65 Linda Cres
Hawthorn 3122
03 9818 8011

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About Hawthorn Dental Care

Dr Stuart Cran BDSc (Melb).
Stuart has been in private practice since graduating from Melbourne University in 1990. He has been practicing at the Hawthorn Dental Care location since 1995, with family-oriented focus on delivering gentle, considered and patient, dental care to meet the needs of people of all ages. 
Stuart enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has built a highly regarded reputation for his skills and delivery of care. As a long term and active ADA member Stuart has been honoured by being appointed to committee positions past and present.

Using modern technologies, his dental services range through:

  • Routine Preventive care and maintenance, Scale and Cleaning,
  • Periodontal maintenance, 
  • Orthodontic assessment and referral services, 
  • Laser gum surgery, 
  • Emergency pain management and Endodontic treatments,  
  • Fillings and Restorations using latest filling materials, 
  • Occlusal rehabilitation of worn dentitions, 
  • Veneering and aesthetic procedures, 
  • Tooth Whitening,  
  • Crown and Bridge options and Cerec 3D CAD-CAM Systems “Single Visit” Crowns, 
  • Planning, surgical guided placement and restoration of Dental Implants.
Stuart Cran

Dr Chia-Hui Chang
Dr Chia-Hui Chang completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne, attaining her Bachelor of Dental Science degree with honours.
Dr Chang joins Hawthorn Dental Care having worked in a busy private dental practice in Gippsland. She has a broad interest in all aspects of dentistry, with a strong focus on patient education, general restorative dentistry and preventive dental care in adults and children.
With an honest and gentle approach to dentistry, Dr Chang strongly believes in building patient relationships by explaining all aspects of treatment and personalising treatment plans for each individual whilst taking into account the concerns and needs of her patients.
As dentistry is a rapidly developing area of health care, continuing education is essential to Dr Chang's personal and professional success. A member of the Australian Dental Association and Australian New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry, Dr Chang regularly attends courses and seminars covering many fields of dentistry in order to deliver the highest standard of dental care to her patients.
She is also a clinical demonstrator part time for undergraduate dental students at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Cecily O'Shea
Since graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2005, Cecily has worked as a general dentist in a busy rural private practice. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and relishes the variety of work which general dental practice offers. With a keen interest in preventative as well as restorative dentistry, her focus is to help her patients achieve the best possible dental health. She has a very kind manner and is experienced in Children's and Family Dental Care. We are confident she will continue to provide the care you are  accustomed to receiving here, she fits our practice's culture very well.

A member of the Australian Dental Association as well as the Australian Society of Endodontology, she regularly engages the opportunities that these groups offer for continuing education, and keeps up-to date with the latest developments in dental research and clinical practice.

Dr O'Shea is already proving an invaluable inclusion to our thriving dental practice, and she is very pleased to be practicing in the area she has lived in for some years.

Dental  practice

At Hawthorn Dental Care we endeavour to deliver quality dental care to people of all ages, in a friendly caring environment, using modern materials and techniques. All aspects of dental care are practiced:

  • Preventative care with regular checkup visits and teeth cleaning
  • Restorative dentistry utilising modern bonded filling materials
  • Endodontics, Prosthodontia and minor oral surgery procedures
  • Bleaching, aesthetic fillings, smile rejuvenation /renovations based on your individual needs.

    Phone our reception staff on 9818 8011 to make an appointment.


About us

Hawthorn Dental Care
At Hawthorn Dental Care, Stuart Cran, Cecily OShea and Chia-Hui Chang enjoy professionally delivering quality dental care to people of all ages, in a friendly caring environment.
Family orientated

Our Team

Dr Stuart Cran BDSc (Melb)
Dr Cecily O'Shea BDSc (Melb)
Dr Chia-Hui Chang BDSc (Melb)


Contact us

65 Linda Cres
Hawthorn VIC 3122 AU

03 9818 8011



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