Meet our friendly team, we look forward to welcoming you to our practice.
At Smile Ville we understand that for many people English is not their first or even second language. However, it isn’t always easy to find a dental clinic in Melbourne that can provide such patients with dental services in their language of choice. Maybe you’re seeking a Spanish speaking dentist in Melbourne. Perhaps you want a Japanese or Cantonese speaking dentist. You may want dentistry services provided in Mandarin or Portuguese.
At Smile Ville Dental Clinic in South Morang we are pleased to be able to offer dental care services in the above languages through the following staff:
Spanish: Our Spanish speaking practice manager Monica Somerville
Portuguese: Our Portuguese speaking dentist Dr. Alex Harano
Cantonese: Our Cantonese speaking dentist Dr. Lin Lee
Mandarin: Our Mandarin speaking dentist Dr. Lin Lee
Japanese: Our Japanese speaking dentist Dr. Alex Harano
DR. ALEX HARANO
Dr Alex Harano was educated at the University of Mogi das Cruzes in Brazil in 1999. In 2002 he finished his post graduate studies in Orthodontics in Sao Paulo. He also studied in Japan in 2004 when he attended the Orthodontics Department at Ohu University. In May 2013, Dr Harano obtained the equivalent Dentistry qualification…Read More
MONICA AND JAMES
PRACTICE MANAGER AND OWNER
Monica and James are the husband and wife team that created and own Smile Ville. Monica hails from Cuba and is a qualified dentist. Born and educated in Havana, Monica graduated from the University of Havana as a dentist in 1993 and worked for 6 years in the public health system. In 2014 Monica obtained… Read More
DR. LIN LEE
Since graduating from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours in 2007, Dr Lee has spent several years for the W.A. Dental Health Service within country and metropolitan areas as a community dental officer, and also as an associate in general private practice. Dr Lee holds a strong commitment… Read More
DR CALVIN GIANG
After completing his Bachelor of Dentistry degree from Griffith University in Queensland, Dr Calvin Giang has since aimed to deliver the highest quality dental care to all his patients. He prides himself in his ability to offer sympathy and practice sensitivity to cater for his patients of all ages, showing them his respect for their enquiries and making it his responsibility to adequately inform them of their treatment plans and procedures. He is passionate about furthering his knowledge and improving his skills on all aspects of dentistry. Calvin is a strong believer of having a pro-active rather than re-active approach to dental care and is therefore committed to delivering dental education, aiming to improve patient’s oral health and their attitudes to ongoing oral hygiene. He is also trilingual, speaking English, Cantonese and Vietnamese fluently.
In his spare time Calvin enjoys going on road trips, watching movies and catching up with friends
DR JESSICA DUSKOVIC
Dr Jessica Duskovic graduated as a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Western Australia before returning to her home town of Melbourne to work in private practice. She has a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry and particularly enjoys working in paediatric, restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Through a patient centred approach to dental care Jessica seeks to provide a variety of options while customising treatment to suit individual needs. Jessica believes strongly that prevention is better than a cure and prides herself in her preventative approach to dentistry. She enjoys working and communicating with patients so they properly understand the processes which causes dental decay and gum disease as well as how changes can be made to improve long term dental health.
In her spare time Jessica enjoys reading, cooking, going out to listen to live music and watching the Western Bulldogs take home a win.