Meet Our Team

Our entire team at Perth Central Dental Centre are dedicated to provide professional dental care to help improve your dental health and appearance.  Whether it be emergency dental care, your regular dental check-ups or cosmetic dentistry, our dental surgery is open 7 days a week, 8am-8pm including public holidays, for your convenience.

The Dentists and Dental Specialist at Perth Central Dental Centre have many years of clinical and teaching experience in all areas of dentistry.  All of our Dentists and Dental Specialist trained and graduated at the prestigious University of Western Australia.  For more information on each of our dentists and gum specialist, please click on the name below:

Dr Adrian Sue - Principal Dentist
Dr Adrian Sue - Principal Dentist

Dr Adrian graduated in Dentistry from the University of WA in 2001.  He started 2 successful dental practices in rural WA (Kalgoorlie) and Perth CBD.  He is the Principal Dentist at Perth Central Dental Centre and has helped with the teaching and guidance of more than 15 dentists/dental therapists and has had over 50 auxiliary staff under his direct supervision in more than 13 years working as a dentist.

He is a passionate University clinical tutor for the final year dental students studying at the Oral Health Centre of WA.

Dr Adrian has a strong focus on emergency dental pain, opening a 7 day a week dental practice and assembling a strong and experienced team of dentists and staff around him to help patients with dental pain and trauma straight away.

His gentle and caring nature, together with his experience, allows him to provide the best dental care in state of the art setting with humility and compassion.

Continuing education is a passion for Dr Adrian and over the years he has attended large education conferences both nationally and internationally with particular interest in emergency dental treatment and pain management.

Dr Adrian is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and is registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

Dr Anne Lee
Dr Anne Lee

Dr Anne Lee graduated from the University of WA in 2009.  Dr Anne has worked in private dental practice for the past 7 years, with a strong focus on family dentistry.  Following her strong desire to teach, she returned to the UWA School of Dentistry in 2014 as a Clinical Tutor for under-graduate dental students in the discipline of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr Anne has a special interest in Invisalign teeth straightening technology to help patients achieve a beautiful straight smile!

Dr Anne is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

Dr Elmer Lee
Dr Elmer Lee

Dr Elmer Lee graduated from the University of WA in 2011. Upon graduation, Dr Elmer was awarded a grant from the Australian Government Department of Health to work in a state-of-the-art private dental practice in Kalgoorlie, a mining town in Western Australia, where he gained invaluable knowledge and experience accelerated by the rigors and challenges of rural dentistry.

He has attended some of the most prestigious international dental congresses as part of his continued professional development including:2012 Asia Pacific Dental Congress

  • 2012 Asia Pacific Dental Congress
  • 2013 FDI World Dental Congress

His interests include comprehensive and cosmetic smile designs and Dr Elmer was specially selected and is currently enrolled in a Mini Residency in Implant Dentistry in 2015.

Dr Elmer is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

Dr Jonathan Lo
Dr Jonathan Lo

Dr Jonathan graduated with Honors from the University of WA. He is passionate about helping others and is a WA committee member and State Co-ordinator for the National Dental Foundation, a charity that provides dental treatment to those in society who do not have access to timely dental care.

Dr Jonathan has presented at the 54th ANZ IADR Meeting (Brisbane) and the 36th ADA Congress in Brisbane and is currently working on research involving dental implants and bone remodeling. He is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and International Association of Dental Research

Dr Jonathan has won numerous awards including:

  • Kenneth JG Sutherland Prize in Clinical DentistryKenneth JG Sutherland Prize in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine
  • Kenneth JG Sutherland Prize in Oral Surgery and Oral MedicineTom E. Scott Memorial Prize in Prosthodontics
  • Tom E. Scott Memorial Prize in ProsthodonticsLeonard Nathan Prize in Oral Pathology
  • Leonard Nathan Prize in Oral Pathology
  • Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia (OMMA) Dental Graduate Award of Excellence
  • D. J. Cock Prize in Periodontics
  • Australian Society of Periodontology Prize
  • International Association of Student Clinicians Travel Grant
  • John McGeachie Prize in Anatomy
  • Convocation of UWA Graduates Prize in Dentistry
  • Sally Joyston-Bechal Study Group Prize
  • Australian Dental Research Foundation (ADRF) Undergraduate Dental Student Research Grant
  • Harold Baggett Memorial Prize in Histology
  • Shiva Gorjy Alimoradian Memorial Scholarship
  • Western Australian Dental Foundation Scholarship
  • University of Notre Dame Australia – Dean’s List

