Meet Our Team

Our friendly and experienced detal team are here to help you improve your oral health and get the smile you have always wanted. We keep your comfort in mind at all times and enjoy forming relationships with professionals and families in the area who entrust their dental care to us. Contact us today to schedule an appoinment!

Dentists

Dr Nimisha Bhatia

BDSc GDipDent, Dentist

Nimisha completed her studies in Queensland, receiving excellence awards for her studies in The Graduate Diploma of Clinical Dentistry. Since graduating, she has spent time working in private practices in Melbourne.

Dr Nimisha is passionate about all areas of dentistry and enjoys updating her skills regularly through professional development courses. She is highly committed to applying her skills in dentistry to help people achieve their needs and has a very good reputation with her patients. She understands that dental appointments can make people quite anxious and therefore has a blend of compassion and warmth in treating patients of a variety of ages.

Dr Nimisha’s interests are largely in orthodontics and smile enhancements with Invisalign, Implant Dentistry, and in functional and aesthetic crown/bridge. She has also completed a fellowship in dental implantology with NYU, implant surgery and prosthetic courses at the Dental Implantology Academy in Columbia and she is an accredited Invisalign Practitioner (Clear Removable Braces). Dr Nimisha believes in patient education, ensuring that everyone feels fully informed of their oral health needs and empowers them to make a well informed decision.

She is committed to high quality patient centred dentistry.

Outside of dentistry she enjoys travelling, learning languages, running and is a regular at her local F45 training for general health.

Dr Janet Daniels

BDsc (Melbourne), Dentist

Dr Daniels graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne. She worked in general practice across Victoria and in Melbourne before starting at Women in Dentistry in early 2011. She has a special interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr Daniels’ caring, professional manner is ideal for adults and children with dental anxiety.

Outside of work, Dr Daniels has a passion for yoga and qualified as a Hatha yoga instructor in August 2013. She is also studying for an advanced diploma in yoga so she can instruct classes. Dr Daniels enjoys watching French films, dabbling in photography and spending time with her two children and extended family.

Dr Daniels sees patients on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday each week.

Dr Mary E. Miller

BDsc LDS (Melbourne), Dentist

Dr Miller graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science (First class honours) from the University of Melbourne in 1975. While there she was awarded the title of top student of the year, the William Leslie Elvins Prize for Oral Surgery and the Francis Grey Prize in Conservative Dentistry.

After graduation, Dr Miller worked in a Geelong private practice, an Essendon orthodontic practice and a general practice on Collins Street in Melbourne. She gained valuable experience, then decided it was time to open her own general dentistry practice, Women in Dentistry.

Over her 40 years in practice, Dr Miller has formed a particular interest in children’s dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implants and root canal treatment. She is a member of:

  • The Australian Dental Association (ADA)
  • The Victorian Endodontic Society
  • The Australian Society of Occlusal Studies (Vic)
  • The Victorian Society of Periodontology

Through her ADA membership, Dr Miller is involved in eviDent, a practice-based research network aimed at assessing and improving dental treatment delivery and outcomes within the profession. This network is a joint project with the University of Melbourne, the ADA and General Dental Practitioners (GDP).

In March 2012 and 2013, Dr Miller volunteered her dental services to aid a Rotary International humanitarian project in Vietnam, working in rural areas with primary school-age children and training local dentists. In October 2012, she dedicated her time to visiting indigenous communities with the Royal Flying Doctor Service in the Malee region of rural northwest Victoria.

Outside of running her own practice, Dr Miller has three adult children and a passion for skiing, bush walking and yoga. She also thoroughly enjoys travelling.

Dr Miller attends to patients at our practice from Tuesday to Thursday.

Dr Jo-Anne Cherry

BDsc LDS (Melbourne), Dentist

Dr Cherry graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 1980. She joined Dr Miller at Women in Dentistry in 1989 after working in Singapore for five years.

Dr Cherry has been in practice for over 35 years and has an interest in:

  • Endodontics
  • Infection control
  • Preventative dentistry

Dr Cherry is the past president of the Australian Dental Association’s Victorian branch. She has been teaching at the University of Melbourne for over 15 years, supervising dental students during pre-clinical and clinical learning.

Outside of work, Dr Cherry has two adult children, and in her free time enjoys Pilates, watching movies and listening to classical music.

You can schedule appointments with Dr Cherry on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Hygienists

Keira Venables

Hygienist

Keira graduated from The University of Sydney in 2008, with a Bachelor of Oral Health. Prior to joining Women in Dentistry, Keira had also worked in other general dental practice’s located in Armadale, New South Wales & Melbourne.

Keira is known for her gentle touch and for continuously ensuring that her patients remain relaxed and comfortable throughout their treatment. Building and maintaining professional relationships between herself and her patients has always been something Keira has prided herself on, as she feels that this is an important part of building patient trust and being able to provide them with the best care possible.

On Friday afternoon’s, you will find Keira working at The University of Melbourne as a Clinical Educator in the Bachelor of Oral Health program.

In her spare time, Keira enjoys playing netball, travelling and listing to live music.

Keira is available for appointments from Monday to Thursday, as well as Friday mornings.