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Dr Evelyn Morataya (Dentist) BAS, BOH, GDip Dentistry, MSP

Dr Evelyn Morataya, DentistDr Evelyn always had a desire to help others. She also has always loved science and medically related fields. Dr Evelyn originally started her professional career as a qualified speech pathologist. She worked with school-aged children for five years before pursuing her dentistry degree.

Though she loved working with children and helping others, Dr Evelyn wanted to pursue a more hands-on career whilst still assisting people. For her, dentistry allows her to make a genuine impact on patients’ lives. That impact could be through preventative maintenance or helping them love their smile.

Education and Professional Development

Dr Evelyn possesses the following:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Master of Speech Pathology Studies
  • Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science
  • Graduate Diploma in Dentistry

She studied dentistry at Griffith University. There, she received her Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Graduate Diploma in Dentistry. Dr Evelyn graduated in 2017.

Dr Evelyn keeps up to date with new knowledge and techniques through continuing education courses, online lectures, webinars and bimonthly dentistry study club meetings. She has advanced her expertise in many areas of general dentistry. These include restorative dentistry, periodontology, prosthodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery.

Helping Patients Feel Comfortable

The most fulfilling aspect of being a dentist for Dr Evelyn is helping patients feel at ease and seeing them develop their trust in her.

There is a general stigma around a trip to the dentist. I thoroughly enjoy when patients walk out of an appointment feeling more comfortable and confident for future visits.”

As Dr Evelyn speaks Spanish, she has had Spanish-speaking patients seek her out as they prefer to communicate in the language rather than English.

In Her Spare Time

When she’s not at the practice, Dr Evelyn participates in powerlifting including competitions. Since starting powerlifting, she has been able to achieve many personal goals. Dr Evelyn has encouraged many others to try the sport. She also enjoys drawing, painting and pursuing musical interests.

Enjoy a bright and healthy smile. Schedule an appointment today with Dr Evelyn!


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