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Dr. Scott Waghorn

Dr. Scott Waghorn

Dr. Scott Waghorn is an experienced and highly respected dentist. He is the founder and currently leads Dentalcare West a practice that has cared for patients for 49 years and is the second largest dental practice in West Auckland. He currently treats a large number of loyal patients and has particular experience in dealing with complex orthodontic and restorative cosmetic issues.

Scott's thorough and incisive understanding of the latest techniques and technology governing the practise of dentistry is often called upon, especially on complex subjects such as advanced restorative and orthodontic problems. He is a published author who is often sought to advise on dental business and best practice matters often involving the New Zealand Dental Service. He has given a number of presentations across the country on various dental subjects relevant to dentists including how to become a successful young dentist and modern orthodontic dentistry.

Scott qualified as a dentist in 2004. Before studying Dentistry he had attended and graduated from Palmerston North Boys High School. Scott was born in Palmerston North in 1981 to his parents Garry and Alison Waghorn. He moved to Auckland after graduating from Otago in 2004 and purchased Dentalcare West in early 2008. He continues to appreciate and reward the team of special people who make it an enjoyable and fun place to work.

When Scott is not involved with dentistry he enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachel and son Benji. Scott plays tennis (not very well if you hit it to his backhand), golf to a 12 handicap and enjoys playing backyard cricket. Scott loves to keep fit and goes to the arena www.ludusmagnus.co.nz at least 6-times per week, and enjoys getting in the boxing ring and sparring with Monty Betham.

Scott is a member of:

Auckland Dental Association, New Zealand Dental Association, Founding member New Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Orthodontic Association, Te Ao Marama Maori Dental Association.

You are welcome to contact Scott directly anytime, [email protected] or on his mobile 021 737 537.

I look forward to meeting you soon,

Scott