Silverstream Dental Upper Hutt

Meet Our Team

Associate Dentist

Dr Alinda Coetzee

Alinda is a University of Otago graduate from 2013 and has previously worked in the public health system as a Maxillofacial House Surgeon. In this role she provided dental care for medically compromised, special needs, anxious, paediatric and hospital based patients. She also gained experience in surgical tooth removal procedures and trauma management of facial and teeth-related injuries. Alinda credits these experiences as the reason why she is so passionate in helping patients with many different social and medical backgrounds improve and maintain their oral health.

Within general dentistry, Alinda has a special interest in oral surgery, root canal treatment and…

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Alinda is a University of Otago graduate from 2013 and has previously worked in the public health system as a Maxillofacial House Surgeon. In this role she provided dental care for medically compromised, special needs, anxious, paediatric and hospital based patients. She also gained experience in surgical tooth removal procedures and trauma management of facial and teeth-related injuries. Alinda credits these experiences as the reason why she is so passionate in helping patients with many different social and medical backgrounds improve and maintain their oral health.

Within general dentistry, Alinda has a special interest in oral surgery, root canal treatment and crown work. She is also currently completing a Diploma in Clinical Research with the University of Victoria and Capital and Coast DHB to better understand the world of clinical research in New Zealand in the hope that future dental research can be developed to improve patient experience and dental care.

Aside from the job, Alinda has an interest in running, gardening, cooking, sewing and traveling especially to South Africa where her immediate family still live.

Dentist

Dr Bjorn Haaber

Bjorn graduated with a DDS in 2000 from Malmo University, Sweden.

He enjoys seeing patients regain confidence once having treatment and also seeing his patients out of pain, which is very rewarding. Bjorn particularly enjoys working with the elderly as they often have issues related to their age and is always learning and gaining inspiration from his older patients. 

Bjorn is clinically interested in crowns, bridges, dentures, extractions and orthodontics.  

Bjorn has previously owned his own dental practice in Sweden and before moving to New Zealand he and his family lived in the UK. He enjoys spending time with his wife…
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Bjorn graduated with a DDS in 2000 from Malmo University, Sweden.

He enjoys seeing patients regain confidence once having treatment and also seeing his patients out of pain, which is very rewarding. Bjorn particularly enjoys working with the elderly as they often have issues related to their age and is always learning and gaining inspiration from his older patients. 

Bjorn is clinically interested in crowns, bridges, dentures, extractions and orthodontics.  

Bjorn has previously owned his own dental practice in Sweden and before moving to New Zealand he and his family lived in the UK. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and having animals around is very important to him. Since arriving in New Zealand, Bjorn and his family have adopted a dog from the SPCA. Back in Sweden they had a large farm and rehabilitated Shire horses. Bjorn’s other interests include fencing and rally driving. 
Dentist

Dr Frazier Johnston

Dr Frazier Johnston was born in Auckland, completed his education in Dunedin and gained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago in 2011. He has worked in the Wellington region as a dentist for the last 7 years.

He is a friendly, positive dentist who will communicate and plan treatment with you in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Frazier is a certified 'Master Provider' with the Fastbrace orthodontic system (braces and straight teeth in months not years).

He is interested and active in all aspects of dentistry, especially: cosmetic dentistry (crowns, veneers and implants); orthodontic treatment (with…

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Dr Frazier Johnston was born in Auckland, completed his education in Dunedin and gained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago in 2011. He has worked in the Wellington region as a dentist for the last 7 years.

He is a friendly, positive dentist who will communicate and plan treatment with you in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Frazier is a certified 'Master Provider' with the Fastbrace orthodontic system (braces and straight teeth in months not years).

He is interested and active in all aspects of dentistry, especially: cosmetic dentistry (crowns, veneers and implants); orthodontic treatment (with the Fastbrace orthodontic system); root canal treatment; and wisdom tooth removal.

Outside of dentistry you'll find him on the football field, at the gym, snowboarding or socialising with friends.

Hygienist

Fiona Lunn

Fiona has been with Silverstream Dental since graduating in 2003 from Otago University. She regularly attends continuing education meetings and goes to conferences and is hoping to attend an Administering of Local Anaesthetic course in the future.

It is important to Fiona that she treats people in a professional, friendly and gentle manner so they have the confidence to visit her on a regular basis. She really enjoys helping encourage patients to take care of their oral health so they prevent or resolve teeth and gum/periodontal disease issues.

In her spare time Fiona enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing social hockey and reading.

Hygienist

Monica Ragg

Monica started off her career in the dental profession working as a dental nurse in the United Kingdom after moving there from Europe. She then continued her career path by training in Oral Health Science at University of Essex and qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2011. Since then she has worked in several dental practices in England.

Her aim is to provide the highest quality of dental care in a gentle and professional manner, improving patients' confidence and overall health.

She recently emigrated to New Zealand with her partner and two young children and joined the team here at Lumino Silverstream.

In her spare time, she likes to meet with friends and be outdoor with her family.

Oral Health Therapist

Sara Crowther

Sara graduated from the University of Otago in 2011. In her final year of study she received the New Zealand Dental Hygienists Association prize for her academic achievement.

Sara is a dual-trained professional in both dental hygiene and dental therapy. She started work with Lumino when ownership changed in February 2012.

Sara has a very friendly manner and enjoys enabling individuals to take responsibility for their oral health.

Oral Health Therapist

Kamaljit Kaur

Kamal graduated from University of Otago with a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2015.

Kamal is an extremely passionate Dental Hygienist, she enjoys encouraging patients and guiding them through their oral heath journey in a step-by-step manner, including ways to care and look after their dental prosthesis - Prevention is key.

Outside of work Kamal enjoys spending time with family and friends and adventuring to wellington restaurants.