Our Team - Dental At Forest Hill

Family Dentist Near You

Dental At Forest Hill offers you the very best when it comes to dental care and treatment to improve your oral hygiene. Our dentists specialize in general & cosmetic dental services: dental implants, Invisalign, dental veneers & more. 

Our Dentists

Dr Dinesh Erlewad, Principal Dentist

Dr Dinesh Erlewad is a passionate General and Aesthetic Dentist with expertise in Dental Implants and Orthodontics. He has been serving his clients for well over 22 years in 3 different continents and believes in combining technology and dentistry to provide the highest possible dental care.

Dr Erlewad comes from a vibrant Indian background. In 1999, he acquired Bachelor in Dental Surgery in Aurangabad, India. Thereafter, he acquired his Post-Graduate Degree in Oral Medicine and Pathology in 2006 from Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

He attained Fellowship from Academy of Fixed Orthodontics from New York and is currently pursuing his Diploma in Orthodontics from the UK.

With years of experience in the field, Dr. Erlewad is known for his dedication to providing top-quality dental care to his patients. He combines a gentle touch with advanced dental techniques to ensure that each patient receives personalized treatment tailored to their needs.

Dr. Erlewad's commitment to staying updated with the latest advancements in dentistry ensures that his patients always receive the best possible care. His warm demeanor and genuine concern for his patients' well-being make him a trusted figure in the community.

Dr Erlewad enjoys spending time with his Family, practicing Yoga & Meditation, Traveling, Biking as well as Cricket.

Dr. Melina Chen, Senior Dentist

有會說粵語的牙醫。 Melina 博士會說粵語、馬來語和印尼語 Dr. Melina Chen is a highly experienced, skilled, caring and dedicated dental surgeon with 37 years of experience. Dr. Chen graduated from Melbourne University with competent skills in general and preventive dentistry. She believes in treating patients holistically, conservatively and of course, preventatively. She is highly skilled in Myofunctional orthodontics in the growth and development of children ages two to teenage, as she is a certified MyoBrace and MyoMunchee practitioner.

Dr. Chen is passionate about taking 'REAL CARE" in looking after her patients. She personally rings her patients the next day after major work and sends out "get well" and greeting cards to patients for their celebratory events. Dr. Chen is also excellent in dealing with patients who dread to come to the dentist.She has absolute empathy and patience dealing with these patients because she is experienced on how to calm and relax them. She also has small, gentle hands to give tender loving care to everyone. Dr. Chen is very down to earth as she loves to chat with patients regarding anything, including holiday, gardening or cooking tips. Dr. Chen is also wonderful dealing with children. They are often rewarded with little take home surprises after treatment.

Dr. Chen is also able to converse in Cantonese, Malay and Indonesian. She can be quite fun as she loves taking jazz singing lessons and even does some singing gigs occasionally. Rest assured, patients can totally be relaxed and happy in Dr. Chen's dedicated care.

Team Members

Our Team - Dental At Forest Hill - Kalpana Mundhe

Kalpana Mundhe

Practice Manager

Kalpana Mundhe: Her strong leadership and organisational skills plays an integral role in our practice. Kalpana helps promote a sense of inquiry among our team. In addition, she also participates in collaborative team work and problem solving with colleagues. Kalpana also assists our dentists and patient care coordinators with a variety of procedures at our practice.

Outside work, Kalpana devotes her time helping others. As a passionate social worker and community activist, she never misses a chance to do good in the world.

Diksha - Dental Assistant


Dentist Assistant

Diksha is a dedicated dental assistant with a passion for helping others achieve optimal oral health. With a keen eye for detail and a gentle touch, she ensures that every patient feels comfortable and well-cared for during their dental procedures. From assisting the dentist during complex procedures to providing patients with post-operative care instructions, Diksha’s expertise and empathy shine through in every aspect of her work.

With her warm demeanor and unwavering professionalism, Diksha is an invaluable member of the dental team, trusted by both colleagues and patients alike.

All You Need To Keep Smiling

Easy Payment Plans

Denticare Australia
Zip Pay
Open Pay
TLC Australia

Payment Options / Plans

Payment plans are essentially loans, which can support you in managing the high cost of dental treatment. Rather than paying for your dental work in an upfront lumpsum, a payment plan allows you to pay in instalments over a period of time. We have onboard, payment plan service providers who will make your payment plan’s instalments even more affordable.

There are several payment options available at our surgery including Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Credit Card, HICAPS, AMEX and Direct Deposit.

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