Dr Michael Zaninovich

Dr Michael Zaninovich

Aria Dental Implant Centre
1002 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000

Monday to Friday
8:00am -5:00pm

[email protected]


Aria Dental’s Principal Prosthodontist, Dr Michael Zaninovich, offers a complimentary
consultations to any person who would like to understand their dental implant treatment journey and their financial options when it comes to dental implants options in Perth.


Dr Michael Zaninovich graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2004 being awarded both the Dental School Dean’s Award for outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery and the Endodontics Prize in his final clinical year. He subsequently moved to Perth to be with his family in 2005 and worked for five years in general private practice. During this time, he developed a particular interest in dental implants, oral surgery and full mouth rehabilitation.

Dr Zaninovich completed the Primary examinations in 2005 and received commendations in Anatomy, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Pathology. In 2008 he completed his Secondary Examinations and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Wanting to further improve his skills and knowledge and provide patients with the best care they could possibly receive; he undertook a three-year full-time specialist training
programme in Prosthodontics at The University of Adelaide in 2010. This is the highest
qualification that one can obtain for cosmetic and implant dentistry treatments.
At the Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists (AANZP) Biennial
Conference in 2012 in Cairns, Dr Zaninovich was awarded the best presentation for his
research into the rate of wear of ceramic restorations opposing tooth structure and
restorative materials.

In 2015 Dr Zaninovich was accepted as a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral
Implantologists (ICOI), and in 2016 was awarded Diplomate status.
Dr Zaninovich continues to actively pursue professional development courses around the world to keep up to date with current advancements in oral implantology and to maintain a high level of clinical skills and knowledge. Dr Zaninovich is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist and is a member of the following reputable professional organisations:

  • Dental Specialists Society of WA
  • Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists
  • Australian Prosthodontic Society
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Australian Society of Periodontology
  • Australian Dental Association
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons

Dr Zaninovich is passionate about continuing education and provides mentorship through Aria Dental for General Dentists. Outside of dentistry he has a special interest in aviation and enjoys spending time with his extended family and friends.


Prosthodontics is a field of dentistry that encompasses the use of removable and fixed dental prosthetics, such as dental implants, to restore dental function and appearance.

Having the highest possible qualification a professional can achieve in cosmetic dentistry, with an extra three years of specialist training in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation, Prosthodontists are considered an authority when it comes to dental implant procedures. Prosthodontics is one of 13 dental specialties recognised by the Dental Board of Australia and involves the rehabilitation of oral health, function, and aesthetics through the restoration of broken down or worn teeth and the replacement of missing teeth.

At Aria Dental in Perth, our prosthodontic treatments are designed to restore or replace natural function and appearance of your teeth. So, if you’re missing teeth or have any complex issues with broken or worn-down teeth, a prosthodontist is exactly who you need to see - and, Dr Zaninovich requires no referral.

Our specialist Prosthodontist at Aria Dental is highly experienced at:

  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Oral Implantology using Dental implants – including single, multiple, all teeth, All on 4, All on 5, All on 6 and Full Arch Fixed Implants
  • Crowns – as well as bridges, overdentures and dentures
  • Cosmetic Dentistry – including veneers, teeth whitening and white fillings

Specialist Prosthodontic treatment at Aria Dental encompasses more than just your teeth and mouth. We look at your general health and any individual risk factors you may have. An Aria Dental comprehensive treatment plan focuses on stopping infections and diseases from spreading so you can maintain good long-term oral health.


General dentists can perform dental implant treatments, but they don’t have the same
amount of in-depth training as Prosthodontists. Prosthodontics is a post graduate
qualification. To apply for a position in the course, the applicant needs to have completed a minimum of two years of general dental practice and meet all other requirements for general registration as a dentist. Once accepted into the course, the applicant will complete a further three years of full-time study after which they are able to register as a specialist in the field with the Dental Board of Australia.

Prosthodontists have specialty knowledge and skills that give them the ability to diagnose and treat a wide range of health issues.

Specialist Prosthodontists are different to dentists. As an educated consumer, it is important to understand that you have choices in your treatment decisions and that you can be involved in making the best choice for your health and well-being. Before committing to complex, expensive or irreversible dental procedures you should consider has my General Dentist completed appropriate training that enables them to carry out this procedure successfully


Aria Dental is the home of Western Australian Principal Prosthodontist Dr Michael
Zaninovich. Aria Dental, and our team of dentists, have built an outstanding reputation as Perth’s leading dental implant and cosmetic centre.

Dr Zaninovich is a one of only two Diplomates of the International Congress of Oral
Implantologists in Western Australia and the Aria Dental Perth CBD clinic regularly has patients travelling from regional, interstate and overseas to benefit from his care and expertise. A Fellow of the Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Dr Zaninovich and his team use advanced dental implant techniques and treatment care – for one, several or all missing teeth.

Under the direction of our Master Ceramist, Aria Dental runs its own dental laboratory, with a large team of dental technicians. The experience and artistic finesse of our dental technicians, play an extremely important role and contributes significantly to your final aesthetic result.

To learn more about Dr Zaninovich, Aria Dental or Dental Implants, visit
www.AriaDental.com.au or www.drmichaelzaninovich.net.au

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