MEET THE TEAM

Meet the Team

Our Team

Qualified, experienced, professional, caring… we look for these traits and more in our people. We don’t think that is too much to ask for. After all, we take your dental health and smile seriously, to create beautiful, healthy and long lasting smiles.

Dr. Reuben Sim, Principal Dentist, seeks out passionate people who are looking for a career, not simply a job. Each member of the team has special interest and expertise in their dedicated role. We work together to provide a world-class service and offer dental solutions personalised to each individual’s needs. This means you’ll see more focus, experience, commitment and passion being shown to our patients.

Our Clinicians

Dr Reuben Sim
Principal Dentist
BDS (Adelaide), FICIO, FICCDE
Skills: All on 4; Dental Implants; Cosmetic Dentistry

“Our passionate and highly-qualified team pride ourselves in being excellent problem solvers. No problem is ever too difficult for us to solve. We empower people to take action towards revealing their best self with their best smile.”

Get to know Reuben

Dr Reuben Sim graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2008 and has since received a number of awards and achievements including:

  • The Executive Dean’s Certificate of Merit. This is awarded to final year students who consistently achieve high grades throughout the 5 years of their dental degree. This award is only given to 3 recipients.
  • The South Australian Dental Service Prize (finalist). This is awarded for achieving the highest standard in clinical dentistry, professional behavior, patient care and peer support.
  • Australian Society of Periodontology Prize. This is awarded in recognition of having attained the highest standard in Periodontology for the Degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
  • Completion of Part 1 of the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellowship of the International College of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellowship of the International College of Continuing Dental Education
  • Advanced certified provider of Invisalign
  • Diode Laser Certification

Dr Reuben Sim has invested much of his time, effort and expenses to travel within Australia, the UK, Romania, America, Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong to further his studies in the field of implant, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics.

The cumulative training has inspired Dr Reuben Sim to push the boundaries of excellence in diagnosing and thinking out of the box to provide options to his clients to help achieve the results they desire. Using a wide range of advanced techniques, he has developed an eye for aesthetics.

Reuben met his wife May during University days, and they share great passion not just in dentistry, but also in travelling. During his free time, Reuben enjoys spending time with his family, and especially enjoying the cuddle times with his baby boy, Ryan. He will not miss an opportunity for a good game of squash and badminton with his mates. He is also in the midst of training for charity bike ride in Thailand.

Dr May Chan
Principal Dentist
BDS (Adelaide), FICCDE (Ortho)
Skills: Invisalign; Cosmetic Dentistry

“Through personal experience, passion and empathy, we know what it takes to create a smile that you’ll love through a unique simple, pain-free and predictable experience.
We empower people to take action towards revealing their best self with their best smile.”

Get to know May

Dr May Chan completed her dental training and graduated from the University of Adelaide. She has since achieved a variety of awards and achievements including:

  • Graduating with Honors from the Progressive Orthodontic Seminars (USA)
  • Completing part 1 of the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellowship at the International College of Continuing Dental Education
  • Advanced certified provider of Invisalign
  • Diode Laser Certification
  • Digital Smile Design Certification

Dr Chan has travelled to various countries to learn the best possible skills and implementations of cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics including Invisalign; this includes travel to the UK, America, Romania, Singapore and Hong Kong.

She works with passion and is evident from the numerous heart-felt and wonderful testimonials from patients. She achieves this by combining clinical excellence and empathising with the patients, listening and understanding their concerns, be it fear and anxiety, costs or the complexity of the procedure.

When she was 9 years of age, May had a traumatic fall and broke her front teeth. After the incident, she suffered from an unattractive smile and was very self conscious of her smile. This experience inspired her to become a dentist specialising in the field of cosmetic dentistry to improve the smile of her clients – as she believes that having a smile you love is the key to happiness.

Dr Chu Tan
Associate Dentist
BDSc (Melbourne), FICCDE (Ortho)
Skills: Invisalign, Orthodontics, General and Cosmetic Dentistry

“My aim is to create a healthy mouth which gives patients the confidence to smile again and provide the highest level of care to my patients improving both aesthetics and function at the same time.”

Get to know Chu

Chu graduated from the University of Melbourne Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours. After practicing dentistry in numerous clinics around Melbourne, she has finally found a dental practice that aligns with her idea of ultimate patient centred care.

