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Dr Prana Kar


Dr Prana graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago (Dunedin, New Zealand) in 2004. She grew up in Africa (Zambia) and New Zealand, and after completion of her dental degree, she commenced dentistry as a Dental House surgeon in Redcliffe Hospital, Queensland.

Prana has gained extensive knowledge and skill in treating emergency and complex dental cases including surgical wisdom teeth removal, trauma, medically compromised patients and children’s dentistry.

Dr Noor Hassin


Dr Noor Hassin completed her Masters of Dentistry at Griffith University on the Gold Coast before moving back to her home town of Melbourne.

Noor is passionate about making people feel comfortable in her care, ensuring she takes the time to build a trusting relationship with her patients and help them achieve optimum oral health.

Noor is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Dental Association.

With a commitment to keeping up to date with the latest techniques, Noor ensures her dental care is of the highest standard. She has special interest in Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics (crowns, bridges,
veneers, dentures) and Endodontics (root canal treatment).

In her spare time, Noor enjoys spending time with friends and family, baking, reading and gardening.

Dr Rana Alsalem


Dr Rana Alsalem graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Damascus university, Syria. She further completed 2 years degree in endodontics (root canal therapy) at the same university. Dr. Rana finished 1-year foundation training in the United Kingdom, Yorkshire deanery in 2010. She passed her Australian Dental Council exam in 2014. And recently she completed a master’s degree course in Aesthetic dentistry at the famous King’s College in London.

She has MJDF England certificate, and she is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in England. She held educational supervisor position and had the responsibility of training newly qualified dentists between 2015-2018.

As for her interests, Rana enjoys practicing conservative dentistry and applying the minimally invasive techniques. She strongly believes in prevention and early intervention to prevent dental decay. She has interest in aesthetic dentistry. And she aims to provide treatments that are functional, look and feel good and fit each patient as an individual. She is experienced, caring, patient and gentle.

Outside work, she likes running, exercising and reading. Although her 18 months old does not allow much time for that. She enjoys her daughter’s company and appreciate every minute they spend together.

Dr Max Lee


Dr Max Lee graduated from Melbourne Dental School in 2013. He practiced overseas in Singapore for five years, before returning to Australia. He has been with Grovedale Dental since 2019.

Dr Lee has completed ‘Comprehensive Orthodontic Continuum’ course in 2019, which is a well-respected braces course conducted by world-renowned orthodontist Dr Derek Mahony. Dr Lee is also currently pursuing Fellowship in the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS). Candidates of the RACDS must rigorously study and research the fundamental sciences that govern dentistry. Dr Lee hopes that knowledges gained from these studies will help him better take care of his dental patients.

When it comes to dentist-patient relationship, Dr Lee believes in the principles ofprofessionalism, transparency and patient autonomy. Do not hesitate to ask Dr Lee lots of questions regarding your oral health! He loves to keep his patients well-informed.

Outside of work, Dr Lee enjoys painting, reading and exercising. He also loves to travel. Chat him up about his side hobbies – he will be happy to show you some of his artworks on Instagram.