Team Profiles

Angela McKeefry | Orthodontic, Cosmetic and General Dentist

Angela completed her 5 year Dental Surgery degree at Otago University. In addition to general dentistry, she has extensive experience in orthodontic,  and cosmetic dentistry.

Since graduating she has continued to devote a large amount of her time advancing her general, orthodontic and cosmetic dentistry skills. Angela regularly completes over 100 hours of continuing education annually which involves both technical and hands on training.

Her extensive training regularly takes her abroad to overseas training centres, often in America, Australia, Asia and occasionally Europe.

In 1996 Angela purchased an established dental practice, now known as McKeefry Dental. Her Wellington based practice has developed a reputation for providing quality, personalised care. It offers a wide range of dental services including leading cosmetic and orthodontic makeovers.

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Angela is passionate about providing advanced dental care. This is supported by her strong interest in orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. In these fields she has over20 years experience, and her goal is to continue to provide state-of-the-art cosmetic dental care services.

Angela is currently completing the prestigious Kois Center program, which focuses in the latest advances in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. This leading dental training centre is situated in Seattle, USA, and covers many areas of cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She is also a Fellow of the International College of Continuing Dental Education in Orthodontics.

Angela's Experience and Expertise:

  • Over 20 years of experience
  • Highest Honours POS 2 year orthodontic course.
  • Founding member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Previous Wellington Coordinator for the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Member of the Wellington branch of the New Zealand Dental Association
  • Member  of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Awarded 1st Prize for the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 'Fooling the Eye' category. An award that recognises the skill of placing a restoration that is totally undetectable.
  • Angela recently received the Highest Honours award from a two year American based orthodontic course, where she treated over 50 patients of differing complexities.Fellow of the International College of Continuing Dental Education in Orthodontics.
  • Certified Invisalign Provider

Sally Woods | Invisalign®, Cosmetic and General Dentist

Sally graduated with her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago in 2012 with Distinction. She was awarded one of five New Zealand graduate positions with Dental Corporation in 2013 and began working at McKeefry Dental at the start of 2014.

Sally has a passion for continuing her education and keeping abreast with the latest developments in dental care with both technical and hands on training, Sally has done professional development in New Zealand and internationally including Australia and America.

Sally describes herself as a ‘gentle practitioner’ whose key focus is on customer care and support for her patients. She likes all aspects of general dentistry and takes the time to ensure her patients understand treatment options.

As part of her approach with providing quality care and treatment, her patients’ history and circumstances are always taken consideration before presenting appropriate treatment options.

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Sally looks forward to looking after you and your dental needs and is always welcoming new patients.

Sally’s Experience and Expertise

  • Completed Bachelor of Dental Surgery at University of Otago with Distinction.
  • An active member of the National and Wellington branch of the New Zealand Dental Association.
  • NZDA Wellington branch committee member
  • Member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • New Zealand Forensic Odontology Conference student speaker 2012
  • Previous chairperson of the NZDA Young Dentist Action Group

Certified Invisalign Provider

Rachael Gibson | Oral Health Therapist

(Dental Hygiene/Dental Therapy)

Rachael is a registered Oral Health Therapist, this involves the scopes of dental hygiene and dental therapy. In 2011 she graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Oral Health. Rachael has been a part of our team since she graduated.

Rachael is the dental hygienists Professional Advisor for the NZ Dental Council. She also works one day a week with the District Health Board, providing dental care to under 12-year olds.

Rachael is passionate about preventative and cosmetic dentistry and enjoys working alongside her patients to achieve the best outcomes. She is enthusiastic about attention to detail and promoting the link between oral health and general health.

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Rachael provides a friendly, positive and sensible approach to treating her patients.

In her spare time, Rachael enjoys travelling, socialising with friends and family and keeping fit – she plays netball and loves bush walks.

Rachael holds a current annual practicing certificate and is a member of the NZ Dental Hygienists’ Association.

 

Lynie  Tan | Oral Heatlth Therapist

(Dental Hygiene/Dental Therapy)

My name is Lynie and I am a newly graduated Oral Health Therapist. My scope allows me to utilise both my dental hygiene and dental therapy skill sets. I am passionate about getting alongside people, understanding and accommodating their needs, and partnering with them to achieve optimal oral health. I believe in providing patient centred care, informed care, thorough care, and setting realistic and achievable goals.

Oral health is a long term investment in yourself, keeping on top of it and attending regular check-up appointments will keep you on the right track to acquiring the better quality of life you deserve. No matter where you are in terms of your Oral Health, I encourage you to come as you are, come with an open mind and let's partner to better your quality of life.

 

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On my time off I enjoy attending HIIT classes, going on hikes, doing DIY projects and simply enjoying a good cup of coffee at an ambient café.

 

Anne Carter | Practice Manager

I have over 17 years office management & dental health care experience and joined the McKeefry team in early July. I look forward to working with our amazing team to personalize our service and dentistry needs for our patients; with kindness & empathy in mind.

I love the work life balance: in my spare time I enjoy quality time with family & friends; working on my home and garden and look forward to some summer running & walking the tracks & coasts around Wellington.

Johanna - Dental Assistant Wellington | McKeefry Dental

Johanna - Dental Assistant

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Rosanna - Dental Assistant

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Natalie - Reception/Dental Assistant

Jess - Position

Jess - Dental Assistant