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About Dentist

Dr Rahul Gautam BDS., MDS

Graduated in India in 1996 with Bachelor of dental surgery and then went onto doing pediatric specialist dentistry and gained a Masters of dental surgery (MDS) in 2001. Rahul then moved over to New Zealand in 2006 and gained registration in New Zealand. His practice is limited to general dentistry only.

Rahul has gained a wide range of experience in New Zealand by working in a range of environments from different private practice throughout New Zealand.

He also has his registration for intravenous sedation and is looking to offer this service later on in the year.

Rahul has a broad range of interest from family dentistry and Emergency dentistry through to comprehensive work involving a wide range of disciplines. His scope and range of work is extensive so you can be assured that this will lead to you obtaining the best dental advice with regards to your dental health. He has a special interest in helping people achieve long term dental stability. By designing treatment plans for individuals he helps them avoid ongoing repairs and maintenance that are often required in retirement years. His continued presence at dental courses and conferences and his desire to help the more mature client makes Rahul a very popular dentist in Hamilton.

Personal Blurb – Yathen

Born Sri Lankan but raised a Northlander. After qualifying with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago, Dunedin, he set his sights on Auckland and worked for 8 months before realising he spent too much time stuck in his car! Yathen moved to Turangi in 2016 in search of the finer things and absolutely fell in love with the small town and its community. With the mountains, lake and river only a stone’s throw away he quickly realised he was living in paradise. Having practised dentistry in the private sector for over three years Yathen enjoys and has become proficient in all aspects of General dental work ranging from Crown and Bridge, Dentures, Root canal treatments, fillings and Oral surgery. Being the only Dentist available south of Taupo till Taihape means the “Buck stops with him”. He looks forward to seeing you with any issues or concerns you may have regarding your teeth and will look after you with the kindness and quality of care he is now becoming renown for. Come meet the dentist and have a chat!