They have a passion for providing excellent dental care to the local and surrounding communities. The communities we service include: Bull creek, Murdoch, Jandakot, Canningvale, Melville, Willetton, Bateman, Winthrop, Bibra Lake, South Lake, North Lake, Kardinya, Booragoon, Myaree, Brentwood, Willagee, Samson, Coolbellup, Shelly, Riverton and Rossmoyne.
Dr. Sonny Lee graduated as a dentist from the University of Western Australia in 2008.
He is part of a medical family with a wealth of experience spanning three generations. His father is an eye surgeon, his mother is a dental specialist, and his brother and wife are both dentists. His family has along standing history and commitment to medical service for the community. This family background has played a big part in his dental practice.
Since his graduation, Dr. Lee has worked with two of the largest dental groups in the City of Perth and rural Western Australia. During this period, he had the opportunity to be involved in treating a culturally diverse group of people with a variety of needs.
Dr. Lee understands the importance of perfecting everyday dentistry. He implements this principle to establish and maintain minimum standards – for your dental care and treatment. In this way, he can ensure your long-term oral health.
Above all, Dr. Lee combines evidence-based dentistry with a holistic focus. He passionately engages in this multidisciplinary approach to provide a comprehensive treatment plan. In other words, not only does he have an eye for quality treatment and detail – he sees the bigger picture of your overall health and wellbeing also.
Besides general dental care, Dr. Lee is an experienced dentist in dental aesthetics. His treatments include:
- Invisible Clear Braces
- Teeth Whitening
- Porcelain Veneers, Crowns
- CEREC restorations using Emax
- Dental Implants and Bridges
Despite his youthful appearance, Dr. Lee is the owner and principle dentist at Leeming Dental Centre. He has achievedhis dream of owning a practice. In this position of responsibility, he is committed to the oral health and cosmetic needs of his local community. He is dedicated to serve and help improve your smile – from the inside out.
Dr Sashika Fernando graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2011. After working in rural Western Australia for a year in the public health system, Sash returned to Perth in January 2013 and commenced work at Leeming Dental Centre. Since then she has become a longest standing member of the Leeming Dental Centre team and loves treating the community and surrounds.
While Sash enjoys all aspects of dentistry, she has special interest in cosmetic dentistry, incorporating anything from teeth whitening, veneers to crowns and implants to create a healthy smile.
Sash has also undergone further study with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the hope of expanding her dental knowledge and enjoys keeping up with the newest technologies in dentistry.
While helping people achieve a healthy and aesthetic smile is Sash’s aim, her main goal is to minimize dental problems in the future. By working with and educating her patients, particularly kids, she provides a preventative approach to dental care.
In addition to Leeming Dental Centre, Sash also works part-time at Swan Districts Dental Clinic, a government dental clinic situated in Middle Swan. Sash grew up and went to school in the Swan Valley and is happy to give back to her community by improving their oral health.
Although dentistry is her full-time job, Sash loves to dance. She currently competes at dance congresses around Australia and some of her competition videos can even be found on YouTube! When she isn’t burning up the dance floor, Sash enjoys reading spiritual books, long walks in nature and going to the beach.
Dr. Elmer Lee was born in Chicago, USA. He studied in Taiwan and New Zealand before obtaining his Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc WA) from the University of Western Australia in 2011.
He commenced private practice in Kalgoorlie while pursuing postgraduate education, completing a Mini Residency in Implant Dentistry in 2015. Since then, he has moved back to Perth and been awarded certifications in Digital Smile Design, Complex Aesthetic Layering Techniques and Dental Sleep Medicine. Elmer has also been an accredited Invisalign Provider since 2017, and has attained the prestigious ADANSW’s Vital Orthodontics certification. He is also qualified at performing neuromodulator and dermal filler treatments to complement his wide skill set.
Elmer continues to advance his education in all aspects of dentistry including the latest dental knowledge and technologies. While recognizing oral health is of the upmost importance, and ensuring this optimal standard is maintained, he has since developed a passion for aesthetic dentistry, designing a natural yet beautiful smile to bring out the confidence that you deserve.
His multi-faceted approach to cosmetic dentistry includes:
- Digital smile design
- Braces or invisable clear braces
- Teeth whitening
- Anti-wrinkle treatment and fillers
- Porcelain Veneers and/or Crowns
- Composite bondings
- Ceramic restorations
- Dental Implants and bridges
- Post treatment photoshoots
Dr. Elmer holds a professional membership with the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and the Australian Dental Association of Western Australia (ADAWA). He currently maintains a practicing registration with the Australian Health and Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA). He is also a member of CHIARA – a dental charity organization that provides essential dental treatment and education to the disadvantaged in Myanmar.
Dr. Elmer Lee has an appreciation of each individual’s unique needs, recognizing the necessity to invest time into understanding his patients at a deeper level. His holistic and comprehensive approach is evident in his thorough and genuine care for every person he sees.
