Shearer Dental Oamaru

Open today from 7:30AM to 5:00PM

Who we are

Shearer Dental is located right in the town centre of Oamaru. Our practice is operated by Dr Nick Shearer, who took over the practice from his father in 1989. Nick has been treating patients in the North Otago region for 30 years.

Our practice has both loyal hard-working staff and many loyal long-term patients. Our experienced dental team enjoy educating patients on the importance of regular visits to the dentist and hygienist. Our patients enjoy seeing the same staff, hygienist and dentist over the many years they attend. 

We provide a range of high-quality dental services including cosmetic dentistry (such as crowns and veneers), root canal treatment, hygiene services and even sedation services for our nervous patients. Our Oamaru dental team have a wide area of expertise that includes teeth whitening, implants, crowns and free adolescent dentistry.

Whether you are looking for pain free and gentle dental care, or require an affordable dentist in Oamaru that offers flexible payment options, Lumino The Dentists Shearer Dental in Oamaru will make sure you leave smiling.


Wanbrow House, 6 Coquet Street, Oamaru, Otago 9400

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Paid parking nearby

Meet our team

At Shearer Dental Oamaru we’re a friendly team with a great local reputation. Relationships are important to us - it’s one of the reasons why we’ve become the dentist of choice in the area. 

We’re also committed to providing you with the best in modern dentistry to achieve the best for your oral health.

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Offers & Promotions

$69 New Patient Check-Up Promo

Ready for a new you? With our $69 New Patient Exam & X-Rays Check-Up, you’ll save money and have something to smile about. This fantastic offer is now back by popular demand!

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18 Months Interest-Free With Q

Stay on top of your oral health with our 18 Months Interest-Free With Q Offer. You can have your dental treatment now and pay over 18 months, interest-free!

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ACC Dentists

Lumino have a number of ACC registed dentists across New Zealand. ACC may be able to help towards your treatment costs if you have a dental injury caused by an accident, a sporting injury, or as a result of dental treatment.

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Love your smile now and pay for it later with Afterpay. Get the dental treatment you need done and pay for it in 4 equal payments, interest-free, and due every 2 weeks. You're done with your repayments in less than 2 months!

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Corporate Offers

A number of large and/or nationwide Corporates have an arrangement with Lumino The Dentists whereby employees are offered a 5% discount on their dental treatment at participating practices nationwide.

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CSC Registered Dentist & DHB Relief

Stressed about the cost of dental treatment? Don’t worry. If you have a Community Services Card, you could save on dental treatment at our registered practices.

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Free Teen Dentistry

Look after your oral health while you’re still young! In New Zealand, dental care is currently free for all teenagers who meet the eligibility criteria, until their 18th birthday.

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Southern Cross & Easy-Claim

Save on dental treatment with Southern Cross & Easy-claim. Book that treatment now and get your smile sorted for less - and even better, with no hassle.

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WINZ Registered Dentist

Need dental treatment and worried about the cost? Work and Income can provide financial assistance for urgent dental treatment.

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Payment options

Why wait for a brilliant smile? With Afterpay you can get treatment now and pay for it in four equal fortnightly payments. Afterpay lets you spread out the cost of your treatment with no added interest and no additional fees! By the end of November all of our practices will be accepting Afterpay, and many already are!
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We offer multiple finance options at participating practices with Q MasterCard® and Q Card®. When you use your Q MasterCard® and Q Card® through the EFTPOS machine you automatically get 3 months no payments and no interest. For full priced treatments $300 and over, we offer 18 Months Interest-Free Offer at participating practices. If you don't already have a Q Card® you can apply in one of our practices or click here to apply for a Q MasterCard® online. For more information visit Q MasterCard® or ask at your preferred Lumino Practice.

All of our practices accept all major credit cards, including Visa and MasterCard. Most of our practices also accept American Express and Diners Club. Simply confirm when you book an appointment if you would like to pay using either American Express or Diners Club. 

If you have a credit card not listed here, please discuss this with the practice receptionist who will be happy to request payment authorisation with the applicable bank.

You are welcome to settle your account using cash and or EFTPOS.

Patient reviews


Nick Shearer is an excellent dentist and I would recommend him to anyone looking for a new dentist!

– Margaret M - Lumino Shearer Dental Oamaru Patient, Apr 2019


Pleasant visit - tooth filled fast and efficiently, no pain. Helpful to have a community service card as it reduced the cost a lot - was happy with that! Great service, would recommend and come back.

– Laani M - Lumino Shearer Dental Oamaru Patient, Jul 2018


It's a wonderful team Nick Shearer and his wife have assembled over the years, and all are highly competent practitioners of their trade or profession. It's great to have very good dental hygiene coaching that endeavours to instill in the patient a sense of needing to follow instructions precisely to achieve optimum results to maintain correct dental hygiene of the highest standard.

– Rodger M - Lumino Shearer Dental Oamaru Patient, Mar 2018

Please note: the range of services and related fees may differ between practices.