About

adior-tableCandlewood Dental Centre is part of a tradition that began in 1993. We make a point of deliveringquality, professional and skilled dental services to everyone in the Joondalup area. We are ipassionate in building long and trusting relationships with our patients. Many of our longest standing patients came in first as children or for emergency dental care and decided they love being here.

Modern dentistry can sometimes be very intimidating and too formal. At Candlewood Dental Centre, we treat you like you are a part of our family: because you are. We are friendly, caring, approachable and professional. This helps us provide an extremely high level of customer service. We treat every patient with care, compassion and without judgement.

The result is a place where patients are happy to entrust us with their dental care. Many of our patients are regulars now because they had a dental emergency once and liked the way we took care of them. Some of our patients have been here since they were children and wouldn’t think of going anywhere else.

We offer a complete menu of dental services, including these:

Our team

Dr Roy Sarmidi BDSc (UWA), PGDipCD (Uni. of Melbourne – Implant Dentistry)

Dr Roy Sarmidi graduated with Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Western Australia in 1995 and began work as a dentist in several Government Clinics in country WA.

In 1997, he joined Joondalup City Dental and in 1999 formed partnership with Dr Tony Strangio in Joondalup City Dental. Together with Dr Tony Strangio, he took over the ownership of Candlewood Dental Centre in 2003.

Dr Roy Sarmidi finished his postgraduate study in Implant Dentistry in 2009 from the University of Melbourne Dental School.

Since then, he has been involved in Australasian Osseointegration Society, both in the Federal and the State level, and currently, he is serving as the President of AOS (WA branch).

He is a member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Periodontology, Australian Prosthodontic Society and co-founder of the Academy of Dental implantology and Oral Rehabilitation (ADI OR).

Roy’s primary interests in dentistry are advanced restorative dentistry and implant dentistry. Dr Roy Sarmidi also holds accreditation in a number of day surgeries around Perth and performs dental treatment under General Anesthesia as well as in the clinic under Intravenous Sedation.

Dr Tony Strangio BDSc (UWA), MSc (University of Frankfurt – Master Oral Implantology)

tonyDr Tony Strangio graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1993.

Tony joined Joondalup City Dental in 1994 and in 1999 formed a partnership with Dr Roy Sarmidi in Joondalup City Dental. Together with Dr Roy Sarmidi, he took over the ownership of Candlewood Dental Centre in 2003.

He first became involved in implant dentistry in 1996 at the Branemark Centre. He completed his primaries for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2006 and was awarded commendation.

Tony completed his Master’s Degree in Oral Implantology in 2013 (Germany) and currently operates a referral based practice in the field of oral and implant surgery, which he has maintained for over 10 years.

Dr Strangio has lectured extensively in the field of implant dentistry and was involved as a lecturer at the Oral Health Centre of WA from 2002-2004 in the field of exodontia. He also runs a local study club in the field of dental. His main passion is oral (dento-aveola) surgery and dental implants. Dr Strangio offers services under local anaesthetic and introvenous sedation and genaral anaesthetic.

Since then, he has been involved in Australasian Osseointegration Society, both in the Federal and the State level, and currently, he is serving as the President of AOS (WA branch).

Tony is a member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Periodontology, Australian Prosthodontic Society and co-founder of the Academy of Dental Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation (ADI OR).

He also has been involved in several pre-launch clinical trials and the development of angulated implantology. His research interests include immediate implantology and simplification of implant techniques.

Dr Richard Yap (Uni. of Adelaide)

Dr Richard Yap graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

Dr Yap practices a wide range of general dentistry and is particularly interested in preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. He is committed to helping his patients to achieve that perfect smile through a combination of orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. To keep abreast of the latest technology and techniques in dentistry, Dr Yap attends numerous continuing education programmes aimed at furthering his clinical skills and knowledge.

Dr Yap adopts a holistic approach in treating his patients, being careful to tailor treatment plans suitable for each patient and is trained to look beyond just the teeth when providing care for his patients, this includes identifying teeth bruxism, grinding habits and possible sleep disorders.

During his leisure time, Dr Yap enjoys reading, travelling and outdoor activities including camping. He also likes spending time with his family and friends and is always ready for good food and wine.

Dr Amy Patterson BDSc Hons (UWA)

amy-pattersonDr Amy Patterson completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia and graduated with honours. She was also awarded prizes from the Australian Society of Endodontology and the Australian Society of Periodontology.

Amy is passionate about providing high quality dentistry using the safest, most up to date and holistic techniques. Alongside this Amy prides herself on her gentle approach and finds it incredibly rewarding to help those who feel anxious when visiting a dentist.

Amy practises a wide range of general dentistry with particular interest in restorative or cosmetic dentistry as well as paedodontics (treating children). Amy is a member of the Australian Dental Association and attends numerous continuing professional development courses every year in order to keep broadening her knowledge of dentistry.

In her spare time Amy enjoys travelling, playing with her dog and spending time with her family and friends.

Candlewood Dental Centre provides quality dental care. To find out more, book an appointment here or Call (08) 9404 9520

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, we encourage you to discuss these matters with an appropriately qualified health practitioner.