Meet the team

Courtenay Orthodontics is part of The Orthodontist group – a team of three orthodontists working together to provide specialist orthodontist care across the greater Wellington region. 

Michael S. Taylor | Bhavik Patel | Wei Lin

Each orthodontist is a registered specialist member of the New Zealand Association of Orthodontists, the governing industry body. 

Michael works across three practices in Courtenay Place, Lower Hutt, and Masterton

Bhavik works across practices in Johnsonville, Lower Hutt, Paraparaumu, and Carterton

Wei works in our Courtenay Place practice.

All are experts in the different braces systems on offer, Invisalign, and modern orthodontic and orthognathic treatment options.

The team is supported by a superb crew including Dental Surgeon Dr Joanna Hayes (who provides orthodontic auxiliary support placing and removing braces, plates, Invisalign, and adjustments), experienced orthodontic auxiliaries, orthodontic assistants, and administration staff.