The Care For Smiles Team
The Care For Smiles team provides comprehensive dental care in a caring, patient and gentle manner.
The Care For Smiles Team is diverse and inclusive. The team, including our Principal Dentist, have multicultural backgrounds including those who have learnt English as a second language. Every team member has unique life experiences such as fleeing war zones, migration or have experienced loss at a very personal level. This makes our team humane, empathetic and passionate.
Respect, trust and kindness are core values of our Practice.
Dr Priti Rosemary Phillipos, Principal Dentist
A local resident, Dr Priti Rosemary Phillipos is an experienced General Practitioner Dentist and the founder of Care For Smiles. She is passionate about her profession. Her interests include General Dentistry, Root Canal Treatments, Cosmetic Dentistry and Minor Oral Surgery. She is a firm believer in Preventative Dentistry and timely intervention for preservation of teeth. She takes pride in offering the best dental care in a relaxed atmosphere for patients of all ages.
Dr Rosemary can communicate in a number of European, Middle Eastern and Indian languages.
Prior to setting up Care For Smiles , Dr Rosemary was a Senior Dentist and Clinical Leader at Dianella Community Health (Broadmeadows) and a Dentist at the Family Dental Clinic Thomastown.
Dr Rosemary is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA).
Dr Nish Aruliah, Dentist
Although she grew up in Melbourne, Dr Nish Aruliah obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at Adelaide University. Dr Nish is a gentle, understanding General Practitioner Dentist. She is an advocate for preventive dentistry and oral health education. She enjoys performing all aspects of dentistry including restorative work, root canal therapy, crown and bridge work, extractions, dentures and teeth whitening. A mother, she has a special interest in family and paediatric (children's) dental care as well as treating anxious patients.
Dr Nish has worked at Care For Smiles since October 2015.
Dr Nish is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA).
Dr Nish is currently on maternity leave.
Mr Chuckles and Friends
Mr Chuckles is an important member of our team.
Although he doesn't say much, Mr Chuckles provides support and comfort to all, both young and young at heart.
Mr Chuckles has several friends to help him. Meet Ladybug, Ellie Elephant and Michelangelo.