Willow Dental Centre Tauranga

Meet Our Team

Willow Terry Dunne
Dentist

Dr Terry Dunne

Terry graduated from Glasgow in 2005 with a BDS. After moving to New Zealand from Scotland, Terry is looking forward to experiencing long hot kiwi summers.

Terry has a strong interest in preventative dentistry and provides a full range of general dentistry services.

The most enjoyable part of Terry's job is being able to help those in pain and to improve their dental health.

Outside of work Terry enjoys playing golf and soccer and, spending time with his family which includes four children.

Sarah Leamington
Dentist

Dr Sarah Bronte

Sarah graduated from Otago University in 2000. She has worked in hospitals and private practices both in NZ and the UK, and received her Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in London in 2006.

Sarah returned to New Zealand in 2008 to raise her children near the beach and is committed to delivering high-quality care in general dental practice. She enjoys getting to know patients and hearing their stories.

Sarah is passionate about evolving cosmetic techniques, decay prevention and minimal intervention dentistry. She has a special interest in oral surgery and endodontics.

Outside of the practice Sarah enjoys hanging out with her favourite people, music and skiing and can sometimes be found DJing at a festival or event. 

Foto Consultorio
Dentist

Dr. Lorena Hernandez

Dr. Lorena was born in Venezuela where she graduated as a dentist in 2008. Following her graduation, she practiced full time in both private and public sectors for four years. In 2012 she moved to the United States to pursue further education attending the Professional Program for International Dentist in the University of California Los Angeles in 2015 and then decided to move to New Zealand in 2016.

Dr. Lorena is passionate about dentistry and enjoys making patients feel comfortable in their dental visit, explaining treatment options and guiding them to make the best decision for their treatment. Her areas…

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Dr. Lorena was born in Venezuela where she graduated as a dentist in 2008. Following her graduation, she practiced full time in both private and public sectors for four years. In 2012 she moved to the United States to pursue further education attending the Professional Program for International Dentist in the University of California Los Angeles in 2015 and then decided to move to New Zealand in 2016.

Dr. Lorena is passionate about dentistry and enjoys making patients feel comfortable in their dental visit, explaining treatment options and guiding them to make the best decision for their treatment. Her areas of interest are cosmetics - including Invisalign treatment, surgery and preventive dentistry.

Outside of work she enjoys swimming, outdoor activities, camping and travelling around beautiful New Zealand and spending time with friends.

Willow Diane Harris
Hygienist

Diane Harris

Diane graduated in 2004 as a registered Dental Hygienist from Niagara College in Welland, Ontario, Canada. She is also the past editor of the New Zealand Dental Hygienists' Association. 

She enjoys meeting new people and helping them understand, acknowledge and treat their periodontal condition. Diane is clinically interested in prevention and oral health promotion.

When not at the practice Diane likes to spend time with her husband and her two boys.
Lisa Arrol Willow
Practice Manager

Lisa Arrol

Lisa has been with Lumino since 2005 and is a registered nurse/DA.

Her most enjoyable part of her role is meeting, talking, sharing and helping people to achieve dental fitness. Lisa also enjoys being part of a team. 

Outside of the practice Lisa likes spending time with her family and friends, recycling and up cycling, going to markets, shopping, travelling, eating great food and baking.