Meet the Team

Dr Zena Bayan

Dr Zena Bayan

Principle Dentist

Dr Zena Bayan graduated from the University of Otago in 1999. She has practiced in Takapuna and in London, UK.  Zena is a member of the New Zealand Dental association, Auckland Dental association and the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic dentistry. Besides general dentistry, Zena has experience in advanced restorative dentistry including Implants, Crowns and Bridges. Zena is also one of the first few providers of Invisalign in New Zealand.

Zena is a pleasant, compassionate dentist who understands the needs of patients and will provide the upmost care and advice to suit your individual needs. Zena lives in Castor bay on the North shore and is happily married to a surgeon and has two grown up children. Besides dentistry Zena spends time with her family and enjoys reading, walking and travelling.

Dr Ernie Park

Dr Ernie Park

Associate Dentist

Ernie graduated from the University of Otago with First Class Honours in 2014 and has published an article in an internationally renowned journal. He is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association and practices all aspects of general dentistry. He places a strong emphasis on a gentle and patient-centered approach, and strives to work together with the patients to achieve optimal results.

Ernie was born in South Korea but has been raised in New Zealand since a very young age. He enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, as well as sports and playing the drums.

Hayley Gillespie

Hayley Gillespie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hayley graduated from Otago university in 2002 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and received an academic prize for excellence. Since gaining her qualification she has worked in both specialist periodontal practices as well as general dental practices both in Dunedin and Auckland.

Hayley has a wealth of knowledge in treating periodontal disease gained from working in a specialist practice for many years. Hayley is also certified to administer local anaesthetic having successfully completed further post graduate study through the University of Auckland. She is gentle and caring and will always make you feel at ease whilst having your treatment done.

Vicky Moon

Vicky Moon

Operations Manager

Vicky began working as a dental nurse in England in 2004 and completed her National Vocational Qualification of Dental Nursing and Oral Healthcare Support (UK) in 2009. In 2013 she moved to Perth, Australia where she assisted in sedation, periodontics and oral surgery. Whilst in Australia, Vicky completed her Diploma of Management and Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management. She then did her Health Information Management training at a specialist periodontic practice before moving to Auckland in January 2017.

In her spare time Vicky enjoys going to her dance classes and travels as much as she can!

 

Marcia Burnard

Marcia Burnard

Practice Manager

Marcia moved to New Zealand from the UK with her husband and son back in 2010.  She has worked in several different industries in a variety of roles and brings this experience with her to Bayside Dental Centre.

In her spare time she loves to walk on the beach with her family and two English Bulldogs, and enjoys reading and socialising with the wonderful friends she has made since she moved here. Marcia also has extended family in Wellington who she likes to visit quite frequently

Cherie Arnet

Cherie Arnet

Senior Dental Assistant

Cherie brings to the practice more than 20 years’ experience, and assists in all aspects of dentistry and implant surgery. Cherie is also our most experienced chairside assistant and does most of the training for new staff members. Outside of work, Cherie enjoys reading, walking and spending time with her teenage sons and family.