Dr. Tony Leibowitz
Tony graduated from the University of Western Australia, with honours in 1992. After working at the Perth Dental Hospital, country WA, overseas and a private practice in Perth’s eastern suburbs, Tony commenced work at the City Beach Dental Centre in 1998, becoming a partner in 2003.
Tony is gentle, caring and very approachable. As a skilled professional, Tony has a passion for all areas of dentistry, with particular interest in the fields of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. The basic foundation for his work is the provision of honest and educated options presented to his patients and allowing them to make the choice of treatment.
Tony is committed to keeping himself up to date with the latest evidence-based dentistry and technology through his passion of learning and continuing education. He aims to never stop learning and always continue to grow in his skills.
Away from the practice, Tony is kept busy helping his wife raise their two children, gardening, camping, swimming and cycling.
Dr. Kate Etheridge
Kate received her degree from the University of Dundee (UK) in 2003. Following graduation, she worked in Cornwall, England for 3 years before relocating to Perth in 2006.
Since then, she has worked in private practice, becoming a partner in City Beach Dental Centre in 2010.
Kate has a particular interest in preventative and restorative dentistry, in particular, cosmetic restorative work, and regularly attends educational courses to keep abreast of the developments in this field.
Having a young family herself, Kate is very aware of the importance of starting good habits early. She finds treating children very rewarding, and is committed to implementing preventative methods from a young age.
Dr. Jane Forma
Dentist BDSc (Hons) (UWA)
Born and raised in Perth, Dr Jane Forma graduated from UWA with a Bachelor of
Dental Science with Honours in 2013. She then completed a year of postgraduate
training at the Oral Health Centre of WA and has since worked in private practice, joining the team
at City Beach Dental Centre in 2018.
A former winemaker, Jane’s interest in dentistry stemmed from acid erosion and
tooth damage associated with wine tasting. She enjoys practising all aspects of
general dentistry, with a particular interest in biomimetic dentistry, and treating anxious patients.
As a mum, she also appreciates how critical it is for kids to have a great experience at the dentist, in order to build lifelong trust, and form good dental habits.
Jane’s passion for dentistry leads her to travel often, attending courses and conferences to keep updated on all the latest technologies. She is also a member of numerous study clubs. When not treating patients, you’ll find her in the ocean or her garden, or hunting down a good bottle of red.
Dr. Mitra Shabanian
Mitra completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1992. She worked in public and private practices for several years before completing her PhD in 2000 at the University of Adelaide. In addition to her clinical work she has been heavily involved in teaching and universities as visiting lecturer, assistant professor and tutor.
She is also involved in dental research and has several publications in dental research journals. Mitra has many years of experience behind her and enjoys practising all aspects of dentistry. She is a strong believer in preventive and conservative dentistry.
During her free time, she likes to do gardening, go to the beach, explore the hills and spend time with her husband and two lovely children.