Gore Dental

Meet Our Team

Robyn
Lead Dentist

Dr Robyn Pahl

Dr Robyn Pahl is an experienced and well regarded dentist in the Gore & Southland region. She graduated from Otago School of Dentistry in 1988.

On graduation, Robyn worked in New Zealand until 1991. She then spent time working general practice in both Australia and England, returning to New Zealand in 1996. She spent the next couple of years working part time in a private general practice and at the Dental School as a clinical tutor.

Gore become home in 2000, where Robyn still resides and works in general practice. Her country practice provides most dental services, as is necessary…

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Dr Robyn Pahl is an experienced and well regarded dentist in the Gore & Southland region. She graduated from Otago School of Dentistry in 1988.

On graduation, Robyn worked in New Zealand until 1991. She then spent time working general practice in both Australia and England, returning to New Zealand in 1996. She spent the next couple of years working part time in a private general practice and at the Dental School as a clinical tutor.

Gore become home in 2000, where Robyn still resides and works in general practice. Her country practice provides most dental services, as is necessary when specialist treatment means travel for her patients.

Coming from a farming background, Robyn enjoys being able to communicate with her patients. She knows that her patients appreciate her understanding of their lives and jobs, and how this can impact on them receiving treatment.

Catherine See
Dentist

Dr Catherine See

Catherine graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago. After completing her studies in Dunedin, she moved to Gore to join the Lumino Gore Dental Team.

Catherine is passionate about providing quality dental care to her patients. She enjoys educating and working together with patients to improve and maintain their oral health.

Outside of work, her hobbies include travelling, dancing and playing the piano.

Gena
Oral Health Therapist

Gena Hughes

Gena is a born and raised local lady whose warm friendly face is no stranger to the local town of Gore. Upon leaving school she has embarked on a career in the dental industry.

Gena said “It has been a fantastic opportunity to work in a local practice and be in contact with friendly patients and work colleagues, it gives me great satisfaction” no two days are the same.

Gore Rochelle Weller
Oral Health Therapist

Rochelle Weller

Rochelle graduated from Otago University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Oral Health. And was one of the first graduates out with the combined Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Degree.

Since graduating Rochelle has worked in Gore and is now in her 8th year with this practice. Over the last four years she has found it great getting to know her patients, having a laugh with them and of course help work with them improve their oral hygiene.

Outside of work Rochelle enjoys riding her horses and just recently started competing in dressage and a few minor A & P shows. She also enjoys fishing on the Mataura River with her partner and relaxing in the sun with their dog Monty.