Garden Place Dental Hamilton

Meet Our Team

Garden Place Richard Young
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.

Garden Place Lisa Sharp
Dentist

Dr Lisa Johnston

Lisa graduated from Otago University in 2011 with a BDS. To further her dental studies Lisa attends regular professional development courses here in NZ and overseas.

She delivers quality dentistry and provides a friendly, relaxing and comfortable dental experience for her patients.

Lisa is passionate about travelling and exploring the North Island. She is also learning to ski!

Garden Place Aenoy Brown Hygiene
Oral Health Therapist

Aenoy Brown

Aenoy graduated from the Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health.

She is currently furthering her studies in psychology, studying part time towards a graduate diploma in psychology.

Outside of work hours, Aenoy enjoys nature walks, socialising with family and friends, enjoying diversity of different cultures and reading.

Sarah Baker Updated
Hygienist

Sarah Baker

Sarah graduated from AUT in 2012 with a Bachelor of Oral Health Science.

She is interested in periodontal disease and whitening and is continuing to learn and further her knowledge within the dental industry specifically in periodontal disease. Sarah is currently studying a Graduated Diploma in Biological Sciences.

The most enjoyable part about Sarah’s job is working with people, helping people to improve their oral hygiene and to help prevent systemic disease.

When not at the practice Sarah enjoys pole fitness, yoga and catching up with friends. She also couldn’t live with out her two cats Minty and Nugget!

Nicky Ferguson Garden Place
Practice Manager

Nicola Ferguson

Nicky loves organising and is a big advocate of structure and understanding workflows. There is plenty for her to sink her teeth into at the practice. She loves working with a great team and loves the variety of the job, interacting with different people and the challenges that each day brings.

When not at the practice Nicky likes spending time with her family and loves watching her daughter grow and learn new things. She likes shopping and the rare moments to herself to read a book.

Albert Shaw
Dentist

Albert Shaw

Albert graduated from Newcastle University, UK in 2016 with a BDS.

He has spent his time since then working across multiple settings in general practice and UK hospitals in oral surgery departments.

He enjoys meeting and getting to know his patients, as well as helping to motivate them to maintain and improve their oral health. 

Albert loves providing high quality general dentistry, as well as having an interest in oral surgery.