Meet Our Team

Consisting entirely of graduates from Australian universities, the Perth Central Dental Centre team provides an industry-leading level professional dental care. 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).

To learn more about our highly qualified team of University of WA Medical & Dental School lecturers, Oral Health Centre of WA clinical tutors, registered dental specialists, and dental surgeons with over 15 years of clinical experience — simply click a 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 Wesley Huupponen – Wisdom Teeth Sedation & Extractions

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 seditionists and medical anaesthetist 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).

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.

Special Interests: Snoring Appliances

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 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)

Special Interest: Facial Injectables (Botox)

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 Juliana Ng

Dr Juliana Ng

Dr Juliana Ng is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for her patients within a comfortable setting. She is also passionate about giving back to the community and is the clinical coordinator for the Western Australia dental branch of the Tzu Chi International Medical Association, a charity providing dental treatment to the homeless and refugee populations in Perth.

Dr Juliana graduated with Honours from the University of Western Australia. During her degree, she won numerous awards including:

Prizes:
– Eric Williams Prize in Prosthodontics
– Australian Dental Association (W.A. Branch) Prize
– Tom E. Scott Memorial Prize in Prosthodontics
– Ramesh Balasubramaniam Prize in Oral Medicine
– Leonard Nathan Prize in Oral Pathology
– ADAWA Student Volunteer Scholarship
– Pierre Fauchard Academy Dental Student Award of Merit

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys relaxing at the beach with a good book, camping and hiking.

Dr Juliana is an active member of good standing with the Australian Dental Association and is registered with the Dental Board of Australia and AHPRA.

Dr Sarah McPherson

Dr Sarah completed her post-graduate Doctor of Dental Medicine degree locally from the University of Western Australia after relocating to Perth from Toronto, Canada. She is registered with the AHPRA Dental Board and is a member of the Australian Dental Association.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a keen eye for detail. She is passionate about building strong rapport with her patients and creating an enjoyable experience for them. She has a friendly and gentle personality, and always has her patients best interest in mind.

Outside her time in the clinic, Sarah enjoys getting outside for a run or learning new recipes in the kitchen! She loves spending time at the Perth beaches rather than back in the snow.

Dr Kris Thyer

Dr Kris Thyer graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2011. He has been practising dentistry full time in private practice since.

Kris is passionate about all aspects of general dentistry and enjoys providing quality treatment and care to his patients in a comfortable, relaxed and caring environment. He strongly believes in continuing his education, attending regular lectures, and study club sessions to keep up-to-date with new techniques and procedures.

Kris was born and raised in Peth, when not working, he likes to keep fit by running and going to the gym. He enjoys the beach, travelling and spending quality time with his friends and family.

Dr Daisy Ma

Dr Daisy Ma completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in chemistry at the University of Manitoba, Canada before moving to Perth to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a dentist. She received her post-graduate Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Western Australia.

Daisy is passionate about dentistry and committed to providing the best care possible to her patients in a friendly and comfortable manner. As a child, she enjoyed going to the dentist(!), and as such she hopes to create a positive experience for all her patients.

Outside of dentistry, she enjoys arts and crafts and has currently picked up embroidery. When possible, she loves to spend quality with family and friends.

Dr Lei Ng

Dr Lei Ng

Dr. Lei is proficient in a wide range of treatments, with special interest in dental implants, complex wisdom teeth removal, cosmetic dentistry and root canal therapy. Lei is also committed to staying up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies to provide his patients with the best possible care.

Lei’s approach to dentistry is centered around patient comfort and satisfaction. He uses a gentle touch and takes the time to explain procedures and answer any questions that his patients may have. He understands that dental procedures can be daunting for some and strives to create a relaxing and comfortable environment for his patients. He also carries out dental treatment for nervous/anxious patients under IV sedation.

Outside of work, Lei enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors, fishing and exploring the beautiful scenery that Western Australia has to offer. As a former gymnast, he brings that same dedication, discipline, and attention to detail to his work as a dentist. He is committed to providing his patients with the best possible care and to help them achieve optimal oral health.

Special Interests:

  • Single Dental Implants
  • Oral Surgery

Speak to our reception team and ask about no-gap consultations for Dental Implants with Dr. Ng

Dr Adam Brewer

Dr Adam Brewer

Dr. Adam Brewer is a highly qualified and experienced dentist, dedicated to providing exceptional dental care to patients at Perth Central Dental Centre. He earned his Bachelor of Dental Science degree (BDSc) from the University of Western Australia, and has since undergone extensive training and continuing education in various aspects of dentistry.

Dr. Brewer enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and pursues further education on an ongoing basis to keep abreast of new developments and techniques. He is particularly skilled in implant dentistry and offers in-house surgical options in most cases. Dr. Brewer’s expertise in this area enables him to provide patients with a complete range of implant services, from simple to complex cases.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Brewer is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advances in dentistry, and is an active member of various professional organizations, including the Australian Dental Association and the International Association for Orthodontics.

Dr. Brewer is known for his friendly and compassionate approach to patient care, and takes the time to listen to his patients’ concerns and address any questions they may have. He strives to create a welcoming and comfortable environment at Perth Central Dental Centre, and is dedicated to building long-lasting relationships with his patients based on trust, respect, and open communication.

Special interests:

  • Single and multiple implants

Speak to our reception team and ask about no-gap consultations for Dental Implants with Dr. Brewer 

Dr Chandrama Banerjee

Dr Chandrama Banerjee

I completed my undergraduate with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Neuroscience from the University of Western Australia, followed by a post-graduate Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from UWA.

I enjoy all aspects of general dentistry and aim to provide good care to my patients in a relaxed environment, as I understand going to the dentist can be quite a nerve-wracking experience.

Outside of dentistry I enjoy reading, traveling and spending time with my family and friends.

Languages: Hindi and Bengali

Dr Melisa Iacob

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

 

 

Ms Tess Sabatino

Tess Sabatino completed a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy from Curtin University in 2019. Additionally, she is a recipient of the Adec Prize and the Colgate Palmolive Prize.

Being a multi-award winning oral health therapist in Perth, Ms Sabatino can offer clientele a wide array of diverse treatment options especially periodontal disease treatment, prevention and diagnosis.

Having previously practiced at a myriad of prominent dental establishments like The Smile Club and the Banksia Grove Family Dental has enabled Tess to thoroughly refine her clinical capabilities and establish a detailed repertoire of skills.

Lastly, she strives to provide a high quality dental care whilst holding the patient’s comfort and peace of mind in the highest regard.