Meet Our Team

Our team is dedicated to providing personalised attention in a friendly, state-of-the-art environment to help our clients achieve the best oral health and their most beautiful smile.

Dr-Mariyam-Al-Saadi Seddon Dental Pukekohe

Dr Mariyam Al-Saadir


Dr. Mariyam completed her BDS at the renowned Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India. After receiving her doctoral degree in 1999, she went on to pursue and finish her masters in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics in 2002.

After practising as a general dentist for six years in the Ministry of health, Oman, she relocated to New Zealand in 2008 , with her husband and a five year old daughter. In 2010, she completed the New Zealand Dental Registration examination process. She worked as an associate dentist at Team Dental Tauranga for a period of three years after which she relocated to Auckland in 2013. She then took almost a year off to raise the toddler. With her son at school now, it has given her a bit more time to pursue her career.

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Conveniently located in central pukekohe, in 2015, Dr. Mariyam started her new dental clinic and is committed to providing her patients with personalised, efficient and quality care in a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere. She is a gentle, compassionate and understanding professional who will listen and work with you on a comprehensive treatment plan to uncover your best smile. She hopes to encourage healthy smiles in all her patients and to establish a long term relationship with them.

Apart from working, she loves baking, listening to music and spending time with family and friends.


Ankita Raturi

Dental Assistant

Hi I am Ankita , a Dental Assistant at Seddon Dental. I am here to welcome and comfort you in our friendly , warm and patient oriented practice. I completed my dental graduation from India in 2014 and worked for a couple of years in a Government hospital India.
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In 2018 I migrated to New Zealand to start a new wonderful journey with my husband. I love working with Dr. Mariyam and always look forward to each working day and feel privileged to be part of a phenomenal Dental Practice. I enjoy meeting new people through my work and making them feel welcome and relaxed. In 2020 I passed my ADC theory examination and in the process of giving my clinicals.

Apart from working I love baking and spending time with my family and friends.