At Impression Orthodontics, Dr Sanj Ratneser and his team of orthodontic professionals not only know how to make an impression, they ensure their patients’ smiles leave an impression too. Since 2013, the team at Impression Orthodontics has been committed to straightening teeth and improving the smiles of patients of all ages in Perth Hills, Swan Valley, Ellenbrook and Kalamunda.
Impression Orthodontics uses different types of orthodontic appliances and braces to achieve a great result for every patient. The types of braces used include: Empower metal and Empower clear braces. These traditional metal braces use self-ligating brackets which give patients a more comfortable treatment experience with exceptional results. All treatment is outlined in a bespoke treatment plan.
Orthodontic treatment is made affordable at Impression Orthodontics with competitive prices. Full upper and lower braces start from $6430, while a full set of Invisalign aligners costs $7500. All treatments are available on a payment plan as well. Patients can book a free Invisalign consultation with Dr Sanj or Dr Petrykowski at either of Impression Orthodontics’ clinics in Ellenbrook or Kalamunda.
Dr Sanj Ratneser
Dr Sanj is Impression Orthodontics' principal orthodontist. Sanj grew up in Perth and graduated high school at Christ Church Grammar School in Claremont. He had a strong desire to work in health, which led him to study dentistry at the University of Adelaide, where he completed his dentistry degree in 1998.
After a brief stint working as a dentist in Perth, Sanj caught the travel bug and moved to the UK to work in private practice with an emphasis on children's dentistry. In 2007, Sanj returned to Australia to undertake specialist training in orthodontics at the University of Melbourne.
Sanj was awarded the 2010 John McDonald award by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This is one of the world's most prestigious awards in orthodontics. Sanj was also awarded the 2010 Elsdon Storey research award by the Australian Society of Orthodontists for his research on dental decay around braces.
When not straightening teeth and looking after his young family, Sanj is a big fan of all things beach. He is an avid diver, golfer and cricketer. Sanj is also the current President of the Australian Society of Orthodontists WA branch.
Dr Fabiana Petrykowski
Dr Fabiana Petrykowski originally completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Sao Paulo and a Specialization Course in Orthodontics in Brazil. She worked for 10 years before moving to Perth with her family in 2006.
Fabiana began working as a General Dentist after successfully passing the Australian Dental Council examinations. Whilst working as a dentist, she completed the Bachelor of Science in Dentistry with Honours at the University of Western Australia. She was then accepted into the prestigious Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) at The University of Western Australia.
Fabiana’s research evaluated airway morphology in patients with moderate and severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea using 3D imaging, as well as evaluation of bone density using micro CT analysis. Fabiana is Specialist Orthodontist, a full member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO).
Fabiana is committed to providing her patients with exceptional orthodontic care and welcomes orthodontic referrals for children and adults assuring patients will have a very pleasant experience. She is committed to continuing education, regularly attending national and international meetings and conferences.
Fabiana has been married to Carlos since 1999 and they have a daughter, Luiza. Her main hobbies are yoga, cooking, travelling and playing the piano. In her spare time, she enjoys the beach, live music and spending time with family and friends.