Celebrating Smiles | 28 August, 2019

Henderson - Starting Over

Lumino and Starting Over

Lumino The Dentists was the official dental partner for the show Starting Over, reality daytime New Zealand TV series that focused on women who were looking to make major changes in their lives.

Four of our dentists from different practices were featured in the series - Dr Zoran Kostic of Lumino The Dentists Henderson being one of them!


About Dr Zoran Kostic

Dr Zoran Kostic graduated in 1984 with a DDS degree in Yugoslavia and went straight into practicing general dentistry until 1990 when he became a specialist in maxillofacial surgery. As well as being the Head of Maxillofacial Surgery for the hospital he was also an assistant professor in the Faculty of Dentistry in Pristina, Yugoslavia which included supervising and mentoring postgraduate students.

In 1999, Zoran immigrated to New Zealand and joined Lumino's Henderson practice in 2001 where he is Lead Dentist. He has special dental interests in cosmetic dentistry, including one-day crowns using modern equipment and technology and in Cerec, implants and oral surgery.


Watch Dr Zoran Kostic & Starting Over Participant, Fleur, from Episode 7

What is Starting Over?

Starting Over - Lumino

Starting Over is an inspirational career make-over series that follows the journey of eight New Zealand women as they take up the challenge to change their lives forever.

Guided by a team of experts – life coach Sian Jaquet, careers advisor Sarah Moyne, and stylist Samantha Hannah – the participants will clarify their goals, overcome their obstacles and achieve new challenges, casting off the personal and professional obstacles preventing them from truly starting over.