Chu enjoys making positive impacts on patient’s quality of life through eliminating disease, improving aesthetics and function, aiming to create a healthy mouth which gives you the confidence to smile.

The desire to provide the best treatment for her patients has prompted her to complete hundreds of hours of continuous education. By constantly updating her skills and knowledge, Chu ensures that her patients are receiving the best care possible.

Her passion in helping people saw her traveling as a dental volunteer to Vanuatu, where she provided free dental treatments to the underprivileged and promoted dental health education at schools. She hopes her volunteer work will take her to other underprivileged communities.

Outside of work, Chu loves to explore cafes and restaurants in search of delicious food. She can often be spotted practising Bikram yoga or playing badminton to keep fit and healthy.

Dr Jasmine Hii
Associate Dentist
MD (La Trobe), FICCDE (Ortho)
Skills: General and Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Wisdom Teeth Removal

“I love to help patients feel beautiful and confident in themselves through their smile”

Get to know Jasmine

Since Dr. Jasmine Hii completed her Bachelor and Health Sciences in Dentistry and Masters of Dentistry in 2013, she has gained a wealth of experience practising as a general dentist at various clinics across Melbourne. Her broad exposure to patients of various ages and different conditions and treatment needs has enabled her to provide the highest level of patient care and develop the highest quality treatment plans. Dr. Jasmine Hii has a strong interest in aesthetic and restorative dentistry and aims to help all her patients feel beautiful and confident with their smiles.

Outside of work, Jasmine has a strong passion for the community, volunteering and international missionary projects. This has seen her volunteer for dental/medical missionary projects in the Philippines over the past two years. She also has a keen interest in fashion and enjoys music, food, cooking and travelling with her family.

Dr Julie Vo
Associate Dentist
BDS (Adelaide)
Skills: General and Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Invisalign, Cosmetic Injections and Dermal Fillers

“Your smile is a gift that leaves a terrific first impression, and I would love to create that gift for you”

Get to know Julie

Julie’s goal has been to deliver her patients the best cutting edge, painless, proven dental treatments. Since graduating in 2005 and working over 10 years in the dental industry, she is proud to offer you the unique, friendly and professional service that she has always wanted to give. Her inviting personality and smile makes her patients feel immediately comfortable.
She is passionate about life and family as she is about continuing dental education and enhancing natural beauty. She loves making people feel confident, happy and beautiful through their smiles and cosmetic enhancements and seeing her patients be amazed by the results. Her skills are very versatile and world-class, that she is able to create and design a smile you will love, personalised to you. We love having Julie with us.

Dr Craig Woodwark
Associate Dentist
BDS (Wits)
Skills: Root Canal Treatments, General Dentistry

“I love to help people smile again who may be in pain or discomfort caused by infected teeth.”

Get to know Craig

Craig is a very skilful dentist. His passion is root canal treatments as the treatment is aimed at treating infected teeth with a dead or dying nerve as he loves to help people keep their natural teeth and has a special interest in preserving teeth.

When he is not working, Craig enjoys spending time with family and friends and going for long bike rides.

Obie Chan
Oral Health Therapist
BOH (Melbourne)
Skills: Kids and Family Dentistry, Teeth Whitening and Hygiene

“I have a special interest in educating adults and children about the importance of oral health from a young age, so that they can have healthy gums and teeth for life.”

Get to know Obie

Obie is an Oral Health Therapist that graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2012. Obie strives to create a gentle and soothing dental experience for all of his patients!

As an Oral Health Therapist Obie works in conjunction with the dentists to help prevent dental disease with a focus on gum health and children’s dental health. He also has a keen interest in helping patients with dental fears and educating patients ways to improve their oral hygiene.

Obie participates in many continuing education courses relating to the treatment of children and the most up to date information on gum disease.

In his free time Obie plays gridiron with the Melbourne University Gridiron Club and participates in Olympic weightlifting at the Hawthorn Weightlifting Club.

Judy Chiang
Dental Hygienist
BOH (Adelaide)
Skills: Teeth Whitening and Hygiene

“My passion is to help you manage your dental health and ensure that your teeth feel healthy and clean after every visit.”

Get to know Judy

Judy is an Oral Health Therapist that graduated from The University of Adelaide and relocated to Melbourne to work in Melbourne’s top dental practices. Judy has an obsession and passion with cleaning teeth and her work educating people and children about oral hygiene.

