Maven Dental Cronulla

Meet The Team

Dr Alps Thakkar
Lead Dentist

Dr Alps Thakkar

Dr Alps Thakkar completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004 and has since spent years developing her skills and knowledge in all aspects of general, cosmetic & implant dentistry. Alps has been undertaking numerous continuing professional development courses, to keep her abreast with the latest technology and advancement in the field of dentistry.

In 2017, she attained her Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) from the University of Sydney and is trained in both the surgical and restorative aspects of it. Then in 2019, she attained the Fellowship, which is the highest academic level of achievement with the…

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Dr Alps Thakkar completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004 and has since spent years developing her skills and knowledge in all aspects of general, cosmetic & implant dentistry. Alps has been undertaking numerous continuing professional development courses, to keep her abreast with the latest technology and advancement in the field of dentistry.

In 2017, she attained her Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) from the University of Sydney and is trained in both the surgical and restorative aspects of it. Then in 2019, she attained the Fellowship, which is the highest academic level of achievement with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Dr Alps is an accredited provider of Invisalign® and dento-facial botulinum toxin. Comprehensive cosmetic dental care, smile design, porcelain veneers, crowns, fillings, bondings, wisdom teeth extraction, root canal treatment, and emergency dental care also form a subset of her multidisciplinary skills. Currently, Alps is undertaking a mini-residency program in Orthodontics. This will enable her to further expand her scope of practice.

Alps has developed a reputation for clinical excellence, combined with outstanding patient care. She has a calm demeanour, confident composure and relaxed chair side manners with the focus on putting the patient at ease to enable them to make informed decisions and help them have a great looking, happy and healthy smile.

Outside of her work, Alps enjoys bushwalking, photography, rowing, and spending quality time with family & friends.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons – Fellow
  • Australian Dental Association - Member
  • Member of Australasian academy of Dento-facial Aesthetics
  • Member of International team for Implantology
Dr Angie Lang
Principal Dentist

Dr Angie Lang

Dr Angie Lang is the principal dentist at Cronulla's boutique dental practice, Maven Dental Cronulla. Originally graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Nuclear Medicine, Dr Lang discovered her passion for the dental industry and went on to complete a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following the completion of her dental degree, she spent a number of years working with high profile dentists within Sydney before opening her own practice Love Your Smile.

Taking great pride in her work, Dr Lang is committed to furthering her professional development and remaining up to date with…

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Dr Angie Lang is the principal dentist at Cronulla's boutique dental practice, Maven Dental Cronulla. Originally graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Nuclear Medicine, Dr Lang discovered her passion for the dental industry and went on to complete a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following the completion of her dental degree, she spent a number of years working with high profile dentists within Sydney before opening her own practice Love Your Smile.

Taking great pride in her work, Dr Lang is committed to furthering her professional development and remaining up to date with the latest in dental technologies and methodologies. Over the years she has gained extensive experience in all facets of dentistry, with special interests in the areas of cosmetic and implant dentistry. In addition to being part of a large number of associations, Dr Lang is also the chairperson of the Nobel Biocare and Sutherland Shire Implant Study Group where she mentors dentists on the provisions of dental implant treatments. As an expert in her field, she has also featured in Harper's Bazaar and Vogue magazines.

Dr Angie Lang is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian Society of Implant Dentistry
  • Australasian Osseointegration Society
  • International Congress of Implant Dentistry
Dr Man Le
Associate Dentist

Dr Man Le

Maven Dental Cronulla welcomed associate dentist, Dr Man Le, to the team in 2012. Dr Le completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Sydney in 1996 and gained a wealth of experience working across a variety of high profile dental surgeries before joining the boutique practice in Cronulla. Over the years he has had special interest in the areas of endodontics and cosmetic dentistry, and enjoys building long-standing relationships with patients.

Away from the practice Dr Le enjoys taking part in competitive golf and tennis, and spending quality time with his family.

Dr Man Le is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
Dr Sophie Lee
Associate Dentist

Dr Sophie Lee

Dr Sophie Lee graduated from the University of Queensland as a general dentist before making the move to Sydney and joining the Maven Dental Cronulla team. Dr Lee also holds a Master of Science in Aesthetic Dentistry from Kings College, London. As an associate dentist, Dr Lee is focused on the well-being and comfort of her patients during their dental treatments. She approaches each appointment in a gentle, caring manner and develops a personalised treatment plan to help support their lifelong oral health.

Although enjoying all areas of general dentistry, Dr Lee has developed a particular interest in the areas…

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Dr Sophie Lee graduated from the University of Queensland as a general dentist before making the move to Sydney and joining the Maven Dental Cronulla team. Dr Lee also holds a Master of Science in Aesthetic Dentistry from Kings College, London. As an associate dentist, Dr Lee is focused on the well-being and comfort of her patients during their dental treatments. She approaches each appointment in a gentle, caring manner and develops a personalised treatment plan to help support their lifelong oral health.

Although enjoying all areas of general dentistry, Dr Lee has developed a particular interest in the areas of emergency dental care, general restorative dentistry and conservative dentistry. She also regularly attends further development courses to ensure she remains up to date with the latest in dentistry.

Dr Sophie Lee is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
Dr Francesca norton
Associate Dentist

Dr Francesca Norton

Dr Francesca Norton has recently moved to Sydney from London. She graduated from the University of Bristol and has since worked in both general practice and dental hospitals in London.

Dr Norton is keen to continually learn within dentistry and has carried out postgraduate examinations to gain a Diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in the United Kingdom.

Dr Norton loves getting to meet new people and help her patients feel comfortable and relaxed about going to the dentist. She ensures patients receive the best possible care and always understand their treatment options. She finds it…

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Dr Francesca Norton has recently moved to Sydney from London. She graduated from the University of Bristol and has since worked in both general practice and dental hospitals in London.

Dr Norton is keen to continually learn within dentistry and has carried out postgraduate examinations to gain a Diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in the United Kingdom.

Dr Norton loves getting to meet new people and help her patients feel comfortable and relaxed about going to the dentist. She ensures patients receive the best possible care and always understand their treatment options. She finds it particularly rewarding treating children following working in the paediatric dental department at King’s College Hospital which equipped her with the skills to treat even the most anxious of patients. She also has a special interest in oral surgery and has spoken at the British Association of Oral Surgeons Annual Conference.

Dr Francesca Norton is part of the following associations:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Miriam mccluskey
Dental Hygienist

Miriam McCluskey

Miriam McCluskey joined the Love Your Smile team in 2009 as a dental hygienist bringing with her a wealth of experience. Miriam strives to provide her patients with the highest quality of care and approaches each patient with the same level of personal attention and care. With her gentle, caring nature, she endeavours to build strong, long-standing relationships and helps educate patients on the importance of preventative care and maintaining good oral health.