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Dr Maria Smetanina BDSc (Tartu) ADC (Melb)


Dr Maria Smetanina, a caring dentist with over 10 years of experience. She has been practising in Melbourne and abroad before joining Complete Dental Care in 2015.

Maria’s areas of interest incorporate advanced treatments Including Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics (removable expansion plates, fixed braces and clear aligners such as Invisalign) as well as Myofunctional therapy (tongue thrust) and Habits training (thumb sucking).

Maria particularly enjoys researching new developments that impact patient’s management. She uses this knowledge to inform her patients of all treatment options so that they can be actively involved in choosing a treatment plan that best suits their circumstances. In her own words “The world of dentistry is rapidly changing, so I am constantly studying, translating and disseminate new knowledge to provide best care”. With over 150 hours per year in continuing education and development, Maria is on top of all the dentistry’s latest technological advances.

Maria is a mother of 1, has an Estonian background and can speak fluently English, Estonian and Russian.

Maria is a member of:

  • The Australian Dental Association
  • FICCDE (Orthodontics in general practice)
  • Australian Academy of Orofacial Myology
  • Society of Dental Advancement

and involved with:

  • Invisalign Orthodontic Systems
  • Diagnosis and management oral habits such and thumb sucking and Myofunctional training.
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