CAROLINE PRICE, DENTAL THERAPIST AND HYGIENIST

Caroline Price: Dental Therapist and Dental Hygienist

We are thrilled to have Caroline Price as part of our Ivanhoe team for the past 10 years. As a dental therapist and hygienist, she brings 28 years of experience and skills to the practice.

Caroline places a high value on patient comfort and building lasting relationships. Ever since graduating from Curtin University in 1991, she has been fortunate enough to work alongside some of Melbourne’s leading dentists and specialists, and has developed extensive knowledge on:

  • Gum care and treatment.
  • Restorative dentistry.
  • Cosmetic dentistry.
  • Early intervention orthodontics to develop dental alignment and to guide facial growth patterns.
  • A gentle approach to children’s dentistry as they start their dental journey free of anxiety.

Caroline is admired for her patience, gentleness and skill. Her passion for her profession is clear and has been fortunate to experience it from its many facets from dental therapist to practice management, to training and mentoring of staff. She is keen to ensure that all advancements made in the field of dentistry are available to her patients. Combining diligence and initiative, Caroline strives to provide optimal care and support for her patients.

Not only does Caroline endeavour to broaden her own skillset and knowledge base, she is passionate about raising awareness for oral health within the community.

Caroline is always willing to discuss cosmetic options we can provide to give you confidence in your smile.

Caroline is passionate about dental sensitivity and hence strives to make every appointment a pleasurable experience for everyone. Furthermore, she aims to motivate, educate and empower her patients.

Educational degree: Associate Diploma of Dental Therapy and registered Dental Hygeinist (Ortho)

Caroline’s special interests and skills are:

  • Treatment of gum inflammation and disease (periodontitis).
  • Children’s dentistry including examinations and fillings.
  • Whitening and stain removal.
  • Cosmetic dentistry.
  • Preventive dentistry and education.
  • Sensitivity.
  • Thumb sucking and maternal health.
  • Nasal breathing and effects on orthodontic development.
  • Halitosis.

As a dental therapist, Caroline provides thorough care to our youngest of patients utilising her caring and empathetic nature to achieve the best outcome.

Caroline participates in continuing education workshops and seminars to continue to be excited about her career and achieve the best results.
In her spare time, Caroline enjoys spending time with her husband and her two daughters. Not to forget her rabbits, who are truly part of her family.