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Dr Suresh Kanji Patel was born and educated in Wellington. He graduated from the Otago Dental School in Dunedin and completed a Diploma and Masters of Dental Science in Preventative Dentistry and Public Health Dentistry at the University of Sydney Dental School.

Dr Patel became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2000 in Australia. Dr Patel is a very active member of our community involved in many organisations and Dental organisations including the Auckland Dental Association, New Zealand Dental Association, FRACDS College, FDI, WHO, DPL Society, NZACD and others. 

Dr Patel is passionate about dentistry and has over 20 years of experience.

Dr Patel always strives to achieve quality in his work and stays at the forefront of dental advancements by regularly attending many up to date lectures, workshops, seminars and courses, both in New Zealand and overseas.


Dental services

Pain Free Dentistry
Dentistry should not be painful and we will try to make every dental visit as comfortable as possible.

Preventative Dentistry
We offer a total comprehensive range of preventative options in relation to the management of your oral health.

High Tech Dentistry
Highly fluoridated outer surfaces make it hard to detect hidden decay in the inner part of the tooth.

Tooth Whitening
Tooth whitening will result in a whiter, more youthful smile, and the confidence that it brings.

Emergency Dentistry
At Metro Dental Care we provide a full range of emergency dental services.

Cosmetic Dentistry
First impressions are often the most important, and your smile is so important in conveying this.

Tooth Filing Material
Composites or white fillings are suitable for certain positions in the mouth.

Oral Surgery
we can offer oral sedation for wisdom teeth removal or any procedures that you might be anxious about.

Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is carried out in three stages when the pulp is diseased or injured through bacteria leaking into the tooth.

Oral Sedation
Dental anxiety is a problem for patients who have had an uncomfortable experience in the past.

Gum Treatment
we provide treatment for gum disease which is an infection of the tissues surrounding the teeth.

ACC Dental Treatment
ACC is the government agency that compensates individuals who have sustained injuries through accidents.

Oral Hygiene, Dental prophylaxis & Treatment Plans

Pediatric dentistry

Periodontal treatment

Oral Surgery

Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodonics

Implant Dentistry


Emergency Dental Services

Sedation dentistry

Laser dentistry

Contact Metrodental

Type: Dental clinic
Country: New Zealand
Address: Chevalier, 39A Pt Chevalier Rd
Telephone: (09) 84 66 440
Languages spoken: English

Working hours
09 - 18 h.
09 - 18 h.
09 - 18 h.
09 - 18 h.
09 - 18 h.
09 - 18 h.
09 - 18 h.


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First Impression
Urgent Dental Care
Gum Treatment
High-Tec Dentistry
Oral Surgery
Preventative Dentistry
Tooth Filling Treatment
Sedation Treatment
Teeth Whitening
Avoiding Dental Decay
Oral Health

Metrodental Team

Dr Suresh Kanji Patel

Dr Suresh Kanji Patel

Principal Dentist / BDS, DPHDent, MDSc, FRACDS

Dr. Suresh Kanji Patel is Dentist at Metro Dental Care. He had 20 years Experience in Dentistry.  Dr Patel is a very active member of our community involved in many organizations and Dental organizations including the Auckland Dental Association.

Vilas Patel

Vilas Patel

BA (Wgtn), Practice Administrator / Senior Receptionist

Vilas is the most valuable member of our team. She has come from a Customer Services background and enjoys the interaction with the patients, and the challenges that comes with it.

She is your first point of contact at the Shortland Street branch and will be very happy to help you, so please give her a call to arrange an appointment.

Lynette Gaffaney

Lynette Gaffaney

Senior Dental Nurse

Lynette is a valuable member of our team and the Principal Dental Nurse at the Shortland Street branch. She is highly experienced and has recently qualified with the New Zealand Dental Assisting Diploma and continues to extend her dental knowledge and skills.

Lynette's friendly, caring nature and organizational skills are a great asset to our practice.

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