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We strive to provide the highest level of quality care. Staff at Vermont South Dental take the time to produce highly predictable and exceptional tailor-made solutions in order for you to have a beautiful smile to enjoy. To help achieve this, we only use high quality dental materials and the very best local dental labs and technicians . This provides you with premium results without compromise.


 Mark has been the practice principal owner at Vermont South Dental since 1997.

Mark Graduated from Melbourne University in 1992, he then worked in Tamworth and Brisbane before moving back to Melbourne and buying the practice at Vermont South.

Prevention, Endodontics, Restorative, Cosmetic, Cerec and Implant Dentistry are aspects of care that have emerged and evolved over the years, in which our practice continually evolves with.  Mark has 20+ years’ experience in dentistry and continually attends courses in all aspects of dental care, with special interests in Implants and Cosmetic dentistry.

With 3 children of his own, Mark urges all parents to encourage their kids to start caring for their teeth early on. He is a strong believer in educating patients to make a habit of good oral care routine. Passionately promoting preventative dentistry he believes this is the cornerstone for not only good oral health but your overall health as well.

Outside of work Mark can be often found over a pan in the kitchen trying out a  new recipe.  Either at the kids Soccer or Netball games or building something in the yard. His interests are Soccer, Tennis, & AFL and completing the Kokoda Trail was one of his most memorable experiences.


Since graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2001, Trinh has worked in both public and private practice all around Australia, from Darwin, to Coffs Harbour and Tasmania.

Trinh is an experienced, and gentle dentist who enjoys the variety and challenges she sees in general practice, from caring for your routine dental needs to more challenging treatment like root canal treatment, Veneers, Crowns, Bridges and Implants. Her special interests include Children’s dentistry, Occlusal rehabilitation (i.e. helping to bring health and function back to damaged teeth), Preventive and minimal intervention dentistry and Oral Health promotion.

Trinh is a member of the Australian Dental Association, and keeps up to date with new practices and treatments through continuing education. Away from work Trinh enjoys spending time with her young family, being in the great outdoors, rock climbing and travelling when she can find the time.

Trinh is available for appointments  on Tuesday’s and Thursday's.



Our dental assistants, Denise and Carmen have 40 years combined experience in chairside assisting.

Their dedication and efficiency to the practice provides a relaxed, comfortable experience which our patients greatly appreciate.


At Reception you will be greeted by Julie. We are lucky to have Julie who has been working with us for quite a few number of years. Julie will be your point of contact when making appointments and following up with you, to see how you are feeling after treatment. Julie has a wide knowledge base of the dental industry and will answer any queries you may have.


Staff at Vermont South Dental believe that every patient who comes through our door deserves “VIP Treatment”. Our goal is to provide you and your loved ones with truly exceptional dental care and service.

Upon arrival, you will be greeted warmly, and notice that every team member has your comfort, convenience and personal care as their top priority.


Located at the end of the tram line in Vermont South, Our clinic is convenient to surrounding suburbs such as Glen Waverley, Ashburton, Blackburn, Box hill, Surrey Hills and Camberwell. We see children and adults of all ages, and it's common for parents and children to book their appointments all at the same time.

Convenient hours allows you to boook appointments before or after work. Upon request we are able to provide a medical certificate when required.



We incorporate advanced dental technology into our treatment to increase your comfort and our ability to diagnose and treat you:

  • Low Radiation Digital X-rays:

Uses 90% less radiation and provides immediate images to quickly diagnose hidden problems. Saving you precious time.

If an OPG is required, these are taken at a Radiology Centre not far from Vermont South Dental, sent and downloaded digitally, minimising effects on our environment

  • Intraoral Camera:

This camera helps us educate our patients in treatment and diagnosis. Allowing them to see your mouth just as the dentist does.

Our Cerec machine is a 3d milling machine which allows  tooth restorations to be completed on the same day. Saving you time and money.

  • Calming Oral Sedation:

We can administer an oral sedative to relax you before performing any dental procedures.

  • High Powered Telescopic Loupes

These powerful eyeglasses allow us to see your teeth at an  increased magnification. This allows us to identify potential issues  that might not be visible to the naked eye.


It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients. For this reason, our practice meets and surpasses Health and Safety standard. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our practice as we welcome all patients as if they were family.


HICAPS is available for instant health fund claiming.

For those eligible for the Child Dental Benefits Scheme or Veterans Affairs, we are able to directly claim from Medicare for your convenience.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Cash or EPTPOS.