Meet Our Team

Dr Sam Brady
BDS - Otago

Dr Sam Brady

Experienced, and New Zealand trained, with close to two decades of servicing the needs of the South Island, Sam has settled in Christchurch for the long haul.
He has been looking after the people of Canterbury for over almost 10 years, and will be for many decades to come at Colombo Street Dental.

Sam enjoys a special interest in removing wisdom teeth, CADCAM same day Crowns, Smile Makeovers, and challenging root canal treatments on his operating microscope.

He is also as a committee member of BYTE charity which brings toothpaste, toothbrushes and  education to at risk dental communities around Canterbury at no charge.

Dr Kerry Chen
BDS (Distinction) - Otago

Dr Kerry Chen

Kerry was born and raised in Christchurch.
After graduating from the University of Otago with a Distinction in her Bachelor of Dental Surgery, she is proud to come back and serve the community she grew up in. 

Kerry is fluent in both English and Mandarin. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in oral surgery, crowns and aesthetic dentistry. 

She understands that each patient is different. Her main goal is to treat everyone with respect, and work together with them to provide high quality treatment, based on their personal oral health goals. 

BDS, PGDipClinDent (Oral Surgery)

Dr Joe Foster

Joe is born and raised in the far north, now settled in Christchurch. He is a New Zealand trained dentist who spent 10 years in the New Zealand Army. Joe practices all areas of general dentistry. He has completed further training in oral surgery and does this as a special interest. This includes challenging extractions and wisdom teeth removal.

As dentists we appreciate some dental procedures can seem unpleasant. Joe is experienced with managing patients who have anxiety about dental care and can offer all services under intravenous (IV) sedation.


Visiting your dentist can be a painful & expensive trip. We understand it's not easy, and we're here to help at every step.

We Really Care

We'll take the time to really listen to you. Feel free to talk to us about which treatment options are best for you. 

Your Language

We’re patient and equipped with a range of options to help settle you in. Including the use of sedation to aid treatment.