At Kelmscott Dental all our staff are in a continual process of education to ensure that we remain ahead of the game. All of our dentists hold general registration as Dental Practitioners and continuing our belief in education, our dentists will always endeavour to provide you with all the information and options available allowing you to make an informed decision regarding your oral health. Our dentists are all experienced in their fields and committed to providing quality, comfortable and efficient dentistry treatment.
Dr David Norcross
Dr David Norcross became the principal dentist at Kelmscott Dental in 2011. Prior to joining our practice, he spent five years in a general practice in England before eventually relocating to Australia. He has extensive experience in many areas of dentistry including surgical, advanced restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr Norcross also has a keen interest in the safe removal of mercury amalgam fillings.
Dr Norcross graduated from Leeds University (England) in 2006, being awarded with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He remains up-to-date with the latest dental techniques, technologies and developments through post graduate education. In 2009, he completed an Advanced Restorative Course at the North of England Dental Academy. Following this, he completed a year-long modular course in Implant Dentistry accredited by the British Academy of Dental Implantology in 2010. More recently in 2013, Dr Norcross completed his Master Clinician in Implant Dentistry Programme gaining certificates from the Global Institute for Dental Education (gIDE) and UCLA.
Dr Norcross is a lecturer and mentor for MIS Implants and the Dental Implantology Academy (DIA). He delivers several dental implant training courses and live surgery demonstrations every year for new and emerging dentists, and places over 300 dental implants each year. His extensive training, skills and passion for implant dentistry, coupled with positive patient outcomes has earned Dr Norcross a favourable reputation as one of Perth’s best dentists placing implants.
Priding himself on his gentle approach and excellent patient manner, Dr Norcross is skilled in dealing with even the most nervous dental patients. He wants to make coming to the dentist the most comfortable experience it can be, for every patient he sees. Dr Norcross and his associate dentists work closely with Dr Christine Troy offering various treatments under intravenous sedation. This includes simple and complex dental care for very nervous patients and the extraction of impacted wisdom teeth.
Dr. Norcross is available for cosmetic, surgical and dental implant consultations and treatments provided at Kelmscott Dental and sister clinics EVP Dental and Mount Lawley Dental. He also provides consultations for wisdom teeth removal and dental implants out of our dedicated implant clinic, Perth Dental Implant Centre.
Dr Abraham Thavamani
B. D. S. , PG CertPH., NZDREX
Dr Abraham Thavamani graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in India in 2004, before moving to NZ and gaining a Post Graduate Certificate in Public Health from the University of Auckland. In 2005, he completed his New Zealand Dentist Registration Examination (NZDREX). He worked for nearly 10 years in dental practices in Auckland, NZ before moving to Perth in 2015.
Dr Abraham has completed several postgraduate training programmes in restorative dentistry, dental implants, dental lasers, orthodontics including Invisalign® and endodontics (root canal therapy). He performs all aspects of general dentistry and has a special interest in root canal treatments, tooth extractions, cosmetic dentistry, crowns & bridges and restorative dental care.
Abraham has written a number of articles and conducted lectures for Henry Schein, NZ with pioneering work in Diagnocam, a diagnostic tool used in dentistry.
A holistic approach to dentistry, along with a warm and caring nature makes Abraham an asset to the Kelmscott Dental team.
Abraham is happily married to his lovely wife Ane and has two sons, Ammiel & Zuriel and two daughters, Kefira & Shifra. Outside of work, Abraham enjoys reading books, riding his bike and playing cricket. Abraham is also a Pastor and teaches bible studies to younger generations at his Church.
Dr Adam White
B.ch.D MJDF RCS (UK)
Dr Adam White graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University of Leeds 2013.
Adam completed his membership of the joint dental faculties Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2015, showing commitment to post graduate education.
He completed a year-long oral surgery training appointment at York Hospital UK, concentrating on the removal of impacted wisdom teeth before moving to Australia in 2015. Since then, he has been working in private practice and furthering his skills as a dentist.
Adam has completed a prosthodontic mini-residency programme with world-renowned dentists Dr Tony Rotondo and Dr Micheal Mandikos, where he learnt how to perform complex aesthetic and functional full mouth rehabilitations.
Adam is currently undertaking a double masters in Prosthodontics based at Kings College in London, where he returns to annually. He has completed three of the four-year programme which involves complex cosmetic rehabilitations, functional rehabilitations and implant procedures. He has also completed implant surgery training with MIS implants and currently works with Dr David Norcross placing dental implants.
