Dental Hygienist/Oral Health Therapist
Melwyn obtained his Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Sydney in 2012 and joined the team at Evatt Dental Care in early 2013. Melwyn's degree sees him formally qualified as an Oral Health Therapist. This means that he is able to treat gum disease as a hygienist for patients of any age. In addition to this, Melwyn’s scope gives him the opportunity to practice paediatric restorative dentistry on patients under the age of 18.
Treating his patients with a high level of respect and care, Melwyn strives to bring out the best in his patients. He believes in empowering individuals to make positive changes, that results in an improvement in their dental and general health. Melwyn is passionate about dental health promotion and continues to make countless visits to local schools and preschools. He is proud to deliver educational presentations to children on the importance of maintaining excellent dental health and its key role in the prevention of dental issues.
Whilst Melwyn enjoys treating all patients under his care, he has always shown a natural affinity for treating children. He is continually humbled by the compliments he receives with regards to his ability to treat younger patients and those who are anxious. He strives to make dental visits enjoyable, and is truly passionate about creating a comfortable environment that allows patients to feel at ease.
Melwyn possesses a keen desire to learn, and continually attends professional development courses to build on his knowledge of dentistry and general health.
In his spare time Melwyn enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys recreational outdoor activities and sports which include Tennis, Cricket, Swimming and Running.