Hodgson & Muir Orthodontists Papatoetoe

Meet Our Team

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Specialist Orthodontist

Dr John Muir

John graduated with a BDS from Otago University in 1971.

After graduating, John undertook postgraduate study in orthodontics. A five year term as a lecturer in Orthodontics at Otago University preceded him joining Dr W Hodgson (Dr John Hodgson's Father) in specialist orthodontic practise in Papatoetoe in 1985.

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Dr Linda Astrug Markman

Dr Linda Astrug Markman graduated in 1999 from the Medical University of Sofia Bulgaria and had worked as a dentist in Bulgaria and Israel prior to obtaining her post-graduate degree in orthodontics.

She is a registered orthodontic specialist in UK, Belgium, Bulgaria and New Zealand. She is very passionate about orthodontics and especially working with young children. She considers herself very fortunate to be able to deliver great smiles to her patients.

In her private life, she enjoys time with her family, her husband and two lovely young children.