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Welcome to Thorndon Dental Surgery: General and Cosmetic Dentistry

By April 8, 2024No Comments

Embarking on a journey towards a brighter smile and healthier teeth has never been more inviting than with Thorndon Dental Surgery, nestled in the heart of Wellington. With a focus on both general and cosmetic dentistry, this clinic combines state-of-the-art technology with a patient-focused approach to make your visit as restful and pleasant as possible. Whether you’re a new patient looking for a welcoming dental home, facing a dental emergency, or seeking cosmetic enhancements to boost your confidence, Thorndon Dental Surgery is prepared to meet your needs with a suite of comprehensive services, from preventive care to advanced restorative techniques. With the added convenience of free patient parking and a guarantee of an efficient, comfortable experience, your journey towards optimal oral health and a stunning smile starts here.

Our Philosophy

At Thorndon Dental, we believe in a philosophy that ensures our patients are always at the heart of everything we do. Our approach to dental care is one that prioritizes your well-being, comfort, and overall oral health. We stand by a set of core principles that guide our treatments and services.

Patient-centric care

Your experience is crucial to us. From the moment you step into Thorndon Dental, we aim to make you feel welcomed, listened to, and valued as an integral part of our dental family. Understanding your needs and concerns allows us to provide care that is not only effective but also tailored specifically to you.

Minimally invasive treatments

We are advocates for maintaining the integrity of your natural teeth and oral structures. Our focus on minimally invasive treatments ensures that we preserve as much of your natural tooth structure as possible, leading to healthier outcomes and more sustainable dental health.

State-of-the-art technology

Embracing the latest technology enables us to offer you advanced diagnostic and treatment options. State-of-the-art equipment and techniques support our commitment to providing high-quality, efficient, and less invasive dental care.

Preventive dental approach

Prevention is key in maintaining long-term dental health. We emphasize the importance of regular check-ups, professional cleanings, and education on proper oral hygiene practices. Our goal is to help you prevent dental issues before they start or catch them early when they are easier to treat.

Our Services

Thorndon Dental is proud to offer a comprehensive range of dental services designed to meet the varying needs of our patients.

General Dentistry

Our general dentistry services are the foundation of what we offer, including everything from routine dental examinations to crowns, bridges, and fillings. We ensure your teeth stay healthy, function well, and look great.

Cosmetic Dentistry

A beautiful smile can significantly impact your confidence and quality of life. Our cosmetic dentistry services, including teeth whitening, Invisalign, veneers, and smile makeovers, are here to give you the bright, straight, and stunning smile you’ve always wanted.

Advanced Restorative Dentistry

For those requiring more complex dental interventions, our advanced restorative dentistry services offer solutions that restore function, aesthetics, and health to your mouth. From implants to composite fillings, we have the expertise to rejuvenate your oral health.

Emergency Dental Care

Dental emergencies can happen at any time, causing pain and inconvenience. Our emergency dental care services provide immediate relief and treatment options to address dental trauma, lost fillings, abscesses, and more.

Cosmetic Dentistry at Thorndon Dental

Teeth Whitening

Achieve a brighter, more appealing smile with our professional teeth whitening services. Safe, effective, and quick – it’s an excellent way to enhance your smile’s beauty.

Invisalign and Inman Aligner

Straighten your teeth discreetly with Invisalign or the Inman Aligner. These cutting-edge orthodontic solutions offer a comfortable, virtually invisible way to correct misaligned teeth without traditional braces.


Transform your smile with veneers. These thin, custom-made shells designed to cover the front surface of your teeth can dramatically improve the appearance of your smile, correcting issues such as discoloration, irregular shapes, or minor gaps.

Smile Makeover

A smile makeover involves one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures to improve the aesthetics of your smile. It’s a personalized approach to creating the smile you’ve always dreamed of.

General Dentistry for Optimal Oral Health

Dental Hygiene

Regular professional cleanings and dental check-ups are essential for maintaining optimal oral health. Our dental hygiene services help prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues.

Crowns and Bridges

Restore damaged teeth or replace missing ones with our crowns and bridges. These restorative options not only improve the function and appearance of your teeth but also support your overall oral health.

