Dr Max Patel

Dental Practitioner

About Dr Max

Dr Max Patel was born in 1972 and raised in England, he graduated from Kings College, University of London in 1995. He gained further qualifications in the USA and then worked in general practice in England. He became the Principal Dental Surgeon of The Wigmore Dental Clinic, UK in 1999. He successfully ran this busy three dentist practice for 9 years, gaining vast experience in general dentistry.

Dr Max has advanced training in Intravenous Sedation, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants, Bone grafting, Sinus lifts, Oral Surgery and Invisalign. All of these multi-skills, enable him to be able to look after and be solely responsible for his patients. Read more...


Tara Mackenzie

Oral Health Therapist

Tara Mackenzie

Degree: Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene and Therapy)
Graduation Year: 2006
Tara started her dental career as a dental nurse and decided to further her study’s in oral health therapy. Tara graduated from Melbourne University as an Oral Health Therapist in 2006 (as the Dux of her class) and Dental Hygiene in 2007.

Tara is known for her gentle and caring nature. She is highly professional and knowledgeable. Tara treats her patients as if they are family members. She believes the power of positive, informative and stress- free environment makes her patients feel at ease. She especially has a charming nature when treating children making them feel at ease in the chair. Read more...


Jessica Nair

Practice Manager

About Jessica Nair

Jessica greets you with a warm welcoming smile, genuine empathy and a non-judgemental manner.
She is the ‘go-to’ person who wear many hats. Jessica will help you schedule appointments, help you understand your treatment plan and arrange payment solutions.
Jessica joined our team May 2014. She completed Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting 2003 and Certificate IV in Professional Practice Management 2013.
Jessica spends many hours enthralled in history books and documentaries. She shares a joint membership with her eldest sister for The Australian Ballet at the Melbourne Arts Centre.


Emily Shead

Dental Assistant

Emily Shead

Emily joined our team September 2015. She excelled and completed her Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting at RMIT University, The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, September 2016. She has a strong ability to learn quickly and has surpassed most dental assistants at her level.

Emily is Dr Max’s right hand; she prominently assists him (and you) chair-side. She is determined to make every patients visit at Siana Dental as pleasant as possible. Emily has a warm sincere personality with an infectious smile that can brighten anyone’s day. Emily spends her free time with her family, friends and the lucky man in her life.


Madeline O'Brien

Trainee Dental Assistant

Madeline O'Brien

Madeline eagerly joined Siana Dental with the goal to help and care for people. She enjoys learning new skills and being apart of a motivated team.
Madeline is studying her Certificate 3 in Dental Assisting at RMIT University, The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.
Madeline interests are going to the gym, keeping fit and healthy. Between her large circle of friends and large family, she is kept socially busy.

Jacinta Hill

Registered Nurse

Linda Harvey

Registered Nurse

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