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 Kai Wei Low

Dentist
BDS  (Otago)

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Dr. Kai Wei is a graduate from the University of Otago with a double degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Science majoring in Human Nutrition. Where ever possible, she enjoys incorporating her knowledge from both degrees into achieving holistic outcomes for her patients. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. She is multilingual and able to converse fluently in Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay/Indonesian, on top of English. Kai Wei is known for her warm and friendly nature, where many patients have commented on her approachability as their dentist. When Kai Wei’s not treating teeth, you will find her up on the mountain snowboarding, playing badminton or spending time with her family and friends.

Qualifications & Membership:
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Otago University
Bachelor of Science, Otago University
Member of New Zealand Dental Association
Member of NZDA Waikato Bay of Plenty branch

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.