The Taylor Dental Team

Dr Chris Taylor

Dr Chris Taylor

BDS Otago 1976

With a depth of experience and still very passionate about learning, Dr Taylor regularly attends seminars to keep abreast of new advances in dentistry so he can provide the best care.
Janice Taylor

Janice Taylor

Practice Manager

Chris's wife, Janice is the co-founder of the practice and the overall practice manager.
Inge Carles

Inge Carles

Practice Manager/Receptionist

Inge joined Taylor Dental Practice in 2011 and is our very knowledgable office manager/receptionist.
Deb Bloor

Deb Bloor

Practice Coordinator

A qualified dental assistant with the ADAQ, Deb now brings her extensive clinical experience and people skills to her role as practice coordinator.
Dr Dennis Ting

Dr Dennis Ting

BDS Otago 2013

Dennis joined Taylor Dental Practice after he impressed us during a stint here as a final-year student.
Dennis Delivers his services with his classic calm and gentle manner. The sounds of 80's Aussie Rock can be heard softly playing in his surgery during treatment.
Dr Jessie Wilson

Dr Jessie Wilson

BDS Otago 2015

Jessie joined Taylor Dental in 2016, Jessie is a breath of fresh air, with her friendly outgoing nature and her ability to put even the most nervous patients at ease! She is in her element taking care of people's dental needs.
Jessie is available for appointments in Opunake every Thursday, working out of the new Coastal Care Facility on Napier Street.
Jasmine Hodson

Jasmine Hodson

Support Staff

Our energetic, patient-orientated skilled assistants and support staff are integral to keeping our practice running at the high level we expect.
Renee Westley

Renee Westley

Support Staff

Our energetic, patient-orientated skilled assistants and support staff are integral to keeping our practice running at the high level we expect.
 

Presenting Options + Providing Solutions

State Funded

Free dental care up to the age of 18 years, free advice to parents on any dental matters eg: orthodontic problems.

A contract with the Taranaki District Health Board means that Taylor Dental can provide free dental services during the high school years.

Aged between 18-22?

And between the ages of 18 and 22, when young people are starting out on their own – at university, flatting, establishing their place in the world, Taylor Dental offers reduced fees.

Oral Health Products

At Taylor Dental Practice we sell a range of oral health products including toothbrushes, interproximal brushes, floss and mouth rinses. We also have samples of toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Tell your dentist if you are experiencing sensitivity.