Meet our Team
Our team of highly skilled dental professionals have many years of dental experience between them and use the latest dental techniques, treatments and technology to help deliver high quality and affordable dental care. In particular, the Bliss Dentistry team are committed to continuing education and training in order to provide you with the upmost excellence of standards in dental care.
Dr Eden Winter (Practice Principal)
Dr Eden Winter is an experienced dentist who has been at Bliss Dentistry for over 15 years. Eden stepped into the role of joint Practice Principal in February 2016 and then became the sole Practice Principal in February 2018. Eden graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2004 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He has worked mainly in private practices where he has accumulated a vast range of clinical experience across all aspects of dentistry.
Eden has a particular interest in orthodontics, having previously completed an orthodontic mini residency program in 2012 – 2013, provided by Dr Derek Mahony through his Excellence in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics program, and is currently undertaking a 2 year orthodontic training series, provided by Progressive Orthodontics Seminars, which is the most comprehensive and best networked orthodontic continuing education program in the industry.
Eden enjoys an excellent reputation within the dental community with a strong commitment to his patients’ well-being as well as his own continued education and professional development.
Dr Dora Klein-Gelbak
Dr Dora Klein-Gelbakis a highly accomplished dentist with 10 years' of experience working exclusively in Private Practice. She is a graduate of The University of Melbourne School of Dentistry, a member of the Australian Dental Association and is at the forefront of modern techniques with a strong emphasis on professional development and continuing education. Dora has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry with a focus on conservative resin veneers.
Dr Dora prides herself on providing the highest level of care for her patients in a caring, gentle, punctual, personable, empathetic and highly professional manner and maintains a maxim of always putting patient comfort first. Dr Dora has expertise, across a wide range of dental procedures including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, paediatric and preventive dentistry, endodontics and minor oral surgery.
In her spare time, Dora enjoys cooking, travelling and attending the musicals that Melbourne has to offer.
P.S. All the kids remember a dentist that shares a name with Dora The Explorer.
Dr Philip Bliss OAM (Retired)
After 48 years' of dentistry, Dr Philip Bliss OAM retired and left his role as Founder and Practice Principal of Bliss Dentistry at the end of 2018. Although his work and patients bought him immeasurable fulfilment throughout his career, it was time for him to move into an exciting new stage. He is, however, completing any ongoing orthodontic treatment that he has begun.
Dr Philip Bliss OAM has been in practice in Melbourne since 1971. He trained in London at the Royal London Dental Hospital where he was awarded the London Prize in prosthetics. Since then he has trained in many areas of advanced dentistry including orthodontics, laser dentistry, implants and aesthetics.
Dr Bliss is a member of the Australian Dental Association, The American Dental Association and a founder member of the Profession Development Program that requires annual educational attendance. He is also a member of the American Association of Functional Orthopaedics, the Australian Implant Association, the Academy of Laser Dentistry and the College of Clinical Laser Dentistry.