Sanjaya is one of the co-founders of Bishop Dental at its inception in 2015 and now plays a role as advisor and visiting senior clinician. He grew up in Auckland and upon completion of high school, left to South Australia to commence a career in Dentistry in 2007. Graduating from the University of Adelaide with Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Science in Dentistry [Honours] in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he initially worked for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) based in Broken Hill, Australia. After which he moved back home to Auckland where he has gained experience in both private practice and Accident and Emergency dentistry. At time of setting up his private practice, he concurrently completed a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery in 2017, which allows him to incorporate his knowledge of medical and surgical conditions that affect general health and the impact this has on an individual’s oral health. Hence, he is confident and well equipped to tailor treatment plans that meet individual requirements, not only from an oral health health perspective but also from a holistic view-point. In early 2019, Sanjaya gained his Fellowship (in General Dental Practice) of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS).
Sanjaya is a highly motivated and hardworking clinician whose experiences in a number of clinical settings (private practice, large public and private hospitals, rural and remote health services and accident and emergency health services) have allowed him to gain a keen interest in all aspects of general dentistry, including special interests in oral surgery (surgical extractions and wisdom teeth extractions) and prosthodontics (crown and bridge including full mouth rehabilitation). Sanjaya wishes to ensure his patients are made comfortable in the dental setting and well informed of all aspects of the appointment prior to treatment commencing. Sanjaya’s commitment to Bishop Dental and most importantly its patients and wider community is something that is unwavering and which he wishes to continue into the future.