Meet the Team
from an Exceptional Team
Dental Domain has a great team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff, who listens and who care.
Dr Karthik Mohan, BDS, MDS
Dr. Karthik Mohan is a cosmetic dentist with a specialist interest in Endodontics and Implant Dentistry. Karthik is an experienced dental surgeon with a special interest in the placements of dental implants and Cerec crowns. He works closely with Dr.Kish and Dr. Amna in planning and delivering complex & comprehensive restorative cases.
Karthik qualified over 20 years ago after he completed a BDS (Bachelors in Dental Sciences) in 1996 and graduated with a Master’s degree in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics (with distinction) from SRMC Medical College and University (a Harvard Affiliated University), India. In 2007, he completed the New Zealand Dental Registration Examination process and has worked as a Registered General Dental Practitioner in the wider community for the past 15 years.
Dr Amna Ghazali, BDS
Amna graduated from the University of Otago, School of Dentistry, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with Credit, in 2016. Her first couple of years post-graduation were spent working as a dentist in various areas of Auckland, as well as volunteering overseas in developing countries both in local hospital dental units, as well as from the YWAM medical ship. It was here Amna was able to gain so much experience in all facets of dentistry. From working with very basic equipment on remote pacific islands; to fully-equipped clinics in higher economic areas of Auckland. She hopes to do more volunteer work in developing counties in the future.
Dr Kishara De Silva, BDS
Kish as he is better known as, is a good example of Dental Domain’s uncompromising approach to patient care.
His calm, confident and gentle approach to patient care enables him to gain the trust of patients and practice the highest quality of dentistry in line with our philosophy. Kish places a strong emphasis on prevention and patient education.
Sharron Scarlett, DDH, Specialising in Oral Health Science
Sharron is an accomplished dental hygienist, who graduated from Otago University in 2004, and who has been helping patients achieve optimal oral health for 16 years now. Sharron is a registered member of the NZ Dental Council, and a member of the NZ Dental Hygienists Association.
A large part of her role at Dental Domain involves talking to patients about their oral hygiene regimen and helping them improve aspects of their self-care including flossing, dietary advice, and smoking cessation.
She delivers a range of hygiene services including hygiene spa treatments, specialist cleaning for dental implants and orthodontic devices. Lois provides excellent periodontal care, using state-of-the-art minimally invasive technology – the kind normally seen at specialist periodontist practices! She also provides teeth whitening and fresh breath clinics.
As part of her dedication to her work Sharron keeps up to date with the latest developments and research in oral hygiene because she regards oral hygiene as a fundamental part of a healthy and happy life.
Sharron is passionate about sharing her knowledge with patients because she wants the best for them.
Away from the dental practice, Sharron enjoys gardening, playing tennis, tramping, 7 grandchildren, getting lost in a good book occasionally, maintaining a lifestyle block, and growing and producing olive oil from her olive grove.
REGISTERED DENTAL HYGENIST
Susie is an institution in the local dental community, having worked in various roles during a dental career spanning over 35 years! It is clear that Susie loves working in this field. Susie is a versatile and valued member of the team and always greets patients with a friendly smile.
Her sweet, gentle, and caring nature suits the Dental Domain ethos of uncompromising patient care very well. She is passionate about making a difference and enjoys educating patients about the benefits of good oral hygiene.
She effortlessly combines being a dental nurse, receptionist, and practice manager, helping Dental Domain run smoothly. Susie is our contact for any issues around ACC, Winz or to do with free dental care for Teens under our DHB contract.
Outside of work Susie is a very talented artist, who paints abstract pictures with oils, makes stained glass lampshades and windows, and has just started learning to weave flax works. Susie has lived in the community almost her whole life, and loves what the area has to offer; stunning beaches and serene pastoral land.
Sharon has been in the dental industry for over 30 years now and holds a New Zealand Dental Association certificate in Dental Assisting
She has a broad range of experience in the industry from reception experience to working in the District Health Board dental sector as a dental assistant at primary schools in the area, as well as nursing at a private practice.
Sharon loves dental nursing as she feels she can truly make a difference to people’s lives. Her warm and caring nature allows her to relax our patients, especially those with phobias or extremely nervous patients. Her depth of knowledge and experience makes her invaluable to our dentists.
Sharon really enjoys working in this field as she loves the people contact and every day is a little different.
As a Mangawhai resident, she loves the lifestyle that living here offers; particularly the beach, friendly people and wonderful climate. Sharon loves spending time with her family including her grandchildren and dogs, and she likes to go fishing.
A kiwi now for over 15 years, Debbie originally trained in the UK and is a fully qualified dental nurse, and has worked in both private practice and a busy maxillofacial department at Queen Anne Hospital. She has a passion for improving people’s oral health through patience and empathy.
Debbie is a delightful dental assistant who will look after you with caring efficiency. She is a highly valued member of our team and always has a lovely disposition to ensure the practice and our patients feel safe and secure. Interacting with our patients and team is the best part of her job, and Debbie likes to see the before and after of each patient who seeks our help.
Outside of caring for patients, Debbie enjoys everything about living in the area. She spends her spare time up-cycling and painting furniture, gardening, reading, baking and visiting with friends and family.
Trace has recently joined our team as a dental assistant. Her experience means she is familiar with all aspects of dentistry and has a great understanding of our patient’s needs. Her easy manner will immediately make you feel comfortable, and she always aims to make patients feel at ease when they are in the dental chair.
Stephanie is our Office Manager; her role includes team management and support. She works alongside our Lead Dentist and Owner Karthik Mohan to ensure that our extremely high standards are consistently maintained.
She enjoys the interaction with our patients; and working with the clinical team to help our patients find the most appropriate dental path. Passionate about her commitment to work; she has outstanding customer service and a friendly professional approach.
As Office Manager, Stephanie is proud to be a member of a truly committed team that provides not only excellent dental care but who also ensure patients come first at all times.