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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:

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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.

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. Zainab H. Jalal

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Dr Zainab H. Jalal completed Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 2006 from Pakistan. She has been involved in private practice, hospital sector and academia for many years. She completed her Australian Dental Council Examination in 2020 and now works as an examiner at the ADC assessing overseas dentists to qualify to work in Australia.

Zainab is a kind, caring and very friendly dentist, dedicated to patient`s dental needs and works meticulously to achieve high quality dental treatment. She thoroughly enjoys changing patients’ negative perspective of dentists and dental treatments to a more positive aspect.She aims to make dental experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

Dr. Zainab is interested in restorative dentistry and participates in continuing professional courses to enhance skills in restorative, endodontics and cosmetic dentistry.

Outside of dentistry she enjoys bike riding, horse riding, reading spiritual , self motivation books and watch comedy shows to end a day with a good laugh.