Our Team at Malvern East Dental are all Australian trained professionals with many years of experience and are all ADA Members.
Dr Sharon Seoud - Principal Dental Surgeon
BSc (University of Melb), BDSc (University of Melb)
Dr Sharon Seoud graduated from The University of Melbourne in 1996 and gained her experience at Collin's Street ,Templestowe, Ormond, Knox and Elizabeth Street practices before acquiring Malvern East Dental in 2000.
Dr Seoud is a caring and highly experienced dentist, with interest in all aspects of dentistry, particularly conservative, holistic, cosmetic and pediatric treatments. The local community quickly warmed to Dr Seoud's caring and gentle nature and have made the practice the success it is today.
Dr Seoud is available Part Time these days as she is also committed to her young family which includes a child with special needs.
Dr Lara Jeyaretnam
BSc (University of Adel), BDSc (University of Syd)
Dr Lara Jeyaretnam completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Adelaide, majoring in Psychology and Physiology, and went on to complete her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Sydney in 2002.
She enjoys being in general family dentistry, and being a mum of three kids herself, finds the interaction with people and their families very rewarding. Her approach focuses on prevention, conservation and maintenance of oral health.
Dr Guy Turton
BDS (Distinction) University of Otago, New Zealand
Following graduation in 2006, Guy worked as a Maxillo-facial House Surgeon at Waikato Hospital and as a Professional Practice Fellow at the University of Otago. Since crossing the Ditch in 2009, Guy has worked in general dental practices in Elwood, Armadale and Narre Warren. He has been working at Malvern East Dental since early 2013. Guy has experience in all facets of Dentistry including Crown and Bridge and Endodontics. Guy has a special interest in Orthodontics.
Dr Tahlia Cocks
BDSc (University of Melb)
Dr Tahlia Cocks received her training from the University of Melbourne. She has particular interests in preventive, conservative and Orthodontic Dentistry.
Dr David Cao
BDSc (University of Melb)
Dental Surgeon Dr David Cao has extensive experience in areas of Cosmetic Dentistry and all aspects of general dentistry with particular interest in the fields of crown and bridge, endodontics and implantology.
Dr Cao is married and a father of 2 kids.
Dental Assistants and Staff
Mimi, Natasha, Kelly and Michele will ensure that you have a stress free and comfortable experience. They will ensure you understand your treatment and answer any questions you may have. Our friendly office staff are here to help you schedule appointments and arrange payment options that suit you. Our staff are experienced in Health Fund claims and Medicare procedures. They will help advise you on payment methods that are available to you.