Ogilvie Dental Centre

Meet the Team at Ogilvie Dental Centre

dental practise accredited.pngAt Ogilvie Dental Centre, we are a family-owned practice committed to providing the highest possible standard of dental treatment.

Our state-of-the-art practice in Mount Pleasant provides high quality, professional dental treatment and oral hygiene care in a friendly, relaxed environment. Our highly experienced team is dedicated to helping our patients achieve the very best dental health.

We understand that going to the dentist might be a nerve-wracking experience for some. Our team is experienced in treating all types of patients, whether young or old. Our dentists are especially proficient in looking after special needs and anxious patients. 

From simple dental care consultations to more complex procedures, our dentists will help you achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful teeth.

All health funds are welcome, and we also offer flexible payment plans for those without private health insurance.

Dr Hilary Thean, BDS, MSc (Lond), FAMS

Principal Dentist

"A healthy set of teeth is a gift for life"

Dr Hilary provides General and Preventative Dentistry for all ages. She has a special interest in digital dentistry, dentures, geriatric dentistry, implants, crowns and bridgework.

Hilary graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and obtained her Masters at the Institute of Dental Surgery at the University of London. She has been a senior lecturer at NUS and has practiced for over 35 years in Singapore, London and now Australia. She is also currently a part time lecturer at the University of Western Australia (UWA).

Hilary founded Ogilvie Dental Centre in order to give her friends and neighbours access to the best modern dental care around. She wants nothing more than to see her patients leave her clinic with happy, healthy teeth and a confident smile.

Hilary also believes that patient education and oral health information is key.  She says, “we can fix it but you have to partner with us to maintain it”.  Clinic protocols at Ogilvie Dental Centre are designed around active maintenance of oral health and preventative care.

Dr Pat Foo

"With children, making a connection to build trust is important. I speak childrenese :)"

Dr Pat graduated from the University of Queensland. She has worked as a dentist for over 28 years in both the private and public health sectors treating a wide range of patients of all ages and demographics.

Pat specialises in working with children, the elderly and those with special needs. She is a dentist with a passion for her community and a long history of involvement in youth development. She is well known by her patients and friends for her kind and gentle nature.

Pat speaks English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese.  She is also working on an Auslan language course this year to better communicate with and assist the hearing or speech imnpaired.

Dr Franscoise T S Chin, BDS (Manchester)

Dentist

"Building and maintaining a good patient-dentist relationship is essential."

Dr Franscoise (also known as Frances) is an experienced, caring and gentle dentist who focuses on building life-long relationships with her patients through great communication and excellent dentistry.  She enjoys all aspects of her craft with a particular interest in cosmetic, restorative and endodontics dentistry.

Dr Frances graduated from the University of Manchester, UK and has been in continuous dental practice for more than 24 years. In addition to English, she speaks fluent Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Hakka, Hokkien and Cantonese.  She has built considerable experience in private practice, both as an Associate Dentist and a Practice Owner in Malaysia before relocating to Perth.

Lene Charleton

Practice Manager

Sharon Lee

Patient Co-ordinator

Cara Howes

Receptionist

A Healthy Smile is Just a Click Away