About Our Practice
We understand how important your teeth are to your health, your appearance and your self-confidence. In our practice there are no one-size-fits-all solutions; our team of dental professionals spend time with each patient finding out what matters to you and customising treatments to meet your individual needs.
Our team genuinely love dentistry, interacting with our patients, and making a difference to the way you look and feel.
We are dedicated to providing healthy, aesthetic smiles and we focus on improving the quality, function, and appearance of your teeth so that they may last a lifetime.
We aim to meet every patient's needs by offering a variety of general and advanced dental treatments
We have state of the art dental equipment and delivery systems set within modern and comfortable rooms
We are a warm and friendly team and we ensure that you are comfortable, pain free and well informed about your own individual dental needs and procedures
Dr. Richard Otley BDS (Otago)
Richard has been a dentist in Whakatane since 1985 except for a stint in 1989-90 when he worked in London. He has completed a broad range of continuing education course including the placement of his own implants. Having had 20 years doing general anaesthetic cases at the local hospital Richard is well versed in dental surgery and along with complex cosmetic and wear cases they are two areas of dentistry he enjoys greatly. He is currently on the board of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Outside of the surgery Richard is a very keen fisherman and diver.
Dr. Dalila Gabb BDS (Brazil)
Dalila graduated in Brazil in 1990 before settling in NZ in 1999. Dalila has extensive additional training in cosmetic dentistry and has lectured through-out NZ for the NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She has also been a board member of the NZACD since 2006. Dalila is a past committee member of the Auckland Dental Association where she previously owned her own dental practice. She followed this with a 7-year stint as the lead dentist in a large corporate dental practice. Dalila is a skilled clinician and has a passion for dealing with unsightly and worn dentitions. Outside of the surgery Dalila enjoys the gym.