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The team at Hampstead Dental

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!

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.

Kate Ricca (Oral Health Therapist)

Kate has been working a Hygienist / Oral Health Therapist for 2 years.  She is Melbourne University trained, and works gently ensuring the comfort of your visit. She is certified in Zoom Teeth Whitening.

Her nature is calm, her hand very gentle, and she takes pride in explaining what is happening for each patient, in a way that makes sense to them. With kids she tends to have a small joke with them to get onside, but maintain professional nature, while educating them on their level.

Mark Suniga (Oral Health Therapist)

Mark trained at the University of Melbourne and is a dual dental therapist/hygienist. He has a caring nature, gentle hands and takes time with your care.

His keen interest in your gum health as a gateway to total overall health is apparent in the time he takes to explain the issues that are relevant for each patient. Children love Mark in his role as dental therapist. He has a great connection with our younger patients that helps them understand the need to brush and keep up good oral hygiene to reduce dental visits. Mark also enjoys working with patients who are looking to whiten their teeth with our Zoom! teeth whitening treatment.  Mark is also certified to operate the in-house CT Scan Xray.

Schedule an Appointment Today

Contact our Maribyrnong practice today to book an appointment. We look forward to caring for your smile!

* Any invasive or surgical procedure may carry risks. Before moving forward, it is recommended that you seek a second opinion from an appropriately licensed medical professional.

Hampstead Dental Team | (03) 9318 5599