Root Canals

A root canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth. Our gentle and skilled approach makes this essential procedure as painless and stress-free as possible.


Fillings are a common way to treat cavities, and at Thorndon Dental, we offer tooth-coloured fillings that not only fix and strengthen your teeth but also blend seamlessly with your natural tooth color for a beautiful finish.

Restorative Dentistry Solutions


Dental implants offer a durable and aesthetically pleasing solution to replace missing teeth. They function like natural teeth and are designed to blend seamlessly with your smile.


When a tooth cannot be saved, an extraction may be necessary. We perform this procedure with the utmost care for your comfort and well-being.

Composite and Glass Ionomer Fillings

Our clinic offers both composite and glass ionomer fillings, providing durable and aesthetic options to repair cavities and restore tooth integrity.

Amalgam Fillings

For those who prefer or require them, we also offer traditional amalgam fillings, known for their strength and longevity.

Emergency Dental Services

Immediate Pain Relief

We understand the urgency of dental pain, and our team is prepared to provide immediate care and relief for your dental emergencies.

Dental Trauma Care

Accidents happen, and when they involve your teeth or mouth, we are here to provide expert care and treatment to address dental trauma effectively.

Lost Filling or Crown

A lost filling or crown can be uncomfortable and pose a risk to your dental health. We offer prompt service to replace or repair these as quickly as possible.

Abscess Treatment

Dental abscesses require immediate attention to prevent further infection and damage. Our team provides effective treatment options to address and alleviate abscesses.

Patient Experience

Welcoming New Patients

We are always happy to welcome new members to our dental family. From your first visit, you’ll find a warm, welcoming environment and a team eager to make your dental experience positive and comfortable.

Comfortable Office Environment

Our state-of-the-art clinic is designed with your comfort in mind. From our relaxing waiting area to our modern treatment rooms, every aspect of our office is intended to make you feel at ease.

Efficient and Restful Visits

We value your time and strive to make each visit as efficient and restful as possible. Our team works diligently to ensure that your time with us is productive and comfortable.

Compassionate Staff

Our staff are not only highly skilled but also compassionate and caring. We’re here to support you through every step of your dental care journey.

Getting to Thorndon Dental

Free Patient Parking

Conveniently located at 246 Tinakori Rd, Thorndon, we offer ample free patient parking to make your visit as hassle-free as possible.

Directions and Maps

Finding us is easy. Directions and maps to our clinic are available to help you navigate your way with ease.

Public Transportation Options

For those using public transportation, several options are available to get you to our clinic comfortably and on time.

Accessibility Information

We believe everyone deserves access to quality dental care. Our clinic is designed to be accessible to patients with varying needs.

Preventive Care and Education

Routine Dental Examinations

Regular dental exams are a cornerstone of preventive care, allowing us to monitor your oral health closely and catch any potential issues early.

Professional Dental Cleanings

Our professional dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar buildup, helping to prevent cavities and gum disease, and keeping your smile bright and healthy.

Patient Education on Oral Health

We believe in empowering our patients with knowledge. Our team provides comprehensive education on oral health care practices, helping you maintain optimal oral health at home.

Customized Preventive Strategies

Every patient is unique, and so are your dental needs. We offer customized preventive strategies tailored to your specific oral health requirements.

How to Join Our Dental Family

Booking Your First Appointment

Joining our dental family is easy. Simply book your first appointment online or over the phone. We look forward to meeting you and addressing all your dental needs.

New Patient Forms

To streamline your first visit, new patient forms are available to be filled out at your convenience. This ensures we have all the necessary information to provide you with the best care possible.

What to Expect During Your First Visit

Your first visit with us involves a thorough examination, discussion of your dental history and goals, and creating a personalized treatment plan. We’ll ensure you feel informed and comfortable every step of the way.

Insurance and Payment Options

We offer a range of payment options and work with various insurance providers to make receiving dental care as accessible as possible. Our team is here to help you navigate your options.

At Thorndon Dental, our commitment to providing patient-centric, minimally invasive dental care using state-of-the-art technology is unwavering. Whether you’re coming in for routine check-ups or more complex treatments, our goal is to ensure your visit is comfortable, your care is exceptional, and your smile is radiant. Welcome to our dental family – we can’t wait to care for you.

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