Meet Our Team

Dr Navin R. Vithal

Dr. Navin R. VithalBorn & educated in Wellington, Dr Vithal graduated from Victoria University in 1979 with Honours in Biochemistry before earning his BDS from Otago University in 1984. He spent time overseas working in a large practice with specialists before returning to New Zealand in 1987. He has established three dental practices: the Hutt Dental Centre in 1990; Tennyson Dental Centre in 1996; & Supreme Dental Concepts in 2006.

Navin regularly completes continuing education to further his dental knowledge & has a particular passion for cosmetic dentistry. He finds it very satisfying seeing client’s self-esteem grow with their new smiles. In 2004, Navin was voted Wellington’s Best Dentist & was invited to an exclusive course-dinner with Bill Dorfman from the hit television series Extreme Makeover.

Navin is a member of the New Zealand Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, the New Zealand Dental Association & the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetic. He is certified in the use of Botox® & Dermal Fillers for lip enhancement by the Australasian Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics.

Dr Kevin Yang

Dr. Kevin YangBDS, University of London 2015

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

Kevin has an outstanding educational background, & his skills & knowledge augment the staff working at Supreme Dental Concepts. Kevin speaks fluent English & Mandarin.

Kevin has an interest in all fields of dentistry & 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 & is good with patients who are anxious.

Outside of dentistry, Kevin enjoys traveling, playing tennis, reading & photography.

Dr Jessica Harris

Dr.-Jessica-HarrisDDH Jessica graduated with distinction in 2009 from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She then spent a year as a Maxillofacial House Surgeon in the Dunedin Hospital, which involved not only performing general dentistry, but also assisting in the management of facial trauma & severe infection. Since then, Jessica has been fortunate to have worked in multiple cities around New Zealand, as well as in Australia. This has enabled her to gain a wide range of experience & exposure to some of the latest dental techniques & technology available.

Jessica (or Jess as we know her!) believes it is important to create a trusting dentist-patient relationship, especially as many people are nervous when visiting their dentist. She strives to cater to her patients’ individual needs by factoring in the best treatment available, as well as any financial or time pressures. She performs & enjoys all aspects of general dentistry & is known for helping patients feel comfortable & at ease during their dental treatment.

Jess has two young children who keep her on her toes, & when she is not chasing after them, she enjoys making the most of the great outdoors—whether it is running, biking or hiking around our beautiful country.

Filip Sowa

Filip SowaDDH Diploma Dental Hygiene
Longueuil, Quebec. Canada 2010

Filip trained in Quebec Canada, where he earned his DDH in 2010, & was a Dental Hygienist in Canada for 8 years. In Canada, his training included a very wide range of hygiene skills, which allows Filip to have a greater depth of understanding of how hygiene & dentistry fit together.

To better serve our patients, Filip speaks French, Polish & Mauricien Creole.

In addition to his extensive hygiene skills, Filip can help provide Invisalign® advice, advanced dental implant care & comprehensive treatment planning.

Filip spends his free time getting involved in his community, where he has helped the growth of intellectually & mentally disabled community members. He has also served as Bicycle Security Team leader in the Tour de L’Ile de Montreal.

Maggie Li – Hygienist

Maggie graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Oral Health & is currently also working with the Hutt Valley District Health Board. She believes in working together with her patients to provide the best tailored care & treating patients as a whole. Maggie strives for improvement & is continuously learning & developing her skills in dentistry with ongoing training & professional development courses. She is fluent in English, Mandarin & Cantonese & enjoys working in a diverse multicultural setting, where she has learned to appreciate & deliver culturally-appropriate treatment to many different people. Maggie is passionate about community oral health education & aims to reduce disparities & encourage everyone to take control of their oral health & well-being.

Teresa Langley – Hygienist

Teresa Langley - Teresa Langley graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2017, obtaining a bachelor of health science in oral health. This enabled her to practice in dental therapy, dental hygiene & serve as an orthodontic auxiliary.

Teresa has 15 years of experience working in the dental field, giving her a wealth of knowledge. She uses to most advanced techniques & maintains high standards in her work through her continued training & development. Teresa is known by many of her patients for her gentle touch & thorough work. She enjoys getting to know her patients, building relationships based on trust. She has helped many dentally anxious patients feel at ease & is passionate about educating & helping them achieve positive oral health outcomes with tailored treatments for each individual.

When she is not in the office, Teresa enjoys spending time with family & her beloved dog. She enjoys performance art, especially dance, which she has done most of her life, including teaching it. Teresa is a sincere person with a good sense of humour who enjoys getting to know new people.

Anna Seo – Hygienist

Anna-Seo-HygienistAnna Seo graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Oral Health. Her degree qualifies her to practice both dental hygiene & dental therapy.

Previously, Anna worked as a dental therapist in South Auckland for Auckland Regional Dental Services, providing free dental care to children from birth to year 8. This enabled her to provide dental examinations, treatments, identify anomalies & give oral health advice to children & parents/guardians that have concerns about their child’s oral health.
As a dental hygienist, Anna is committed to helping educate & guide patients to achieve healthy gums & teeth as an integral part of their health & well being. She believes that it is important to build trust & relationships with the patient in a friendly & warm manner. She pays careful attention to patients’ needs & enjoys educating & building confidence in patients’ oral health after treatment. Anna is also bilingual & is able to speak Korean & English.

Outside of work, Anna loves visiting art galleries & new exhibitions & enjoys playing racquet sports.

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