At our place you’ll feel more like a guest, less like a patient.

Seeking orthodontic treatment is major life decision - it’s a significant investment and it’s a significant time commitment. You want to know that you're in safe hands; dealing with a team of professionals that care as much about getting you the very best outcome as you do.  Read more about the team at Total Orthodontics by clicking on each photo below.

Meet the Team


Meet the Team



Dr Julian Haszard, Orthodontist

Raised on a farm in the Taranaki, the son of a dentist, Julian gained a rich breadth of experience from training and working in NZ, Australia and the UK before coming home to set up his practice in the heart of New Plymouth back in 2010.

As a registered specialist orthodontist, Julian has undergone more than 4,000 hours of specialist training to attain the highest qualification available for assessing, preventing and treating any problems related to the alignment of your teeth and jaws.

Committed to delivering a service that is super modern and super friendly, Julian will always take the time to discuss all available options and solutions to ensure that every patient gets the best possible advice and treatment.

Outside of work, Julian enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, fishing, and climbing on Mt Taranaki. He’s also deeply committed to fund raising and volunteering in Nepal for SmileHigh; a charity he co-founded in 2004.


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Hannah joined Total Orthodontics in 2019 after returning to New Plymouth after a number of years in the Waikato. Hannah has worked within general dental and specialist dental practices over the past 20 years and is enjoys being part of the Total Orthodontics team. She is kind and caring by nature and is happy to help with any treatment enquiries. Outside of work Hannah enjoys spending time with her young family, sports, and expanding her vegetable garden.


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Registered Orthodontic Auxiliary

Rebecca qualified as an Orthodontic Auxiliary in 2016 after joining Total Orthodontics in 2015. After a stint in Australia in 2019 Rebecca returned to Total Orthodontics in 2020. Her love for orthodontics has developed over the years working as an Orthodontic Auxiliary. She is very knowledgeable and is highly rated by our patients. Rebecca has a very creative mind and in her spare time she enjoys doing arts and crafts, and spending time with her young family.


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Registered Orthodontic Auxiliary

Debbie joined the Total Orthodontics team in 2017 after been a New Zealand registered nurse for eight years. Debbie achieved her NZDA Dental Assisting certificate and Orthodontic Auxiliary registration. Debbie is hard working and friendly, she is happy to answer any questions you may have about your orthodontic treatment. She also assists Julian at the Hawera clinic. In her spare time Debbie enjoys going cooking and baking. She loves New Plymouth and finds it a wonderful place to bring up her family.



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Rachel joined Total Orthodontics after finishing secondary school in 2017. Having been one of Julian’s first patients Rachel has had an interest in orthodontics from a young age. She understands what orthodontic treatment is like from a patient’s aspect and is always happy to answer any questions you may have. Rachel helps out on reception and also the clinical side of the practice as well as assisting Julian at the Hawera clinic. Rachel received her NZDA Dental Assisting qualification after working between a general dental practice and Total Orthodontics. She is well liked by the patients and other staff members. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys mountain biking and yoga as well as spending time with her friends and family.



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Lorraine works part time as our Accounts Manager and receptionist, she is always ready to help with appointments and any administrative enquires that you may have. Lorraine and her daughter have both had braces so she understands what Orthodontic treatment is like from both a patient and parent aspect. Patients and staff members love her happy vibe and sense of humor; it’s hard not to smile when talking to her. She is a motherly person who keeps herself busy with her three kids, pets and gardening hobbies.


Our Approach

Straight Success

Orthodontics is not just an opportunity to transform your teeth, but also the way you feel about yourself. Having a great smile can give you that extra boost of confidence that makes all the difference in life.

At Total Orthodontics you will not only be provided with the most advanced orthodontic treatment options available, but we also take the time to ensure you receive the best possible advice for you!

Do something today that your future self will thank you for and make an appointment with Total Orthodontics.