About Us

Welcome to Bendigo Smiles – a place where high quality dental care is delivered with a gentle and caring touch.

At Bendigo Smiles, our vision is to contribute to the growth of our community. We are always looking for new ways to give back, and so far we have been privileged to help out in our own little way.

We understand that most people are anxious about visiting a dentist, so we make every effort to ensure that your experience at our practice is a pleasant one.

Our philosophy stands for delivering the very best in dentistry in a tender and caring manner. The comfort and well-being of our patients are the most important aspects of our treatment.

When you visit our clinics, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. All our dental surgeons and dental nurses are well trained and well qualified to take care of all your dental needs.

The latest equipment and instruments add to our treasure of a caring and knowledgeable team. Including our cozy dental chairs, digital x-rays, intra-oral cameras, ceiling mounted televisions, happy gas and a warm décor, no effort has been spared in making you feel confident and comfortable while in our care.

We also have other practices called Eaglehawk Dental and Golden Square Dental.

Our Team

The team at Bendigo Smiles, a family dental practice, consists of committed, experienced and energetic individuals who are kind and friendly; they bear a common goal – to provide the best care to their patients. The team takes pride in working towards staying current in the field through continuing education and providing treatment under all aspects of general dentistry and catering to people of all ages.

Our Dentists

Dr Mithun Shetty and Dr Priya Naik Bendigo Smiles Dentist Dr. Mithun Shetty & Dr Priya Naik

Mithun and Priya are experienced and dedicated dental surgeons with a vision to cater to the needs of the community and contribute to its success.

They have been trained in the best clinical skills – Mithun has a Masters in Periodontics from India and has successfully completed a course in Implantology in Sydney; Priya has a Masters in Endodontics from India.

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Dr. Mithun’s Award

They are currently licensed as General Dental Surgeons (Australian Dental Board Certified) in Australia. The two have been excellent team leaders.

Mithun’s kindness and passion complimented by Priya’s cheerful and caring nature contribute to their excellent rapport with people of all ages.

Loving parents to two young boys, Mithun spends his leisure playing golf, fishing while Priya loves travelling, cooking and spending time with family and friends. Mithun is an ardent soccer and cricket fan too.

Dr Renuka Rana | Bendigo Smiles DentistDr Renuka Rana

Dr Renuka Rana is a highly motivated, trained dental surgeon who prides herself on providing the best service and care to her patients.

She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2008 and is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Renuka is strongly committed to continual learning and developing her skills to ensure she is always providing the best and most up-to-date treatment for her patients.

She is trained to provide general dental treatment under Nitrous (happy gas) to cater to the most anxious patients and is always seeking to keep her patients as comfortable as possible. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends and also an avid yoga lover.

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Our Oral Health Therapist Shruti, joined our dynamic team in March 2015. Having worked in public and private practices she has a range of experience in different clinical settings.

Shruti brings an holistic approach to providing a good level of oral health care to our patients, by educating and informing them about relationships between gum disease and overall health. She keeps up with the latest information to ensure that she remains at the forefront of preventative work.

Shruti graduated from University of Otago, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2009, she enjoys interactions with people of all ages and prides herself on her thorough assessments and diagnosis. When not working Shruti enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures and is a keen photographer.

Our Support Staff – Our Asset
We value our staff members who have made it easy for us to keep up our vision and principles of delivering the best services to our patients. They make sure our patients enjoy the best hospitality and care. We have been fortunate to have the finest in our team.


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