MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS
Dr Steven Soukoulis
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.
Dr Hezel Cohen
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.
Dr Houman Larijani
DDS (HONS) (IRI), MPH (CURTIN)
Dr Houman Larijani
Graduating with top honours in 2006 and the highest GPA in dentistry ever achieved at the Gilan University of Medical Sciences, Houman was immediately drawn to the world of complex oral surgery, working as a general dentist in a specialist maxillofacial clinic.
Having also completed postgraduate training in oral surgery, periodontics and prosthodontics, the highly-trained Dr Larijani is in high demand – now working in private practice as a visiting implant surgeon across Melbourne.
He has served as a clinical mentor for newly graduated dentists and is also in the final stages of candidacy for his fellowship in the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRCDS). Having performed over 1,000 implant surgeries, Houman is well versed in a wide range of surgical techniques.
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.