Whitianga Dental Practice

Meet Our Team

Dentist

Dr Lisa Lailey

Lisa Lailey graduated from the University of Otago (Dunedin) in 1990. She then spent ten years living and practising dentistry in England, before returning to New Zealand in 2000. She worked in dental practices in Hastings and Napier and was Honorary Secretary of the Hawke's Bay branch of the New Zealand Dental Association for a few years. Lisa has been a dentist in Whitianga since 2007.

Lisa enjoys providing tailor-made treatment solutions that give confidence and health to dental patients, some of whom had given up all hope of keeping their teeth. She gets a buzz out of people becoming positive…

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Lisa Lailey graduated from the University of Otago (Dunedin) in 1990. She then spent ten years living and practising dentistry in England, before returning to New Zealand in 2000. She worked in dental practices in Hastings and Napier and was Honorary Secretary of the Hawke's Bay branch of the New Zealand Dental Association for a few years. Lisa has been a dentist in Whitianga since 2007.

Lisa enjoys providing tailor-made treatment solutions that give confidence and health to dental patients, some of whom had given up all hope of keeping their teeth. She gets a buzz out of people becoming positive about their teeth again. The most enjoyable part of her role is being thanked for providing someone with their best dental experience ever!

Lisa has a wide range of clinical interests, including preventative dentistry, periodontics (gum health), prosthodontics (crowns and dentures) and oral surgery.

Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, at home and outdoors, in the paradise that is Mercury Bay and its surrounds.

Dentist

Dr Sergei Antipenko

Sergei has more than 17 years' dentistry experience, having graduated with a BDS degree in Russia in 1984. Prior to moving to New Zealand he worked in a variety of dental roles in Russia, including a position as lead dentist of a dental team caring for more than 3000 workers at a government plant.

Sergei is committed to providing dental treatment in a friendly and caring environment to achieve optimal dental health and give his patients a better smile. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has special interest in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, preventative dentistry and implants. He makes sure…
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Sergei has more than 17 years' dentistry experience, having graduated with a BDS degree in Russia in 1984. Prior to moving to New Zealand he worked in a variety of dental roles in Russia, including a position as lead dentist of a dental team caring for more than 3000 workers at a government plant.

Sergei is committed to providing dental treatment in a friendly and caring environment to achieve optimal dental health and give his patients a better smile. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has special interest in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, preventative dentistry and implants. He makes sure to continually enhance his knowledge through seminars, conferences and post-graduate training courses.

Outside dentistry Sergei loves to spend his time with his family of three daughters tramping, camping and playing volleyball, tennis and the guitar.