She enjoys her work and aims to provide each patient a personalised, relaxing and caring experience. Through continued education and nurturing personality, Judy hopes she helps patients keep their natural set of teeth for life and optimal oral hygiene.

No matter how long it has been since your last dental visit, Judy will check your health and condition of your teeth, gums, tongue and other soft tissues in your mouth and help you manage your oral hygiene to ensure beautiful, healthy and long-lasting teeth.

Front Office Team

Hayley Bennett
Patient Consultant

“I love my job and helping people to want to smile again. My greatest satisfaction comes from being able to play a part in and share patient’s smile journey.”

Get to know Hayley

Hayley’s role as a Patient Consultant is to educate our patients about their dental condition and their treatment choices. Hayley is able to adapt and bring a sense of caml to any situation from a patient’s fear of dentistry to discussing financial circumstances. Hayley also oversee that every patient’s needs are met and that they are comfortable throughout their dental journey at Dental Boutique.

Hayley has a whelm of experience in the dental industry. She first started as a trainee assistant just under 10 years ago, and she has since completed Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting and Certificate 4 in Dental Radiology.

Hayley loves her job and helping people to want to smile again. Her greatest satisfaction comes from being able to play a part in and share our patient’s dental transformation journey – changing one smile at a time. She believes that if you find a job that you love, you will never work a day in your life.

During her spare time, she enjoys going out for dinner and catching up with her friends. She also loves getting outdoors with her partner Will, and spoiling her dogs – Cyril and Lola.

Mairead Shiels
Invisalign and Lab Coordinator

“I love contributing to our patients’ smile journey so that they can have their new smile in time for that special occasion or as soon as possible, so that they can enjoy their new, beautiful smile for longer.”

Get to know Mairead

Mairead has worked in the dental industry since leaving school in 2011. She completed a certificate 3 in Dental Assisting and started her career as a dental assistant initially. Over the last 2 years, she found herself growing into the lab coordinator role since joining the team as a receptionist, as she enjoys managing all of the lab work that comes in and out of Dental Boutique, ensuring the journey for patients is simple and predictable and their new smile is created in their desired time frame.

In her spare time, Mairead loves travelling, and has visited many places including Europe, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Bali. She loves sharing her travelling stories and tips with our patients at Dental Boutique. In her spare time, she enjoys surfing, basketball, netball, keeping fit and spending time with her beloved family and friends.

Brooke Fyffe
Receptionist

“I hope to make people feel like they are at home in our practice. I believe that every patient should be treated just like my own family and friends.”

Get to know Brooke

Brooke is our lovely front desk coordinator who meets and greets all our clients at Dental Boutique. She is passionate about making patients feel welcomed and comfortable at the waiting room. In addition, she helps coordinate appointments for our patients and provides after treatment home care information and continuously adds value to patient appointment.

Brooke has worked in the dental industry for over 3 years. She has a passion for dentistry, teeth and loves seeing smile transformations of our patients from when they first walk in the door to review appointments to when they have completed treatment.

While Brooke enjoys being part of a progressive and dedicated team at Dental Boutique, she also enjoys relaxing in her spare time with her family, friends and ragdoll cats Angus and Juke.

Clinical Team

The clinical team of assistants are extremely valuable members of our practice. They allow the dentist to be able to carry out their refined procedure smoothly, and often they are mind readers that could predict and provide the right instruments and materials needed ahead. Before the patient arrives, they thoroughly prepare the room and set up carefully for each individual procedure. They are compassionate team members who ensures patients feels comfortable throughout their time in the chair by providing headphones, neck pillows, blankets or anything else that makes your time at Dental Boutique as comfortable as it can be. They also carry out sterilisation procedures to ensure excellence in infection control for the benefit of our patients and team members.

All clinical assistants of Dental Boutique have one thing in common: they are passionate about helping people and make patients feel at ease.

Taylia
Dental Assistant

“Patient comfort and happiness is my top priority.”

Get to know Taylia

Taylia is a caring and passionate Dental Assistant who loves to make sure every patient feels comfortable and relaxed during all treatments. She works closely with Dr Reuben Sim to ensure all cosmetic treatments run smoothly and every patient leaves happy and feeling confident with their new smile.

During her spare time, Taylia likes to live an active lifestyle and relax with family and friends.

Ashley
Dental Assistant

“I love to see how a new smile can change a person’s life in more ways than one.”

