Reconstructive Dentistry Perth - Centre for Prosthodontics

Dr. Hezel Cohen

B.Ch.D (Stell) Cert. Pros. (Kings) DCD Pros (Melb) FAANZP MRACDS (Pros)
Registered Specialist Prosthodontist

Dental Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery – University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Certificate in Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics) – King’s College London, UK
  • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) – University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Fellow of The Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists
  • Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Prosthodontics)


Dr. Hezel Cohen completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, a five and a half year full time degree at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 2001, graduating with the prestigious South African Prosthodontic Society’s Medal for outstanding work in Prosthodontics. 

After spending 12 months providing primary oral health care and surgery in extreme rural conditions to some of the poorest communities in South Africa, he began working in the private sector before moving to Australia in 2008 where he enhanced his experience in oral surgery and restorative dentistry. 

In 2013 he completed a one year Certificate in Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics) through King’s College, London and in 2019 completed his three-year full time Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) degree at the University of Melbourne, graduating with the Straumann Group Award for Academic Achievement. 

Dr. Cohen joined the Centre for Prosthodontics as an associate in 2020.  He also provides guest lectures to several local dental organisations and remains actively involved in the continual education for young dentists. 

Specialty areas of focus

  • Removable prosthodontics 
  • Fixed removable prosthodontics (conventional and implant based) 
  • Complex rehabilitations ranging from single tooth to full mouth reconstruction
  • Complex Reconstruction – Management of Worn Dentition
  • Complex Multidisciplinary Dental Treatment – Collaboration with Other Dental Specialists

Dr. Cohen is a member of the following reputable professional organisations

  • University of Western Australia (Lecturer and clinical tutor for undergraduate dental students at the Oral Health Centre)
  • Royal Perth Hospital Maxillofacial and Reconstructive Unit (Visiting Prosthodontist)
  • Dental Specialists Society of Western Australia (President and Member)
  • Australian Prosthodontic Society (President and Member)
  • Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists (Fellow)
  • International Team of Implantology (Member and Guest Lecturer)
  • Australian Dental Association (Member)
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Prosthodontics) (Member)

Published work:

The focus of Dr. Cohen’s thesis was the initiation of the long-term clinical outcome study of two distinct implant placement protocols as well as digital dental restorative solutions resulting in his first scientific publication (The Australian Journal of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. HB Cohen. Restorative Complications in Full-Arch Implant Supported Prostheses. Aus J Perio & Imp Dent. 2019 Oct; 3 (2): 37 – 44.)