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Welcome to Duchenne

As the country moves into the COVID-19 Framework or Traffic Light System we also must adjust how we provide treatment to the public. This does not incur any restrictions for treatment for those who are unvaccinated. Our entire team is fully vaccinated for our patient’s utmost protection.
 On arrival, you will be asked to show your vaccine passport if you have one. For those who require treatment but are not vaccinated, we would ask that you tell our reception in advance, so we can make allowance for you and our team when you come to see us. We ask that you respect the guidelines that we must follow in our particular part of the Health industry and wear a mask when visiting.

At Duchenne, we aim to make great smiles. You will enjoy the most appropriate and cost-effective treatment solutions, so once fitted with a Duchenne partial or full denture you will be able to smile with confidence.

With clinics throughout the South Island and a state-of-the-art laboratory, the only one of its kind in New Zealand, we are at the forefront of patient-orientated care and treatment. At Duchenne Denture Specialists we have always been a company of firsts:

  • First to bring to you Duchenne’s D³ digital system - the next generation in denture technology
  • First to introduce suction dentures to New Zealand
  • The only state-of-the-art laboratory of its kind in New Zealand
  • The only company in Southland that processes their dentures with injection moulding - for greater strength and a superior fit and strength

These are all fantastic advances which, combined with our insistence on only using the best quality materials in all our products, ensure our clients receive the best fitting, most durable dentures possible.

But that is only one side of the equation. We are acutely aware that having someone work on your mouth can be an invasive procedure and not something anyone approaches with great enthusiasm. So at all times, our aim is to be totally respectful, careful and friendly so that your experience with us is as relaxed and positive as possible.

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D³ Digital Technology

D³ is the next generation in denture technology, researched and developed exclusively by Duchenne in conjunction with the world leaders in 3D printing. We can now provide our patients with the most advanced treatment processes and are excited to introduce the DigiCare denture range. This is exciting for patients in New Zealand as it is the first time this treatment has been available and it will provide a more precise and comfortable fit for your dentures in a faster turnaround time. It is the process developed by Duchenne for designing, producing, copying and replicating dentures.* Read more

Dentures - Full & Partial

These can be for either upper or lower teeth and can be designed to replace as many teeth as your circumstances require. There are differing partial dentures to suit different situations. A partial denture is usually very retentive and a very successful appliance to wear when missing one or several teeth... Read more

Denture Relines

A denture reline is a refit or adjustment of the denture. Relining of dentures is often required to accommodate changes in the mouth and to the denture. This can happen with tissue and bone changes, weight loss and wear of the denture. Read more

Denture Repairs

Sometimes dentures can fracture. This can be due to dentures being past their lifetime or the denture no longer fits as it was intended or the denture can be accidentally broken. Read more


This is a digital storage platform developed by Duchenne. When you love your smile, you would most likely want to have a permanent record. With Duchenne's exclusive :Digistore treatment, we will digitally scan, copy and save your existing dentures into a digital format. If anything were to happen to your dentures, either loss or damage, we would be able to restore your same smile back with 48 hours. That is the Duchenne promise. What’s more, this service is available to anyone, regardless of whether the dentures were from Duchenne or another denture practitioner. Read more


Fitted mouthguards are custom made to the shape of the mouth and are therefore extremely comfortable and will protect the teeth from loss or damage. Read more

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"I would like to tell you about my experience getting my new dentures. I was extremely lucky to have the lovely Sophia to make my new dentures. I found Sophia very professional and always paying attention to every little detail. I can’t speak highly enough of her. I am so so happy with my new dentures and has done wonders for my
self esteem. So in my opinion,Sophia at 291 Clyde Road Christchurch needs cloning she is an asset to your company"


"Kia Ora Tristan. Thank you! My experience with you and the Duchenne team has been exceptional. As a first timer with full top/bottom dentures, your exceptional people skills, informative pre and post care guidance and delivery really made my experience all the more reassuring, comfortable and enjoyable. Total professionalism and brilliance of finished denture product. And my dentures? OMG! STUNNING! I've got my massive smile back again - woo hoo. Front and Back of house team - Thank you also."


"I would like to say a very big thank you to Tristan for the truly expert job that he did by making my partial denture. He is truly a professional, has great empathy and listens to your concerns. Above all else is an artist in his work and I would recommend him 100% to any future clients."

Peter. Rolleston

"Duchenne Technicians and staff are AMAZING people!!
I had lost so much confidence because of missing teeth, I would try and hide them as much as I could, I'd talk with my hand close to my mouth, and wouldn't smile for people or even family photos. My new dentures fit perfectly and the process was fast and efficient. Thank you so much Tristan for giving me my smile back, you've been an amazing."


"I just wanted to say a massive THANK YOU to Tristan at Springfield Road for my teeth, they are amazing! And I have noticed all the detail put into them and I feel amazing. Thank you for giving that back to me you are an artist. 😉🙏"

Misty M. Christchurch

"I cannot speak highly enough of Rob and his understanding manner with listening and helping me through this process. I have wanted to do this for years and they have finally accomplished this goal is just life changing to me"

Jean S.

"John & Nic from their Invercargill Clinic are absolutely awesome !!! Left with the biggest smile I’ve had in years today. Best decision I made to get my partial with this team.
Very friendly & very informative. The process from consultation to my final appointment was a breeze !! Thank you so much John & Nic extremely grateful for you giving me my smile back again.
I definitely recommend this team from Duchenne Dentures to everyone !!!!"

Megan T. Invercargill

"John and Nicki, thank you so much for my new teeth. They are amazing. Not only is it a pleasure to visit for my dental care, I now have the confidence to smile again!"

Marie F.

"Thankyou to Robert Courtier for his outstanding work on my new teeth. He made the whole process so easy. My teeth are very natural looking and I'm very happy with the outcome. This was a nerve wracking decision to have teeth out but now I've got the new denture and they don't look false I'm thrilled."

Lynne Hartly

"Thoroughly recommend the work of John and Rob. Excellent service and teeth fit like a glove"