Values & Ethos

Our Values

At Smile Hawthorn, we feel that the values we believe in set us apart in our work as a team, in our provision of care to the community, in our support of local businesses as well as in our stewardship of the environment.

We believe that every smile is beautiful. "Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing!" -Mother Teresa

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Providing Ethical Dentistry

Providing high quality ethical dental services to improve the oral and general health of all our patients. If it is something that we would not do to ourselves, we would not do it to you.

Patients are our Priority

Treating everyone with integrity, courtesy and respect in a comfortable, pleasant and safe environment. Our specialised and personalised nature means that our focus is on your health.

Oral Health Promotion

Empowering our patients through education and encouragement to maintain the health of their teeth and gums so that they can keep them strong and disease-free for life.

Patient Interaction

Engaging with patients to make informed decisions about their oral health and treatment, utilising the latest technology and research. Our patients are our partners in health service provision.

Infection Control

Maintaining and upholding the highest standards of infection control and cleanliness.

Continuing Education

Enhancing our own development through continuing professional education and working as a team.

Environmental Sustainability

Digitising as many procedures to reduce our paper usage, from patient registration, to time sheets and stock ordering.


Eliminating the use of amalgam and filtering/recycling amalgam fillings to keep it from washing into our drains and oceans.

Supporting Australian Jobs

Choosing local labs ensures that the materials are approved for patient use by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration.


Supporting Australian jobs (whereever we can) by using local labs and supporting Australian owned businesses.

Smile...so the world smiles with you

Smile Hawthorn

About Us

Smile Hawthorn is a modern family dental and orthodontic practice that provides comprehensive dental and specialist orthodontic services to the community.