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Meet Our Team

DRURY DENTAL

Dr. Susan Bell

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Sue graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1982. She and her husband Doug established Drury Dental in 1993. Sue enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. 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. Ken Lin 

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Ken graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He grew up in Auckland but has spent the last few years working in Palmerston North Hospital. He is a passionate dentist and prides himself in making patients feel at ease and comfortable while in the dental chair. Ken enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a special passion for oral surgery especially wisdom teeth extractions. Outside of work, Ken enjoys playing basketball and fishing in his spare time. 


Dr. Raj Thathiah

Raj was born in South Africa. He completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Witwatersrand(WITS) 1995. He has a lot of experience in Private Dental Practice and has owned his own clinic. He is also widely traveled and has worked abroad including the UK. 

Raj emigrated to New Zealand with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in Orthodontics completing further training as a General Dental Orthodontic Practitioner. He has thoroughly enjoyed treating the incredible patients at Drury Dental. In his spare time you will find him on the water of fishing for snapper.

Renee Wiles 

Renee_Wiles.JPGRenee schooled in Zimbabwe. She worked in South Africa for many years before relocating with her husband Rob to the City of Sails. She loves Auckland and really enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life.

She is passionate for peoples oral health and endeavours to help maintain a regular schedule and oral health programme for her patients which are of great importance to her. She enjoys the Kiwi outdoor lifestyle. 

GUARDIAN DENTAL

Dr. Amna Ghazali

AmnaGhazali.jpgAmna grew up in Auckland. She graduated from Otago University. She genuinely cares for her patients and believes it is so important to love what you do and to give all that you do, 100%. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is extremely passionate. She is also an active person in the community who enjoys hiking, tramping and photography. She has an interest in archery.

Dr. Vera Zdarsky

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Vera graduated in 1982 from Charles University of Prague as Medical Doctor and later completed a Masters in General Dentistry Vera moved to New Zealand in 1990 and started working 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 devotes 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 to 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.

MILFORD FAMILY DENTAL

Dr. Erl Sutcliffe


Erl2.pngErl graduated from the University of Otago in 1981. He is a caring and friendly dentist who is capable in all aspects of dentistry. He has a wealth of experience and has practiced all over Auckland. In the last 20 years he moved with his family to the North Shore. He has been working at Milford Dental Centre for many years and a familar face in the community.

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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 and orthodontics. 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 has been a long standing associate of Robyn Cameron and has been with our practice for over 5 years now. She graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery more than 10 years ago. 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

Dr. Ghassan Hamid

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Ghassan graduated in 1997 and has worked in many countries as a general  dentist. He completed his post graduate diploma in General Dentistry at the  University of Otago in 2005 and went on to teach at the University of Otago for 7 years. His passion is to provide high quality dental care for his patients and he regular attends lectures locally and internationally to stay at the forefront of dentistry.

HYGIENISTS

Kendra Andrews

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Originating from Canada, Kendra has been our full time Dental Hygienist for the past 5 years. She completed a 4 year degree in Dental Hygiene Specialization in Canada in 2006 and has over 10 years experience. She is experienced in treating all forms of Periodontal disease and with her caring, gentle touch she helps puts patients at ease. In her spare time she enjoys doing Yoga and going to the gym, catching up with friends and family and is also well travelled. 

Stacey Cronin 

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Stacey graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Health science, majoring in Oral Health. Originally from Wanganui, Stacey moved to Auckland to complete her Degree. Stacey is passionate about oral health having worked in the industry for a number of years as a Dental Assistant. Her friendly, caring, and gentle approach helps make patients feel comfortable during their dental visits. In her spare time she enjoys reading, running, and spending time with friends and family. Stacey offers late night and weekend appointments.

NEW LYNN DENTAL CARE

Dr. Nicole Scott

Nicole graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2014. She enjoys restorative dentistry and has a calm and gentle nature that helps to put nervous patients at ease. Nicole is qualified in Inhalation as well as IV sedation. She understands that coming to the dentist can be a worrying situation for patients and hopes to make teh treamtent experience at New Lynn Dental as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Outside of dentistry, Nicole enjoys skiing and is keen to see what New Zealand slopes have to offer. 

Dr. Gayatri Singh

Gyatri is a resident of Auckland and is flourishing in her Dentistry career. She graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India and registered with the Dental Council of New Zealand. She is a skilled practitioner of general dentistry who utilses cutting-edge techniques while embracing a philosophy of minimal invasiveness. She prides herself on being gentle with her patients and her calming nature puts patients at ease. She is passionate about the work that she does and provides the most advanced dental care in a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere. 


Dr. Jeffery Lowe


Dr Lowe has a vast amount of experience as a dentist working originally in  Wellington Hospital. He has also worked abroad in Hong Kong. For many years he has been based in  West Auckland. He has contributed immensely to the community and to the profession.

He has also served  as the President of the Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Dental Association.