Garden Place Dental Hamilton

Meet Our Team

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Lead Dentist

Dr Richard Young

Richard is an experienced dentist, having graduated from Otago University in 1994.

He has been with Garden place dental since 1995 and a partner since 1997. As a dentist, Richard enjoys being able to transform patients smiles. He has a particular interest in designing and making porcelain crowns and cosmetic dentistry.

To further his dental studies, Richard is regularly attending continuing education courses in New Zealand and overseas.

Outside of practice hours Richard enjoys cycling, skiing, travel and spending time with his family.

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Oral Health Therapist

Chloe Blannin

Chloe graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in 2019.

Her main goal is to help patients improve their oral health and making sure her patients leave happy.

She enjoys helping people and improving their confidence. 

Outside of the practice Chloe enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

She enjoys going away on weekends. Her favourite place it be is Ruapehu, Queenstown, Raglan or Taupo.

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Oral Health Therapist

Jacqui Smith

Jacqui graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from AUT in 2018 and has since gone on to achieve her post-graduate diploma in health sciences majoring in child health. She has a keen interest in helping clients to understand their oral health condition and working together to improve this.

Outside of work, Jacqui enjoys good food with good company and her favourite place to be is the beach. She also loves cats and has two of her own.

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Practice Manager

Pavi Sharma

Pavi qualified with Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Management from Auckland University of Technology. She has combined more than five years of experience working as a practice manager in New Zealand and India.

Pavi is an enthusiastic person with extraordinary communication skills, which makes her a perfect manager of the White Smile Dental Team. She enjoys working with patients to help them complete the dental treatment they need by arranging appointments with their clinicians. She is familiar with almost all dental treatments and procedures and is always happy to answer any relevant questions from patients when needed.

At home, she spends her time with her lovely child and husband. She loves reading books and a big foodie too.