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 Tribhuvan 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 and Kogarah in 2015. 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 been practicing in Australia as a general dentist. She updates her skills participating in various continuing dental education courses .She has special interest in oral surgery and orthodontics. She has successfully completed 2 years training in Orthodontics through USA based internationally certified progressive orthodontic seminars. She is an Australian dental association member. She believes in helping people to get healthier and better smiles.

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 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.

Dr Charu Shrestha
Dr Charu completed her Bachelors in dental surgery including one year rotatory clinical internship in 2006 from Kathmandu, Nepal. Since then, she started working as a dental surgeon and tutor in Peoples Dental College and Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal. There, she worked in department of restorative dentistry for two years. In 2008, she went to India to do her Masters. She completed her Master’s Degree in the field of Periodontics in 2011 and then worked as a periodontist in dental hospital in Nepal for 7 months. She relocated in Australia in 2012 and completed her ADC exams in 2015. She is a member of Australian Dental Association. She is committed to providing the best dental treatment under relaxed and gentle circumstances.

Dr Joshua Zheng
Dr Joshua Zheng grew up in Sydney dreaming of becoming a dentist since childhood. This dream was realised at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, where he graduated with BDSc (Hons). He is enthusiastic about getting to know his patients and helping them enjoy their dental visits as much as he does. He is also avid about his Christian volunteering ministry, piano performance, and improving his Mandarin.

Mrs Durga Malla Gurung
Dental Technician
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 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 Tribhuvan 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 Tribhuvan 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.

Mrs Sarita Khadka
Dental Technician
Sarita completed her Dental technician course from Baxter institute, Melbourne. She moved to Sydney in 2012. She is working as a dental technician. She loves to cook food, watch movies and dancing.

Ms Chandni Chawla
Dental Assistant
Chandni Chawla is an overseas dentist. After completing her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Uttar Pradesh (India), she worked for one and a half years as a Dentist in a private clinic in New Delhi. She arrived in Sydney in June 2016 with a passion to join the dental industry. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family, travel, watch movies and explore new eateries.

Mrs Nazia Parkar
Dental Assistant
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Mr Amar Maharjan
Practice Manager
Anju's Husband, Amar is the Practice Manager. Amar qualified as an IT professional from Charles Sturt 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