Dr Jessica Buchanan

Dr Jessica Buchanan was the first woman to graduate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Otago University. Jessica was awarded with a distinction for her MSc in Surgical Science and Practice at Oxford University, England in 2021. 

 As a registered doctor and dental specialist, Jessica works at the interface of medicine and dentistry, believing in the importance of multi-disciplinary and patient centred care. Jessica’s interest in health equity and value based healthcare is reflected in her research and study at Oxford University.  Jessica has made a sustained contribution to the public health sector over the last decade as a specialist at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Te Whatu Ora Auckland, in collaboration with Oral Medicine specialists. Jessica now visits Wellington regularly to consult in private practice at WellOral. 

Her area’s of interest at WellOral are Oral mucosal conditions, facial pain and Oral Medicine.