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    There’s no ‘r’ in gentle.

    No ‘arhh’ or no ‘ouch’.

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    There’s no ‘r’ in gentle.

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    There’s no ‘r’ in gentle.

    No ‘arhh’ or no ‘ouch’.

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    Even if you haven't been to the dentist for a while,

    we won’t give you a drilling.

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  • Smile, a comprehensive exam and 2 X-Rays is only $45.

    Free Invisalign consultation. Try the clear alternative to braces.

    Enjoy FREE parking at our Dixon Street practice.

    As our name suggests, The Gentle Dental Centre is precisely that...gentle.

    From a welcoming smile when you arrive, to the ease and confidence of having your treatment plan mapped out for you, the Gentle Dental Centre has your comfort at heart and your dental health at the centre of everything we do.

    We won’t give you a drilling.

    Just because you haven’t been to the dentist for a while, doesn’t mean you deserve to be growled at.

    The important thing is, you’ve taken the first step. Gently does it in our opinion and that includes the cost. $45 is all you’ll pay for a full dental consultation (not just a check-up!) and two x-rays.

    You’ll then get an expert opinion on what needs to be done, not what you haven’t been doing!

    Book a gentle appointment with us now.

    Gentle payment options are all part of the service.

    At the Gentle Dental Centre we understand that costs can be a barrier to achieving the best dentistry results. In order to keep our costs as gentle as our service, we offer the following payment solutions:  

    QCard Actual size Clean APPLY NOW

    12 months interest free when you pay with Q card.

    6 to 12 months interest free.

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    Toothache? Need to see a dentist?

    We have same day appointments available


    "I understand that most patients are apprehensive when coming to the dentist. That’s why I try to make each visit a pleasant experience for my patients."

    Dr Sam Moeung, Principal Dentist.

    meet the team
    Mike Tonkes
    Principal Dentist
    Sam Moeung
    Principal Dentist
    Andrew Chin
    Rehua Smallman
    James Au
    Adam Benn
    Libby Oats
    Holly Johnson
    Rue Mangundani
    Coming Soon
    Lavinia Reed
    Practice Manager
    Stacey Denison
    Practice Manager
    Dixon Street
    Level 3,
    104-108 Dixon St,
    P: 04 384 6046
    F: 04 333 0046
    E: dixon@gentledental.co.nz
    Opening Hours
    Mon 8am - 8pm
    Tue 8am - 8pm
    Wed 8am - 8pm
    Thu 8am - 8pm
    Fri 8am - 4pm
    Sat 9am - 2pm

    Lambton Quay
    Level 7, 276 Lambton Quay
    Hallenstein House,
    (Above McDonalds), Wellington
    P: 04 473 8208
    F: 04 473 8466
    E: lambton@gentledental.co.nz
    Opening Hours
    Mon 8:00am - 6pm
    Tue 8:00am - 6pm
    Wed 8:00am - 6pm
    Thu 8:00am - 6pm
    Fri 8:00am - 4pm

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  • Sandra Henderson

    "I would thoroughly recommend the Gentle Dental Centre - specifically Sam (Dentist), Holly (Dental Hygienist) and Lavinia (Reception). All are
    always unfailingly polite, cheerful and a pleasure to deal with.

    Sam has done a large amount of work on my teeth including a bridge, several crowns and fillings (I got the family "bad teeth" gene). All of his work has been outstanding and especially with the big jobs, he took time to explain things and to follow up in his own time afterwards to ensure I was fine and had no issues recovering.

    Holly also does excellent work and is unfailingly cheerful. Lavinia is also great to deal with for appointments and payments. I would unhesitatingly endorse them as one of the best dental teams in Wellington. I am so glad I changed to using them and have never regretted it."

  • David Williams

    "For as long as I can remember I was embarrassed about my teeth!
    Then, on a recommendation from a friend, I headed on down to Gentle Dental on Lambton Quay.

    I have always been scared of the pain of dentistry, as I remember dental nurses at school doing fillings without pain relief and forever scoffing and telling me off.

    At Gentle Dental Lambton however, I was introduced to a whole new world of dentistry. Mike Tonkes and his team are about the nicest bunch of people you are ever like to meet, and amazingly, the “Gentle”, in Gentle Dental, means just that! No pain in dentistry, what witchcraft is this?

    I have been coming to Mike for 3 years now, and from the friendly girls at reception, the wonderful hygienist team, and all the way up to Mike and Ruby in the dentists room, they all make me feel welcome and safe.

    Mike has always been straight forward with what needed to be done, what the urgency of each thing was going to be, and the cost of getting it done, and this has made my planning of my dental work simple.

    Today as I write this, my mouth looks and feels better than it has since I was a child. So a HUGE thanks to Mike and the team. See you all at the next appointment."

  • Kate Richards

    "I highly, highly, can't get any higher, recommend Sam at The Gentle Dental Centre!

    I fell over and damaged three teeth (read one smashed, one fell out but I put it back in, and one was badly pushed inwards into my mouth - intruded), and he's been absolutely brilliant fixing up my munted mouth.

    Three root canals? Breeze. Emergency tooth reconstruction in a bloody, traumatised mouth in an hour? Still going strong three months later.

    And aside from that ruddy injection at the start, completely pain free procedures (that injection hurts like a bastard but if it means no pain there-on, it's totally worth it!). "

  • Judith Keith-Brown

    "I recently had a lot of tricky work done, an implant and 2 new crowns.

    I was very impressed with 2 great people at Gentle Dental- James Au and his assistant Brooke. James did a meticulous job, he explained things clearly, his work was very neat and the care he took was wonderful.

    Brooke was great too, they worked well as a team. I am really pleased with the results and can’t begin to thank them enough! "

  • Michelle Cockburn

    "If someone told me two years ago I'd be seeing a dentist every six weeks I would absolutely cringe.

    But I'm glad I chose Gentle Dental Lambton Quay for my Invisalign treatment as ALL of the staff and my dentist Dr. Rehua Smallman are just awesome!

    He's got gold stars in making you feel welcome, comfortable, and just being an all round GC."