Meet Us
Phil Slack

Phil Slack DENTIST BDS Otago

Phil graduated from Otago University in 1987 and following a year at Christchurch Hospital embarked on his big O.E.

Over the next 10 years Phil worked in a number of exciting locations, from royal clinics in Saudi Arabia and Hospitals in the United Arab Emirates, to private practices in London, Australia and Singapore. Returning to New Zealand Phil worked in some of Auckland's leading dental practices before settling at Lake Road Dental Centre.

Phil joined Brian Robinson in 2006, (they clicked!) and Phil has now joined Lake Road Dental Centre as practice owner. Phil has a special interest in safe amalgam removal, cosmetic dentistry and dental technology.

But most of all Phil enjoys the "people" side of dentistry.

Nova Edgcombe


Nova received her diploma in dental hygiene from the University of Bristol Dental Hospital in the UK.

Nova has a wealth of knowledge in treating periodontal disease and dental implants. She is experienced in non-surgical periodontal (gum) therapy, dental radiography (x-rays) and holds a certificate in oral health education.

She has practiced in both specialist periodontal practices and top aesthetic practices with a special interest in looking after patients with complex restorative and dental implant treatments.

Nova's aim is to work with you to maintain your mouth in a state of wellness, offering advice and instruction to enable you to achieve and maintain a healthy mouth for the long term.

For more information about the treatment Nova provides, click HERE


Julie Callaghan RECEPTIONIST

Julie has been working with the dental profession on the North Shore for 20 years and we are most fortunate to have her manage our reception.

With her helpful and friendly manner Julie is able to answer many questions about dental treatment and schedule an appointment for you.

When Julie is not helping us, you might find her hiking the Routeburn Track or ballooning over Cappadocia!

Call Julie to make an appointment with us.

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