Meet the team
DR LARA ANDREWS
BSc BDSc (UWA)
Dr Lara Andrews is graduate of the prestigious UWA School of Dentistry. Dr Andrews has worked in dental research as well as private practice since her graduation. She has also worked for the National Dental Foundation and continues to volunteer her services as a dentist for this charitable organisation.
She is currently working full-time at Coolamon Dental.
DR JANNI NEWBY
BSc DMD (UWA)
Dr Janni Newby graduated from the Doctor of Dental Medicine program at the UWA School of Dentistry. Dr Newby has joined Coolamon Dental to follow and add to the practice’s dedication to oral health and patient care. She is currently working full-time at Coolamon Dental, providing a high standard of care for our patients.
DR. KENT TAN
BDSc (UQ) Dip Implant Dent (RCSEd)
Dr Kent Tan obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Queensland, graduating in 2012 with the ‘Professor R R Stephens’ university prize. He immediately joined specialist practice where he worked closely with a team of Prosthodontists and Periodontists for over four years. It was here where he established his foundation and passion in aesthetic, reconstructive, and implant dentistry.
Practicing exclusively in the area of oral surgery and dental implants, Dr Tan formalized his qualifications by obtaining a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, one of the oldest surgical corporations in the world.
He also completed further training to expand his knowledge, and is a graduate of the Master Clinician Programme in Implant Dentistry from Loma Linda University (LLU) and the Global Institute for Dental Education (gIDE) in Los Angeles, USA.
Dr Tan is lecturer in the field of dental implants and has presented on both a local and national stage.
Dr Aron Lazaridis
BSc (UWA) DMD (Syd)
Dr Aron Lazaridis completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Sydney’s School of Dentistry. He prides himself on being an approachable, relatable and gentle dentist. Dr Lazaridis enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is passionate about caring for his patients oral health. He also regularly attends continued professional development courses to ensure he is up to date with the latest dental advances and technologies. He is currently working full time at Coolamon Dental Centre.
DR SHAUN LOO
BSc (UWA) DMD (UWA)
Dr Shaun Loo has spent the last few years working in regional Australia after graduating from Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Western Australia. His time spent there fostered a passion for aesthetic, restorative, and preventive dentistry. Eager to develop more skills, Dr Loo is always aiming to improve his skills through continual professional development. In his free time, Dr Loo enjoys snorkeling and going to the gym. Living in Australia’s south west region has also developed his love of hiking and exploring nature trails. He is currently working part time at Coolamon Dental Centre.
Our Practice Manager Serena was trained in England as a dental nurse, a dental receptionist and has been working in WA private practice since 2006. She has been working at Coolamon Dental for over 12 years, playing an integral role in patient care and in the expansion of Coolamon Dental.
She is currently working to ensure that Coolamon Dental continues to reflect the strong reputation that we have achieved.