Dr. John Shennan BDS (Otago), MFGDP(UK), MScD (Cardiff), M.Orth RCS (Edinburgh)
Registered Specialist in Orthodontics

John graduated from Otago University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Dentistry. He then spent time at Lower Hutt Hospital gaining valuable experience as a Dental House Surgeon. John went on to join The New Zealand Defence Force as a Dental Officer working in both the Army and the Air Force before leaving for the UK.

During his time in the UK John completed 3 years of full-time Specialist training in Orthodontics at Cardiff University in Wales. He gained a Masters Degree and Membership of Orthodontics at The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).


John returned to New Zealand in 2006 to set up North Shore Orthodontics in Takapuna, Auckland. Outside of Orthodontics, John enjoys running and mountain biking to keep fit and is married with two daughters.

Why See a Registered Specialist in Orthodontics? 

Orthodontists are Dentists who have undergone advanced training in Orthodontics. A full time 3 year degree is undertaken at a university.

Specialist Orthodontists have the knowledge, skills and expertise to provide orthodontic treatment of the highest standard. 

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North Shore Orthodontics

14 Auburn Street, Takapuna, Auckland 0622 - © 2018
Tel: 09 488 7488, Email: info@northshoreortho.co.nz