Marie McAndrew

Marie McAndrew

Practice Manager

Marie, our Practice Manager, joined the Toorak Fine Dentistry team in 2000. In this role, Marie supports staff and patients whilst simultaneously managing our office administration and accounting. Marie understands the intricacies of dental treatment from both the clinical and patient perspective, having worked as a dental assistant and in management. This ensures that your experience at Toorak Fine Dentistry is seamless.

Marie is always happy to offer to our patients her extensive dental knowledge to assist patients with making treatment decisions and answering any questions they may have. Also known as the “kid whisperer”, Marie helps our most anxious little people through their dental appointments with her calm and soothing manner.

Elly Craig

Elly Craig

Practice Welfare Manager

Elly is our longest serving member of staff, having worked with Dr Gronow for 35 years. Elly is a trained dental nurse but nowadays works front of house, where you will find her at reception greeting patients, managing phone calls and processing accounts all at the one time. Elly has experience in practice management, clinical dentistry and is mum to two beautiful girls – for this, she has been assigned the role of “Mum to all our staff”. In order to formalise this position, we now refer to Elly as the Practice Welfare Manager. Elly is always available to debrief, workshop and chat through any issue any of the staff are facing. A welcoming smile and a brilliant sense of humour – Elly is an essential part of the Toorak Fine Dentistry team.

Mariah McCumber

Mariah McCumber

Clinical Coordinator

Toorak Fine Dentistry is a busy, thriving practice with up to 8 treatment rooms running at any one time. Mariah holds the position of Clinical Coordinator, which involves making sure all our staff are in the right place at the right time. Our go-to-girl for finding, fixing and getting things done Mariah has proven an invaluable asset to the Toorak Fine Dentistry team.

Reception Staff and Dental Assistants

Our receptionists work hard to ensure your experience with Toorak Fine Dentistry is seamless from the moment you call up to book your appointment. If you have any questions prior to your appointment, please don’t hesitate to call.
Our Dental Assistants are an integral part of the team at Toorak Fine Dentistry. All our staff are kind and gentle, and understand that it can sometimes be a bit unsettling knowing you are going to visit the dentist. Our staff are happy to answer any questions or just be there to distract you with great conversation!






Yuki Okuyama