Maven Dental Invermay

Meet The Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Chris Quinn

Maven Dental Invermay welcomed Dr Chris Quinn to the team as a highly experienced dentist. Although born in Launceston, Dr Quinn grew up in Queensland where he also completed his studies in science. After a number of years working in medical research, he went on to pursue a career in dentistry, graduating from the University of Queensland in 1999.

Since qualifying as a dentist, Dr Quinn has gone on to gain extensive experience working in public and private practice in Queensland and Western Australia - living and working everywhere from remote rural locations to large cities. Within the practice, he…

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Maven Dental Invermay welcomed Dr Chris Quinn to the team as a highly experienced dentist. Although born in Launceston, Dr Quinn grew up in Queensland where he also completed his studies in science. After a number of years working in medical research, he went on to pursue a career in dentistry, graduating from the University of Queensland in 1999.

Since qualifying as a dentist, Dr Quinn has gone on to gain extensive experience working in public and private practice in Queensland and Western Australia - living and working everywhere from remote rural locations to large cities. Within the practice, he embodies a gentle and caring approach and strives to ensure he provides his patients with a positive dental experience. Dr Quinn also focuses on delivering excellent dental treatment to help support great oral health.

While enjoying all aspects of general dentistry, Dr Quinn has a keen interest in endodontics, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He is also passionate about furthering his skills and knowledge across the field of dentistry and has attended continuing education courses in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Quinn's interests include travel, music, writing and being involved with dental aid projects in Cambodia. Having lived abroad and in Western Australia in recent years, he is happy to be settled in Launceston with his partner Tracey and their three chihuahuas.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Katelyn McCracken

Dr Katelyn McCracken joins us at Maven Dental Invermay with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, from James Cook University graduating in 2017. Since then, Dr Katelyn has worked in Whitsunday region at the Hospital and a private clinic in Burnie, TAS which included visiting patients in Queenstown each month.

Dr Katelyn has a calm and caring approach to treating her patients, and enjoys seeing anxious patients improve their confidence between visits. She believes that helping patients become aware of their dental health, and how to improve dental health is the most rewarding part of her job, especially when the improvements…

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Dr Katelyn McCracken joins us at Maven Dental Invermay with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, from James Cook University graduating in 2017. Since then, Dr Katelyn has worked in Whitsunday region at the Hospital and a private clinic in Burnie, TAS which included visiting patients in Queenstown each month.

Dr Katelyn has a calm and caring approach to treating her patients, and enjoys seeing anxious patients improve their confidence between visits. She believes that helping patients become aware of their dental health, and how to improve dental health is the most rewarding part of her job, especially when the improvements are noticeable between appointments.

Outside of the practice, Dr Katelyn enjoys playing piano, clarinet and saxophone as well as swimming and baking up a storm.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Aurora Cao

Joining the team at Maven Dental Invermay in 2020, Dr Aurora (Yang) Cao is a talented young dentist that enjoys seeing her patients leave the practice with beautiful smiles. Dr Cao is always up for a chat and loves dentistry so much that she’ll sometimes start singing while you’re in the chair.

After first completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy in 2013, Dr Cao graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2017 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. She relocated to Tasmania the same year and began working in a small one chair clinic in Deloraine. After working…

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Joining the team at Maven Dental Invermay in 2020, Dr Aurora (Yang) Cao is a talented young dentist that enjoys seeing her patients leave the practice with beautiful smiles. Dr Cao is always up for a chat and loves dentistry so much that she’ll sometimes start singing while you’re in the chair.

After first completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy in 2013, Dr Cao graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2017 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery. She relocated to Tasmania the same year and began working in a small one chair clinic in Deloraine. After working in various different public and private jobs she has joined the team here in Launceston to continue creating beautiful smiles for her patients.

Every smile is different and Dr Cao enjoys developing tailored treatment plans for all her patients. She loves being challenged as a dentist and seeing the positive changes to her patients after treatments. She is particularly interested in crowns and dentures as it combines aesthetic and technical skill to create a natural, long-lasting smile for the patient. She also loves dental technology and likes to keep up to date with the very latest trends in the industry.

