Our Team of ProfessionalsOur caring dentists and staff offer the latest in general and cosmetic dentistry in a modern, state of the art environment. With the combination of experience, technical expertise and a warm personal approach to treatment, our dentists and staff are confident that your visit to us will exceed your expectations.
Dr Yvonne King
B.D.Sc (WA), Dip. Clin. Hypnosis, M.Sc. (Dist.) Aesthetic Dentistry (London)
Australia’s first dentist to hold a Masters Degree in Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr Yvonne King is known for her exceptional ability to create a “dream” smile that compliments your appearance and personality, Dr King believes that a beautiful, bright and spontaneous smile can improve your self-confidence and make a positive and powerful statement about you.
Dr Barbara Dumigan
Dentist Dr Barbara Dumigan is a general dental practitioner with over thirty years of professional experience, with a clinical interest in laser periodontics. Barbara’s aim is to ensure a calming and professional environment for every patient, and believes dental treatment should be comfortable and relaxing, assisted with the implementation of aromatherapy, gentle lighting and music.
Dr Aimee Machesney
BDS NUI UCC (Hons), B.Sc.Phys
Dr Aimee Machesney joins our team after moving to Australia from Dublin, Ireland. Aimee is a highly experienced dental practitioner with a special interest in general dentistry and endodontics. Aimee provides every patient with the highest standard of care, with a friendly and warm personality that puts the most nervous of patients at ease.
Dr Cara Fitt
B.Sc (Hons), B.Oral Health, D.D.S.
Dr Cara Fitt joins the CLDC team equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge of trends in dentistry, having completed extensive studies and research in the fields of medicine and dentistry at the University of Melbourne. Cara is a bubbly, friendly and approachable professional who is committed to providing her patients with comfortable and quality treatment possible. Never sitting still, Cara is passionate about environmental and social causes, volunteering her knowledge in the development of more accessible dental hygiene products. Cara also dedicates time to local sports teams as a coach and youth leader.
Dr Daniel Maydelman
Daniel is a highly skilled and accomplished general dentist with surgical experience, having completed Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Melbourne's Royal Dental Hospital. Daniel also serves as a clinical demonstrator, performing live procedures for final year dental students. He is also honourary researcher at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Daniel's personable and gentle nature helps his patient's feel at ease and comfortable. Daniel clearly and carefully consults with patients to ensure they understand how to achieve optimum outcomes. On weekends you'll likely find Daniel keeping active outdoors, either hiking, running or cycling.
Dr Houman Larijani
DDS (Hons) (IRI), Mph (Curtin)
Providing exceptional care to patients for many years, Dr Houman Larijani is a talented dental surgeon with clinical expertise in complex and challenging areas of dentistry such as dental implants, oral surgery and fixed bridge solutions such as All-on-4 and Permadent. Patient communication, comfort and trust are at the forefront of Dr Larijani's approach and aims to provide each patient with the gentlest dental treatment possible with the highest standard of results.
Adv.Dip. Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)
With a friendly personality and warm smile, Robina's professional role is maintaining our patients' ongoing oral health. Holding numerous dental qualifications, including as a Qualified Dentist in her home country, Robina has chosen to qualify as a dental hygienist in Australia as a firm believer that preventative dentistry is of the highest priority. Robina stresses the importance of regular professional cleans and check-ups, maintaining optimal dental health, whilst educating patients in ideal oral hygiene.
BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Birmingham, UK)
Dental hygienist Riya joined the CLDC team after moving to Australia from London. She is committed to providing you with the highest level of preventative care possible. Working alongside specialist periodontists and our team, Riya will provide you with an individual course of treatment to assist you in maintaining your teeth for the rest of your life. A thorough dental check-up and clean every 6 months is so important for the health and longevity of our teeth.
Su is our practice technician and personal assistant to principal dentist Dr King. Su is herself a trained dental therapist in her homeland of Nepal. With fine attention to detail, a charming and professional manner, Su is a vital component in the smile makeover process, fabricating componentry and preparing materials required to create beautiful smiles. Su brings a wealth of knowledge to CLDC and her warm-hearted nature is a delight to patients and colleagues alike.
Erin is a chairside assistant and Senior Dental Nurse at the centre, ensuring our practice is always stocked with the equipment and materials the team needs to provide the highest quality care. With almost a decade's experience in the dental field, Erin has worked in New Zealand, London and the Gold Coast before joining the team at CLDC.
Meg will usually be your first point of contact with CLDC. Having a wonderful nature and natural people skills, her empathy and understanding allows her to work towards meeting every patient needs and wants. Meg has a strong ability to build rapport quickly and genuinely with every client.
Tegan is an experienced dental nurse who creates a warm, professional and welcoming experience for every patient at CLDC. Having worked in a number of different sized practices across Australia, Tegan's friendly and relaxed chairside manner is perfectly suited to easing the concerns of even the most anxious of patients.
The charming Dinara is an highly experienced and conscientious member of the CLDC team. As the primary chairside nurse for Dr Dumigan, Dinara's gentle manner and attention to detail ensures every patient's visit is as comfortable as possible.
Anne is a member of the nursing team here at CLDC. Her role is to ensure every patient has a five star experience from the moment they arrive at our practice.
Friendly, professional and proficient - nothing is too hard for Tony. With a gentle and relaxed attitude and having worked in the dental world for many years, Tony plans every patient's visit to be perfect from the moment they walk through the door.
The lovely Deb has a passion for high standards in all areas of her roles, and it shows in everything she does. Nothing is too much trouble for Deb, and will assist you in every way possible to ensure your lead up and visit to our centre is comfortable and relaxed.
Chloe combines experience and extensive communicative people skills. Chloe prides herself in making our patients feel welcome and relaxed during each and every visit with us. Chloe is extremely empathetic and friendly with our patients, going that step further to enhance patients’ overall experience at CLDC. Chloe exhibits a magnetic quality with long-standing and new patients alike.
Peter has been involved with dentistry for over 20 years. Having run a number of businesses including dental and medical technology companies, Peter has extensive experience in leadership, staff training and the management of dental practices.