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Meet Dr Keith Doonan

Posted 12th July 2021

As a graduate of the Australian Performing Arts Conservatory, it’s little wonder Dr Keith Doonan is as entertaining as he is skilled at presenting.   “I just look attendees in the eyes, so they feel too intimated to fall asleep,” he jokes, when asked how he keeps attendees engaged. “Doing a simple thing like greeting people individually at…

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Volunteering heroes – Oceanic Dental Laboratory

Posted 12th July 2021

The volunteers of Healing Smiles work tirelessly to help women who are survivors of domestic abuse access pro-bono dental treatment in order to improve their oral health, and rehabilitate their smiles. But it would not be possible without generous sponsors, such as Oceanic Dental Laboratory.  The Healing Smiles team was thrilled when Oceanic also decided to…

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The price of the pandemic: Dr Ruohan Zhang 

Posted 6th July 2021

The lockdown of 2020 and the most recent four-day stint of 2021 was difficult on everyone in the dental industry, but especially for those who ended up separated from their families as a result. For Ruohan Zhang, the story of being away from his family started well before COVID hit our shores. When he made…

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Meet Dr Graham Carmichael

Posted 28th June 2021

Prosthodontist Graham Carmichael is well-known not only as a practitioner, but also in lecture and CPD circles. A UWA graduate, Graham did his prosthodontist speciality program through the University of Sydney, completing his speciality studies in 2013.  “I wanted to specialise to further my training to be able to treat to a higher standard and…

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The dentists rebuilding smiles across WA

Posted 10th June 2021

The Rebuilding Smiles program supports those who have experienced domestic and family violence, referred by domestic violence support agencies. The Australian Dental Health Foundation coordinates volunteer dentists to provide pro bono dental treatment for these patients – and they’re always looking for more dentists to make a difference. Dr Aron Lazaridis is only two years out of Dental…

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