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Dr Navin R Vithal

BSc (Hons). Victoria University 1979 BDS. Otago University 1984

Member of

  • New Zealand Academy of Aesthetic Dentisty
  • New Zealand Dental Association
  • Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics

Born and educated in Wellington, graduating from Victoria University with Honours in Biochemistry before completing dentistry in Otago in 1984. He spent time overseas working in a large practice with specialists before returning to New Zealand in 1987.


He established the Hutt Dental Centre in 1990 and in 1996 established Tennyson Dental Centre.2006 Supreme Dental Concepts

Navin is a regular attendee at courses, loves dentistry and has a particular passion for cosmetic dentistry. He finds it very satisfying seeing clients self esteem grow with their new smiles. 2004 was a rewarding year for Navin being voted Wellington’s Best Dentist and an invitation to an exclusive course-dinner with Bill Dorfman from the hit television series Extreme Makeover.

Navin is also certified in the use of Botox and Dermal Fillers for lip enhancement  by the Australasian Academy of Dento- Facial Aesthetics

Dr Geon Bang

BDS (Hons). Brisbane University 2015

Geon was born in South Korea. His family moved to Brisbane, Australia in 2006 where he spent 10 years studying at Brisbane Boys' College and the University of Queensland.

Geon graduated the University of Queensland with Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours in 2015. During his study, he participated in volunteer works at Mater Hospital and Tzu Chi Dental fairs. Before he moved to Wellington, he worked at Rockhampton Base Hospital, treating all age groups and undertaking a full range of dental treatments.

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 Stephen Yu

BDS, University of Otago 2011

Stephen was born and brought up in Invercargill where he attended James Hargest College.  Having always been interested in the medical field, he moved to Dunedin after high school to study first year health science at the University of Otago.  He graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with distinction.  

After graduating, Stephen worked as a Dental House Officer in Southland Hospital for two years.  Here he predominantly worked in oral surgery, relief of pain management and dentistry for the special needs.  Stephen then moved to Christchurch where he has been working in private practice.  

Stephen enjoys practising in all fields of Dentistry but has a passion for oral surgery.  As such, he has moved to Wellington to complete a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with the University of Otago in order to pursue a career as an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon.

 

Dr Kevin Yang

BDS, University of London 2015

 

Kevin was born in Taiwan and moved to New Zealand with his family at a young age. He studied at the famous Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital and graduated with a Deans award for outstanding achievement in 2015. After graduation he undertook further training for a year and worked in the UK before coming back home to New Zealand.

 

Kevin has an outstanding educational background and he brings his skills and knowledge to augment the staff working at Supreme Dental Concepts. Kevin speaks fluent English and Mandarin. 

 

Kevin has an interest in all fields of dentistry and new innovations, regularly attending courses to ensure he is providing the best possible care for his patients. He has a reputation for providing gentle pain free dentistry and is good with patients who are anxious.

Outside of dentistry, Kevin enjoys travelling, playing tennis, reading, and photography

 

Lauren McHugh

RDH Dental Hygienist

Bachelor of Oral Health 2010 - 2012

NZ Dental Assisting Certificate 2008 

 

Lauren is orginally from Wellington, Lauren worked as a dental assistant at the periodontists ( gum specialist) in wellington and this sparked an interest in dental hygiene. Lauren then applied to Otago dental school for the Batchelor of Oral Health which she hen obtained in 2012. After finishing at Otago Lauren worked in Nelson for one year before moving up back to Wellington to settle down. Lauren also works in our Wellington branch. Her communication skills are excellent which ensures that she deals with any gum disease process's you may have going on. 

Anna Caldwell

RDH Dental Hygienist

Bachelor of Oral Health 2016

Louise graduated from Otago University in 2016 with her Bachelor of Oral Health which covers a number of fields in Dental Hygiene. Anna works in our Lower Hutt Branch  and Wellington Branch, Anna is available on two late nights which are a Monday and Thursday night in Lower Hutt. She works Monday to Thursday in Lower Hutt. Anna works in the Wellington practice on a Friday

Anna has a strong interest in preventive maintenance of oral disease in the mouth and as we have found with the clients that go through hygiene there is very little development of dental disease as it is prevented from taking hold

Jinny Jung

RDH Dental Hygienist

Bachelor of Oral Health 2015

Dr Navin Vithal

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Dr Geon Bang

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Dr Stephen Yu

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Dr Kevin Yang

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Lauren McHugh

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Anna Caldwell

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Jinny Jung

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