About Us

Smile Concepts where every smile matters

Smile Concepts is a Christchurch dental surgery located in the popular suburb of Sydenham

We offer the best dental care possible to all our customers and we do this in a friendly, open and relaxed atmosphere. Our dentists are highly trained and experienced in different areas of dentistry.

Our treatment approach is to address your immediate dental concern and also to improve your quality of life. We work with different dental laboratories in Christchurch for dental crowns, bridges, implants and dentures. We are well connected with specialists to address all your dental needs. We also have a dedicated dental hygienist in our team to keep your teeth and gums in pristine condition and keep you smiling. After all, at Smile Concepts, every smile matters. 

Our Technology

We use state-of-the-art dental technology to help you with your dental concerns.

Intra-Oral Camera

We use Eintstein Stella and Einstein Spark from RFSystemLAB (Japan). This provides excellent portability, provide quick and efficient “Informed Consent” whenever you want. The 1.36Mega Pixels intra Oral camera has wireless capability. It enables you to take close-up shots from various angles, a fully enhances auto-focus which instantly adjust from full arch to a single molar. With the use of Micro Lenz Cap images can be magnified to 50x.

AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master

The pain free Swiss Made AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master was developed in the EMS Research Center with more than 100 000 hours of technical and clinical testing in collaboration with leading dental professionals from all over the world. AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master is the latest EMS innovation for the “Guided Biofilm Therapy”: a unique solution for caries, perio prevention and maintenance.

Digital X-Ray

We use Instrumentarium Dental Express Imaging System (Finland) which give almost immediate results in almost 5 seconds. This technology allows you to get quick high quality results and saves time of customer waiting to get the X-rays. This is also directly integrated within the Exact Dental software system, thus records can be called back with a touch of a button. 

A-dec 500 Dental Chair

Sleek, yet supportive. Unassumingly responsive. Predictable and intuitive. Experience the next level. Made in USA. Superior Patient Experience. Optimal Access. The A-dec 500 dental chair ensures patient comfort even during long procedures.

It also allows you to get close enough to the patient to maintain a healthy posture, preventing pain and discomfort. Precision hydraulic motion allows quiet, gentle stops and starts during patient positioning.

Teeth Whitening

We offer ZOOM whitening treatment. Philips Zoom is not only proven to whiten teeth up to eight shades, it’s also safe. While other whitening products can harm teeth and gums, using Philips Zoom with Relief ACP actually gives you greater luster and protects enamel, Philips Zoom comes in different treatment types and strengths to fit your lifestyle and sensitivity. Philips Zoom is the #1 patient-requested professional whitening treatment. 

Meet Our Team

Our dental professionals look forward to providing you the best dental care using cutting edge technology and latest techniques.
Dr. Daniel Du
BDSc (Hons) Qld

Daniel graduated from The University of Queensland in Brisbane with Honours. Since then, he has worked across Australia and New Zealand, including as a tutor for final year dental students at the University of Otago. Daniel enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. With his caring and gentle manner, he strives to make all of his patients feel comfortable and at ease. Daniel is always happy to listen to your concerns and work with you to develop positive experiences, so you receive the best possible care.

Dr. Natalie Majgaonkar
B.Med.Sc., M.Sc., D.M.D

Backed by over 25 years of experience as a general dentist with an emphasis on the cosmetic aspect of dentistry, Natalie enjoys providing patients with individualized treatment plans that address their oral health needs. She recognizes that most patients are not keen to be in the dentist’s chair and so has developed a gentle, caring approach to treatment.

Natalie’s long and distinguished career has made her recognize the importance of providing children and adolescents with appropriate treatment to maintain caries-free oral health and a happy smile. She believes that every smile matters.

Michelle De Thierry
Bachelor in Oral Health

Michelle is an Oral Health Therapist and graduated from Otago University in 2011.

She is very gentle and enjoys helping patients feel as relaxed as possible throughout their appointment. She has a passion for educating and encouraging patients to improve their oral health.

When she’s not at Smile Concepts, Michelle enjoys family time, keeping fit and photography.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Smile Concepts is proud to work with our community.