Ass. Deg. DH (WA), BDSc (WA)
Chanel is the principal dentist at Elegant Smiles, she started her career in dentistry over 14 years ago as a Dental Hygienist. After being involved in the industry she realised that excellent dentistry provided with compassion could have a long lasting, profound effect on a patient’s life. While Chanel enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, her passion is reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry. She relishes the challenge to restore your mouth to give you strong, healthy teeth that allow you to smile, talk and laugh with confidence.
Chanel enjoys treating children and won the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Prize in Paediatric Dentistry whilst she trained at UWA. Chanel strongly believes in the importance of attending continuing education courses to keep up with the ever-changing technology in the field of dentistry. Because Chanel is so passionate about maintaining high quality dentistry, she is a Clinical Consultant (Restorative Dentistry) to fourth year dental students at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia at UWA, and is a Clincial Consultant for final year dental students doing their Private Practice placement, involving final year dental students being placed at Elegant Smiles to observe and learn the ins and outs of private practice.
Beginning her career in dentistry in 2000, Emma graduated from Curtin University with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. After 2 years in private practice as a dental hygienist, she went in search of further challenges and returned to studying, achieving her Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc) from UWA in 2006. Since then Emma has returned to UWA to teach in the student clinic, and is a Clincial Consultant for final year dental students doing their Private Practice placement, involving final year dental students being placed at Elegant Smiles to observe and learn the ins and outs of private practice. Emma maintains a keen interest in the latest dental procedures and technologies. She holds the firm belief that keeping up to date is essential to the profession and has maintained her interest in technology since starting at Elegant Smiles in 2010.
Emma has had great success treating patients with anxiety about dental treatment. She believes that dentistry need not be a scary prospect, and should most definitely be pain free.
BDSc (WA), Grad. Dip. D St. (OMFS) (WA), FRACDS
Victor has consulted at Elegant Smiles since 2010 regarding the extraction of wisdom teeth under conscious sedation, local and general anaesthesia. He graduated from the University of Western Australia (UWA) and joined the Australian Army as a Dental Officer. During his time in the military, he discovered an interest in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) and after 6 years left the military to return to study and pursue further studies in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Victor is still a member of the Army Reserve. He has completed a Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Studies (OMFS) and is registered with the National Dental Board.