Dr Jaclyn Wong – Dental Surgeon
MBBS, BDSc (Hons), Post Grad Dip Surg Anat
Dr Wong provides a caring and patient-centric approach to achieve natural, rejuvenated and enhanced results.Dr Wong has a special interest in oral surgery having completed both medical and dental degrees at the University of Melbourne. After completing her medical degree, Dr Wong trained for 3 years in general and specialty surgery with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. During this time, she developed a keen interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery, in particular Orthognathic and trauma surgery.
After completing a post graduate diploma in Surgical Anatomy, Dr Wong returned to Melbourne University to complete a dental degree. She graduated with Honours in Dentistry and worked as a registrar in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery for six years at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Dental Hospital and Austin Hospital.
Jaclyn’s research has included analysing the novel technique of All on 4 implant surgery with particular focus on the functional and clinical outcomes of zygomatic implants as a component of the All on 4 system. She has trained with experts in this field and travelled to Portugal to learn from the inventor of the system at the Malo Clinic.
Her medical and surgical training and post graduate education in surgical anatomy ensures that treatment is anatomically based. This is crucial to minimising complications and poor outcomes. Her keen interest in a multidisciplinary approach is pivotal to ensuring balanced dental and facial aesthetics.
Dr Wong feels that achieving that perfect smile also involves optimising the framework for your smile. By utilising the latest technology in stem cell enhanced soft and hard tissue grafting to ensure optimal aesthetic outcomes, but Dr Wong can also help you with anti-wrinkle injections (DysportTM), fillers (TeosyalTM and BelateroTM), thread lifting procedures and stem cell PRP/PRF skin resurfacing therapies.
Dr Wong will work with her patients to achieve the healthy and long term outcomes they desire, aiming for a natural, rejuvenated and enhanced result.
Dr. Bhavi Patel – Dentist
BDS (London) MSc Implantology (Bristol)
Dr Patel graduated at The Royal London Dental Hospital in 2004 and her early post-graduate years were spent in hospital posts of Oral Surgery, and Maxillofacial Surgery at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Hospital in London. During this time Dr Patel had worked in numerous consultant clinics, along with teaching undergraduate dental students. After gaining valuable hospital based experience in all aspects of surgical dentistry, she went on to working in a private practice, concentrating in aesthetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation.
Her main focus since then has been to develop her clinical skills by focusing on extensive postgraduate education and self development. Dr Patel’s passion and drive to deliver the best for her patients has fuelled me on to do multiple postgraduate courses since 2004, taking her across the London, Bristol (UK), Los Angeles, Boston, and Bern (Switzerland) to undertake training under world leading professors and institutions. In Switzerland, she gained vital education and mentorship under the guidance of Professor Daniel Buser – a pioneer in implant dentistry.
Dr Bhavi Patel is one of only a few dental surgeons to hold a Master’s of Science (MSc) in Implant dentistry which was completed over a three year period from the University of Bristol in the UK.
Dr Patel moved to Melbourne in 2013 with her husband (a Doctor) shortly after which she went on to become the practice principal of a longstanding practice on Collin’s Street in Melbourne.
She has continued developing her passion and interests in the field of implantology, aesthetic adult orthodontics and occlusion, and is a certified Inman Aligner, Six Month Smile and Sleep Apnoea Practitioner.
Her main driver and the reason Dr Patel continues to work is the satisfaction gained from improving patients smiles, their dental functioning and the watching the life transforming impact that this has had on numerous patients over the years.
Outside of dentistry, Bhavi enjoys sculpture and am an avid follower of the arts, having been surrounded by the world of arts in London. She is also keen traveller and deeply enjoy immersing herself in other cultures.
Dr Evgeny Passov – Dentist
Dr Passov enjoys treating our youngest patients and those with severe dental anxiety, behavioural or cognitive impairments. His unique sense of humour has even the most anxious of patients at ease. He graduated from the Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Israel with a Doctor of Dental Medicine and a Bachelor of Medical Science. With years of extensive experience, Dr Passov is able to handle exceptionally complicated cases, such as the placement of multiple Dental Implants (including All-on-4 cases), complex Root Canal Treatments, Bilateral Sinus Lifts and Smile Makeovers.
Dr Terence Cheong – Associate Dentist
Dr Terence Cheong graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide.
He specialises in treating patients with severe dental anxiety and endeavours to make every patients’ experience as comfortable as possible. He has a strong interest in cosmetic dentistry and is always keeping up to date with the latest technologies and techniques.
Terence is big on community; he has volunteered his services as a dentist in Papua New Guinea and as a firefighter closer to home. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys the camping, hiking and the great outdoors. He is an avid Swans fan and loves the cricket.
Dr Yuval Samuni – Specialist Dental Surgeon
He graduated from the Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Israel with a Specialist degree in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.