Our Dentists

Our Dentists

Dr Dennis Xanthis

Dr Dennis completed his Bachelor of Dental Science degree from the University of Melbourne in 1993. He has experience in all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in optimal patient smiles and function, that in the process helps achieve optimal health and wellbeing for his clients.

Dr Dennis has a wealth of knowledge through ongoing professional development over his dental career. He has attended and completed many courses including mini and general residency courses.

His particular interests are in children’s and any age orthodontics, TMJ pain (headaches/facial/jaw/ pain), snoring and sleep apnoea management, implant dentistry and total mouth rehabilitation options whether it may be required for smile makeovers or restoration of minor to severely worn teeth. The ultimate aim is to educate his client to understand and receive the most comprehensive quality care they need.

Dr Dina Katrivesis

Dr Dina graduated from the University Of Queensland Bachelor of Dental Science degree with Honours. After practising dentistry in Queensland and Melbourne she opened her own practice, Family Dental Care with a clear vision in mind of excellence in patient care. Dr Dina is passionate and devoted to helping her patients smile with confidence and comfort and is well known for caring for her clients with patience, empathy and a touch of humour! Her commitment to patient care has led her to complete countless hours of continuing education seminars and she is highly experienced in all aspects of dentistry. So whether you’re interested in a full smile makeover, adult orthodontics or your child’s first dental visit, you are in safe hands.

Dr Peter Caretti

Born and brought up in South Australia, Dr Caretti completed his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Adelaide in 2005. After working in a private practice in Adelaide, he moved to Melbourne in 2009 and has been working with Family Dental Care in Doncaster ever since.

Dr Caretti has an interest in all facets of general dental practice, including dental implants, with a strong emphasis on providing effective, durable and quality dental care. His special interests include root canal therapies, cosmetic smile design through veneers, Invisalign and Smilefast orthodontic treatment. He has been an accredited Invisalign Provider since 2012 and a Smilefast provider since 2016.

One thing Dr Caretti has found most satisfying throughout his dental career thus far is helping to give patients a smile that changes their life and a smile which they are proud to wear. This makes him smile.
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