Mohammed is a registered dental hygienist who has been working at Coburg Dental Group since the year 2000, providing many years of invaluable experience. He completed a Diploma in Oral Health Therapy at the University of Melbourne, after completing a Bachelor of Nursing degree at tertiary level.
As an active and long-standing member of the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (D.H.A.A.), Mohammed has participated and completed many continuing educational programs and courses all around the world, including in the U.S.A., the U.A.E., and Indonesia. This has enabled him to add to his already impressive dental skills and knowledge, and also keeps him up-to-date with anything new in dentistry, enhancing the quality of his treatment.
A very experienced and well-rounded dental hygienist, Mohammed takes exceptional care that is individually tailored to all his clients, who come from all walks of life, and from all parts of the world.
Vicky is a registered dental hygienist and has a Diploma in Oral Health Therapy from the University of Melbourne. Graduating in 2002, she received both the Dental Practice Board of Victoria Prize and Dental Hygienists Association Award for ‘Best Clinical Skills, with an emphasis toward patient care and management’.
She previously worked in the field of orthodontics and has been working with us at Coburg Dental Group since January 2003. She has also undertaken extra training in the field of Orofacial Myology and works with our tongue and lip tie patients. She helped to develop the “thumbstop” program at Coburg Dental Group.
Mandy is a registered dental hygienist and completed her training at Adelaide University in 1978. Adelaide provided the first course in Australia to train Dental Hygienists and Mandy was one of 10 students to be trained in its third year of existence. Mandy has worked at Coburg Dental Group since 2001.
Alex began working at Coburg Dental Group in 2010 as a trainee dental assistant, completing her Certificate III in Dental Assisting at RMIT. Since then, she has undertaken several roles at the practice, including administration and management positions, her current one being a registered Dental Hygienist. Alex completed an Advanced Diploma in Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) in Adelaide where she was the recipient of the Jane Chalmers Memorial Award for Excellence in Special Needs and Geriatric Dentistry. Alex is also a member of the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia.
Outside of work Alex enjoys live music, walking her dog (Bruno the Pug) and watching the Western Bulldogs win.
Kate has been with Coburg Dental Group since 2007 after graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2000. Outside of work Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and young family of four boys.
Kate has wanted to be a dental hygienist since she was 9 years old and loves her job to this day. Kate has additional qualifications in orthodontics, tooth whitening, lasers, intra and extra oral radiology.
Kate has been an active member of the Dental Hygiene Association of Victoria holding executive positions including President and Treasurer. More recently Kate has taken a keen interest in Orofacial Myology and is currently completing her Diploma of Breast Feeding Management. This adds to her interest in oral development, infant and childhood feeding, airways, swallowing and function.
Shugufa has been part of our team since 2016, after graduating from The Bachelor of Oral Health at The University of Melbourne. Her transition to oral health was long engraved within her career path, as she was always passionate about dental care from a young age. Having a degree in Biomedical Science with honors, prior to oral health, means that she has a holistic approach to her patients.
Being an oral health therapist, means that she is qualified to undertake comprehensive examinations of all ages, diagnose, take x-rays, and perform scale & cleans along with undertaking fillings for children and adolescents up to the age of 25. At Coburg Dental Group, she mainly provides hygiene services to our patients.
Shugufa is passionate about dental desensitization and hence strives to make every appointment a pleasurable experience for everyone. Furthermore, she aims to motivate, educate and empower her patients.
Outside of dentistry, Shugufa enjoys spending time with her family and beloved niece, loves the outdoors and baking away when at home.