Our Team


At Aria Dental Perth our experienced dental team of practitioners is led by Dr Michael Zaninovich, a specialist Prosthodontist. Our dental team is dedicated to providing high quality dental care and collectively able to provide multidisciplinary services from our Perth location.

Dr Michael Zaninovich – Prosthodontist

Dr Michael Zaninovich

Dr. Michael Zaninovich graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2004 being awarded both the Dental School Dean’s Award for outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery and the Endodontics Prize in his final clinical year. He subsequently moved to Perth to be with his family in 2005 and worked for five years in general private practice. During this time he developed a particular interest in dental implants, oral surgery and full mouth rehabilitation.

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Associate Professor Alessandro Quaranta – Periodontist


Associate Professor Alessandro Quaranta has been in practice for almost 15 years since graduating DDS with Honours from the “University of Rome, Tor Vergata”, Italy in 2001.

He is currently the Lead of the Discipline of Periodontics and Implantology at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA). He is also the Leader of the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia Research Program in Oral Implantology and Periodontics.

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Dr Nilesh Jadav – Root Canal Consultant

Dr Nilesh Jadav

Dr Nilesh Jadav has been in practice for almost 20 years graduating BDS from the University of Manchester, UK in 1997. During his time in general practice he developed an interest in Endodontics which led him to complete his Master of Science degree (MSc) in Endodontics with merit from the same University in 2005. Prior to leaving the UK, Dr Jadav was a part-time clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester where he taught endodontics to undergraduate and post graduate students.

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Dr Peter Laird – Associate Dentist

Dr Peter Laird
Dr Peter Laird completed his Bachelor of Dental Science with the University of Queensland, after which he pursued General Dental work in Far North Queensland and Brisbane.

While enjoying all aspects of general dentistry, Dr Laird found his calling in highly aesthetic work and as a result, he pursued a Mini Residency in Prosthodontics with two highly respected specialists. Furthering the mini-residency, he has sought continual education and training from world class clinicians from the United Kingdom, Brazil and Italy.

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Dr Kate Yap – Associate Dentist

Dr Kate
Dr Kate Yap completed her undergraduate dental degree at the University of Western Australia in 2003.

She has worked in the government dental health service in areas such as Rockingham, Ravensthorpe, Bremer Bay and Jerramungup and has extensive experience in treating adults and many children in a rural setting.

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Dr Kent Tan – Associate Dentist

Dr Kent Tan

Dr Kent Tan obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Queensland, graduating with the ‘Professor R R Stephens’ university prize. He immediately joined specialist practice where he worked closely with a team of Prosthodontists from the University of Bern (Switzerland). It was here where he established his foundation and passion in aesthetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry.

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Victoria Ramsay – Dental Hygienist

Victoria Ramsay
Having graduated in 1990 with an R.D.H (Registered Dental Hygienist) in Canada, Tory worked in and shared ownership of a very successful dental practice in Canada.

Moving to Australia in 1998 she sat through the Board of Examiners where she was invited to teach at both Curtin University and the University of Western Australia in Dental Therapy and Periodontics. She has completed many short courses of continuing education over these years.

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Daniel Zhang – Oral Health Therapist

Daniel completed his Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Sydney in 2012 and was awarded the university’s Faculty Research Award in his final year. He has since worked in private and corporate dental practices in Sydney practicing as both a dental hygienist and dental therapist. His focus is mainly on the periodontal health of all his patients and the management of dental decay for children and teenagers. He has always believed in maintaining the highest standards of dental practice and believes in minimally invasive dentistry for all adults and children that he treats.