About King Street Dental Practice

Our happy team of dedicated professionals is ready to welcome you and make your dental experience comfortable and satisfying. Our Dentists Dr Rafael Maia and Dr Cristiane Braga, with their team, offer personal care and comprehensive treatments for every patient.

Dr. Cristiane Braga

BDS degree in 2002, Cristiane has more than 15 years of clinical experience in General Dental Practice treating patients in all areas of dentistry.

In 2005 she successfully completed her Post Graduation in Orthodontics, since than became heavily involved in treating patients with traditional braces and Invisalign (invisible braces that opened the doors for patients who never previously considered orthodontics).
She also has special interests in Aesthetic Dentistry (including derma-fillers and botox) and Rehabilitation.

After working for 6 years in her private practice in Brazil Dr Braga has migrated to Australia and lives on the Gold Coast with her husband Dr Tiago Braga who is also a dentist and an academic.
In March 2011, she completed the Mini-Residency Orthodontic Programme in Sydney Australia. 

Since 2012 she holds the position of Lecture in General Dental Practice, at the School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Griffith University and is the Discipline lead for Orthodontics and Growth & development at the dental school.

From 2010 to 2017, she was involved as a collaborator of the International Journal Orthodontics (IJO) doing translations of very interesting cases and articles related to Orthodontics. 

Dr Braga enjoy her free time spending time with her husband, family and friends

Dr. Rafael Maia

Dentistry has been in Dr Maia’s life for a long time. He was influenced by his father and his aunt, both of whom are very talented dentists.

Dr. Maia graduated in Brazil in 2002 and at the same year he also completed a Post Graduation course in Cosmetic Dentistry.
After working a few years in Brazil with his family he decided to move to Australia in 2007 with his wife Milena and has been working in the Tweed Valley since 2008, settling in Murwillumbah in 2012.
In 2012 he completed the 2 years Mini-Residency in Orthodontics (Braces) in Sydney.

His professional interests lie in cosmetic dentistry, braces (orthodontics) and root canal therapy. He approaches every treatment with a gentle and caring nature.

Dr Maia has 2 young sons (Dylan and Oliver) and in his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and surfing.

Check out what patients had to say about Dr. Maia by clicking here

Friendly caring receptionists, highly qualified dental nurses and a dedicated team to sterilize and maintain equipment, complement their work. Patient safety and comfort is always a top priority for the King Street Dental team.

King Street Dental Practice caters for all age groups (including Veterans and Seniors) where patients from all funds can claim their rebates through HICAPSon the day of treatment.

King Street Dental Practice always welcomes new patients and appreciates the confidence and trust that present and future patients place in us.