Professional dental care with a personal touch

The professional team at Lower Plenty Dental take dental care very seriously.  And we do so in a very friendly way!  We like to build relationships with our patients in order to provide the very best overall dental care.  And we look forward to continuing these relationships for many years to come.

Dental care your way

At Lower Plenty Dental we offer an extensive range of dental health care services.  Enthusiasm, kindness and attention come as standard with each.  Plus, with dental therapists for the treatment of children, you can be sure your kids’ smiles are in expert hands.

A thorough dental care experience

At Lower Plenty Dental, our team includes highly skilled dentists, dental surgeons, dental hygienists and dental therapists.  We provide expert tooth and gum care through early detection and thorough treatment.  With so many dental services available under one roof, you know you’re getting the best possible oral health care with the minimum of fuss.

Tony is the principal dentist and practice owner at Lower Plenty Dental, he is a 1987 Melbourne University graduate.  Tony purchased the practice in 1991 from Dr Brendan Kruger who established the clinic back in 1968.  Tony enjoys providing all types of dental treatment, with a special interest in restoring dental aesthetics and function.  His philosophy is to provide quality dentistry in caring and comfortable surroundings. Tony is a member of the Australian Dental Association , the International Team for Implantology and a member of Autism Victoria. Tony lives locally and has four children. In his spare time Tony enjoys cycling, walking, golf, playing with technology (repairing items the kids have destroyed - for example) and sleeping. Tony speaks English and some Italian.

Grazia graduated in 2001 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science.  She is a member of the Australia Dental Association.  Grazia enjoys all aspects of dental treatment, particularly preventive dentistry, patient education and aesthetic dentistry.  She enjoys treating patients of all age groups especially children.  In her spare time, Grazia loves spending time with her four boys and also likes reading, gardening, cooking, and interior decorating.  Grazia speaks English and Italian.  Grazia previously practised in South Morang.

Mailen graduated in 2005 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science.  Mai has a passion for oral health and the ‘prevention of tooth decay’ is her main focus.  Mailen has successfully completed the Invisalign accreditation requirements and loves helping people achieve a great smile without the need for braces.  In her spare time Mailen enjoys reading, sketching, singing and especially spending time with her Four children Isaiah, Jonathan, Micah and Delilah.  Mailen speaks English, Spanish and Auslan (Australian sign language).

Anna obtained her Bachelor of Oral Health Degree in 2007. She specialises in the prevention and treatment of gum conditions and the maintenance of optimum oral health. Anna enjoys working with her patients to motivate people to achieve their best in a relaxing environment. Anna enjoys treating children and young adults and enjoys promoting oral health in the community with talks and demonstrations at local schools and kindergartens.  Anna loves travelling and in her spare time enjoys reading and cooking.  Anna speaks English and Greek.

Isia grew up in and received her dental hygienist training in Toronto, Canada. She fulfilled a lifetime dream to move to Australia over 25 years ago.  Isia's Interests include bridge playing and fine art.  Isia is also a passionate Western Bulldogs member.  Isia's favourite saying "You only have to floss the teeth you want to keep".  Isia speaks English and Polish.

  Kate graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Oral Health.  She is qualified in both Dental Therapy and Dental Hygiene.  Kate has been active in the Dental Hygiene Association of Victoria since graduating.  Kate is passionate about oral health and has a strong commitment to providing patient centred care with a focus on encouraging overall health.  In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, playing the piano and spending time with puppy.  Kate speaks English and Macedonian.

Esther graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Melbourne in 2013. After which she joined volunteer projects in Asia whilst working in private practice in Victoria. She is passionate towards all aspects of general and prevention dentistry, particularly children's dentistry, periodontics and interceptive orthodontics. Esther enjoys empowering her patients to achieve healthy and beautiful smiles. She often engages with children by promoting oral health at special needs schools and enjoys educating parents about maintaing good oral hygiene at home. Esther loves spending time with her dog at the beach and also enjoys running, reading, knitting and plays golf in her spare time. Esther speaks English and Korean. 

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