Maven Dental Ocean Shores

Meet The Team

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 in Brisbane.

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…

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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 in Brisbane.

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!

CONNIE CORNALE | Maven Dental Ocean Shores
Practice Manager

Connie Cornale

Connie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role as Practice Manager at Maven Dental Ocean Shores.

Connie began her dental career in 1988 in the little country town Mullumbimby as a Dental Assistant. Over the years in the dental industry, Connie has enjoyed a range of different roles including surgery, reception and management since May 2012. She thoroughly enjoys interacting with all patients and being able to build a great relationship with patients and staff.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Loves being outdoors in the veggie garden or with her farm animals.

John Kovarik
Associate Dentist

Dr John Kovarik

Joining the team at Maven Dental Ocean Shores in 2019, Dr John Kovarik is an experienced dentist that loves meeting new people. John moved to Murwillumbah in 2019 and is excited to be part of the Northern Rivers community.

After graduating from university Dr Kovarik, practiced as an assistant dentist in Melbourne for 3 years before establishing his own practice. He successfully ran his own practice in Melbourne for over 30 years before deciding he needed a change. After a year in Tamworth John has made the move to the Northern Rivers and joined the team at Maven Dental Ocean…

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Joining the team at Maven Dental Ocean Shores in 2019, Dr John Kovarik is an experienced dentist that loves meeting new people. John moved to Murwillumbah in 2019 and is excited to be part of the Northern Rivers community.

After graduating from university Dr Kovarik, practiced as an assistant dentist in Melbourne for 3 years before establishing his own practice. He successfully ran his own practice in Melbourne for over 30 years before deciding he needed a change. After a year in Tamworth John has made the move to the Northern Rivers and joined the team at Maven Dental Ocean Shores.

Dr Kovarik is a passionate dentist that believes in preventative dentistry. He loves getting to know hiss patients to better understand their wants and needs. Dr Kovarik enjoys helping his patients achieve their oral health goals using simple dentistry.

Away from the practice John loves spending time with his family. He’s also a keen golfer and a huge Carlton fan.