Ben Harris
Emma Courtney
Deb Casutt
Lisa Meredith
Front Office 


Dr Ben Harris BDS FRACS
General and Cosmetic Dental Surgeon



 Dr Ben Harris

After 9 years away from Christchurch practicing Dentistry in London and Auckland, Ben returned home to Christchurch in 2007 having just completed his Fellowship in Sydney, Australia .

Ben graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1997 and is an active member of the NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the NZ Dental Association and the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.

Ben performs general and cosmetic dentistry using the latest equipment, materials and methods. His team is so committed to being on the leading edge that they undertake many many hours of extra training every year. Ben alone has attended over 200 hours of further training in the last 3 years.

Ben has travelled extensively to UK, USA and Australia gaining a wealth of knowledge attending numerous conventions and post-graduate courses, in order to keep abreast of the latest developments in dentistry. His special areas of interest are cosmetic dentistry and management of the worn dentition.

Why should this matter to you? Because technology is rapidly changing the field of cosmetic dentistry. You don't just want your smile to look great today but years from now as well. You want a dentist in Christchurch who can create your new smile using the most current techniques with the least discomfort.

Dr Ben Harris NZACD

Dr Ben Harris Dentistry     Dr Ben Harris NZ Dental Association


Dr Emma Courtney BDS MFDS
General Dental Surgeon
Dr Emma Courtney

Emma grew up in England and trained as a dentist at The University of Liverpool.  She served five years as a Dentist in The Royal Navy; during which time she worked in Scotland, England and Gibraltar.

Emma arrived in New Zealand in 2005 and worked in a dental practice near Auckland, where she met her Husband before they moved down to Christchurch in 2006.

Emma has a post graduate diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, which ensures you are in very capable gentle hands.

Emma enjoys all aspects of Dentistry particularly implant and restorative treatments.

Outside of dentistry Emma is keen on tramping, playing hockey and watching the odd game of rugby.

Dr Emma Courtney NZ Dental AssociationDr Emma Courtney The Royal College of Surgeons of England




Dr Deb Casutt BDS MFDS
General Dental Surgeon



Deb graduated from Cardiff Dental School in the UK with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1985. Deb then worked in a family orientated general practice for over 20 years and has a wealth of experience to draw on.

Deb took time out to travel extensively and during one of these trips fell in love with New Zealand and its people, so much so that she and her husband decided to move to New Zealand for good.

Deb is a member of the British Dental Association and the New Zealand Dental Association and regularly attends postgraduate courses in a wide field of topics to stay up to date with developments in the field of dentistry.  Deb has a particular interest in the use of relaxation techniques and hypnotherapy for the nervous patient.





Lisa Meredith, Dip. Dent Hyg
Registered Dental Hygienist


 Lisa Meredith

Lisa completed her studies in dental hygiene with the University of Otago in 2007, she has been working in the dental industry for the past seven years in the UK and New Zealand. Lisa is registered with the New Zealand Dental Council and a member of the New Zealand Dental Hygiene Association.

Lisa is committed to the oral health of our patients and believes that regular care is the best care. She encourages all of our patients to visit us on a regular basis to have their teeth examined and cleaned, as the earlier we identify any problems, the less difficult and expensive they are to treat and the better the results. Lisa is experienced with nervous patients and takes extra care to be gentle, as well as thorough. She also keeps up to date with her knowledge and skills by going to professional development courses, and believes in the importance of educating her patients to enable them to achieve long term health.

In her spare time Lisa enjoys tramping, salsa dancing, motor racing, cooking and the laid back lifestyle that New Zealand offers.

downloadable Hygienist pamphlet  DownLoad Hygienist pamphlet



Front Office and Patient Service Coordinators

   Lynsey Libby  Rose 
Anne Lynsey Libby Rose

These lovely ladies make the practice tick and we would be lost without them. They all come from a strong dental backgrounds having worked in the dental profession for a number of years.

Their passion for giving patients exceptional customer service in a relaxed atmosphere at the clinic ensures we are breaking down the usual stereotypes that surround dental treatment.

Anne, Libby, Lynsey and Rose all have easy natural rapport with our patients and look forward to meeting you soon.



    2 North Avon Road (Cnr North Avon and Hills Roads), Christchurch 
    Phone: 03 365 6767 
    Fax: 03 365 6928