Dentistry Merivale Christchurch

Meet Our Team

Lead Dentist

Dr David Walsh

David is a 1987 graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada. Since graduation he has practiced full time, with a special interest in utilizing the latest technology and techniques to provide the best possible cosmetic and comprehensive restorative dental care.

He believes in amalgam free dentistry and all treatment is centred on his patients overall health and well-being.

In search of warmer climes, he immigrated to this lovely country with his young family in 2003, and absolutely loves living here.

Now well established in NZ, both professionally and personally, David looks forward to many years of providing excellent treatment to…

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David is a 1987 graduate of the University of Manitoba, Canada. Since graduation he has practiced full time, with a special interest in utilizing the latest technology and techniques to provide the best possible cosmetic and comprehensive restorative dental care.

He believes in amalgam free dentistry and all treatment is centred on his patients overall health and well-being.

In search of warmer climes, he immigrated to this lovely country with his young family in 2003, and absolutely loves living here.

Now well established in NZ, both professionally and personally, David looks forward to many years of providing excellent treatment to those that entrust their dental care to him.

Member New Zealand Dental Association
Member New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Member Australasian Osseointegration Society

Dentist

Dr Emma Courtney

Emma grew up in England and trained as a dentist at The University of Liverpool. She served five years as a dentist in The Royal Navy, during which time she worked in Scotland, England and Gibraltar.

Emma arrived in New Zealand in 2005 and worked in a dental practice near Auckland, where she met her husband before they moved down to Christchurch in 2006. Emma has a post graduate diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, which ensures you are in very capable, gentle hands. She indeed just really enjoys all aspects of dentistry.

Outside dentistry Emma is keen on tramping, playing hockey and watching the odd game of rugby.

Hygienist

Lynette Adler

Lyn has 20 years experience in dentistry. Since graduating in 2003 (Otago) she has been practicing mainly in Nelson until moving to Christchurch in 2013.

Lyn is highly passionate about oral health and the provision of the best possible care to her clients in a caring and supportive environment.

Lyn is held in very high esteem amongst her colleagues and we feel very privileged to have her as part of our team.

Hygienist

Shona Ferguson

Shona arrived from Scotland in 2005, and has worked with David in this country for most of that time.

With her unparalleled energy and enthusiasm, not to mention her 15 plus years experience as a hygienist, she is a truly exceptional addition to the practice.

Few of those that know her are willing to see anyone else for their gum care and she has quickly earned a well deserved reputation as one of the best in her profession.