Our Team

Meet our warm, bubbly and dedicated team!

Dr Asi Cohen

asaelSince qualifying in 1994 at Otago University, Dr Cohen has crafted beautiful smiles in Whangarei. Asi set up Smilecare Dental Studio to make cosmetic dentistry a scare-free, non-judgmental and even enjoyable experience for Whangarei. Asi is a keen dad, hobby-farmer, committed Lions Club volunteer and a water-sport enthusiast in his spare time.


Dr Aidan Ho

Dr HoDr Ho has made an impact in Whangarei since his arrival in 2000, having practiced abroad in Ireland.
Aidan’s dental practice style fits in well with Smilecare’s commitment to quality-conscious, gentle and friendly dental care! When not engaging in DIY or intrepid journeying, Aidan kayaks the local water-ways and is a dedicated dad!


Lorna – Hygienist

LornaLorna qualified in the UK. Lorna worked in private practice since 1991, working hard to educate patients and settling dental anxiety. Her goals are to make people feel comfortable enough to smile and laugh. Lorna takes an active interest in her farm animals and family life.



shontelleShontelle is Smilecare’s Practice Manager. Shontelle takes great pleasure in being an integral part of such a professional and enthusiastic team. Outside work Shontelle loves fishing, diving and music!




vaniaVania is an integral member of our Smilecare’s dental assistant team. Vania has mastered making patients feel comfortable. She thrives on turning a dental-phobic person into a fearless dental disciple. Outside work, Vania enjoys homelife with her family, bakes up a storm and the Northland coastline.



sheilaSheila is a hardworking member of Smilecare’s dental assistant team. Sheila takes great pleasure in reassuring patients. She particularly enjoys seeing the change in people that have gained a new smile. Outside work Sheila enjoys home life with her partner, reading, exercising, and is an accredited beautician – but she reassures us she has no intention of giving up her day job!



Hani is part of our Smilecare’s dental assistant team. Hani loves helping patients through the treatment process. Outside work Hani enjoys the beach, loves snorkelling and shark-cage diving.

Smilecare Dental Studio

(09) 438 8181

142 Bank Street, Regent, Whangarei