As part of our professional responsibility, we take very seriously the need to stay up to date with the latest technology and advice in dental health. Our job is to look after your oral health, and we see the way we practice dentistry as a continual process of adding to our knowledge.
This has a double benefit. It keeps us on our toes, and it ensures that you have access to the best advice and care. That is our philosophy. We want clients to be fully informed in order for them to make the best decisions about their dental health and appearance.
Dr. PHIL BRAKE BSc BDS (Otago)
Phil graduated from Otago University in December 1981, with a B.D.S, having completed a B.Sc. in 1977. A year spent in Auckland Hospital as a Dental House Surgeon, gave him invaluable experience dealing with trauma cases and the medically ill. He has considerable experience gained in practices in New Zealand and London.
Dr. GEOFFREY KING BDS (Otago)
A graduate of Otago University's well regarded dental school; Geoff has almost 30 years experience in the field, and has spent time working overseas in the UK. His experience in the British National Health Service helped refine his philosophy of dental health care. He has a special interest in orthodontics, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, high tech dentistry including Laser and CEREC dentistry and last but not least preventive dentistry. Dr. King has undertaken three years training with the Progressive Orthodontic System and continues to attend annual updates in the latest changes.
Dr. JESSICA SU BDS (Otago)
Jess is a friendly and gentle practitioner with a strong focus on helping patients develop a full understanding of their own oral health and individual needs. Having graduated from the University of Otago's Dental School (with Credit), Jess is committed to continued education and being up-to-date with the latest dental technology and clinical research. This allows the standard of her clinical work to remain consistently high. Jess is an active member in the New Zealand Dental Association, and Auckland Dental Association. Outside of dentistry, Jess is a competitive badminton player, enjoys walking bush trails, and sampling Auckland's growing number of new eateries.
LESLEY TURNER HALL
Registered Dental Hygienist
Lesley Turner Hall was educated and trained at Niagara College Ontario Canada in 1998. She graduated in the top three percentile of her class as a Registered Dental Hygienist. We were fortunate to have Lesley join our team in the summer of 2001. She has extensive dental knowledge and a wealth of clinical experience.Her professional demeanour, exceptional clinical skills and caring nature are the reasons her very large and loyal client-base return to see her. She specialises in periodontal gum disease treatment and oral hygiene education. She takes pride in helping people maintain healthy mouths, creating nice smiles and helping people keep their teeth for life.In her spare time, Lesley is a competitive marathon runner and Ironman triathlete. She enjoys watching foreign films and live theatre productions. Lesley was the winner of the New Zealand Dental Hygienist of the Year Award 2017
Registered Dental Hygienist
Geraldine has gained extensive experience in the dental industry, starting in 1996 as a dental assistant. She later completed a Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health from the Auckland University of Technology. Shortly after graduating Geraldine and her small family moved to Brisbane Australia where she worked as a Dental Hygienist for a large private practice for a few years. Geraldine prides herself in delivering quality gentle patient care and excellent customer service to all her patients. She maintains her professional development through continuous education, attending seminars, conferences and training courses. In her spare time Geraldine loves spending quality time with her family. She's into health and fitness and has a particular interest in history, performing arts, different cultures and arts and crafts.