professional, passionate, affordable

Check Up Special

Do you need a dental check up? Take advantage of our $69 new patient special offer for a FULL EXAM and 2 X-RAYS! Limited spots available!


(usually 99.00)

In Office Whitening Special

Ever thought about whitening? Come see us for a 1 hour in office whitening special including a CLEAN and 2-3 whitening applications.


(usually 399.00)

Hygienist Special

Enjoy a dental clean, including scale,  polish and 2 bitewing X-rays (if needed) with our HYGIENIST.





Situated in the modern precinct of 8 Nugent St, Grafton Dental prides itself on being a sophisticated and state of the art dental clinic.

Passionate, Professional and Affordable:  it’s that simple!

We are accomplished in all aspects of general dentistry, from crowns for implants and root canals to smile design, fillings and bridges. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice!

Do you have parking available?

Yes, we have dedicated parking just for our patients in the car park just opposite the clinic entrance (when you enter the car park turn left and you will see our marked carparks on the left side). Click here for directions.

Do you see patients under the age of 18?

We certainly do! We have a contract with the DHB to see children of all ages under 18.

Do you do ACC?

Yes, we are an ACC provider and can help you with your trauma related injuries and treatment.

What payment options do you offer?

There’s plenty of payment options to make treatment easy and stress free for you.



  • We provide free WINZ quotes

Interest Free Payments

  • PartPay: No fees, no interest, simply pay the amount over 4 equal installments
  • Genoa Pay: No fees, no interest, simply pay the amount over 10 equal installments
Do you remove wisdom teeth?

Yes, we remove wisdom teeth within our scope of practice. If needed we can refer to a specialist.


  • All treatments that are covered under ACC
  • Night guard and occlusal splints
  • Emergency dental services
  • Patient education and preventative treatment
  • Free dental treatment for under 18’s

Dr Vaibhav

Dr Vaibhav Talesara, or “Dr. V” to his loving patients, graduated with honours in 2007 from Maharastra University of Health Sciences. He then practiced under a well-known Implantologist and a leading dentist, Dr  S. Nene. In 2009, Dr. V moved to New Zealand and completed the Bridging Course for Overseas Dentists at Otago University in Dunedin. After successfully completing his NZDREX exams he took up a position in the private sector initially working in Inglewood, Taranaki for 2 years. Being a city boy at heart, he moved back to Auckland and has never looked back. Dr. V has worked full time on the North Shore for the last 6 years splitting his time across two large practices. He has continually kept abreast of the latest innovations when it comes to dentistry and has a special interests in Endodontics and Cosmetic dentistry. Dr V is an ardent believer in saving teeth and preventive dentistry. Every detail of the clinic, right from logo design and clinic setup to patient care and management has undergone plenty of thought and attention to detail, with patient focus at the forefront. Dr. V dedicates Grafton Dental to his greatest inspiration, his mother and brother! In addition to being a complete foodie, in his spare time, Dr. V likes playing volleyball and hitting the gym.



Megan Cook is Auckland born and bred, and grew up on the North Shore.  Megan started her career in the dental industry at the age of 16 in central Auckland. From there, she travelled the world, always managing to keep one foot in the dental industry. While in London she had the incredible opportunity to work at the prestigious Eastman’s Dental Hospital for 4 years.  After spending the last 13 years working in dental clinics in Australia, Megan recently returned home to Auckland from the Gold Coast. She and her husband of 25 years are the proud parents of 2 young men who played league up to representative level. Grafton Dental is excited to add Megan’s passion and experience to our growing team.

Dr Ahmad

Raised in the beautiful city of Napier from the age of 2, Ahmad grew up to be a massive foodie and football enthusiast.  Somewhere along the way he found the wonderful world of dentistry and hasn’t looked back since.  He believes in treating patients with compassion, empathy, using his skills and knowledge to provide quality tailored ethical treatment to suit everyone's needs. Ahmad graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Otago University in 2014 and will be completing the graduate programme for the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry  (NZACD) at the end of 2019.


Originally from Zimbabwe, Storme migrated to New Zealand in 2002. Storme and her family settled in the beautiful Hawke's Bay and considers “home” to be the beautiful small East Coast town – Napier. Since relocating to Auckland, Storme has completed her Bachelor of Health Science Degree (Oral Health) and continues to remain passionate about working alongside her patients to maintain optimal oral health. 

Storme has a broad experience of all aspects of the dental field and prides herself on her laid-back, calming and understanding nature. In her spare time, Storme enjoys regular gym sessions, reading and spending time with friends and family.


Shabari is our newest dental assistant and team member at Grafton Dental. She is a dentist from India with 5 years of clinical experience. Having recently moved to Auckland, she is keen on practising here as a dentist someday. She is a fast learner and has picked up the dental culture of Auckland with ease and fits in perfectly in our friendly team. Every day is an adventure and Shabari is enjoying her time exploring this side of the world.


Moviya completed the Bachelors in Dentistry and practised as a dentist for 4 years. She was born and brought up in Southern part of India. She extended her knowledge working in non-clinical field before, moving to Auckland in 2018 and pursued her Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health. She has 1.5 year of experience as a Dental Assistant in Auckland. She just started exploring the breathtaking beauty of New Zealand. Moviya is passionate about dentistry, keen in learning tips from dentists whom she assists and is currently preparing for her registration exams to practice as a dentist in New Zealand.

Thank You!



"Dentist visits are almost always never fun until I met Dr Vaibhav and Megan - they're amazing! Super friendly vibes & gentle care that made me feel comfortable from beginning to end, thorough checkup & smart advice, great clean facilities & more. I was so impressed with the end result that I booked my next appointment straight away. Highly recommended! PS - parking availability is a bonus. Thanks heaps guys!" - Louise




I'm thrilled!




"I visited Grafton Dental for my first visit last month, the place looked beautiful. You felt as ease as soon as you walked into. The staff were friendly and made you feel welcome. I was nervous but the dentist was able to put me at ease and was friendly and professional. He did a great job and explained every step which helped a lot. If you need a dentist I would highly recommend" - Paul









"If your looking for a friendly, professional, clean and reasonably priced dentist Dr V is for you - both himself and Megan are amazing. Always making you feel at ease no matter what the procedure is. Thanks again." - Lynsey





Make an appointment with us now

We have an easy online booking system just for you


Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday,  Wednesday 8:00-5:00, Thursday 9:00-6:00, Friday 7:30-3:30, Saturday By appointment only

Unit 4, Building A, Ground Floor, 8 Nugent Street     E-mail:     Phone: 09 320 4161


Turn left when entering the plaza. Follow the one way road around the building. You will see the car park building on your left hand side and the clinic on your right hand side. Turn left as you enter the car park building and you will see the Grafton Dental parking up ahead on your left hand side.


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