Meet The Team

Our dentists and staffs have achieved the highest level of training in each of their perspective areas with advanced training in the latest treatment and technologies. But we take the most pride in knowing your individual concerns, wants and needs, integrity. Giving you the opportunity to choose the type of dental health care you desire.

We offer advanced treatment options that are not typically found in most dental offices. Our goal is to help you feel your best and enjoy life through good dental health. Today advancements in dentistry now offer many choices that can help you to enjoy life and smile with confidence. Ours staff will find solutions that fit you, and into your life.

Dr Anju Prajapati Maharjan
Principal Dentist
Anju is the principal dentist at Village Dental Clinic. She qualified from Tribnhuvan University, Kathmandu. She moved to Sydney in 2008 and qualified from ADC in 2010. Anju set up her dental clinic in Meadowbank in 2011 & Haymarket, Sydney CBD in 2013. Since then she is providing essential dental care to the local community. Away from the surgery, Anju loves to play with her daughters Arisa & Amy, cycling and cooking.

Dr Mamata Maharjan
Dr Mamata Maharjan graduated from Tribhuvan University in Nepal in 2004, after which she worked in her own private practice for 4 years. Dr Maharjan since relocated to Australia where she successfully completed OTC training at Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital and also completed Australian Dental Council exams in 2010. Since then she has been working in various private practices in Sydney. She brings with her extensive experience in Oral Health and her caring nature to patient. She is a member of Australian Dental Association.

Dr Nael Malik
Dr Malik, our part time senior dentist. He has had over 25 years of experience in clinical dentistry. He was graduated from Adelaide University. He has special interest in surgery, prosthodontic and implant dentistry.

Dr Bandana Shakya
Dr Bandana Shakya graduated from Manipal College of Dental surgery, India in 2004. She practiced dentistry for 4 years in her home country "Nepal” in multi-disciplinary specialists practice and her own clinic. Having successfully completed Australian dental Council exam, she relocated to Australia in 2009. Since then, she has additional 4 years of Australian public and private dental experience and is skilled with oral surgery. She updates her skills participating in various continuing dental education courses and currently is busy with internationally certified orthodontic seminars. She is an Australian dental association member. Her motto is to bring smile back to patients face with her gentle caring touch.

Dr Sarita Adhikari
Dr Sarita Adhikari graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004. Sarita’s passion is in creating a friendly environment that welcomes all those who enter the practice. She believes that a good education is the key to prevent dental issues. For this reason, she takes time in listening and providing information to her patients. She enjoys practicing all aspects of general dentistry. She is keen in ongoing professional developments to improve her knowledge, skills and keeping up to date with latest development in dental care. When not working, Sarita loves spending time with her family and travelling. Sarita is a member of Australian Dental Association.

Dr Namita Mehta
Namita graduated from dental school in India in 2009. Prior to relocating to Australia, she gained experience working at a private practice in India and then successfully completed the Australian Dental Council exams in 2013. Namita is an enthusiastic and passionate dentist with interests in all areas of general dentistry. She attends continuing professional development courses to gain up to date knowledge in all the latest developments in dentistry. Her main aim is to bring a smile to every face.

Dr Nabina Shrestha
Nabina graduated in dentistry from India in 2005 and had worked as a general dentist for few years in her home country, Nepal before moving to Australia. She then went on to receive a Masters degree in Population Health from University of Wollongong. She is committed to lifelong continuing education and aims towards improving the oral health of the patient. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with special interest in Preventative and Aesthetic dentistry.

Mrs Nadia Naimi
Dental Assistant
Nadia completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting from Sydney TAFE. She has worked in various private dental practices and has gained more than 7 years of experience in Dental field. She became a part of our Meadowbank Practice since 2011. Besides working she loves to travel, go shopping and spending time with family.

Ms Pratikshya Acharya
Dental Assistant
Pratikshya Acharya is an overseas Dentist. She has completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Dhaka, Bangladesh and worked in her home country Nepal. She came to Sydney in December 2013. She is trained as a Dental Nurse. Currently, she is working as a Dental Assistant in Haymarket. She is interested in photography and music.

Mrs Durga Malla Gurung
Durga Malla Gurung completed her Dental Technician course from TAFE, Sydney. She has worked in a various Health sector as a Nurse. She came to Australia in 2008. She is currently working as a Receptionist and a Dental Technician. Apart from this she loves to Dance and to Travel.

Mr Aashish Kaphle
Dental Assistant
Aashish is an overseas trained dentist. After completing Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Trivuwan University, he has worked for two years as a dental surgeon in government hospitals of Nepal and has travelled around his country working in a multitude of health camps. He arrived in Sydney in mid 2014 to study Master of Public Health at University of Wollongong. While he volunteered as a dental assistant in our Meadowbank establishment we found him as a reliable and convivial person. His professional and courteous approach towards patients is highly commendable. Besides working in dentistry he likes to travel, listen to good music, take pictures and cook his meals.

Ms Mausam Shrestha Malla
Dental Assistant
Mausam is an overseas trained dentist. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Tribhuwan University, Nepal. After completing her studies, she worked in a private clinic for about a year. She arrived Sydney at the end of year 2013. Besides dentistry, she likes to listen to music, travel and spending time with her family.

Mr Amar Maharjan
Practice Manager
Anju's Husband, Amar is the Practice Manager. Amar qualified as an IT professional from Charles Stuart University in 2007 and worked in Sydney for four years. When Anju was qualified from ADC and set up her first dental clinic in 2011, Amar changed his careers to become the Practice Manager of their new dental clinic. Initially he was working part-time but soon after he worked full-time. On his spare time, Amar loves to spend time with his daughters Arisa & Amy, in photography and cycling.


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Village Dental Clinic
Meadowbank Dentist Office:
Shop 6.1B, 11 Bay Drive
Meadowbank, NSW 2114

P. 02 9281 0007
F. 02 9281 6634