Our team

Andrew Meffan is the principal dentist at DentalCare Nelson/Richmond. Other dentists work in the practice as associate or locum from time to time but most patients expect to see Andrew.

Andrew grew up in Nelson, trained in Otago, graduating as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1985.

Married with school age children his main outside interests are around family life, supporting the children’s sporting activities and enjoying playing music as well as walking, biking and boating in Nelson’s outdoors.

Roberta Prestidge is our dental hygienist and works part-time at our Nelson surgery. Dental hygiene involves the removal of tartar and plaque and is an important part of any dental health routine .