Maven Dental Duncraig

Meet The Team

Dr Andrew Ziepe
Lead Dentist

Dr Andrew Ziepe

Dr Andrew Ziepe is Maven Dental Duncraig's (formerly Duncraig Village Dental) lead dentist and founder. After graduating from the University of Western Australia in 1991, Dr Ziepe began his career in regional WA before moving to the UK to further his skills. After 12 months in the UK, Andrew returned to Australia where he was the Head of Unit at Dental Health Services in Warwick. In 1996, Dr Ziepe established Duncraig Village Dental where he has been the lead clinician and oversaw a branded to Maven Dental Duncraig in 2020. 

Andrew is a people person who enjoys developing relationships with…

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Dr Andrew Ziepe is Maven Dental Duncraig's (formerly Duncraig Village Dental) lead dentist and founder. After graduating from the University of Western Australia in 1991, Dr Ziepe began his career in regional WA before moving to the UK to further his skills. After 12 months in the UK, Andrew returned to Australia where he was the Head of Unit at Dental Health Services in Warwick. In 1996, Dr Ziepe established Duncraig Village Dental where he has been the lead clinician and oversaw a branded to Maven Dental Duncraig in 2020. 

Andrew is a people person who enjoys developing relationships with new patients. Dr Ziepe has always been intrigued by the technical aspects of dentistry. He has a keen interest in crowns & bridges, implant dentistry and all things CEREC. He is also passionate about orthodontic work completing his Post Grad Diploma in Digital Orthodontics (UK) in 2019.

Even as an experienced dentist, Dr Ziepe recognises the need to constantly learn in the dental industry. He constantly seeks opportunities to attend clinical courses with plans to advance his skills in orthodontics and sleep dentistry in the future. He also has a love for technology and enjoys learning new techniques with new dental tech.

Away from Maven Dental Duncraig, Andrew spends most of his time with his family or watching his beloved West Coast Eagles play. Dr Ziepe also loves adventuring in the great outdoors and game fishing. He has even represented Australia at the World Championships of Game Fishing in Mexico.

Dr Russell Fine
Associate Dentist

Dr Russell Fine

Dr Russell Fine is the highly experienced and friendly Principal Dentist at Maven Dental Booragoon. 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. Dr Fine joined to team at Maven Dental Duncraig on a part-time basis in 2020 to work with Dr Ziepe to help more of Perth achieve beautiful smiles.

Over the past 15 years, Dr Fine has continued to further his professional development by gaining…

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Dr Russell Fine is the highly experienced and friendly Principal Dentist at Maven Dental Booragoon. 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. Dr Fine joined to team at Maven Dental Duncraig on a part-time basis in 2020 to work with Dr Ziepe to help more of Perth achieve beautiful smiles.

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 Ashwin Thirupathy

Dr Ashwin (Ash) is a Perth local, having grown up in Hillarys. He has completed several degrees from the University of Western Australia; Bachelor of Science (Physiology), Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Master of Forensic Science and Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science. Dr Ash then went on to complete the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Sydney.

Ash is a gentle and caring dentist, with experience at several of New South Wales’ public hospitals; Sydney Dental Hospital, Westmead Hospital and Nepean Hospital. He strives to build relationships with his patients, ensuring they are as comfortable as possible, and…

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Dr Ashwin (Ash) is a Perth local, having grown up in Hillarys. He has completed several degrees from the University of Western Australia; Bachelor of Science (Physiology), Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Master of Forensic Science and Graduate Diploma in Sleep Science. Dr Ash then went on to complete the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Sydney.

Ash is a gentle and caring dentist, with experience at several of New South Wales’ public hospitals; Sydney Dental Hospital, Westmead Hospital and Nepean Hospital. He strives to build relationships with his patients, ensuring they are as comfortable as possible, and taking part in continuous professional development courses.  Ash is passionate about general dentistry, with interest in restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and preventive oral health care.

Away from dentistry he enjoys the gym, relaxing at the beach, reading, exploring the outdoors, travel, live music, the arts, and sports.   

Julie Stoitis
Dental Therapist/Hygienist

Julie Stoitis

Julie Stoitis joined the team at Maven Dental Duncraig (Formerly Duncraig Village Dental) early in 2005 after completing her Hygiene conversion course at Curtin University. Julie is a member of the DHAA.

Julie began her career in the industry as a Dental Clinic Assistant before starting her studies at Curtin University. She successfully graduated from Curtin with an Associate degree in School Dental Therapy in 2002 and immediately began working in the School Dental Service. In 2005, Julie joined the team at Maven Dental Duncraig and has loved working with the team ever since.

Julie loves interacting with patients and…

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Julie Stoitis joined the team at Maven Dental Duncraig (Formerly Duncraig Village Dental) early in 2005 after completing her Hygiene conversion course at Curtin University. Julie is a member of the DHAA.

Julie began her career in the industry as a Dental Clinic Assistant before starting her studies at Curtin University. She successfully graduated from Curtin with an Associate degree in School Dental Therapy in 2002 and immediately began working in the School Dental Service. In 2005, Julie joined the team at Maven Dental Duncraig and has loved working with the team ever since.

Julie loves interacting with patients and getting to know them. She has a keen interest in treating periodontal disease and oral cancer. She also enjoys brightening her patient's smiles with teeth whitening treatments. Julie is committed to providing high-quality dental care and is constantly seeking courses that will improve her skills.

Away from the Duncraig dental practice Julie enjoys spending time with her son. She is also a keen photographer and enjoys travelling.

Naomi Rose
Practice Manager

Naomi Rose

Naomi Rose joined the team at Maven Dental Duncraig (formerly Duncraig Village Dental) in Mid 2019, as the Practice Manager. She received her Cert 3 in Dental Assisting in 1988 and has adored working in the dental industry ever since. Naomi has been a Dental Nurse, Receptionist, Lab Assistant (and now) a Practice Manager for over 17 years. Her passion for private practices has taken her from Brisbane QLD, to NSW to finally the last 11 years in Perth WA.​

Naomi loves working with surgical extractions and implants. She picks up things quickly and loves to be hands-on when helping…

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Naomi Rose joined the team at Maven Dental Duncraig (formerly Duncraig Village Dental) in Mid 2019, as the Practice Manager. She received her Cert 3 in Dental Assisting in 1988 and has adored working in the dental industry ever since. Naomi has been a Dental Nurse, Receptionist, Lab Assistant (and now) a Practice Manager for over 17 years. Her passion for private practices has taken her from Brisbane QLD, to NSW to finally the last 11 years in Perth WA.​

Naomi loves working with surgical extractions and implants. She picks up things quickly and loves to be hands-on when helping the dentist out in the practice. She also adores working with kids in dental practice, especially easing their nerves and discussing what the dentist is doing as if they were little dental assistants. Naomi loves the variety in the dental industry, having the ability to calm nerves and to help patients feel more comfortable and relaxed about coming back.​

Outside of the practice, Naomi is an adrenaline junkie, a professional photographer and is currently building her own house, which she cannot wait to move into and create her own home photography studio. Her ideal weekend is chilling with wine, cheese, a good book or close friends.