University Of Otago Dental School

Ranked 33rd best in the world,* our mission is to pursue excellence in research, and to provide high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate education and training – to improve health nationally and internationally.

We teach oral health therapists, dental technicians, and dentists, dental specialists, and researchers, while also providing best-practice dental services to the community.

Patient services


Undergraduate study

Postgraduate study

About the Faculty of Dentistry

* The 2020 QS World University Rankings identified the University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry as 33rd-best dental 

Patient enquiries

General patient enquiries

If you have a general enquiry, please contact our friendly staff at the main (ground floor) reception:

Tel 03 479 8889
Email [email protected]

New patients

Please visit the patient services section to find plenty of information for first-time patients, including who to contact about your first visit. We look forward to seeing you here, at the Faculty of Dentistry.

Our location map may be helpful if you’re coming in to see us.


We have nine specialised clinics serving the Dunedin community. Follow the links below for each clinic’s contact details:

Bills and payments

Information on how to pay your bill can be found here.

If you have questions about your bill, or would like to discuss your payments, we’d be happy to hear from you:

Tel 03 479 8889
Email [email protected]

Student enquiries

Prospective students

Thank you for your interest! 

Please visit the relevant sections of this website for contact and admissions information:

Current students

Please visit the relevant sections of this website for contact and support information:

Faculty enquiries

Tel +64 3 479 8889
Fax +64 3 479 0673
Email [email protected]

Postal address

Faculty of Dentistry
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Physical address

Faculty of Dentistry
310 Great King Street (temporary entrance off Frederick Street)
North Dunedin
Dunedin 9016
New Zealand