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Changing the face of Northland, one smile at a time
Call us today to get started on a beautiful smile
09 430 0707
61 Maunu Road, Whangarei

Our Qualified Dentists

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Dentist - Jeffrey Joy, D.D.S.
Jeff graduated from the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry in 1987. He owned two large dental practices in the Los Angeles area for 20 years before moving to Whangarei in 2007 with his family. Jeff designed and led the build of the new Kowhai facility on Maunu Road, which opened in 2009.

Jeff's extensive training and experience includes advanced endodontics, complex restorative care as well as cosmetic dentistry. Jeff’s is dedicated to educating his patients and providing superior dental care at reasonable prices, ensuring everyone has access to great oral health.
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Dentist - Cindy Miller, D.M.D.
Cindy graduated from Southern Illinois University – School of Dental Medicine in 2000. She worked in private practice for 16 years gaining advanced training in cosmetic, endodontic and complex restorative care.

Cindy and her family moved to Whangarei in 2014 where she joined Kowhai Dental. Cindy enjoys treating each patient like family and hopes she can help all her patients achieve optimal oral health with compassionate care and affordability. She’s an incredib
le asset to the Kowhai team and the Northland community.
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Dentist - Matthias Stamm, D.D.S., Phd
Matthias graduated from the University of Freiburg, Germany in 1995. He continued his studies to include Implantology and Periodontology. Matthias went on to become an Associate Professor of Oral Surgery and Implantology at the University of Dusseldorf, followed by ownership of a private clinic in Overath, Germany. He continues to be a world-wide speaker on Implantology and Restorative Dentistry.

Matthias moved to Whangarei with his family in late 2016, joining the team at Kowhai Dental in May of 2017. Matthias is dedicated to offering superior dental care with implant and periodontal treatment at affordable fees, making these service more available to the people of Northland.
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Dentist - Bruce Sanson, B.D.S.
Bruce graduated from Otago School of Dentistry in 1982. Bruce's career has spanned over 30 years during which he worked in London, Hawkes Bay and Auckland. Bruce moved to Whangarei in 1999 where he purchased Kowhai Court Dental Centre on Rust Ave. After years of practice at Kowhai Court, Bruce teamed with Jeff in 2007, moving to the new office on Maunu Road in 2009.

Bruce strives to make dental care gentle and affordable while giving personalised attention to all of his patients.