Maven Dental Reynella

Meet The Team

DR MICHAEL MITRIC | Dentist Reynella
Associate Dentist

Dr Michael Mitric

Dr Michael Mitric joined the Maven Dental Reynella, formerly Dental Partners Reynella, practice as an associate dentist. Graduating from Charles Campbell Secondary School in 1995, Dr Mitric was one of two students from his school that was accepted into the Bachelor of Dental Surgery course at Adelaide University. Having completed his degree, he began his dental career in Whyalla where he worked from 2000 to 2001.

Working in country regions like Whyalla that often had limited access to dental specialists saw Dr Mitric gain diverse skills and valuable knowledge in addressing a broad range of dental problems. His time in…

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Dr Michael Mitric joined the Maven Dental Reynella, formerly Dental Partners Reynella, practice as an associate dentist. Graduating from Charles Campbell Secondary School in 1995, Dr Mitric was one of two students from his school that was accepted into the Bachelor of Dental Surgery course at Adelaide University. Having completed his degree, he began his dental career in Whyalla where he worked from 2000 to 2001.

Working in country regions like Whyalla that often had limited access to dental specialists saw Dr Mitric gain diverse skills and valuable knowledge in addressing a broad range of dental problems. His time in Whyalla proved extremely educational and helped influenced the progression of his dental career.

Dr Mitric is experienced in all aspects of dentistry, however has a particular interest in the aesthetic side of dentistry. He enjoys exploring the new and different techniques and approaches to cosmetic treatments that assist in the re-creation of the natural form, function and appearance of his patient's teeth.

DR KYLIE WOODS | Dentist Reynella
Associate Dentist

Dr Kylie Woods

Dr Kylie Woods graduated from Adelaide University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and went on to graduate with an honours degree in 2016 ( Bachelor of Science in Dentistry). Her career has seen her gain valuable experience working as a private practice dentist in Whyalla (1 year) and as the Principal/Sole dentist at Beach Road Dental (Christies Beach) for 5 years. Following this, she took maternity leave to welcome her daughter Scarlette before returning to the workforce and joining the team at Maven Dental Reynella.

Dr Woods has an interest in most aspects of general dentistry including restorative…

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Dr Kylie Woods graduated from Adelaide University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and went on to graduate with an honours degree in 2016 ( Bachelor of Science in Dentistry). Her career has seen her gain valuable experience working as a private practice dentist in Whyalla (1 year) and as the Principal/Sole dentist at Beach Road Dental (Christies Beach) for 5 years. Following this, she took maternity leave to welcome her daughter Scarlette before returning to the workforce and joining the team at Maven Dental Reynella.

Dr Woods has an interest in most aspects of general dentistry including restorative work, removable prosthodontics (dentures), and preventative dentistry. She enjoys patient interactions, working within a team to achieve positive outcomes and the great satisfaction that comes with building rapport, trust and providing quality dental work to patients, especially those who are anxious.

As an active member of the dental community, Dr Woods regularly attends oral surgery and oral medicine study group meetings. She has also been a member of the Australian Dental Association since her graduation and is actively engaged in developing professionally. Her future plans involve studying Oral Pathology whilst still working at Maven Dental Reynella.

Outside of the practice, you may find Dr Woods spending time with her daughter, playing social tennis at Noarlunga Tennis Club (where she has played since she was a junior) or exploring her creative side – scrapbooking, beading or cake decorating. When she finds the time she is also an avid reader.

DR SHELLEY CHEE | Dentist Reynella
Associate Dentist

Dr Shelley Chee

Dr Shelley Chee joins us at Maven Dental Reynella as an Associate Dentist in mid-2019. Dr Shelley graduated from University of Adelaide in 2007, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Since then, she has worked in private practices in Adelaide, tutored at the University of Adelaide, worked as a locum dentist interstate, as well as spent two years living in Singapore and working at a private practice.

With over 12 years’ experience, she still enjoys every aspect of Dentistry. She is a caring and passionate person that enjoys the opportunity to try to make an experience that is generally perceived…

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Dr Shelley Chee joins us at Maven Dental Reynella as an Associate Dentist in mid-2019. Dr Shelley graduated from University of Adelaide in 2007, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Since then, she has worked in private practices in Adelaide, tutored at the University of Adelaide, worked as a locum dentist interstate, as well as spent two years living in Singapore and working at a private practice.

With over 12 years’ experience, she still enjoys every aspect of Dentistry. She is a caring and passionate person that enjoys the opportunity to try to make an experience that is generally perceived to be uncomfortable, a little more pleasant.

Outside of the practice, Dr Shelley Chee enjoys gardening, pottery and crochet. As well as reading and travelling.

Dr Jemma Lamont | Dentist Adelaide
Associate Dentist

Dr Jemma Lamont

Jemma graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2014, completing her diploma with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons the following year. She spent the first two years of her career working in general practice in Glasgow before taking on a role in the regional Oral and Maxillofacial department.

