Providing expert dentistry services for all ages, TLC Dental Clinic offers a range of reliable treatments for senior citizens and veterans throughout Perth. Whether you’re a regular patient or a newcomer to our practice, we’ll ensure you receive the very best dental intervention for your needs.

As we age, our teeth change along with the rest of our body, and even if you have great oral hygiene, enamel can weaken and become discoloured over time. It’s important to get regular check-ups, so we can spot any problems as soon as they appear and keep your smile happy and healthy.

Dr Charles Love BDSc (WA) BSc Principal Dentist

Charlie Love completed a Bachelor of Science at UWA. During his time away from study Charlie backpacked around Africa for 2 years. Once returned from his travels Charlie completed a Bachelor of Dentistry at UWA in 1983. Charlie has been working with TLC Dental since 1989. In his spare time Charlie enjoys snorkeling, yoga, photography, and swimming. Over the years Charlie has participated in the Avon Descent, and World Masters Waterpolo.

Dr Ian McCarrey BDSc (WA) Principal Dentist

Born and raised in Perth, Ian graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1983. After working in a suburban government dental clinic for a year, Ian moved to the United Kingdom to live and work for four years. Whilst working in private practice, Ian completed a certificate from the Society of Advanced Anaesthesia in Dentistry. Upon returning to Perth, Ian established TLC Dental with Dr Charles Love, and they have grown from one location to multiple sites, offering an extensive range of services.

Continuous professional development has been a constant in Ian’s career. Oral rehabilitation to replace missing teeth and improving the function and appearance of existing teeth are of particular interest. Consequently, Ian has developed advanced skills and knowledge in Implantology, Porcelain Veneers, Crown and Bridgework. In recent years, Ian has done further training in the understanding and treatment of Sleep Apnoea and Snoring and the consequences of these conditions to overall health and well being. Volunteer Dentistry in Northern Australia and overseas have been recent additions to Ian’s accomplishments.

In Ian’s personal life, family is a strong focus, with two now adult children whom have both been subjected to their father’s enthusiastic coaching of junior sport, which continues today with armchair coaching of the Fremantle Dockers. Ian has participated in a variety of sporting endeavours over the years and is currently very enthusiastic at playing questionable golf.

Dr Simeon Hunter BDSc (WA)

Dr. Simeon Hunter joined the team at Mandurah North Dental Clinic in January 1994, immediately after his graduation from Dental School at the University of WA. He has worked full time at Mandurah for more than 20 years, and still sees many of his original patients. Simeon has experience in all areas of dentistry and has mentored many of the dentists who have worked at Mandurah North over the years. He has a keen interest in Root Canal Therapy, and Implant Dentistry. Simeon firmly believes in continued dental education and regularly attends professional development courses. Simeon is very involved with his religion, and is a dedicated husband, and father of four not so young children. He has a keen interest in the outdoors and enjoys holidays and camping trips with family and extended family, exploring the many different parts of our great state of Western Australia. Adventures further afield have included Tasmania, Fraser Island, Cooktown, Simpson Desert, The Dig Tree and Uluru – not to mention more than twenty five driving trips across the Nullarbor to visit relatives and friends in Eastern states.

Dr Diana Zalanowski BDSc (WA) DipApSc (WA)

Diana graduated with a Degree of Bachelor of Dental Science in 2001 at the University of Western Australia. She also has a Diploma of Applied Science. Diana initially worked in the country town of Northam for a year. She has now worked as an associate dentist at the Winthrop Dental Clinic since 2002.

Diana has genuine a rapport with her patients, providing the whole family’s dental requirements in a caring approach. Diana is interested and offers treatment for all aspects of dentistry including preventative, restorative, cosmetic, veneers, crowns, implant crowns, bridges, rotary root canal treatments, teeth whitening and bruxism (grinding). She is able to offer Invisalign orthodontics and appliances for snoring and sleep apnoea if suitable. She is qualified to administer dentofacial neuromodulators. Diana regularly attends courses to further her knowledge and skills, enabling her to offer patients the latest developments available.

Dr James Monk BDSc (WA)

Dr. James Monk graduated from the University of WA in 1998 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. After three years in public dentistry, James joined TLC Dental in 2002 and has enjoyed seeing patients at Bluegum and Chisham Avenue ever since. James enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. He is developing a keen interest in sleep dentistry and his current professional development is focused on this area. Away from work, James’ time mostly revolves around his young family. He enjoys running for fitness, bushwalking and training each year for the Oxfam Trailwalker. After eleven long years, James is also being forced to reconsider his Western Force membership.

