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The trusted dentist of the Highlanders
is also your family dentist.


You deserve the
best quality of life.

Discover Dunedin Dental, where every aspect is dedicated to enhancing your well-being and quality of life. We champion the transformative influence of preventive care for a life filled with freedom and happiness.

At Dunedin Dental, our patients are the heartbeat of our practice. We welcome you with genuine warmth and affection, embracing technology and a personalised service to deliver to you an informative, compassionate and human-centred dental care.

Join us on a journey towards optimal oral health and well-being, where mutual support defines every step.

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Raquel Bastos
Principal Dentist, BDS

Say hello to Raquel, your dental guru with a whopping 16 years of smile-making expertise! Originally from Brazil, Raquel brought her dental A-game to New Zealand in 2007, and she's been sprinkling joy ever since. Known for her caring, relaxing, and bubbly vibes, she's the secret weapon against dental anxiety. Patients love her; half-marathons fear her —because when she's not perfecting smiles, Raquel's out conquering half-marathons in the backdrop of beautiful Aotearoa. Raquel is your go-to for decoding dental mysteries with the finesse of a smile detective. Ready for a dental experience that's more fun than a toothpaste-flavoured popsicle? Raquel's here to make your pearly whites the talk of the town!

The mouth Speaks

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Joel Doong
Associate Dentist, BDS - University of Otago

Meet Joel, your dental virtuoso armed with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago! After weaving his dental magic in Christchurch, Joel decided to make his way back down South. A true believer in patient-centred dentistry, Joel is on a mission to help his patients. Beyond the dental chair, Joel's passions include whipping up culinary delights and embarking on food adventures. A connoisseur of good eateries, he's always on the hunt for the next gastronomic delight. Ready to embark on a dental adventure with a touch of style? Joel is your go-to, making sure your oral health journey is nothing short of extraordinary! Because impeccable teeth won't just brighten your smile—they're your passport to relishing delicious meals and exploring exciting new places.

The mouth Speaks

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Zaid Dohan
Associate Dentist, BDS - University of Otago

Meet Zaid, our endo ninja currently shaping his skills in the specialty of endodontics. A proud graduate of the University of Otago class of 2015, Zaid's journey has taken him from Kew Hospital in Invercargill to his current role as an associate at Dunedin Dental. Embracing private practice, Zaid finds genuine pleasure in caring for the locals, showcasing his true Dunedin enthusiasm. His roots run deep, having completed both his primary and secondary schooling in this gorgeous city. Beyond the clinic, Zaid's passion for precision extends to his pursuit of the perfect cuppa in Dunedin’s many coffee shops. Whether he's navigating the intricate world of root canals or savouring a coffee with his young family, Zaid is committed to bringing precision and passion to both his professional and personal pursuits.

The mouth Speaks

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Lavina Choie
Oral Health Therapist BOH, DipDentTher, BA, BCApSci, - University of Otago

Introducing Lavina, your dedicated oral health therapist on a quest to enhance your oral care and boost your confidence with a dazzling smile. Lavina’s fun and engaging personality adds to her impressive track record of academic achievements (Otago University), ensuring your dental visit is not only a delightful experience but also an educational journey. With her gentle nature, she effortlessly connects with new faces, making your time in the dental chair a breeze. Ready to ensure not just a bright smile but healthy gums too, Lavina is your trusted guide on the path to optimal oral health. Beyond the clinic, Lavina is a community champion, actively volunteering to make a positive impact. Ready for a dental journey that's fun and rewarding? Lavina's here to make sure your smile shines bright, and your experience goes beyond the ordinary.

The mouth Speaks

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Why Choose
Dunedin Dental?

Choose Dunedin Dental for the ultimate dental experience and wave goodbye to dental anxiety. Our team of experts are committed to crafting pleasant and gentle visits, transforming your dental experience through a caring and gentle approach.

Meet a new standard in dentistry, where cutting-edge technology, passion and comfort creates top-notch, enjoyable dental visits. Your well-being is our foremost priority, making every moment with us a transformative dental experience.

Whether your dental needs include a dental exam, a full-mouth rehabilitation or anything in between, we promise to provide you with exceptional care every step of the way.

Choose excellence, choose Dunedin Dental!

Preventive Dentistry

Regular visits are the cornerstone to avoiding more invasive dental treatments. Our focus on prevention means fewer costly treatments and a happier life.

Teeth Whitening

Get rid of those stains and welcome a dazzling smile. Our quick and effective teeth whitening options will have you beaming in no time!

Restorative Dentistry

Broken, worn and damaged teeth are cosmetically undesirable and can have big impact on function and overall health. Restorative dentistry gives back your confident smile and keeps your mouth in top shape.

Dental Hygiene

Say goodbye to plaque and calculus deposits! Our hygiene treatments aren't just about cleaning; they keep your gums healthy and might even lower risks of health conditions like heart disease, diabetes and dementia.

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth can be painful and often hard to clean. Removing them is often the best option to avoid further problems like tooth decay and infection. We can help!

Cosmetic Dentistry

Love your smile! Our skilled dentists use all the knowledge and the latest in technology to make your teeth naturally gorgeous. Get ready to show off those pearly whites!

Cancellation Policy

Appointment times at Dunedin Dental are highly sought after. To be considerate to others eagerly awaiting available slots, failure to attend a booked appointment will, at our discretion, incur a $69 fail-to-attend fee. Kindly cancel your appointment at least 24 hours in advance. Your cooperation helps us serve our patients more efficiently.


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