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.