Dr Tharani Kamalasuriya
Dr Tharani Kamalasuriya joined the team at Maven Dental Newcastle midway through 2019. Tharani is a compassionate and driven dentist that always strives to give her patients a positive experience at the dentist. As a dentist she enjoys being able to instil confidence in her patients to smile and actively participate in the care of their oral health and well-being.
Originally from Sri Lanka, Tharani moved to Australia with her family at a young age. Her drive and ambition as a dental professional comes from her family’s strong background in the medical and health industry.
Dr Kamalasuriya graduated from the University of Sydney with a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2018. She has experience working in major clinics including the Sydney Dental Hospital, the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, and Nepean Hospital. During her studies she also enjoyed a placement in the rural NSW town of Ballina.
Tharani is an active member of the ADA and places high importance on furthering her skills and knowledge as a clinician. She is constantly seeking opportunities to learn and develop her skills through courses, conferences and her fellow clinicians at Maven Dental Newcastle.
She is passionate about caring for people and enjoys combining the science and art inherent within dentistry to help her patients create a beautiful, healthy smile. Tharani has a keen interest in restorative dentistry and fixed prosthodontics. She also enjoys treating and educating children to ensure they have good oral health behaviours from a young age.
Away from Maven Dental Newcastle you can find Tharani exploring Newcastle for the best cafes and restaurants. She also spends her spare time catching up with family and friends, relaxing with a good book, and keeping fit at the gym.