MHT Dentistry

A positive dental experience depends on comfort and trust. We endeavour to create a relaxed environment with clear and open communication to ensure we deliver the optimal dental experience for all our patients.

Our team are attentive, and we take the time to get to know you and discuss any concerns you may have. We carefully explain your treatment options in plain language and develop tailored dental plans to suit your needs. We use the latest technology and ongoing training to detect and prevent dental issues as early as possible.

Our general dental care includes everything from cleans and general consultations to emergency dentistry. We operate an onsite dental laboratory, so most dental technician work can be quickly done at the surgery, overseen by Dr Matt Teixeira. At MHT we use the highest quality products to ensure the best result for our patients.

When designing MHT Dentistry’s new premises we gave a great deal of consideration to the layout to ensure easy access for all our patients. The surgery has wheelchair ramps at the front, and doors have been widened so you can enter easily. There is also plenty of space for parents with prams.

We have also opted for equipment that allows us to perform a wide range of services from surgical procedures, to onsite X-rays, along with restorative and everyday dentistry and an onsite laboratory making us a one-stop shop.

Our team is made up of dedicated, experienced and skilled staff who focus on patient care whilst maintaining the highest possible hygiene standards. We take the time to consult and develop clear and cost-effective treatment plans.

MHT is a family-oriented practice, and we pride ourselves on our patient care, particularly with children and our older clients. We devise personalised, tailored solutions for each of our patients – ranging from young children sitting in the dentist’s chair for the first time, to aged care residents who are bedbound.

If you are experiencing any nerves or anxiety regarding your dental visit please notify us when making your booking. We are specially trained to handle this apprehension and will endeavour to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

MHT Dentistry is actively involved in supporting the local community. As major sponsor of the East Malvern Knights, MHT Dentistry offers all Knights players and families discounted Mouthguards and gap free scale and cleans. MHT is also involved with Harlequin Rugby club, local schools, offers pro bono work at childcare centres and Arcare Aged Care facility in Malvern East.

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Our Practice

MHT Dentistry has recently moved to newly renovated, art deco premises at 185 Darling Road, Malvern East.

We’re pleased to offer new dental equipment and state-of-the-art technologies, along with two brand new luxury dental chairs for your added comfort.

As a one-stop dental surgery, we also have an X-Ray room, a sterilisation room, laboratory and two dental surgeries.

The premises have been designed for easy access, with wheelchair ramps and parking at the front entrance, and extra-wide doors.

Our Team

Proprietor/Dentist

Dr Matt Teixeira

Dr Matt Teixeira offers exceptional dental care through a wealth of experience and a wide range of dental skills...

Dr Matt Teixeira offers exceptional dental care through a wealth of experience and a wide range of dental skills. Matt is dedicated to providing care to patients with special needs including the elderly, nervous patients and children's dental care, focusing on prevention and dental hygiene education. He has extensive local and international experience with a Bachelor of Dentistry and Post Graduate in Implants.

Matt pursues continual professional development through clinical training and international education and conferences. He endeavours to "stay at the forefront of the implant industry" through further education.

Implant dentistry has been his passion, and Matt has been involved in an extensive number of complex implant cases with a speciality in full arch cases, ongoing management and treatment plans. Matt continues to lecture nationally about implant supported prosthesis.

Outside dentistry, Matt enjoys spending time with his young family and friends, is very community oriented and tries to participate as much as possible with school and sports clubs around Malvern East.

Practice Manager and Dental Assistant

Kelly Hing

Kelly has over 30 years experience as a medical secretary, predominantly in oral surgery and dentistry...

Kelly has over 30 years’ experience as a medical administrator, predominantly in oral surgery and dentistry. Kelly has worked with a number of general practitioners, dentists and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. At MHT Dentistry, it’s Kelly who will usually greet you at reception or answer your phone call. However she also runs the day to day management of the practice, as well as working as a dental assistant.

Kelly has a teenage daughter, two adult step-children, 3 pets (dog, cat, rabbit), and a passion for energetic healing, massage therapy and helping others. Kelly enjoys time with family, spending time in the garden, reading, walking and planning holidays (when not in COVID lockdown of course!).

Dental Nurse

Jenny Quinn

Jenny Quinn is a registered nurse with a background in trauma, theatre, recovery and oral and maxillofacial surgery...

Jenny Quinn is a registered nurse with a background in trauma, theatre, recovery and oral and Maxillofacial surgery. Jen is experienced in teeth extraction, implants, removal of cysts and jaw surgery. She has worked for several oral surgeons in hospital settings over the last 14 years and she enjoys teaching students and new staff. Outside of work, Jen's life is busy with family; she has 3 children aged 8, 17 and 22. Jen's kids are very involved in music both through school and other groups, and Jen is a member of the Parents and Friends Association at the local primary school. She is also a very big supporter of the Cerebral Palsy Education Centre, which her youngest child attends for therapy.
Dental Nursing Assistant/Receptionist

Charlotte Vukic

Charlotte is a friendly, enthusiastic and capable young nursing assistant who has grown up and lives in East Malvern...

Charlotte is a friendly, enthusiastic and capable young nursing assistant who has grown up and lives in East Malvern, with a strong connection to the local community. She started a nursing degree whist working on reception in the practice, but her passion for community and dentistry inspired her to transfer her study to dental hygiene. She is further enhancing her skills by currently studying to be an Oral Health Therapist. When Charlotte graduates, she will be incorporating these skills and education into MHT Dentistry as a Dental Hygienist.
Dental Nursing Assistant/Receptionist

Caeli Yole

Caeli is our newest member and works part time, learning the skills as she goes...

Caeli is our newest member at MHT Dentistry. Caeli has also grown up and lives in the local community. She is friendly, inquisitive and thoughtful in her approach to work, patients and fellow staff members. She has enthusiastically taken on each task, upskilling with webinars and reading to help improve and enhance her skills here at the practice.

Do you have a dental emergency? Call 03 9813 8853

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