Taking your dental worries away in a calm and non judgmental environment.
Our goal is to work with you and teach you how to maintain a healthy smile.
We love the simple things in life. Family, friends, and a happy life.
A healthy and beautiful smile that brings joy, your child’s first dental visit, seeing a worried patient relaxing and trusting us, helping you when you most need it. Improving your quality of life and your health. These are things that make us happy.
We’d like to take a moment for you to meet our team
Our entire team is here to provide individualised treatment plans to cater for your needs. Affordable prices, lots of dental options and with our renowned highest quality.
Dr Sabrina Pinto
BDS ADC (Br)
Being a dentist for 21 years, Sabrina has extensive experience in dentistry. She has a passion for improving smiles with Cosmetic Dentistry and Orthodontics, from fixed braces, plates, Myobrace, to clear aligners.
With a calm and jovial approach, she listens to her patients, understanding their individual needs. Starting with the familiarisation of the first dental visit and observing the growing patient with a holistic view to the needs of adults. Sabrina can treat most general dentistry needs, restoring health with treatments such as root canal therapies, fillings, crowns, extractions or refer to the adequate specialist care as required .
With a strong belief that a healthy and beautiful smile can improve your health and confidence, she can assess and change your smile with orthodontic treatment , clear aligners or veneers. She is also certified in the use of botulinum toxin, offering bruxism and anti wrinkle treatments.
When she is not being a dentist, she can be found doing school drop off of her 2 children, after school activities or time permitting enjoying her favourite hobby- exploring the world.
Dr Lina Brankova
BDS ADC (Br)
Dr. Lina Brankova graduated in Spain in 2009 and specialised in Endodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry and Restorative dentistry in 2011. While doing her postgraduate studies she worked as a Honorary Fellow in the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, where she participated in numerous research projects and undergraduate education, supervising dental students.
Besides being an endodontist in several dental practices in the capital of Spain, she also performed numerous aesthetic and implant-prosthetic treatments, which lead her to work with one of the well-known dental professionals and university professors Dr. Ramón García Adamez-Soto. In 2011 she also specialised in TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) disorders and occlusion in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
After moving to Newcastle in 2016, Dr. Brankova became a member of the Australian Dental Association. Through an ongoing commitment to continuing education and the use of state-of-the-art equipment and procedures, she provides quality dental treatments, creating a relaxing environment for the patient.
In her free time she enjoys music, movies, books and spending some precious time with her 1-year-old daughter Eva.
Dr Rhema Ndukwe
DMD, BOralHlth, BClinicalSci
Dr Rhema is a general dentist that has joined the team at Vivid Smiles Dental in 2020. He has completed studies in Bachelor of Clinical Science and Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy at Charles Sturt University, followed by Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney.
Dentistry appealed to Dr Rhema as he has always had a keen eye for detail and a desire to help others. He has been in the dental industry since 2011 and enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a passion for delivering comprehensive dental care tailored to each individual.
When he is not working, Rhema enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and engaging in sporting activities.
Dr Nathalia Garritano
Dr Garritano was born and raised in Brazil.
Following her graduation, Nathalia practiced dentistry as an officer in the Brazilian Navy before having the opportunity to move to Australia in 2008.
Dr Garritano has been working in private practice in the Newcastle area for over 10 years. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry especially cosmetic and implant dentistry. She also provides Invisalign* along with other treatments.
Continuing education is one of her passions. Nathalia spends countless hours attending education events in order to further develop her skills and keep up to date with the latest procedures and techniques.
Dr Garritano is committed to helping patients along their journey to achieve their goals with their oral health and their smile. Nathalia will always ensure that your concerns are a priority and that you are looked after with the best level of care and respect.
When not at work, Nathalia enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young kids around Newcastle and the Hunter area. She also enjoys travelling and getting to visit new places.