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Meet Our Team

The caring and dedicated team at Hampstead Dental are passionate about providing exceptional dental care in a warm and friendly environment. They love to help our patients achieve and maintain optimal oral health and beautiful, confident smiles. We’d like you to get to know them better!


Dr Kris Rajan (Dentist)

With more than 15 years of experience, Dr Kris has played an integral role of the Hampstead Dental team.

Dr Kris also has a special interest in smile makeovers, Invisalign, Crown & Bridge, Veneers & implant dentistry. You are in experienced hands.

Dr Kris is also skilled in oral surgery when it comes to Implants and wisdom teeth, providing comfortable treatment in the chair with sedation options such as nitrous and Penthrox.


Dr Betty Matthews (Dentist)

Dr Betty moved here from New Zealand 4 years ago to see what Melbourne was all about and has loved it so much it’s become her new home!

Her main areas of interest in dentistry are cosmetic and implant dentistry and she loves to see smiles transform with the variety of treatment options available in dentistry these days. Dr Betty regularly dental conferences both locally and internationally to keep up to date with the latest developments and technologies.

Outside work, she is a keen traveller and enjoys trips around Melbourne as well as exploring towns further out and overseas. She also enjoys hiking, reading, scrabble and catching up with friends.

Dr Betty’s areas of expertise are as follows:

  • crowns, bridges and veneers
  • cosmetic dentistry and smile makeovers
  • full mouth rehabilitation
  • implant dentistry
  • laser dentistry
  • extractions
  • root canal treatment
  • general dentistry


Matthew Habib (Oral Health Therapist)

Matthew is a dual Hygienist/Dental Therapist, receiving his training at University of Melbourne. He loves working with kids and adults alike, helping them to achieve optimum oral health.

Matthew has undertaken additional training in Zoom Teeth Whitening and is an invaluable part of our team. He also can be a vital link at regular check-ups and appointments for root planing to address gum disease (gingivitis).


Jess Sutton-Elliott (Oral Health Therapist)

Our dual dental therapist/hygienist trained in Perth and is a highly valued team member in the field of gum health and kids dentistry. Jess takes time with your care and will discuss the health of your gums and teeth in-depth with you. She also helps with deep cleanings to address problem areas of periodontitis (gum disease).

With her dental therapist hat on, she engages and connects well with children and can take care of the dental needs of all ages, from infants to age 25. She can assist children with everything from sports mouthguards to teen dental vouchers and fissure sealants—all with a smile on her face!


Lucia Nguyen (Oral Therapist)

Lucia completed her studies at Charles Stuart University and now calls Melbourne home. She has an interest in periodontal treatment and loves working with kids. Zoom! Teeth Whitening is one of her favourite treatments to perform. She has recently completed certification to be able to take CT scans for our patients.

Lucia has a wide scope of practice, having collected additional training to be able to diagnose and provide adults with additional treatment in conjunction with our dentists. She enjoys yoga, reading and travel when she is not caring for our patients.


Emily Davies (Oral Health Therapist)

Emily trained at the University of Melbourne graduating about 5 years ago, and is a dual Dental Therapist/Hygienist. She has a caring nature and a gentle hand, and takes time with your care.

Her interest in helping you brush and floss well, and improving your overall health through making sure your gums are free from periodontal disease.  Children and adults alike love Emily in her role as Dental Therapist.  She is certified in Zoom! teeth whitening.