About the Practice
We are a small, committed and passionate dental team that strive to deliver an honest and affordable one-on-one dental service to our patients.
Our dentistry is based around a holistic and preventative approach that is realistic and focused solely on you and your needs and wishes. Modern technology and laboratory procedures are used to provide a long term solution of the highest quality.
- Dental Examinations
- Clean & Polish
- Tooth Whitening
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- In House Dental X Rays
- Tooth Colored Fillings
- Ceramic & Porcelain Fillings
- Crowns & Bridges,
- Inlays & Onlays
- Dentures & Plates
- Tooth Removal
- Wisdom Teeth Extractions
- Aesthetic Consults
- Gum Treatments
- Dental Implants
- Root Canal Treatments
- Preventive Treatments
- Emergency Appointments
Dr Nomikos Rakkas – Principle Dentist (Owner)
Dr Nomikos Rakkas is the principal dentist and owner of Goodlife Dental Studio. He was born in Darwin and is a true local, having spent his entire life here. He completed his studies to become a dentist in Queensland at Griffith University and graduated in 2011 with multiple high achievement awards after 5 years of full time study. He graduated top of his class in Endodontics (Root Canal Treatment) and Oral Surgery.
Dr Rakkas has a Greek heritage and is the third generation of his family to have grown up in Darwin. He is proud to call Darwin his home and is a supporter of the local Greek Community. He is bilingual and is able to speak to his patients in both English and Greek.
Upon graduation Dr Rakkas spent the next 5 years working as a private full time dentist at local dental practices around Darwin before opening Goodlife Dental Studio in Alawa in January 2017.
He continues to undertake regular continuing professional development courses to stay abreast of the latest in dental treatments and innovations. This allows him to offer modern high quality services and treatment options to his patients.
Since 2013 Dr Nomikos Rakkas has been an active volunteer council member of the Australian Dental Association NT Branch – the peak body for dental professionals in the Northern Territory. He has also contributed on a federal level as a local representative and has held the role of Treasurer since 2015. Dr Rakkas has been pre-nominated to become president of the association in 2018.
Dr Rakkas is experienced in all areas of general dentistry. He is most well known for his kind, honest, down to earth and compassionate approach. His passion lies in providing personalised care to his patients with a focus on a high quality, aesthetic and long lasting outcomes.
A key feature of his treatment philosophy is that Dr Rakkas makes every effort to ensure that you as the patient are well informed so that you understand your situation and the options you have available. You are involved in every step of your treatment and will get complete honesty so that you as the patient will always have the final decision.
He is a firm believer that by educating patients to understand their dental situation this will always lead to the best choices and the most ideal long term outcome.
Jenny Hunter – Dental Assistant
Jenny is a young Darwin local who recently graduated from Good Shepherd Lutheran College in 2015.
Her passion has always been for community health and nutrition. Dentistry was never on the cards, however has been pleasantly surprised at how much she enjoys it!
She started with us in January 2017 and is keen to further her knowledge and skills in a certificate III of Dental Assisting in 2018.