Meet the Staff
Estelle opened Brighton Beach Dental in 2008 with the aim of bringing state-of-the-art dentistry services to Perth’s northern suburbs. Having four children of her own, Dr Swart understands the importance of developing good dental health habits early in life. In order to change the perception of dentistry that many people have grown up with she has created a family dental practice with a warm, friendly and calming atmosphere. But Brighton Beach Dental offers much more. Not only do they have state-of-the-art equipment to reduce discomfort and treatment time, Dr Swart also specialises in a range of cosmetic dentistry areas such as teeth whitening, veneers, crown & bridge, Invisalign Orthodontic System & Progressive Orthodontic System!
Richard joined Brighton Beach Dental in 2014. Richard or "Dr Dick" is very well known in the northern suburbs of Perth as he previously owned dental practices in Kinross and Currambine. In his spare time, Richard enjoys travel, spending time at "Rotto" with his family and is quite a coffee connoisseur!
Our Front Office/Treatment Coordinator, Julie commenced working at Brighton Beach Dental in 2010 after moving to Perth from Victoria. Julie qualified over 25 years ago as a Dental Assistant and has had many years of experience working in various areas in the Dental field.With her caring nature and good sense of humour, Julie helps to put patients at ease. Julie is loving the challenge of working in a busy but friendly clinic and is enjoying meeting new people.
Having worked in the dental industry in the UK for a number of years, Val decided to undertake her training as a Dental Assistant with Dental Nursing Australia after she moved to Australia in 2008.Val has been a Dental Assistant at Brighton Beach Dental since 2009. She enjoys interacting with people and her aim is to make your visit as pleasant and as comfortable as possible.
Rachel has worked as a Front Office Coordinator in the dental industry for the past 7 years. She has also worked in various areas relating to customer service in particular enjoying her stint working as a Postie in Paraburdoo! Rachel commenced working at Brighton Beach Dental in March 2014 and is thoroughly enjoying the family friendly atmosphere here at Brighton Beach Dental.
Mary Ann joined the Brighton Beach Dental team in June 2014 as a full time Dental Assistant. A Phillipine trained Dentist, she shifted to Dental Assisting in 2009 when she moved to Perth, where she now lives with her husband and their daughter. She is happy to be a part of Brighton Beach Dental’s friendly team and enjoys contributing to their quality patient care.
Shelley graduated from Curtin University in 2004 as a Dental Hygienist. After living and working as a hygienist in Busselton for a few years, Shelley and her family moved to Houston, Texas for 18 months. Shelley has now returned to Australia, settling back in Perth with her husband, little boy and her "furkids" (German Shepherd & rabbits). Shelley's interests include a book/reading addiction and horses.
Dawn was trained in the UK as a Dental Nurse in the late 1980's. In 2006 she moved to Australia to raise her 2 children. Dawn joined Brighton Beach Dental in 2017 and is enjoying the challenges of working in a busy fast paced practice.
Amanda joined the Brighton Beach Dental team in 2017. Until recently Amanda has worked voluntarily in the local community as a Surf Lifesaver, Unit Leader of the Girl Guides, co-ordinated the fast For Word Literacy Program all whilst running a local family operated pest control business with husband Geof since 1997.Working part time at Brighton Beach Dental brightens Amanda's day and keeps her enthusiastic about her chosen vocation. In anything she pursues, Amanda likes to be immersed in a positive friendly, professional and enthusiastic environment.