At Collins Precision Dental you will receive the highest quality of treatment whether you are after a simple check up or more complex treatment.  Our advanced skilled dental professionals are dedicated to achieve the best results for you, offering the finest in dental care.

We are based on the Paris End of Collins Street with Parliament train station and trams located at the front door.  Collins Precision Dental is housed within the Renaissance architecture of Alcaston House, providing you with a welcoming and luxurious experience.



Our Team

Dr. Bhavini Patel
Dental Surgeon and Principal
BDS (London)
MSc Implantology (Bristol)

Bhavini graduated at The Royal London Dental Hospital in 2004 and went on to attain a 3 year Masters degree in dental implantology. Her early years were spent in hospital posts of Oral Surgery, and Maxillofacial Surgery at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’s Hospital in London. During this time she participated in numerous consultant clinics and taught undergraduate dental students.

After gaining valuable hospital based experience in all aspects of surgical dentistry, she went on to working in a private practice, concentrating in aesthetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. Her main focus since then has been to develop her clinical skills by focussing on extensive post-graduate education and self development.

Bhavini has a keen interest in the field of aesthetic adult orthodontics and occlusion, and is a certified Inman Aligner, Six Month Smile and Sleep Apnoea Practitioner. She has completed the year long Aesthetic Dentistry & Cosmetic Dentistry Course run by the world renowned clinician, Dr Chris Orr, previous president of the British Academy for Cosmetic Dentists. Also attending numerous other courses including mastering the art of smile makeovers at the advanced training institute, and Bonding in the Smile Frame run by internationally acclaimed experts, Newton Fahl and Didier Dietschi in Geneva.

Bhavini enjoys sculpture and is an avid follower of the arts, having developed her passion from a very young age being surrounded by the world of arts in London. Having travelled the globe extensively, she and her husband, Dr Deepak Dhokia, made the move from London to Melbourne, where she met Dr Richard van Cuylenburg and inherited his practice.

Sarah McGrath    Practice Manager

Sarah is an experienced Practice Manager who combines her warm engaging outlook with a dedicated efficiency that ensures the successful management of the business.  With over 16 years’ experience in the dental industry Sarah’s passion for her role is fundamental and this shown through her respectful and professional manor.

Sarah started working for Dr. Richard van Cuylenburg in 1999 as a trainee Dental Assistant.  She obtained her Certificate III in Dental Assisting from RMIT in 2000.  She worked as an assistant for Richard and other dentists in the practice for 4 years, where Sarah then became the Practice Manager.  In 2011 Sarah obtained her Certificate IV in Professional Practice Management from University of New England.  Sarah is committed to continual professional development including attending Practice Management conferences with the Australian Dental Association to stay informed and up to date with all areas of the dental practice and management.

Dr. Dayana Gonzalez
Dental Surgeon
BDS (Santa Maria University)
MSc Dental Technology (Australian Dental Council)

Dr Dayana Gonzalez obtained her Bachelor Degree in Dental Science in 2005 from Santa Maria University in Caracas, Venezuela. Upon graduation, she went to work in private practice for 5 years and also spent part of her free time doing voluntary work treating indigenous communities in remote areas of Venezuela.  She is fluent in Spanish and English.

In 2010 she decided to move to Australia with her husband and went on to attain a Diploma in Dental Technology while obtaining registration with the Australian Dental Council. After this, she has worked in the inner eastern and western suburbs treating a diverse variety of patients. Dayana is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Society of Endodontology. She is also a certified provider of Inman Aligner and Invisalign.

Placing great importance in providing gentle dental care and managing the nervous patient, she delivers a wide variety of dental treatments with special interest in endodontics and periodontics. Dayana frequently attends continuing education courses to keep up to date with the latest technologies and advancements to provide the best possible care for her patients.

When not at work, Dayana enjoys spending time with her husband and son. And when she manages to get some free time for herself she likes running, reading, cooking and going out for dinner, she calls herself a foodie.

Contact Us

Collins Precision Dental
Alcaston House, Level 4, Suite 1, 2 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
Phone: (03) 9654 5705

Monday           8am – 5pm
Tuesday           8am – 5pm
Wednesday     8am – 12pm
Thursday         8am – 5pm
Friday              8am – 4.30pm
Saturday         Closed
Sunday            Closed

Located on the corner of Spring and Collins Street, opposite the Treasury Building. By Tram – disembark at stop 8 or by train take the Collins Street Exit from Parliament Station.

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