Western Smiles Dental Care

Dr Tony Poli , B.D.S.C


Dr. Tony Poli graduated from UWA in 1974. He has enjoyed a very varied and successful career in Dentistry and brings with him over 40 years of clinical experience. He has worked in the School dental service for 15 years, and during this time he worked in metropolitan Perth as well as providing dental care for rural and remote communities in our state. A memorable position for him was working as a dentist on Cocos and Christmas islands. Tony then returned to Perth, and for 25 years he ran a very successful private practice. He is now caring for our Western Smiles patients. He brings with him an extensive amount of clinical experience and wisdom. He has a very strong following due to his kind and understanding approach he offers to all of his patients. Tony enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has a special interest in medical hypnosis for dental patients with anxiety. Tony is friendly, caring, and very professional, has high standards, and strives to provide an excellent patient experience to all patients.

Tony is a past president of the WA branch of the Australian Dental Association, has been a federal councilor for the Australian Dental Association, He is a member of the International College of Dentists and a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Each year he travels to Manilla in the Philippines to work as a volunteer providing dental treatment to the poor.

Outside of dentistry, Tony likes to mountain bike in the Perth hills as well as enjoying time in his garden building walls and paths.