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Continual Pursuit of Clinical Excellence

We believe that by sharing the knowledge and expertise of our clinical network, we are able to put people first…not just patients but clinicians and staff too.


Clinical Advisory Board

The Maven Dental Group Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) is fundamental to the long term success of our business. The CAB is an independent committee dedicated to the clinical needs of our group, comprised of Maven Dental Group clinicians and chaired by Dr Fred Calavassy with the support of the MDG Senior Management Team.
Board Chair, Dr Fred Calavassy, joined the CAB because he wanted to assist in not only the growth of Maven Dental Group but, more importantly, the provision of excellence in dental care to all patients, on a daily basis.
“As Chair of the Clinical Advisory Board, I don’t want to lose sight of the fundamentals of good clinical practice – excellence in patient care, satisfaction of the team in the provision of excellence and collaboration to further our pursuit of excellence,” Dr Calavassy said.
The board acts as a collaborative body for our dentists to provide meaningful input into and contribution towards the direction of our group and the industry as a whole. 

Meet Our CAB

  • Dr Fred Calavassy

    Dr Fred CalavassyCAB Chairman/Principal Dentist

  • Dr Greg Duguid

    Dr Greg DuguidPrincipal Dentist

  • Dr Joe Chau

    Dr Joe ChauPrincipal Dentist

  • Dr Ruchira Singhi

    Dr Ruchira SinghiPrincipal Dentist

  • Dr Mark Cull

    Dr Mark CullPrincipal Dentist

  • Dr Martin Pynor

    Dr Martin PynorPrincipal Dentist

  • Dr Michael Barber

    Dr Michael BarberPeriodontist

  • Dr Sean Slotar

    Dr Sean SlotarPrincipal Dentist

  • Dr Rod Ashton

    Dr Rod AshtonPrincipal Dentist


Continually reviewing and staying abreast of new procedures, products and technology whilst also providing best practice recommendations to the group, the CAB also provides solid clinical perspective across a wide range of issues. 
Included in the remit of the CAB is the development and presentation of clinical content not only for the Maven Dental Group conferences but quite often for international markets as well.  Many of the CAB clinicians are well respected and sought after, international key note speakers on topics as diverse as patient journey to complex cosmetic procedures.
In 2015, The Maven Dental Group CACB produced the ‘Clinical Best Practice Manual’. A hard copy publication of ‘best practice’ approach to many of the common aspects of clinical delivery spanning the spectrum from ‘diagnosis and treatment planning’ all the way through to ‘crown insertion’.

The CAB also delivers progressive clinical content to the network’s clinicians and provides guidance and assistance with the functional implementation of cutting edge methodologies and technologies, sparing individual practices the rigors of comprehensive testing and due diligence.
Similarly, a catalogue of endorsed products has been tested for quality and consistency and closely scrutinised by the CAB to provide the network with a range of products that can be used confidently in the practice, known as the ‘CAB Endorsed Product Range’.  This product range is constantly being reviewed and tested to ensure that maximum quality and value is being delivered to our Maven Dental Group clinicians.  


The members of the Maven Dental Group CAB not only provide direct mentorship to the clinical network but also support Lead Clinicians in their endeavours to mentor their own associates and practice support teams.
Maven Dental Group are currently piloting a formalised mentoring and development program designed to assist Lead Clinicians and Associates benefit from the vast array of collective knowledge that is the Maven Dental Group network.  Focussing not only on excellence in clinical delivery but also leadership and patient experience, the development program will facilitate shred learnings and career progression paths.

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