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About Us

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Dr Rachael Pantin, Dr Valerie Bennett and Dr Christopher Pantin

About Absolute Dental

Since 1988, the team at Absolute Dental have offered West Australians exceptional dental care.

Our central location is perfect for anyone working in and around West Perth as well as, for people that live outside the area as you can conveniently reach our practice via public transport. A CAT bus stop is located on Outram Street just a few minutes walk from the practice.

We welcome all ages of patients, from six months old or 90 years old and we take great pride in being a family owned dental practice. 

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Providing Dental Care for Life

We offer quality preventive and restorative dental care. We aim to make you feel as comfortable as possible attending your dental appointment. We take the time in appointments to properly explain and inform you of dental procedure options when needed.

Our dental team keep up with the latest dental treatments and technologies so patients are always well-informed and are offered the best dental care available. 

We provide quality dental care in a relaxed, stress-free and professional environment and take the time to get to know you and how we can best be of service to you as your dentist.

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Dr Rachael Pantin

BDSc, Grad Dip Dental Sleep Medicine

At a young age, Rachael was introduced to dentistry. She worked in all areas of a dental practice. After finishing her primary and secondary education at Penrhos College in Como, Rachael moved to NSW. In 2014, she graduated from Charles Sturt University in Orange NSW with a Bachelor of Dental Science.

After graduation, Rachael returned to WA and worked as a dentist in Bunbury for three years. She’s delighted to be back in the area where her exposure to the field of dentistry began.

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To further her education, Rachael has taken post-graduate training including orthodontics using the Invisalign® system and CEREC restorations. Rachael also has sub-speciality expertise in Sleep Dentistry and completed a Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine at UWA.

Rachael chose to become a dentist as she enjoys combining patient-centred care with practical clinical skills. She believes that preventative dental visits are part of a holistic approach to general wellbeing.

When she’s not working, Rachael trains for open water swimming competitions such as the Rottnest Channel Swim and IRONMAN® events. She also likes to travel and is a competent violinist.

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Dr Valerie Bennett

BDSc Hons, GradDip Dental Sleep Medicine
Val graduated with honours from the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 1985. She then worked at the Perth Dental Hospital for five years while being a tutor for the undergraduate programme at UWA. Val joined Christopher in private practice in 1991. She obtained a Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine from the University of Adelaide and UWA in 2014.
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Dr Christopher Pantin

BSc, BDSc, Grad Cert Adult Sleep Science
A graduate of the University of Western Australia (UWA), Christopher established Absolute Dental in West Perth in 1988. Introduced to Dental Sleep Medicine and its research the following year, he began successfully to treat patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing. Christopher is an Associate Professor at UWA and coordinates the Graduate Diploma in Dental Sleep Medicine.