Dr Vijay Devayya, Dentist
Dr Vijay is our very own local dentist in Bendigo with a passion for instilling a positive experience in his patients. His professional goal is to provide comprehensive dental care for all patients using a gentle approach allowing him to effectively deliver compassionate dental treatment in a positive manner.
After graduating with a degree in Dental Surgery in India, Dr Vijay went on to complete his Masters of Public Health in Sydney, and simultaneously completed his Australian Dental Certificate Examination.
To be able to provide the best of care for his patients, Dr Vijay regularly attends continuing dental education programs in Australia and worldwide. Dr Vijay has a special interest in Implant Dentistry and Endodontics. He is our go-to dentist for dental treatment under General Anaesthetic.
Dr Vijay and his wife have called Bendigo Home for the past 8 years and are actively involved in giving back to the community both locally and overseas. They are involved in supporting the local community by organising yearly free dental events, very popular among the locals as Palm Square Dental Fair.
They also regularly help with dental education support programs in Nepal and India.
They have been sponsors to the Strathfieldsaye Striders supporting their campaign to raise money for cancer research.
Dr. Vijay's personal philosophy is that every client should receive dental care in a warm compassionate manner and our office is geared towards fulfilling this goal. He is a gentle and passionate dentist who believes in only offering the level of dental care he would offer to his family and friends.
When not at work, Dr Vijay enjoys spending time with family and friends. He loves sport and enjoys his game of Badminton every week.
Dr Kaveri Kariappa, Dentist
Dr Kaveri is very passionate about Dentistry and believes patient education is the key in laying the foundation for good oral care. She believes in paying close attention to the needs and expectations of each of her patients. When you are her patient, you can be assured that she will work closely with you and come up with a complete, individualized plan, that will help you achieve your dental goals.
Dr Kaveri takes pride in her ability to transform her patient's smiles. She can help you create the beautiful smile you have always dreamed of.
Dr Kaveri is passionate about keeping current with the latest advances in dentistry. She has completed hundreds of hours of continuing dental education and training in newer developments in dentistry, in efforts to provide comprehensive dental care to her patients.
"My continued learning and training beyond the basics of dental school has opened so many possibilities for myself and for my patients that I had never imagined likely when I began my dental journey. I am genuinely fulfilled when I see the smiles of my patients once they have completed their treatment. They are a renewable source of energy, which motivates me to stay current with the best continuing education and technology possible.
I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by an inspiring group of professional individuals who excel at and are passionate to extend their knowledge to all of our existing and new patients here at Bendigo Family Dental Care & Palm Square Dental Care" - Dr Kaveri
Dr Marcus Matear, Dentist
Dr Marcus graduated from Melbourne University. He has worked in Melbourne, Echuca and has relocated to Bendigo to join the Palm Square Dental Care Team.
Marcus is passionate about providing excellent care for his patients.
He was an anxious patient himself. “Now, I find understanding and caring for patients highly rewarding. I enjoy seeing patients of all ages. I am passionate about improving patients appearance, function and helping patients.”
Marcus has a special interest in preventive and cosmetic dentistry. He has volunteered at the Vanuatu Dental Hospital.
Outside of work, Marcus was a contestant on the Foxtel TV show, Great Australian Bake Off 2018. He enjoys cooking, dancing, tennis and spending time with his family and friends.
Dr Jenny Nguyen, Dentist
Dr Jenny graduated from Griffith University in the sunny Gold Coast, and decided to relocate to Bendigo to join the Bendigo Family Dental Care team. She is a passionate and caring dentist, who strongly believes in providing a gentle and positive experience for her patients.
Dr Jenny has a special interest in preventative dentistry and believes that patient education is crucial to improving the oral health of her patients. She also has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry, and helping patients restore their smiles. She understands the importance of building patient relationships, taking the time to listen to their concerns and working together to achieve positive outcomes.
Dr Jenny also like to be involved in helping the community, and went on a volunteer trip to Cambodia, giving dental treatment to the children living in the provinces and orphanages. It was a wonderful and rewarding experience, and she is looking forward to future volunteer trips.
In her free time, she loves to make desserts for her friends and family. She also likes to relax by practicing her calligraphy and watercolour skills.