The importance of good dental health can't be overstated. Oral health and hygiene has even been linked to heart disease, so maintaining a regular program of dentail checkups is important for all ages.
Personal referrals are the best way to find a suitable local dentist, but if you are new to an area or perhaps you have decided you want to shop around for the best combination of cost and service then we've got you covered. It is worth noting that prices do vary so if you are looking at expensive cosmetic dental work it is absolutely worth getting a couple of opinions.
Following are the dentists we think offer the best combination of service and prices. We've tried to include options from all over the city.
Symonds Street Dental Center
Dating back over 60 years, Symonds Street Dental Clinic provides all the services that you might need under one roof. The quality of their care is top-notch using the latest technology. The environment is relaxing, and the waiting room is bright and cheerful. Treatments can be financed to help make them more affordable.
Their team includes two dentists, three hygienists, and one office staff member. Dr. Andrew Grayson specializes in cosmetic dentistry and restorative procedures. Dr. Karl Johnson specializes in root canals and cosmetic dentistry. They offer cleanings, examinations, cosmetic work, fillings, crowns, veneers, implants, root canals, Invisalign, whitening, dentures, and more. Oral sedation is available for people who experience anxiety at the dentist.
- Many years of experience
- One of the oldest clinics in Auckland
- Provides many services
- Emergency hotline
Great practice right in the city with free parking so no hassles Great environment, really caring dentists who offer you the best advise, and the best care. Cannot recommend highly enough.Abi
City Dental Lounge
Opened in 2014, City Dental Lounge provides great customer service in a lounge-like environment. They specialize in taking care of everything you need in one visit. Their focus is on diagnosis, preventive dentistry, and holistic dentistry. Customized treatment plans, packages, and free consultations are available.
The staff is professional, knowledgeable, competent, and friendly. Dr. Karen Harris, who owns the practice and leads the team, has over 30 years of experience. She prides herself in involving patients in the decision-making process. Services include assessments, prevention, orthodontics, Invisalign, CEREC (one-visit crowns and veneers), implants, oral surgery, retainers, and cleanings. They are a metal-free practice and use only bio-compatible materials.
- Lounge-like setting
- One-visit crowns and veneers
- Free consultations
- Metal-free practice
City Dental Lounge has looked after me for over 4 years. Karen and her team are great hosts, friendly and professional, I feel very welcome every time.Patrick
Auckland Family Dental Botany
Auckland Family Dental Botany is a family-centered group of dental practices that offers a range of services. They use the latest technologies and engage with patients as individuals. Interest-free payment plans, free orthodontic consults, and free care for adolescents are available.
The teams at each practice are top quality with many years of experience. Services provided include root canals, extractions, fillings, implants, cleanings, sedation, dentures, orthodontics, aligners, whitening, crowns, veneers, and implants. They also treat tense or sore jaw syndromes.
- Six locations
- Family centered
- Free care for adolescents
Excellent service from the Botany branch. Required emergency service and was pleased with how quick the appointment was made – consult one day, in the chair the next. The after-care has been pleasant too – explains things to you. Would definitely recommend them.Susan
East Tamaki Dentist
Formerly Hill Pat Dentist East Tamaki, East Tamaki Dentist offers affordable, friendly, and family-oriented dental services. The staff focuses on patients’ overall health and provides a high level of service. Their technology is up-to-date and modern, the setting is comfortable and relaxing, and the prices are affordable.
The professional team consists of two dentists, Dr. Neelu Chhabra and Dr. Prashant Satyawan, and a dental assistant. Dr. Chhabra specializes in cosmetic dentistry, difficult extractions, and dentures. Dr. Satyawan specializes in oral health. They provide services in all areas including extractions, dentures, ACC consultations for accidents, whitening, Invisalign, examinations, ultrasonic cleanings, cosmetic dentistry, fillings, crowns, veneers, and root canals.
- Focus on health
- Extended hours
- Professional staff
- Comfortable settings
Excellent service with reasonable pricesDr Neha Sumra Bhalla
Smile Dental Manukau
Established in 1996 by Dr. Jacky Lam, Smile Dental is a large private dental clinic with 13 clinics throughout Auckland. Open seven days a week, they use world-class equipment and incorporate the latest technologies. Free dental exams and financial help are available for those in need. Teens receive free dental service from grade nine through their 18th birthday.