Outside of work, Elmer loves the outdoors and all social sports, especially basketball and frisbee. While snow is his greatest passion, his love of the Perth community keeps him away most of the time. Snowboarding being his favorite activity, he can be seen on the slopes once a year to satisfy this need. Apart from being well versed in the 5 love languages, Elmer is also fluent in Mandarin, making him an excellent communicator all round.
And if Elmer looks way too familiar to you – that’s because Dr. Elmer is in fact… the brother of Dr Sonny Lee!
Dr Michael Yuan was born in Taiwan and for as long as he could remember, grew up around dentistry since his mother is also a dentist! At a young age, he moved to New Zealand, then studied at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for his Bachelor of Science, before finally settling in Perth in 2013 to obtain his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Western Australia.
After graduation, Dr Mike went onto private practice serving the South West community. Dr Mike enjoys providing treatment from all aspects of general dentistry, including and not limited to:
- Emergency services
- Family dentistry
- Ceramic restorations through CEREC
- Porcelain Veneers and/or Crowns
- Teeth Whitening
- Digital dentistry
Dr Mike focuses on a preventative approach and aims to preserve as much of your natural tooth as possible. Not only does this help create an aesthetic result but can also aid in the longevity of your oral health and function. Additionally, Dr Mike greatly values the importance of communication and comprehensive patient-centred care. He strives to work together with patients to achieve the best outcome. Dr Mike is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese!
Currently, Dr Mike is undergoing the Membership clinical program through the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons as he is constantly eager to learn, develop and provide more for his patients. He is especially keen in staying updated on all the innovations, such as digital dentistry and 3D printing, as they allow for more ways to treat patients effectively.
Dr Mike holds a professional membership with the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and the Australian Dental Association of Western Australia (ADAWA). He maintains a practicing registration with the Australian Health and Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA).
When he is not working, you can find Dr Mike going on hikes and listening to his favourite podcasts, playing pick-up basketball, or just having a hit at the golf driving range. Dr Mike is an avid fan of American sports, especially the NBA, and always enjoys some good sports banter! Even though he has been in Australia for almost 10 years, he is still slowly coming around to understanding Footy.
Bridget graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2013. She worked in Tasmania for seven years before she joined us here at Leeming Dental and has a wealth of experience working in both the public and private sectors.
Bridget is a kind, gentle practitioner and has an eye for perfection! She most enjoys treating children and is great at calming nervous patients.
As an Oral Health Therapist, Bridget’s main role is in the prevention and treatment of tooth decay and gum disease. At Leeming Dental, Bridget undertakes Oral DNA testing to look for the presence of harmful bacteria in the mouth that can cause periodontal disease. She works together with our patients to determine an oral hygiene plan in order to prevent these bacteria from causing disease in the future!
The bacteria in our mouth can also contribute to many systemic health issues including heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, poor nutrition, pregnancy complications & stroke. By testing the bacteria in the mouth, we are able to identify risk factors for these diseases early on and help to prevent them! Bridget uses Guided Biofilm Therapy to clean the bacteria off the teeth regularly so that we are able to significantly reduce the risk of the harmful bacteria being swallowed and affecting the rest of the body.
Bridget performs a range of dental services at Leeming Dental, including:
- Oral DNA testing
- Scale and cleans
- Periodontal treatments
- Preventive treatments
- Children’s dental treatments
Outside of work, Bridget loves to go on adventures and try new things. She enjoys walks and hiking, kayaking in the ocean (despite the sharks), reading and watching pretty Perth sunsets!
Taylor – Dental Assistant
Taylor holds Dental Assisting Certificates III and IV and has been working with us since 2017. She has a bubbly personality and it is always a joy to have her around. With her cheerful vibe, she brings absolute ease to patients. Taylor has much interest in dentistry that she is currently studying Oral Health Therapy in Curtin University. She sings extremely well too. In the weekends, you may find her and her band bringing the house down with her Professional band 4 Floors.
Ekta – Dental Assistant
Ekta is our very caring and experienced dental assistant. It is our pleasure to have her in our team since 2018. She graduated from BF University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Dental Science and has been practicing in her own dental clinic before coming to Perth in 2015. With great passion and love in dentistry, Ekta stays close in the field by working in dental practices. Our patients love her patience and calmness. She cooks awesome food and is expecting her first child into her family this end of the year!
Kai – Dental Assistant
Kai, who carries a very positive attitude, joined us in 2018. He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from UWA in 2017. Extremely qualified, he is our very helpful team member and loves chatting with our patients. He can be seen chairside assisting our dentists and manning the reception. Out of work, he volunteers and coordinates for the dental fairs in OHCWA. Kai loves munching on cookies so much that we have to hide them from him sometimes.
Ariel – Practice Lord / Manager
Ariel attained a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from University of Bradford (2012) and a Diploma in Dental Technology (2015). She has been a social worker in a children’s society and has vast administrative experiences in a medical organisation setting while working in the National University Hospital of Singapore. Ariel has been with us since 2015. With wit, diligence and consistency, her role in delivering our practice’s vision is invaluable. She dedicates her weekends to her almost teen-age daughter.
Please feel free to contact our dentist on (08) 9310 3367