About Us

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Afford2smile Dental Clinic. Our goal at the practice is to provide the highest standards of dental care at all times and in a manner tailored to meet your specific needs and wishes. Our team includes dedicated and caring staff who will make all efforts to make your visits with us as pleasant and memorable as possible.
We service Lyndhurst, Marriott Waters, Lynbrook, Sandhurst, Botanic Ridge, Clyde, Cranbourne, Hampton Park, Hallam, Narre Warren, Langwarrin, Seaford, Frankston, Pearcedale, Berwick and other surrounding suburbs and even beyond.

Dr. Pawan Gautam

Graduated n Bachelor in Dental surgery in 2006. He is also an NZREX graduate. He is a Member of Royal Australasian College of dental surgery. His special interests include orthodontics and extractions. Pawan is also a member of Progressive orthodontics, and has experience in both public and private practices. When not working, he likes to play sports with his little boy.

Dr. Bhawna Gautam

Dr. Bhawna Gautam graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2005. She is also a NZREX graduate. Bhawna achieved her Masters degree in Public Health in 2007 and Masters in Health Promotion in 2008. She is one of the few specialists in Dental Sleep Medicine and treats patients with snoring and teeth grinding problems.She has worked in both public and private practice. She has also worked at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and Monash University as an Academic Advisor. She has worked for the City of Casey promoting health eating habits in young children. Mum to a little boy, she enjoys working with children

Dr Yuval Samuni

Dr Yuval is a specialist Oral Surgeon. He obtained his dental degree in 1996 from the Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine in Israel and completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2004.He also obtained a PhD in biochemistry and undertook a post-doctoral fellowship in the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR/NIH) in the USA. Dr Samuni has published a number of book and scientific articles in international journals. He has special interest, extensive knowledge and experience in the field of implant dentistry. When not at work, Dr Yuval spends most of his time with his family his wife, his three children and his two dogs. He enjoys hiking with his family and friends, reading history books and biographies.

Mr Malcolm Wallace

Malcolm is our on-site advanced dental technician. Malcolm has around 40 years of experience in all kinds of denture work, including implant dentures. He has exceptional skills and all his patients are extremely happy with their new smile that he creates beautifully.


Prayline is a dental lab assistant. She has been with us since the beginning and provides support in performing lab related duties. She has extensive knowledge of the field.


Val is pursuing certificate in Dental Nursing. She started with us soon after the practice opened and is a valued member of our team. She enjoys working with children and would like to have lot of her own kids. Val helps in both nursing and administration.


Sheryl is the Front Desk Coordinator and ensures a smooth running of the practice making our patients experience relaxed and welcoming. She enjoys working with children as well as older adults. Sheryl has a very bright and vibrant personality and keeps everyone around her very happy.


Nidhi has moved from Adelaide to become a valued member of our team. She is also an overseas dentist who is preparing for her ADC exams. She has exceptional skills in both nursing and reception. She is very energetic and dedicated person and makes work place very lively with her endless enthusiasm.