Changing Faces is situated in the centre of Hamilton, it is a purpose built clinic and reflects the teams approach to dentistry. Changing Faces has a highly qualified team of staff that offer treatments for all of their patients' dental requirements.
Changing Faces caters to all age groups and believes that maintaining healthy teeth begins in childhood, with a focus on preventative treatment and hygiene Changing Faces can enable your child to develop excellent oral health.
Changing Faces Team:
Mark Harris - Dentist
Mark holds a BDS from the University of Otago, he has worked both in NZ and in the UK, Mark enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is focused on continuing and maintaining his dental education.
Ron Ritchie - Dentists
Ron holds a BSc and a DMD from the University of British Columbia and has been living in NZ since 1989. Ron has worked in myofunctional, orthopaedic, and orthodontic treatment fields for around 36 years, now he wants to focus on treating children and adolescents. He has recently been trained in sleep disorders as well as growth and development.
Abby - Dentist
Abby holds a BDS from the University of Otago, she has worked in a rural community for the last 2 and a half years and has continued educating herself to pass the RACDS primary exams.
Lanie Lentfer - Dental Hygienist
Lanie has a diploma in Dental Hygiene from Otago Polytechnic, she specialises in periodontal work. Lanie has also completed her local anaesthetic and orthodontic auxiliary scope of practice.
Nerrisa Dryland - Dental Hygienist
Nerrisa has a certificate in Dental Hygiene and has 21 years dental experience (previously as a dental assistant). She enjoys all aspects of dental hygiene and has a passion for orthodontics after having completed her orthodontic auxiliary programme.
Carla Baird - Dental Hygienist
Carla graduated from the University of Otago with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and enjoys working as a dental hygienist / orthodontic auxiliary (she has completed the orthodontic auxiliary programme).
Lauren West - Dental Assistant
Lauren has worked with Changing Faces since 2012 and loves working in the lab and as part of the orthodontic team.
Anna Kershaw - Dental Assistant
Anna has been working in dentistry since 1996, and loves working with the Changing Faces team.
Juliet Foley - Dental Assistant
Juliet is NZDA certified and has 7 years dental experience, she enjoys working in the general and restorative dentistry aspects of the practice.