Get to know Ashley

Ashley’s favourite part of her job is seeing the different smile transformations and how dental treatments can change the life of an individual in many ways. She is a very cheerful and caring Dental Assistant, who aims to make sure all patients are well looked after.

In her spare time, Ashley loves to go on road trips to Lake Eildon with her family and friends to wakeboard, kneeboard and jet ski. She loves getting outdoors and making the most of her time outside of work.

Corinne
Dental Assistant

“I am passionate about all things dental!”

Get to know Corinne

Corinne is a lovely and social team member who loves to really get to know her patients inside and out. She is hard-working and dedicated to her role, and hopes to provide patients with a relaxing and pain-free experience.

On the odd occasion that she is not working, Corinne loves to travel and check out new restaurants and cafes in Melbourne.

Tegan
Dental Assistant

“I hope to make people feel confident and alleviate any dental pain and discomfort for patients so that they can enjoy life without having to worry.”

Get to know Tegan

Tegan has worked in the dental industry for many years and her main focus in her role is to help people achieve optimal dental health, alleviate any pain felt and to help patients feel confident in themselves and their smile.

Tegan worked as a Dental Assistant in Tasmania before moving to Melbourne to start a fresh, new career and take on life. Since moving to Melbourne, Tegan loves to attend music gigs and festivals and loves exploring what the city of Melbourne and Victoria as a whole has to offer.

Vanessa
Dental Assistant

“I hope to make people feel better about themselves both inside and out!”

Get to know Vanessa

Vanessa is a bubbly Dental Assistant who likes to form a connection with her patients so that they feel comfortable every visit they meet her. Her number one priority is patient comfort and she just wants to make every patient she helps feel like they are in a day spa.

During her free time, Vanessa studies nursing and enjoys the beach, camping or spending time with her dog – Ollie. She likes to keep busy and do a variety of things to keep active.

Support Team

Linda Clayton
Practice Manager

“I love seeing our patients smiles change their life in many ways beyond addressing their dental concerns; in ways that make them feel more confident and happier in themselves that enables them to be the best version of themselves.”

Get to know Linda

Linda’s role as Practice Manager is to ensure that all the patients at Dental Boutique experience a positive, exceptional experience from the very first point of contact. Linda is a compassionate team member who has a wealth of understanding and empathy for all our patients. Linda is able to adapt and bring a sense of calm to any situation from a patient’s fear of dentistry to discussing financial circumstances.

Linda has worked in various areas of the dental industry for over 25 years. Starting as a trainee dental assistant and moving to a senior assistant, receptionist onto a dental sales representative within an International company. Linda extended her passion even further and married a dental technician and together they ran a fully serviced dental laboratory. The experience that she gained from running her own business brings invaluable skills and understanding to her role that she has embraced as patient coordinator at Dental Boutique.

Linda’s extensive knowledge is never ending as she embraces continuing education. She has a Certificate IV in Health Administration and never shies away from the chance to continue her education.

Dentistry has always been a part of Linda’s world. Linda shares this with her husband Matthew and together they have two incredible young men, Harrison and Tomas. The men in Linda’s life are her world. Linda enjoys cooking for them, revels in girl’s weekends away. Traveling is another passion where the family can relax and unwind but it’s very important that they experience the culture of the country they may be visiting to ensure they remain grounded.

Annalise Tomaselli
Project Manager

“I love combining my skills and passion for dentistry together in my work and aim to change the lives of many patients in all that I oversee and deliver at Dental Boutique.”

Get to know Annalise

Annalise is an enthusiastic team member that has always been interested in the dental industry since she can remember. Having the opportunity to combine her passions, skills and interests in the one workplace makes her feel very grateful and work enjoyable. She lives a very face-paced lifestyle and always has her finger on the pulse, ready to take on new challenges or anything that comes her way.

Her experience extends to delivering digital, engagement and strategic communication solutions and managing multiple projects at a high standard.

She has a passion for three C’s – coffee, chocolate and communications who enjoys keeping up with the latest trends, spending time with her family and friends and holidaying in Europe.

Mirella Chessari
Bookkeeper

“I love the team environment, working together and seeing the team and practice grow every year.”

Get to know Mirella

Mirella is our talented bookkeeper who organises and manages all of our finances and has been managing accounts for many years, including for her own transport company.

She loves working at Dental Boutique because it is a different industry to her previous work experiences and she enjoys the new challenges and excitement of working in a dental practice. Working on her own in most of her other roles, Mirella enjoys working in a team environment.

