The Team

       1. Dr. N. Faris:

Dr. Faris is a New zealand registered dentist with over 25 years of experience. She has been working in New Zealand for more than 20 years. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a particular interest in restorative dentistry and minor oral surgery. She is continuously attending educational courses to keep updated in the latest developments to provide the best dental care for her patients. She is also passionate about working with children of all ages.

Dr. Faris always understands many people feel anxious and nervous when it comes to dental treatment, but her highly professional and caring character always makes her patients feel comfortable. Patients always leave with a big smile on their faces, as she builds a great relationship with them and makes them feel confident about all their treatment being done.


2. Dr. John Metcalfe:

Dr. Metcalf graduated from University of Otago in 1977 with a bachelor of dental surgery. He has been working in this Glen Innes Practice since 1981 with extended time working in the UK and regularly in the Fiji Islands.

John seeks to offer all patients a painless and enjoyable experiences when they visit us here for any appointment. His energetic character and good communication skills encourages his patients to enter the surgery room with a positive vibe and leave confident, knowing that his dental work has been done professionally with his outstanding dental skills.
3. Dr. Manisa Panchia


Dr. Panchia graduated from the University of Otago in 1992 with a bachelor of Dental Surgery.
Manisa has a friendly and caring chair side manner, immediately putting her patients at ease. She has a great rapport with her patients and has built great relationships with her loyal patient base. She delivers a high quality of dental care, ensuring high patient satisfaction. She enjoys family dentistry. Manisa finds immense reward in restoring patients back to dental health and contributing to their well-being.