Dr Judy Westerhout
Dr Judy Westerhout is the principal dentist at East Perth Dental Centre, establishing it in 1999 alongside her son and associate dentist Dr Kieran Chew. Dr Westerhout completed her Bachelor of Dental Science in 1981 at the University of Western Australia and has since gained over 30 years experience practising family dentistry.
Within the practice, Dr Westerhout focuses on providing quality dental care and treatment to her patients. One of her goals is to assist nervous/anxious patients in overcoming their fear of visiting the dentist by providing a comfortable and supportive dental experience.
Committed to continuing her dental education, Dr Westerhout remains up to date with the latest advancements in dental technology and techniques by frequently attending courses and training - including travelling overseas to undertake a course in laser dentistry. Her career has also seen her receive the American Field Service Scholarship, receive the West Australian Government Scholarship for Dental Cadetship and hold the position as Former Head of Unit at Sir Charles Gairdner Clinic.
Outside of dentistry, Dr Westerhout spends her time travelling, enjoying walks outdoors, reading and taking part in church activities.