Dr Jonathan’s Research and Publications:
Description of total population hospital admissions for cleft lip and/or palate in Australia J.Y.J. Lo, N. Kilpatrick and L. M. Slack-Smith
(Awaiting publication)

Dr Ranjeet Sekhon
Dr Ranjeet Sekhon

Dr Ranjeet Sekhon graduated with Honours in Dentistry from the University of WA in 2005.  He was specially selected as a final year clinical examiner by the University of WA and has been teaching at a tertiary level as both a clinical tutor and dental lecturer to the final year dental students for over 7 years.

He received the prestigious award for Most Outstanding Clinical Tutor in 2010 given by the University of WA in the Faculty of Dentistry.

Dr Ranjeet has worked in country (Kalgoorlie) and city private practice for the past 10 years with invaluable experience and strong skillsets in cosmetic dentistry and smile-makeovers, emergency dental pain management and oral surgery.  He is a passionate and experienced dentist who contributes his skills and knowledge as an educator in the University.

Dr Ranjeet is an active member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), registered with the Dental Board of Australia and a member of faculty of the University of Western Australia.

Dr Roderick Kirk
Dr Roderick Kirk

Dr Roderick Kirk’s profile is coming soon!

Dr Sigourney Amara
Dr Sigourney Amara

Dr Sigourney graduated with Honors from the University of WA in 2009.  She has been working in private dental practice in Kalgoorlie at GMF Dental Centre for the past 6 years.  Her gentle and caring manner has earned her a loyal following of patients in Kalgoorlie, some of whom even travel to Perth now to see Dr Sigourney for their regular dental check-up and treatment.

Dr Sigourney has won numerous awards including:

  • Kenneth JG Sutherland Prize in Clinical Dentistry
  • Western Australian College of Dental Science Prize
  • Australian Society of Endodontology Prize in Endodontics
  • Clive Rogers Prize in Special Needs Dentistry
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Undergraduate Prize
  • University of WA Graduates Association Prize in Dentistry
  • Australian Society of Endodontology Prize in Endodontics
  • Australian Dental Association (WA Branch) Prize
  • Eric Williams Prize in Prosthodontics
  • Kenneth JG Sutherland Prize in Preventative Dentistry

Dr Sigourney’s Research and Publications:

Co-Author of manuscript Sport Spectator Understanding of Child Dental Avulsion Management.  Journal of Dental Traumatology (July, 2009)

Dr Sigourney is an active member of the Australian Dental Association and registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

Dr Tina Choo - Specialist Periodontist

Dr Tina Choo completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Western Australia in 2002, and worked in general practice before undertaking three years Full-time Specialist post-graduate training (Doctor of Clinical Dentistry) at the University of Adelaide under Professor Mark Bartold in 2008. Following this, she returned to work in the communities of Perth and Kalgoorlie as a Specialist Periodontist since 2011.

In addition to clinical practice as a Periodontist, Dr Choo enjoys lecturing and tutoring Dentistry students and periodontal Post-graduate students in Periodontics at the School of Dentistry at UWA (Oral Health Centre of Western Australia) since 2011. She presents lectures on periodontics and dental implants to students and dentists both locally and interstate.   Dr Choo has a keen interest in the field of bone regeneration and her research has been published in a respected international journal. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the special stream of Periodontics, as well as a committee member for the Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP WA).

Dr Choo is keen on helping treat patients with Moderate to Advanced Periodontal Disease, Dental Implants and managing patients with dental implant problems. She is a member of the Australian Dental Association and registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

Dr Choo is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the special stream of Periodontics and is also a committee member for the Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP) WA branch. A/Prof Choo is a member of the following organisations:

  • Australian Dental Association (ADA)
  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP)
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS)
  • Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP)
  • International Team of Implantology (ITI)
Dr Vera Zirojevic
Dr Vera Zirojevic

Dr. Vera graduated with Honours in Dentistry from the University of WA in 2002 receiving the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award as the most outstanding student.  Dr Vera has over 12 years of experience in helping patients with broken down and missing teeth through comprehensive mouth rebuilding.  Dr Vera has a special interest in advanced cosmetic dentistry, smile makeovers and comprehensive full mouth rehabilitations.

