DentalOne Remuera

Meet Our Team

Lead Dentist

Dr Craig Dotchin

Craig is the lead dentist at Lumino Dental One. He is from Waiuku and graduated with credit from the University of Otago in 1999. Since then Craig has worked continuously in private practice in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

As well as being very experienced and confident in all areas of general dentistry, Craig has a special interest in the provision of replacement teeth with the use of titanium implants including full mouth rehabilitation with the All on Four system. Through further training and courses in both New Zealand and overseas, Craig is able to provide comprehensive care in…

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Craig is the lead dentist at Lumino Dental One. He is from Waiuku and graduated with credit from the University of Otago in 1999. Since then Craig has worked continuously in private practice in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

As well as being very experienced and confident in all areas of general dentistry, Craig has a special interest in the provision of replacement teeth with the use of titanium implants including full mouth rehabilitation with the All on Four system. Through further training and courses in both New Zealand and overseas, Craig is able to provide comprehensive care in this field.

Craig endeavours to provide patients with the highest quality dentistry using the latest techniques in both treatment and prevention of dental disease, and is committed to constant improvement through regular professional courses.

Dentist

Dr Clare Dunne

Clare started with the DentalOne team in 2006 after moving to New Zealand in 2005 with her Kiwi husband and two young children. A graduate of the University College Cork in Ireland in 1994, she has worked in private practice in the UK for the last 10 years.

Clare is committed to providing high-quality dentistry in a gentle and professional manner, and is particularly sympathetic to the more anxious patients. A regular attendee at postgraduate seminars both here and overseas, she aims to deliver up-to-the-minute dentistry in a friendly, relaxed and stress-free manner.

Dentist

Dr Sarah Kelly

Sarah 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.

Sarah's interests in Dentistry are creating lasting relationships with patients whilst creating and maintaining lovely smiles. She was lucky to have completed a year long course in the surgical and restorative side of implants whilst in London.

Dentist

Dr James Hannah

James graduated in 1981 from the University of Otago School of Dentistry. After two years' hospital experience, he headed off to work in London and, from there, moved on to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

After returning to New Zealand in 1991, James began to grow his own successful practice at St Michael’s Clinic in Remuera, Auckland. Seeing the benefits of group practice, James joined the DentalOne team in 2003, bringing with him his wealth of experience in general dental practice.

In addition to general dentistry, James plays an active part in New Zealand’s forensic dental community and has also been…

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James graduated in 1981 from the University of Otago School of Dentistry. After two years' hospital experience, he headed off to work in London and, from there, moved on to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

After returning to New Zealand in 1991, James began to grow his own successful practice at St Michael’s Clinic in Remuera, Auckland. Seeing the benefits of group practice, James joined the DentalOne team in 2003, bringing with him his wealth of experience in general dental practice.

In addition to general dentistry, James plays an active part in New Zealand’s forensic dental community and has also been devoted to the provision of dentistry to New Zealand’s armed forces.

Just recently, for two weeks, Dr/Major James Hannah was part of a team in the Pacific Islands working to repatriate buried soldiers back to their families in New Zealand, some of whom, never thought the day would come.

Oral Health Therapist

Zanisha Bissessor

Zanisha Bissessor graduated from AUT University with a Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health. She also has a Masters of Science in Health Psychology. Prior to joining the team at DentalOne, Zanisha worked at Auckland Regional Dental Services as a dental therapist, working with children.

Zanisha enjoys educating and promoting good oral hygiene for her patients while encompassing a holistic approach to health. She's especially interested in building strong relationships to create a comfortable environment to ensure all of her patients feel at ease.

Zanisha is a member of the NZ Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association, and the…

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Zanisha Bissessor graduated from AUT University with a Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health. She also has a Masters of Science in Health Psychology. Prior to joining the team at DentalOne, Zanisha worked at Auckland Regional Dental Services as a dental therapist, working with children.

Zanisha enjoys educating and promoting good oral hygiene for her patients while encompassing a holistic approach to health. She's especially interested in building strong relationships to create a comfortable environment to ensure all of her patients feel at ease.

Zanisha is a member of the NZ Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association, and the NZ Dental Hygienists Association, to continue her professional development.

Outside of the practice, in her spare time, Zanisha enjoys spending time with friends and family, tracking into the ranges and relaxing on the beach.

Hygienist

Hoda Saadati

Hoda Saadati graduated in 2014 as a Registered Hygienist, her number one goal is to educate her patients in the importance of oral hygiene.

She aims to teacher her patients correct flossing and brushing techniques and teach them the importance of a habitual routine.

Hoda is furthering her studies so she can stay on top of the latest technologies, skills and developments.

Outside of the practice, Hoda likes to practise yoga regularly and her favourite place to be is on a white sandy beach or in a turquoise blue ocean.