About Us

About Us

With our highly trained and experienced Dental Surgeons, you have the piece of mind knowing that your in good hands. We take pride in our services and always ensure that our visitors leave with a smile. Read on to learn more about our professional team. The Lavender Hill Dental Practice has been established for over 30 years.

Dr Melanie Tadaion

Dr Melanie TadaionKnown as “Melanie” to her patien ts, Dr Tadaion qualified at Royal London Hospital, now part of the Barts and the London School of Medicine and dentistry with certificate of Merit.

Melanie’s caring and approachable nature is paramount to putting all patients at ease, working over a time frame agreeable to them. She is very experienced in a broad range of treatments varying from simple everyday dentistry to more complex crown and bridgework and dentures that ensure you can eat and function comfortably and in peace of mind with the assurance that you are proud to smile to your hearts content.


Dr Thomas A Gahan

Dr Thomas A GahanThomas is a specialist periodontist providing treatment for gum disease, implant placements as well as perio plastic procedures.

Thomas has been a university and implant course lecturer and has successfully placed over 5,000 implants to date with a 97% success rate.

Dr Nicol Mentz

Nick Mentz
Dr Mentz qualified in South Africa as a prosthodontist several years ago. He brings with a vast wealth of experience in major dental rehabilitation’s.

Christina O’neil

Dr Thomas A GahanChristina is the first line of contact and our long standing Practice Manager. She also works as our treatment coordinator who provides a warm familiar welcome at the front desk, and is on hand to help answer any questions you may have. She has been keeping the team in line for many years! She will happily discuss any treatment option with you over the telephone or via e mail no matter how large or small your query

Our Friendly Staff

Our friendly support staff include our dental nurses and receptionists without whom our team would not be complete. We are proud of the care and attention they show to our patients. Their impressive range of skills and abilities is a great credit to them and invaluable to our practice.


Treatments we offer:

  • High Impact Sports Gum Sheilds (Custom made)
  • dental and cosmetic treatments, Including Facial line softening for forehead, frown lines,crow’s feet and skin peels.
  • Electric tooth brushes and many other oral hygiene products are available at very competitive prices.
  • White Fillings
  • High aesthetic Porcelain Crowns and Veneers
  • Implants
  • Dentures
  • Oral Hygiene Treatment
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Anti Snoring appliances (Custom made)