Meet the Team
Dr Zena Bayan
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 Nash Ibrahim
Dr Nash graduated in 2001 and has worked overseas and in New Zealand, in both hospitals and private clinics. Nash has extended his knowledge and experience through continuing education courses in multiple fields of dentistry including:
- Braces (orthodontics)
- Root canal therapy
- Dental implants
- Surgical and wisdom tooth removal
- I.V. Sedation
- Cosmetic veneers/crowns/bridges
- Digital planning and design
- Bite assessment and full mouth rehabilitation
What truly makes Nash happy is being a dedicated husband and father. He loves travelling and being with friends. He also likes attending the gym, playing social soccer, table tennis, reading books, helping out with church activities and listening to relaxing piano music played by his two beautiful children.
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 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!
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.