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We consider our team of friendly staff to be our greatest resource, who will provide the care you need. All of our staff has received extensive training. Together the staff represents a team with a highly diverse background and large depth of experience in all aspects of dentistry.
Dr Michael Chan is the visionary founder of Iconic Medispa and Iconic Dentistry. The unique clinics come together to bring the expertise of medispa treatments and dentistry all under one roof. It is a place where the beauty of the smile can truly be celebrated, and where treatment is passionately performed.
Dr Chan has been in dental practice for 17 years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science (UWA) in 2002, and completed a Graduate Certificate in Dentistry (Adelaide) in 2010. In 2016, he completed a Master’s in Aesthetic Dentistry at King’s College in London – graduating with Distinction. This makes him one of a few dentists with such expertise in cosmetic dentistry. His research article was published in the prestigious British Dental Journal.
In addition to being a brilliant clinician, Dr Chan contributes greatly to the profession and is renowned internationally. He is a ‘key opinion leader’ and clinical trainer for the Planscan system. He runs study clubs for local dentists and also teaches advance techniques across Australia, in particular smile cosmetics using veneers. Dr Chan is also a Clinical Trainer for the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics (AADFA) – teaching dentists and doctors in the use of facial injectables and skin care. He is also an Honorary Clinical Consultant for King’s College, London – teaching the next generation of cosmetic dentists.
Dr Chan has presented in numerous professional conferences including: the E4D Symposium in Bangkok (2013); Aestheticon 2015 & 2017 – Australia’s largest cosmetic dentistry conference where he also featured on the panel of experts. In recogition for his contribution to the profession, Dr Chan is also a Fellow in the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics, and also a Master Provider for Fastbraces.
Outside of dentistry, his interests include: running, swimming, cycling, triathlons, music and photography. He also enjoys time with his family and two beautiful girls.
Professional Memberships & Positions:
International Academy Of Dental-Facial Esthetics (IADFE) – Fellow
Faculty Of General Dental Practitioners, UK (FGDP) – Member
Nordic Institute Of Dental Education (NIDE) – Academic & Clinical Lecturer
King’s College, London (UK) – Honorary Clinical Consultant & Research Supervisor
Fastbraces – Master Affiliate Provider
King’s College London: Masters in Aesthetic Dentistry (MSc)
University of Adelaide: Graduate Certificate in Dentistry (GradCertDent)
University of Western Australia: Bachelor of Dentistry (BDSc)
Digital Dentistry: A Comprehensive Reference And Preview Of The Future. Quintessence Publishing, United Kingdom. Copyright 2018. ISBN 978-1-78698-023-6
M.Y.S Chan, S.B Mehta, S Banerji. An Evaluation Of The Influence Of Teeth And The Labial Sof Tissues On Ther Perceived Aesthetics Of A Smile. British Dental Journal. 223 (4). pp 272-278
Dr Martin Ford graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1977 from UWA. He has been involved with Iconic Dentistry (formerly Dentalcare South Perth) since 1989. Over the many years in private practice he has endeavoured to provide quality dental care whilst keep abreast of the latest technology. Areas of dentistry such as: implants, crowns, veneers, occlusion, periodontics, orthodontics and prosthodontics have been studied. Dr Ford is a member of the Australian Dental Association since 1977, and held the position of secretary of the Australasian Osseointegration Society in 2001 & 2002. He was involved in the Momentum Management Program from 2003 to 2006.
His interests outside of dentistry include: the hobby farm at Beverley, sports aviation and motor-cycling.
We strive to make every visit as comfortable as possible to deliver exceptional patient care. It’s our attention to detail and understanding the overall picture that sets us apart.
To deliver the best we make every effort to be at the forefront of technology and techniques. We believe that dentistry is both a science and an art form. Our dental clinic in South Perth is like no other.
You can rest assured that you’re in great hands with us. Here you will be looked after by those who have taught and presented on national and international forums.