Our Dental Clinic
Our vision is to provide affordable dental care to our community and make it a pleasant and enjoyable experience. “Every smile counts” for the Citra Dental Staff!
We are a group of Melbourne dentists offering services to the local community since 1997. Our dental practice in Melbourne offers services in Preventive Dentistry, General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and Emergency Services.
At Citra Dental Group, our vision is to provide affordable dental care to our community and make it a pleasant and enjoyable experience.
Our Dentists and Staff
Our Dentists have significant experience in various forms of Dentistry. We can enhance your smile with non extraction and functional orthodontics, Invisalign, Inman Aligners, Veneers & Teeth Whitening (in chair); restore your oral hygiene and teeth with dental cleans, periodontic treatments, implants, root canals and crowns; and support your active lifestyle with custom mouthguards.
Our trusted and experienced dentists will advise you of effective dental solutions with optimum treatment plans which avoid unnecessary costs. The treatment plans will be explained to you in simple terms with full transparency to allow to you make the best decision possible.
Our practice provides a safe and caring environment. We ensure you will be received and cared for appropriately by our friendly and passionate reception and clinical teams. Besides English our staff can also speak Malay, Cantonese, and Hindi languages.
Our Focus is You
We are open on Saturdays to accommodate our patients or parents who prefer to visit during the weekend or cannot visit on week days.
We strive to improve our patient’s experience and quality of service through identifying and implementing continuous improvements. Please do not forget to fill in the feedback form when you are at the practice next time as your feedback is paramount to us.
Our practice in located in a convenient location within fifty meters of Malvern Central. We are directly accessible by public transport and situated very close to free public car parks.
If you are a new or an existing patient, visiting a dentist for the first time, afraid of visiting a dentist, had a bad experience with a dentist in the past or whatever your situation may be, our friendly and passionate team is excited to receive you and provide you with an appropriate dental care. Because “every smile counts” for our Citra Team.
Give us a call or book an online appointment.
Our dental team aims to provide you with the highest quality care possible.
Dr Sui Kong
Dr Sui graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2001 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She has worked mainly in private practices but her interest in children with special needs have also led her to work in the public system. As a dentist she has volunteered in Vietnam and India treating children and Tibetan refugees.
Sui enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in fostering a good dentist-patient relationship based on trust and respect. Her aim is to create a relaxing atmosphere where patients are treated holistically in a calm and caring manner.
Outside of dentistry, Sui enjoys surfing, hiking, travelling and having adventures with her daughter.
Dr Gillian Elliott
Dr. Gillian Elliott studied Dentistry at the London University and a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and a licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons, in England, where she was born and raised.
She has made Australia her home in 1978, where she’s been living with her husband and two children in Melbourne. Since then, she practiced dentistry at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, was a clinical demonstrator at the University of Melbourne and examiner for overseas dentists. For the last 20 years, she has been part of our team at Citra Wattletree Dental Practice.
Dr. Elliot has a passion for family dentistry, with a special interest in aesthetic and children’s dentistry. She is focused on prevention and healthy eating well as providing her patients a gentle and caring environment to have the best oral health care for a long lasting smile.
Outside of dentistry, she is an amateur artist and loves theatre and films.
Dr Nashmie Cader
Dr. Nashmie Cader joined the Wattletree team in October 2013. Dr. Cader was born in Sri Lanka but grew up in New Zealand where she graduated from the University of Otago in 2008. Since graduating, she has treated patients in both private and public dental practices.
Dr. Cader is proficient in all areas of general dentistry. Her interests are in advanced restorative dentistry, CEREC, implants and also root canal therapy using modern rotary NiTi equipment. Dr Cader has completed a Graduate Diploma in implants from the University of Melbourne and is able to provide surgical implant placement at the practice.
When she’s not working with patients, Dr. Cader enjoys exercising, baking and travelling.
Dr James Meurant
Dr James has worked in both Public and Private sectors of the Dental industry, and has a wide range of experience in General Dentistry.
James is skilled in restorative and cosmetic dentistry however, still believes the best treatment a dentist can provide is Preventative Treatment. Dr James focuses on working with patients to enable them to reduce their levels of decay and gum disease, setting them up for a lifetime of good dental health, and also offers Invisalign® treatments.
James grew up in QLD and in his spare time, enjoys discovering all that Melbourne has to offer including the restaurants, cultural events and keeping fit through swimming and running.
Our Dental Hygienists
Michelle Azzopardi – Hygienist / Therapist
Michelle has been a member of Wattletree dental for over 20 years and has a true passion in helping people make informed decisions and in achieving optimal oral health.
She has experience not only as a hygienist but also as a dental therapist and dental prosthetist.
Michelle loves adventure, travel, sports and outdoor activities.