Meet The Team
OUR EXPERT DENTISTS
Alice graduated from University of Baghdad in 1987-migrated to New Zealand in 1995 and started working in the dental field. Since 1996 she is registered with The Dental Council and a member of the NZ Dental Association.
She has been working at the Panmure Dentists since 2001 and her special interests are cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening and family dentistry.
Alice’s experience, confidence, practical and straightforward approaches to her patients are easy to cope with being seated in the dental chair. She always works closely in cooperation with her patients in order to bring the best options for her patients’ particular needs.
Dr. Alice Bahjet
Dr. Saud Ibrahim
Graduating from the University of Baghdad in 1989, Saud went on to complete his Masters (Graduating with Distinction) in Conservative Dentistry in 1996. Never one to shy away from a challenge Saud followed that by immigrating to New Zealand in 1997.
Passing his New Zealand Registration exams was closely followed by purchasing the Chartwell Dental Centre in 2000. He set up Rototuna Dental Centre in 2007.
Happily married to his lovely wife, Saud has four children. In his spare time he likes to keep fit, running & jet skiing. Saud was the “Ground Dentist” for the All Blacks at Waikato Stadium in 2010. Naturally he’s an enthusiastic Chiefs supporter, believing they’re “always the best”! Travelling & cooking are also amongst his favourite things to do.
Ongoing education has continued to be a priority for Saud, enabling him to increase his skill and experience in the many different fields of dentistry. He gained a further qualification in 2005, a Post Graduate Diploma in Oral Implants, from the University of Sydney. Cosmetic and implant dentistry are areas of interest and expertise for Saud. Add to this his great sense of humour, it’s no wonder he enjoys meeting new people and putting his patients at ease. Saud is a member of the New Zealand Dental Association, the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontic Society & the Australian Osseo-integration Society.
Joel Bagadam graduated in year 1987 from Osmana University, Hyderabad,AP State India with the MDS post graduate degree in oral surgery.
He immigrated to New Zealand in 1996and since he is registered with the Dental Council here in New Zealand and he is a member of the NZ Dental Association.
Joel also works as the Dental Surgeon at the Middlemore Hospital. He has special interests in dental surgeries,wisdom teeth extractions and implants.
His experience goes along with hiscalm and personable approach that puts patients at ease.
Dr. Joel Bagadam
Dr. Karen Lim
Otago graduate in 1998. General dentistry, crown and bridge work, perio, dentures and oral surgery.
Speaks English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese dialect – Hokkien.
Travelled extensively and has worked in England and New Zealand.
Karen has lived in New Zealand since the early 1990’s and has settled here with her family.
She has been working here at Panmure dentists since 2010 delivering very good dental care to our paitents.