Our Team

Qualified, experienced, professional, caring… we look for these traits and more in our people. We don’t think that is too much to ask for. After all, we take your dental health and smile seriously, to create beautiful, healthy and long lasting smiles.

Dr. Reuben Sim, Principal Dentist, seeks out passionate people who are looking for a career, not simply a job. Each member of the team has special interest and expertise in their dedicated role. We work together to provide a world-class service and offer dental solutions personalised to each individual’s needs. This means you’ll see more focus, experience, commitment and passion being shown to our patients.

Our Clinicians

Dr Reuben Sim
Principal Dentist
BDS (Adelaide), FICIO, FICCDE
Skills: All on 4; Dental Implants; Cosmetic Dentistry

“Our passionate and highly-qualified team pride ourselves in being excellent problem solvers. No problem is ever too difficult for us to solve. We empower people to take action towards revealing their best self with their best smile.”

Get to know Reuben

Dr Reuben Sim graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2008 and has since received a number of awards and achievements including:

  • The Executive Dean’s Certificate of Merit. This is awarded to final year students who consistently achieve high grades throughout the 5 years of their dental degree. This award is only given to 3 recipients.
  • The South Australian Dental Service Prize (finalist). This is awarded for achieving the highest standard in clinical dentistry, professional behavior, patient care and peer support.
  • Australian Society of Periodontology Prize. This is awarded in recognition of having attained the highest standard in Periodontology for the Degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
  • Completion of Part 1 of the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellowship of the International College of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellowship of the International College of Continuing Dental Education
  • Advanced certified provider of Invisalign
  • Diode Laser Certification

Dr Reuben Sim has invested much of his time, effort and expenses to travel within Australia, the UK, Romania, America, Mexico, Singapore, Hong Kong to further his studies in the field of implant, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics.

The cumulative training has inspired Dr Reuben Sim to push the boundaries of excellence in diagnosing and thinking out of the box to provide options to his clients to help achieve the results they desire. Using a wide range of advanced techniques, he has developed an eye for aesthetics.

Reuben met his wife May during University days, and they share great passion not just in dentistry, but also in travelling. During his free time, Reuben enjoys spending time with his family, and especially enjoying the cuddle times with his baby boy, Ryan. He will not miss an opportunity for a good game of squash and badminton with his mates. He is also in the midst of training for charity bike ride in Thailand.

Dr May Chan
Principal Dentist
BDS (Adelaide), FICCDE (Ortho)
Skills: Invisalign; Cosmetic Dentistry

“Through personal experience, passion and empathy, we know what it takes to create a smile that you’ll love through a unique simple, pain-free and predictable experience.
We empower people to take action towards revealing their best self with their best smile.”

Get to know May

Dr May Chan completed her dental training and graduated from the University of Adelaide. She has since achieved a variety of awards and achievements including:

  • Graduating with Honors from the Progressive Orthodontic Seminars (USA)
  • Completing part 1 of the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellowship at the International College of Continuing Dental Education
  • Advanced certified provider of Invisalign
  • Diode Laser Certification
  • Digital Smile Design Certification

Dr Chan has travelled to various countries to learn the best possible skills and implementations of cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics including Invisalign; this includes travel to the UK, America, Romania, Singapore and Hong Kong.

She works with passion and is evident from the numerous heart-felt and wonderful testimonials from patients. She achieves this by combining clinical excellence and empathising with the patients, listening and understanding their concerns, be it fear and anxiety, costs or the complexity of the procedure.

When she was 9 years of age, May had a traumatic fall and broke her front teeth. After the incident, she suffered from an unattractive smile and was very self conscious of her smile. This experience inspired her to become a dentist specialising in the field of cosmetic dentistry to improve the smile of her clients – as she believes that having a smile you love is the key to happiness.

Dr Chu Tan
Associate Dentist
BDSc (Melbourne), FICCDE (Ortho)
Skills: Invisalign, Orthodontics, General and Cosmetic Dentistry

“My aim is to create a healthy mouth which gives patients the confidence to smile again and provide the highest level of care to my patients improving both aesthetics and function at the same time.”

Get to know Chu

Chu graduated from the University of Melbourne Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours. After practicing dentistry in numerous clinics around Melbourne, she has finally found a dental practice that aligns with her idea of ultimate patient centred care.

