Dan Smethurst Orthodontist
Dan Smethurst Orthodontist specialists in orthodontics that suit each patient’s lifestyle. One of New Zealand’s leading orthodontic specialists, Dan Smethurst has been awarded Platinum Invisalign status, in recognition of the team’s experience using these virtually invisible aligners. Patients are invited to book a free consultation at Dan Smethurst Orthodontist in Tauranga to discover the benefits of Invisalign.
In addition to Invisalign, Dan Smethurst Orthodontist also offers more traditional braces, both metal and clear options. Adult patients of the clinic can also choose to have accelerated orthodontic treatment which can be completed within six to 12 months. Every patient will receive a tailored treatment plan identifying the recommended treatment, duration and cost suitable for their orthodontic needs.
Dan Smethurst Orthodontist aims to provide excellent and affordable orthodontic care. After a free initial consultation, patients can expect to pay between $60-$80 per week for orthodontic treatment. This covers the cost of all aspects of treatment, from the fitting of orthodontic appliances to adjustments throughout the course of treatment and the customisation of retainers for a lifelong smile.
Dr Dan Smethurst
British born Dan Smethurst first came to New Zealand to work at the Dental School in Otago in 1990.
After returning to the UK, Dan gained Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons England. He then completed a Masters program in Orthodontics (with Distinction) and a Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.
Dan had spent 5 years working in a Specialist Orthodontic Practice in Cardiff and also part time in a nearby hospital treating more complicated cases with Specialist Dental and Surgical Colleagues.
Mid 2004, Dan and his Tauranga born wife Cheryl returned to New Zealand with their 3 boys Josh, Dylan and Toby and took over Avenues Orthodontics.
When away from the practice Dan likes to participate in all water sports, some of which include fishing, kite surfing, wind surfing and surfing.