The team’s 34 dentists are professional, diverse, and dedicated to their customers. Dr. Lam is the director and senior dental surgeon. Services offered include Invisalign, cleanings, crowns, implants, veneers, extractions, whitening, root canals, dentures, gum treatments, bridges, fillings, orthodontics, CEREC technology, and emergency pain relief.
- Large private dental clinic
- Branches throughout Auckland
- Affordable prices
- Free dental service for teens
lovely & friendly. professional and polite! Thank You Dr Jyothi for your help. Great start to 2019!Ziva
Smilecare is a family-friendly dental practice with eight locations. They focus on getting to know their patients and use the latest technology. Children can watch television during treatments and are rewarded with bags and stickers. They provide interest-free payment plans, free smile assessments, and free orthodontics consultations.
Their services include general dentistry, extractions, root canals, dental hygiene, fillings, crowns, mouth guards, oral cancer screenings, cosmetic dentistry, smile makeovers, Invisalign, implants, bridges, whitenings, white fillings, porcelain crowns, gum lifts, SNAP imaging, and 3D x-rays. Special treatments for nervous patients, snoring, and emergency care are also available.
- Family friendly
- Eight locations
- Affordable care
- Free consultations
Excellent service from everyone. Friendly, caring, efficient and professional. Both dentists I've had were amazing. I highly recommend them.Vaevae
West Auckland Dentists
A branch of Bright Smile, West Auckland Dentists provide high quality care and service. They incorporate the most innovative technologies and treat their patients like family. They are family-oriented and cater to kids and adults in a relaxed setting. Prices are reasonable, and payment plans are available.
The staff is friendly, skilled, and experienced. Dr. Gopi Reddy, the principal dentist, is joined by four other dentists. Some of their services are CEREC – same-day smile, orthodontics, fillings, extractions, root canal treatment, whitening, crowns, bridges, dentures, endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, cleanings, and preventative dentistry.
- Cutting-edge service
- Treats patients like family
- Complete care under one roof
Amazing team. lovely professional environment. i would say Dr reddy is amazing with his dental skills. surely go back for my six monthly routine dental check up.Britney
New Lynn Dental Care
Part of the Auckland Family Dental Group, New Lynn Dental Care is a one-stop destination for your dentistry needs. The atmosphere is gentle and warm. Incense and soothing music make the waiting room relaxing and calming. Reduced rates, finance options, and treatment plans help keep costs manageable. Free dental care is available for primary school kids and teens.
The team consists of two dentists, Dr. Grace Geoghegan and Dr. Geon Bang, and two assistants. They offer cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, root canal treatment, tooth extraction, dentures, cleanings, implants, orthodontics, IV sedation, and whitenings.
- Gentle atmosphere
- Caring staff
- Free dental care for kids
- Open seven days a week
5/5 Geon was so lovely ! And they saw me within 3 hours of ringing 🙂 thank you so much !!Sofie
North Shore Dental
One of the oldest practices in the area, North Shore Dental is a family-oriented practice that has been operating since 1981. This patient-focused dental clinic offers a full array of services, advanced technologies, and high-tech treatment rooms. The setting is comfortable with free Wi-Fi, TV, and music. Free care for adolescents and free oral cancer screenings are available.
The staff is professional and friendly. Eight dental surgeons, two hygienists, an orthodontic assistant, and a clinical team leader are on their team. They offer restoration, straightening, whitening, mouth guards, orthodontics, fillings, crowns, implants, dentures, root canals, and emergency treatments.
- State of the art
- Full range of services
- Free care for adolescents
- Financing plans
Great service, super friendly staff and very patient – especially with my 6 year old. Thank you!Phoebe
Northmed Dental is a brand new clinic that offers cutting edge equipment and technology with friendly and welcoming service. Every patient is treated as an individual. Their packages and specials help to keep costs low, and treatments for children and teens under 18 are free of charge.
With five dentists on the team, they offer a full range of services in general dentistry, orthodontics, emergency dentistry, restorative dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry. They also provide anti-wrinkle treatments and lip fillers and sedation for people who are fearful of the dentist.
- Modern equipment and technology
- Treats every patient as an individual
- Packages and specials
- Brand new clinic
Very professional, lovely people working there. Madhuri Shenoy was my dentist and did an amazing job 😊😊👍🏻Shane