Chu enjoys making positive impacts on patient’s quality of life through eliminating disease, improving aesthetics and function, aiming to create a healthy mouth which gives you the confidence to smile.

The desire to provide the best treatment for her patients has prompted her to complete hundreds of hours of continuous education. By constantly updating her skills and knowledge, Chu ensures that her patients are receiving the best care possible.

Her passion in helping people saw her traveling as a dental volunteer to Vanuatu, where she provided free dental treatments to the underprivileged and promoted dental health education at schools. She hopes her volunteer work will take her to other underprivileged communities.

Outside of work, Chu loves to explore cafes and restaurants in search of delicious food. She can often be spotted practising Bikram yoga or playing badminton to keep fit and healthy.

Dr Jasmine Hii
Associate Dentist
MD (La Trobe), FICCDE (Ortho)
Skills: General and Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign, Orthodontics, Wisdom Teeth Removal

“I love to help patients feel beautiful and confident in themselves through their smile”

Get to know Jasmine

Since Dr. Jasmine Hii completed her Bachelor and Health Sciences in Dentistry and Masters of Dentistry in 2013, she has gained a wealth of experience practising as a general dentist at various clinics across Melbourne. Her broad exposure to patients of various ages and different conditions and treatment needs has enabled her to provide the highest level of patient care and develop the highest quality treatment plans. Dr. Jasmine Hii has a strong interest in aesthetic and restorative dentistry and aims to help all her patients feel beautiful and confident with their smiles.

Outside of work, Jasmine has a strong passion for the community, volunteering and international missionary projects. This has seen her volunteer for dental/medical missionary projects in the Philippines over the past two years. She also has a keen interest in fashion and enjoys music, food, cooking and travelling with her family.

Dr Julie Vo
Associate Dentist
BDS (Adelaide)
Skills: General and Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Invisalign, Cosmetic Injections and Dermal Fillers

“Your smile is a gift that leaves a terrific first impression, and I would love to create that gift for you”

Get to know Julie

Julie’s goal has been to deliver her patients the best cutting edge, painless, proven dental treatments. Since graduating in 2005 and working over 10 years in the dental industry, she is proud to offer you the unique, friendly and professional service that she has always wanted to give. Her inviting personality and smile makes her patients feel immediately comfortable.
She is passionate about life and family as she is about continuing dental education and enhancing natural beauty. She loves making people feel confident, happy and beautiful through their smiles and cosmetic enhancements and seeing her patients be amazed by the results. Her skills are very versatile and world-class, that she is able to create and design a smile you will love, personalised to you. We love having Julie with us.

Dr Craig Woodwark
Associate Dentist
BDS (Wits)
Skills: Root Canal Treatments, General Dentistry

“I love to help people smile again who may be in pain or discomfort caused by infected teeth.”

Get to know Craig

Craig is a very skilful dentist. His passion is root canal treatments as the treatment is aimed at treating infected teeth with a dead or dying nerve as he loves to help people keep their natural teeth and has a special interest in preserving teeth.

When he is not working, Craig enjoys spending time with family and friends and going for long bike rides.

Obie Chan
Oral Health Therapist
BOH (Melbourne)
Skills: Teeth Whitening and Hygiene

“I have a special interest in educating adults and children about the importance of oral health from a young age, so that they can have healthy gums and teeth for life.”

Get to know Obie

Obie is an Oral Health Therapist that graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2012. Obie strives to create a gentle and soothing dental experience for all of his patients!

As an Oral Health Therapist Obie works in conjunction with the dentists to help prevent dental disease with a focus on gum health and children’s dental health. He also has a keen interest in helping patients with dental fears and educating patients ways to improve their oral hygiene.

Obie participates in many continuing education courses relating to the treatment of children and the most up to date information on gum disease.

In his free time Obie plays gridiron with the Melbourne University Gridiron Club and participates in Olympic weightlifting at the Hawthorn Weightlifting Club.

Judy Chiang
Dental Hygienist
BOH (Adelaide)
Skills: Teeth Whitening and Hygiene

“My passion is to help you manage your dental health and ensure that your teeth feel healthy and clean after every visit.”

Get to know Judy

Judy is an Oral Health Therapist that graduated from The University of Adelaide and relocated to Melbourne to work in Melbourne’s top dental practices. Judy has an obsession and passion with cleaning teeth and her work educating people and children about oral hygiene.

