Shilpa Raju Tooth Fairy & Co

Dr. Shilpa Raju


Dr. Raju is an award-winning dentist who graduated from the University of Otago, with Honours in 2007. During her degree she received numerous awards & recognitions for her contribution to Dentistry & Dental research.


Some of her key achievements include:

  • Representing New Zealand and winning the prestigious Unilever Hatton Award in Canada and becoming the first New Zealander to do so in over 20 years. Read full article here
  • Winning the New Zealand Society of Periodontology award for Clinical Periodontolgy.
  • Representing New Zealand and winning the Colgate – Palmolive Dental Research competition held in Australia.

After graduating she worked as a Maxillo-Facial house surgeon in the Dunedin Hospital before accepting an invitation to join a private Dental practice in Brisbane in 2009.

Dr Raju is passionate about preventative dental care and patient education. She is able to advise and treat patients in all aspects of dentistry including, cosmetic, restorative, root canals, crowns, bridges and dentures. She enjoys working with children, the elderly and especially nervous patients and is able to make them feel at ease. She is a gentle, caring and a sensitive practitioner who adheres to the highest standards of care and treatment to suit individual needs.

As a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) and with a background in Dental research and education Shilpa remains committed to the provision of excellence in dentistry by attending continuing education courses and staying abreast of the most recent advances in dental procedures and technologies.

Outside Dentistry, Dr Raju, enjoys travelling and socialising with her family and friends.