Meet the team

All of our staff are dedicated in providing you with the latest in dental techniques and materials.  We strive to make each visit stress free and painless, indeed some of our best patients started out as dental phobic but now their fear and pain has gone forever!
Our team of experienced staff is committed to delivering the finest service to you to ensure that we become your lifetime dental partner.

Introducing our team



Michael is the owner of Collingwood Dental Care and is proud to lead such a dedicated professional team.  He graduated in Paris in 1983 and after eleven years of practice in France, In 1994 Michael and is wife Sylvie decided to move to New Zealand. 
Michael passed the New Zealand registration examination in 1998 and started practising at Collingwood Dental Care 1999 with a strong desire of providing gentle treatment to his patients.  Michael is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association, Waikato - Bay of Plenty Branch and is supervising the Emergency Phone Roster for the Hamilton area.
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Practice Manager


IMG 2260Kelsey has been responsible for the smooth running of our Hamilton practice since 2005. She achieved her Certificate in Business Management in 2011 which has added to her experience along with her friendly and professional manner.
Your first point of contact when scheduling an appointment will be with Kelsey. She is well able to advise you on all the areas of clinical care offered at Collingwood Dental Care.  Kelsey has specific responsibility for all the financial matters, as well as overseeing the day to day management of the practice, so please feel free to ring and speak to her regarding this or any area of your care, at any time.

Dental Assistants


Supawadee is from Thailand where she worked as a Dental Assistant in Bangkok.  She has been living in New Zealand since 2005 and has been with Collingwood Dental Care since 2007.  She completed a Certificate in Dental Assisting in 2012 which has added to her expertise.  
She is married to Jeremy and they have a daughter, Miranda.  Supawadee loves cooking and eating Thai food.
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Lydia Yeow

Lydia moved to Hamilton with her husband in 2011, and worked as a dental assistant with the Waikato District Health Board. After taking a couple of years off to stay at home with their two daughters, Lydia joined the team at Collingwood Dental Care in 2015. Lydia enjoys travel, food and family days out when she is not working.
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