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A better life through better dentistry
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Meet the Team at
Northern Beaches Dental Group

The team at Northern Beaches Dental Group strives to provide highly personalised dental care. With over 40 years of combined dental
experience, our multilingual dentists offer a complete range of dental services. They enjoy getting to know their patients, and consider them part
of their extended dental family.


Dr Livia De Haan, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

Principal Dentist

Dr. Livia qualified as a Dentist at the University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she has done further postgraduate studies with a double degree in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. After spending 7 years working in her own private practice in Brazil, she moved to Australia in 2004.

Dr Livia is passionate about preventative dentistry and early intervention in Orthodontics, as well as adult Orthodontics and Invisalign. She is committed to ensuring that all patients get the highest possible care in the most fun and gentle manner.


  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • Brazilian Society of Orthodontics
  • World Federation of Orthodontics
  • Australian Association of Facial Aesthetics

Outside of Dentistry, Livia loves to spend her time with her 2 children, family and friends.

She is an avid reader and enjoys playing tennis, bush walking and the beach where she can often be found playing “frescobol “.

How we can help...

We offer a wide range of procedures to help you get the perfect smile.


Dr Roberta Vodola

Associate Dentist

Dr Roberta earned her Master’s Degree in Dentistry and Prosthodontics (Hons) in 2013 before relocating to Sydney.

Following further studies, she successfully passed the Australian Dental Council examinations and is fully qualified as an Australian dental practitioner.

The way Roberta connects and communicates with people is what drives her work to excel: she is a very empathetic and caring dentist who makes everyone feel at ease (including kids and anxious patients).

She is passionate about all aspects of general dentistry and strives to deliver high standards of care with her attention to details.

When she is not in the clinic, Roberta spends her time doing CrossFit, Yoga and outdoor activities.

She loves travelling and she is also an avid reader.


Dr Trishin Seetharam, BDSc (UWA), MClin
Implants (LLU – Los Angeles)


Dr Trishin Seetharam
MClin Implants (LLU – Los Angeles)

Dr Trishin graduated with a Bachelors in Dental Surgery from the University of Western Australia in 2012. He has since completed multiple post-graduate courses from around the world, including Europe, England, and America.

Highly skilled in performing surgical procedures, including replacing missing teeth with dental implants and complex wisdom teeth removals, Dr Trishin was born in South Africa and grew up in New Zealand and Australia, where he started his career.

In 2017, Dr Trishin competed the gIDE Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University in Los Angeles, California. He has also completed the All-On-4 implant training program with world leaders Dr Armando Lopes & Dr Ana Ferro from the MALO Clinic in Portugal.

Dr Trishin has further developed his expertise in enhancing the overall smile by completing the ORIS Medical’s facial injectables program at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London.


Dr James Anderson


Dr James is an experienced dentist who has moved from Western Australia after recently selling his busy group practice. He graduated in New Zealand in 1987 and worked in Hospital practice in Auckland before commencing private practice.

He is experienced in all aspects of general dental care and looks forward to working together with his patients to give them optimal oral health and the best dental outcome.

In his spare time, Dr James enjoys gardening, walking his dog, scuba diving and snow skiing as well as spending time with his partner and family.


Dr Eliése Bruno

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Dr Eliése qualified as a Dentist at the University of Pelotas in Brazil. For 5 years after qualifying, Dr Eliése practiced around South of Brazil, in rural areas and in private practice with special dedication in treating kids.

In 2005 Eliése moved to Australia where she started her career as a Dentistry Clinical Tutor at the University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital.

For the past few years Eliése has also been working in private practice at Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Newtown area.

Eliése is a firm believer in finding the right answers for her patients and treating her patients with respect.

Outside of the practice Eliése spends time with her family and friends and enjoys nature, surfing and yoga.


Cristiane Ribeiro

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Cristiane qualified as a Dentist at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, where she has done further postgraduate studies in Prosthodontics and Oral Rehabilitation.

She had the privilege of working in and running her own private dental clinic in Brazil for 13 years, before moving to Australia in 2016.

Before joining Northern Beaches Dental Group, Dr. Cristiane worked in a specialist Prosthodontic Clinic in Port Macquarie for 3.5 years.

‘I love what I do and couldn’t see myself doing anything else. The biggest pleasure is the feedback I get from my patients after giving back their confidence with a beautiful and bright smile.’

‘Outside work, you will often find me at the beach climbing rocks with my little one and my partner.’