MEET OUR TEAM
Dr. Brong Leung
Bron moved to New Zealand having lived in Australia prior.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Western Austrlia.
Her primary interests within the field of dentistry lies in aesthetic dentistry because she likes to see her patients happy and she believes that everyone deserves a healthy smile. She is committed to developing a lasting relationship with her patients as she strives to always give the best treatment possible.
Outside of work, Bron enjoys baking , socialising with friends, travellign and volunteering around the world.
Bron also frequently attends professional development courses in order to stay up to date with the latest dental technology and developments to better serve her patients.
Dr. Yolin Govender
Dr. Yolin Govender graduated from the University of Western Cape south Africa 2006.
He practices all l aspects of general dentistry with a more specialised focus on surgery adn orthodontics .
He also has been passionate about mentoring and lecturing in the past and is currently completing his thesis.
He loves creating and transforming smilese and keeps up with the latest technological advances around the world regularly attending international conferences.
Dr. Denic Bratislava
Dr. Kav Naidoo
Dr Kav is the founder of Auckland Family Dental.
Growing up in the North Shore he attended Westlake Boys.
After College, he left for Dunedin in pursuit of a Dental degree at the prestigious University of Otago.
On completion of his Dental degree, he accepted a job in New South Wales, Australia.
After a few years of practice there, he developed a keen interest in surgery, and in 2007 returned to Auckland and enrolled at Auckland University to complete his Medical degree (MBChB).
In 2013 Kav established the Auckland Family Dental brand. He has since added 6 dental practices to the brand. He specialises in all aspects of general dentistry but particularly enjoys Dental Surgery, Implants and Crown work. Kav has completed the POS system of orthodontics and has a large client base. Kav offers patients the choice of IV sedation during their dental procedures to make their experience more manageable.
Kav is an avid traveller and together with his wife, they enjoy travelling and pursuing outdoor activities.
Dr. Susan Bell
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 over twenty years and is a mother of four.
In weekends, Sue enjoys hiking around New Zealand and is a keen gardener.
Dr. Sara Wang
Sara grew up in Auckland then moved to Dunedin to study Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
Moving back to Auckland was a natural move for her after she graduated, and then she started with Auckland Family Dental.
She is compassionate and believes that everyone deserves to have a mouth that is healthy, pain-free and radiates confidence.
Outside of dentistry, She enjoys tramping and also has a passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Xin graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2018.
Before entering the field of dentistry, Xin earned his degree and nursing and spent a few years working as a registered nurse.
Xin believes that everyone can benefit from hygiene treatment.
He has a strong focus on ensuring that every patient receives the highest standard of care in a gentle manner but also ensures that they have a comfortable dental experience.
Outside of the practice, Xin enjoys spending time with his young family.
Xin and his wife have one daughter who keeps them busy.
Dr. Kelly Jung
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. John Wright
John studied at the University of Otago University. He holds a Fellowship in Restorative Dentistry with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He is a sustained member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and a member of the President’s Honour Roll with the AACD and has received Outstanding Service to Cosmetic Dentistry. Other accolades include being a founding member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a past president of the Academy. John has also lectured at the Auckland Dental Associated, Canterbury Dental Association, NZACD’s Six of the Best, NZACD Biennial Symposiums and many study clubs He been involved in training the final year Dental Therapy Students at Auckland University of Technology. John is an Invisalign provider and also provides Dermal Fillers and Botox injections. He brings over 20 years experience to our North Shore clinic. He enjoys practicing all forms of dentistry with a particular passion for cosmetic and rehabilitation cases. Outside dentistry his time is taken up with Family. He has three children Alex, Oliver and Charlotte and is a busy dad seeing to their various activities.
Dr. Christina Wang
Christina graduated from Otago University in 2003 and spent her early years working in Dunedin hospital, in private practice and also as a clinical tutor at the Otago dental school. Christina then spent the next 12 years in Queensland, Australia, working as a general dentist in a busy dental practice.
Christina has a wide range of expertise all in areas of dentistry including restorative, cosmetic, surgical and endodontic treatments. Christina is also a registered Invisalign provider and has a passion for providing clear retainer orthodontic treatments. Christina proactively stays up-to-date with the latest advances in dental technology and has a special interest in CAD/CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) allowing her to provide digital scanning and one-visit crowns.
Christina enjoys building up relationships were her patients and seeing an improvement in their oral health and their smiles in the long term.
In her leisure time, Christina likes to hike in various areas throughout Auckland, play piano and maintain her fitness at the gym and through pilates.
Dr. Kav Naidoo
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 . He has a focus on oral surgery and dental implants. He provides IV sedation as well. 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.
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.
Dr. Geon Bang
Geon graduated the University of Queensland with Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours. During his study, he participated in volunteer works at Mater Hospital and Tzu Chi Dental fairs. Before he moved to Auckland, he worked in Wellington, treating all age groups.
Geon was born in South Korea. His family moved to Brisbane when he was younger.
Geon enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with special interests in preventive and conservative dentistry. Through continuing education courses, he stays up-to-date with his working knowledge. Outside of dentistry, he enjoys travelling around and trying new places to eat out.
Dr. Grace Geoghegan
Grace is originally from Wellington, but studied dentistry at University of Otago, before moving up to Auckland to work at Auckland, Green lane and Middlemore hospitals.
Grace has special interests in cosmetic dentistry, wisdom teeth surgery, extractions, IV sedation (sleep dentistry) and minimally invasive dentistry. Grace will always take special care with all her patients to explain everything, make sure they are comfortable and ease any anxiety.
In her spare time she practices Brazilian jujitsu, yoga and Pilates and loves baking and cooking.
Dr Andrea Copplestone BDS
I graduated from Otago University, Dunedin in 1992 and bought into Parnell Dentistry in 1998. I love the nature of general practice in which we get to see the parents and then their children too! It is an exciting profession to be a part of as it is continuously evolving from a clinical and scientific point of view. I have a keen interest in keeping up with the latest research and innovations. I also get a lot of enjoyment from seeing the positive impact of the work we do at Parnell Dentistry on people’s lives.
When I am not at work I enjoy time with my young family and some relaxation time reading a book, doing yoga, pilates, or camping.
Dr Dmitrii Adaikin BDS
Dmitrii graduated from the Russian and worked around Auckland experiencing the vast culture NZ offers.
He is passionate about painless, quality dentistry and enjoys the challenge of creating individualised treatment plans, from the simple to the very complex.
He is passionate about creating smiles and is focused on providing the best cosmetic dentistry.
Being able to provide painless dental treatment to the highest standard is his passion and he wants to ensure that you are well taken care of and have a pleasant experience.
He has done Advanced training in Restorative dentistry through Belarussion Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his young family of 2 kids and lovely wife.
Lily is an oral health therapist, practising dental hygiene, dental therapy and orthodontic auxiliary. She graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Otago and currently works at both Parnell and Milford Clinics. She has extensive experience with both adults and children, previously working at Hutt Valley District Health Board as well as other private practices in Auckland before joining Auckland Family Dental.
Lily is fluent in both English and Mandarin and she is often complimented by her patients for her gentle clinical skills and caring manner. She frequently attends and contributes to dental conferences throughout New Zealand given her consistently strong pursuance for the most up to date evidence based practice so her patients get the best care possible. She has a wide base of patients under her care which she enjoys working with and is always looking forward to welcoming new patients. In her spare time, she enjoys playing competitive badminton, complex jigsaw puzzles and loves travelling abroad.