Our Dentists

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JASON KE - B.D.S - Principal Dentist

Jason has worked in the practice since 2007 and became a full partner in 2011. Jason practices all facets of dentistry and specializes in intravenous sedation, root canal therapy, crown and bridge and implant work. Jason is also a keen snow boarder. 

Jason spent three years overseas, between 2013 and 2016 continuing his formal training in implant technology and its exciting that he is now able to offer full implant services.  

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DAVID FORNUSEK - B.D.S - Principal Dentist

Full partner and founder of Thames Dental and Podiatry Clinic. Has been practising dentistry in Thames since 1970. Until recently, David was contracted by the Waikato District Health Board to carry out paediatric dental treatment under general anaesthetics at Thames Hospital.  Due to demand, he has now returned to the surgery one afternoon a week.  Appointments can be booked with David Wednesdays from 1.00pm.

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DON HWANG - B.D.S - Associate Dentist

Don has been with the practice since graduating from Otago in 2007.  He practices the full spectrum of the services we offer. He has a very gentle and quiet manner which patients feel comfortable with.

Don has a keen interest in cooking and computer games.  

 

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LUCIA PAINUTHARA - B.D.S - Associate Dentist

Lucia joined the team in February 2015 after spending a year working with the Dental Department at Waikato Hospital.

Lucia practices all aspects of dentistry and regularly attends dental courses so she can provide her patients with the latest techniques and materials.

Lucia likes to keep herself busy and enjoys mountain biking, hiking among other outdoor activites.

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SONJA TU - D.D.S - Associate Dentist

We welcome Sonja as our newest addition to our team. Sonja comes to us with a vast amount of experience having worked in both Taiwan and the United States.  
Sonja has a strong interest and training in cosmetic dentistry.  She loves to see her patients with a healthy, confident smile. 

 


 
About us

Our team of highly qualified and experienced dentists have been providing superior dental services to Thames, the Coromandel Peninsula, Hauraki Plains and surrounding area for over 20 years.

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