BDS (Otago) 1998
DipClinDent (Otago) (Paeds) 1994
Steph has 30 years experience in dentistry. She's worked in both hospital and private practice whilst living in Invercargill, in NHS and private practice in Wales and in Motueka since 1998. In 2000 Steph bought the practice.
She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, but is especially interested in the restoration of worn dentition.
Steph's married, has five children and she loves gardening.
BDS (Otago) 1998
Heidi has worked part time as an associate dentist at the practice since 2005. She graduated from Otago University with a BDS (credit) in 1998 and went on to work in the UK where she completed dental vocational training at a mixed private-NHS practice in the beautiful Lake District.
Following this Heidi worked for Dental Health Services Victoria at Ballarat Base Hospital, Australia, and then at a private Christchurch practice before returning home to the Nelson-Tasman region.
She is a qualified winemaker and splits her time
between the dental surgery, the winery and being a mother to three busy young children.
BDS (Otago) 2015
Turoa graduated with a BDS from the University of Otago in 2015.
He performs all aspects of general dentistry where he likes to incorporate Tikanga Maori in his approach. He enjoys helping create a calming and caring environment for his patients.
Outside of dentistry Turoa is passionate about rugby and he plays in the forwards for Motueka's Huia club. He also enjoys spending time with his family. His daughter, Mia, was born in late October 2017.
Motueka Support Staff
Katie (Office Administrator) Kim, Aimee, Amy (Dental Assistants) and Sandy (Reception).
Richmond Support Staff
Kelly and Lucy (Dental Assistant and Administration).