Our philosophy is simple, “Treat people as you would treat yourself”.

Our Team and Location

Dr Krishna Parikh BDS(Bris), MFDS RCS(Eng), PGDIP Implant(Melb)

dr-krishnaDr Krishna Parikh graduated in dentistry at Bristol University(UK) in 1999. He then continued his post-graduate studies and in 2001 gained his membership to the faculty of dental surgery (Royal College of Surgeons, England). Krishna also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Implants) from Melbourne University and is accredited by the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.

Krishna is experienced in all aspects of dentistry and has special interest in implant dentistry. As the principal dentist, Krishna strives to ensure that he and his staff are passionate in providing high quality care for all patients.

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With both his children born in Geelong, Krishna has found it the perfect place to settle down and bring up his family. He  enjoys activities such as cycling, hiking, swimming and is also passionate about aeroplanes and flying, to the point he is building his own.

Dr. Dora Abdullah BDS (Adel)

aviva dental doraDr Dora Abdullah graduated from the University of Adelaide, South Australia in 2001. Since then, she has worked in both public and private clinics in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

Dora has an interest in preventative dentistry, aiming to assist her patients in maintaining their teeth for life. Her gentle nature also makes her popular with the kids. 

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Dora has 2 young children of her own and she divides her time between her professional work and family. She also enjoys horse riding, dancing, obstacle racing and playing the ukulele.

Mrs Lucy Allan Dip Dental Hygiene (Adel)

aviva dental lucyMrs Lucy Allan obtained her Diploma of Dental Hygiene (Adelaide) in 2002. Lucy has worked in Melbourne since graduating. Lucy and her family moved to Ocean Grove for a sea change in 2008.

Lucy’s dedication to Oral Hygiene and education is paramount within the Dental Team.

 

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Karen Hill (Manager)

karenKaren has a wealth of experience in the profession having worked as a dental assistant with both general and specialist dentist over the last 30 years.

ada-logoKaren is a born and bred local. She is passionate about her job and has a great manner. She has spent the last 10 years renovating her beautiful family home in Drysdale.

Surf Coast Location

mapAviva Dental is situated on the river end of Pakington Street in Newtown. It has also been known to be referred to as the “Paris end” of Pakington Street, being located within the vicinity of cafes, bakery, home ware shops and clothing boutiques.

There is free on-street parking on Pakington Street and Marshall Street and a free parking lot situated off Russell Street (behind Winter’s Café).

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  • 03 5298 ­ 2511
  • 364A Pakington St, Newtown, Vic 3220
  • Mon, Wed and Thurs 8:30am-5pm
    Tue 10am-6:30pm | Fri 8am-3pm
    Sat 8:30am-12pm