About Us

Philosophy

Our team of professionals believes that every patient should be offered the highest quality dental care with technologically advanced equipments in a comfortable environment. We are committed to offer personalised care that is consistent with patient’s dental needs and value. We welcome patient’s input to help developing a comprehensive but individualised long term plan for their teeth. With patient, together as a team, we completed dental work that is maximised for comfort, function, health and aesthetics.

Our goal is simply to help our patients retain their teeth all of their lives if possible, and to accomplish this appropriately.

 

Meet the Team

August_2015_Fashion_0624.jpgDr Bob S-P Yang BDS (Otago)

Invisalign, Cosmetic, and Restorative Dentistry

Dr Yang received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Otago in 1998 and has been in practice for over 10 years. He is an active member in a number of associations including Auckland Dental Association, New Zealand Dental Association, New Zealand Society for Sedation in Dentistry, and foundation member of New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,

Dr Yang's family immigrated to New Zealand in the 1990. With the completion of college in Palmerston North, he headed to Otago to gain his dental degree. After graduating, he developed and broadened his oral surgical skills further during two years of hospital postings in Wellington and Southland. Currently, he maintains a private practice in North Shore, Auckland focusing on cosmetic and restorative dentistry with a strong emphasis on risk management and comprehensive treatment planning.

Dr Yang firmly believes that in order to practice modern dentistry and have the ability to offer the best treatment option to patients nowadays, one must have a good comprehension of all aspect of dentistry. He continues to enhance his skill and knowledge by travelling extensively throughout the world to some of the world's well-known private post-graduate training facilities and courses such as Kois Centre in Seattle, the Fahl Centre for Aesthetic Dentistry in Brazil, Advance Implant Therapy from UCLA, and Mini-residency in Orthodontics by Dr Mahony in Sydney.

Outside dentistry, Dr Yang is an avid aviator. He is currently working towards his private pilot license.

 


 

August_2015_Fashion_0694.jpgDr Philippa MacDonald BDS (Otago)

Children and Restorative Dentistry

Dr MacDonald graduated with her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Otago in 1998. She is an active member of the New Zealand Dental Association, Auckland Dental Association and Australia New Zealand Society Paediatric Dentistry.

Dr MacDonald is passionate about dental health in children. She firmly believes in regular dental visit in order to monitor the developing dentition and to build up rapport with our little visitors. With regular monitoring, we are able to intervene when necessary at an appropriate time, be it regular dental examination, extensive restorative treatment under general anesthetic or anything in between. Dr MacDonald travels extensively throughout New Zealand and Australia, attending various courses and conferences, in order to keep up the developing trend and understanding in modern children's dentistry. As well as children's dentistry, she also has a keen interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, catering to the needs and requirements of people at all ages.

When Dr MacDonald is not at work, she is the busy mother of four young children. People live on the North Shore are also likely to see her out on her bike as she is a keen cyclist.

 


 

August_2015_Fashion_0669.jpgCarrie McCarthy

Dental Hygiene and Teeth Whitening

 


 

August_2015_Fashion_0931.jpgKylie Buckland

Reception / Office Coordinator

Kylie Joined the team in Feburary 2015 and really enjoys her role of keeping the practice running smoothly.  She has over 15 years experience in customer service and comes with a dental background bringing vast knowledge and skills.  Kylie is passionate about ensuring all patients are welcomed with a smile and leaving knowing that they have recieved the best service and care possible.  Meeting new and varied people is the most enjoyable part of her role as well as managing the office.

When she is not in the practice she is busy being a mum to her son Luca.  She also enjoys taking timeout at the gym and spending time with friends.

 


 

August_2015_Fashion_0734.jpgLouisa Oakey

Dental Assistant

 


 

August_2015_Fashion_0753.jpgCarla Newman

Dental Assistant