Maven Dental Pioneer

Meet The Team

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Principal Dentist

Dr Edward Cullinan

Dr Edward (Ted) Cullinan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1982. After receiving his qualifications, Dr Cullinan spent two years practicing in the rural town of Dysart (Queensland) before making the move to Mackay, joining the Maven Dental Pioneer practice. After two years working as an employee he progressed his career and became the principal dentist in 1986.

While experienced across all areas of general dentistry, Dr Cullinan has special interests in cosmetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, implants, preventative care, and restorative dentistry. Through quality care and treatment he focuses on helping his patients…

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Dr Edward (Ted) Cullinan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1982. After receiving his qualifications, Dr Cullinan spent two years practicing in the rural town of Dysart (Queensland) before making the move to Mackay, joining the Maven Dental Pioneer practice. After two years working as an employee he progressed his career and became the principal dentist in 1986.

While experienced across all areas of general dentistry, Dr Cullinan has special interests in cosmetic dentistry, crowns, bridges, implants, preventative care, and restorative dentistry. Through quality care and treatment he focuses on helping his patients achieve and maintain a healthy and beautiful smile. He builds strong relationships, taking the time to understand his patients' individual needs and concerns, and developing customised treatment plans.

Committed to continuing his professional development, Dr Cullinan regularly attends post graduate training to keep across the latest technologies and techniques within the field of dentistry. When not tending to his patients in practice, he is also an accredited clinical supervisor for 5th year dental students at the James Cook University, Mackay.

Outside of dentistry Dr Cullinan enjoys competitive sailing with his wife, keeping fit, taking part in his church's activities and most importantly spending quality time with his family.

Dr Edward Cullinan is part of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association Queensland (member)
  • Australian Dental Association Queensland Mackay Branch (treasurer)
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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
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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.