(left) After graduating from dental nursing in 2011 Tara decided to further her qualifications, graduating from Curtin University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy. Tara loves making patients feel comfortable talking about anything, and has a particular interest in treating gum disease, working with children and teeth whitening. Outside the surgery, Tara enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling, food and fitness.



Catherine (Right) is an experienced Oral Health Therapist who has been an integral member of our team at Claremont Dental since 2013. She graduated from Dental Therapy in 2006, spent many years focusing on children’s restorative and preventative care, and furthered her studies with a Bachelor of Oral Health Science in 2013 before joining us exclusively.

Catherine has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of oral health including the treatment of periodontal disease and other soft tissue related conditions. She performs a thorough dental hygiene treatment for our patients with professional up-to-date information in preventative care and advice on teeth whitening and other cosmetic treatments.

With a modern view on holistic health, Catherine understands how dentistry fits into the bigger picture of your life. She is a passionate Orofacial Myologist, meaning you can seek advice from Catherine on exercise programs to address a wide range of issues involving the musculature of the tongue, lips, lower jaw and thumb and finger sucking habits. In fact, speech pathologists and ENT specialists work closely with Catherine to treat specific conditions.

Catherine is available for appointments on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays.