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Our Team Members

Dr Navin R Vithal

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

Member of

  • New Zealand Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
  • 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 client’s 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 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

Dr Bashar Al-Kadhi

BDBachelor of Science - University of Otago. Graduated May 2010 Major: Neuroscience, Minor: Psychology Bachelor of Dental Science – 2011-2015 University of Western Australia. ( Bachelor Dental Science)

Bashar grew up in Hamilton and completed his tertiary education at the University of Otago and the University of Western Australia.  His interests within dentistry revolve around providing comprehensive care for his patients with aim of maintaining or reestablishing oral health.   His fields of particular interest within dentistry include prosthodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery.

He feels that one of the most important aspects in dentistry is building trust and rapport.  One of the most rewarding aspects of dentistry for Bashar is having anxious patients feel at ease during treatment, as this in turn allows them to become more proactive in maintaining their oral health.

While his primary language is English he does also speak Arabic, particularly the Iraqi dialect.  Outside of dentistry Bashar enjoys playing guitar, cooking, and exploring the outdoors.

Filip Sowa

DDH Diploma Dental Hygiene

Longueuil, Quebec. Canada 2010

We are glad to have Filip on Board in our Wellington practice with his wide range of international skills. Filip trained in Quebec Canada and has been a Dental Hygienist in Canada for 8 years. In Canada, the training is in a very wide range of Hygiene skills which allows Filip to have a greater depth of understanding of how hygiene and dentistry fit together.

Filip speaks multiple languages

- French

- Polish

- Mauricien creole

His range of skills apart from the hygiene skills include, Invisalign advice, Advanced dental implant care, comprehensive treatment planning

Filip has been involved with communities being President of Board of Directors helping the growth of intellectually and mentally disabled

Event coordinator

Bicycle Security Team leader Tour de L'Ile de Montreal

Filip has a wide range of skills and has a passion and involvement in the communities that he has lived in

Anna Caldwell

RDH Dental Hygienist

Bachelor of Oral Health 2016

Anna 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

Luzviminda Evangelista

Orthodontic Auxillary

DMD -- 1988 University of the East

Luzviminda ...luz for short is a dental graduate from the Phillipines, She has had extensive experience as a dentist in vaiours fields since her graduation, however she has developed a passion for orthodontics, so with her extensive experience as an orthodontic auxillary over the last 12 years she had developed a wealth of knowledge with regards to all aspects of orthodontic treatment and the various systems

Dr Navin R Vithal

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Dr Kevin Yang

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Dr Bashar Al Kadhi

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Filip Sowa

 

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Anna Caldwell

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Luzviminda Evangelista  

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