Dr Anthony O'Rourke

Associate Dentist

Dr Anthony O’Rourke, our Lead Clinician, graduated from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom in 2005 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. 


Following his studies, Dr O’Rourke took a position in the National Health Scheme’s Vocational Training Scheme, which involved working in both emergency clinics and a family orientated practice. In 2006 he began work at a mixed private practice in Cheshire, UK. 


In 2014, Anthony moved to Melbourne to work in one of Australia’s largest private dental practices. Whilst working here, he focused his work on digital dentistry to provide fully comprehensive care and the use of CEREC in everyday dentistry. 


Anthony also co-founded, the Clinical advisory board, the Clinical governance committee, the new grad mentoring scheme, and jointly ran the continued professional development programme for over 80 clinicians and specialists.    

Anthony is committed to training and mentoring the next generation of Dentists to excel, both personally and professionally. 


Dr O’Rourke joined Nova Dental, part of Maven Dental, in July 2020.

Anthony brings a wealth of experience to lead the already highly skilled team at Nova.  He thoroughly enjoys being able to offer a fully comprehensive experience to achieve the best possible outcomes available for each of his patients. 

Anthony’s special areas of interest and expertise are in the fields of cosmetic dentistry, implant prosthodontics, splint therapy for TMJ and Sleep Apnoea, and the application of digital dentistry and AI into everyday oral health.  He is a mentor and opinion leader in these fields. 

​Anthony also works closely with a broad range of other dental specialists and team members to ensure each of the patients at Nova Dental receive the best clinical care and service available. 


Throughout his career, he has been at the forefront of technology in healthcare and continually pursues postgraduate education and has attended multiple further education courses in Australia, Europe and the USA, and is a member of multiple professional organisations across the globe. 


Dr O’Rourke completed the Pankey Institute continuum at their Advanced Dental Education Centre in Miami.