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Dr Steven Soukoulis

PERIODONTIST

MDS (Perio Adel) Clin Dip Dent (Adel)

About Steven Soukoulis

Dr Soukoulis graduated in a masters of periodontics in 2001 after completing a clinical residency in the Adelaide dental hospital. At that time he also worked in the medically compromised clinic giving him well rounded experience in dental trauma, dental patients with systemic diseases, and implantology. He moved into private practice and has continued to expand his practice in implantology and heavily involved in education both in Australia and abroad. Finally he has been a founding member of the DIR and to this day continues to support its activities.

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Dr Hezel Cohen

PROSTHODONTIST

B.Ch.D (Stell) Cert. Pros. (Kings) DCD Pros (Melb) FAANZP MRACDS (Pros)

About Hezel Cohen

Dr Hezel Cohen graduated with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Stellenbosch in 2001. In 2008 he moved to Australia and worked as a general dentist in Central Queensland for five years where he continued to gain invaluable experience in all aspects of dentistry, especially in oral surgery and restorative dentistry. As a respected member of several dental organisations, Dr Cohen has been invited as a guest speaker to several local dental events and is actively involved in the continual education for young dentists since returning to Perth in 2019. Dr Cohen has joined the team at Centre for Prosthodontics as an associate in 2020. Finally, Dr Cohen is a respected member of a number of societies including: AANZP, ITI, ICP, APS, AOS, ADA and MRACDS.

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Dr Houman Larijani

DENTAL & IMPLANT SURGEON

DDS (Hons), Mph (Curtin), MSc (Oral Implantology-Germany)

Dr Houman Larijani

Dr. Houman Larijani, an experienced dental and implant surgeon, is specialized in dento-alveolar surgery, implantology, and complex dentistry. Graduating with a DDS with First Class Honours in 2006, he furthered his education with a Master of Public Health and a Master of Science in Oral Implantology. Dr. Larijani practices a wide range of surgical techniques daily, focusing on everything from single implants to full-mouth rehabilitations.

Committed to evidence-based practice and research, he contributes to the International Journal of Dentistry and mentors general dentists. Besides his own practice, he serves as a visiting surgeon and Visiting Medical Officer across Melbourne, performing complex surgeries and aesthetic prosthodontic rehabilitations in both private practices and hospitals.

Dr. Larijani is an active member of several professional dental associations, including the ADA, ASP, ITI, AOS, and the RACDS, highlighting his dedication to his field and professional development.

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Rochelle Fisher

DENTAL SURGICAL ASSISTANT

About Rochelle Fisher

25 years ago, Rochelle started her very first dental assisting job in the UK having studied at Leeds dental institute. She has then gone on to work with dentists, consultants, and professors worldwide in practices from the UK to Australia.


Rochelle has been a dental surgical assistant for most of her professional life. She has coordinated treatment and clinical practices for the likes of Larry Benge and Prof Weisenfled and has hours of “in the trenches” experience. She knows what makes a practice profitable, compliant, safe (for patients and staff alike) and stress-free. Rochelle believes in the whole team approach (thorough training for the entire team) and is passionate about education, training and best practice.

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