About the team at CPD

Our aim is to provide healthcare that listens to you and works with you in a gentle and patient manner. Any treatment will go through careful planning and interactive feedback to achieve predictable functional and aesthetic outcomes.



3 year specialty study in prosthetic dentistry including fixed, removable and implant related rehabilitations.

Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology


This American Dental Association recognised training program centered around treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance for patients that have cancer, traumatic or congenital malformations in a multidisciplinary team setting.

Paul Cashman

I graduated as a dentist from Trinity College Dublin in 2000 and subsequently trained as a Prosthodontist at the University of Iowa, USA. A fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas followed.

Fate conspired, in the form of a Timaru local, to bring me to Christchurch where I set up my Prosthodontic practice in 2015. I'm really appreciative of the support I have received from the my staff, patients and dental colleagues to date. 


Gena is the Practice Coordinator and chair-side assistant at Canterbury Prosthetic Dentistry. After working within the dental industry for over 15 years, in several different roles, Gena really enjoys the diversity and challenges that prosthetic dentistry encompasses.

Gena is continuously expanding her knowledge in prosthodontics and practice management, through courses and programs, to help improve the patient treatment journey.

Outside of work, she keeps busy by reading, spending time with her husband and family, and enjoys keeping active with her dogs


Yoriko is the laboratory assistant and chair-side assistant at Canterbury Prosthetic Dentistry. Living in Christchurch for 22 years, Yoriko has worked with Paul for over 4 years.


Yoriko married a Kiwi-man and has 2 children. She is also a Graphic designer and loves drawing, painting, stone painting etc… very quickly putting this sketch together <<<<<<

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Canterbury Prosthetic Dentistry

11 Normans Road


Christchurch 8052

Tel: 03 356 0597

Email: info@cpd.nz

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