Dr Aurelius Sladen



SMBS (Hons), DDS (Melbourne University)

Dr Aurelius Sladen strives to deliver the best long-term outcomes for his patients. His kind, empathetic and gentle approach to dentistry places his patients needs above all else.

Dr Sladen completed a Bachelor of Biomedical science at La Trobe university where he obtained first class honours prior to him completing a Doctor of Dental surgery at The University of Melbourne.

Dr Sladen spent the first year of his career working in regional NSW where he developed sound knowledge of all aspects of dentistry. He loves all forms of dentistry with a particular interest in oral surgery, periodontics (gum treatment) and fixed prosthodontics (crown and bridge). He strives to stay at the forefront of dentistry by attending regular professional development courses.

Outside of dentistry Dr Sladen enjoys various hobbies such as camping, fishing and four wheel driving.

Mariam Botros

Senior Dental Therapist

Mariam graduated from the University of Melbourne 2002 as a dental therapist, caring for most of the oral and dental needs of patients of all ages but specifically children.

Preventative dentistry is of great interest to Mariam. She wants to give children pleasant dental experiences, endeavouring to help them feel confident and comfortable through out their dental visits.

She is able to show great compassion and has much experience in dealing with children with special needs, taking them slowly and gradually into extensive dental treatment when needed.

She has 10 years of experiences working as a dental therapist, in the beautiful country side of Victoria, and has worked with a variety of dentists, including seniors, juniors and new graduates, both Australian and overseas trained.

Mariam loves treating patients with both her heart and mind. Her philosophy in practicing dental therapy is “Always remember to treat patients and not just teeth!”

Outside of work, Mariam manages her time as a wife and a mother of young teenagers. She likes cooking, supporting young teenagers in her community and learning Zumba dancing.