Dr Cigdem Kipel is a multi-award winning cosmetic dentist with top patient reviews and a passion for improving smile aesthetics. Her outstanding skills in patient communication enable her to deliver treatment outcomes of exceptional quality with care, compassion, and a gentle touch.
A Gentle Touch
Cigdem believes that dental treatment should be performed with patient comfort as a top priority. She has mastered the delicate skills involved in minimising discomfort during dental procedures and many of her patients commend her on her gentle touch and sense of care, often commenting that they “didn’t feel a thing”.
Dr Kipel is particularly skilled in working with anxious patients and understands the special care and attention required to achieve an optimal outcome for those who have experienced fear, nervousness and anxiety with dental treatment in the past. She understands the importance of empathy, patience and building trusting relationships as keys to instilling confidence for her patients and allowing them to regain pride in their smile.
One of Dr Kipel’s greatest passions is cosmetic dentistry. She has a keen eye for the artistic details that make up a beautiful smile and understands the individual aesthetic variations needed for each of her patients. As always, her top skills in communication are paramount in creating a shared vision with her patients to obtain the “dream smile” they imagined for themselves. She has gained extensive experience in straightening teeth Invisalign, replacing missing teeth with implants and frequently attends coursework to expand her skillset and stay at the forefront of a continuously evolving technology. Hundreds of patients have thanked her for giving them their dream smile.
Education and Leadership
Dr Kipel graduated in 2009 from Griffith University in Queensland with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry.
As a well-known leader in her professional community, she lectures across a number of subjects including cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, digital dentistry and provides mentorship to many young dentists.
Dr Kipel has been a speaker for Invisalign, The Royal College of Dental Surgeons, the Australian Dental Association, GIDE implants, Trios 3Shape Digital, Sydney University and more. She is also the host of Australia’s no.1 dental podcast, Dental Headstart.
As a high achieving individual, Dr Kipel has been awarded multiple academic prizes throughout her education and career. She was:
Awarded the ADA prize for 1st place in graduating year (highest GPA) of her Bachelor’s Degree, BOralH(Dsc)
Awarded the Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence – for students attaining academic results within the top 5% for 5 consecutive years (2005-09)
Awarded the Australian Society of Orthodontics Prize for 1st in Orthodontics
Awarded the Australia and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Prize for 1st in Paediatric Dentistry
Awarded the 2nd Place International Prize and Top Honours in Implant Dentistry for academic achievement in the gIDE Master Clinician Program
Awarded official commendations for all 6 (of 6) RACDS Primary Examination subjects
Admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS)