The Dental Company Pukekohe

Meet Our Team

Lead Dentist

Dr Sanjay Madhav

Sanjay qualified as a dentist (BDS) at Otago in 1986. Upon graduating, Sanjay started working in the first private A&E clinic in Auckland, later setting up his own A&E clinic at Takanini, while also operating a general practice in Pukekohe since 1991.

Sanjay has an interest in general dentistry (in particular implants and root canals) and cosmetic dentistry to improve a patient’s smile.  He has a conservative approach and is a current member of the New Zealand Dental Association, Auckland Dental Association, and New Zealand Society of Endodontic. 

Outside of work Sanjay enjoys playing hockey and also is a keen gardener and likes landscaping.

Dentist

Dr Arun Pragji

More information coming soon.

Dentist

Dr Bill Bennison

Bill gained his general dental degree from Otago University. With an interest in conservative and restorative dentistry he continued his studies in London in restorative and implant dentistry. Bill’s early interest in implants allowed him to observe the changes in this exciting field, which have developed from cutting edge science to mainstream therapy. He gained his MGDS from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in London in 1993, pursuing excellence in general dentistry.

As a dedicated advocate for the New Zealand Dental Profession Bill is a current member of the New Zealand Dental Association, Auckland Dental Association and a founding member…
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Bill gained his general dental degree from Otago University. With an interest in conservative and restorative dentistry he continued his studies in London in restorative and implant dentistry. Bill’s early interest in implants allowed him to observe the changes in this exciting field, which have developed from cutting edge science to mainstream therapy. He gained his MGDS from the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons in London in 1993, pursuing excellence in general dentistry.

As a dedicated advocate for the New Zealand Dental Profession Bill is a current member of the New Zealand Dental Association, Auckland Dental Association and a founding member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentists.

Bill is passionate about providing his patients with the very best in personal care and affordable dental treatment.  His particular interests are surgical and prosthetic implant treatment, endodontics, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Bill loves the outdoors – skiing, tramping, being in the mountains or at the beach – and spending time with his family.
Specialist Orthodontist

Dr John Hodgson

Dr John Hodgson graduated  in 1973 with a BDS and in 1982 with a MDS in Orthodontics from the University of Otago.
 
You could say dentistry runs in his blood, Dr Hodgson’s own father was an orthodontist and he says he has fond and fascinating memories of assisting him many years ago.
 
Dr Hodgson describes the work he does as a form of art and says he loves seeing the joy in his patients (and parents of patients) once treatment has been completed. 

Hygienist

Louise Cox

Louise graduated from Otago Polytechnic in 2000, as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Louise’s dental interests includes preventive oral health, whitening and helping people achieve the smile they want.

Louise enjoys meeting new people and developing long term relationships within her role. When Louise isn’t attending professional development courses, she is kept busy by her two daughters and husband. Outside of work she is also treasurer for the school PTA. 

Oral Health Therapist

Gabrielle Holmes

Gabby graduated from AUT in 2017 with a Bachelor of Health Science (Oral Health) as an Oral Health Therapist. Gabby finds it important to keep up to date with the latest research, products and technology and does so through self-study and attending dental conferences and workshops.
 
Gabby’s dental interests include preventative oral health. She believes that educating patients effectively leads to improved understanding, motivation and encouragement of self-management, thus not only benefiting their oral health but their overall health and wellbeing.
 
Outside of work, Gabby enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has an interest in theology, loves travelling, being outdoors, watching Netflix and trying new foods.