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Dr Andrea Shepperson

BDS (Otago)

General Dentist

Dr Andrea Shepperson is a dental industry leader with over 30 years successful experience in both clinical and business development in her field. Her goal is to be a passionate and creative advocate for dentists and dentistry. She aims to enhance the lives of dentists and patients through great communication and dentistry of excellence and future mindedness.

Andrea is a Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a founding Member of the American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health, former Director and Chairman of the NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She currently Chairs the Clinical Advisory Board for Lumino The Dentists.

One of New Zealand’s best known dentists, Dr Andrea Shepperson is a sought-after speaker and media representative in New Zealand, Australia and the US. Her innovative solutions and extensive clinical experience continues to shape cosmetic and general dentistry in New Zealand.

In 2008 Andrea founded Smile Mentor, a clinical coaching and consulting company, sharing her experience with the dental industry by providing clinical mentoring to general dentists.

Andrea graduated from the University of Otago in 1984 and has completed advanced education programmes internationally, including graduation from the prestigious Kois Centre in Seattle in 2010. She currently practices in Auckland, and combines a passionate working life with her other role as the mother of two teenagers. A recipient of a number of dental awards and recognition, she was the NZ Dental Association Travelling Fellow in 1992 and holds Honorary Membership of the NZACD in honour of her work with this organisation over a number of years.

Dr Shepperson has had speaking roles for Nobel Biocare, Kerr, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She is currently a Key Opinion Leader for Ivoclar Vivadent Ltd.

Professional Biography