Introducing Dr. Abby Emery, Born and raised in the mighty Waikato. With a BDS degree with distinction from the University of Otago in her pocket, Abby’s passion for dental excellence led her to complete her Primary exams for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, a residency in orthodontics with the Facial Beauty Institute, and even specialized training in tongue ties and Myobrace with Dr. Dan Hanson. She’s a Diamond Invisalign provider and a certified S.M.A.R.T amalgam removal practitioner.

Joining Changing Faces in 2014, Abby quickly made her way to the top and became a partner in 2018!

Abby is a firm believer in the power of holistic dentistry, taking into account the patient’s overall health and well-being. Her personalised comprehensive approach to treatment is a team effort that involves close collaboration with her trusty colleagues.

And when Abby’s not donning her dental superhero cape, she’s a doting mum, a garden enthusiast, and a master chef of nutritious delights – from her famous sourdough starter to her mouth-watering healthy meals.

What is SMART? SMART is the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique, which is a set of
safety measures to reduce mercury exposures during dental amalgam filling removal. These
safety measures were developed as a result of scientific research collected by the International
Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT).