Our dental team in Essendon
Our team are highly trained and more importantly, passionate about dentistry. They efficiently assist Dr Agim Hymer and Dr Dev Boparoy in achieving the best for our patient’s whilst undertaking the day-to-day tasks of running a successful business.
Dr Agim Hymer
Dr Agim Hymer has been practicing dentistry for over 28 years in Melbourne, country Victoria and abroad and is the principle dentist and founder of FirstBite Dental. Located in North Essendon, FirstBite is a practice that has a strong focus on educating their patients on the importance of oral care.
Agim’s specific areas of interest are educating the public in becoming responsible for their own oral health, also ensuring that the Dental Profession will always offer the highest standard of care and provide the patient with an informed range of options that allow them to decide on the treatment plan that suits them best.
Dr.Hymer travels the world lecturing in many aspects of dentistry. He is a senior lecturer for Progressive Orthodontics.”My aim is that dentists and the public are fully informed in what is available in the world of dentistry.”
Within this website, the public have access to a wide range of dental information – covering topics from teething to implants.
Dr Dev Boparoy
Dr Dev Boparoy grew up and studied in New Zealand where he graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand.
He is a Partner here at FirstBite Dental.
His experience started in New Zealand, after which he moved to Queensland, providing Emergency and General Dentistry treatment. He also worked within the School Dental Services where he provided, and still does, General Anaesthetic treatments on adults and kids in hospital.
Dev’s areas of interest now incorporates more advanced treatments including Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics (Fixed Braces & INVISALIGN) as well as Implant Dentistry. Spending over 150 hours a year in continuing education and development allows us to provide the latest in technological advances in dentistry.
Providing our patients with the highest standard of care, our aim is to provide our patients with all their options and create a treatment plan to achieve and maintain your perfect smile.
Both Dr Agim Hymer & Dr Dev Boparoy are involved with:-
- Members of the Australian Dental Association.
- F.I.C.C.D.E Orthodontics (Fellow of the International College of Continuing Dental Education, Sydney & Singapore)
- Progressive Orthodontics Providers (General Dental Practice), both completing the Advanced Orthodontic Series
- INVISALIGN & TRULine clear Orthodontic Systems
- Special interest in Dental Implant Surgery (MIS, Ankylos and 3M Mini Implant Systems)
- Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Apnoea in conjunction with the Western Respiratory and Sleep Clinic
- Somnomed Sleep Apnoea Device provider
- Facial Injectables for the treatment of TMJ Disorders
- The use of Lasers for Dental Treatment
Dr Tony Liu
Dr Tony Liu grew up in New Zealand and then studied in Perth where he graduated from University of Western Australia School of Dentistry.
He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education with an aim to provide care of the highest standard with the most up to date technologies and procedures.
Tony will listen to precisely what you want to accomplish, whether that is cosmetics, restorative, prevention or maintaining a healthy and functional mouth for life. He enjoys making a positive impact on patient’s quality of life by eliminating disease, improving aesthetics and function, with the ultimate goal of giving you the confidence to smile.
With a Chinese background, Tony is able to communicate fluently in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Jaye Mosarevski (Dental Therapist)
Jaye Mosarevski is our oral health therapist. She is a married mum of two teenage kids which keeps her on her toes.
Her roles have varied over the years, starting as Dr Hymer’s dental nurse to now working as a therapist and hygienist after completing 3½ years of University Study.
Her passion for oral health drives her to continue educating the community and also providing excellent service to her patients.
Being a member of the FirstBite team for over 18 years, the practice has now become a part of her family and life. FirstBite’s ability to provide her with Flexible hours and supportive staff and her keen drive to continue mentoring the team will keep her busy here for a very long time.
Kristy Reid ( Dental Hygienist)
Kristy joined the FirstBite team in 2000. Within the practice Kristy has a special interest in gum (periodontal) health.
Her aim is to educate patients on how to a maintain healthy oral environment for life. During her time she has attended numerous courses to develop her skills to be able to provide optimum service.
Working part time at FirstBite provides the perfect balance with looking after two very active young boy’s at home.
Caroline Bituin (Dental Therapist)
Caroline graduated from LaTrobe University and joined the FirstBite family in 2016. As a hygienist, Caroline provides gum treatment to all ages and oral hygiene education for maintenance of oral health. As a therapist, she sees both adults and children – providing checkups, fillings and extraction of primary teeth. She works hard to ensure children have a positive first dental experience to establish good oral hygiene habits for life.
Her clinical experience started in regional Victoria and has taken her all the way to Nepal where she was faced with dental health in a third world country. As a result, her passion for oral health promotion in wider communities grew and she is now a presenter of the FirstBite Dental School Talks in Essendon and surrounding suburbs.
Widely known for her caring nature, which she believes stems from her Filipino upbringing, Caroline endeavours to provide gentle and thorough care to all her patients, and will work with you to make sure your appointment is a comfortable one.
Outside of dentistry, Caroline loves to create portrait drawings, living a healthy and active lifestyle and spending time with her family.
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