Dr Cletus Fimmel BDSc (WA)

Dr Cletus Fimmel is a UWA graduate with 20 years experience across the multi-faceted spectrum that is General Dental Practice. He appreciates the peace of mind that comes with well discussed treatment and strives to help patients better realise their dental needs, goals and expectations. Cletus is an active member of two dental study groups including DSGWA, and often seeks Specialist/Generalist interactions for optimal outcomes where possible. He works part time. Past-times include remote camping and the difficult art of watercolours. BDSc (WA) 1994, Dip. Clinical Hypnosis 1998 (ASH).

Dr Mark Taylor BDS

Dr Mark Taylor has a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science and a Bachelor of Dental surgery both from Sheffield University, UK. His key interests in dentistry relate to family care, paediatrics, restorative treatment, working with elderly and special care dentistry. Outside of dentistry his hobbies include competing in triathlons, crossfit and strength & conditioning, he is also an avid runner and ocean swimmer. Other hobbies include playing the guitar, piano, and singing in the shower. Before becoming a dentist Dr Mark Taylor was a chef and still enjoys experimenting with food and drink pairing, and happy to eat whenever and wherever and with whoever!

Dr Ken Tan BDSc (UQ) Dip Implant Dent (RCSEd)

Dr. Tan is a General Dentist who speaks both Mandarin and English and has studied at some of the world’s leading universities and dental institutions.
Each year, Dr. Tan performs between 500 – 1000 dental implants, so it’s no wonder he is highly regarded as an elite dental implant dentist.
After graduating from the University of Queensland and receiving the ‘Professor R R Stephens’ prize, Dr. Tan joined a practice specialising in oral surgery and dental implants. Over the next four years, he honed his skills and built the foundations for his career.
Dr. Tan went on to further his qualifications by obtaining a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, one of the most established and respected surgical corporations in the world. This was followed with even further study, graduating from the Master Clinician Programme in Implant Dentistry in Los Angeles, USA.
Dr. Tan is also a lecturer in the field of dental implants and has presented both locally and nationally.
While his work as a surgeon is often applauded by colleagues, it is the smiles and praise from his patients that mean the most.

Dr Anthony Giummarra BDSc (NSW) DMD (WA)

Anthony is originally from Melbourne, completing his undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Biomedical Science at La Trobe University before moving over to Western Australia to complete his Doctor of Dental Medicine at UWA. Following this Anthony moved to the Top End and worked in a busy dental practice in Darwin where he furthered his general dental knowledge and enjoyed treating patients with a variety of dental needs. Anthony is passionate about dentistry and strives to provide the highest quality care. He has interests in all aspects of dentistry including preventative and children’s dentistry, with a growing interest in minor oral surgery and implants. Outside of dentistry Anthony enjoys cooking, fishing, and spending time with his friends and family.

Dr Natasha Mahiepala BDS (QLD)

Dr Natasha Mahiepala is one of the newest members to join the team at TLC and brings with her a passion for providing quality dental care with a friendly, relaxed approach.Dr Natasha graduated from James Cook University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. After growing up in the North-West of Australia, she followed a career opportunity across the country to sunny Far North Queensland to pursue her interest in dental science. Her university training allowed her to benefit from working in a range of different environments, from rural and remote locations such as Darwin/Tiwi Islands and Cairns/Tablelands region, to high end metropolitan practises. During her degree, she was also fortunate enough to be sponsored for an enriching 4 week international placement at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka, which focused on oral medicine, oral surgery and oral pathology. Her passion and interest in the field of paediatrics allowed her team research project surrounding Paediatric Dental Anxiety to be recognised and published in the European Paediatric Dental Journal and she was also invited to present the findings at a global conference on education and psychological sciences hosted in Taiwan. Dr Natasha enjoys practising all aspects of dentistry. She is currently developing her interest in orthodontics, and is pleased to be offering the latest treatment in ‘clear braces’ to the TLC patients. Outside the dental surgery, Dr Natasha really enjoys event planning, keeping fit, exploring as much of the world as possible and trying her hand at becoming a masterchef in the kitchen.

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