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Main Street Dental Centre
506 Main Road
Palmerston North
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Main Street Dental in Palmerston North, Manawatu has created a comprehensive dental practice that serves both the traditional oral care and cosmetic needs of the community.

During every consultation, we partner with our patients to deliver a warm, professional service that is tailored to meet the needs of the individual. We are here to help, educate and empower you to make the best decisions for your oral care and overall wellbeing.

Our comfortable and inviting dental practice is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and tools. This facilitates our highly experienced team in providing you with a more effective diagnosis and smarter dental treatment solutions to choose from.

Whether you're in need of a routine dental assessment to maintain oral hygiene or have a specific problem to address, give Main Street Dental, in Palmerston North a call. Our friendly team are ready to listen to your concerns and look forward to developing a professional dental relationship with you
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Updated: 24 Jun 2018
Main Street Dental provides patients of all ages with the best dental care and treatment solutions in the Palmerston North, Manawatu region.

Our highly skilled team specialise in general and cosmetic dentistry. We are well established in our community, are dedicated to addressing individual patients’ needs and can refer any orthodontic needs to our network of professional dental recourses.

•Oral Hygiene - Preventative Care
•Gum (Periodontal) Disease
•Endodontic Treatment
•Wisdom Tooth Removal
•Dry Mouth Syndrom / Xerostomia
•White Fillings
•Teeth Whitening
•Dental Implants
•Crowns & Bridges
Updated: 24 Jun 2018
Dentists Dr Bill O'Connor graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He started working at Main Street Dental in 1980, then known as McKegg Cull Hawke and Murdoch. After 3 years in London he returned to Palmerston North, re-joining the practice as a Partner. Dr Deepika Samal graduated from Otago University with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Born and raised in Palmerston North, she spent a year living overseas before heading down to Dunedin to study. Her particular areas of interest include general restorative care, managing anxious patients and dental care for the elderly. In 1978, after qualifying from the University of Witwatersrand South Africa with a BDS, Dr Brian Hopkins (Hoppy) began work as a dentist in (then) Rhodesia. He and his wife Viv then set up practice in South Africa, where they worked until 2003. After a time in the UK working as an associate, he was offered a position at Dentalcare Palmerston North by his old classmate, Dr Graham Swanepoel. They moved to New Zealand in 2011. Dr Graham Hughes qualified from Bristol University in 1988 with a Degree in Dental Surgery. He became a clinical audit facilitator in 1996 and earned his Diploma in Post Graduate Dental Studies in 2001. Graham and his family immigrated to New Zealand in 2010. He originally worked at Manawatu Dental Group, but transferred to Main Street Dental in late 2017. After qualifying in Dunedin, Dr Jungin Park did a short stint for the NZ Army in Waiouru, before finally settling down in Auckland. He has been serving the dental needs of South Auckland – notably working in Papakura, Takinini, and Pukekohe. He also works at Main St Dental in Palmerston North. Dr Graham Swanepoel graduated with a BDS (NZDREX) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in South Africa. He then completed the New Zealand Registered Exam in Otago. Born in South Africa, he practiced in Cape Town and worked as a Clinical Demonstrator at Stellenbosch and the University of Western Cape part time for a number of years. Graham arrived in New Zealand in 1998, and has set up practices in Wanganui, Marton and Palmerston North. Our Oral Surgeon - Glenn KirkGlenn Kirk completed his degree in Dentistry in 1994, and worked as a dentist for five years. He then completed his MDS in Oral Surgery in 2005, graduating with Distinction. Since graduation Glenn has practiced as a Specialist Oral Surgeon in the Manawatu for the NZDF, MidCentral District Health Board and in Private Practice. He has since been welcomed back to Otago as an external examiner for the Masters Programme. Glenn has a strong sense of ethical duty to provide affordable and accessible Oral Surgery to his patients in a relaxed environment.
Updated: 24 Jun 2018
Dental Services
Dental Services
Easy access Yes
Teeth Whitening Yes
Denture Service Yes
Emergency Dental Care Yes
Information about Subsidies Yes Community Services Card - obtain emergency dental treatment at a low price. (Only be for emergency treatment such as pain, infection etc) Call the clinic for more information
Updated: 3 Jul 2018
Meeting the needs of older people
Meeting the needs of older people
Yes, including dental implants, crown and bridge work and much more.
Updated: 24 Jun 2018
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
New Zealand Dental Association Yes
Updated: 27 Jun 2018