About Dr Vanaja Paladugu

Dr Vanaja Paladugu, a respected dentist in Moonee Ponds for nearly a decade, is known for delivering exceptional and comfortable dental care. With expertise in restorative and operative dentistry, cosmetic procedures, prosthodontics, and clear aligners therapy (Invisalign), Dr Vanaja offers a comprehensive range of services.

As a dentist, Dr Vanaja prioritises patient needs and is particularly skilled in treating nervous patients with empathy and care. Dr Vanaja is a passionate advocate of Biomimetic dentistry, which focuses on conserving natural tooth structure and replicating the form and strength of teeth. By staying updated with the latest advancements in dentistry and pursuing a PGDip in Aesthetic Dentistry, Dr Vanaja ensures that her patients receive the best possible outcomes. With her infectious smile and relaxed approach, Dr Vanaja has earned the trust and admiration of the community in Moonee Ponds.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. When Dr Vanaja is at home, she stays busy with her two young children and her adorable golden retriever dog.

Special areas of interest:

-Cosmetic dentistry

-Restorative dentistry (fillings)

-Clear Aligners (teeth straightening)


Languages Spoken


What Dr Vanaja loves about dentistry?

Dr Vanaja Paladugu finds joy in dentistry for several reasons:

1. Helping People: Making a positive impact on patients’ oral health and smiles is incredibly rewarding.

2. Building Relationships: Developing strong connections with patients and understanding their unique needs is fulfilling.

3. Continual Learning: Staying up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry allows for the best possible care.

4. Artistic Expression: Combining science and artistry, dentistry offers the opportunity for creative transformation.

5. Problem Solving: Overcoming challenges and finding solutions for dental issues is a satisfying process.

6. Making a Difference: Contributing to patients’ overall well-being and happiness through improved oral health is fulfilling.

Dr Vanaja’s passion and dedication in dentistry are evident in her commitment to excellence.

" Dentistry is not just about fixing teeth, it's about transforming lives and bringing smiles to faces. It's a privilege to be able to make a positive impact on my patients' oral health and overall well-being. "
Dr Vanaja Paladugu

Moonee Ponds
34 - 46 Holmes Road Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
(03) 9945 7730

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