Dental Hygienist/Oral Health Therapist
Melwyn obtained his Bachelors of Oral Health from the University of Sydney in 2012 and joined the team at Modern Dentistry in 2013. Melwyn's degree sees him formally qualified as an Oral Health Therapist. This means that he is able to treat gum disease as a hygienist for patients of any age, whilst also being able to practice paediatric restorative dentistry on patients under the age of 18.
Treating his patients with a high level of respect and care, he strives to bring out the best in his patients. He believes in empowering patients to make positive changes, that results in an improvement in their dental and general health. Melwyn is passionate about dental health promotion and as has made countless visits to local schools and preschools. He is proud to deliver educational and interactive presentations to children on the importance of maintaining excellent dental health.
Whilst Melwyn enjoys treating his hygiene patients, he has always had a natural affinity for treating children. He is continually humbled by the compliments he receives with regards to the nature in which he manages his young patients especially those who are anxious. He works closely with the parents to make the dental visit enjoyable and fun and and has been very successful in establishing a longstanding trust with his younger patients.
Melwyn has has a strong desire to learn and continually attends professional development courses to build on his knowledge of dentistry and general health.
In his spare time Melwyn enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoys participating in a multitude of sports and recreational activities which include Tennis, Cricket, Swimming and Running.