Dr. Kligman possesses a charismatic nature combined with a gentle touch which is loved by his patients. He is always willing to spend extra time with very anxious and nervous patients until they are actually looking forward to their next appointment.
His is a dental professional with over 25 years of experience with special interest in cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics and complex dental rehabilitation. He is constantly updating his skills, participating in trainings in advanced Prosthodontics (Crown and Bridge work), Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Orthodontics in order to offer the newest techniques and technology to his young and adult patients.
In addition, Dr. Kligman has been an Invisalign Platinum Elite Provider since 2008 (80+ cases per year) and Diamond Provider (150+ cases per year) since 2014. He has become one of the top providers in Australia and Asia-Pacific, for his extensive experience and the most number of cases submitted with very high success rate. Lately, he has been training other dentist on Invisalign® and cosmetic dental procedures.
Dr. Kligman is renowned for his revolutionary ways of creating gorgeous smiles, in less time, while preserving their
natural beauty. He has developed the 5 + 1 smile makeover which combines just 5 month course of
orthodontics and 1 month for the re-constructive part. The O.V.S.R. (one visit smile rejuvenation) also developed at
A Better Smile Dental Centre, will give you the smile you always wanted in just
one visit. This is accomplished with the newest technology based on minimally invasive dentistry, and founded
on the latest researches and studies.
Dr. Adriana Navas - Dentist DDS-MSC (Ortho)
Dr. Adriana Navas graduated as General dentist overseas in 2005
developing special interest in
Since graduating from dental school (2005), she has been pursuing this passion.
After obtaining her B.D.S., she worked in both public and private practice. Then in 2007 she moved to Buenos Aires,
Argentina, when she got accepted in a prestigious university where in in 2009 she completed her postgraduate studies
She continued attending a fellowship in lingual orthodontics at the same university where she also remained as an advisor for the orthodontic postgraduate course.
In 2010, along with her family, she decided to move to Sydney, where she has been certified by the
Australian Dental Council
to work as a Dentist. She is currently a member of multiple international Dental and Orthodontic societies.
Dr. Navas is a very skilled talented professional who is committed to only offering the highest
standards of care. Her patients know her for being extremely talented and having gentle hands. She offers true
modern dentistry in the most professional and caring manner.
Dr. Navas is currently applying to become a register Australian orthodontists.
He transferred to the newly established Faculty of Dentistry in Hong Kong in 1980 as a lecturer in oral surgery and oral medicine for six years. This led a long standing relationship with Asia becoming a permanent resident of Hong Kong and Singapore. He then worked in private practice in Hong Kong as Consultant Surgeon for twenty four years prior to return to Sydney.
Dr. Carter spent two years at the Sydney Dental Hospital in the Department of Oral Surgery as Senior Clinical Specialist. Part of the job requirement was to establish surgical training for the new Graduate Diploma in Oral Surgery for the University of Sydney. He is registered as a Specialist Oral Surgeon in NSW.
His interests outside of dentistry include rowing, sailing and hiking. Presently, he is a Patron of the Sydney University Boat Club and a member of the Blues Association which focuses on sport and scholarships for students of the University.
Dr. Paul Vukasin - Oral Surgeon
Dr. Paul Vukasin graduated with a Bachelor of Science achieving first class honours, and a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney.
Dr. Vukasin values quality patient care, he loves to take the time to get to know his patients and deliver perfect work to them. Proficient in all he does, he welcomes all he meets with professional charm and understanding.
Outside of work he enjoys time with my family and playing cricket with friends.
• Oral Surgery, IV Sedation and dental implantology being performed in house.
• Patients are seen in a familiar environment.
• The practice can offer a wider range of services to their patients.
• Dental phobic patients can have general dentistry done under IV Sedation.
• Patients are often able to be seen within a week of diagnosis, reduced waiting lists!
Driven by passion for treating patients to the highest level, Dr Briggs' personal approach to his vocation has ensured that both patients and dentists continue to enjoy a close professional relationship.
Dr. Mariam Sahid - BOH (Newc), BDSc (CSU)
Her passion and love of dentistry has encouraged her to further her knowledge in the dentistry field.
She is also a registered dental hygienist and has been part of A Better Smile Dental team for over 5 years.
Her work as a dental hygienist is immensely thorough with great focus towards providing optimal patient comfort and care.
Dr. Zahra Bahrame - Dental Hygienist
Dr. Zahra Bahrame graduated as an Oral Health Therapist from the University of Sydney. She provides dental care for children and young adults between the ages of 2 and 17 years of age as well as hygiene therapy for our adult patients.
In her spare times she enjoys reading books, doing crafts and cooking.
Juliana - Practice Coordinator
Juliana has been with A Better Smile Sental Centre since 2010, she enjoys being part of the team, interacting with patients and seeing their pleasing smiles at the end of each appointment.
Juliana also likes to spend her free time with her two sons and husband, loves traveling and enjoys great food
She has a degree in marketing and international business in addition she obtained a business and customer service certificate in Australia.
Aintzane - Dental Assistant
Aintzane is our senior dental assistant. She joined A Better Smile Dental Centre in 2012
She is also a dental technician graduated from San Sebastian, Spain.
She enjoys surfing, scuba diving, traveling and going out with her friends.
Gustavo - Dental Technician
Gustavo began his career as a dentist in Venezuela.
After moving to Australia, he has been focusing in further studies in dental technology.
Gustavo enjoys interacting with patients, besides of dentistry, surfing is his other passion, definitely a good balance to be a good professional.
Monica - Front Office Coordinator Lane Cove
Monica joined ABDS in September 2014, she is very passionate about customer satisfaction which was nurtured during her 8 years’ experience in dental sales and event planning.
Customer satisfaction is her highest priority.
Her great loves are her daughter, family, and friends and has a great passion for “all 4 legged friends”.
Oriana - Dental Assistant
Oriana has a bachelor in Science in Communication
She is very passionate to be a dental assistant, ensuring that every dentist has the appropriate tools at the right time to guarantee an outstanding service to our patients.