Our Team

Dr Kavita Keshav

Dr Kavita Keshav

Dr Kavita Keshav

Dentist

Kavita graduated from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa in 2000. After completing a year as a community service dentist in SA she worked in the UK for two years where she met her kiwi husband. Kavita moved to New Zealand with her husband in 2004 and has been working in Wellington since.

Kavita particularly enjoys working with children and doing endodontic and periodontic work.

Outside of dentistry, Kavita loves spending time with her two young boys, traveling and cooking.

 

Dr Jaideep Vijayasenan

Dr Jaideep Vijayasenan

Dr Jaideep Vijayasenan

Dentist

Jaideep graduated from Otago University in 1987 and started out in a suburban Wellington practice. He strives to give a positive dental experience and provide treatment that is long lasting and effective for every patient he treats.

Jaideep is also a keen cricket fan.

 

 

 

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Tihema Nicol

Dr Tihema Nicol

Dentist

Tihema has experience in both public and private oral health care. She is proficient in oral surgery and extractions due to her multiple years working in a hospital but her passion remains perfection of general dentistry – treatment that is made to last. One of her greatest joys in being a dentist is interacting with patients.

Tihema’s passion outside of dentistry is yoga and international traveling adventures.

 

 

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Julie Duncan

Julie Duncan

Dental Assistant

Julie has been with Smile Care Centre for two years. She finds patient interaction rewarding.

Julie’s interest include travel, and belongs to Rock n Roll / Ballroom Dance clubs.

 

 

 

Maria

Maria Abbate

Maria Abbate

Front Office Co-ordinator

Maria has been working at Smile Care Centre for seven years where she loves to see satisfied smiling patients at the centre.

Maria’s interests include travel, cooking, opera, sports and art.