Maven Dental Busselton

Meet The Team

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Associate Dentist

Dr Collin Veeran

Dr Collin Veeran was welcomed to Maven Dental Busselton as an associate dentist. Originally from South Africa, Dr Veeran completed his dental degree at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg 1998. Since completing his first degree he has gone on to obtain a number of qualifications, including:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) - University of Durban Westville
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) - University of Witwatersrand
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (PDD, Clin.Dent) - University of Stellenbosch
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Pain and Conscious Sedation (PDD, Sedation) - University of Western Cape
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Implantology (PDD, Implantology) - University of Western…
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Dr Collin Veeran was welcomed to Maven Dental Busselton as an associate dentist. Originally from South Africa, Dr Veeran completed his dental degree at the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg 1998. Since completing his first degree he has gone on to obtain a number of qualifications, including:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) - University of Durban Westville
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) - University of Witwatersrand
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (PDD, Clin.Dent) - University of Stellenbosch
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Pain and Conscious Sedation (PDD, Sedation) - University of Western Cape
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Implantology (PDD, Implantology) - University of Western Cape

Committed to providing his patients the best in dental care and offering them a wide range of treatments, Dr Veeran places high importance on continuing his professional development. He regularly attends training and courses to remain up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry.

Outside of the practice Dr Veeran enjoys spending quality time with his family and getting outdoors, enjoying the beautiful sunsets of Geographe Bay. He hopes to learn how to scuba dive and surf during his free time.

Dr Collin Veeran is a member of the following associations:

  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • General Dental Council of United Kingdom (GDC)
  • Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  • New Zealand Dental Council (NZDC)
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Associate Dentist

Dr Marie-Louise Greenan

Maven Dental Busselton welcomed associate dentist, Dr Marie-Louise Greenan, to the practice in early 2018. Dr Greenan, although having grown up in Northern Ireland, completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the Newcastle University (UK) in 2009. Following this, she spent two years working in the UK before moving to Australia where she spent 6 months in Exmouth and 5 years working in Perth.

Within the practice Dr Greenan is passionate about providing her patients with a positive patient experience where they enjoy coming to the dentist; from getting to know them and building strong relationships to ensuring their comfort…

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Maven Dental Busselton welcomed associate dentist, Dr Marie-Louise Greenan, to the practice in early 2018. Dr Greenan, although having grown up in Northern Ireland, completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the Newcastle University (UK) in 2009. Following this, she spent two years working in the UK before moving to Australia where she spent 6 months in Exmouth and 5 years working in Perth.

Within the practice Dr Greenan is passionate about providing her patients with a positive patient experience where they enjoy coming to the dentist; from getting to know them and building strong relationships to ensuring their comfort is key throughout their visit. From a clinical perspective, she holds strong interests in Endodontics and preventative and restorative dentistry.

Dr Greenan additionally attends regular continuing professional development courses in Western Australia and webinars to ensure she remains up to date with the latest in the field of dentistry.

Away from the practice, Dr Greenan enjoys scuba diving, going to the beach and taking photos of her boyfriend as he surfs. She also enjoys spending time with her dogs (Chihuahua and Pomeranian) and looks forward to getting more animals for their farm that they've recently bought.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Nikka Nikakhtar

Dr Nikka Nikakhtar joined our Maven Dental Busselton team in early 2019. Nikka is a talented young dentist that loves helping her patients achieve a comfortable, beautiful smile.

Nikka graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of science in 2015 before going on to complete a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2018. During her time in Sydney she spent time at the Westmead Centre for oral Health, Nepean Hospital and Sydney Dental hospital fine-tuning her skills in all aspects of general and emergency dental.

Nikka loves working with children and teaching them…

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Dr Nikka Nikakhtar joined our Maven Dental Busselton team in early 2019. Nikka is a talented young dentist that loves helping her patients achieve a comfortable, beautiful smile.

Nikka graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of science in 2015 before going on to complete a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2018. During her time in Sydney she spent time at the Westmead Centre for oral Health, Nepean Hospital and Sydney Dental hospital fine-tuning her skills in all aspects of general and emergency dental.

