Supportive care team
Karen - hygienist - Monday, Thursday & Friday
Karen qualified as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1985 from Portsmouth, UK. She is very knowledgeable and helps explain certain aspects of Dr. Soo’s treatment plan. She recommends positive lifestyle changes which you can incorporate straightaway into your daily routines. She has a gentle touch and administers local anaesthetics as required. Our patients are very fond of Karen. Outside of work Karen is busy with her family.
Kylie - oral health therapist - Tuesday
Originally from Taiwan Kylie is fluent in mandarin and english. She has two degrees with a Bachelor of Fine Arts major in sculpture (Elam, University of Auckland) and a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Oral Health ( AUT). She has a warm approachable manner. She assists our periodontist in coordinating care for our mandarin speaking patients as well as providing supportive periodontal therapy for her patients. She worked with Dr. Soo for several years.
Tarquin - oral health therapist - Wednesday late night
Tarquin is a graduate of Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Health Science degree majoring in Oral Health. His patients enjoy his sense of humour and positive approach to self-care coaching. He works alongside Dr. Soo on Wednesday late nights providing after care checks, supportive periodontal maintenance and home-care coaching. Tarquin is from Auckland, he was born here and attended local schools. In his spare time he enjoys playing rugby, cricket and rowing.