The Orthodontic Team

Bachmann Orthodontics, is a leading registered Auckland orthodontic practice based on the North Shore.  Our professional, skilled and friendly team are here to help create your beautiful smile.

Meet the Bachmann Orthodontic Team


The first person you will meet at Bachmann Orthodontics is Candice, our Practice Manager. Candice moved to Auckland from Mt Maunganui in 2011 and joined the team shortly afterwards. Having over 25 years’ experience in dentistry both in nursing and management roles, she can answer most questions related to your treatment and will sort out a payment plan to suit your budget. A qualified chef also, Candice enjoys creating in the kitchen for family and friends. She loves netball, rugby and all things kiwi. Relaxing with a good read, listening to music or lazy days at the beach is how Candice likes to spend her free time.


Our Australian born team member, Teanji was educated at Hunter Sports High School in Newcastle. Teanji worked as a qualified Dental Surgery Assistant in Australia for 4 years before moving to New Zealand, and has worked at Bachmann Orthodontics since 2011, where she attained her NZ Dental Surgery Assistant and Orthodontic Auxiliary qualifications. Teanji is in charge of our onsite laboratory and makes most of the appliances required for treatments, as well as working in surgery as a registered Orthodontic Auxiliary.


Cici was born in Beijing and came to NZ when she was 16 years old. She attained her NZ Dental Surgery Assistant qualification at Auckland University of Technology then joined Bachmann Orthodontics in 2012, where she trained as an Orthodontic Auxiliary. Being fluent in Mandarin has proven to be an asset to the practice. Cici enjoys snowboarding, outdoor sports and reading. In 2018 Cici began studying towards her Bachelor of Oral Health degree and working part time at our clinic.


UK born and raised, Molly moved to NZ in 2013 and has been with Bachmann Orthodontics since early 2018. Her previous work as a nanny led her back to working with kids. Molly gained her NZ Dental Surgery Assistant qualification in 2017 whilst working in a private dental practice and was awarded ‘top of the class’. In her spare time Molly likes to paint and spend time with her hubby and fur babies.


Mariel grew up in Palmerston North. She began working at Bachmann Orthodontics late 2018 after working as a Dental Assistant for 3 years and attaining her Dental Surgery Assistant qualification in 2017. Mariel has many hobbies including casual make up artistry and catering assistant.


Originally from Latvia, Natalja moved to NZ in 2011. She is fluent in Russian and English. Back in Europe, she attained a degree in nursing and a Bachelor of Economics and Finance. Natalja gained her Dental Surgery Assistant qualification in 2015. She has five years experience as a dental assistant and two years as a periodontal assistant here in NZ. Natalja has been with Bachmann Orthodontics since early 2019. She spends her spare time with her son, family and friends, doing lots of activities such as hiking, swimming, skiing and rollerblading.


Jaz is kiwi born and raised, growing up between North Shore, Auckland and Wellington. She joined the team at Bachmann Orthodontics early 2019. While working in private practice for four years for an oral surgeon, Jaz gained her NZ Dental Surgery Assistants qualification in 2017. When Jaz isn’t at work, you might find her at the beach, planning a holiday or dining out, as food has got to be one of her favourite things.


Originating from Beijing, Shuang attended University in China to attain a Diploma in Oral Health. Moving to NZ in 2011 she also studied at Unitec in Auckland before joining Bachmann Orthodontics in 2018. Shuang enjoys spending time with her family and friends in the weekends playing badminton, swimming, fishing and baking treats for the family with her kids.


Lizette was born and raised in South Africa and moved to New Zealand with her husband and two kids in 2015. She has over 9 years’ experience working in dental and orthodontic practices. She is looking forward to starting her studies to become a qualified orthodontic auxiliary. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking and the outdoors.


After travelling over 30 countries, Alice decided to make NZ her second hometown. Moving from Beijing with her son in 2016, her new career in dentistry began. Before joining Bachmann Orthodontics in early 2019, Alice previously worked as a dental assistant in private practice. She is currently studying to attain her NZDSA qualification. Alices hobby is belly dancing.

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