Our Dental Team
The Trusted Dental Team Looking After Gold & Tweed Coast Residents
Smile Street stands above other dental practices thanks to the dedication of our close-knit team of dentists, dental assistants and oral health therapists. Every member of our team strives to ensure our clients receive the best possible patient care and experience when visiting our Coolangatta or Murwillumbah clinics.
Dr Ramesh Sivabalan
Dr Ramesh Sivabalan enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. In particular, he gains satisfaction in introducing patients to minimally invasive dentistry and patients succeeding through it. Dr Sivabalan strongly believes that patient education is paramount to sustainable oral health. Ramesh endeavours to empower his patients through understanding and finds by doing so patients value and care for their treatment and teeth in a noticeable way.
In his spare time, Dr Sivabalan enjoys spending time with his wife, three children and extended family. Where time permits, he enjoys playing golf and swimming. He is a fan of all sports, especially Rugby League (Parramatta Eels), Soccer (Western Sydney Wanderers) and Aussie Rules Football (Sydney Swans).
Dr Sudhagar Sivabalan
Dr Sudhagar Sivabalan graduated from the Doctor of Dental Medicine at Sydney University, having completed a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney in 2011. He has had extensive experience with a variety of oral care through placements at Sydney Dental Hospital (SDH), Westmead Central for Oral Health (WCOH) and Dubbo Local Health Clinic, treating both adults and children. In addition, Sudhagar was involved with research in facial profile aesthetics, allowing him to offer his patients a range of aesthetic and corrective options.
He takes great pride in providing high-quality restorative dentistry and leaving a smile on patients’ faces. In his spare time, Sudhagar is actively involved in his youth group and enjoys service activities such as nursing home visits and donating blood. He has a keen interest in music, particularly in singing and playing the piano. When possible, Sudhagar enjoys travelling and exploring new horizons.
Luximi Sivabalan (Oral Health Therapist)
Luximi is a University of Sydney Graduate in Oral Health Therapy. Luximi completed her Adult Scope in 2019. Luximi has a passion for the well being and health of the wider community, promoting and educating in oral health awareness across various platforms. Luximi is a keen advocate for prevention over cure and works within this philosophy. Aside from her career, Luximi’s love and joy is derived from spending time with her beautiful family, including her husband, three gorgeous children and their Cavoodle. Luximi foresees her future to be enriched with further education in the oral health field, to continue to expand her knowledge and understanding such that she can continue to provide quality care for the community.
Dr Hannah Grant-Nilon
Hannah was born and raised in Murwillumbah, moving away to complete her schooling and go on to attend Charles Sturt University in Orange NSW where she completed a Bachelor of Dental Science. Here, she gained experience working in regional and rural communities in both the public and private sector.
Having grown up in our small community, Hannah appreciates the vital role played by health professionals and the impact they can have on one’s well being, with a focus of oral health education and preventative care for a lifelong healthy smile.
Hannah is a friendly, empathetic and caring individual who strives to deliver a high standard of individualised care to all patients. She has developed a keen interest in all areas of dentistry, particularly restorative work, periodontics and working with children. She enjoys getting to know her patients to form long term relationships with them and making dental visits as relaxing and comfortable as possible.
In her spare time, Hannah enjoys yoga, music, spending time at the beach, and going on bush walks with her dog.