Dr Manju Palam, BDSc (Melbourne), MSc Aesthetic Dentistry (London)
Manju's formative years were initially in Gippsland and then in the outer eastern suburb of Upwey, where his father worked as a medical practitioner. He was schooled at Yarra Valley Grammar and then the final two years of schooling at University High School.
Manju graduated from The University of Melbourne Dental School, with electives at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. He has had further training in Minimally Invasive Preventive Dentistry and Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry in San Diego, California, and attended mini-residencies in dental implants, crown and bridge, dental aesthetics and root canal therapeutics both here in Australia and in the US. He is a foundation member of the Australian Dental Association’s Continuing Education Programme.
Manju was accepted into the 2017 Masters Programme in Aesthetic Dentistry at King's College, University of London and successfully completed the three-year part-time programme in 2019, graduating with Distinction.
Manju practised in Warrnambool, in South Western Victoria for 17 years, including a branch practice in Timboon with assistant dentists. Whilst in Warrnambool he was actively involved with Rotary International and was a benefactor of Brophy House (Family and Youth Services Charity).
Manju's main interest outside of dentistry is playing tennis socially.