We make it easy for you to access quality dental care.

Whether this is your first visit this year or your first visit in ten years, it is our job to make you feel relaxed and at-ease.

Dentists

Jungin Park (BDS Otago NZ)

After qualifying in Dunedin, Jungin did a short stint for the NZ Army in Waiouru, before finally settling down in Auckland. He has been serving the dental needs of South Auckland – notably working in Papakura, Takinini, and Pukekohe. He has a special interest in difficult extractions (including wisdom teeth) and provides IV sedation for patients. In his spare time, he enjoys being outdoors mountain-biking & kayak-fishing – anywhere but home!

Lorraine Lim (BDS Otago NZ)

Lorraine has worked in a variety of places after leaving Dunedin – all starting with a “P”! First Palmerston North, followed by Papakura, Panmure, Pukekohe, and lastly Papatoetoe. It’s no wonder she enjoys the ‘P’eople side of dentistry. She is a firm believer in treating the whole person and not just the mouth. She is currently working limited hours to pursue her post-graduate diploma in Paediatric (Kids) Dentistry in 2018 and 2019.

Amar Khosa (BDS Otago NZ)

Amar graduated from the University of Otago and worked as a Dentist in Whakatane before joining the team at Southern Care Dental. Amar enjoys making her patients feel as comfortable as possible through building warm, professional relationships where patients feel comfortable discussing their oral health needs with her. She is excited to have joined the friendly team at Southern Care Dental and to be back in the city with her family.

Cabrini Andersen (BHSc (Oral Health Therapist) AUT NZ)

Cabrini’s passion for oral health and patient care has led her to gain both Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy scopes of practice. Graduating from AUT she was awarded ‘Best Preventative Strategies and Clinical Management’ from NZDHA. She is patient-focused and enjoys providing individual-based preventative treatment plans in a warm and friendly environment. In her spare time she enjoys exploring new places — whether it be a new beach, park, eatery, or country.

Support Staff

Christine

Christine is married with three adult children and three grandchildren. She worked as an operating theatre nurse for both public and private hospitals. Her favourite pastimes are attending church, hiking, and spending time perfecting her garden.

Kathleen

Kathleen is an overseas trained nurse who’s always willing to upskill and broaden her experience in healthcare. She also has a passion for animals, art, and outdoor adventures.

Sharon

Sharon is a registered nurse who moved to New Zealand five years ago from the Philippines. She started working at Southern Care Dental in November 2014. She enjoys meeting amazing people from all walks of life.

Khatema

Khatema holds a degree in Bachelor of Health Science from AUT. She is passionate about learning and broadening her knowledge about dentistry. In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.

Maryke

Maryke was born and raised in South Africa and joined her family in New Zealand in November 2016. She has a big passion for wildlife and working with people to make a difference in their lives. She lives by the quote, “live your life, while you’re alive”.

Courtney

Courtney loves working in sterile environments and making people feel at ease. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her dogs, playing video games, and creating art.