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Meet Our Dentists

Our dentists have a wealth of experience when it comes to caring for you and your friends, work colleagues and families. Our team consists of dentists with a wide range of experiences in the field of dentistry, committed to ensuring that you get the care you need, the results you want, at a price that is fair.

Working together, we’re able to provide efficient, quality care at affordable prices. Our excellent team is ready to assist with all your dental needs.

Dr Kris Rajan (Dentist)

With more than 15 years of experience, Dr Kris has played an integral role of the Smart Choice Dental team, managing more than 1,500 Invisalign cases and holding Platinum Elite status as a Top 5% of Australian dentists when it comes to straightening teeth with clear aligners.  He also has certification in providing braces.

Dr Kris also has a wide experience with using crowns and veneers to correct your smile – from discoloured or tilted teeth, to bridging those missing teeth gaps with Australian made ceramics, you are in experienced hands.

Dr Kris is also skilled in oral surgery when it comes to wisdom teeth, providing comfortable treatment in the chair with sedation options such as nitrous and Penthrox. In addition, Dr Kris is certified with SomnoMed, which gives him the required knowledge to prescribe and make custom-fit sleep apnoea devices – including the new O2Vent system to assist with reducing snoring, and opening your airways, to improve your sleep.

Dr Kris holds membership with the Faculty of Dental Surgeons. Before moving to Melbourne and making his home in Maidstone, he spent time working in Adelaide and New Zealand.

Dr Sammy Zare (Dentist)

Dr Sammy Zare is one of the most calm, gentle and thorough dentists you will come across. He understands that visiting the dentist can sometimes cause anxiety. That is why he is committed to offering a supportive, positive and calming environment, and is dedicated to providing the best dental care for each of his patients.

He has extensive experience with dental crowns, bridges and porcelain veneers and strives to help his patients achieve their goals when restoring their smiles. In addition, he is a Platinum Elite Invisalign Provider, and has also completed training in Orthodontics at The University of Sydney, so he can help you achieve a straighter, healthier and more beautiful smile.

Dr Sammy Zare graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from The University of Melbourne after initially completing a Bachelor of Medical Science majoring in Physiology from Flinders University in Adelaide.

When Dr Zare is not working or attending dental courses, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing soccer or going to the gym.

He is a preferred provider for BUPA, Medibank, HCF, Australian Unity, Defence Health, Frank, GMHBA, Peoplecare, and many other health funds.

Dr Alex Stojcev (Dentist)

Dr Alex graduated from the University of Melbourne with a gentle hand and a clear way of explaining treatment options to his patients. He prides himself on always being honest with every person he sees, creating care plans that wholly benefit their needs.

Dr Alex has a passion for new technology and strives to keep up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry, allowing him to offer the best care to his patients. He’s thrilled to be able to offer patients care with the Trios 3D Digital Scanner, which is a key component in crafting beautiful smiles when carrying out crowns, bridges and veneers.

Dr Alex is a preferred provider for BUPA, MediBank, HCF, Australian Unity, Defence Health, GMHBA, PeopleCare, and several other health funds. His areas of expertise include smile makeovers, digital smile design, dental crowns and bridges, root canal treatment, emergency dental services and general care.

Dr Ben Scully (Dentist)

Dr Ben has more than 17 years of experience, making him one of the most experienced dentists at Smart Choice Dental. As a general dentist, he makes sure to fully explain treatment options for his patients so that they’re always “in the know” every step of the way—he wants to provide care for you that’s honest, effective and comes with no surprises.   As well as general dentistry, he also is certified in Invisalign (Platinum elite).

Dr Ben has taken qualifications that go above and beyond what’s required to become a dentist in order to provide patients with the best possible care. Additional coursework includes Nitrous Sedation and Invisalign, among others. Other areas of expertise include wisdom teeth removal, surgical extractions, fillings, root canal therapy and impacted teeth extractions as well as sedation dentistry.

Dr Ben Scully is with us 3 days a fortnight.

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Our multi-provider team is able to accommodate your family’s busy schedule. Contact us now to request your first appointment.


* Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

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