Healy Dental Auckland CBD

Meet Our Team

Lead Dentist

Dr Garry Healy

Garry graduated from the Otago University School of Dentistry in 1981 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree.

The following year he worked as a Dental House Surgeon at the Otago Dental School in conjunction with Dunedin Public Hospital before embarking on his OE to the United Kingdom where he worked for 3 years in a general dental practice in Sevenoaks, Kent.

On his return to New Zealand in 1986, he relocated to Auckland where he purchased the inner city practice of Dr Alec Mitchell - this well-established dental practice was originally located in the Lister Building and had been…

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Garry graduated from the Otago University School of Dentistry in 1981 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree.

The following year he worked as a Dental House Surgeon at the Otago Dental School in conjunction with Dunedin Public Hospital before embarking on his OE to the United Kingdom where he worked for 3 years in a general dental practice in Sevenoaks, Kent.

On his return to New Zealand in 1986, he relocated to Auckland where he purchased the inner city practice of Dr Alec Mitchell - this well-established dental practice was originally located in the Lister Building and had been in the Mitchell family for over 80 years.

In 1994, due to the need to expand the premises Healy Dental moved to the Southern Cross Building on High Street.

Garry is an active member of the New Zealand Dental Association as well as currently being the President of the Auckland Dental Association. He is continually involved in furthering his professional development in the latest techniques and procedures in dentistry so he is able to provide the most up to date care for his patients.

Hygienist

Justine Borcoskie

Justine is an experienced dental hygienist graduating from Otago Polytechnic in the inaugural New Zealand class of 1995. Initially, she returned to Christchurch where she worked in private practice for two years before relocating to Auckland.

Having worked in various practices around Auckland, she found her niche working with Garry Healy at Healy Dental. Justine regularly attends professional development courses to retain her current hygiene practising certificate and has worked in the dental industry since 1989. Her role is to help her patients create a healthy mouth, free of active gum disease.

Over the course of her career, Justine has…

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Justine is an experienced dental hygienist graduating from Otago Polytechnic in the inaugural New Zealand class of 1995. Initially, she returned to Christchurch where she worked in private practice for two years before relocating to Auckland.

Having worked in various practices around Auckland, she found her niche working with Garry Healy at Healy Dental. Justine regularly attends professional development courses to retain her current hygiene practising certificate and has worked in the dental industry since 1989. Her role is to help her patients create a healthy mouth, free of active gum disease.

Over the course of her career, Justine has been an active member of the New Zealand Dental Hygienist's Association (NZDHA), holding the positions at various times of Chairperson of the Christchurch Branch and Secretary of the NZDHA.

Practice Manager

Bridget Grace

Bridget brings a wealth of experience to Healy Dental after having worked as IT/Systems Manager in the travel industry for over 15 years. Bridget is Practice Manager for Healy Dental and has worked their for over 10 years.

Bridget hopes to maintain a successful and motivated team environment, as this reflects well on every patient's experience at the dentist.

The most enjoyable part of being her role is helping patients from the time they arrive at Healy, to the completion of their dental treatment.

Outside of the practice, Bridget loves spending time with her family and has enjoyed following and supporting all sports, having represented Auckland for Netball when she was young.