Dr Max Patel

Dental Practitioner

Tara Mackenzie

Hygienist and Therapist

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 wears 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 is an enthusiastic Cub Scout Leader. She shares a joint membership with her sister for The Australian Ballet at the Melbourne Arts Centre. Long weekends, you will find her and her partner experiencing the great outdoors camping.


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 person; she prominently assists him (and you) chair-side. She is determined to make every patient's visit at Siana Dental as pleasant as possible. She 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.


Isabella Tizzard

Dental Receptionist

Isabella Tizzard

Isabella is our vibrant smiling receptionist.
She has over 4 years’ experience as a dental assistant and dental receptionist.

Isabella will welcome you with her warm smile and gentle demeanor. Isabella has a passion for dentistry and helping people.

Isabella’s talents extend beyond dentistry; she plays the piano and enjoys reading a good book. She is a Peninsula local who enjoys the fine wine and food on offer.

Jacinta Hill

Registered Nurse

Linda Harvey

Registered Nurse

Any Questions? Ask Our Dentist!