About Us

Staff

The Dentists

Dr Caroline Downing graduated with a bachelor of dentistry from Sydney University in 1987. She has worked as a principal dentist at her practice in Neutral Bay for over 25 years. Dr Downing has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and has done post graduate training in Invisalign, porcelain veneers and complex smile rehabilitation. She also has an interest in jaw joint issues and takes a holistic approach to dental treatment. She is experienced in the use of many relaxation techniques including happy gas and sleep dentistry. With her calm gentle touch she is able to keep in tune with her patient’s needs and wishes while informing them of all the exciting treatment options available in dentistry today. Dr Downing has four sons and is a director/owner of a synergistic online business - www.dentalcareproducts.com.au. She is also a graduate of AICD and is a Non-executive director of the NSFA. caroline@mdtdental.com.au

 

Dr Craig Morris graduated in 1985 from Sydney University. He has worked in Westmead Hospital & in private practice in Macquarie Strees & Bondi Junction. He has owned & worked in a full time capacity in our Neutral bay practice since 1990, constructing new state of the art surgery premises in the present location in 2003. Dr Morris has carried out & continues to attend numerous postgraduate courses, & has completed his qualifications as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS). In 2005 together with Dr Downing, they developed an online company supplying essential dental consumables to all patients, but particularly for patients of the practice. He continues as a director of Dentalcareproducts.com.au today. Dr Morris is experienced in all aspects of dentistry but has particular interest in the areas of dental implants & complex dental/cosmetic reconstruction.
Dr Morris has four growing boys. In his spare time he is very involved in the management & coaching of his sons soccer teams, & on occasion plays the odd game or two in his own team. craig@mdtdental.com.au

Dr Jon Taratoris graduated at Sydney University in 1987, receiving several faculty awards along the way, including the Dental Alumni Society medal. He worked in private practice and developed an interest in orthodontics and implants which took him to London. There he worked and owned some of the finest practices for six years. Jon has now been in Neutral Bay for ten years, and became part owner eight years ago. He took time out for many years teaching final year students at Westmead hospital. Jon has now been involved with implant surgery for over twenty years. He has a son called Connor who goes to Neutral Bay Primary. Jon's favourite pastimes are cricket and tennis. jon@mdtdental.com.au 

 

The MDT Hygienists

Hygienists are a very important part of our team. They are university trained to provide individual oral care to our patients to prevent gum disease.

Our hygienists are amongst the best in their field. Their caring and gentle touch is much appreciated by our patients, along with their professional advice.

Our Assistance Team

We are very proud of our team. They are highly trained in taking care of all your needs in a caring and competent manner.