The Orthodontic Team

Bachmann Orthodontics is a leading registered Auckland orthodontic practice based on the North Shore.  Our professional, skilled and friendly orthodontic 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 30 years of 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 her 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.


Jessica joined the team in late 2022 as an assistant. She gained her Dental Surgery Assistant Certificate in 2023, and is working her way up to becoming an orthodontic auxiliary.


Jaz is kiwi born and raised, growing up between North Shore, Auckland and Wellington. She joined the team at Bachmann Orthodontics in early 2019. While working in private practice for four years for an oral surgeon, Jaz gained her NZ Dental Surgery Assistants qualification in 2017. She attained her NZ Orthodontic Auxiliary Qualification in 2020. 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.


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 of 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 qualified as an orthodontic auxiliary in January 2021. She spends her spare time with her son, family and friends, doing lots of activities such as hiking, swimming, skiing and rollerblading.


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. She qualified in May 2023 as a certified orthodontic auxiliary. Shuang enjoys spending time with her family and friends at the weekends playing badminton, swimming, fishing and baking treats for the family with her kids.


Wanyi was born in Guangzhou, China and has been in NZ for 6 years. She can speak fluently in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Before joining Bachmann Orthodontics, Wanyi was a dental nurse for 2 years and a gained Dental Assistant certificate in early 2021. During her leisure time, you may find her at a lot of car events since her husband is a super classic car fan. She qualified in May 2023 as a certified orthodontic auxiliary.


Mariel grew up in Palmerston North. She began working at Bachmann Orthodontics in late 2018 after working as a Dental Assistant for 3 years and attaining her Dental Surgery Assistant qualification in 2017. She qualified in January 2021 as an orthodontic auxiliary. Mariel has many hobbies including casual make up artistry and catering assistant.


Alice has been working as a part-time assistant at Bachmann Orthodontics for the past 5 years.


Saige was born in South Africa and moved to New Zealand in late 2015. She joined the Bachmann Orthodontics team in early 2024 as an assistant. Saige loves spending her time cooking for the people she cares about. Reading a good book during cold weather, listening to music or creating art is how she likes to spend her free time.

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