She enjoys her work and aims to provide each patient a personalised, relaxing and caring experience. Through continued education and nurturing personality, Judy hopes she helps patients keep their natural set of teeth for life and optimal oral hygiene.

No matter how long it has been since your last dental visit, Judy will check your health and condition of your teeth, gums, tongue and other soft tissues in your mouth and help you manage your oral hygiene to ensure beautiful, healthy and long-lasting teeth.

Front Office Team

Hayley Bennett
Patient Consultant

“I love my job and helping people to want to smile again. My greatest satisfaction comes from being able to play a part in and share patient’s smile journey.”

Get to know Hayley

Hayley’s role as a Patient Consultant is to educate our patients about their dental condition and their treatment choices. Hayley is able to adapt and bring a sense of caml to any situation from a patient’s fear of dentistry to discussing financial circumstances. Hayley also oversee that every patient’s needs are met and that they are comfortable throughout their dental journey at Dental Boutique.

Hayley has a whelm of experience in the dental industry. She first started as a trainee assistant just under 10 years ago, and she has since completed Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting and Certificate 4 in Dental Radiology.

Hayley loves her job and helping people to want to smile again. Her greatest satisfaction comes from being able to play a part in and share our patient’s dental transformation journey – changing one smile at a time. She believes that if you find a job that you love, you will never work a day in your life.

During her spare time, she enjoys going out for dinner and catching up with her friends. She also loves getting outdoors with her partner Will, and spoiling her dogs – Cyril and Lola.

Mairead Shiels
Invisalign and Lab Coordinator

“I love contributing to our patients’ smile journey so that they can have their new smile in time for that special occasion or as soon as possible, so that they can enjoy their new, beautiful smile for longer.”

Get to know Mairead

Mairead has worked in the dental industry since leaving school in 2011. She completed a certificate 3 in Dental Assisting and started her career as a dental assistant initially. Over the last 2 years, she found herself growing into the lab coordinator role since joining the team as a receptionist, as she enjoys managing all of the lab work that comes in and out of Dental Boutique, ensuring the journey for patients is simple and predictable and their new smile is created in their desired time frame.

In her spare time, Mairead loves travelling, and has visited many places including Europe, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Bali. She loves sharing her travelling stories and tips with our patients at Dental Boutique. In her spare time, she enjoys surfing, basketball, netball, keeping fit and spending time with her beloved family and friends.

Brooke Fyffe
Receptionist

“I hope to make people feel like they are at home in our practice. I believe that every patient should be treated just like my own family and friends.”

Get to know Brooke

Brooke is our lovely front desk coordinator who meets and greets all our clients at Dental Boutique. She is passionate about making patients feel welcomed and comfortable at the waiting room. In addition, she helps coordinate appointments for our patients and provides after treatment home care information and continuously adds value to patient appointment.

Brooke has worked in the dental industry for over 3 years. She has a passion for dentistry, teeth and loves seeing smile transformations of our patients from when they first walk in the door to review appointments to when they have completed treatment.

While Brooke enjoys being part of a progressive and dedicated team at Dental Boutique, she also enjoys relaxing in her spare time with her family, friends and ragdoll cats Angus and Juke.

Clinical Team

The clinical team of assistants are extremely valuable members of our practice. They allow the dentist to be able to carry out their refined procedure smoothly, and often they are mind readers that could predict and provide the right instruments and materials needed ahead. Before the patient arrives, they thoroughly prepare the room and set up carefully for each individual procedure. They are compassionate team members who ensures patients feels comfortable throughout their time in the chair by providing headphones, neck pillows, blankets or anything else that makes your time at Dental Boutique as comfortable as it can be. They also carry out sterilisation procedures to ensure excellence in infection control for the benefit of our patients and team members.

All clinical assistants of Dental Boutique have one thing in common: they are passionate about helping people and make patients feel at ease.

Taylia
Dental Assistant

“Patient comfort and happiness is my top priority.”

Get to know Taylia

Taylia is a caring and passionate Dental Assistant who loves to make sure every patient feels comfortable and relaxed during all treatments. She works closely with Dr Reuben Sim to ensure all cosmetic treatments run smoothly and every patient leaves happy and feeling confident with their new smile.

During her spare time, Taylia likes to live an active lifestyle and relax with family and friends.

Ashley
Dental Assistant

“I love to see how a new smile can change a person’s life in more ways than one.”

Get to know Ashley

Ashley’s favourite part of her job is seeing the different smile transformations and how dental treatments can change the life of an individual in many ways. She is a very cheerful and caring Dental Assistant, who aims to make sure all patients are well looked after.

