Maven Dental Booragoon

Meet The Team

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Principal Dentist

Dr Russell Fine

Dr Russell Fine is the highly experienced and friendly Principal Dentist at Booragoon Dental Clinic. Dr Fine initially graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science before discovering his love for dentistry. In 1996 he furthered his studies and completed his Bachelor of Dental Science, registering with the Dental Board of Australia as a General Dentist.

Over the past 15 years, Dr Fine has continued to further his professional development by gaining qualifications in a number areas of dentistry including Invisalign, dental implants and snoring and sleep dentistry. Additionally, he holds a keen interest in sedation dentistry, treating dental phobic…

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Dr Russell Fine is the highly experienced and friendly Principal Dentist at Booragoon Dental Clinic. Dr Fine initially graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science before discovering his love for dentistry. In 1996 he furthered his studies and completed his Bachelor of Dental Science, registering with the Dental Board of Australia as a General Dentist.

Over the past 15 years, Dr Fine has continued to further his professional development by gaining qualifications in a number areas of dentistry including Invisalign, dental implants and snoring and sleep dentistry. Additionally, he holds a keen interest in sedation dentistry, treating dental phobic patients, reconstructive dentistry and other cosmetic dental procedures that enhance patients' smiles.

Dr Fine is very proactive in keeping his practice up to date with the latest dental advancements and regularly attends educational courses to further his skills and knowledge. He is an active member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry, Australian Society of Periodontology and the Australian Sleep Association. Dr Fine is also an executive council officer for the Australasian Osseointegration Society.

Away from the practice, Dr Fine enjoys spending time with his family (wife Jennifer and two young sons) and is an avid gardener. Interesting fact: Dr Fine was originally born in Cardiff, Wales and moved to Australia as a child.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Frances Denney

Dr Frances Denney joined the friendly team at Booragoon Dental Clinic as a caring and compassionate Associate Dentist. Having grown up in Busselton (WA), Dr Denney moved to Perth to follow in the footsteps of her father and grandfather and complete her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia, graduating in 2012.

Over the years, Dr Denney has gained valuable experience working in both rural and metropolitan dental practices where she has consolidated and built her clinical skill set. While interested in all aspects of dentistry, she particularly enjoys Invisalign, cosmetic procedures, restorative dentistry and working with…

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Dr Frances Denney joined the friendly team at Booragoon Dental Clinic as a caring and compassionate Associate Dentist. Having grown up in Busselton (WA), Dr Denney moved to Perth to follow in the footsteps of her father and grandfather and complete her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia, graduating in 2012.

Over the years, Dr Denney has gained valuable experience working in both rural and metropolitan dental practices where she has consolidated and built her clinical skill set. While interested in all aspects of dentistry, she particularly enjoys Invisalign, cosmetic procedures, restorative dentistry and working with CAD cam technology. Dr Denney is also actively attending courses to build her skills in surgical and implant dentistry.

Committed to upholding the highest level of dental care and fostering positive dental experiences, Dr Denney ensures she takes the time to understand the individual needs and circumstances of her patients. She works with them to develop a tailored treatment plan which will deliver the best outcome.

Away from the practice, Dr Denney loves visiting her family in Busselton where they enjoy taking the boat out and visiting some of the many nice wineries and restaurants the south has to offer. When time allows, she also enjoys travelling around Australia and overseas - usually exploring some of the paths less travelled. Dr Denney is also proud to have successfully hiked to Mount Everest's Base Camp in 2013.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Damien Philp

Dr Damien Philp joins the team at Maven Dental Booragoon after relocating to Perth from the other side of the country. Dr Damien graduated from University of Queensland in 2012 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He is a member of the ADA and regularly participates in professional development. 

Dr Damien finds it very important to build relationships with his patients and states that "I like spending time talking and helping my patients completely understand all their options." He particularly enjoys family dentistry and assisting their oral health at every stage of life. From a young age, we should be…

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Dr Damien Philp joins the team at Maven Dental Booragoon after relocating to Perth from the other side of the country. Dr Damien graduated from University of Queensland in 2012 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. He is a member of the ADA and regularly participates in professional development. 

