We are located in the suburb of Shirley, Christchurch.

All of our dentists were trained at the Otago School of Dentistry. We also employ a Dental Hygenist. We promise to listen carefully to your needs to achieve your dental goals. We guarantee the best quality staff and use the most up to date equipment and materials.

We come highly recommended...

Over 70% of our new patients choose us through a recommendation of family or friends!

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Meet the Team

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Tracy Haggerty B.D.S.

Dr Tracy Haggerty gained her dental degree from the University of Otago in 1994. Tracy began her dental career as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Christchurch Hospital where she gained invaluable experience for 3 years.

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Daniel Fozard B.D.S.

Daniel graduated in 2000, obtaining his degree from the University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry. He is a full member of the New Zealand Dental Association.

After working for a few years south and east of London in West Sussex and Essex, Daniel returned home to Christchurch to be closer to his family.

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Nicholas Hendra B.D.S.

Graduated from the University of Otago, and was “snapped up” by the Rolleston Dental Centre, where he has grown to be a very well liked Dentist with a very kind and gentle nature. He works both in Palms Dental and Rolleston Dental Centres.

Known for taking his time and producing impressive crown, bridge and implant work.

Nicholas also speaks multiple languages.

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Am Limchalerm B.D.S.

Am is from Thailand. She migrated to New Zealand in 2000 and studied at Burnside High School before graduating from the University of Otago with her degree in Dentistry.

Am joined Palms Dental Centre and has practiced with us since her graduation.

Am is extremely capable, conscientious and has many strengths including fabulous extraction techniques and reliable dental work. Am has a large following of regular patients who enjoy her very gentle kind and caring nature.

Outside of work hours Am enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

Am speaks English and Thai.

 

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Dr Kerina Lynch

Dr Kerina Lynch graduated in the UK from Leeds Dental Institute at Leeds University in 1996. She has worked in a variety of private practices and University dental practices in the UK before moving to New Zealand with her family in 2019.  For the last 2 years, she has been working here in Christchurch. She has also volunteered in Guyana, South America and Benin, West Africa to provide dental care to those who cannot ordinarily access it.

Kerina has a calm manner and is experienced in general dentistry from fillings and gum treatments to crowns and dentures and all things between. She has a particular interest in the prevention of future oral health problems.

At the Palms Dental Centre Kerina will be joining Dr Tracy Haggerty in the provision of Fastbraces.

Outside work Kerina enjoys family life and meeting with friends and hopes to explore more of the beauty of New Zealand as time goes by.

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Lyn Adler – Dental Hygenist

Since graduating from the University of Otago with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Lyn has spent over ten years in practice.

Lyn loves her job, is passionate about oral health and always does her best to offer her patients all the guidance and support they require in a caring, relaxed environment. She specialises in cleaning and scaling teeth and treating gum problems. Lyn also likes to assist her patients to do better with their own oral hygiene at home ensuring good regular habits.

When she is out of the practice she enjoys the outdoors and such activities as mountain biking, running, walking as well as keeping fit at the gym.