Queenstown Dental Centre

Meet Our Team

Queenstown Jamie Hopkirk
Lead Dentist

Dr Jamie Hopkirk

Jamie graduated from Otago University in 1979, and then just four years later in 1983 he set up the Queenstown practice. Over the last 30+ years he has expanded the practice to where it is today, with an on-site dental technician, hygienist, surgeon and dentists, who are all motivated to produce high quality work.

Jamie enjoys having a good team around him and clients with a happy smile at the end of their treatment – including those he first treated almost 30 years ago with dental work that looks as good as the day he did it!

Jamie’s dental interests include endodontics…

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Jamie graduated from Otago University in 1979, and then just four years later in 1983 he set up the Queenstown practice. Over the last 30+ years he has expanded the practice to where it is today, with an on-site dental technician, hygienist, surgeon and dentists, who are all motivated to produce high quality work.

Jamie enjoys having a good team around him and clients with a happy smile at the end of their treatment – including those he first treated almost 30 years ago with dental work that looks as good as the day he did it!

Jamie’s dental interests include endodontics and cosmetic dentistry, especially crown and bridge work. He continues to attend regular courses, especially those in cosmetic ceramic work and endodontics.

Outside the practice Jamie likes to spend time with his family and go diving and hunting.

Pitt Street Lloyd
Dentist

Dr Lloyd Farrar

Lloyd is a University of Otago trained dentist who graduated in 2001. Since graduating Lloyd has worked in hospitals in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom developing skills in intravenous sedation and oral surgery. 

Since 2006, Lloyd has worked as a General dentist in Wellington, Mt Maunganui and Dunedin. While Lloyd is particularly interested in Oral Surgery and Dental Implants he practises all aspects of General Dentistry. 

He particularly enjoys providing high-value long-term full mouth treatment for patients. He currently practises at Lumino Pitt St and also tutors the 5th year students in General Dentistry and Oral surgery at…

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Lloyd is a University of Otago trained dentist who graduated in 2001. Since graduating Lloyd has worked in hospitals in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom developing skills in intravenous sedation and oral surgery. 

Since 2006, Lloyd has worked as a General dentist in Wellington, Mt Maunganui and Dunedin. While Lloyd is particularly interested in Oral Surgery and Dental Implants he practises all aspects of General Dentistry. 

He particularly enjoys providing high-value long-term full mouth treatment for patients. He currently practises at Lumino Pitt St and also tutors the 5th year students in General Dentistry and Oral surgery at the University of Otago. Lloyd also travels to several other dental practices to provide IV sedation and oral surgery care. 

Lloyd is a keen mountain biker and golfer and also enjoys the great outdoors including running trails, and Astronomy as a member of the Dunedin Astronomical Society.

Ross Davidson

Dr Ross Davidson Buchanan

Ross joins the team after working as the referring Oral Surgery Practitioner for Southern Lakes District for 25 years.

His dental interests include oral surgery, IV sedation, implantology but he also enjoys all other aspects of dentistry. 

Outside of work Ross enjoys spending time with his wife, Polly and two daughters Gabby and Kelby.

His personal interests include sailing, mountain biking, running, skiing, tramping and musical theatre.

Frankton Dental Holly Johnson
Hygienist

Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson graduated from Dalhousie University in Canada in 2013 with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Her passions lie in educating and assisting patients in oral hygiene instruction, and prevention processes. She also feels strongly about her own professional development. 

Holly says she loves being in the health profession, working one on one with patients and making sure they leave the practice having a positive experience. 

She endeavours to treat every patient how she would want to be treated, in a positive, caring and relaxed environment and giving them the best optimal oral care. 

Holly says she enjoys working in…

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Holly Johnson graduated from Dalhousie University in Canada in 2013 with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Her passions lie in educating and assisting patients in oral hygiene instruction, and prevention processes. She also feels strongly about her own professional development. 

Holly says she loves being in the health profession, working one on one with patients and making sure they leave the practice having a positive experience. 

She endeavours to treat every patient how she would want to be treated, in a positive, caring and relaxed environment and giving them the best optimal oral care. 

Holly says she enjoys working in a team environment and working alongside others who are passionate about oral health. 

Outside of the practice, Holly enjoys traveling, tramping, eating out or cooking new recipes at home. One thing she can’t live without is cheese!