Located in Morningside, Brisbane QLD. At Totally Smiles, we’re passionate about exceptional dental care for all Australians. With more than 50 practices nationwide, we’re making it easy and affordable to have healthy teeth and a winning smile. We care about maximum quality and minimum stress. Our state-of-the-art technology ensures we’re leading the way in care and comfort, while our expert teams provide advice and reassurance at every step.
Totally Smiles Morningside provides dental care to Hawthorne, Balmoral, Seven Hills, Norman Park, Bulimba, New Farm, Cannon Hill, Camp Hill, East Brisbane, Hamilton, Coorparoo, Carina, Murarrie, Kangaroo Point, Newstead, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane City, Carina Heights and surrounding suburbs.
Dr Melita Antonijevic is passionate about giving her customers the best chance at maintaining natural and healthy teeth for life, and has a special interest in crowns, bridges and restorative dentistry.
Dr Melita Antonijevic has been practicing dentistry since 1986. Melita completed her first dental degree in Europe and upon coming to Australia, she completed her second dental degree at the University of Queensland in 1998. As a result, Melita has achieved international experience in the field of dentistry, which has ultimately provided her with a wealth of knowledge.
Melita acquired the Morningside Family Dental Practice in 2002 and has since continued providing exceptional dental care to the community. Melita is passionate about giving her patients the best chance at maintaining natural and healthy teeth for life. She takes pride in delivering premium dental care.
Melita has a special interest in crowns and bridges and is always striving to keep up to date with the latest technology and clinical research and developments. Dr Melita has attended international training for laser dentistry in the U.S. and New Zealand and has been practicing laser dentistry since 2007.
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Dr Tiffany Dowling is a caring, gentle and experienced dentist who is delighted to be joining the Totally Smiles team at Morningside. With a Bachelor of Dentistry (Hons) from The University of Sydney, and Bachelor of Science (Hons) from The University of Queensland, you will feel confident in her ability. She looks forward to meeting you and taking care of your oral health needs.
Dr Tiffany loves helping people of all ages and communicating in a relaxed, friendly manner. She ensures everyone feels comfortable in the dental chair with her compassionate nature, and takes extra care for patients with anxiety or special needs.
Proficient in routine treatment including professional cleaning, restorations, and whitening, Dr Tiffany displays attention to detail. In addition to performing more complex treatments such as root canal therapy, crown/bridges, dentures, extractions and Invisalign treatment.
Having always had an interest in medicine and working with her hands, she first became interested in dentistry as a profession while working as a science researcher for an oral medicine specialist in oral cancer. She believes the switch to this profession was the right decision as she loves dentistry and being able to use her hands and technologies to improve the quality of life for patients.
“It is wonderful to see a person smile, talk and eat with confidence again after having their dentition professionally restored and enhanced.”
Dr Tiffany maintains her continuing education through the Australian Dental Association, University of Sydney Dentistry Alumni and completed an internship at The Sydney Dental Hospital. As a member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, she passed the Primary Examinations with commendations in General Dental Practice.
Personally, Tiffany is a mother to three beautiful young children. As a family they love to play, read, garden, swim, dance, practice music and engage with the community together.
Dr Lisa Padia graduated in 2003 from BVP deemed university in India. She then moved to Adelaide and completed her diploma in Heath Service Management from Flinders university. Upon acceptance by Australian Dental Council in 2009 -she worked in Happy Valley Dental Surgery, Adelaide for 5 years before moving to Brisbane last year.
She is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry and known among patients for her caring and compassionate nature. She believes in preventive , minimal invasive dentistry and most appropriate patient care according to individual needs. She has a relentless attitude to learn more and improve her skills. She enjoys working with CEREC and is trained to provide Invisalign.
She is loving the Brisbane weather and enjoys long walks, yoga, scuba diving and travelling in her free time.
As a general dentist, Dr Marina Du is passionate in providing patient-oriented care in improving the oral health of the community. Having grown up locally, Dr Marina Du attended Griffith University on the Gold Coast, graduating with a Masters of Dentistry.
Since graduating, she has worked in private practice and enjoys all aspects of dentistry in particular fields related to prevention, restorative and paediatric dentistry. As a healthcare professional, she believes knowledge is key for prevention which is why she focuses on educating the community the importance of oral health.
She dedicates herself to creating a warm and welcoming environment to all patients, especially children and anxious patients. Dr Marina continues her professional development by attending courses to expand and improve her scope of practice.
Outside of the clinic, Marina enjoys travelling, attending pilate classes and cooking out new recipes in the kitchen.