InCity Dental Rotorua

Meet Our Team


Dr Helene Lombard

Dr Helene completed her studies at the University of Pretoria in 1997.  After working in Private Practice's she then worked in the UK for a year and travelled. 

On returning to South Africa she opened up her own practice. After having this practice for 15 years, Helene and her family decided to sell up and move to New Zealand and are looking forward to new adventures.


Dr Cushla Batchelor-Hynd

Oral Health Therapist

Vanessa Cassels

Vanessa graduated as an Oral Health Therapist in 2008.

Her interests include Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics and her main focus is to educate her patients.

Vanessa says she gets real enjoyment and satisfaction seeing an increase in confidence form nervous or anxious patents and loves seeing patients achieving great oral health.

Outside of the practice, Vanessa most enjoys spending time with her family.

Practice Manager

Kathy Longbottom

Kathy is the Practice Manager and has a certificate in Dental Assisting. She has been with the practice since 2008 and has worked within dentistry for more than 25 years.

She enjoys meeting and helping people who come into the practice. Being the first point of contact for patients she ensures she is welcoming and helps to make them feel at ease.

In her spare time Kathy likes gardening, reading, spending time with family and friends, biking and quilting.


Georgi Beattie

Georgi is our receptionist at InCity Dental.