About Us

 

Dr Hani Naoum

Dr Hani Naoum is a registered dental specialist in the field of Endodontics and Dental Traumatology. Dr Naoum graduated with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree in 1994 and after few years of general dental practice in New Zealand and Overseas, Dr Naoum developed interest in the field of Endodontics. That led him to extend his education and complete Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) degree in Endodontics from the University of Otago in 2001. Following his specialist training, Dr Naoum practiced in specialist endodontic practice in Canberra, Australia for over three years before returning to Auckland when he established his office in Auckland City. Dr Naoum enjoys all aspects of Endodontics but has special interest in biomechanical cleaning and shaping of the root canal space and treating dental trauma and tooth resorption. Dr Naoum lectured both nationally and internationally and authored several scientific original research and review papers published in well-respected, peer reviewed local and international journals.

Dr Naoum is married, has three children and lives in Auckland. He enjoys playing soccer and music, he is a passionate photographer and keen sailor.

His membership includes:
Honorary Treasurer of the NZ Society of Endodontics, a member of the Auckland and New Zealand Dental Associations, American Society of Endodontics, International Association of Dental Traumatology, Australia and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists, and the Australasian Society of Implant Dentistry.

Antoinette Hartley

Antoinette is the practice main receptionist and office administrator. Antoinette has been in the dental industry since 1997 . She is a certified Dental Assistant with a NZDA qualification in chair side assisting. After a few years of working as a Dental Assistant in Auckland, Antoinette moved to the United Kingdom to work as a Dental Assistant for 5 years. Upon her return to New Zealand in 2008 Antoinette joined Endodontic Solutions and has been working with us since. Antoinette is married to Dan and has one daughter Olivia. 

Hazel  Hazel Veloria

Hazel joined us in March 2017 after living in Wellington for 6 years where she worked in general dentistry and with a variety of dental specialists. Hazel recently completed her New Zealand Dental Assistants certificate training. When Hazel is not at work she is kept busy with her husband and three children and loves baking and cake decorating which she is very good at! Hazel originates from the Philipines, has lived and worked in Austria and can speak four languages.

 Arna Vandenberg  Arna Vandenberg

Arna has been working for Endodontic Solutions since 2011. Arna gained her New Zealand Dental Assistants certificate in 2013. Arna's warm and caring nature will calm even the most nervous patients. Arna is happily married and in her spare time loves to travel to new and exciting countries. She also has a passion for health and fitness and loves working out at the gym. In 2017 Arna competed in the Pro-Am NZIFBB Body Building competition and came 3rd place in her category. She also loves spending time with friends and family. Arna is currently on an extended maternity leave and is thoroughly enjoying being a Mum!

 

 Chloe Luo

Chloe is our most recent new employee joining us in June 2021. Chloe originates from China where she worked as a medical doctor for 12 years. Chloe moved to New Zealand with her husband and daughter in 2018. After moving here Chloe decided to pursue a career in Dental Assisting and came to us with some previous Dental Assisting experience. Chloe loves the relaxed lifestyle in New Zealand and with her family enjoys going on holidays exploring this beautiful country. Chloe also practices Yoga in her spare time and loves a good book. Chloe is fluent in Mandarin and can speak a little Cantonese. Chloe is looking forward to starting her qualification in Dental Assisting with us in 2022.