In her spare time, Ashley loves to go on road trips to Lake Eildon with her family and friends to wakeboard, kneeboard and jet ski. She loves getting outdoors and making the most of her time outside of work.

Corinne 
Dental Assistant

“I am passionate about all things dental!”

Get to know Corinne

Corinne is a lovely and social team member who loves to really get to know her patients inside and out. She is hard-working and dedicated to her role, and hopes to provide patients with a relaxing and pain-free experience.

On the odd occasion that she is not working, Corinne loves to travel and check out new restaurants and cafes in Melbourne.

Tegan
Dental Assistant

“I hope to make people feel confident and alleviate any dental pain and discomfort for patients so that they can enjoy life without having to worry.”

Get to know Tegan

Tegan has worked in the dental industry for many years and her main focus in her role is to help people achieve optimal dental health, alleviate any pain felt and to help patients feel confident in themselves and their smile.

Tegan worked as a Dental Assistant in Tasmania before moving to Melbourne to start a fresh, new career and take on life. Since moving to Melbourne, Tegan loves to attend music gigs and festivals and loves exploring what the city of Melbourne and Victoria as a whole has to offer.

Vanessa
Dental Assistant

“I hope to make people feel better about themselves both inside and out!”

Get to know Vanessa

Vanessa is a bubbly Dental Assistant who likes to form a connection with her patients so that they feel comfortable every visit they meet her. Her number one priority is patient comfort and she just wants to make every patient she helps feel like they are in a day spa.

During her free time, Vanessa studies nursing and enjoys the beach, camping or spending time with her dog – Ollie. She likes to keep busy and do a variety of things to keep active.

Support Team

Linda Clayton
Practice Manager

“I love seeing our patients smiles change their life in many ways beyond addressing their dental concerns; in ways that make them feel more confident and happier in themselves that enables them to be the best version of themselves.”

Get to know Linda

Linda’s role as Practice Manager is to ensure that all the patients at Dental Boutique experience a positive, exceptional experience from the very first point of contact. Linda is a compassionate team member who has a wealth of understanding and empathy for all our patients. Linda is able to adapt and bring a sense of calm to any situation from a patient’s fear of dentistry to discussing financial circumstances.

Linda has worked in various areas of the dental industry for over 25 years. Starting as a trainee dental assistant and moving to a senior assistant, receptionist onto a dental sales representative within an International company. Linda extended her passion even further and married a dental technician and together they ran a fully serviced dental laboratory. The experience that she gained from running her own business brings invaluable skills and understanding to her role that she has embraced as patient coordinator at Dental Boutique.

Linda’s extensive knowledge is never ending as she embraces continuing education. She has a Certificate IV in Health Administration and never shies away from the chance to continue her education.

Dentistry has always been a part of Linda’s world. Linda shares this with her husband Matthew and together they have two incredible young men, Harrison and Tomas. The men in Linda’s life are her world. Linda enjoys cooking for them, revels in girl’s weekends away. Traveling is another passion where the family can relax and unwind but it’s very important that they experience the culture of the country they may be visiting to ensure they remain grounded.

Annalise Tomaselli
Project Manager

“I love combining my skills and passion for dentistry together in my work and aim to change the lives of many patients in all that I oversee and deliver at Dental Boutique.”

Get to know Annalise

Annalise is an enthusiastic team member that has always been interested in the dental industry since she can remember. Having the opportunity to combine her passions, skills and interests in the one workplace makes her feel very grateful and work enjoyable. She lives a very face-paced lifestyle and always has her finger on the pulse, ready to take on new challenges or anything that comes her way.

Her experience extends to delivering digital, engagement and strategic communication solutions and managing multiple projects at a high standard.

She has a passion for three C’s – coffee, chocolate and communications who enjoys keeping up with the latest trends, spending time with her family and friends and holidaying in Europe.

Mirella Chessari
Bookkeeper

“I love the team environment, working together and seeing the team and practice grow every year.”

Get to know Mirella

Mirella is our talented bookkeeper who organises and manages all of our finances and has been managing accounts for many years, including for her own transport company.

She loves working at Dental Boutique because it is a different industry to her previous work experiences and she enjoys the new challenges and excitement of working in a dental practice. Working on her own in most of her other roles, Mirella enjoys working in a team environment.

 

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