Our team of three dedicated dental health professionals is here to serve you. Each is an experienced, qualified and highly trained professional. Below is a brief introduction of each dentist, who look forward to meeting you.
In addition our friendly support team is here to assist you. Each and every one of them is important to us and plays a central role in providing quality dental and oral health care.
Every staff member at Aberdeen Dental Centre from the person answering the phone or greeting you at the door, to the dentist looking in your mouth, embodies their approach to you around our three core values of Integrity, excellence and care.
Dr VIJAYA CHANDRAMOHAN
Vijaya (VJ) have a passion for delivering gentle, state-of-the-art dental care. She has continually worked to maintain the mission of helping each patient enjoy healthy teeth for life. Her upbeat personality may change your opinion about dental care altogether. Graduated with distinction from NTR University India, in 2010 , before moving to Sydney with her family in 2011 and completed her ADC certification for practising in Australia. VJ worked in a private practice in Sydney before moving to Albany in 2018 to escape the city life. Albany is now firmly home for VJ and her family.
She likes to approach her dental work holistically and treats her patients with a gentle hand while prioritising their comfort. VJ enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially interested in ceramic restorations and root canal treatment. VJ finds it most fulfilling seeing happy patients after the treatment. She believes in treating patients how she would like to be treated herself. VJ strives to provide the highest standard of care in an accessible environment, catered to the individual needs.
Beyond dentistry, VJ loves the regional lifestyle of Albany . As an Albany local and there is nothing more she loves than the local natural surrounds, beaches and bushwalking in this area with her friends and family.
Dr HAYDEN JONES
Hayden has a passion for making dentures and enjoys seeing that first smile after a patient gets their teeth back. For Hayden, this is the most rewarding part of dentistry and is an area which he is always striving to learn more. Hayden is non-judgmental and only wants the best outcomes for his patients, hoping that no one should feel embarrassed or scared to come see their dentist.
Hayden grew up in the Perth hills but moved to the city to complete a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BSc) at Murdoch university and later a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) at The University of Western Australia.
Outside of dentistry, Hayden enjoys hiking on weekends and exploring nature. Hayden’s interests at home are all things nerdy: from video games and trading cards to miniature painting and everything in between.
Dr WENDY PATAK
Wendy grew up in the Perth hills and graduated from Murdoch University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science. After travelling across Australia and New Zealand with her husband, she commenced a Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Western Australia in 2020 and graduated in 2023. While studying, Wendy was awarded the Vice Chancellors Commendation for Academic Excellence (2016) as well as the BDSc Class of 1979 Prize in Operative Dentistry (2022) and the Eric Williams Prize in Prosthodontics (2022).
Wendy is passionate about providing holistic dental care and has a keen interest in preventive and restorative dentistry. She believes strongly in good communication with her patients and strives to provide high quality care in a gentle manner.
Wendy moved to Albany with her husband after graduating from dentistry to be closer to the activities they love. On weekends she enjoys hiking, camping, and reading.
Dr NISHITH BHARGAVA
BDS, MSc (UWA), DClinDent (Perio), M.R.A.C.D.S (Perio)
Nish is our visiting Specialist Periodontist and is passionate about long-term treatment solutions (such as dental implants) and treats his patients in an honest and comprehensive manner, making sure that the best possible outcome can arise from the patient's presenting condition.
After graduating from Kurukshetra University, India, in 2006 Nish worked as a tutor for dental students in clinical dentistry along with being a practicing dentist in his own private practice. He obtained a master’s degree in Infectious disease from UWA Perth in 2010 and started practicing dentistry in Australia after obtaining the Australian Dental Council Certificate. He has since been in private practice.
Nish obtained a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry specialising in Periodontics (Gum and Implant Specialist) in 2020 and is currently working at Alliance Periodontics in Perth and Aberdeen Dental in Albany as a Periodontics and Implants specialist.
Nish is currently a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP), Australia and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP), International Team for Implantology (ITI), Australian Osseointegration Society (AOS) and Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (M.R.A.C.D.S Perio).