Henderson Dental Practice

Meet Our Team

Henderson Zoran Kostic
Lead Dentist

Dr Zoran Kostic

Dr Zoran Kostic graduated in 1984 with a DDS degree in Yugoslavia and went straight into practising general dentistry until 1990 when he became a specialist in maxillofacial surgery. As well as being head of maxillofacial surgery for the hospital he was also assistant professor in the Faculty of Dentistry in Pristina, Yugoslavia which included supervising and mentoring post graduate students.

In 1999 Zoran immigrated to New Zealand and joined the Henderson practice in 2001 where he is Lead Dentist. He has special dental interests in cosmetic dentistry, including one-day crowns using modern equipment and technology and in Cerec, implants…

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Dr Zoran Kostic graduated in 1984 with a DDS degree in Yugoslavia and went straight into practising general dentistry until 1990 when he became a specialist in maxillofacial surgery. As well as being head of maxillofacial surgery for the hospital he was also assistant professor in the Faculty of Dentistry in Pristina, Yugoslavia which included supervising and mentoring post graduate students.

In 1999 Zoran immigrated to New Zealand and joined the Henderson practice in 2001 where he is Lead Dentist. He has special dental interests in cosmetic dentistry, including one-day crowns using modern equipment and technology and in Cerec, implants and oral surgery.

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Henderson Sabrina Tan
Dentist

Dr Sabrina Tan

Sabrina graduated from the University of Otago in 2006 with a BDS.

While enjoying all aspects of general dentistry, Sabrina also has a special interest in Orthodontics. This has been accomplished by furthering her studies through Progressive Orthodontic System (POS USA).

She enjoys being able to improve a patient's oral health, and subsequently their confidence and self-esteem. Being able to see the patient comfortable and their results is a great reward for Sabrina.

Sabrina is also an accomplished amateur pianist. Have undertaken 2 levels of piano performance diploma through Trinity College London.

Henderson Karen W
Clinical Technician

Karen Williams

Karen is a highly experienced Clinical Technician with more than 35 years experience including four years working in Germany.

She has been a part of the Lumino The Dentist New Lynn practice since it opened more than 20 years ago and also the Henderson team since it opened more than 12 years ago.

Karen provides a complete denture service including full dentures, plastic partials, metal partials and immediate dentures. Her close working relationship with the dentists ensures that the patient has a continuity of care under one roof.

Henderson Maridel Cabrera
Oral Health Therapist

Maridel Cabrera

Maridel started working with Lumino as a Dental Assistant and left to study at Auckland University of Technology. Maridel graduated with a BHSc in Oral Health in 2010 and rejoined the practice in September 2011.

The most enjoyable part of Maridel’s job is meeting people from all walks of life and being able to help them improve and maintain good oral hygiene. Maridel is interested in oral health promotion focusing on preventing gum disease and other oral diseases by developing home care plans and dietary advice to maintain good oral health.

Maridel believes that with a caring approach and by…

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Maridel started working with Lumino as a Dental Assistant and left to study at Auckland University of Technology. Maridel graduated with a BHSc in Oral Health in 2010 and rejoined the practice in September 2011.

The most enjoyable part of Maridel’s job is meeting people from all walks of life and being able to help them improve and maintain good oral hygiene. Maridel is interested in oral health promotion focusing on preventing gum disease and other oral diseases by developing home care plans and dietary advice to maintain good oral health.

Maridel believes that with a caring approach and by showing empathy to her patients she can help and motivate them to comply with their treatment plan and home care plans to maintain their oral health.

Out side of practice hours Maridel loves spending time with her family. They love watching dvds together and Maridel enjoys cooking for them.

Jennifer Henderson Oht
Oral Health Therapist

Jennifer Madeja-Sinvichit

Jennifer worked at Lumino as a Dental Assistant for more than 12 years before pursuing her study. She graduated in 2019 with a BHSc in Oral Health at Auckland University of Technology.

Before studying, she was always passionate about oral health and gained professionalism with patient care. Upon gaining her qualification at university, she worked at WDHB Auckland Regional Dental Services as a Dental Therapist.

As an Oral Health Therapist, she is very passionate about helping individuals achieve and maintain optimum oral health through oral health promotion, education, and disease prevention.

Outside of work, she’s a busy Mom of adorable two young boys and dedicated to spending as much time with them as possible.

Hajara Khan (1)
Dentist

Dr Hajara Khan

Hajara graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland in 2007 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She did her vocational training year before moving to the Community Dental Service where she worked as a Dental Officer for several years. This opportunity provided her with an excellent foundation in developing her clinical skills as she spent time with various specialists gaining confidence in all aspects of dentistry.

Hajara then moved to general practice for many years where she provided both NHS and private dental care in Scotland. More recently she worked in Christchurch at the CDHB as a Senior Dental Officer…

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Hajara graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland in 2007 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. She did her vocational training year before moving to the Community Dental Service where she worked as a Dental Officer for several years. This opportunity provided her with an excellent foundation in developing her clinical skills as she spent time with various specialists gaining confidence in all aspects of dentistry.

Hajara then moved to general practice for many years where she provided both NHS and private dental care in Scotland. More recently she worked in Christchurch at the CDHB as a Senior Dental Officer where she was responsible for treating special needs patients and those with complex medical histories.

Hajara enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has an interest in extractions, endodontics and treating phobic patients. She finds her job immensely rewarding and gains huge satisfaction in helping her patients improve their oral health and smile.

Outside of dentistry Hajara enjoys travelling, hill walking and spending time with her family.