Dr Yasmin Akrum

Dr Yasmin Akrum
BDS (Singapore), MSc Periodontics (United Kingdom), FAMS (Periodontics)

Yasmin has been a practicing dentist for more than 25 years. She graduated in 1993 from National University of Singapore and pursued her Masters in Periodontology at The Eastman Dental Institute (University of London) two years after. Yasmin practised as a Periodontist for 8 years at the Singapore National Dental Centre, the largest public dental centre in Singapore. Her area […]

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Karen McCombe

Karen McCombe
RDH NZDF

Karen started her career in dentistry in 1986 as a dental assistant in Christchurch. After which, she joined the New Zealand Army Dental Corp (NZADC) in 1990. In 1991, she embarked on a 3-year programme by the NZADC to become a dental hygienist. Upon completion in 1994, Karen continued working in the NZADC for 4 […]

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Amelia Leonhardt

Amelia Leonhardt
BSDH

Amelia graduated in the U.S. from Clark College’s Department of Dental Hygiene in 2014. She worked in Washington State and Wyoming before moving to Christchurch in 2017 for her husband to pursue his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Canterbury. Amelia is passionate about dental hygiene and loves educating and empowering her patients […]

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Nathalie Llamas

Nathalie Llamas
BOH

An interest in oral health and health promotion led me to study Bachelor of Oral Health and graduated as a dually qualified dental hygienist and dental therapist from the University of Otago in 2017. I began my working life in Wellington, working for both the District Health Board and a private practise where I was […]

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Anju Joseph

Anju Joseph
Dental Assistant

Anju qualified as a Dentist in her home country, India, in 2018 and worked as a General Dentist for a year before deciding to move to New Zealand in 2019. In New Zealand, Anju completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Health from ARA and has worked as Dental Assistant at multiple clinics across Canterbury. Anju […]

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Christiane Lutter

Christiane Lutter
Dental Assistant

Christiane completed her Dental Assistance Qualification in her home country, Germany, in 1989 and worked for a specialist practice in Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics as a dental assistant as well as a receptionist. She emigrated to New Zealand with a young family in 2005 for the first time and loved New Zealand so much that she decided […]

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Gill Baxter

Gill has been working in the dental industry for over 10 years. Originally qualifying as a registered Dental Nurse in the UK, she has worked her way up to Practice Manager.  Gill has a strong passion in Oral Surgery, Periodontics and Implants. She has enjoyed her time working in an Emergency Dental Departmental and also in Specialist Clinics. […]

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Yan Neo

Yan Neo
Administrative Manager

After completing an honours degree in tourism management at Lincoln University (New Zealand), Yan’s first job was with an inbound tour operator. This equipped her with valuable organisational skills and developed her attention to detail. Subsequent administration and customer service roles in the education industry reinforced her interest in setting up work processes and a […]

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