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Meet the Bethlehem Dental Centre Team.

Dr. Yuri Aseev

(BDS, DipDentTech)

Head Dentist

Dr. Yuri Aseev

Yuri is the head dentist at Bethlehem Dental Centre, and has been with the clinic since 2002.

Yuri has over 25 years’ experience in the professional dentist industry, performing both general and cosmetic dentistry. Yuri is an active member of the professional dentist community, particularly the New Zealand Dental Association and the Western BOP Dental Association. He attends numerous international and national dentist’s  courses and conferences, in order to stay abreast of the latest advancements and innovations in modern dental treatment. Yuri readily introduces these proven dental techniques and methods to his practice, ensuring that all of patients of Bethlehem Dental Centre have access to the best in modern dentistry and developments in the field.

Yuri has a particular interest in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and brings his years of innovative dental experience in this field to Tauranga.

Outside of the office, Yuri likes to make the most of what Tauranga has to offer, enjoying spending time outdoors, playing tennis, and snow skiing in the winter.

Dr. David Smith

(BDS)

Dentist

Dr. David Smith

David has recently re-joined the team at Bethlehem Dental Centre, taking on the role of a part-time dentist at Bethlehem Dental Centre. David attained a BDS from the University of Otago, and has since worked extensively in the dental profession, gathering a range of valuable dental experience.

David fosters a gentle approach to dentistry, using his years of expertise to ensure that patients remain comfortable and at ease from the time they come to the office to when they leave his chair. David strives to use the latest dental techniques, ensuring that all the patients of Bethlehem Dental Centre receive the best possible care in Tauranga.

David and his wife enjoy staying active and getting out and about in the Tauranga community.

Michelle

(BOH)

Hygienist

Michelle

Michelle studied at the University of Otago, graduating with a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Oral Health. Michelle strongly believes that good oral health and dental is critical to sustaining general health and wellbeing. She is committed to helping people achieve optimal dental health by providing education and information about oral hygiene maintenance, and by treating gum disease, all in a caring and gentle manner.

Michelle joined Bethlehem Dental Centre in 2012, and has already formed lasting professional relationships with her patients. Her easy going, caring nature is highly valued at the practice.

Sue

Receptionist

Sue

Sue is the head receptionist at Bethlehem Dental Centre. Sue takes great pride in her work, and enjoys helping a variety of people on a daily basis.

Sue understands the importance of helping patients feel comfortable and at ease from the moment they arrive to Bethlehem Dental Centre, and she actively endeavors to make the dental experience as enjoyable as possible. The warmth and experience that Sue brings has helped make Bethlehem Dental Centre one of the most sought after dental offices in Tauranga.

In her spare time, Sue stays active in the Tauranga community, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Olga

Dental Assistant

Olga

Olga is Yuri’s dental chair side assistant and the clinical coordinator at Bethlehem Dental Centre. She works in the treatment room alongside Yuri and ensures patients remain comfortable during treatment. Olga has been working in the dental industry since 2001, and she has built an extensive repertoire of skills and experience in treating dental patients. She can help with any questions about patients’ treatment plans and general oral health.

Olga is very enthusiastic about her work and feels passionate about dental health.

Olga enjoys spending her weekends cooking, gardening, and reading.

Kate

Dental Assistant

Kate

Kate is the dental assistant at Bethlehem Dental Centre.

Kate joined the team Bethlehem Dental Centre team in 2011, and her bright, caring personality has proven to be a valuable asset to the practice. She works alongside Dr. Yuri on a part-time basis, attending to the comfort and needs of our patients.

Kate understand the impact that her role can make on the dental experience of patients of Bethlehem Dental Centre, and she uses her extensive skillset to ensure that our patients receive the best possible treatment and results.

Annette

Receptionist

Annette

Annette is the most recent addition to the team at Bethlehem Dental Centre. Annette works at the front desk, taking care of customer queries and bookings, while also ensuring that the practice runs smoothly.

Annette understands that a patient’s dental experience starts from the minute that they set foot in the door, and uses her wealth of experience to make sure that each and every patient coming to Bethlehem Dental Centre receives the utmost care during their time with us.

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