Maven Dental Lismore

Meet The Team

Dr Peter Martin
Principal Dentist

Dr Peter Martin

As principal dentist at Maven Dental Lismore, Dr Peter Martin has been caring for the local Lismore community for over 30 years since establishing the practice in 1982. Originally graduating from the University of Sydney in 1979 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Dr Martin continues to further his professional development and has gone on to complete his Advanced Implant Qualifications through the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.

Driven by the highest of standards and lifelong oral health, Dr Martin embodies a holistic approach when treating his patients. He offers a wide range of treatments ranging from preventative dentistry, root…

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As principal dentist at Maven Dental Lismore, Dr Peter Martin has been caring for the local Lismore community for over 30 years since establishing the practice in 1982. Originally graduating from the University of Sydney in 1979 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Dr Martin continues to further his professional development and has gone on to complete his Advanced Implant Qualifications through the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.

Driven by the highest of standards and lifelong oral health, Dr Martin embodies a holistic approach when treating his patients. He offers a wide range of treatments ranging from preventative dentistry, root canal treatment and implant services to cosmetic dentistry and wisdom teeth removal. Dr Martin also offers his patients the option of sleep dentistry, which is achieved through either intravenous sedation or nitrous oxide (happy gas).

Outside of dentistry, Dr Martin enjoys using his aeronautical experience to provide aircraft and piloting services to people in remote areas of Australia through Angel Flight Australia - 2017 being his 11th year of involvement with the charitable organisation. His other interests include piloting smaller sport aircraft and kayak fishing.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Amalka Gunasena

Dr Amalka Gunasena graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science from Griffith University on the Gold Coast.

Paying special attention to patient comfort and care, Dr Amalka’s clinical interests are in preventative and restorative dentistry. She believes that teaching her patients to care for their own oral health at home is the best way to ensure that they can keep their teeth healthy, for life.

Dr Amalka enjoys being in a position where she can help people daily. Whether it be from getting her patients out of pain, to easing their dental anxieties, Dr Amalka finds it…

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Dr Amalka Gunasena graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science from Griffith University on the Gold Coast.

Paying special attention to patient comfort and care, Dr Amalka’s clinical interests are in preventative and restorative dentistry. She believes that teaching her patients to care for their own oral health at home is the best way to ensure that they can keep their teeth healthy, for life.

Dr Amalka enjoys being in a position where she can help people daily. Whether it be from getting her patients out of pain, to easing their dental anxieties, Dr Amalka finds it extremely important to ensure that her patients are as comfortable as possible.

Dr Amalka has completed a level 1 yoga training course, and outside of work, loves to practice yoga on a regular basis. She also enjoys art and being creative in her spare time.

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Oral Health Therapist

Ema Mulholland

Ema Mulholland is a dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist. She completed her bachelor degree at the University of Newcastle where she had the unique opportunity to treat patients in rural and regional NSW in varied and diverse communities such as Maitland, Tamworth and Orange.

Ema's experience and passion for dentistry has evolved and matured over many years as a Dental Assistant in private practices in New Zealand, London and Sydney.

Ema is friendly, fun-loving and enjoys connecting with her patients and putting them at ease. She is passionate about providing the highest standard of treatment, preventive advice…

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Ema Mulholland is a dual qualified Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist. She completed her bachelor degree at the University of Newcastle where she had the unique opportunity to treat patients in rural and regional NSW in varied and diverse communities such as Maitland, Tamworth and Orange.

Ema's experience and passion for dentistry has evolved and matured over many years as a Dental Assistant in private practices in New Zealand, London and Sydney.

Ema is friendly, fun-loving and enjoys connecting with her patients and putting them at ease. She is passionate about providing the highest standard of treatment, preventive advice and dental education while fostering positive experiences for all her patients. Ema is excited to be part of the Lismore and Alstonville Teams where she always brings a smile and infectious enthusiasm to each day.

Outside of the dental world, Ema enjoys making pottery and gardening. She relishes being in the great outdoors, walking, swimming in the ocean and stopping to pat every dog she meets.