Kidz Teeth Meadowbank

Meet Our Team

Specialist Paediatric Dentist

Dr Nina Vasan

Nina graduated from Otago University (New Zealand) with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 1990 and worked in Auckland, in both the public (Auckland Hospital and Middlemore Hospital) and private sector for the following 6 years.

Nina completed specialist paediatric dentistry training at Melbourne University and The Royal Childrens Hospital (Melbourne) in 1998 and graduated with a Masters in Dental Science.

Subsequent to this she completed Fellowship into the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, winning the College Medal for eminence in her field.

In 1999, Nina established New Zealand's first private paediatric dental practice. She is also co-founder of…

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Nina graduated from Otago University (New Zealand) with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 1990 and worked in Auckland, in both the public (Auckland Hospital and Middlemore Hospital) and private sector for the following 6 years.

Nina completed specialist paediatric dentistry training at Melbourne University and The Royal Childrens Hospital (Melbourne) in 1998 and graduated with a Masters in Dental Science.

Subsequent to this she completed Fellowship into the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, winning the College Medal for eminence in her field.

In 1999, Nina established New Zealand's first private paediatric dental practice. She is also co-founder of the Levacare Group of companies. In 2008, Kidz Teeth Limited was formed. This is a strategic partnership between Lumino Dental Limited (a subsidiary of Abano Healthcare Group Limited) and Dr Nina Vasan (Panacea Growth Solutions Limited).

She is mother to two children, Shaquille and Sasha. She enjoys going to the gym, yoga and shopping!

Special interests:
Prevention of caries and dental erosion, providing comprehensive treatment for high caries risk chidren.

BDS (Otago) DCD (Melb)

Dr Katie Bach

Dr Katie Bach graduated from The University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2008. Following this she worked as a dental registrar at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, and at Auckland District Health Board.

Katie completed her specialist training in Melbourne through the University of Melbourne and the Royal Children’s Hospital. She graduated with a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Paediatrics) in 2014. Katie was awarded an Advanced Trainee Fellowship from the New Zealand Ministry of Health to complete her specialty training.

Katie currently holds a part-time Paediatric Dental Consultant position at Greenlane and Starship Hospitals,…

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Dr Katie Bach graduated from The University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2008. Following this she worked as a dental registrar at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, and at Auckland District Health Board.

Katie completed her specialist training in Melbourne through the University of Melbourne and the Royal Children’s Hospital. She graduated with a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Paediatrics) in 2014. Katie was awarded an Advanced Trainee Fellowship from the New Zealand Ministry of Health to complete her specialty training.

Katie currently holds a part-time Paediatric Dental Consultant position at Greenlane and Starship Hospitals, providing comprehensive dental treatment to a range of patients including those with complex medical and dental histories.

Katie has a passion for oral health promotion, especially in developing countries and has been involved in many oral health projects including research and training in Cambodia.

Katie is really enjoying being back home in Auckland and is looking forward to making your child’s time at the dentist a fun and positive experience!

BDS Dip Clin Dent (Paed) MDSc

Dr Yaso Ramadas

Dr Yaso Ramadas graduated in Dentistry from Otago University in 1996.

She worked in the public and private sector before starting a Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry leading into a Masters in Dental Science (Paediatric Dentistry) at the University of Melbourne in 2002.

She has a part-time Consultant appointment at Greenlane and Middlemore Oral Health Units and is involved in delivering comprehensive care to complex paediatric dental cases.

Yaso covered as a locum at the practice during Nina’s maternity leave in early 2006. The parents and patients loved her so much, we just had to ask her to stay on! Fortunately she agreed and is a great person to have on our team.