Temuka Dental Practice

Open today from 8:30AM to 4:00PM

Who we are

We provide a range of high-quality dental services including cosmetic dentistry such as crowns, bridges, root canal treatment, hygiene services, teeth whitening and even free adolescent dentistry.

We are a three-surgery practice with modern rooms at the heart of Temuka township - great old buildings around, a golf course nearby, local shops and cafes at every corner and the beauty of Irish and Scottish heritage sites along the way. We're also not too far away from Timaru!

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


186 King Street, Temuka, Canterbury 7920

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Free onsite parking

Meet our team

At Temuka Dental Practice your smile is in good hands! Our dentists, hygienists and practice support staff are a great bunch who are committed to helping you be proactive about your oral health. We’re community-focused and we’re proud to be local. 

Visiting the dentist doesn’t need to be stressful. We provide quality dental services with your ease and comfort in mind. 

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Temuka Team

Offers & Promotions

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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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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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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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.

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

Patient reviews


Lumino at Temuka are very efficient and friendly, probably the best I have experienced in my 78 years. Francis is a very professional and experienced dentist and who considered his patients and so far gives a pain-free service.

– David G - Lumino Temuka Patient, Apr 2019


The dentist and the dential assistant worked as a team. The dentist was very efficient and also very gentle, which was very much appreciated. The professionalism was obvious. I was pleased to have such care taken and all communication was first class.

– Russell A - Lumino Temuka Patient, Jan 2019


Staff are always friendly, welcoming and helpful. Hygiene is wonderful. Always feel very confident about things being done well.

– Kate E - Lumino Temuka Patient, Dec 2018

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