We believe it is our team that makes Island Dental the exceptional
Each and every member of the Island Dental team is focused on one thing and one thing only: providing you with an unsurpassed dental experience that meets your unique needs.
“Our aim is simple… to provide you and your family exceptional care that is suited to you and your dental health care needs”.
Jane Goode – Practice Manager
Dr Rocco Bueti
Dr Rocco Bueti graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1999 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Health Science. He began his career by opening his own dental practice, his excellent quality of services and friendly nature allowed him to expand.
Dr Rocco frequently attends local, national and international conferences to keep up-to-date with the latest research and current guidelines. This helps to be able to offer his patients with the best treatments possible regarding cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign and implants.
Dr Rocco enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, travelling and following his beloved Adelaide United Football Club.
Dr Penny Shafiee
Dr Penny Shafiee obtained her degree in Dental Sciences in Canada before moving to Australia to study Dental Surgery. With over 10 years of dental experience she takes pride in having a holistic and gentle approach to dentistry.
Dr Penny enjoys delivering a wide range of restorative and cosmetic dental treatments including veneers and crowns. She has completed post-graduate courses and education programs in implantology and is an active member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI).
Dr Penny offers facial anti-wrinkle treatment and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) non-invasive muscle relaxant treatment to prevent and reduce clenching and grinding habits.
In her spare time, Dr Penny enjoys spending time with her family and friends and participating in education courses.
Dr Oriza Laprea
Dr Oriza Laprea graduated from the University of Carabobo in Venezuela in 2013 before moving to Australia in 2016.
Dr Oriza cares about making her patients feel comfortable and giving them a smile to be proud of and enjoys connecting with her patients to be able to offer tailored care to each of her patients.
Her special interests include cosmetic dentistry and implantology. Dr Oriza frequently attends dental conferences and courses to ensure she is up-to-date with all the new techniques.
Outside of her work, Oriza enjoys the outdoors, hiking, rock climbing and walks along the beach.
Our Dental Hygiene and Therapy team is trained to highest levels, to assist you to achieve your oral hygiene goals, and also to partner with our dentists to treat patients in more complex circumstances.
Our Dental Hygienists and Oral Health Therapist are a core part of the preventive dental plans and treatments we offer at Island Dental. They are trained in preventative, educational, and therapeutic methods in dental hygiene and working with you to care for your smile.
Our team focus on helping you maintain the best care possible for your teeth and gums by:
- identifying areas for improvement in your oral health routine,
- partnering with you to develop personalised oral health care habits,
- helping you keep your own teeth healthy for life.
Oral Health Therapist
Oral Health Therapist
Our Dental Assistants
Our Dental Assistants pride themselves on ensuring that your experience at Island Dental is uniquely serene and relaxed, and that you will look forward to visiting us again and again.
Our outstanding Dental Assistants are an invaluable part of the superb dental team we have assembled at Island Dental, all experienced in offering a wide range of services.
Each Dental Assistant works closely with our Dentists at all stages throughout your dental treatment. They are focused on your oral health care and wellbeing, with strong attention to detail, ensuring your comfort throughout your visit.
Our Front Office Team
Our dedicated front office team are the backboneof Island Dental.
They are often the first people from Island Dental that you will encounter, when you pick up the telephone to call us, and are always able to take care of your inquiry or booking in a genuine, caring and efficient way.
Many who visit Island Dental remark on the smoothness and efficiency of how we operate and this would not be possible without the Island Dental reception team managing the day-to-day running of the practice with a high standard of attention, organisation, and commitment.
This in turn allows us to offer you the ultimate level of effectiveness in your dental treatments, as well as the relaxing, seamless and friendly atmosphere of our practice.
But don’t take our word for it.
Looking for a dentist in the Western Suburbs? We invite you to visit Island Dental for a tour, give us a call on 84499777 to arrange a time to see our beautiful practice.