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About Us

Meet The Team

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants. Periodontists are experts in the treatment of all forms of periodontal disease, including gingivitis, periodontitis, and gingival recession.


By choosing a specialist you will benefit from the latest procedures for treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants tailored to your needs. You will also benefit from the confidence that our post-graduate training will ensure you are appropriately diagnosed and the treatment that is recommended for you is the best currently available treatment for your long-term dental health

We are extraordinarily proud of our staff, which is comprised of caring and dedicated professionals. They ensure that all patient’s surgical and administrative needs are met as efficiently and smoothly as possible.

Dr Simon Hinckfuss
BDSc, DCD (Pros), Cert.Perio MS (Minn,US)

Lead Periodontist

Simon established Periodontal Associates after returning from living and working in the USA. He is a registered specialist periodontist with the Dental Board of Australia and is the only Periodontist in Australia who is also registered as a Specialist Prosthodontist. 


Dr Alen Rahulan
BDS (Adelaide), BSciDent (Hons),
linDent (Melbourne), MRACDS (Perio)

Alen is passionate about cultivating and strengthening his patient’s oral health and takes great pride in ensuring his patients have a positive dental experience. He enjoys all facets of periodontology including general periodontal treatment, periodontal regeneration, bone grafting, soft tissue grafting and implantology. 

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