New Plymouth Dental Practice

Meet Our Team

Mark New Plymouth
Dentist

Dr Mark Dolheguy

Mark qualified from Otago in 1998 and has over 20 years experience in general dentistry.  After graduating he moved to London where he spent 18 years in private practice.

Mark has a special interest in cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry, including porcelain veneers, crowns, bridges and cosmetic orthodontics. 

Mark is experienced in the replacement of missing teeth using implants and bridgework.  He is also interested in digital dentistry and smile design.

Bridget Dodunski
Oral Health Therapist

Bridget Dodunski

Bridget has work in the Dental industry since 2003. She has worked in a range of dental practices as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist in New Zealand, Australia and the UK, covering general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics and periodontist dentistry, before formally training as an Oral Health Therapist and graduating in December 2014. Bridget is experienced in improving patient’s oral health and maintaining their periodontal needs.

When Bridget is not at work, she is busy entertaining her three sons and tending to her range of animals on her rural lifestyle property.

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Practice Manager

Michelle Church

Michelle gets pleasure out of giving the best customer service she can and likes working in a team environment. She’s a people person who loves making patients feel comfortable and at ease before their appointment.

With a long career in Retail Management, Michelle wanted a completely new challenge and found that with Lumino. In 2014 Michelle joined the Lumino family as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist, completing her Certificate in Dental Assisting with New Zealand Dental Association.

In June 2020 Michelle stepped into her new exciting role as Practice Manager.

Outside of the practice, Michelle enjoys spending time with her…

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Michelle gets pleasure out of giving the best customer service she can and likes working in a team environment. She’s a people person who loves making patients feel comfortable and at ease before their appointment.

With a long career in Retail Management, Michelle wanted a completely new challenge and found that with Lumino. In 2014 Michelle joined the Lumino family as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist, completing her Certificate in Dental Assisting with New Zealand Dental Association.

In June 2020 Michelle stepped into her new exciting role as Practice Manager.

Outside of the practice, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring the beautiful great outdoors Taranaki has to offer from the mountain to the sea, where she has lived her whole life.

Monique Arts
Oral Health Therapist

Monique Arts

Monique graduated from the University of Otago in 2018 with a Bachelor of Oral Health. Monique has many years of experience in the dental industry having worked as a dental assistant & more recently as an Oral Health Therapist for the Auckland Regional Dental Service.

Monique’s dental interests include preventative dentistry and working with anxious patients to create an environment in which they feel comfortable.

Having recently moved from Auckland to Taranaki with her partner to buy their first home, Monique is enjoying exploring New Plymouth in her spare time. Monique also enjoys travelling, baking & spending time with family, friends & her fur baby Oskar.