Meet the Team at Smile Designs Dentistry

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Dr. Sam Zukerman

Dr Sam Zukerman is Melbourne trained with 35 years experience. The primary philosophy of treating everyone as though you’re a member of his family still holds true today. Dr Zukerman’s career as a family and cosmetic dentist has enabled a vast experience and a broad array of dental knowledge to provide you the very best dentistry today. Dr Zukerman enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, and has training in provision of bite guards, snoring appliances and Invisalign.

Delivering many years of experience and utilising the latest techniques Sam will ensure you are as comfortable and pain free as possible. Dr Zukerman keeps up to date with the latest methodologies and regularly attends dental related forums and ensures to know the very best in solutions for your teeth and gums.


Mairead is our Dental Nurse with Smile Designs and assists with all your dental needs. She’ll guide you through your entire visit, from coordinating your appointment, assisting with accounts, as well as being the personal chair side assistant to Dr Zukerman. Only at Smile designs do you receive such personalised attention. 

Mairead’s commitment and desire for continuing education will further elevate the expertise at Smile Designs. 

If you have any special requirements or would like to know more about what services the team at Smile Designs offer, please call the team to get the best advice possible and book your next appointment to ensure your teeth and gums are kept healthy. 

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Hygenist Natalie Katers

Ms Natalie Katers RDH

Natalie graduated as a dental hygienist in 2005 and has been working in the dental industry for almost 20 years. 

She has a holistic approach to dental care and considers the whole body in her dental assessments. 

Natalie is passionate about children getting the best start to their oral health, always giving them the extra special attention so they enjoy their dental check-ups. 

Natalie is one of the best in her field and will gently and thoroughly get your oral hygiene to the best it can be.  

Laboratory Team

Our highly skilled laboratory team pride themselves with attention to detail and are proud of their high quality ceramic work. Our ceramists are local operators and use world-class materials. For patients requiring any prosthetic work (dentures) again, we use a local prosthetist with whom the patient can deal directly.

Our masterful technicians must live up to Dr Zukerman’s high expectations. The lab team comprises of experts in acrylic appliances and state of the art porcelain. 

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All Of Our Team

We are extremely lucky to have such a brilliant and talented team over the years. We are dedicated and passionate about keeping your teeth and gums healthy.

Experienced, Friendly And Caring Pain Free Dental Experience

Smile Designs has been supplying quality dental solutions for over 25 years. We can do everything from general servicing right
through to complex redesigns of cosmetic dentistry and lots of other painless stuff.

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Smile Designs Dentistry

Smile Designs Dentistry
368 Tooronga Road
Hawthorn East, VIC 3123


Mon 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Tue 9:00AM – 7:30PM
Wed 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Thu 9:00AM – 6:00PM
Fri 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Sat By Appointment Only
Sun By Appointment Only

Contact & Hours

Contact our team using the contact us page, alternatively you can instantly book your own appointment using our booking page. 

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