Amber Dental Gisborne

Amber Dental Gisborne

Phone: 06 929 1614 or 08002DENTAL

fax: 06 929 1615

  • Location: 136 Ormond Rd, Whataupoko, Gisborne 4010
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  • General Dentist
  • Periodontist


  • Toothache/pain
  • Broken tooth
  • Consultation/Examination
  • Scheduled examination (recall)
  • Dental clean/Hygienist
  • Child U18
  • Dentures/False teeth
  • Fillings/restorations
  • Crown/cap/bridge
  • Root canal
  • Implant
  • Tooth extraction
  • Wisdom teeth
  • Veneers/porcelain veneers

Amber Dental Gisborne 

Amber Dental was founded by Nitish Surathu and Sujatha Mathew with the vision of setting up a unique dental practice which melds comfort, care and attention with advanced technology and services.

Experience comfort at Amber Dental, have a cup of coffee while you wait. Request a inseat massager to keep your back comfortable or seat warmers for cold days. Monitor screens show digital x-rays and procedure animations. Chair iPods allow you to listen to a large selection of music on noise cancelling headphones,  watch a movie or the news on the ceiling mounted TV. At Amber Dental your comfort and relaxation is a priority. 

Amber Dental Team:


Dr. Nitish Surathu 
Nitish received a BDS(1991) and an MDS in Periodontics(1994). He is also an accredited Associate Fellow of the AAID (American Academy of Implant Dentistry) and a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He became a registered General Dental Practitioner in New Zealand in 2009

Dr. Sujatha Mathew
Sujatha completed a BDS(1991), following this she became a Senior Resident in the Department of Dental Surgery at the Christian Medical College Hospital in South India. She is highly interested in Endodontics, and spends most of her time in general dentistry and supportive care.

Dental Assistants

Jenna Craft - Skills in implantology, microscope dentistry and minor oral surgery working closely with Dr. Surathu. She has trained with the Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology, the NZ Society for Sedation in Dentistry and is certified as Level 5 by the NZ Resuscitation Council 

Jessica Peach - Skills in endodontics and ceramic laboratory procedures and works with Dr. Mathew, she is currently completing certification through the NZ Dental Association. She is also is certified as Level 4 by the NZ Resuscitation Council. 

Jane Diggle - Front Office Manager and trained dental assistant and certified as Level 4 by the NZ Resuscitation Council. Jane also brings strong administrative skills to her work and focuses on keeping the practice in sight of its ideals. 

Nadine Jackson - Reception coordinator and dental assistant, she works closely with Jane and provides skilled work in the sterilisation and treatment rooms, Nadine is also certified as Level 4 by the NZ Resuscitation Council.

Amber Dental Technology: 

Dental Implants

A full spectrum of dental implants is offered from surgery to restoration

CAD CAM Dentistry

CEREC CAD CAM makes creating crowns and restorations quick and easy, all in one appointment

Digital Implant Plans

Digital computer dental implant surgery enables us to reduce scalpel incisions sutures and bleeding making implants safer and simpler 

Microscope Dentistry

Enabling fine dental work through high magnification and illumination 

Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry helps to eliminate the dental drill and treat a range of dental issues 

Moulded Dentures

Using state of the art European technology their dental moulds provide a better fit and much stronger dentures. 

Sedation Dentistry

Intravenous sedation provided by an attending anaesthetist and advanced session monitoring technology