Nikka loves working with children and teaching them the importance of good oral health practices. She is also passionate about preventative dental, restorative dentistry and endodontics. Dr Nikakhtar has a keen interest in Orthodontics and plans to complete further training in the field. She is an active member of the Australia Dental Association and regularly attends conferences and courses to keep up to date with the industry.

Away from Maven Dental Busselton Nikka enjoys adventuring and exploring the local community. She loves the serenity in Busselton and spending time along the gorgeous coast line.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Claire Shearer

Dr Claire Shearer was welcomed to the friendly Maven Dental Busselton team in early 2019 as a caring and compassionate Associate Dentist. Dr Shearer completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Glasgow in 2011. Following this, she spent one year working for National Health Service (Scotland), where she then moved to Perth to pursue a dentistry career within private practices.

From a clinical perspective, she holds strong interests in all aspects of general dentistry. Committed to upholding the highest level of dental care and encouraging positive dental experiences, Dr Shearer ensures she takes the time to understand…

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Dr Claire Shearer was welcomed to the friendly Maven Dental Busselton team in early 2019 as a caring and compassionate Associate Dentist. Dr Shearer completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Glasgow in 2011. Following this, she spent one year working for National Health Service (Scotland), where she then moved to Perth to pursue a dentistry career within private practices.

From a clinical perspective, she holds strong interests in all aspects of general dentistry. Committed to upholding the highest level of dental care and encouraging positive dental experiences, Dr Shearer ensures she takes the time to understand the individual needs and circumstances of her patients. She works with them to develop a tailored treatment plan which will deliver the best outcome.

Away from the practice, Dr Shearer enjoys going to the beach and attempting to surf the waves. She also enjoys spending time walking her dog and homeware shopping.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Christopher Lang

Dr Christopher Lang BDS, was trained in University College London. Dr Lang has 30 years of clinical experience and has been a practice owner for 27 years in the UK and in Western Australia.

Dr Lang runs clinics in Mandurah and Falcon where he performs extensive and advanced treatments such as root canal therapy, full mouth reconstructions, dental implants, including All-on-4 and cosmetic procedures. Dr Lang completed the Master Clinician Gide 1-year Dental implant program with Loma University UCLA and performs surgery under GA and IV Sedation. With his expertise in wisdom teeth, implants and bone grafting having joined Maven Dental, he is now able to offer an extensive range of affordable surgical dental services in the South West region. Giving patients the choice of local treatment, negating the need to travel to Perth and specialist referral fees.

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Dental Hygienist

Katrina Wright

Dental Hygienist, Katrina Wright, was welcomed to the Maven Dental Busselton team in September 2016. Katrina graduated in 2005 with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. After receiving her qualifications she worked in Melbourne for a year before spending some time at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia. Prior to joining the Busselton practice, she spent 9 years working at dental practice in Leederville.

In her role, Katrina is passionate about meeting new people and helping them to achieve good results in their oral health. She is also a member of the Dental Hygienist Association Australia and committed to…

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Dental Hygienist, Katrina Wright, was welcomed to the Maven Dental Busselton team in September 2016. Katrina graduated in 2005 with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. After receiving her qualifications she worked in Melbourne for a year before spending some time at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia. Prior to joining the Busselton practice, she spent 9 years working at dental practice in Leederville.

In her role, Katrina is passionate about meeting new people and helping them to achieve good results in their oral health. She is also a member of the Dental Hygienist Association Australia and committed to upholding high standards within her work as a dental hygienist.

Away from work, Katrina is often found playing sport or spending time with her family.

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Practice Manager

Alison Bell

Alison Bell completed her Certificate IV in Dental Assisting at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, Nedlands, in 2006. After a number of years living and working in Mandurah, WA, Alison made the move to Busselton in 2013 and joined the Maven Dental Busselton team as practice manager. As practice manager she is committed to delivering outstanding customer service and overseeing the daily operations of the practice. She also enjoys filling in and assisting chairside when the opportunity arises.