Dr. John Wright
John studied at Otago University. He brings over 20 years of experience to the practice. 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 . He has received Outstanding Service to Cosmetic Dentistry.
He was a founding member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been 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 has also helped train the final year Dental Therapy Students at AUT.
John is trained in Invisalign and with the use of Dermal Fillers and Botulium Toxin.
However, he enjoys practicing all forms of dentistry with a particular passion for cosmetic dentistry.
Outside dentistry his time is taken up running his three children Alex, Oliver and Charlotte to their various activities.
Dr. Erl Sutcliffe
Our longstanding Dentist Dr. Erl Sutcliffe graduated from the University of Otago in 1981 and has worked predominately in New Zealand other than 2 years spent in London and a year in Germany. He has practiced at Milford Dental Centre since 1999.
Erl was born on the North Shore and lives in Milford with his wife and 2 of his 3 children, his dog and cat. The recent addition of his first grandchild has added further joy to his life. When not at work Erl enjoys walking, playing golf and traveling.
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 Bachelor 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
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. Marwan Wadea
Marwan studied his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, graduating in 2009 and registered as a Dentist in New Zealand in 2012.
He uses dental photography as a way of communicating with his patients and enjoys most parts of general dentistry. Marwan particularly has a genuine passion for Cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He recently accomplished a Masters in Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Dentistry at the University of Otago. Marwan finds joy in seeing the smile on his patient’s face when shown the final result at the end of their appointment. Marwan is very thorough in his procedures and explains each step of the treatment process, allowing his patients to feel as ease.
Outside of the practice and his studies, he resides in Murrays Bay and enjoys running and keeping active. You’ll often find him at Millennium gym as he likes to stay fit.
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 graduated from Auckland University of Technology 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.