Welcome to General and Cosmetic Dentistry. Our skilled and experienced team of dentists strives to deliver high-quality and gentle dentistry designed to improve the health and appearance of our patients’ smiles. We provide customised treatment plans with all of your alternatives and help you make a choice that works well for your health and budget.
We incorporate the latest modern dental technology and seek continuing education to consistently provide the highest level of dental care available. Our staff is also multilingual, speaking English, Chinese, Polish, Vietnamese, and Arabic to better serve our diverse community.
Our dentists have a passionate commitment to the families in Kew and will treat your family with the same care and compassion we want for our own loved ones. We welcome patients of all ages and look forward to meeting you.
In the meantime, you can learn a little about our dental team by reading below. We welcome you to contact General and Cosmetic Dentistry to arrange your next dental appointment.
Nada feels fortunate to meet her patients every day and to help them achieve optimum oral health while providing comfortable treatment. She often has patients tell her that they did not feel the injection at all. Relieving pain is a rewarding aspect of the dentistry Nada provides.
Being able to improve patients’ smiles is truly a gift and she loves to see happy smiles at the end of treatment. She enjoys hearing about their lives and families.
Nada is accredited by the Australian Dental Council. She has a Bachelor Degree of Dental Science (BDS) and a Masters degree in Esthetic and Restorative dentistry from the University of Manchester, UK. She also holds a certificate in pain management.
Nada has two children - a 14 year old boy and 10 year old girl. When she enjoys her free time, you will find her spending time with her husband and kids. She also enjoys staying fit by regularly attending indoor cycling classes and walking. Nada is passionate about cooking and watching movies in addition to spending quality time with positive friends.
Dr Baker Hamdi fills the role of dental surgeon at General and Cosmetic Dentistry, making it possible for patients to have dental surgery efficiently and comfortably in our practice as part of the comprehensive dentistry we provide.
His education includes:
What he finds most enjoyable about dentistry is achieving patient satisfaction, improving their quality of life with exceptional dentistry and developing rapport with his patients.
When Dr Hamdi is away from the practice, you will find him watching and playing soccer. He is a dedicated fan of Real Madrid.
Dr Gizinski was born in Poland and has called Melbourne home for the last 37 years. Her education includes a BDSc from Warsaw, Poland and ADEC in Melbourne. She has also completed numerous courses including aesthetic dentistry, crown and bridge, and orthodontics. She joined General and Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years ago.
“I enjoy the relationships that I have with longstanding patients and their families and being able to help patients by effectively treating their dental problems.”
When away from the dental practice, you will often find Dr Gizinski reading, dancing, listening to music, going out with friends and family, walking her dog and staying fit at the gym.
Jocelyn grew up in the Melbourne area and has worked in both the public and private sector for several years after graduating with first class honours from the University of Melbourne. She recently joined General and Cosmetic Dentistry and brings her exemplary patient care and professional skills onboard to benefit our patients.
"I enjoy helping to improve patients' self confidence by improving their smile and helping people work through their dental anxiety so that they feel comfortable. I believe in a gentle approach and making positive impacts in a patient's quality of life by eliminating disease to create a healthy mouth and healthy body."
In her free time, you can find Jocelyn playing badminton, swimming, traveling, and cooking. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family.
Michael graduated from University of Melbourne with Distinction and was awarded the Dean’s Honours for excellent grades throughout the course. Since graduating, Michael has worked in metropolitan Melbourne and has attended numerous advanced courses and conferences in Australia and overseas.
Michael offers treatments with great attention to detail and care. Special interests include general and preventive dentistry, restorative dentistry, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry.
Michael is a Member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA). He is fluent in English and Chinese.
Peilee is originally from Melbourne and graduated from Griffith University with a Graduate Diploma of Dentistry and Advanced Graduate Dentistry and Oral Services. Peilee joined our team a year ago.
"Dentistry is challenging, so it is always interesting. Interacting with and developing relationships with patients is fun and being able to give someone a confident smile is extremely rewarding."
When Peilee is away from the clinic, you will find her balancing her free time between relaxing with a good movie and staying fit practicing yoga.
Shirley joined our team in 2016 bringing many years of experience in the surgery to General and Cosmetic Dentistry. She earned her Certificate III in Dental Nursing in Melbourne and has worked in both general dentistry clinics and oral surgery practices.
‘I love the personal interaction with patients and getting to know them as people, not just a number. I enjoy being the person who makes that first point of contact with patients. I love that the clinic caters to all needs of patients – from general checks to surgery.’
Her family is Shirley’s greatest joy. She has two adult children and two grandchildren to fill her spare time. She also loves gardening and riding her motor scooter. You can also find her enjoying a lazy Sunday watching her partner play baseball.