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Meet Our Team

DRURY DENTAL

Dr. Susan Bell

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Sue has lived in Drury for twenty years, is a mother of four, a keen gardener and enjoys hiking around New Zealand and sailing.


Dr. Kav Naidoo

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Kavendra (known commonly as 'Kav') graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and later went on to complete his Bachelor Of Medicine and Batchelor of Surgery at Auckland University.

He is an enthusiastic dentist who is capable in all aspects of dentistry with a recently acquired interest in dental implants. His manner with patients is very courteous, friendly and he prides himself on excellent post visit and after hours dental care.
Kav is widely travelled and is able to relate to people from many walks of life. He is married and has a particular sporting interest in cricket. In his spare time Kav enjoys keeping fit through regular gym routines and is very much a family guy.

Dr. Cameron Roling

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Cameron graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He focuses on providing well rounded and comprehensive care that is tailored to each patient's needs.

Cameron grew up locally and attended Drury School. In his spare time Cameron enjoys photography, travel and skiing.


Dr. Kiri Wakefield

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Kiri grew up in Auckland . She graduated from Otago University and subsequently moved back 

to Auckland to work at Middlemore Hospital as a dental house surgeon. She has been involved in treating dental emergencies and medically compromised patients, as well as advancing her oral surgery. She has a passion for general dentistry 

She is an active person who enjoys playing golf, skiing, and mountain biking.

GUARDIAN DENTAL

Dr. Vera Zdarsky

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Vera graduated in 1982 from Charles University of Prague as Medical Doctor and completed Masters in General Dentistry in 1985. Worked in Prague until moving to New Zealand in 1990. Started to work for Geddes Dental Group after completing NZ registration exams, doing all aspects of dentistry and also teaching clinical dental technicians how to make dentures. Started working as principal dentist at Guardian Dental in 2005. She enjoys attending dental courses to keep up with improvements and technology in dentistry. She values not only western but also alternative approaches to well-being and healing. She devote her  time to yoga, meditation and martial arts. She is compassionate in all that she does and loves her work and all people.

Dr. Roger Ngan

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Born and raised in Lower Hutt, Roger graduated from Otago University in 1981. 

After working in Auckland he practiced in Onehunga for 20yrs before leaving and joining Guardian Dental in 2007. Oral health and appearance is important ato him and with the help of our friendly dental team, he aims to provide quality dentistry with sound advice in a professional, relaxed and caring environment. 

Dentistry can be challenging and in order to create a balance Roger's outside interests include tennis. He follows most sports especially rugnby and cricket and enjoys music too.

Dr. Kiri Wakefield

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Kiri grew up in Auckland . She graduated from Otago University and subsequently moved back 

to Auckland to work at Middlemore Hospital as a dental house surgeon. She has been involved in treating dental emergencies and medically compromised patients, as well as advancing her oral surgery. She has a passion for general dentistry 

She is an active person who enjoys playing golf, skiing, and mountain biking.

MILFORD FAMILY DENTAL PREVIOUSLY SIMON HILL DENTAL & ROBYN CAMERON

Dr. Simon Hill

Simon_hill.jpgOriginally from Gisborne, Dr Hill studied at Otago and has spent the last ten years working in Australia. In November of 2007, Dr Hill returned to New Zealand with his wife Trista and son Gus to take over the practice, and has been a resident of Milford ever since. 

Dr Hill has a great depth of experience in all areas of dentistry and regularly attends courses in New Zealand and overseas to make sure his team can continue to offer the lastest technology in dentistry.
Dr Hill is committed to ensuring his patients receive the best possible care and is available to discuss any concerns or questions that current and potential patients may have.

 

Dr. Ghassan Hamid

Ghassan.jpgDr. Ghassan Hamid graduated from the University of Otago in 2008. He completed his post grad at the University of Otago and taught at the University for 7 years. Ghassans passion in dentistry is to provide the best dental care for his  patients. He regularly attends lectures locally and internationally to stay at the forefront of dentistry. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family. 

 

Dr. Kav Naidoo

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Kavendra (known commonly as 'Kav') graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and later went on to complete his Bachelor Of Medicine and Batchelor of Surgery at Auckland University.

He is an enthusiastic dentist who is capable in all aspects of dentistry with a recently acquired interest in dental implants. His manner with patients is very courteous, friendly and he prides himself on excellent post visit and after hours dental care.
Kav is widely travelled and is able to relate to people from many walks of life. He is married and has a particular sporting interest in cricket. In his spare time Kav enjoys keeping fit through regular gym routines and is very much a family guy.

Dr. Kelly Jung

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Dr Kelly Jung came to New Zealand in 1994 from South Korea and grew up in Wellington. She graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery more than 10 years ago. She began her career working in Wellington and Auckland Hospitals for the District Health Board where she was working together with many highly qualified specialists and medically compromised patients. She also completed her primary examinations with Royal Australian College of Dental surgeons.

She then worked full time for a few years in private practice in East Auckland before she relocated to North Shore City. Kelly is married to her wonderful husband Lloyd and they have two delightful children together. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, and is dedicated to providing a high quality service and excellent aesthetic solutions for her patients. Kelly is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association, as well as New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Association. She understands that a visit to the dentist can be nerve-wracking for many, but through reassurance and listening to her patients concerns, she creates a relaxed environment to ensure each and every patient has a positive experience.

Dr. Darren Sue

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Darren Sue is also a longstanding dentist at Milford Family Dental. Darren graduated from the University of Otago in 1996, one year before Simon. Many of you may have already met Darren as he filled in for Simon early last year while he was away in Canada. Darren is a highly skilled dentist, previously owning 3 practices in Auckland and we are lucky to have him on our team. 

HYGIENISTS

Kendra Andrews

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Kendra has been our full time Dental Hygienist for the last 4 years. She completed a 4 year degree in Dental Hygiene Specialization in Canada in 2006 and has nearly 10 years experience. She is experienced in treating all forms of Periodontal disease. With her caring, gentle touch she puts patients at ease. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym, catching up with friends and traveling.

Anna Godley

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Anna is also one our experiened hygienists. Growing up on a farm in Waikato she moved to Auckland 3 years ago. Anna graduated from the University of Otago in 2010. She has over 5 years experience and with her friendly, gentle approach we are lucky to have her on our team.