all dental procedures and is eager to ensure you understand what to expect during your entire treatment process. Vanessa is a mother to three children and has been heavily involved in her children’s school. As a busy mum, Vanessa is a very caring and compassionate person with a great sense of fun. With her by your side you are sure to experience a pleasant trip to the dentist every time.