Dental off Chapel | 6 Chatham St. Prahran VIC 3181

Meet Our Team

Dr Mary Ellen Wilkinson

Mary Ellen graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1981. She has practised in Melbourne and London (UK). She opened Dental off Chapel in 2006 with the aim of providing quality, personalised and affordable dental care in the Prahran, Windsor and South Yarra areas.

Mary Ellen is an active member of the Australian Dental Association (Vic). She has served on committees involved in Dental Assistant training and women’s dentistry. Mary Ellen regularly attends seminars and conferences to ensure that her patients receive up to date dental care and she enjoys treating patients of all ages, with a focus on prevention.

Mary Ellen enjoys spending time with her two sons. She is a foodie who loves to cook and enjoys reading, travelling and Pilates.

Dr Helena Waks

Helena graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. She has had extensive experience in private practice with over 25 yrs as a general dentist providing a full range of dental procedures. Helena has also been involved with teaching dental students at the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the ADA and participates in many continuing education programs.

Helena enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is a very gentle and compassionate dentist. She particularly values working with people nervous about going to the dentist and helping them to overcome their anxiety and have the dental care they need. She also works very well with patients with special needs. Helena’s emphasis is on gentleness, patience, listening to understand your needs and she will always spend the time to explain the dental issues and treatment options to deliver the optimal care for you.

Dr. Wilma Eelderink


Dr. Wilma Eelderink, B.D.Sc(Melb) L.D.S(Vic)MRACDS G.Dip.Hum.Nut. has 25 years of experience in all aspects of dentistry. She has a particular interest in children’s and family dentistry, and has expertise in treating children with complex dental problems. Dr Eelderink has studied nutrition and is very interested in its effect on general and dental health. She participates regularly in ongoing post graduate education to maintain the highest standard of clinical care. Her relaxation is practising and studying yoga.


Our Dentists are supported by a fantastic and dedicated team. Yanna, Karen and Bhavna are our experienced and friendly dental assistants who will provide you with the best possible care.