Availability, affordability and a relaxed ambience — three great reasons to make Core Dental your Dentist in Southbank.
Core Dental Southbank on City Road in Melbourne offers state of the art facilities including the latest equipment and technology. If you’re looking for an affordable, professional and comfortable Dental Clinic, our full service dentist in Southbank is the place to go! From the ground up, we have built Core Dental Group to focus on making routine dental care easy to access, from our affordable pricing to our extended trading hours.
Core Dental Southbank’s mission to be where you need us, when you need us. Whether you live or work in the area, our convenient City Road location means we are just a short trip away.
Extended daytime trading hours means we’re available when and where you need us! It’s our promise to deliver you the very best in dental care at a time that suits your schedule.
Dr Joanne Ong joined Smile Solutions on graduating from La Trobe University where she completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry then Master of Dentistry in 2022. Through her studies, Joanne has served the regional communities of Victoria, caring for patients from a variety of backgrounds.
She goes to great lengths to ensure every patient receives the best possible treatment outcomes tailored to their needs through her gentle nature and exceptional communication, in English, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.
Joanne has a particular interest in restorative dentistry and intends to further her knowledge in continued courses to stay abreast of the latest developments in the industry.
Born and bred in sunny Queensland, Dr Jackie studied her Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree before moving down south to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at The University of Sydney. Having worked at two of the largest dental hospitals in Sydney, as well as immersing herself in numerous post graduate courses, Dr Jackie is well experienced in a full spectrum of dental techniques. Her passion for fine detail and creating beautiful smiles comes through in her love for cosmetic dentistry including clear aligners, composite bondings and porcelain veneers.
She enjoys the mix of art and science that dentistry has to offer, and enjoys being able to help people achieve their dream smile in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. A member of the Australian Dental Association, Dr Jackie prides herself on being attentive to patient’s needs and providing an uncompromising standard of care. She is trained in Invisalign, CADCAM Cerec technologies, laser dentistry and nitrous oxide sedation.
Dr Anchal Verma obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide. During her time in Adelaide, Anchal gained invaluable experience in South Australia metropolitan and rural clinics, including Adelaide Dental Hospital. During dental school, she organised fundraisers and dental volunteering trips, with the aim of reducing the oral health inequality gap in less privileged countries.
Dr Verma enjoys general dentistry and has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry and oral surgery. Anchal believes strongly in preventative dental care and ensures her patients are well educated during their appointments.
Dr Verma is passionate about providing dental care that promotes a healthy and beautiful smile. Her kind and gentle demeanour ensures that all of her patients are comfortable and at ease during their treatment.
Dr Shakiba Askary graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and Masters of Dentistry. As part of her training, Shakiba spent time serving rural and remote communities within Victoria. This provided her with invaluable experience in treating dental disease and maintaining oral health.
Dr Shakiba enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, but particularly enjoys restorative and preventative dentistry. She enjoys engaging with recent advances in dentistry, and with the industry as a whole through attending professional development courses.
Dr Shakiba’s philosophy is to tailor dental care to each individual patient and empower them through informing them on how to best maintain their oral health. Shakiba does this through building relationships based on trust and transparency with her patients and focusing on their education. She has a kind and gentle demeanour to ensure her patients are at ease when in the dental chair.
Dr Shakiba’s hobbies outside of dentistry include staying active, cooking and watching an absurd number of TV shows.
Scott Krause graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California, United States of America, in 2009 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, having previously obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Union College in Nebraska.
Dr Krause was in private practice as a general dentist in southern California for 7 years. He currently holds licences to practise dentistry in the United States and New Zealand, as well as in Australia. He has been licensed in Kenya and Micronesia and has also provided dentistry for other under-served communities in Bangladesh, Tanzania, Jamaica and Mexico.
He understands the impact that a healthy, functioning smile can have on an individual’s confidence and overall health, and he is always striving to make his patients’ dental experience a comfortable one.
Dr Krause keeps up with the latest advances in dentistry through his memberships of the Australian Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and United States Dental Institute.