MarkMark Goodhew

Mark has practiced dentistry in Timaru since 1986, and is a former President of the New Zealand Dental Council.  

He is married with 3 adult daughters, and is a keen Crusaders supporter.

DineshDinesh Sharma

Dinesh graduated in India in 2004 and moved to New Zealand in 2009 where he cleared his New Zealand Dental Registration in 2010.  Dinesh worked in Gore for 2 years before settling in Timaru with his wife Kamel. 

Dinesh enjoys all aspects of dentistry - providing quality and excellence in all his work and is a member of New Zealand Dental Assosication. 

In Dinesh's spare time he loves a game of cricket!

Emily NewEmily Goodhew BDS 

Emily graduated from Otago School of Dentistry in 2013 and is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association.

Joy New Joy Dunn

Joy Graduated from the University of Otago School of Dentristy in 2012.  She is a member of the New Zealand Dental Hygienists and Oral Health Therapists Association.  Joy is passionate about prevention and improving individuals oral health and well being. 

Joy is Timaru’s only Hygienist so see her for your complete teeth and gum cleaning, scaling, polishing, removal of staining and teeth whitening.

In Joy's spare time she enjoys dancing and loves the latin style of dance.

Barbra NewBarbara Higginson

Practice Manager – Barbara joined Timaru Dental Care in 2016 after 34 years in the legal sector.

C LIMChristopher Lim

Christopher is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon based in Christchurch and practices at Timaru Dental Care once a month.  Chris provides a full range of oral surgical services.

Chris completed his dental undergraduate degree in Sydney and after a few years of general dentistry completed his medical and specialist training in Melbourne and NZ.

Our Assistants

Come in and meet our great team of fully qualified dental assistants.  They will make your visit with us as easy and as comfortable as possible. yell