The overall goal and philosophy of our practice is to provide the highest quality dental care and service, through the use of the best available technology, in a comfortable and caring environment. Our patients can expect a comprehensive range of care and clinical services, with state of the art preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
We also work in close conjunction with various dental specialists, when needed to achieve treatment outcomes that are optimal for your dental health and overall wellbeing.
In addition, we also work close with a core group of dental ceramists and technicians who are masters in their art and have access to the most prestigious laboratories in the country.
The commitment to providing the highest quality care to you and your family governs every aspect of our vocation and ensures that we continually strive to meet and even exceed all of our patient’s expectations.
DR. ANDREW CHIO BDSc. (Melb.)
Dr. Andrew Chio, who is the principle dentist of Arawatta Dental Centre, completed his dental degree from the University of Melbourne in 1995, where he graduated at the top of his year. On graduation he then undertook his dental internship at the Bendigo Base Hospital before spending the next one and a half years working in a rural hospital in Nepal.
Dr. Chio is a strong advocate for a comprehensive and thorough approach to dental care and has a keen interest in the field of reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry. He devotes a significant portion of his time each year to attending numerous training and continuing education courses to keep up to date with the best of emerging dental technologies and materials. He is one of a few dentists in the country that has undergone extensive training at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. The institute is a unique, hands on, advanced training centre for dentists worldwide that wish to develop a critical eye for excellence and offer amazing cosmetic and rehabilitative services to their patients. Dr. Chio has chosen to be a member of a variety of dental groups because he believes it to be important to stay involved in the profession he serves. These include membership in the Australian Dental Association and The Seattle Study Club. He is also in the advisory board to Dental Ed, one of the premier continuing education provider not only in Australia but world wide and a key opinion leader with 3M-ESPE, one of the leading manufacturers of dental equipment and materials in the world today.
Dr Chio is also involved in the education of dentists in a lecturing capacity as well as assisting in specialty hands on courses designed to provide dentists with advanced training in specific areas of restorative dentistry.
In addition to his commitment to caring for his patients in his practice and the above appointments, Dr Chio is also the team dentist to the Essendon Football Club, responsible for formulating and implementing the club’s dental program for the playing list.