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.

Watch Zoran take part in Starting Over HERE

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.

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Dentist

Dr Diana Stephen Bernard

Diana completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2014. She enjoys all aspects of General Dentistry and has a particular interest in restorative and preventive dentistry.

She believes in a patient-centric approach with patient involvement in all stages of treatment. She ensures sufficient time is spent on each patient to address their concerns and to communicate an effective treatment plan.

She is a member of the Auckland Dental Association and New Zealand Dental Association.

Outside dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her family. She loves her baking and sampling different cuisines.

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 Medeja Sinvichit
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.