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Clinical Advisory Board

At Lumino The Dentists, we believe in building partnerships with our clinicians who play a critical role in the success of the Lumino dental business, and lead the way in providing quality and clinical excellence.

The Clinical Advisory Board provides a voice for our clinicians, enabling them to express their opinions and provide valuable input into the vision and strategy of our business. The Board is led by senior clinicians from within the group, who work in partnership with management to ensure the ongoing success of the Lumino business.

Lumino The Dentists is leading the way in dentistry in New Zealand, and there are significant opportunities for clinicians as we continue to grow the network.


Dr Andrew BrownDr Andrew Brown

Chair, Clinical Advisory Board

Andrew graduated in 1988 and has worked in the UK and in private practice. Whilst in the UK, he completed an MBA (Henley), using this as an integral part of running a group practice in central Wellington for 13 years before joining Lumino five years ago.

Andrew’s Lumino practice has grown over this time to now have two full time dentists, two associates and a hygienist and is well established as a high end implant/cosmetic restorative practice.

Dr Ben HarrisDr Ben Harris


Dr Ben Harris graduated from Otago University in 1997 and spent nine years practising in London and Auckland before returning to Christchurch in 2007, having just completed his fellowship in Sydney, Australia.


Ben is an active member of the NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The NZ Dental Association and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Dr Adam DoudneyAdam Doudney


Graduated 1993 from Otago, worked in hospital in Dunedin then Queensland. Returned to work in Orewa private practice in 1996 setting up a practice then in 2006 sold to Lumino.

For 5 plus years I have been consulting to Triodent and now since the sale of Triodent to Dentsply I work for Rhondium and Dentsply/Triodent NZ. In 2011 I did a Diploma in Business at Auckland University.

Dr Werner Eicholz

Dr Werner Eichholz


Werner Eichholz is Lead Dentist at Lumino The Dentists Proudmouth. Werner graduated from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, in 1981. He completed two compulsory years in the SA Army, as a dentist, before moving to the United Kingdom for three years.

At Proudmouth, Werner is renowned for his compassion, knowledge and expertise, especially when it comes to mouths that haven’t seen a dentist for a long time.

Dr Sarah KellyDr Sarah Kelly


Dr Sarah Kelly graduated in 2000 from Otago University. She then worked in Australia and the UK in private practice for 11 years and returned to New Zealand to join Lumino in 2012 with her husband and 2 boys.

Sarah joined Lumino Dental One from Lumino Remuera Village in 2014 as part of the amalgamation.

Dr Chris BrooksDr Chris Brooks


Chris graduated in 1987 and practices at Lumino City Dental on the Park in Tauranga. Chris has a Diploma of Forensic Odontology and worked with the NZ Police on victim identification after the Canterbury earthquakes in 2011. His support has been acknowledged by the NZ Police and he will be receiving the 2011 Canterbury Earthquake Citation.

Before joining Lumino in 2008, Chris worked with Dr. Simon Macdonald of Triodent, inventor of the V-ring matrix system. During this time he was able to road-test the system and its forerunner, offering feedback and suggested modifications.

Dr Garry RaeDr Garry Rae

Garry is the Lead Dentist at Garry Rae Dental. He graduated from The University of Otago in 1978 with a BDS. He then moved to Greymouth and has been practising there every since. He joined Lumino in 2009.