Dr Damien finds it very important to build relationships with his patients and states that "I like spending time talking and helping my patients completely understand all their options." He particularly enjoys family dentistry and assisting their oral health at every stage of life. From a young age, we should be shown that you should be happy to visit the dentist. 

Outside of work, you'll find him enjoying a broad range of activities outside, with his biggest passions being football (soccer) and gardening.

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Dental Hygienist

Jacqueline Lopes Batista

Originally from Brazil, Jacqueline (Jacque) Lopes Batista began her career in dentistry in her home country where she was qualified as a Dental Prosthesis Technician (2004). Wanting to experience a different culture and learn a new language, Jacque visited Australia where she fell in love with the country and decided to call it home.

In 2006, Jacque worked as a dental assistant in Sydney for four years before pursuing yet another avenue of dentistry and completing her Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle. As a Dental Hygienist, she is passionate about helping her patients achieve optimal oral…

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Originally from Brazil, Jacqueline (Jacque) Lopes Batista began her career in dentistry in her home country where she was qualified as a Dental Prosthesis Technician (2004). Wanting to experience a different culture and learn a new language, Jacque visited Australia where she fell in love with the country and decided to call it home.

In 2006, Jacque worked as a dental assistant in Sydney for four years before pursuing yet another avenue of dentistry and completing her Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Newcastle. As a Dental Hygienist, she is passionate about helping her patients achieve optimal oral health through preventative dentistry and dental education.

Jacque is committed to furthering her education to ensure she continues to provide her patients with the best oral health care. She is well regarded for her exceptional interpersonal skills and gentle nature, which helps keeps patients at ease during their hygiene appointments.

In her spare time, you will often find Jacque outdoors, bike riding, rowing or paddle boarding on the swan river. She additionally loves travelling back to her hometown to visit friends and family.

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Practice Manager

Mieke Montauban

Mieke Montauban, holds a Bachelor of Business in Human Resources and Marketing. She has also completed a qualification in Training and assessment. With extensive experience working across a number of industries she has experience in managing successful teams and keeping the administration running smoothly.

Prior to entering the dental sector, she worked in training organisations, banking and FMCG sectors.

As a practice manager, Mieke enjoys providing a quality service to all and has a passion for developing long standing relationships and trust with patients. She enjoys working with her passionate team of qualified clinicians at Maven Dental Booragoon and is always ready to help you with your questions.

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Associate Dentist

Dr Connor Willis

Dr Connor Willis graduated from the Queens University of Belfast in 2012. Eager to build on his skills, he continued his studies with a one year post graduate training program under the mentorship of some of the UK’s top specialist dentists.

In 2013, he moved from the UK to Perth and, before becoming a valued and skilled addition to the Maven Dental Booragoon team, he worked in private practice for seven years.

Dr Connor’s areas of interest are in cosmetic and surgical dentistry, which led him to undertake further training in those fields with both the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial…

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Dr Connor Willis graduated from the Queens University of Belfast in 2012. Eager to build on his skills, he continued his studies with a one year post graduate training program under the mentorship of some of the UK’s top specialist dentists.

In 2013, he moved from the UK to Perth and, before becoming a valued and skilled addition to the Maven Dental Booragoon team, he worked in private practice for seven years.

Dr Connor’s areas of interest are in cosmetic and surgical dentistry, which led him to undertake further training in those fields with both the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics and the Dental Implant Academy.

In 2018, Dr Connor became an AHPRA endorsed dental seditionist, after being one of only four dentists in Australia to be accepted into the course in 2017.

In January 2020, Connor began further postgraduate implant training awarded by the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology to build on his plethora of knowledge surrounding the latest developments in implant planning and development.

Dr Connor enjoys the opportunity that the dental industry provides to interact with many different people, as well as the challenge of planning for everyone’s individual needs.

Outside of work, he lives a fit and healthy lifestyle, enjoying hobbies such as soccer and hiking.