OrthodontiX Merivale Christchurch

Meet Our Team

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr Ronald M. Sluiter

Ronald graduated in 1982 from Dental School in Groningen, The Netherlands. He finished his post graduate course in Orthodontics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 1986.

Apart from working in private practice since 1986, Ronald  worked for 6 years at the Sophia Children's Hospital in Rotterdam and a number of years as a staff member at the Academic Centre for Dentistry in Amsterdam.

As a long time committee member of the Dutch Dental Association, he participated in formulating the Quality Handbook for the Dutch Orthodontist.

Since the pursuit of a lifestyle change in 2009, Ronald has practiced orthodontics in New Zealand.   He is…

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Ronald graduated in 1982 from Dental School in Groningen, The Netherlands. He finished his post graduate course in Orthodontics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 1986.

Apart from working in private practice since 1986, Ronald  worked for 6 years at the Sophia Children's Hospital in Rotterdam and a number of years as a staff member at the Academic Centre for Dentistry in Amsterdam.

As a long time committee member of the Dutch Dental Association, he participated in formulating the Quality Handbook for the Dutch Orthodontist.

Since the pursuit of a lifestyle change in 2009, Ronald has practiced orthodontics in New Zealand.   He is currently an international member of the American Association of Orthodontics, the European Orthodontic Society and the New Zealand Association of Orthodontists.

Apart from his work, Ronald enjoys his family and skiing and is known to play a wicked game of Angry Birds. 

Orthodontic Auxiliary

Kelly Mcleod

Kelly is a qualified orthodontic auxiliary at Orthodontix Cashmere and Merivale. She has also previously trained and qualified as a dental assistant. Kelly is continuously learning and extending her education in orthodontics through courses and events outside of the practice. 

Kelly loves working with children and being a part of their orthodontic journey and creating beautiful confident smiles. Outside of Orthodontix, she enjoys badminton, keeping active and spending time with her family.