dr stephen cho - Meet Our Team

Dr Stephen Cho

BDS Otago

Dr Stephen Cho was born in Wellington and is a graduate from the Otago University School of Dentistry.  Dr Cho started the practice at Meadowbank Dental Centre over 20 years ago and has considerable experience in the fields of cosmetic, orthodontic and general dentistry.  He is a foundation member of the NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has memberships with the NZ Dental Association, Auckland Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Association of Orthodontics and NZ Cerec Group.

Stephen  has a passion for technology and uses the latest state of art equipment in his dental practice to deliver exceptional dentistry. With an experienced, caring dental team, Dr Cho is able to meet and exceed your dental expectations to create your dream smile.

Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge to Meadowbank Dental Centre, having trained internationally in the US and Australia in the fields of orthodontics, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. He continues to keep up to date with the latest techniques to offer uncompromised care for his patients. He has established a reputation for excellence among his colleagues and patients in the field of dentistry with his caring, gentle nature.

dr anna robinson - Meet Our Team

Dr Anna Robinson

BDS Otago

Dr. Anna Robinson graduated in 2004 from the University of Otago. During her undergraduate training, Anna was awarded the 2001 Oral B scholarship for the top overall student in her year for academic, cultural, service and sporting achievements.

After graduating, she returned to her hometown Hamilton, and spent the next 9 years in private practice.

Anna relocated to Auckland with her family in 2014, and joined Meadowbank Dental in September 2016.

Dr Robinson prides herself as being a very gentle and caring dentist with a special interest in Root canals, extractions and all restorative work. She has the kindness and knowledge that comes with nearly two decades of dental experience.

Anna lives in Meadowbank with her husband Grant and her 2 children.

Member of the ADA (Auckland Dental Association) and NZDA (New Zealand Dental Association).

dr deanna nelson - Meet Our Team

Dr Deanna Nelson

BDS Otago

Dr Deanna is a highly skilled clinician with over 27 years’ experience in the field of general dentistry. She is a member of the Auckland Dental Association (ADA) and NZ Dental Association (NZDA).

A mother of two herself, Dr Deanna understands the importance of caring for young patients and their parents. She enjoys creating a family-friendly environment for patients of all ages and is dedicated to each and every patient.

Having completed many orthodontic courses, and with a post-graduate diploma in Progressive Orthodontics, Dr Deanna has successfully treated many orthodontic patients using techniques including removable plates, fixed braces and clear aligners.


lorraine robertson - Meet Our Team

Lorraine Robertson


Lorraine joined us back in 2016. She completes our team with her warm, bubbly personality.  Lorraine graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Hygiene and Dental Therapy.

With her gentle nature and exceptional clinical skills, she works with the dentist to meet your oral needs. From basic preventative oral health care to treating periodontal(gum) health problems, she works very thoroughly but gently at the same time. This can be done with or without anaesthetic.

hannah bellew - Meet Our Team

Hannah Bellew

Practice Manager/Clinical Assistant

Hannah is from Kent in the UK and moved to New Zealand in 2006. She has enjoyed looking after her work family at Meadowbank Dental since 2007. She is the Practice Manager and Dr. Stephen Cho’s Clinical Assistant.  Hannah has developed a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and enjoys applying the finishing touch to ceramics created in-house. Her favourite part of her job is watching the transformation of smiles through orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. With Hannah’s calm, gentle manner, she will help you feel part of the Meadowbank Dental family.

When not at work, Hannah loves spending time with her family and friends and training in Kempo Ryu Martial Arts.

caroline asopesio - Meet Our Team

Caroline Asopesio

Clinical Assistant

Caroline has been an integral and valued part of the Meadowbank Dental team since 2015. Her wonderfully kind and bubbly nature puts patients at ease immediately as they enter her and Dr. Anna’s room.

Together they work in harmony to deliver the highest quality clinical outcomes.

Caroline can often be found out and about on the weekends, enjoying time with her family and friends.

courtney - Meet Our Team


Clinical Assistant

Courtney is Dr Deanna’s fabulous dental assistant. The two have worked together for a number of years, and are a great team! Courtney will help every patient – young and old- feel relaxed and at ease in the dental chair. She loves assisting in the process of creating wonderful smiles and super happy patients! She has a particular interest in orthodontics, and loves working with  our super cool cerec machine at Meadowbank dental centre.

In her spare time Courtney loves  to speak Japanese and she is also a very talented roller skater….

carole spencer - Meet Our Team

Carole Spencer


Carole is the first friendly face to greet you in the afternoons at reception. She recently celebrated her 10-year Meadowbank Anniversary of bringing lots of smiles and laughter to the team. Every day she brings her excellent customer service skills and loves to solve any challenge that comes her way.

Outside of work, you can find Carole investigating her family history, spending time with her granddaughter Ise, or chasing “gifts” from her cats, Fiz and Chez. There are rumours that she stays up reading until 1:00am.

renee livingston - Meet Our Team

Renee Livingston


Renee is our newest receptionist, joining us at the start of 2021.

Inspired by her own dentist, she enjoys helping patients feel comfortable and relaxed. Renee will always endeavour to assist you efficiently and with clarity. She also likes to think she has a great sense of humour.

In her spare time Renee enjoys gardening and netball. She enjoys cats all the time.