Maven Dental Toowoomba Implants and Perio Centre

Meet The Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Akila Vithanage

Dr Akila Vithanage was born in Windsor, NSW and grew up in Western Sydney. From a young age he seemed to excel in his hand skills. He even earned the paper cutting award in year 1. Despite his parent’s sadness towards his inability to receive the mathematics or literacy awards in primary school, he happily, disproved them and was fortunate enough to enter dental school.

Akila graduated dentistry with a first-class honour and continued on to work as a general dentist both in the public and private sector. Through his time working as a general dentist, he developed a passion…

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Dr Akila Vithanage was born in Windsor, NSW and grew up in Western Sydney. From a young age he seemed to excel in his hand skills. He even earned the paper cutting award in year 1. Despite his parent’s sadness towards his inability to receive the mathematics or literacy awards in primary school, he happily, disproved them and was fortunate enough to enter dental school.

Akila graduated dentistry with a first-class honour and continued on to work as a general dentist both in the public and private sector. Through his time working as a general dentist, he developed a passion for periodontics and the treatment of gingival diseases related to teeth and implants. Akila was then fortunate to be offered a place in specialty training in Periodontics at the University of Sydney and the University of Queensland. He began his specialist training as a periodontics registrar at Westmead Hospital and Sydney Dental Hospital.

After completion of his initial training at the University of Sydney, he continued his research in biomarkers of periodontal disease and clinical training in advanced implant dentistry, hard and soft tissue regeneration and mucogingival surgery at the University of Queensland with Queensland Health. Akila provides the best care to his patients and strives to achieve a high level of aesthetic quality and long term stable clinical outcomes for all of his cases. He practices a wide spectrum of surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapies and implant dentistry. 

Akila is pleased to bring Perio Magic to the patients at Toowoomba Implants & Perio Centre.

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Dental Hygienist and Oral Health Therapist

Bonita Garton

Maven Toowoomba Implants & Perio Centre is excited to welcome our new Dental Hygienist & Oral Health Therapist, Bonita Garton, to the team. Born and raised in Brisbane, Bonita (also known as Bonnie) studied at the University of Queensland, where she completed her Bachelor of Oral Health, graduating with first class Honours in 2009. 

Bonita recently relocated from Melbourne to Toowoomba to be close to family and explore all that the Darling Downs has to offer. Bonita is a gentle clinician with an eye for detail, who enjoys creating a calm and comfortable atmosphere for her appointments. She is highly…

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Maven Toowoomba Implants & Perio Centre is excited to welcome our new Dental Hygienist & Oral Health Therapist, Bonita Garton, to the team. Born and raised in Brisbane, Bonita (also known as Bonnie) studied at the University of Queensland, where she completed her Bachelor of Oral Health, graduating with first class Honours in 2009. 

Bonita recently relocated from Melbourne to Toowoomba to be close to family and explore all that the Darling Downs has to offer. Bonita is a gentle clinician with an eye for detail, who enjoys creating a calm and comfortable atmosphere for her appointments. She is highly skilled in treating advanced gum disease, maintaining dental implants and supporting her patients to take control of their oral health, in a way that is individualised to their needs. 

When Bonita is not working, she can be found oil painting, reading, barracking for her beloved Brisbane Lions and attempting to keep her house plants alive.