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Dr Miriam Groves graduated with honours from Sydney University in 1991.  She has practiced in the Illawarra for over 20 years, and is local to the Northern beaches.  

Dr Groves provides gentle, quality care with a conservative approach; and a keen attention to detail and patient comfort. She values communication with her patients.

She has a particular interest in the aesthetics of the smile; as well as achieving optimal hygiene and functionality; and enjoys treating all members of the family - offering all aspects of dentistry, including implants and cosmetics.

Miriam has various other creative interests and loves to be at the beach with her husband, her boys and Fred (the dog).


Dr Michelle Willis also graduated from the University of Sydney, completing her degree in 1991 with first class honours and receiving the University Medal!

She is an excellent and caring clinician, and proficient in all areas of general dental practice, including cosmetics, preventive and restorative dentistry. Michelle also enjoys being creative and has two children, now young adults! She is working with us on Wednesdays.



Dr Rachel Cornford has joined us for some Fridays. Kiwi in origin and dental training, she is a highly skilled and very gentle, patient and caring dentist. Rachel received the university prize for dental research and has worked in rural NZ, London and Australia. She has also contributed to TAFE in a teacher role and is interested in scientific research and ethics. Dr Cornford is also a busy mum of two young children.



Dr Groves, Dr Willis and Dr Cornford all have many years of clinical experience in family dentistry, and always employ a scientific evidence based approach.