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Welcome to Paul Burgess Dental

Call us today (03) 548 3693 or Book online We are open Mon: 8am-5pm, Tues: 8am-5pm, Wed: 8am-6.30pm, Thurs: 10am-7pm, Fri: 8am-5pm, Sat: 9am-1pm (once per month)
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Dr Karen DooussDr Karen Doouss


Karen graduated from Otago University in 1987 and has been practicing in the Tasman/Nelson area since then.
Karen is passionate about improving dental health through education. She loves how creating beautiful smiles can transform someone’s life.

She has special interests in amalgam replacement, porcelain work, intravenous sedation, holistic dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, bleaching and orthodontics.
Karen completed an orthodontic diploma for general practitioners in 2006. She has a developing interest in implants and laser surgical procedures.

Outside the practice Karen attends Richmond New Life church with her husband John. She has 3 grown up children.  She loves stories whether it be reading, writing or watching movies. She believes in living well and helps others to do so with her part time health and wellness business. 

In September 2017, Karen  went on board the Pacific Hope on a medical and dental mission to Vanuatu, to do her bit to help. Read about her life changing experience here and in the Nelson Mail here.