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. 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 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.

Dr George Chen

Dr George Chen is a motivated dentist graduating from University of Adelaide with a concurrent Honours degree. Fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin), George enjoys help putting smiles on his patients. Outside of dentistry, he likes to travel, competing in basketball, as well as playing the piano and the cello.

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.

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.

Ms Shikha Bharti

Dental Assistant

Shikha Bharti is an overseas Dentist from India. She has completed her BDS from Manipal University in 2015 and has also completed one year Restorative Dentistry course from the same University in 2016. She enjoys working at Village Dental Clinic. She loves working with patients and making sure they are well taken care of. In her spare time, she likes vacationing, travelling 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 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.


Village Dental – Haymarket
Shop 118, 8 Quay Street
Haymarket NSW 2000
P. 02 9281 0007
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Village Dental – Kogarah
Shop 5, 23-26 Station Street
Kogarah NSW 2217
P. 02 9281 0007
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Village Dental – Ryde
Shop 1/35-37 Devlin Street
Ryde, NSW 2112
P. 02 9281 0007
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Village Dental – Campsie
Shop 3, 17-21 Campsie St.
Campsie NSW 2194, Australia
P. 02 9281 0007
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Our dentists at Village Dental Campsie in Canterbury-Bankstown provide necessary dental care to Belmore, Lakemba, Belfield, Croydon, Ashbury, Earlwood, Kingsgrove area. At Village Dental Ryde in Ryde provide dental care to Melrose Park, Rhodes, Putney, West Ryde, Marsfield, Epping, Ermington, Concord West, North Strathfield, Gladesville, Top Ryde, Wentworth Point, Denistone and the surrounding area. At Village Dental Haymarket in Central Sydney CBD provide dental care to Ultimo, Pyrmont, Town Hall, Wynyard, Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Redfern, Alexandria, Glebe, Forest Lodge, Camperdown, Paddington, Double Bay, Vaucluse and the surrounding area and at Village Dental Kogarah in St George provide dental care to Bexley, Rockdale, Banksia, Brighton-Le-Sands, Monterey, Ramsgate, Sans Souci, Dolls Point, Carss Park, Blakehurst, Allawah, Hurstville, Penshurst and the surrounding area. Additional Languages Spoken by our dentists: Nepali, Indian / Hindi, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Vietnamese.

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