Dr. Chris Leishman – BDS, University of Otago, New Zealand

Raised in the U.K. and New Zealand, Chris graduated from the School of Dentistry in Otago and has worked in London and Auckland.

He has over 20 years of experience practising high quality, up-to-date dentistry; focused on prevention of dental problems and preservation of the teeth and gums of all of his clients.

Chris is approachable, thoughtful, and focused on the long-term well-being of his patients.

Dr. Jesse Bagadam – BDS, Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new associate dentist joining our team here at Herne Bay Dental every Friday starting on the 20th of September, 2019. Dr Jesse Bagadam graduated from Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia in 2016. Since then he has worked as a dental house surgeon for Auckland and Counties Manukau District Health Boards and is currently working part time at another Auckland dental practice. Becoming a dentist has been a lifelong passion for Jesse so he brings much enthusiasm to his role as a part time dentist at Herne Bay Dental.

Chris will continue to work full time, but on Fridays he will be focusing on patients’ Treatment Planning and the non –clinical area of the practice.

Please help us  welcome Jesse to our team as he continues the tradition of excellent dental services for the many people we are privileged to serve.

Gouthami, Dental Assistant

Gouthami is a qualified dentist and experienced chair-side assistant who has worked at different health organisations in New Zealand for over six years.

Gouthami enjoys all aspects of dentistry and recently joined our team as Dr Leishman’s dental assistant.

Her friendly and caring manner will make you feel welcome.

Anna, Practice Manager

A graduate of dentistry in the Philippines has had extensive experience both in clinical and management in the dental industry for more than 20 years.

Anna practised dentistry in the Philippines for a few years until she decided to focus on the management side. She has worked as a Dental Office Manager in the US and New Zealand and has recently completed her NZ Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management successfully.

She enjoys reading and loves volunteering as a way of giving back to the community. She’s caring, friendly and loves interacting with patients.