Kelmscott Dental are your friendly local dentists offering gentle and affordable oral health care you can trust. Come and experience dental care as it should be.
From general check-ups, to smile makeovers to missing teeth solutions, we cater for even the most nervous patients. Come and see why we’re the preferred local dentist in Kelmscott. We accept all major health funds and offer payment plans to help you access treatment when you need it.
Kelmscott Dental holds voluntary QIP accreditation, which means we adhere to a set of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards that are incorporated into everyday practice culture and patient safety.
We’ve also been designated an All-On-4® Centre of Excellence, one of only a handful of clinics in Australia.
For fixed and removable teeth replacement solutions you can rely upon. Whether you need to replace one, several or all missing teeth with All-On-4® implants, we can help you smile again.
Services include wisdom tooth removal and other extractions, along with a range of sedation options such as sleep dentistry, oral sedation and general anaesthesia to help care for even the most nervous of patients.
Want to improve the appearance and function of your smile? Our cosmetic dentists can address a wide range of aesthetic and functional concerns including chipped, damaged, misaligned or discoloured teeth.
Kelmscott Dental is one of the larger dental teams in the local area and have over 70 years’ combined experience, caring for local smiles. Swipe left for each team member’s profile.
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 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 has completed clinical residencies at MALO Clinic in Melbourne and Portugal, learning about advanced techniques in All-On-4® full mouth rehabilitation and has recently restricted his clinical practice to surgical and implant dentistry. His implant dentistry experience spans over a decade of patient cases. In 2023, he was awarded the All-On-4® Centre of Excellence by Nobel Biocare, the founder of the All-On-4 treatment concept.
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 with caring for 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 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 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.
Mohamed has general dentistry experience dating back to 2005 and a special interest in prosthodontics, endodontics, smile makeovers and Invisalign®. Mohamed 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.
Mohamed speaks two 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 Rainer completed his undergraduate in Melbourne and went on to complete postgraduate 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 and other surgical procedures.
Rainer has a keen interest in implant dentistry and has received his Certificate for Master Clinician in Implant Dentistry from the Global Institute of Dental Excellence (gIDE). He is spending time expanding his implant dentistry skills under Dr David Norcross at our dedicated implant clinic, Perth Dental Implant Centre.
In his spare time, Rainer enjoys playing water polo and all things music.
Mwelwa graduated from Curtin University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Oral Health Therapy. Mwelwa has worked in hygiene and therapy roles in both general and orthodontic settings in a number of clinics in Perth.
Mwelwa has a particular interest in preventative dentistry and periodontal care, as well as providing dental care for people living with special needs in a general dental setting.
Mwelwa is an advocate for individuals living with sickle cell disease and the need for better education and awareness of its management in emergency medicine. Outside of work, Mwelwa enjoys all aspects of interior design and home organisation and spends her spare time helping people to declutter their homes and create functional organised spaces.
Chloe graduated from DNA Kingston in Perth with a Certificate 4 in Dental Assisting, in 2018. Chloe has worked across several dental practices in various roles including sterilization nurse, dental nurse and front office coordinator. In July 2022, Chloe began her role as Practice Manager for Kelmscott Dental. She is committed to the management and professional development of both clinical and non-clinical team members, ensuring the entire team is well-trained to deliver high-quality dental care to clients.
Away from work, Chloe loves spending her time with her partner, young daughter and extended family. She’s an enthusiastic foodie who enjoys dining out at new restaurants and relaxing with a glass of wine over the weekend.
Sara began working as Head Nurse at Kelmscott Dental in 2017, before being promoted to Clinical Coordinator and then Clinical Manager across our three practices.
Gaining industry experience since 2012, Sara has extensive knowledge in the fields of implant and oral surgery. She works alongside Dr David Norcross, heading up dental photography and managing all clinical needs including the coordination and management of all stock and surgical equipment.
Sara runs the clinical training and development of staff in assisting with surgical procedures, ensuring the teams operate within QIP accreditation guidelines and protocols and provides ongoing mentoring and training to staff.
Sara lectures, coordinates and assists across MIS implant training courses run by Dr David Norcross for the Dental Implantology Academy (DIA).
Out of surgery, Sara works closely with the management team to develop and implement new clinical policies and procedures. She is also the Assistant Project Manager when it comes to the group’s surgery expansions and relocations.
Courtney is the dedicated Treatment Coordinator for All-On-4® and full mouth implant bridge patients of our dedicated dental clinical clinic, Perth Dental Implant Centre.
Courtney’s role is to facilitate a seamless treatment process and patient experience from beginning to end. This includes educating patients about All-On-4® and full mouth dental implant treatment options, scheduling appointments, reviewing medical history, explaining payment plan options and answering any questions they have.
Courtney most enjoys seeing the change in patients’ willingness to openly smile as their treatment journey comes to an end.
Salam’s dental career began working at Kelmscott Dental as a receptionist in 2009 before graduating with an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Curtin University in 2011.
Salam prides herself in alleviating patients dental fear by adopting a gentle and caring approach ensuring that they have a positive and comfortable experience.
Salam’s passion lies in treating and preventing gum disease, building patient relationships and educating patients on the ways to care for their oral health.
When Salam isn’t looking after your oral health, she loves to bake and spend time exploring different cultures and experiences with her husband and two children.
Dr Preeti Ahlawat is a passionate, caring and friendly dentist who graduated in India in 2009 and had the privilege of working in private practices in India and Singapore before migrating to Australia in 2014.
Preeti enjoys establishing trust and building rapport with her patients whilst guiding them through their care plans. She loves working with patients of all ages and has a keen interest in helping anxious and phobic patients.
Preeti enjoys all aspects of dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry and is a certified Invisalign® provider. She also practices dento-facial injectables with the use of muscle relaxants. This product is used to reduce pain and discomfort associated with bruxism, jaw clenching and temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD). Facial injectables may also be used to treat fine lines, such as frown lines, crows feet and forehead.
Away from the practice, she enjoys travelling, dancing and spending time with family and friends.
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