Maven Dental Busselton

Meet The Team

DR COLLIN VEERAN
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)
DR MARIE-LOUISE GREENAN
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.

DR NIKKA NIKAKHTAR
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.

DR CLAIRE SHEARER
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 Peter Alfrich

Dr Peter Alfrich graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctor of Medicine in 2021 and has since joined the team at Maven Dental Busselton as an associate dentist. Within the practice Dr Alfrich is committed to delivering the highest standard of dental care and loves nothing more than being able to help his patients increase their level of self-esteem with a healthy, happy smile!

Whilst he is passionate about all areas of dentistry, Dr Alfrich takes a particular interest in restorative and oral dentistry. Above all, it is the social side to his job as a dentist that…

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Dr Peter Alfrich graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctor of Medicine in 2021 and has since joined the team at Maven Dental Busselton as an associate dentist. Within the practice Dr Alfrich is committed to delivering the highest standard of dental care and loves nothing more than being able to help his patients increase their level of self-esteem with a healthy, happy smile!

Whilst he is passionate about all areas of dentistry, Dr Alfrich takes a particular interest in restorative and oral dentistry. Above all, it is the social side to his job as a dentist that Dr Alfrich enjoys the most. He loves meeting new people, building long lasting relationships, and helping his patients achieve their smile goals.

Dr Alfrich is passionate about keeping up to date with the latest dental technology and often uses new equipment to help facilitate a number of dental treatments to enhance patient experience.

Outside of the practice, you’ll find Dr Alfrich enjoying the great outdoors whether that be hiking, diving, sailing or running. He also has a love for listening to and playing music.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Gabriela Gama

Dr Gabriela Gama graduated from her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Rio De Janeiro in 2011 and soon after, started a post graduate course in Orthodontics finishing in 2014. Dr Gabriela has been working full-time as a general dentist with a special focus on orthodontics since 2015. In 2018, Dr Gabriela and her husband relocated to Melbourne, Australia and she has since joined the team at Maven Dental Busselton as a friendly associate dentist.

As a dentist, Dr Gabriela enjoys exploring her passion for excellent patient care and oral health education and promotion. Her patients often commend…

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Dr Gabriela Gama graduated from her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Rio De Janeiro in 2011 and soon after, started a post graduate course in Orthodontics finishing in 2014. Dr Gabriela has been working full-time as a general dentist with a special focus on orthodontics since 2015. In 2018, Dr Gabriela and her husband relocated to Melbourne, Australia and she has since joined the team at Maven Dental Busselton as a friendly associate dentist.

As a dentist, Dr Gabriela enjoys exploring her passion for excellent patient care and oral health education and promotion. Her patients often commend her for her commitment to the profession and attention to detail.

Dr Gabriela believes that dentistry offers many challenges, opportunities, and rewards. She is clinically interested in several aspects of dentistry including preventive dentistry, restorative (fillings and crowns) and orthodontics. Dr Gabriella understands that the dental industry is a rapidly changing profession, and she enjoys the challenge off always finding something new to learn.

She loves working with her patients and the rewarding feeling of being able to educate her patients about oral health and improve someone’s smile

When Dr Gabriela is not keeping busy at the clinic, you can find her training for fun runs, watching movies or cooking delicious Brazilian dishes!

KATRINA WRIGHT
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.