Adam also has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry, providing smile makeovers using ceramic and composite veneers. He is also a certified Invisalign® provider and with these skills can plan the best route to your smile. You can follow Adam’s smile makeovers on Instagram here.
Outside of workm he is a keen traveller, cross-fitter, skier (and level 1 CSIA qualified instructor) and a certified PADI rescue diver.
Dr Mohammed Soliman
Dr Mohamed Soliman joined the team here at Kelmscott Dental in 2017.
After graduating from Cairo University in Egypt with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2004, he received his Australian qualification in Sydney in 2015 and has completed mini residency in prosthodontics in 2019.
He has over 15 years of experience in general dentistry and special interests in Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign.
He thrives to make dental visits as pleasant as possible for all patients, he is extremely passionate about providing gentle, caring and pain free dentistry. He knows the value and importance of good communication, honesty and empathy with patients, so that they can make informed choices in order to achieve exceptional results.
He speaks 2 languages, English and Arabic.
When away from dentistry, he likes to maintain his well-being through spending time with family, going to the gym and watching movies.
Dr Vanessa Cho
Vanessa was born and raised here in Perth, she studied dentistry at UWA and graduated in 2012. Since then Vanessa has been working in private practice and also tutoring at the university acting as a mentor for the students.
Her favourite part of dentistry is giving people confidence to smile again and helping people conquer their fear of the dentist! And of course, meeting their families.
On the weekends Vanessa likes catching up with friends, finding new eateries around Perth and baking.
Dr Emilia Bonfanti
Emilia graduated from the University of Glasgow. After practicing dentistry in Scotland, she made the move to Australia four years ago in search of a warmer climate. Prior to joining Kelmscott Dental, Emilia worked at Melbourne Dental Hospital providing emergency care and also at a private practice in Perth.
Emilia enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, especially cosmetic dentistry and is an Invisalign® provider.
In her spare time, Emilia can be found keeping fit, socialising with friends and travelling to new places.
Dr Rainer Anderson
BSc (Melb), DMD (UWA)
Rainer completed his undergraduate in Melbourne and went on to complete post graduate studies in Perth at the University of Western Australia.
Rainer has been practising dentistry for several years, expanding his experience across various fields of dentistry including dental trauma, wisdom tooth removal surgery and other surgical procedures. He has a keen interest in implant dentistry and is spending time expanding his skills under Dr Norcross.
In his spare time, Rainer enjoys playing water polo and all things music.
Dr Christine Troy
Dr Christine Troy has more than 25 years’ experience as a Doctor. She received her Bachelor Degree in Medicine (MBBS) in Melbourne in 1994 and Post Graduate Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners FRACGP in 2010.
Dr Troy has worked exclusively in dental sedations since 2010. She provides intravenous sedation that allows patients to be able to have treatment in a safe and pain-free manner. Dr Troy monitors essential medical signs during patient procedures, including brain wave monitoring, to achieve a comfortable dental experience.
Since 2010, she has worked collaboratively with Dr Dave Norcross and his team of associate dentists. The Magic Sedations team includes Catherine (secretary and patient liaison), and Registered Nurses; Karine, Di and Kylie. Dr Troy also has an extensive range of experience including 10 years as a VMO in an emergency department, two years in hospital anaesthesia as part of the accredited Specialist Anaesthetist Training Program with ANZCA and has completed the requirements of the Joint Consultative Committees of ANZCA/RACGP/ACRRM to work as a GP Anaesthetist. In addition, she has been a generalist GP and worked in Palliative Care. She is a current educator for the training of doctors to becoP’s at WAGPET and is a Fellowshi Examiner for the RACGP.
Dr Troy’s technique allows deep sedation and pain relief tailored to each individual and dentist. She likes to work in collaboration with her patients, helping them to overcome past or present dental trauma, in the hopes of providing a pleasant and relaxed experience throughout treatment.
Charity graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy and joined Kelmscott Dental in 2020. Charity has previously worked as Student Clinician for Dental Health Services, Mount Henry and for Oral Health Centre of WA. Charity has a keen passion in oral health education and showing patients how to look after their oral health.
Outside of work, Charity enjoys live music performance and dance choreography. She has previously graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (WAAPA) and speaks Malay.
Our Dental Nurses
Our team of dental nurses assist the dentists and care for you throughout your treatment, ensuring you are as comfortable as possible.