Dr Chris Strong created Budgewoi Dental in 1980 to provide exceptional dental care to the Budgewoi community. Since that time, we’ve made constant improvements to our dental services, increasing the range of treatments we offer and regularly updating our equipment to feature the latest technologies.
We know that dental care can cause fear and anxiety for some patients, but our warm and friendly team strive to make every patient feel at ease in our welcoming clinic. We use a gentle touch and our advanced dental technologies to make every visit as comfortable as we can.
Our skilled dentists, including our principal dentist Dr Sanjeev Mishra, are highly qualified and experienced in the dental field. They bring years of knowledge and training into every dental appointment to create the best results for patients.
Meet our dedicated dental team below.
Dr Sanjeev Mishra, BDS, MS
BDS (RGUHS, Bangalore, India)
MS, Medical Imaging (KUL, Belgium)
Diploma in Advanced Maxillofacial Implantology (University of Lille, France)
POS Residency in Orthodontics
Member of ADA, IDA
Dr Sanjeev Mishra has a great passion for dentistry. Dr Sanjeev obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2005 from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore.
After obtaining his Bachelors, Dr Sanjeev worked with a private practice. During this period, he developed a keen interest in dental aesthetics and surgery. To accomplish his goals, Dr Sanjeev obtained a Master Degree in Medical Imaging from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) in Belgium and a Diploma in Radiation Protection. Thereafter, Dr Sanjeev worked in the University’s Department of Restorative Dentistry for about two years, gaining valuable skills and experience. He also worked in the University’s Department of Maxillofacial Radiology where he gained experience in diagnosis using Computed Tomography (CT-3D) and 2-D radiology imaging.
Dr Sanjeev has attended various conferences on aesthetic dentistry, oral implantology and osseointegration. During his stint at KUL, Dr Sanjeev travelled and participated in several conferences and seminars in the Netherlands and Germany, further enhancing his expertise and improving his skills in oral and dental implantology. He also participated in Dentsply’s World Dental Conference in Berlin, Germany.
Dr Sanjeev pursued his passion for dental implantology by obtaining a Diploma in Advanced Maxillofacial Implantology under Professor Dr Manuel Chanavaz, Head of the Faculty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Lille in France, in 2014. He has also done extensive training in orthodontics, which was conducted by Progressive Orthodontics.
Dr Sanjeev is also an active member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and the Indian Dental Association (IDA).
Dr Sanjeev is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality of dental care in every field of general dentistry.
Melody is a dental assistant at Budgewoi Dental. She loves knowing the patients who come to the practice will leave with better oral health. She also enjoys having the opportunity to regularly see patients and build community relationships.
When she's not helping patients, Melody enjoys spending time with the people she loves: her nieces, nephews and the rest of her family, along with her friends. She also finds joy in hands-on experiences ranging from rock climbing to arts and crafts to holding a good book in one hand and a glass in the other. Melody looks forward to providing you with excellent care in our Budgewoi dental clinic.
Dental Assistant/Dental Nurse
Rumana is a dental assistant/dental nurse with a Certificate III in Dental Assisting. As a dental assistant, Rumana cares most about helping others and loves seeing patients' smiles transform. Rumana enjoys the variety of each day, patient, and every case! Being chairside to make patients feel special is the best feeling in the world.
When not helping patients at Budgewoi Dental, Rumana likes to do creative arts, including writing, painting, crafting and mosaics.