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Colleen – Operations Manager

I have been in dentistry management for 20 years and love what I do. I have been married since 2002 and we have a wonderful cheeky son who is full of life and always puts a smile on our face. In 2007 we moved to the Sunny Hawkes Bay from the Wairarapa due to my husband’s work, which was the greatest move we did. I enjoy spending time with the family and relaxing when I can.

Colleen Wilkinson - Operations Manager

Debra – Registered Dental Hygienist & Therapist

Hi, my name is Debbie. I am a registered Oral Health Therapist and graduated from AUT university in 2010. I enjoy educating our clients about the importance of dental health and love being the heart of the practice. Our family relocated to Hawke; s Bay in 2013. We live at Puketapu and enjoy the country living on our lifestyle property. To relax I like to walk the dog, gardening, and travel whenever possible.

Debra Nabney – Registered Dental Hygienist & Therapist

Ruth – Front office Co-ordinator

I started my career as a process analyst and later took an interest in Business administration. I moved to Aotearoa in 2019 with my husband and handsome little son to pursue higher studies. I have completed my Post Graduate Diploma in Applied management. I have been with Dentiq since early 2020. I’m passionate about my job and caring for others. I enjoy spending time with my family. A big foodie, I love experimenting and creating recipes. My motto is to be honest and spread love, being thankful for everything God has blessed me with. I cherish working at Dentiq, to me Dentiq is family and it’s my second home.

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Kayla – Treatment Facilitator

I am young and ready to take the dental world by storm! I am eager to learn as much as I can and when I am not at work learning I spend my time at home with me 2 lovely kittens and flatmates. I love to garden in my spare time (that is if I don’t kill the plants before i get to them.) I also love a sneaky glass of wine on my relaxing days off which I normally spend at the beach or with friends! I am looking forward to meeting all our lovely patients and getting to know more about you guys!

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Morgan – Treatment Facilitator

I have been a dental assistant for 3.5 years. I moved from Dannevirke to the sunny Hawke’s Bay when I was 19 years old. I live with my partner, our 2 dogs and cat. I enjoy taking my dogs to park island in my spare time.

Morgan Kernaghan – Treatment Facilitator

Caroline – Front Office Co-ordinator

I have been in customer service for most of my work life. I have a master’s degree in social work and my passion is to provide concierge level Customer Service and impactful Customer experiences. I absolutely love working for Dentiq. I love the interaction with patients and my work family alike. At Dentiq we care, and give it our best to ensure our patients feel at home. Our goal is to bring smiles, literally, to all our customers. I love outdoor and adventure with my family and enjoy cooking and music.

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Shivani – Hygiene Facilitator

I come from the beautiful island of Fiji. I moved to New Zealand in 2015 with my husband and now I have a 3-year-old son. I have studied admin and HR in Fiji and am a very friendly person and passionate about helping others. I love all kinds of food especially Indian and Thai. On my days off I go fishing with hubby and I enjoy spending time baking with my son.

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Aly – Sterilisation Coordinator

Hey guys! I’m Aly! born and breed right here is sunny Hawkes Bay! Enthusiastic and bubbly! Very new to the dental world but I am looking forward to all that I will learn and achieve!
I Love Shopping! My church! and definitely a foodie! I am very much looking forward to meeting you all!

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