Meet our Hygiene Team

Maven Dental Cairns City, formerly Cairns City Dental, has a highly trained and experienced team of Dental Hygienists ready to provide you with excellent dental hygiene care and advice.

Nicole Hams, Lisa Sawtell and Alana Mott have all graduated from one of the most respected hygiene institutes in Australia, TAFE SA Gilles Plains. They have expert dental hygiene knowledge as well as decades of combined experience. They provide valuable preventative care services to patients, as well as providing essential support to the dentists.

The hygiene team all regularly update their skills and knowledge and can often be found sharing their knowledge with the wider community as they participate in school and child care centre educational visits, aged-care facility visits and other community events. They also volunteer for nationally run oral health promotion visits.

Nicole Hams

Nicole has a young family who lives locally. She is kept busy running to various events and catching up with friends. Nicole also enjoys exercising, entertaining, cooking and travelling.

Lisa Sawtell

Lisa enjoys dining with family and friends. She travels often to African regions, enjoying the scenery and animals. She is a passionate conservationist who regularly engages in community awareness events.


Alana is a Cairns local who can often be seen at rodeos and country races. She lives with her sisters and loves the outdoors. Health and fitness are highly important to her and she incorporates this into her daily lifestyle.

Louise has been working in the Cairns community for 29 years. She loves spending time with her family and friends. She is often found outdoors keeping up her fitness, swimming, hiking and gardening.