Meet Our Dental Team - G & E Dental


Dr Meena Chawdhry

Dentist - BDS NZDREX

Founder and lead dentist at G & E Dental.

Meena graduated in the year 1979 from The Guru Nanak Dev University of India where she was awarded a gold medal for being the best graduate. She has 20 years of experience working in a referral district hospital catering to emergency and general patients. 
After moving to New Zealand with her family, she did further study from the University of Otago before registering with the
Dental Council of New Zealand.

Prior to setting up G&E Dental she has worked in private practices in both the North and South Islands.
Meena is passionate about dentistry in general with special interests in cosmetic dentistry including Crown and Bridge, Veneers and Fast Braces. She is also an expert in surgical extractions ensuring minimum trauma to the patient.
Her vast experience over the years has enabled her to deal with various dental complications, keeping her patients at ease during treatment.
Meena, besides being the clinical director of the company also works as a dentist at Rolleston, Hornby and Ashburton.


Dr Alham Jeong

Dentist - BDS

Works primarily at the Hornby branch of G&E Dental

Alham graduated from the University of Otago School of Dentistry in 2012 and immediately joined G&E Dental where he has grown professionally to be an extraordinary dentist. He is proficient in all forms of general dentistry. 
He is soft spoken and caring towards his patients. Alham works primarily at Hornby.


Dr Kathy Moon

Dentist - BDS

Works primarily at the Hornby branch of G&E Dental

After graduating from the University of Otago, Kathy joined G&E Dental in 2013. She has a passion for periodontal work and takes pride in the quality of work she produces. She is a perfectionist and her patients love her for that.


Dr Fay Yan

Dentist - BDS

Works in the Rolleston and Hornby branches

Member of the New Zealand Dental Association
Member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

After graduating from the University of Otago in 2016, Fay has worked for two years in Gisborne before coming down to Christchurch.  As a dental surgeon, she strives to provide treatments that are minimally invasive and could stand the test of time. To achieve this, she keeps her skills up-to-date with regular training and courses.

"I understand the fear patients may perceive towards dentistry and it is my goal to provide appropriate education and comfortable treatments to minimise patients’ anxiety and pain."

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Dr Alister Moore

Dentist - BDS

Works in Hornby and Rangiora branches.

Alister graduated from the University of Otago School of Dentistry in 1983. Originally from Christchurch,
Alister worked for many years in Wellington in private practice.
Alsiter is gentle and had a very soothing personality. He is dedicated towards providing quality dental care to the community.

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Dr Marc Libeau

Dentist - BDS

Works mostly in Ashburton 

Marc graduated from Otago University in 1978 with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He then worked as an Assistant Dentist for two years in Dunedin, followed by the big OE to Britain for 5 years, where he gained further skills and training in all areas of dentistry. Returning to New Zealand in 1994 he established a very successful practice in Hamilton.

Marc is strongly committed to continuing education within the field of dentistry, and attends conferences and seminars regularly to keep updated with the latest research, trends, and treatments, thus providing the very best dentistry for his patients in the pursuit of excellence.

Marc’s particular interests are cosmetic dentistry, minor oral surgery, and crown and bridge treatments. He has a passion for delivering oral health education to his patients coupled with a genuine fun and caring manner to put all his patients at ease.

Outside of dentistry, Marc is a keen fishermen, cyclist, kayaker, tramper and loves going into the bush, mountains and other wild places.

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Dr Suman Kavooru

Dentist - BDS MPH

Works primarily at the Rolleston and Hornby branches of G&E Dental.

Prior to moving to New Zealand, Suman has worked as a general dentist in Australia. He has valuable experience and has also worked as a Research and Health Promotion Coordinator in Australia.Suman has great interest in Aesthetic dentistry, Crown and Bridge, Root Canal, Fast Orthodontic treatment and Wisdom teeth extractions. He likes to play cricket in his free time and is an avid traveller.


Lucy Foley

Works in the Rangiora branch

Lucy graduated from Cardiff University in the UK. Since then she has worked in Kingston Hospital and St George's Hospital London in the oral and maxillofacial surgery departments and in a mixture of busy NHS and private practices in London.

She has recently moved to New Zealand to enjoy a more outdoorsy lifestyle! Lucy enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and feels passionately about providing the best quality care for her patients. She enjoys educating patients on their oral health to help prevent the need for treatment in the future.

Outside of work Lucy enjoys going to the gym, body boarding, hiking and exploring new places!


Dr. Francesca

Rangiora and Hornby

Francesca graduated dentistry from Griffith University, Australia and has practiced in Adelaide previous to working with G&E Dental.  

Francesca enjoys working in all aspects of general dentistry and aims to provide a comfortable and fun experience.
Outside of dentistry, Francesca loves exploring, finding local hidden gems and reading