Dr .Vera is an active member of the Australia Dental Association, ITI International Team for Implantology, Perth Prosthodontics Study Club and registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

She is also an international speaker presenting at the 79th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR in Japan (2001)

Dr Vera has won numerous awards including:

  • F.G. Christensen Memorial Prize (Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons)
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy Award (Outstanding Academic Achievements in Dentistry)
  • Australia and New Zealand Division Colgate Award
  • Leonard Nathan Prize in Oral Pathology
  • Kenneth J Sutherland Prize in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine
  • D J Cock Prize in Periodontics
  • Australian Society of Periodontology Prize
  • Australian Society of Orthodontists Prize
  • G D Henderson Prize in Oral Surgery
  • Western Australian College of Dental Science Prize in Restorative Dentistry
  • Australian Society of Endodontology Prize in Endodontics
  • Dental Board of Western Australia Prize
  • Ian G Thorburn Price in General Medicine
  • Kenneth J Sutherland Prize in Clinical Dentistry
  • Eric Williams Prize in Prosthodontics
  • Australian Society of Endodontology Prize

Dr Vera’s Research and Publications

Arthritis and use of dental services: A Population Based Study.  Australian Dental Journal, Vol 47(3): 208-213

Use of dental services by patients with rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.  Journal of Dental Research Vol 80 (IADR Abstracts) March 2001

International presenter at the 79th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR in Chipa, Japan (2001)

Dr Wesley Huupponen

Dr Wesley graduated with Honours in Dentistry from the University of WA in 2002.  Dr Wesley has extracted thousands of wisdom teeth for his patients for over 12 years.  He receives regular referrals from other dentists and patients for difficult extractions and the removal of wisdom teeth.  His knowledge and experience in wisdom teeth removal have already helped thousands of patients with wisdom teeth pain, including many of our own dental nurses.

Dr Wesley owned and operated his own dental surgery in rural Kalgoorlie for over 8 years before relocating home to Perth.  He is an experienced, gentle and friendly dental surgeon, putting you at ease for your dental treatment.  He works together with many experienced dental sedationists and medical anesthetists to make your wisdom teeth removal safe, easy and comfortable through sleep dentistry.

Dr Wesley is an active member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), registered with the Dental Board of Australia and operates from Perth Central Dental Centre (Twilight sedation/Sleep Dentistry), Colin Street Day Surgery (GA) and Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital (GA).

Ms Melisa Lacob
Ms Melisa Iacob

Ms Melisa Iacob graduated having won the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s List Award (only awarded to the top one percent of undergraduates across all disciplines and all years of study) in Bachelor of Oral Health from Curtin University of Technology.  Melisa is also a fully qualified Dental Technician with a Diploma of Dental Technology, working for over 7 years as a Dental Technician at the Oral Health Centre of WA, University of Western Australia as part of a team responsible for creating dental crowns, bridges, dental implants and all advanced dental prosthesis.

Her in-depth knowledge and long experience in dentistry, together with her eye for detail and skill makes her an excellent therapist to help treat gum disease, teeth whitening, and all aspects of children’s dentistry.

Melisa also works for a Specialist Paediatric Dentist and as a trained Dental Therapist, can provide the full range of children’s dentistry including comprehensive children dental examinations, preventative fissure sealants, fillings and extractions.

Melisa is an active member of the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association and registered with the Dental Board of Australia.

Melisa has won numerous awards including:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s List Award
  • Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award (Best practical skills in Oral Health Therapy year)
  • Dentsply Award (Most outstanding student in Oral Health Therapy year)
  • Henry Schein Halas Dental Award (Best performance in Preventative Dentistry)
  • Colgate Palmolive Award (Most Outstanding performance in clinical care and Oral Health Promotion)
  • Australian Dental Association Award (Most Outstanding student in final year of Oral Health Therapy Course)
  • The Proctor Gamble/Oral-B Award

 

 

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Address: 497 Wellington St, Perth, WA 6000 (corner of William St - view map) Email: info@perthdentalcentre.com.au

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