As a dentist, Jemma is caring, friendly and thoroughly enjoys interacting with her patients. Along with her dental team, she works hard to provide quality dental care and promote life-long oral health. She has a keen interest in oral surgery, restorative dentistry and working with anxious patients.

Outside of dentistry, Jemma enjoys running, travelling and is looking forward to exploring South Australia with her husband Dominic!

VICKY WILKINS | Maven Dental Reynella
Dental Hygienist

Vicky Wilkins

Dental Partners Reynella welcomed Vicky Wilkins to the team as their resident dental hygienist. Vicky received her Advanced Diploma of Oral Health in 2009. As a Hygienist, she embodies the philosophy of establishing friendly and professional rapport with her patients while providing the highest standard in oral care and preventative techniques. Vicky is committed to generating positive outcomes for her patients and ensuring her patients feel confident in their overall oral health.

JESSE TRENTO | Maven Dental Reynella
Oral Health Therapist

Jesse Trento

Graduating from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Oral Health, Jesse Trento joined the Maven Dental Reynella team as an Oral Health and Children's Therapist. Jesse is passionate about preventative care and educating his patients on healthy habits that will assist them in achieving lifelong oral health. He also has great experience in diagnosing dental decay and gum disease, and approaches each patient with the utmost care and consideration.

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Oral Health Therapist

Vanessa Tu

Joining the team at Maven Dental Reynella in 2021, Vanessa Tu is a talented Oral Health Therapist that is passionate about hygiene education to reduce the risks of gum disease in her patients.

Vanessa graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2021. During her studies, she gained valuable experience in the public sector but also in private practice both in the city and in rural areas. As part of her final year of university, she travelled to Nepal where she learned a lot about the value and impact of good oral health education for…

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Joining the team at Maven Dental Reynella in 2021, Vanessa Tu is a talented Oral Health Therapist that is passionate about hygiene education to reduce the risks of gum disease in her patients.

Vanessa graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2021. During her studies, she gained valuable experience in the public sector but also in private practice both in the city and in rural areas. As part of her final year of university, she travelled to Nepal where she learned a lot about the value and impact of good oral health education for people of all ages.

Vanessa is passionate about pediatrics and enjoys working with kids to educate them about good oral health practices and the value of a healthy mouth on their overall wellbeing. Her aim is to always provide positive experiences for her patients to ensure they are comfortable during their treatments.
Away from our Reynella dental practice, Vanesa loves spending time with her family, friends and her two puppies. You may also find her exploring Adelaide with her camera or in the kitchen whipping up some delicious baked goods!

NICOLE SIMMONDS | Maven Dental Reynella
Dental Assistant

Nicole Simmonds

Nicole Simmonds is a resident dental assistant at Maven Dental Reynella, formerly Dental Partners Reynella. Nicole has been working in the dental industry for six years, five and a half of which have been with the Maven Dental Group. When she isn't assisting dentists in the surgery, you will find her at reception providing exceptional customer service.

Away from the practice Nicole is looking forward to starting her family, welcoming her first child in May, 2017.

JODI SUMMERTON | Maven Dental Reynella
Dental Assistant/Receptionist

Jodi Summerton

Jodi Summerton was welcomed to Maven Dental Reynella. in 2015 as a dental assistant/receptionist. Jodi offers over 17 years' experience working in the dental industry, bring with her a wealth of knowledge and skills.

Outside of the practice, Jodi has interests in gardening, sewing and baking (often enjoyed in the practice by her colleagues).

SAMANTHA PULLENS | Maven Dental Reynella
Dental Assistant/Receptionist

Samantha Pullens

Samantha Pullens joined the team at Maven Dental Reynella after 20 years working for the SA Dental Service as a dental assistant and receptionist. Samantha is passionate about dentistry and is always looking for opportunities to learn new skills in the industry. She enjoys working with the experienced team of clinicians at Reynella to create positive dental outcomes for all patients.

In addition to her 20 years experience as a dental assistant, Samantha completed a Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, French & Visual Arts in 1994.

Away from Maven Dental Reynella Samantha enjoys spending time with her family including her…

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Samantha Pullens joined the team at Maven Dental Reynella after 20 years working for the SA Dental Service as a dental assistant and receptionist. Samantha is passionate about dentistry and is always looking for opportunities to learn new skills in the industry. She enjoys working with the experienced team of clinicians at Reynella to create positive dental outcomes for all patients.

In addition to her 20 years experience as a dental assistant, Samantha completed a Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, French & Visual Arts in 1994.

Away from Maven Dental Reynella Samantha enjoys spending time with her family including her fur babies. She loves cooking, entertaining and holding dinner parties. You may also find her out shopping for vintage items to decorate her home.

TRACY OWENS | Maven Dental Reynella
Practice Manager

Tracy Owens

With over 25 years experience in the dental industry Tracy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Maven Dental at Reynella. Having previously qualified as a dental assistant, she then progressed to reception and finally to the Practice Manager role (based in the UK) nearly 20 years ago. Tracy has always enjoyed working in the dental environment and feels that it is essential that our Patients have the best possible experience during their visit.

Whether an existing or new patient Tracy looks forward to welcoming you to the Practice.