At Katoomba Dental Centre, our primary focus is ensuring that our patients have the highest standard of dental care available. We look forward to serving the Katoomba area and the surrounding communities of Leura, Wentworth Falls, Hazelbrook, Lawson and Blackheath, caring for patients with honesty, integrity and compassion. We believe you will notice the difference from your very first visit with our dental clinic.
We invite you to read our team biographies, listed below, so you can get to know us a bit before you come to our clinic. Dr Phillip Moss and Dr Elizabeth Flores Westreicher look forward to getting to know you and setting you on the path to a lifetime of good oral health. Our entire clinical and administrative team looks forward to seeing your smile.
Dr Elizabeth Flores Westreicher, BDS (Peru), ADC (Perth)
Dr Liz Flores Westreicher is delighted to be a part of the Katoomba Dental Centre. She graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2003 (Lima, Peru). Dr Liz has gained extensive experience in her own practice providing the best care to her patients.
Liz volunteered to work in different dental mission fields catering for the marginalized and gaining experience in all aspects of general dentistry. She moved to Australia in 2010 where she attained her Certification of General Dentistry from the Australian Dental Council in Perth.
As a member of the Australian Dental Association, Liz takes different avenues of learning and continues to update her skills and interests by attending various courses in order to provide the best possible levels of care to her patients. Liz's aim is always to make the patient feel comfortable in the chair along with tailoring treatments to the patient's needs and concerns.
When she's not working, Liz loves relaxing with family and friends, doing outdoor activities, swimming, reading, cooking and learning new languages.
Dr Philip Moss, BsC (UNSW), BsD (Sydney)
Dr Philip Moss founded Katoomba Dental Centre in 1998. He is a Sydney University Graduate with 20 years experience in the Royal Australian Air Force before coming to work in the Blue Mountains. Phil loves being able to solve patient's oral health problems and provide education. Phil is extremely passionate and experienced in Implant placements, Crown and Bridge restorative works, and oral surgery, delivering high quality care to all of his patients with compassion and understanding.
Phil sold Katoomba Dental Centre to his son James in 2018, but has remained an integral member of the business helping to guide and shape it for the future with James. Both Phil and James hope to grow Katoomba Dental Centre into a thriving business, providing accessible and high quality services to the community of the Upper Blue Mountains.
When mentoring or working within Katoomba Dental Centre, you can find Phil often working on his gardens. He has successfully created beautiful gardens at his home in the Blue Mountains, where it is on display during some of the yearly garden festivals. When he has time for leisure he often enjoys playing tennis, or skiing during the winter season.
Mr James Moss, B.Sc.IT
Owner / Practice Manager
James is our Practice Manager and has worked at Katoomba Dental Centre since 2015.
Originally in IT and software design, James developed a passion for the Health Industry working for his father, and previous owner of Katoomba Dental Centre. James enjoys seeing the positive changes patients experience after completing their treatment and receiving fantastic health and aesthetic results.
James truly appreciates that dentistry is expensive, and strives to help all patients with costs and working with the dentists on treatment planning to best fit the needs of every individual person that we treat. This has been reflected by the several initiatives he has implemented into the practice since he started, including flexible payment plans, membership programs, and affordable pricing of treatment.
James loves the Blue Mountains and has mostly lived in the area for the past 19 years. One of James' main hobbies is Snowboarding. He has been traveling to the snow most years since he was a young teenager and has always enjoyed the cold snowy weather.
Next time you are in Katoomba Dental Centre, say Hi to James, he is happy to meet and greet our patients and assist them wherever he can!
Treatment Coordinator / Supervisor
Susan is our longest standing team member, having been with us for over 10 years now! Susan is one Treatment Coordinators, assisting the dentists in coordinating our patients treatment. Susan is also our head Dental Assistant and assists our Practice Manager on a number of areas in the practice to make it run smoothly.
Susan was originally in banking which afforded her numerous skills in customer service and finance. This is allowed her to progress as a Treatment Coordinator and assist our patients in receiving quality treatment from our dentists. You will often see Susan out in the front office working with patients and other staff members.
When you are in Katoomba Dental Centre next, say hi to Susan, she either has worked behind the scenes or directly with you to make sure you have a positive and comfortable experience with us.
Thanks for being awesome Susan!