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Dr. Nina Vasan

BDS(Otago) MDSc(Melb) FRACDS
Specialist Paediatric Dentist

Dr. Nina Vasan BDS(Otago) MDSc(Melb) FRACDSNina graduated from Otago University (New Zealand) with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 1990 and worked in Auckland, in both the public (Auckland Hospital and Middlemore Hospital) and private sector for the following 6 years.

Nina completed specialist paediatric dentistry training at Melbourne University and The Royal Childrens Hospital (Melbourne) in 1998 and graduated with a Masters in Dental Science. 

Subsequent to this she completed Fellowship into the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, winning the College Medal for eminence in her field.

D3-Logo.pngReflecting her long-held interest in chalky teeth, Nina helped establish The D3 Group as a trans-Tasman research and education initiative for Development Dental Defects (D3s). She often lectures about chalky teeth problems and how best to manage them

Positions held in the past include:

Consultant to Middlemore and Greenlane Hospitals, Auckland Dental Association Secretary, President - NZ Branch of Australian New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry.

Current positions:

President - Federal Australia New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry; Vice President - Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry; Assessor - Board of Studies, Paediatric Dentristry Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. The D3 Group for Developmental Dental Defects (Auckland representative and founding member)

In 1999, Nina established New Zealand's first private paediatric dental practice.  She is also co-founder of the Levacare Group of companies.  In 2008, Kidz Teeth Limited was formed.  This is a strategic partnership between Lumino Dental Limited (a subsidiary of Abano Healthcare Group Limited) and Dr Nina Vasan (Panacea Growth Solutions Limited).  

She is mother to two children, Shaquille and Sasha. She enjoys going to the gym, yoga and shopping!

Special interests:
Prevention of caries and dental erosion, providing comprehensive treatment for high caries risk chidren.

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