Maven Dental Mullumbimby

Meet The Team

Dr Claire Parsons | Mullumbimby Dentist
Principal Dentist (Dental Surgeon)

Dr Claire Parsons

Joint practice principal, Dr Claire Parsons, is one of the friendly and compassionate dentists at Mullumbimby Dental Centre. Originally from the UK, Dr Parsons completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy's & St. Thomas' in 1992.

Dr Parsons began her career in dentistry working as a general dental surgeon at Sharrow Dental Surgery in Chelmsford, Essex. After 12 years, she made the move to Australia and joined her husband as the principal dentists of Mullumbimby Dental Centre in September 2005.

As a dentist, Dr Parsons enjoys meeting new patients, educating them on…

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Joint practice principal, Dr Claire Parsons, is one of the friendly and compassionate dentists at Mullumbimby Dental Centre. Originally from the UK, Dr Parsons completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the United Medical & Dental Schools of Guy's & St. Thomas' in 1992.

Dr Parsons began her career in dentistry working as a general dental surgeon at Sharrow Dental Surgery in Chelmsford, Essex. After 12 years, she made the move to Australia and joined her husband as the principal dentists of Mullumbimby Dental Centre in September 2005.

As a dentist, Dr Parsons enjoys meeting new patients, educating them on the importance of oral health, and rising to the technical challenge of dentistry. While experienced across many facets of dentistry, she holds special interests in the areas of paediatric dentistry and periodontics. Additionally, Dr Parsons regularly attends continuing professional development seminars to remain up to date with the latest developments within her field.

Away from the practice, Dr Parsons is kept busing caring for her family, sailing, reading and walking her dogs.

DR PAUL NEWELL | Mullumbimby Dentist
Associate Dentist

Dr Paul Newell

Dr Paul Newell is a caring and sensitive dentist who strives to provide quality dental care to his patients. He offers extensive experience working across all aspects of dentistry and has developed a strong patient base within the local communities. He completed his initial dental qualifications at Bristol University in 1975 before going on to obtain his masters degree in 1990 from the University of Sydney.

DR NATALIE STOKES | Mullumbimby Dentist
Associate Dentist

Dr Natalie Stokes

Dr Natalie Stokes is an experienced dentist offering 15 years' experience. She graduated in 1999 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science and moved interstate to begin her first job working in the country town of Taree. After three years Dr Stokes made the move to the Northern Rivers of NSW and joined the Mullumbimby Dental Centre Team. Alongside this role, she has also worked part-time in practices across Ballina and Alstonville.

As a dentist, Dr Stokes enjoys the variety that general practice offers and performs a wide variety of treatments. She loves interacting with and…

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Dr Natalie Stokes is an experienced dentist offering 15 years' experience. She graduated in 1999 from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Dental Science and moved interstate to begin her first job working in the country town of Taree. After three years Dr Stokes made the move to the Northern Rivers of NSW and joined the Mullumbimby Dental Centre Team. Alongside this role, she has also worked part-time in practices across Ballina and Alstonville.

As a dentist, Dr Stokes enjoys the variety that general practice offers and performs a wide variety of treatments. She loves interacting with and getting to know her patients and helping reduce their fear and anxiety of visiting the dentist. Assisting them in their journey of exceptional oral health she places a strong emphasis on preventative care.

Dr Stokes is a member of the Australian Dental Association and regularly attends continued professional development events, locally and interstate, to remain up to date with the latest developments within the field of dentistry.

Away from the practice, Dr Stokes enjoys spending quality time with her family (has two young boys). She also enjoys camping, bushwalking, cycling, cooking and exploring local waterholes.

Dr Bernard Campbell | Mullumbimby Dentist
Associate Dentist

Dr Bernard Campbell

Mullumbimby Dental Centre welcomed Dr Bernard Campbell to the practice as an associate dentist in 2015. Dr Campbell originally completed his Bachelor of Dental Science in 1984 at the Melbourne University. Since obtaining his qualifications he has gone on to gain extensive experience.

Dr Campbell began his career working in Melbourne, before spending time working abroad in London. After two years he returned to Melbourne (Carlton) where he continued to grow his skills and knowledge. His career has also seen him work in the Mornington Peninsula, locum in Darwin (including weekly visits to Bathurst Island), and volunteering in Cambodia.

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Mullumbimby Dental Centre welcomed Dr Bernard Campbell to the practice as an associate dentist in 2015. Dr Campbell originally completed his Bachelor of Dental Science in 1984 at the Melbourne University. Since obtaining his qualifications he has gone on to gain extensive experience.

