Our Team Provide Great Dental Service
You’re in excellent hands.
Whatever the reason for your dental visit, the team at East Melbourne Dental Group will deliver the care and expertise you need. Our practice believes that your dental health is integral to your total health and wellness, and that prevention is always much better than cure.
The first people you will encounter are our friendly receptionists, Alison and Sarah, who have both been a part of the team pretty much since it started. They will make sure that you are warmly welcomed and if you have a dental emergency, will do their utmost to get you in for treatment as quickly as possible.
Principal Dentist Dr Graham Culy has more than 30 years’ experience in dentistry plus a diploma in Acupuncture. After running a successful practice in New Zealand for many years, he established East Melbourne Dental Group in 2001, with the mission to enable people to achieve optimal dental health in a genuinely caring way.
He is passionate about providing treatments that achieve long term solutions, rather than short term fixes, while being ever mindful of patients’ overall health and well-being.
Graham is also Dental Phobia certified whose gentle approach enables him to successfully treat many people with dental anxieties or dental phobias.
He has undertaken research into amalgam substitutes at Melbourne University Dental School and believes that the only truly bio-compatible and long lasting filling material is porcelain (as used in the Cerec system). He also has postgraduate training in the prevention and treatment of temporal-mandibular joint problems.
Graham is married and has 4 children. Graham loves being outdoors, and is a keen gardener. He is also loves being creative with wood or working out how to build things or fix things.
Dr. Natasha Swan is a Melbourne local, having completed her dental education at The University of Melbourne. She has clinical experience in private practice, having most recently worked in the inner and outer Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Natasha has a background in scientific research and, as such, places an emphasis on practicing evidence-based dentistry.
Natasha practices with a focus on patient-centered holistic care, including thorough diagnosis and explanation of treatment options. She also practices holistic amalgam removal with gold standard protocol. She is very passionate about instilling positive oral health habits and gains great satisfaction from aiding patients overcome their dental phobia.
Outside of dentistry, Natasha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, pilates and trying the various restaurants and cafes that Melbourne has to offer.
Our highly experienced team also includes Dental Therapists and Dental Hygienists Cheryl and Luul. Both have won many fans for their gentle approach, great rapport (children are especially fond of them) and fabulous results in oral health.
Dental nurses Briohny, Linh and Liis who together have a wealth of experience in the dental field, are absolutely fantastic and are totally focused on your comfort and care.
We are genuinely proud of our people and it shows. Our experience makes all the difference.