the dental team

dentists and oral hygienist

Stefan Pheiffer

dentist

Stefan Pheiffer graduated in 2002 from the University of Pretoria. He has completed Post Graduate Diplomas in Endodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry.

Stefan is experienced in a wide range of dental procedures. He uses intravenous sedation to treat anxious patients and enjoys doing root canal treatments with the help of an operating microscope. Stefan is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association as well as the New Zealand Endodontic Society.

When he is not busy treating patients, Stefan likes to spend time outdoors with his family.

ALICIA WADE

dentist

Alicia is a friendly and enthusiastic dentist with a personable approach. She likes helping you feel comfortable and confident when coming to the dentist. She takes pride in ensuring you understand all the available options so you can make the right decision for your treatment needs.

Alicia has won several dental awards and has a keen interest in providing high quality general dentistry.

Originally from the UK, Alicia has worked within the National Health Service and at a major UK hospital within the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department and in dental practices within the South Island of New Zealand.

Outside of dentistry, Alicia enjoys a mix of activities including surfing, swimming and table tennis and her favourite place is the beach!

Marcus Leung

dentist

Marcus is a passionate, Cantabrian dentist who graduated from the University of Otago.

Marcus strives towards patient-focused clinical excellence. He aims to ensure that his treatments are as pain-free as possible while trying to keep patients as comfortable as they can be, especially anxious patients.

He incorporates a personal holistic approach to each patient according to their different needs and loves the opportunity to be able to make a person smile again through his keen interest in aesthetic dentistry. 

In his spare time, he loves playing the guitar and singing, investing in the stock market and exploring the great outdoors.

Zoe McWilliam

dentist

Zoe qualified in 2011 with a BDS from Peninsula dental school based in Exeter, Plymouth and Truro in the UK. (She also holds a degreein Zoology.)

She then worked for a year at the Royal Cornwall hospital in Truro. She has been living in New Zealand since 2015 and is passionate about improving the oral health of individuals and families.

Zoe has had a lot of success working with patients with dental anxiety and focus on discussing different treatment options to create treatment plans that fit with their expectations as well as your budget.

Zoe's easy manner will put you at ease straight away. Another passion of Zoe is cosmetic or aesthetic dentistry. 

Samantha Forde

hygienist / oral health therapist

Samantha graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelors degree in Oral Health Therapy. She has been part of our dental team since then.

During your appointment with Sam expect encouragement and motivation, as she is very passionate about achieving optimum oral health outcomes for all of her patients.

After every appointment, you will leave with a wonderful fresh and clean feeling and a few tips to maintain your oral health at home.

manager, assistants and receptionists

Rosemarie Winder

practice manager

Vicky Coppen

dental assistant / receptionist