Dentists of Ivanhoe


Maria is originally from the Philippines and grew up in the North Island of New Zealand. She worked in a private practice in rural New Zealand for a year and moved to Melbourne in 2012.


Maria trained at the University of Otago in New Zealand as a dual qualified dental therapist and dental hygienist.

She traveled to the US in 2015 to receive special training to further her knowledge for the treatment and management of gum disease for adults. Maria loves working with kids and has a lot of hints and tips for cleaning your teeth better.

Outside of Dentistry she loves good food and long walks especially in summer to keep fit and she also loves to read anything that she finds interesting.