Dr Mehrnoosh (Nu) Dastaran is a Victorian-trained Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, who graduated in Medicine in 2005 from the University of Bristol and Dentistry in 2010 from King’s College London, as the highest achieving candidate in both degrees.
After earning specialist registration, she underwent sub-speciality fellowships in Craniofacial Trauma and Orthognathic Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Craniofacial Surgery and Reconstruction at King’s College Hospital, London.
She plays an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate surgical and dental education at the University of Melbourne. She has researched collaboratively with the Victorian branch of the Australian Dental Association (eviDent Foundation) and has completed a Master of Philosophy in Dental Science by Research in the field of Implantology at the University of Melbourne Dental School. She also works as a Consultant Specialist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.
Nu practices the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including
- management of impacted teeth;
- surgical extraction of wisdom teeth;
- dental implantology; and
- corrective jaw surgery.
Her other specialty interests include minimally invasive salivary gland surgery, facial reconstruction following trauma, and surgical and non-surgical facial aesthetic procedures. Alongside her surgical career, she has gained expertise in non-surgical contour correction and anti-ageing treatments including wrinkle relaxation and dermal fillers. Her meticulous attention to facial form enables her to achieve natural and harmonious facial rejuvenation for her patients.
Nu’s technical ability is complemented by her holistic and empathetic approach to patient care. She works closely with dentists and other specialists to provide the best possible tailored treatment options. In her spare time Nu enjoys classical ballet classes and loves exploring the outdoors.
“My priority is to provide comfortable and personalised care that meets the specific needs of every patient.”