Stokes Valley Dental Practice

Meet Our Team


Dr Rachel Lythcott

Rachel graduated from King's College London in 2012. Areas of dentistry she particularly enjoys are treating children and oral surgery. She spent a year working in a busy oral and maxillofacial surgery department, gaining a lot of oral surgery and oral medicine experience. 
Outside of work she enjoys dancing, and has learnt a range of styles, from Ballet and Tap to Swing dance.

Silverstream Kamal Kaur
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.

Caroline Stokesvalley

Caroline Pereira

Caroline has been part of the Lumino for the last 3 years, formally known as Robert Ngan where she worked for the past 7 years before. Caroline has been in the dental industry for most of her working life.

Caroline enjoys interacting with patients and enjoys building relationships with everyone who visits the practice.

In her spare time Caroline enjoys quality time with her family, walking and sitting watching her children play sports.


Vishi Lakshmanan Veerappan

Vishi was born in Brunei and moved to New Zealand as a teenager. She graduated from Otago in 2012 and has been enjoying general dentistry since. Her favourite part of her work is getting to know her patients and treating their needs for the long haul.

Vishi promotes preventive dentistry and strives to educate her patients on this. Her favourite part of work is getting to know her patients and treating their needs for the long haul. 

Outside of work she loves cooking, eating, travelling, dancing and is slowly making her way through the Great Walks of New Zealand.