When you walk into the room of Dr. Shanthini Rao, the first thing you notice is her vibrant smile (yes, she practices what she preaches!). Dr. Rao has been practicing in Melbourne for over 18 years and is known for her professional and friendly nature. Dr. Rao is counted among the best dentists in Melbourne.

She understands the fears and anxieties of her patients and takes great pride in alleviating these fears. Dr. Rao takes great care in ensuring every patient has an enjoyable dental experience.

She is an active member of Australian dental association and enjoys all aspects of dentistry with keen interest in Rotary Endodontics (root canal treatment), Orthodontics and Oral surgery. She constantly updates herself in the latest developments in dentistry through seminars and workshops.

Dr. Rao has undertaken further training in the field of orthodontics and holds a Progressive Orthodontics Certificate which is awarded upon completion of comprehensive 2-year program designed for general practitioner. Dr. Rao is also an accredited provider for SmileTru, ClearSmile aligner, Inman aligner to name a few.

Dr. Rao’s attention to detail and commitment to lifelong learning has resulted in her consistently delivering quality dentistry second to none.

In her own words, Dr. Rao says, “Through my 18 years of experience in Melbourne, I have found that most patients are apprehensive about dental treatment, and so at Bridge Rd Dental we adopt a professional, friendly and caring approach to put our patients at ease.”