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Dr Mithun Shetty and Dr Priya Naik | Dentist Castlemaine

Dr Mithun Shetty & Dr Priya Naik

Mithun and Priya are experienced and dedicated dental surgeons with a vision to cater to the needs of the community and contribute to its success.

They have been trained in the best clinical skills – Mithun has a Masters in Periodontics from India and has successfully completed a course in Implantology in Sydney; Priya has a Masters in Endodontics from India.

They are currently licensed as General Dental Surgeons (Australian Dental Board Certified) in Australia. The two have been excellent team leaders.

Mithun’s kindness and passion complimented by Priya’s cheerful and caring nature contribute to their excellent rapport with people of all ages. Loving parents to two young boys, Mithun spends his leisure playing golf, fishing while Priya loves travelling, cooking and spending time with family and friends. Mithun is an ardent soccer and cricket fan too.

Dr Meray Mansour

Dr Meray Mansour  (General Dentist)

BHSc Dent, MDent (LaTrobe)

I have called Bendigo home since 2008 and this year I’ve been incredibly lucky to work in Castlemaine at Castlemaine Smiles Dental. The team here is incredibly friendly and truly go the extra mile for each patient and clinician which pushes me to be the best dentist that I can be.

I’ve always known that I wanted to study and work where I was raised, so graduating from La Trobe University Bendigo with a Bachelor of Health Science and Masters in Dentistry was a great achievement for me.

I love all aspects of dentistry and the beauty of my job is that I get to experience every part of it. However, I do enjoy paediatric dentistry and cosmetic dentistry as it can have a big impact on people’s confidence.

Outside of work I love oil painting and spending time with my friends and family.

Dr Andrew Shehata

Dr Andrew Shehata (General Dentist)

Originally from Melbourne, I came to enjoy living and studying in the area when I began my Bachelor of Health Science and Masters in Dentistry degree in La Trobe University Bendigo.

I’ve enjoyed working in Castlemaine this year, in all aspects of dentistry. My particular interest is in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. In my free time I enjoy cycling and spending time outdoors.

Shruti Parekh

Shruti Parekh (Oral Health Therapist)

Shruti graduated from the University of Otago in 2009 with a Bachelor of Oral Health. Shruti diagnoses and helps prevent gum disease, as well as general dentistry for patients up to the age of 25 years old. Shruti enjoys working alongside patients to improve their overall outlook on dental health and gain a better understanding of preventative dentistry. Shruti likes working alongside the dental team to manage and treat gum disease for patients. Moreover, Shruti is great with building a relationship with patients to be able to turn what may have been a negative experience into a positive one. In her spare time Shruti enjoys photography, especially black and white portrait photography.