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, Senior 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.

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

Dr Vilim F. Kinkela, Senior Dentist

Dr Vilim F Kinkela grew up in Cheltenham. He graduated from Brighton Grammar School, and then studied dentistry at the University of Melbourne, where he acquired his Bachelor of Dental Science in 1984.

He worked at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital as an intern the following year. Dr Kinkela started his dental practice in Forest Hill in 1987, and ever since then has provided patients with a variety of dental services.

He offers a diverse range of viable dental solutions, from basic repairs to crowns, bridges, dentures, and implants. He is a dentist with a focus on providing patients with customized care options.

Dr Kinkela often spends his vacation in Port Douglas with his family. He also enjoys cooking, cycling, and computer coding in his spare time.

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.

Our Team - Dental At Forest Hill - Maithili


Dentist Assistant

Maithili is an overseas dentist currently pursuing Masters degree in Public health at Deakin University. With clinical experience in the field of dentistry for over 3 years in India, she has always been passionate about learning new practice protocols.

She is also a trained Indian classical singer and dancer! She is a professional baker as well! Looking for good hot chocolate in town? Don’t mind to ask her for the best spots…!

Our Team - Dental At Forest Hill - Lauren


Dental Assistant

Lauren is a registered dental assistant who completed her Certificate III in Dental Assisting in 2001 and has been working in the field ever since. While her history has been primarily in clinical work, her role now encompasses many aspects of assistance including reception and treatment detailing. Since beginning her traineeship, the job role has been a natural fit. She is passionate about her job and an important member of our team. She has been at Dental At Forest Hill for just over 15 years.

Lauren is a mum to 3 beautiful children who keep her busy with all of their after school activities and weekend sports. She is a coach for South East Eagles Basketball and also runs a free clinic for young children who are keen to play basketball.

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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