The Dental Company Pukekohe

Meet Our Team

The Dental Company Sanjay Madhav
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.

The Dental Company Arun Pragji

Dr Arun Pragji

Arun graduated from the University of Auckland in 1981 and gained his BSc biochemistry. He then went onto gain his BDS at Otago University. 

He has worked in his Private practice in Auckland since graduating. He now enjoys working with the team at Lumino.

He offers kind and caring dentistry.

Arun likes boating, fishing and likes a good laugh over a Craft beer.  He is also occasionally seen playing the didgeridoo.

Claire H
Oral Health Therapist

Claire Horscroft

Claire has been working in dentistry for over ten years. Initially starting as a Dental Assistant, she realised her passion for oral health and patient care, leading to her completing a Bachelor of Science in Oral Health at Auckland University of Technology.

As an Oral Health Therapist, Claire strives to educate patients of all ages on the importance of oral health and wellbeing. Her kind and caring approach allows patients to feel comfortable and at ease in the dental environment.

Claire has two young children. The eldest loves BMX’ing and competes all around the north island. In her spare time she enjoys going to CrossFit, and exploring the outdoors with family and friends.