Dr Caitlin Grant
Specialist Paediatric Dentist
- BDS Otago, DClinDent (Paed) Syd, MRACDs (Paed)
Oral Health Therapist
- BOH (Otago)
Oral Health Therapist - BOH (Otago)firstname.lastname@example.org
Nikki is a Oral Health Therapist, practicing hygiene treatments and routine dental treatment for children at The Tooth Company. She graduated with Clinical Excellence from the University of Otago. She is an independent advisor for the Health and Disabilities Commissioner.
Nikki has a special interest in pediatric dentistry. With the government scheme she provides free dental treatment for secondary school students. Her easygoing nature makes her a favorite with all her patients.
Nikki enjoys living on the North shore and is a fitness enthusiast.
New Zealand Dental Therapists’ Association and New Zealand Dental Hygienists’ Association.
Dr Tania Hetz
- DDS, Masters Orthodontics, PhD Orthodontics
Dr Tania Hetz
Specialist Orthodontist - DDS, Masters Orthodontics, PhD Orthodonticstania@thetoothcompany.co.nz
Dr Tania Hetz is dedicated to creating outstanding, healthy, and beautiful smiles in a warm, patient-focused environment.
Originally from Cologne, Germany Dr Hetz graduated with a BDS in Mexico and Germany (Honours). After working as a general dentist for a year she did her Masters Degree in Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopaedics at the University of Aachen, Germany and obtained her Doctorate in Orthodontics from the University of Düsseldorf.
She returned to Mexico to combine running her own busy practice with her passion of lecturing and scientific research, which she did for 13 semesters as senior lecturer at the Postgraduate Program of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara.
With +20 years of experience Dr. Hetz and is highly qualified in orthodontics and orofacial orthopaedics and has an impressive list of qualifications behind her name. These include:
Doctorate in Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopaedics (Düsseldorf)
Master in Orthodontics and Orafacial Orthopaedics (Aachen)
Bachelor of Dentistry (Guadalajara and Cologne) (Magna cum Laude)
Dr. Hetz has always enjoyed keeping up to date with the latest in orthodontic literature and science and has translated and edited orthodontic textbooks (O-atlas). Dr Hetz is also an active member of the following organisations:
New Zealand Association of Orthodontists
German Association of Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopaedics
New Zealand Dental Association
Dr. Hetz has travelled extensively and says a highlight of her travels was the humanitarian work she did with remote indigenous cultures. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, swimming, dancing, cooking, gardening and yoga.