Meet Janice Sommerville


» Renowned for providing patients with exceptional orthodontic care
» Creates Auckland’s most beautiful smiles
» Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment carried out personally by Janice
» Get the orthodontic care you deserve – you only want to do it once!

About Janice Sommerville, BDS, MS

Janice Sommerville is a Specialist Orthodontist. She received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago and her M.S. in Orthodontics at the University of Illinois, Chicago, one of the most highly regarded orthodontic specialty programs in the United States. Following graduation, she opted to remain in Chicago and completed the examinations to practise as a dentist, and subsequently as an orthodontist, in the United States.


For the next few years, Dr Sommerville combined a career of teaching orthodontics at the University of Illinois with private orthodontic practice in downtown Chicago. While working there, she had the opportunity to treat a diverse range of patients, many of whom were adults. The complex problems which they presented with resulted in an interest in the interdisciplinary treatment of adults, whose cases ranged from complete cosmetic restorations to minor tooth movement.


Dr Sommerville returned to New Zealand and set up an orthodontic practice in Remuera, Auckland. Her goals of establishing a world-class orthodontic service with a highly trained team in a purpose-built quality environment have been achieved and maintained. The bonus of working alongside three other excellent dental specialists at 5 St. Marks has made her ability to provide well-rounded care more accessible.


Dr Sommerville has a strong desire to support and encourage ongoing professional development and education in the orthodontic field.


She is involved in numerous professional organisations, including:


  • Auckland Dental Association, Past President
  • New Zealand Orthodontic Association
  • New Zealand Orthodontic Foundation for Education and Research
  • Continuing Dental Education Trust (Auckland)
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • World Federation of Orthodontists


Janice lives locally with her husband and two daughters.

What Sets Us Apart? We offer a range of top quality solutions, you’ll enjoy your experience with us and be rewarded with a fantastic result, thanks to our dedicated team.




Clear Aligners


Early Treatments


Assessments & Monitoring

Janice Sommerville and her team have a long-standing reputation for providing excellent outcomes. We have earned this reputation by focusing on the needs and desires of patients when they come to us for treatment. Dr. Sommerville is renowned for adopting non-extraction treatment approaches and encouraging early assessments then monitoring to obtain that goal. By fostering a relaxed and professional atmosphere, we are able to expertly treat even the most complex and difficult problems.


We are committed to providing our patients the highest quality of specialist orthodontic care available. Our upscale facility is equipped with the most advanced and technologically up-to-date equipment. Further, only methods and treatments that are at the cutting edge of orthodontics are used, giving our patients a gentle yet incredibly effective and efficient experience every time.


Good oral health is important, particularly when undergoing orthodontic treatment. We have well-trained, qualified orthodontic auxiliaries who educate and motivate our patients to adopt and maintain an excellent oral hygiene regime during their treatment. Please contact our practice to schedule an exam so that you can begin to take the steps towards receiving the best orthodontic and oral care available.


Our facility hosts a number of specialist interdisciplinary practices, so we are able to facilitate a wide array of oral health treatments, such as oral surgery, periodontics, and prosthodontics, for patients who may need more than just braces or general orthodontic care.

If you’re a new patient, request an appointment here.