Dr Campbell began his career working in Melbourne, before spending time working abroad in London. After two years he returned to Melbourne (Carlton) where he continued to grow his skills and knowledge. His career has also seen him work in the Mornington Peninsula, locum in Darwin (including weekly visits to Bathurst Island), and volunteering in Cambodia.

Across all his roles, Dr Campbell thoroughly enjoys meeting a variety of people and identifying their unique dental needs. He is passionate about providing quality care and holds interests in general family dentistry, crowns & bridges, and dental implants.

Dr Campbell is passionate about the field of dentistry and regularly attends continuing professional development courses including oral surgery, endodontics and laser. He is also a member of the Australian Dental Association.

Away from the practice, Dr Campbell spends his time outdoors canoeing, camping, fishing and playing tennis with his family.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Alejandra Nineham

Dr Alejandra Nineham joined the Mullumbimby Dental Centre team in July of 2020 as an associate dentist.

In 2009, she graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of the Andes in Santiago, Chile, and then worked in both public and private practice in Chile, Sydney, and Darwin before moving to the Northern Rivers.

Dr Alejandra enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially seeing the smile return to her patients' faces after relieving their dental pain.

Dr Alejandra speaks fluent Spanish and English, and outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and exercising.

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Hygienist

Justine Medin

Justine Medin joined the team at Mullumbimby Dental Centre in July of 2021 after fulfilling her long-term dream of moving to the Northern Rivers. Before joining the team, she worked at a cosmetic general practice in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs for 13 years. During that time, Justine developed a reputation for dental hygiene excellence and gained a loyal patient base through her ability to deliver exceptional dental hygiene treatments and her down to earth personality.

Justine has a passion for periodontal therapy and educating patients in the prevention of gum disease and teeth whitening. She believes that prevention, through good oral…

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Justine Medin joined the team at Mullumbimby Dental Centre in July of 2021 after fulfilling her long-term dream of moving to the Northern Rivers. Before joining the team, she worked at a cosmetic general practice in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs for 13 years. During that time, Justine developed a reputation for dental hygiene excellence and gained a loyal patient base through her ability to deliver exceptional dental hygiene treatments and her down to earth personality.

Justine has a passion for periodontal therapy and educating patients in the prevention of gum disease and teeth whitening. She believes that prevention, through good oral hygiene, is key to achieving good, long-lasting dental health.

Justine enjoys building rapport with her patients and helping them to achieve a healthy smile that boosts their confidence. She also enjoys the team environment that a career in dental provides, where she can work alongside her team to provide the best patient experience and care.

With a natural affinity for adventuring and experiencing new cultures, Justine proudly completed the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea in 2013. Another notable highlight was volunteering in Peru in 2019, where she had the opportunity to provide her hygiene services to those less fortunate.

Outside of work, Justine enjoys hiking and the outdoors, and hanging out with her rescue sausage dog ‘Sausie’. Justine has participated in many ultra-run races in her time, however, these days she more so enjoys a slower pace so she can take in the surrounding environments.

DR CHIARA BLAIR | Dentist Ocean Shores
Associate Dentist

Dr Chiara Blair

Dr Chiara Blair is a talented young dentist that is passionate about all aspects of dentistry. She has an outgoing personality and loves taking care of others.

Originally from Scotland, Dr Blair graduated from the University of Dundee in 2017 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After working in busy NHS practices for over two years she made the move to Australia to join our friendly team here at Mullumbimby Dental Centre.

Although she enjoys all aspects of dentistry she has a particular interest in oral surgery and endodontics. She also enjoys the artistic side of dentistry and has a…

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Dr Chiara Blair is a talented young dentist that is passionate about all aspects of dentistry. She has an outgoing personality and loves taking care of others.

Originally from Scotland, Dr Blair graduated from the University of Dundee in 2017 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After working in busy NHS practices for over two years she made the move to Australia to join our friendly team here at Mullumbimby Dental Centre.

Although she enjoys all aspects of dentistry she has a particular interest in oral surgery and endodontics. She also enjoys the artistic side of dentistry and has a keen interest in restorative dentistry. Chiara finds working as a dentist incredibly rewarding and loves seeing the difference she can make to someone’s health and well-being.

Away from the practice, Chiara enjoys keeping fit at the gym and playing soccer. She is always planning her next trip away or exploring what Brisbane has to offer. Since moving to Australia Chiara has found a new favourite hobby – relaxing at the beach!