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Our Story

Vasu and Karuna, Husband and wife team, started Dentist on Glasgow in Whanganui 12 years ago. They took over an established practice that had been started 20 years prior. Their vision is to deliver outstanding quality dental care to the people in the Whanganui community and the surrounding areas. Today they serve with ethical integrity, skill and empathy. They deliver quality dental care that is technologically advanced, pain free and  affordable. They will continue to grow and foster their relationship with patients and the wider community.

Sincere smile solutions!

We are a modern, family friendly general dental practice committed to providing the highest level of gentle dental care that is long lasting and affordable to everyone. We are committed to giving you a comfortable and welcoming experience and take personal pride in offering you the highest quality dental care. Our dedicated caring team aim to provide  exceptional service and positive experiences throughout  your journey with us.  We have been serving the Whanganui community for well over 10 years.

Our team has been trained to the highest standards.

We regularly attend advanced Dental education courses and workshops to refresh and further our skills, ensuring we can deliver the very latest technology today's dentistry has to offer.

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Our Team


Dr Vasu Atluri


Dr Vasu Atluri has been a Dentist for over 20 years now. He was born and raised in India  and he graduated from the university of Manipal in 2001.

He has been practising in Whanganui for over 12 years now. He moved here with his wife Karuna in 2008 for the beautiful lifestyle this small town offers. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a very strong interest in restorative and prosthetic dentistry using the latest digital and CAD CAM technology. He also has a strong liking for surgical side of dentistry.

Vasu and Karuna took over an existing practice in 2010 that had 2 operational surgeries and over the years they have grown in leaps and bounds. They now have four fully operational surgeries and a fully capable dental laboratory for the convenience of their patients.

Vasu and the team endeavour to provide their patients in Wanganui and surrounding areas with the very best of todays dental care.

Dr Karuna Atluri


Dr Karuna Atluri was born and raised in India.She Graduated in 2007 and upon completion of her New Zealand dental registration exams in 2010 joined the team at Dentist on Glasgow. She spent two years away from practice raising their 2 beautiful children-In that time she absolutely enjoyed being a mother and going to play centre. 


Karuna became a dentist as she enjoys working with people and has a strong desire to make a positive difference in people's lives. She says its a rewarding experience to be a dentist especially when someone walks in with a toothache and walk out pain-free. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry whether it is helping you achieve your perfect smile or relieving you from pain. 


Outside of dentistry, she  enjoys going for walks, reading books and Toastmasters.

Dr Han-Wei-Yeang


Dr Han was Born in Malaysia and graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Otago in 2017.He prioritises the best interests of his patients and aims to make every dental visit a comfortable one. Han enjoys restorative work and has a particular interest in the surgical aspect of dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Han enjoys curling up with a good book, video games, and loves everything food related.

Dr Taryn Yew


Taryn graduated from the University of Otago in 2017 and has been practising general dentistry in Whanganui since. She was brought up in a multicultural society in Malaysia and is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Taryn is passionate about her work in all aspects of dentistry. She strives to provide the best care that she can by helping people to explore and achieve their oral health goals and creating smiles. She believes that dentistry should be painless and always goes an extra mile to make people feel at ease and comfortable during their dental visits. Over the past few years of practice, Taryn has continued to devote her time to attending extra courses and training to keep up with her goal of delivering high quality, modern dentistry.


When Taryn is not at work, she spends time building fitness, getting outdoors, and exploring the world.



Aaron Wilson


Aaron Wilson Graduated with Royal New Zealand Dental Corp as a Dental Hygienist in 1998.

He spent 10 years with New Zealand Defence getting to travel to Countries such as Malaysia and Australia.

From 2008 until now he has been working in private practices both here in Whanganui and Palmerston North and is passionate about helping patients improve and maintain their oral health in an ever caring environment at Dentist On Glasgow.









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134 Glasgow Street,

Whanganui 4500

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