Meet The Team
The team at Northcote Dental Centre
Dr Eun Shin
Fluent in English and Korean
Dr Eun has been serving our patients at Northcote Dental since 2012. She graduated from the University of Otago in 1998 and has since worked in private practice in Auckland. Eun enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in restorative dentistry. Outside of teeth fixing, Eun is a busy mum to her two teenagers. She enjoys spending her weekends with her family.
Dr Gloria Ching
Fluent in English and Mandarin
Dr Gloria is the principal dentist at Northcote Dental. She graduated from the University of Otago in 2015 with Distinction and has since worked in private practice in Taupo and Auckland. She is currently also a clinical tutor with the University of Otago Auckland Facility. Gloria enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in Orthodontics having completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontics. She firmly believes that a smile will go miles in making a positive difference to a person’s life. With a keen eye to detail and artistic ability, Gloria enjoys giving patients the smile they have always dreamed about. She is also passionate about learning new techniques and technology to provide quality dental services to all her patients. Moreover, her gentle and caring approach helps put many nervous patients at ease. When Gloria is not working on teeth, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is a keen runner and an enthusiastic foodie who loves to bake. Gloria also loves travelling and has a keen interest in volunteer work, having provided dental services to rural villages in both Vietnam and Myanmar.
Dr Vivian Yang
Janet is our friendly dental assistant who is always puts our patients to ease with her gentle approach. Trained in China as a doctor, Janet brings a wealth of medical knowledge to her role. With her compassion for people and her willingness to help those in need she decided to join our team in 2021. When not working at the practice, Janet is a busy mum to her 5-year-old daughter. To relax her family enjoy going to the beach when the sun is out during summer.
With her bubbly personality and constant positive energy, Carrie makes an excellent dental assistant that our patients love. Being a previous nail artist in Singapore for many years, Carrie is great with her steady hands. Carrie joined the Northcote Family since early 2022. In her free time, Carrie is a busy mum to her 2.5-year-old daughter. On the weekends together with her family, Carrie enjoys a chill day watching movies and Netflix at home.
Xuerong is our dedicated dental assistant that has been part of the Northcote Dental family since 2018. Her experience as a dental assistant equips Xuerong to give the utmost care for our patients. Xuerong has an ever-growing passion for dentistry and hunger to learn. This drove her to go back to university to study a Bachelor of Oral Health in 2020, striving to become a Dental Oral Health Therapist/Hygienist. At Northcote Dental, Xuerong is always encouraging our patients to strive to achieve their optimal oral health. Outside of dentistry, Xuerong enjoys spending time with family and friends and also her cute little bunny ‘Strawberry’.
When you arrive at our clinic at Northcote Dental, Charlotte will be the first one to greet you with her beautiful smile. Being also an organizational whiz with experience in customer service, Charlotte has been helping us out on the desk as a receptionist. Charlotte has joined our team since February 2022 straight out of school with a keen attitude to work. She has a passion for helping people and aims for all our patients to come into the clinic confidently and at ease. In her spare time Charlotte loves to socialize with friends and family or hang out with her dog ‘Ellie’.