Dinsdale Dental Hamilton

Meet Our Team

Dinsdale Anne Lintzen

Dr Anne Lintzen

Anne has been with Dinsdale since April 2006 and graduated with a degree in general dentistry from DMD Heidelberg, Germany in 1999 and NZDREX 2005, New Zealand.

Anne enjoys giving people confidence to smile again and loves providing high quality dentistry in a relaxed and friendly way. Anne is interested in general and cosmetic dentistry, as well as root canal treatment, crowns, implants and surgery. To further her dental studies Anne is regularly attending courses and conferences.

Outside of practice hours Anne enjoys surfing, biking, hiking and likes to spend time with family and travelling.

Sam Yow

Dr Sam Yow

Sam graduated from University of Otago in 2020. Sam is interested in all aspects of dentistry, especially pain relief and aesthetic work. His aim is to find the most appropriate care plan for each patient that meets their personal and oral health needs. Sam enjoys creating a positive change in each patient’s confidence and quality of life.  This gives him a lot of job satisfaction.

Outside of the practice Sam enjoys cooking, camping, hiking, and board games.  His favourite place to be is on a mountain top or at the seaside.

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Dr Tinu Kurien

Tinu has been with Lumino for over 10 years. With experience overseas, Tinu registered with the Dental Council of NZ in 2010 and has been working in Dinsdale since 2015.

She likes meeting a variety of patients, motivating them to improve their oral health and enjoys the challenge of helping them overcome their fear of coming to the dentist.

Tinu ensures that all her dentistry work is of high quality, and she has special interest in cosmetic restorations and oral surgery.

Outside the practice Tinu enjoys spending quality time with her family, travelling, and baking.

Sophia Doh

Dr Sophia Do

Sophia graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2011. She has since practiced in Brisbane and Melbourne and has also been involved in teaching undergraduate students at the University of Melbourne Dental School. In 2022, Sophia relocated to Hamilton with her husband and three young children.

She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and loves getting to know her patients. She believes in minimally invasive dentistry and strives to tailor treatment goals to each person’s individual needs. She is passionate about providing comprehensive dental care that is gentle, accessible, and sustainable.

Outside of work, Sophia is kept busy with her young kids, and they love exploring the many beautiful places Aotearoa has to offer.

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Oral Health Therapist

Shivani Chandra

Fijian born Sivanjani (Shivani) Chandra graduated from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in 2020. After graduating she worked with the Waikato District Health Board and has now joined the Lumino Team. 

Shivani enjoys looking after both adolescents and adult patients at our practices.  She absolutely enjoys dentistry and caring for people. Her main aim is to help patients improve their oral health and to ensure her patients leave the practice with a great smile.

Outside of practice hours, Shivani enjoys spending time with her family and visiting new places. She is married to Kushal and is the proud mother of 2 children.