Maree McElrea
Periodontics Department

Maree started her career in dentistry in 1989 as a Dental Assistant in Invercargill.
After spending a few years living and traveling overseas, she returned to New Zealand to complete a Diploma in Dental Hygiene; graduating in 2001 from the University of Otago. 

She then moved to Wanaka and started working as a Dental Hygienist in Queenstown for a few years. In 2003, she introduced hygiene roles to two additional dental practices in the Central Otago Region.

She moved with her family to Christchurch in 2004 as her husband was offered a new job.

In 2015, she started working at a Specialist Periodontal Practice as well as continued to work in a few different general dental practices.

Outside of work, Maree enjoys spending time with her three children and hubby. She loves getting outdoors and exploring the Canterbury region. Maree also enjoys running and a good book.