Dr. Graham Symes is an experienced general dental practitioner with a particular interest in  oral surgery and the diagnosis and treatment of oral conditions.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Otago University in 1985 and after 2 years as a House Surgeon at Wellington Hospital he returned to Otago to complete a Master of Dental Surgery in 1990. He completed his examinations to become a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2004. He was also honoured to become a Fellow of the International College of Dentists in 2008 and Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International in 2011.

He previously owned and operated a large dental practice in central Wellington for over 20 years and after taking some time off from dentistry to travel he has returned on a part time basis at Newtown Dental.