Maven Dental Brunswick

Meet The Team

Dr Sara
Associate Dentist

Dr Sara Merritt

Dr Sara Merritt is a New Zealand-qualified dentist who gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Otago in 2016. Starting her career with Smile Dental, she worked in several clinics throughout the Auckland area, providing a variety of general dental treatments. Originally from Tauranga in the sunny Bay of Plenty, she practiced on the Sunshine Coast for four years before relocating her practice to Maven Dental Brunswick.

Dr Sara appreciates the variety that general dentistry offers and enjoys all aspects of providing dental care for all the family and for all ages. She also enjoys the…

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Dr Sara Merritt is a New Zealand-qualified dentist who gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Otago in 2016. Starting her career with Smile Dental, she worked in several clinics throughout the Auckland area, providing a variety of general dental treatments. Originally from Tauranga in the sunny Bay of Plenty, she practiced on the Sunshine Coast for four years before relocating her practice to Maven Dental Brunswick.

Dr Sara appreciates the variety that general dentistry offers and enjoys all aspects of providing dental care for all the family and for all ages. She also enjoys the detail challenges of ceramic restorations and takes every opportunity to keep up to date with technological advancements and techniques.

This is the first time Dr Sara has lived in Melbourne and she is enjoying exploring the city. When not practicing, she loves to play football, surf and spend time with friends and family, plus travel when she can. She’s also a bit of a foodie, so on weekends, you’ll often see her out with friends trying new cafes and restaurants!

Dr Mitali
Associate Dentist

Dr Mitali Syamal

Dr Mitali Syamal graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2020 and has since gained invaluable experience working across the Wimmera Base Hospital and Ballarat Health Services. 

Dr Syamal loves building rapport with patients and easing their anxiety in the dental chair.

Farah Saleem V2
Dental Hygienist

Farah Saleem

Farah Saleem has worked in the dental industry in Australia since 2016, before completing her Dental Hygiene from TAFE SA as a decorated achiever. Since then, she has worked as a Dental Hygienist in various clinics.  

As a Hygienist, Farah’s approach is to ensure each patient’s treatment is comprehensive, thanks to her flair for attention to detail. Her bubbly yet gentle approach to treatment helps ensure every patient's dental treatment is a positive experience. She goes the extra mile to understand her patients' needs to best safeguard their oral health into the future.

Farah has a particular interest in:

  • the…
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Farah Saleem has worked in the dental industry in Australia since 2016, before completing her Dental Hygiene from TAFE SA as a decorated achiever. Since then, she has worked as a Dental Hygienist in various clinics.  

As a Hygienist, Farah’s approach is to ensure each patient’s treatment is comprehensive, thanks to her flair for attention to detail. Her bubbly yet gentle approach to treatment helps ensure every patient's dental treatment is a positive experience. She goes the extra mile to understand her patients' needs to best safeguard their oral health into the future.

Farah has a particular interest in:

  • the prevention and treatment of gum diseases; and
  • helping patients achieve good oral hygiene through healthy behaviours.

Outside of work she enjoys, Farah enjoys cooking, travelling to scenic parts of the world, and spending time with her family.