Te Awamutu Dental – Your Family Friendly Dentist 

It’s our pleasure to welcome you to our dental practice at 88 Teasdale Street, Te Awamutu. We are conveniently located just off Bank street across the road from ANZAC Green and near the Te Awamutu Medical Centre. We offer a warm, comfortable environment where we always take the time to understand your needs, explain the options and answer any questions that you might have to help you make the right choice! We service all areas including , Otorohonga, Kihikihi, Pirongia, Cambridge, Waitomo and Te Kuiti to name a few!

Rest assured that our expert clinicians have been hand-picked for their skill, knowledge, caring natures and gentle hands. We pride ourselves on being able to perform all aspects of general dentistry to the highest standard. If you’re nervous about seeing a dentist, that’s okay. We understand and will do everything we can to alleviate your anxiety.

 

Our Team

Dr AMELIA LIEW

Dentist
BDS  (Otago)

  Amelia enjoys all aspects of general dentistry including providing IV sedation for nervous patients and orthodontics. She is committed to providing high quality services to her patients. Her friendly and gentle approach makes patients very comfortable and at ease while being treated in the dental chair.

Amelia is a member of the NZ dental association and NZ society for Anaesthesia & Sedation in Dentistry and continues to pursue education with ongoing courses

Amelia converses fluently in English, Malay and Mandarin and is a keen traveller!!

Dr IVAN CHIN

Dentist
BDS (Otago)

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Ivan recently joined the Tooth Group and has already become an integral part of the team. After graduating from Otago University with a BDS, he spent many years practicing in Oamaru. Ivan has a friendly personality and easy-going nature making him favoured among patients. Ivan enjoys practicing a broad range of dentistry and techniques. In his spare time he enjoys playing music and spending time with his family and friends. He is also fluent in Mandarin and Malay.

BROOKE WIGGINS

Dental Hygienist / Therapist
BOH (Otago)

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Brooke is a dual qualified and registered dental hygienist and dental therapist who graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Oral Health. For the past five years Brooke has been gaining exceptional experience working in some of New Zealand’s and Australia’s top practices. Brooke specialises in non-surgical gum treatment, disease prevention, whitening and dentistry for 0-18 year olds. When Brooke’s not treating teeth you will find her at Lake Tarawera, snowboarding or spending time with family and friends.

Dr. JOSHUA RITCHIE

ASSOCIATE DENTIST
BDS (NZ)

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My philosophy is to treat my patients as I would want to be treated myself. I am passionate about providing the best possible, pain free service. I always make sure everyone feels welcome and relaxed.”

Josh graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2013. Over the next few years in practice, he developed and refined a wide range of skills in many aspects of dentistry. As a member of the New Zealand Dental Association, the New Zealand Institute of Minimal Intervention Dentistry, and a member of the World Clinical Laser Institute, he has a particular interest in utilising the newest technologies and techniques available. Josh regularly attends extra courses to keep up to date with what is at the forefront of dentistry.