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Meet Our Team

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Dr Gagan Hira, BDSc

Dr Gagan Hira, BDSc

Dr Gagan Hira Principal Dentist, B.D.Sc,
Progressive Orthodontics

Dr Hira graduated with his dental degree in 2005 and spent the next five years working in private practice in New Zealand. In 2010, he moved to Australia and spent a few months working around Queensland before joining Wallan Dental in 2011.

In 2014, Dr Hira took over Wallan Dental as Principal Dentist. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a particular interest in root canal therapy, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. Outside the office, Dr Hira is passionate about cricket and spends the summer months playing for the Darebin Chargers in the North Metro Cricket Association (NMCA).


Dr Raman Bhinder, BDSc

Dr Raman Bhinder, BDSc

Dr Raman Bhinder B.D.Sc, Invisalign®

Dr Raman Bhinder graduated in 2007 and has always worked in Melbourne. Eager to help her patients beautify their smiles, she is passionate about cosmetic dentistry.

Whitening treatments, smile makeovers and teeth straightening with Invisalign® technology are among her strong areas.

Apart from being an amazing dentist, Raman is an accomplished cook as well.

In 2013, Raman was blessed with a beautiful daughter named Sabreen.

In 2016, Raman was blessed with a gorgeous son named Samarvir.


Dr Diluni Perera, B.D.Sc

Dr Diluni Perera, B.D.Sc

Dr Diluni Perera – B.D.Sc, Progressive Orthodontics

Dr Perera graduated with honors from the university of Melbourne in 2012. Dr Perera was awarded the Dean’s Honor’s for Excellence in Dentistry Award.

Dr Perera joined Wallan Dental in 2015. She is a caring, conscientious experienced dentist with her priority being patient dental health and wellbeing.

In 2016 Diluni and her husband were blessed with a beautiful baby girl named Amaya.


Kristy Milgate, Practice Manager

Kristy Milgate, Practice Manager

Kristy Milgate, Practice Manager

Kristy Milgate has been at Wallan Dental since it opened in 2009. With over 21 years of experience in the dental industry and well qualified in oral health and practice management, Kristy does an excellent job of running Wallan Dental efficiently and smoothly.

Kristy is married and has two sons, and always enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Alison Vince, Dental Hygienist

Alison Vince, Dental Hygienist

Alison Vince, Dental Hygienist

Alison Vince is our dental hygienist here at Wallan Dental. She joined our practice in February 2015 and has many years of experience within the dental industry. Alison is very passionate about oral health and is here to assist you in the prevention and maintenance of oral health and oral diseases.

Alison also enjoys spending time with family and friends and also has a passion for health and fitness.


Kate Freeman, Dental Nurse

Kate Freeman, Dental Nurse

Kate Freeman – Dental Nurse

Kate joined Wallan Dental in 2015, as a dental nurse with approximately 14 years experience.

She is an exceptional nurse who is dedicated to looking after and nurturing our young patients.

Kate is a mother of 2 kids who enjoys playing paintball and enjoying time with her family and friends.


Jemma Bell, Dental Nurse

Jemma Bell, Dental Nurse

Jemma Bell – Dental Nurse

Jemma joined Wallan Dental in 2016, as a dental nurse with approximately 4 years experience and enjoys easing the concerns of nervous patients. In her spare time Jemma enjoys cooking/baking, walking her dogs and 4wd driving.