Dr Gunjan Bangia grew up in India, graduating from Bharti Vidyapeeth with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 2001. Dr Gunjan’s special interests include general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, implantology, oral surgery, periodontics and prosthodontics. As a caring and gentle dentist, Dr Gunjan is particularly passionate about educating her patients and empowering them with the knowledge and skills to look after their oral health, especially given the close links with general health. One of the things Dr Gunjan especially loves is being able to restore dental health, enabling her patients to smile, eat a nutritious, enjoyable diet and to generally achieve an optimal sense of wellbeing. There is nothing Dr Gunjan finds more rewarding than being able to create the very best aesthetic outcomes by using the most appropriate techniques for each patient. Like everyone here at New Age Dental, Dr Gunjan enjoys meeting people and it is important to her that every patient is treated with compassion, respect and empathy. She strongly believes in creating a relationship with patients where they feel comfortable and able to talk about all aspects of their dental care. Dr Gunjan has been an integral part of the Banyule Community Health Dental Team for 9 years. As the senior dentist, Dr Gunjan has led the team for more than 5 years. Under her abled leadership and visionary approach, BCH received recognition as one of the top three dental health services in Victoria, awarded by DHSV. In 2012, Dr Gunjan was nominated for the prestigious Public Healthcare Awards, in recognition for her significant contribution to public oral healthcare in Victoria. Being a responsible and highly committed member of the dental community, Dr Gunjan is actively involved in mentoring first year dental graduates from across Australia and from overseas. She has been a registered mentor with DHSV and is with Australian Dental Association. She has been instrumental in designing guidelines for Melbourne University Dental students and had been a Lead Student Supervision dentist at BCH. Along with a passion for teaching, Dr Gunjan has mentored experienced dentists for their clinics as well as for student supervision. Not only interested in dentistry, Dr Gunjan is an ardent reader and enjoys philosophy, fiction, autobiographies and writes poetry. A keen cook, Dr Gunjan describes it as ‘creating food’ and feels that good food and a general sense of well-being goes hand in hand. As a mum, Dr Gunjan enjoys reading about parenting and is supported by her husband in raising their two children. She also enjoys the tennis & cricket seasons and likes to sketch. If you would like schedule a consultation with Dr Gunjan, please call us on (03) 9467 6759. Our practice is located at Suite 5, Level 1, 20 Scholar Drive, Bundoora VIC 3083.