Dr Raj Silva grew up in Newcastle attending Kotara High school before completing his dental degree from Sydney University in 1996.

Raj joined Wallsend Dental in 1999 and shortly afterward became partners with Dr Collins.

Raj has travelled extensively; studying Cosmetic Dentistry and Reconstructive Dentistry and brings knowledge from leading cosmetic dentists in the USA to his patients in Newcastle. Raj also attends many local and national dental seminars and conferences, which keeps him in touch with the latest technologies in dentistry.

Raj is a keen surfer and snowboarder. He is currently learning to kite surf and is out most mornings along the stretch between Bar Beach and Merewether Beach.