Nick and Ellie Knight, Dental Specialists, Dunedin

Knights Dental

Prosthodontics & Periodontics

Nick Knight

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Nick specialises in helping patients restore chewing function and appearance. Specialist Prosthodontists are trained to treat more complex and difficult dental issues – your dentist may have referred you to see Nick for this reason.

Nick graduated from the University of Otago in 2005 with a BDS and has worked in New Zealand and Australia. Pursuing his interest in oral rehabilitation, Nick completed a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry in 2014.

He finds problem-solving and dealing with challenging cases to be the most satisfying. His scope of practice includes restoring dental implants, bridges, dentures, crowns and veneers.


Nick’s Scope of Practice

Restoring dental implants

Restoring bridges


Restoring dentures

Restoring crowns

Restoring veneers

Restoring tooth wear


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Ellie Knight

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Ellie is a Specialist Periodontist, who diagnoses and treats various issues related to the “gums” or the periodontium.

She graduated from the University of Otago in 2005 and worked in both private and public sectors in New Zealand and Australia. Ellie completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Periodontology with Distinction in 2010, and a Doctorate in Clinical Periodontology in 2013.

She is a Colgate Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago, and is actively involved in various speaking engagements in both New Zealand and overseas. Her research area of interest is NZ adults’ periodontal health and disease. She particularly enjoys the artistic aspects of periodontology, such as periodontal plastic surgery (root coverage and gingival augmentation).


Ellie’s Scope of Practice

Treatment of gum diseases, such as periodontitis and peri-implantitis (surgical and non-surgical)

Periodontal plastic surgery to correct gingival (gum) recession


Placement of dental implants for missing teeth or denture stability

Crown lengthening surgery

Orthodontic tooth exposures


Oral hygiene advice and smoking cessation



Ellie’s Memberships


Contact Us

London Street Specialists

Vero House, 34 London St, Dunedin, Central Dunedin 9054


03 477 3123

03 477 5970 (fax)