Maven Dental Pioneer, Mackay

Meet The Team

DR SUSAN DALTON | Dentist Mackay
Associate Dentist

Dr Susan Dalton

With a wealth of experience Dr Susan Dalton joined the Maven Dental Pioneer practice in 2015. Originally from England, Dr Dalton graduated from the University of London in 1988 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following her studies she spent a number of years working in general practices before establishing her own practice in a small village in Dorset on the south coast of England. After having two children Dr Dalton and her family moved to Mackay in sunny Queensland, where she has since been living and working for over 12 years.

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With a wealth of experience Dr Susan Dalton joined the Maven Dental Pioneer practice in 2015. Originally from England, Dr Dalton graduated from the University of London in 1988 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Following her studies she spent a number of years working in general practices before establishing her own practice in a small village in Dorset on the south coast of England. After having two children Dr Dalton and her family moved to Mackay in sunny Queensland, where she has since been living and working for over 12 years.

Passionate about dentistry and ensuring everyone has access to quality dental care, Dr Dalton has taken part in two mission trips to Ukraine and one to Fiji. Her career has also seen her be part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service's Mobile Dental team, traveling to Winton and Collinsville communities in regional Queensland. Additionally, prior to joining the Pioneer practice she spent a number of years working in another local general practice.

Dr Dalton thoroughly enjoys the variety offered within general dentistry, from the types of treatments provided through to the varying people who visit the practice. Each day she focuses on helping her patients to achieve excellent oral health that will last them a lifetime. Dr Dalton also regularly attends lectures, study clubs and practical courses to ensure she provides her patients with the best quality in dental care.

Away from the practice, Dr Dalton enjoys being part of her local church group and being an active member in the community's theatre group. She also loves spending time with her family and two dogs, visiting the beach, reading, sewing and swimming.

Dr Susan Dalton is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
DR TIMOTHY HANLY | Dentist Mackay
Associate Dentist

Dr Timothy Hanly

Maven Dental Pioneer welcomed Dr Timothy Hanly to the team in 2016 as an associate dentist. Dr Hanly graduated from James Cook University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After receiving his qualifications he began his dental career working throughout Mackay and Proserpine in health services, before joining the Pioneer practice in late 2016.

Dr Hanly offers experience across all aspects of general dentistry with special interests in the areas of children/family care, restorative procedures and cosmetic dentistry. When treating patients he places great focus on their patient experience and ensures he approaches each patient with gentle and…

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Maven Dental Pioneer welcomed Dr Timothy Hanly to the team in 2016 as an associate dentist. Dr Hanly graduated from James Cook University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After receiving his qualifications he began his dental career working throughout Mackay and Proserpine in health services, before joining the Pioneer practice in late 2016.

Dr Hanly offers experience across all aspects of general dentistry with special interests in the areas of children/family care, restorative procedures and cosmetic dentistry. When treating patients he places great focus on their patient experience and ensures he approaches each patient with gentle and care. Especially with patients who are apprehensive about visiting the dentist, Dr Hanly goes above and beyond to make their appointment a positive one.

Ensuring he remains up to date with the latest developments in the field of dentistry, Dr Hanly regularly attends professional development courses and training. Keeping across these advancements allow him to provide his patients the highest standard of dental care and treatment.

Beyond dentistry, Dr Hanly has a keen interest in all things sports, particularly rugby league, golf and surfing. On weekends you'll find him outdoors, fishing and camping.

Dental Hygienist Nadine Smit Maven Dental Pioneer
Dental Hygienist

Nadine Smit

Prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist, Nadine Smit served in the South African National Defence Force for 8 years. Once she made the move to Australia, she studied a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle and completed her degree in 2014.

Nadine has practiced within private clinics for over 5 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team at Maven Dental Pioneer. While Nadine is fascinated with all thing’s teeth, she is particularly passionate about treating periodontal disease. She is always staying up to date with the latest dental technology and aspires to extend her…

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Prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist, Nadine Smit served in the South African National Defence Force for 8 years. Once she made the move to Australia, she studied a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle and completed her degree in 2014.

Nadine has practiced within private clinics for over 5 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team at Maven Dental Pioneer. While Nadine is fascinated with all thing’s teeth, she is particularly passionate about treating periodontal disease. She is always staying up to date with the latest dental technology and aspires to extend her scope of practice with periodontal laser therapy.

Nadine also enjoys the social aspect of her job and takes an interest into getting to know her patients. She says, ‘their humour always brightens up my day!’.

Outside of the practice Nadine is always up for an adventure in the great outdoors. You’ll find her exploring natural swimming spots, snorkeling, and spending time with her cat, Bella!