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65 Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale,
Victoria-3032, Australia.

  • Our Team

Team of Ascot Vale Smiles Dentists

Ascot Vale Smile dentists are trusted, caring, and experienced in the profession of dentistry.

With more than 20 years of combined practice in the industry, Ascot Vale Smile dentists have honed their expertise in family and cosmetic dentistry, teeth straightening and dental implants.

Dr. Nick Tsui BDSc. (Melb) (Hons) FICCDE

Nick graduated from The University of Melbourne with Honours and has practiced exclusively in private practice. Nick’s particular interests in dentistry include orthodontics, cosmetics & restorative dentistry. This is reflected in his continuing education which includes:

About Dr Img

Dentist Ascot Vale Smiles VIC

  • Rotary endodontics (2005)
  • Full mouth rehabiliation (Prosthodontic Masters Series) (2007)
  • Level 3 certificate in Implant dentistry (Australian Society of Implant Dentistry) (2008)
  • Lasers in dentistry (University of QLD) (2009)
  • Progressive orthodontics (POS) (2010- 2012)
Nick’s professional affiliations include:
  • ADA and ADAV/B
  • Member of Australian Society of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow International College of Continuing Dental Education

Outside of dentistry, Nick is currently watching the Australian cricket team in decline, supports the Brisbane Broncos in the NRL and catches later night European soccer matches.

Sophie Norden

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Sophie completed her Bachelor of Oral Health at The University of Melbourne in 2007. Her professional interests include periodontics, tooth whitening and preventative dentistry and she has also completed further training in Orofacial Myology. Sophie is passionate about assisting and educating her patients so that they may achieve their optimal oral health, in a calm environment.

Sophie’s personal interests include exercise, cooking, dining out with friends and spending time with her husband and daughter.

At Ascot Vale Smiles, she is looking forward to taking care of your family routine recalls and oral myology!

Melissa Shum


Dr. Melissa Shum graduated with a Masters in Dentistry from La Trobe University in 2013. She spent several years working at various locations of rural Victoria as an undergraduate student. Melissa enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, and her interests include preventive care and minimal intervention.

She is committed to working with patients to not only create healthy and beautiful smiles, but also a more relaxed attitude towards dentistry. Outside of work, Melissa loves travelling, cooking and food blogging with her husband, watching movies, and snowboarding.

Dr Vi

Dr. Vi Buiquang BDSc.

Dr. Vi Buiquang BDSc. (Melb) (Hons)

Dr. Vi Buiquang graduated with Honours from the University of Melbourne. She moved to Brisbane where she worked at a child-friendly dental practice in the bayside suburbs. She has completed several continuing education programs on a broad range of topics, including Paediatrics and Endodontics. Patient care and comfort is a priority for Vi and she takes great pride in calming and treating the most nervous of patients.

Socially Vi claims to be a quality wing player on the touch footy field and poaches the easy scoring opportunities.