Meet Our Team

Our entire team at Banksia Grove Family Dental are dedicated to providing professional dental care to help improve your dental health and appearance. We have a special focus on children and use the latest preventative dental treatments to ensure they have the best teeth moving into adulthood.

The Dentists and Gum Specialist at Banksia Grove Family Dental have many years of clinical and teaching experience in all areas of dentistry.  All of our Dentists and Dental Specialist trained and graduated at prestigious Australian and International universities.  For more information on each of our passionate family dentists, please click on the name below:

Dr Jeni Yuan

Dr Jeni graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Mastered in Genetics at the Universities of Sydney and NSW, after which she worked as a geneticist at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney. Jeni later followed her passion and completed training in Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Melbourne, it was there Jeni met her now husband, who tempted her over to the good like in Western Australia!

She finds the delicate work of dentistry highly rewarding and strive to achieve the best outcomes for her patients.

Having had much dental treatment as a child, Jenni understands the stress of enduring complex and lengthy dental procedures. This is ever-present in her mind when treating her patients.

Jeni greatly enjoys working with the wonderful staff at Banksia Grove and feels privileged to be part of the local community.

Dr Joshua Pang

Dentist bio to come

Dr Kalen White

Dr Kalen White graduated from Cardiff Dental School with Honours. He then practised in nearby Newport before moving to Perth in 2018.

Dr Kalen White is interested in all areas of Dentistry and particularly enjoys Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery as well as offering Invisalign treatment for cosmetic alignment. He regularly attends courses and seminars to keep himself up to date and to ensure he can always provide the best care to his patients.

Dr Kalen White enjoys helping nervous patients overcome their fear of going to the dentist and takes great pride in helping make their visits as enjoyable as possible.

Outside of dentistry, Dr Kalen White enjoys working on cars, going to the movies, cooking and going for walks with his two dogs.

Dr Kevin O'Connell

Born and raised in Cork, Ireland. Kevin Graduated from the University College Cork in 2016 and has been working in private practice since.

Kevin made the move to Melbourne in December 2018. Since then, he has been contributing to the field through his work in private practices, focusing on delivering high-quality dentistry with a particular interest in restorative procedures.

Apart from his professional pursuits, Kevin is an enthusiastic Arsenal fan and enjoys playing sports such as Gaelic football and rugby.

Kevin also has for passion in meeting new people and exploring various cultures through travel.

Dr Rahma Anis

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Dr Rahma Anis graduated with her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Birmingham in 2022.

Following her graduation, she embarked on a foundation training program in the British National Health Service (NHS), which set the foundation for her commitment to providing exceptional dental care.

She has now worked for two years in busy NHS practices in the UK, where she has gained a breadth of experience in treating and examining a variety of dental health concerns. Rahma has recently moved to Perth from the UK and is excited to be joining our wonderful community. Understanding the importance of lifelong learning, she is currently pursuing a Diploma in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry.

Rahma’s approach to dental care is holistic, focusing not only on treating dental issues but also on preventative care and patient education, empowering patients to maintain optimal oral health. She believes in creating a warm, welcoming environment where all patients feel valued, heard, and relaxed.

As she makes the transition from the UK to Perth, she is excited to bring her skills, experiences, and enthusiasm for dental health to serve the community here! Outside of the dental surgery, Rahma loves cycling with her husband, playing sports and going to the gym! She also loves cooking for her family and friends.

Dr Wesley Huupponen

Dr Wesley graduated with Honours in Dentistry from the University of WA in 2002.  Dr Wesley has extracted thousands of wisdom teeth for his patients for over 12 years.  He receives regular referrals from other dentists and patients for difficult extractions and the removal of wisdom teeth.  His knowledge and experience in wisdom teeth removal have already helped thousands of patients with wisdom teeth pain, including many of our own dental nurses.

Dr Wesley owned and operated his own dental surgery in rural Kalgoorlie for over 8 years before relocating home to Perth.  He is an experienced, gentle and friendly dental surgeon, putting you at ease for your dental treatment.  He works together with many experienced dental sedationists and medical anesthetists to make your wisdom teeth removal safe, easy and comfortable through sleep dentistry.

Dr Wesley is an active member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), registered with the Dental Board of Australia and operates from Perth Central Dental Centre (Twilight sedation/Sleep Dentistry), Colin Street Day Surgery (GA) and Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital (GA).

Pierra Brown - Oral Health Therapist

Pierra Brown has been in the dental industry for the last 6 years, starting out as a dental nurse and has now completed a degree in Oral Health Therapy.

Pierra has a background in childcare and a Diploma in Children’s Services and is happy to treat your little ones dental needs and teach them about their teeth!

In her spare time you’ll find Pierra playing indoor beach volleyball, looking after her two budgies and waiting patiently for international travel to open again.

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