Away from the practice, Dr Cao likes to keep fit and centred by practicing yoga and is a keen alpine skier (she’s even a licensed instructor if you need some lessons!). Aurora also likes to relax after work by playing her ukulele.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Fatemah Vejdani

Dr Fatemah Vejdani joined the team at Maven Dental Invermay in 2020. Dr Vejdani is an experienced dentist that has previously managed her own practice as well as a regional health centre in her home country of Iran. She strongly believes that maintaining healthy functioning teeth is best achieved through teamwork and as such takes a collaborative approach to dentistry. She loves working with her patients to better understand their needs and wants before developing a tailored treatment plan unique to them.

Dr Vejdani started her career in Ira after graduating from Babol University in 2011. Before moving to Australia…

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Dr Fatemah Vejdani joined the team at Maven Dental Invermay in 2020. Dr Vejdani is an experienced dentist that has previously managed her own practice as well as a regional health centre in her home country of Iran. She strongly believes that maintaining healthy functioning teeth is best achieved through teamwork and as such takes a collaborative approach to dentistry. She loves working with her patients to better understand their needs and wants before developing a tailored treatment plan unique to them.

Dr Vejdani started her career in Ira after graduating from Babol University in 2011. Before moving to Australia Dr Vejdani spent two years managing a regional health centre where she helped provide preventative, restorative and emergency dental care to the local community. She also spent several years successfully running her own private practice in her hometown.

Dr Vejdani is passionate about preventative dentistry. She believes that everyone can benefit from preventative work and education. She also loves saving patient smiles with restorative dental and root canal treatment. As a clinician, she enjoys helping children have positive first dental experiences and is passionate about teaching them good oral health habits early.

Away from the practice Dr Vejdani is enjoying exploring the natural beauty that Tasmania has to offer. She also loves keeping fit at the gym, cooking and listening to music and podcasts.

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Dental Hygienist

Ali Sarwari

Ali Sarwari joined the team at Maven Dental Invermay at the start of 2020 after completing his Advanced Diploma in Dental Hygiene at TAFE SA. Ali is a compassionate hygienist that loves empowering his patients to turn around bad oral hygiene habits.

Before joining the team at Invermay Ali worked as a dental nurse for 5 years where he fell in love with helping people take control of their oral health. Ali has a keen interest in periodontal disease and creating preventative strategies to ensure his patients maintain a healthy smile.

Away from the practice Ali is very much an outdoor person. You’ll either find him exploring the beautiful Tasmanian wilderness or keeping fit at CrossFit.

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Practice Manager

Becc Fitzgerald

Maven Dental Invermay welcomed Becc Fitzgerald to the practice as a friendly and compassionate practice manager. Becc established her career in dental in 1994 and has since gone on to gain a wealth of knowledge and experience. Prior to joining Dr Errol Kilov in 2001, she spent 7 years working in another local dental practice where she completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting. During this time Becc was also exposed to a number of roles within the practice including, dental assistant, senior dental assistant and receptionist.

In her current role as practice manager, Becc enjoys the many aspects of…

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Maven Dental Invermay welcomed Becc Fitzgerald to the practice as a friendly and compassionate practice manager. Becc established her career in dental in 1994 and has since gone on to gain a wealth of knowledge and experience. Prior to joining Dr Errol Kilov in 2001, she spent 7 years working in another local dental practice where she completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting. During this time Becc was also exposed to a number of roles within the practice including, dental assistant, senior dental assistant and receptionist.

In her current role as practice manager, Becc enjoys the many aspects of her role, from managing the day-to-day operations and problem solving, to leading a wonderful team and providing excellent customer service. She is highly driven and organised, and receives great satisfaction in being able to help the Maven Dental Invermay team deliver exceptional dental care and patient experiences.

Becc also has a keen interest in furthering her professional development and looks forward to being able to undertake further studies to support her in her role as practice manager.

Away from the practice, Becc is kept busy with her three children, however when she finds the time enjoys reading, walking, playing netball and catching up with friends over a glass of cider.