Dr Janice Kan

Principal Specialist Prosthodontist

Dr Janice Kan BDSc Hons (WA) DCD Pros (Melb)


Dr Janice Kan received her Bachelor of Dental Science degree with honours from the University of Western Australia in 2001 and was awarded the Wyn Needham Memorial Prize for being the most outstanding student.

In 2007, she received commendations with the completion of the Primary Examinations of The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Upon her graduation from the three years full time Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) degree at the University of Melbourne, she returned to Perth and commenced her private specialist practice in 2011.

In 2016, she accepted the role to serve as the President of The Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists. In addition, she has founded and currently serves as the Immediate Past President of the Women in Dentistry Society.

With keen interest in dental implant biomechanics, she has presented her research at various conferences and has published in the respected international dental journal and clinical textbook.

Conferences Presented In

  • The International Team of Implantology ITI Education Day 2012 (Adelaide, Australia)
  • International College of Prosthodontists (ICP) Conference 2011 (Hawaii, USA)
  • International Quintessence Symposium on Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2010 (Sydney, Australia)
  • The Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists (AANZP) Biennial Conference 2010 (Melbourne, Australia)

To listen to the Australian Dental Association interview with Dr Kan on her research, please click the link below.

To read the abstract of Dr Kan's research publication, please click the link below.
Kan, J.P, Judge R.B., Palamara, J.E. (2012) In-Vitro Bone Strain Analysis of Implant Occlusal Overload. Clinical Oral Implants Research (Article in Press - EPub ahead of publication)

To read the clinical case performed by Dr Kan, titled "Repeated Acrylic Fractures on a Mandibular Fixed Full-arch Implant-supported Metal / Acrylic Prosthesis", please refer to ITI Treatment Guide Volume 8 - Biological and Hardware Complications in Implant Dentistry.

Besides private specialist practice, she remains active in academic teaching including:

  • Presenter for Australian Dental Association (WA, VIC) Continuing Professional Development Education Programs - For General Dentists
  • Fellow and Registered Speaker for the International Team for Implantology (ITI)
  • Director of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) - Perth ITI Study Club
  • Director of the Perth Prosthodontics Study Clubs for Experienced and Undergraduate Dentists
  • Founder and President of Women in Dentistry Society
  • Lecturer at Universities (University of Western Australia, University of Melbourne) - For Undergraduate Dental Students
  • Referee for Research Grant Application - Australian Dental Research Foundation Inc.
  • Examiner for Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) Research Thesis for the University Of Melbourne
  • Guest Presenter for South West Dental Convocation, Australian Society of Orthodontists, Australasian Osseointegration Society.

To maintain a high level of clinical advancements for the practice of prosthodontics, Dr Kan is a member / presenter of the following reputable professional organisations.

  • International College of Prosthodontists (ICP)
  • The Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists (AANZP)
  • The Australian Prosthodontic Society (APS)
  • The Australian Dental Association (ADA)
  • The International Team for Implantology (ITI)
  • The Australasian Osseointegration Society (AOS)


Contact Us

Southbank Central Centre.
Suite 3, 38 Meadowvale Ave
South Perth, WA, 6151


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