Our Dentists

Dr  Aushi Patel BDS (Lond), AIAOMT

Aushi Patel is the principal dentist and owner of Bio Compatible Dentistry. She has been practicing dentistry for over 22 years and more than half of this as a holistic dentist.

Aushi was born in East Africa and spent much of her childhood growing up in Canada. After moving to the U.K. in her teens she was accepted into King’s College, School of Medicine and Dentistry, London. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of London in 1995.

She spent several post graduate years working in the hospital system as a senior house officer in oral and maxillofacial surgery. This is where her passion for surgery was ignited and her knowledge of  medicine grew.

Soon after moving to Sydney in 2000 she was introduced to the concept of holistic dentistry. This resonated well with her appreciation of traditional medicine and it’s value in dentistry.

Aushi joined Bio Compatible Dentistry in 2003 and in a gradual process became sole director in 2007. In this time, she has avidly studied nutrition, detoxification, traditional medicine and healing modalities relating to holistic healthcare.

She is extremely passionate about biological dentistry and Ayurvedic philosophies. Working closely with some of the country’s leading practitioners such as holistic doctors, ayurvedic practitioner’s, naturopaths, acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths and she provides a truly  unique approach combining ancient wisdom with modern, science based dentistry. Coming from Indian heritage Aushi grew up with Ayurvedic principles and uses these foundations in her day to day life.

Aushi is an accredited SMART member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology(IAOMT). She has been trained and tested in the basics of biocompatible dentistry, including current methods for safer removal of mercury amalgam fillings

As a result of her gentle approach and compassionate nature Aushi has had many years of experience dealing with nervous and anxious patients.

Aushi is a member of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association (ADA)
  • International academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT)
  • International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine (IABDM)

 

Dr  Centia Succar  BDent (Hons) USYD, BMed Sci UYSD

Dr Centia Succar became an associate dentist at Bio Compatible Dentistry in 2017. She was born and grew up in Sydney, Australia. She went to Santa Sabina College, before completing her tertiary education at the University of Sydney. Here she obtained two degrees with Honors, firstly with a Bachelor of Medical Science in 2006 before completing a Bachelor of Dentistry in 2010. She was awarded many prestigious awards including the Sydney University award for Proficiency in Prosthodontics as well as the University’s Sydney Levine Prize for Periodontology and the Australian Society for Periodontology award.

Centia has been practicing in Sydney since 2011 with particular interests in Cosmetic Dentistry and Oral Surgery. She has worked in both the private and public sector, including the department of Dental and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital.  Working alongside Sydney’s leading Surgeons and Consultants, she has gained extensive skills and knowledge in the management of severely medically compromised patients.

Enhancing her knowledge and skills with ongoing professional education is fundamental to Centia because she believes it is important to care for her patients with the latest methods and up to date research. Recently, she attended an international conference, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in Toronto where she enhanced her techniques in conservative and aesthetic dentistry. She is also trained in the dental management of sleep aponea and snoring. She is a passionate dentist and her goal is to ensure that her patients receive comprehensive treatment which is tailored to their individual needs by focusing on the whole body and her patient’s general wellbeing.

Centia is dedicated to ongoing professional development because she believes that learning never ends. Currently, she is furthering her knowledge in holistic health and the implementation into dentistry. She is skilled in a number of procedures and as such represents a holistic approach to dentistry.

Centia is a member of the following associations:

  • Australian Dental Association
  • Australian Society of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.