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Our Team

StKildadentist provides state-of-the-art equipment and highly experienced and qualified support staff for the highest quality dental practitioners. Our practitioners are fully independent and provide a collective skill-set that can meet all your dental needs whilst giving you full freedom of choice.

Dr Lee Staddon

Dr Lee Staddon

Dr Lee Staddon graduated from Leeds University in the UK in 1989. After working in various private practices in Leeds and London, he migrated to Melbourne in 1997.

Dr Staddon is a member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Prosthodontic Society; the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry; the International College of Oral Implantologists and the Australian Society of Endontology. He has particular interests in preventive/minimal intervention dentistry; root canal therapy; cosmetic dentistry (tooth whitening, veneers); and occlusal rehabilitation (crowns, bridgework, and implants).

Dr Staddon has been awarded Level I, II, and III accreditation by the Australian Society of Implant Dentistry. He is also a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

The College is the most respected postgraduate institution in the Asia-Pacific region and is highly regarded worldwide. In order to be admitted to the College, prospective Fellows must pass several examinations, both written and oral, as well as present cases of their work for assessment. To remain Fellows of the College, practitioners must prove verifiable commitment to postgraduate education.

Outside of dentistry Lee enjoys sailing, scuba-diving, Aikido and living in the best city in the world!

RACDS Fellow

Dr Daniel Machell

Dr Daniel Machell graduated from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England in 1997.

He came to Australia following his post-graduate training in 1999, discovered he preferred it to life in the UK and, following a two year stint with the Community Dental Service in West Yorkshire treating children and patients with special needs, migrated here permanently in 2002.

Before moving in private practice on the Gold Coast in 2004, Dan chiefly worked in government dental clinics in Mackay, Cairns and the Torres Strait as well as spending time working with Indigenous communities on Cape York with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

He moved to Melbourne in 2006 and continued his private working life at the Acland Street Dental Group which he purchased in 2008. Acland Street Dental group merged with StKildadentist in January 2019. Merging the two clinics will improve the care for the people of St Kilda and surrounds improving availability and in-house treatment options for patients.

Outside of work, Dan enjoys travel, sports and music as well as spending time with his young family.

Dr Yi Chan

st-kilda-dentistDr Yi Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from The University of Melbourne in 2011 and completed her Primary Examinations of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2013. Dr. Chan is a registered dentist with AHPRA and has worked across various private practices in Melbourne and Singapore. She is a member of the Australian Prosthodontic Society, Australian Society of Endodontology, Australasian Osseointegration Society and the European Association for Osseointegration.

She is passionate about providing high quality dentistry and creating a positive and comfortable experience for her patients. Her uniquely gentle and honest approach has helped put many at ease on the dental chair.

In an effort to keep abreast with the profession, Dr. Chan travels extensively around the world attending conferences and continuing professional development courses, bringing the latest scientific knowledge, technology and materials into her daily practice.

Her interests are wide-ranging and include restorative and cosmetic dentistry such as crowns, veneers and conservative overlays, dental implants, root canal therapy and minor oral surgery (both complex surgical extractions and wisdom teeth surgery).

She particularly enjoys smile makeovers and creating beautiful, natural-looking teeth for her patients. Her love for cosmetic dentistry took her to Madrid, Spain, where she completed the Residency 1 in Digital Smile Design developed by world-renowned cosmetic dentist Dr. Christian Coachman from Brazil.

Outside of dentistry, Yi enjoys being out in nature – hiking in the mountains and long-walks by the beach. She is multilingual and can converse in English, Mandarin, Japanese, a pinch of German and is currently mastering Spanish! She is also a keen traveller – constantly on a quest to discover various cuisines and cultures the world has to offer.

Dr Adam Keyes-Tilley

dr-adam-keyes-tilley-wisdom-teethDr Adam Keyes-Tilley performs the in-chair treatment of difficult or complex (surgical) extractions as well as the extraction of wisdom teeth under General Anaesthetic at the nearby Masada private hospital. He also provides the surgical placement of dental implants at StKildadentist.

Dr Keyes-Tilley graduated from Melbourne University in 1991 and is an experienced GDP with a keen interest in dental implants. Dr Keyes-Tilley has been placing implants since 2004 and in that time has placed hundreds of implants for use in a wide range of clinical situations.

Dr Keyes-Tilley is a member of the Australian Osseo-integration Society as well as a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (being awarded the J Sutherland prize for being the most outstanding candidate). Dr Keyes-Tilley regularly attends implant related post graduate courses and lectures and, for the last 6 years, has been active as a mentor for Nobel-biocare (one of the world’s leading dental implant companies) helping and training fellow dentists who are looking to improve their implant related skills.

Our Team

We aim to deliver quality contemporary dental care that’s tailored to each individual patient’s needs.

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