MEET THE TEAM & PRACTITIONERS AVAILABLE AT VDG

EDWARD (EDDIE) BUTLER

CLINIC DIRECTOR & SENIOR ORAL HEALTH THERAPIST [ADVANCED SCOPE] (BOH, GCertAdvClinIPrac – UniMelb)

Born and raised in Malvern East, Edward’s passion for supporting the health of his local community manifested in the establishment of Victorian Dental Group. Graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2008 with a Bachelor of Oral Health Degree, and subsequently obtaining his Advanced Scope of Clinical Practice, Edward has since worked across the private, public and the dental education sector.

As a Board Registered Dental Practitioner, Edward carries a strong knowledge, interest and experience in preventative dentistry with key interest in Dental Examinations, Dental Hygiene, Paediatric Dentistry, Gum Care and Periodontics and restorative dentistry, with interests in Teeth Whitening, Fillings & Tooth Restoration, and Fissure Sealants.

Edward believes in a modern approach to dentistry that is evidence-based, client-centred, and accessible. His genuine passion and motivation for dentistry provides an inspirational and supportive environment at Victorian Dental Group, which forms the core ethos and values of the clinic. 

In additional to his clinical work, Edward is a University of Melbourne Dental School Clinical Mentor to post-graduate Dental students who are advancing their practice, and a Lecturer & Clinical Demonstrator for the Charles Sturt University Dental School.

DR MICHAL SEGMAN

DENTIST (BBiomed. DDS.)

Melbourne born & bred, Dr Michal Segman first completed her Bachelor of Biomedicine in 2011 at the University of Melbourne, majoring in physiology. She then pursued further education at Melbourne University completing her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2016. 

Michal went on to work in private practice gaining experience and establishing her own treatment philosophy – treating patients exactly how she herself would expect to be treated, with patience, genuine care and quality work. Michal takes the time to get to know her patients, educating them about their oral health and empowering them to prevent future disease. Michal gains much satisfaction in building relationships and helping anxious patients overcome their fears.

Michal is passionate about Dental Examinations, Dental Hygiene, Fillings & Tooth Restoration, with a particular interest in minor oral surgery and paediatric dentistry. Michal often attends hospital placements where she learns from Melbourne’s leading oral surgeons.

As an active member of the Australian Dental Association & Alpha Omega Australia, Michal continually updates her dental knowledge and clinical skills, striving to provide her patients with the best and most up-to-date treatment

ADAM BROMAGE, PHD

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Adam brings to Victorian Dental Group a wealth of experience in Dental and Health Management, Education and Research. As an award-winning Psychology and Biomedical Science Academic Researcher, Adam places a significant value on ensuring that opportunities for a positive experience with dental health can occur. Adam has developed a career that has bridged the world of psychology with dentistry, and when added to his ability to assist dental procedures chair-side, and experience in HR and corporate management, Adam provides a strong and inspiring leadership to Victorian Dental Group.

Adam has spent much of his career to date coordinating, leading, and facilitating Dental Degree Programs at Universities in Melbourne. In addition to his role at Victorian Dental Group, Adam is a Lecturer to future dental practitioners on psychological and interpersonal skills, human anatomy, and research. 

Adam’s supportive, energetic, and caring nature with VDG clients and team member establishes an environment where our dental practitioners can focus on their passion for dentistry. 

DR JOSHUA FELMAN

DENTIST (BDSc (Hons))

Following graduation with honours from the University of Melbourne, Dr Joshua Felman worked locally across various practices in Melbourne. Now, with over a decade of industry experience, he joins the VDG team eager to continue providing patients with personalised, quality dental care.

Joshua’s continued attendance at dental courses, seminars and his memberships with the Australian Dental Association, Alpha Omega and International Team for Implantology is a testament to his commitment to the ever-evolving dental profession. He is passionate about all areas of dentistry, but particularly enjoys the challenge of cosmetic dentistry. His gentle, compassionate and friendly approach allows patients to relax and feel at ease.

Complementing his passion for dentistry is a love for his family and sport. Joshua enjoys teaching his kids the art of surfing, bushwalking and appreciation for the great outdoors. He is an avid follower of AFL, EPL soccer and tennis.  Recently he has also taken a keen interest in family and portrait photography.


DR HADEEL IBRAHIM

SPECIALIST PROSTHODONTIST (BDS, NZREX, DClinDent (Otago).

Dr Hadeel Ibrahim is a Specialist Prosthodontist. A prosthodontist specialises in restoring function and appearance of teeth, and helps patients with complex treatment needs. It is a specialty that is mainly concerned with replacing worn, failing or missing teeth to restore functionality and aesthetics.

Dr Hadeel graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1998 and has since worked overseas, as well as in New Zealand and Australia. She went on to study for three years to gain her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2014

Dr Hadeel enjoys all aspects of prosthodontics. She has a special interest in full mouth rehabilitation of the worn dentition, as well as full mouth reconstruction using partial and complete dentures. Included in her scope of practice is treating complex dental cases using fillings, crowns, bridges, dental implants, fixed and removable prostheses.

Dr Hadeel has many research publications in renowned dental journals. She is a member of the International Team for Implantology, and the Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists. In addition to her role at Victorian Dental Group, Dr Hadeel currently works as a Specialist Prosthodontist at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, is actively involved in lecturing and clinical teaching in the field of prosthodontics for dental students at the University of Melbourne, and is an examiner for the Australian Dental Council.