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We’re an experienced team of dental professionals, passionate about restorative dental care and committed to giving you the smile of a lifetime. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice!
Dr David Norcross is the founder of Perth’s dedicated implant clinic, Perth Dental Implant Centre and has been restoring patients’ smiles using dental implants for over 13 years.
Dr Norcross opened the clinic in response to a lack of affordable and reliable implant dentistry solutions available within the community. Dr Norcross is passionate about providing high quality missing teeth solutions that patients can afford to maintain throughout their lifetime.
Dr Norcross’ experience spans over a decade of cases and advanced implant dentistry courses, including a 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) and a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Australian Society of Implant Dentistry.
His close team all share his passion and commitment to implant dentistry.
Patrick Barrett-Lennard has almost two decades’ experience custom-designing high quality dental prosthetics, including fixed All-On-4® implant bridges and overdentures.
In 2005, Patrick Barrett-Lennard completed a Certificate 3 in Dental Technology, before completing an Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics at the Central Institute Of Technology in Perth, in 2012 and also an Implant Retained Overdenture Course at RMIT in 2018.
For 12 years, Patrick was employed by and managed one of the largest dental prosthetic clinics and laboratories in Perth. His passion for designing natural-looking prosthetics free of imperfections, drove him to establish his very own dental laboratory, Dental Engineering in 2014. Owning and running his own laboratory has allowed Patrick to maintain complete control over every product he manufactures, from the initial model pouring stage right to the final polishing process.
Since opening Dental Engineering, Patrick has worked with many prosthodontists and high-profile dentists in Perth, including Dr Norcross. He has expanded his skillset and equipment to be able to provide a wide range of products including milled titanium implant bars and bridges (also known as immediate final bridges).
When Patrick isn’t at work, he enjoys spending time with family, camping and 4×4 touring, as well as custom-designing one-of-kind products in woodworking, blacksmithing, metalworking and furniture fabrication.
Donagh McDonagh began his career in Dental Technology in Dublin, Ireland. In 1984, he qualified as a Dental Technician and then moved to Australia in 1987. Donagh then qualified as a Dental Prosthetist in 1990 and has been finessing his skills and expertise in field of dental prosthetics for the past 30 years.
Donagh is a highly-esteemed, reputable Prosthetist within the dental industry. He is constantly adding to his unique skillset, experience and knowledge of cosmetic and implant-supported dentures.
Donagh prides himself on providing high quality, natural-looking dentures that help his patients regain the aesthetic appearance and functionality of their smiles. Donagh applies an exceptional level of patient care in his work that has gained him trust and respect amongst his patients.
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 painless 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 become GP’s at WAGPET and is a Fellowship 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.
Sara began working as Head Nurse at our sister practice Kelmscott Dental in 2017, before being promoted to Clinical Coordinator across our three practices.
With over 10 years’ experience in the industry, 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.
Did you know there’s no such thing as an implant dentist? There are dentists and specialists, that’s it.
Skilled and experienced general dentists who practice implant dentistry have no recognised title in Australia. That’s why it’s important to choose a dentist you trust and feel comfortable with, when it comes to treatment. We recommend checking for these trust factors in a dentist:
Read our blog on How to Choose the Right Dentist for your Dental Implants.
Dr David Norcross is a general dentist who has dedicated his career to placing dental implants, and has completed extensive training over the past 13 years. He places over 300 dental implants each year at our dedicated dental implant clinics in Kelmscott and East Vic Park.
Dental implant costs usually start from $3700 for a single tooth implant. Total treatment costs can vary depending on your unique needs, how many implants you’re having placed, whether bone or gum grafting is needed, the dental implant system you choose, crown or bridge materials and the experience of the Prosthetist manufacturing your teeth.
At Perth Dental Implant Centre, we develop a dental implant treatment plan to perfectly meet your dental and financial needs for the best outcome. During your initial consultation, we assess your suitability for dental implants, all cost options, payment plan solutions and check any private health fund rebates you may be entitled to, using our HCAPS machine. Book your initial consultation today.
At Perth Dental Implant Centre, Head Dentist Dr David Norcross has dedicated the majority of his career to the ongoing education and placement of dental implants. With over 13 years’ experience, he has completed a number of international implant surgery training courses, including a Master Clinician in Implant Dentistry Programme gaining certificates from the Global Institute for Dental Education and the University of California in Los Angeles.
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 at two dedicated Perth Dental Implant Centres located in Kelmscott and East Victoria Park.
For a single dental implant, the treatment can take 3-9 months to complete and a number of appointments. We may also need to take x-rays of the implant and bone at different stages of the treatment. We do not charge for additional visits or x-rays required during your dental implant treatment.