WE ARE COMPASSIONATE DENTAL PROFESSIONALS
Meet our Applecross Family Dentists
Our Applecross family dentists are committed to offering quality oral health care to you and your loved ones for many years. Our patients range from toddlers experiencing their first dental appointment to valued clients in their 90s who have been visiting us for many years. Our dentists invest in a broad range of continuing education to stay at the forefront of dental developments and ensure you receive the best and most effective treatments based on current scientific evidence. But most importantly, you’ll be greeted with a friendly welcome from a familiar team that is focussed on providing you with trusted ongoing care.
Dr Nick McCarthy
Born and raised locally, Dr Nick McCarthy graduated from UWA in 2003, and has worked in private practice since. In 2007, Nick completed his primary examinations for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, and in 2013 undertook a two year post-graduate diploma in aesthetic dentistry from the prestigious King’s College in London, passing with distinction.
Dr Vera Zirojevic
Dr. Vera Zirojevic graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Dental Science degree with Honours in 2002, receiving the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award as the most outstanding student. She was also an international speaker presenting at the 79th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR in Japan (2001).
Dr Ashlee Bence
Dr Bence grew up in Melbourne where she completed a Bachelor of Nursing with Honours and a Post Graduate in Critical Care Nursing with Distinction. She worked in intensive care, coronary care and emergency for 6 years before moving to Perth to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine at UWA.
Dr Claudia Marino
Dr Claudia was born, raised and educated here in Perth, first with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and then later pursuing her childhood dream by completing the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at UWA.
Dr Michael Ang
Dr Michael Ang was born and raised in Auckland, NZ. He graduated from the University of Otago, Dunedin with Merit where he also received the hospital award. He started work in the NZ hospital system before travelling to the UK and around Australia. After transitioning into private practice he finally set roots in Perth in 2011 to start a family. Michael is now a father of two and appreciates the importance of building strong relationships with his patients and families. With over 20 years experience Michael is excited to be finally able to work within his local community where he lives.