Conveniently located in the heart of Byron Bay in the Northern Rivers region of NSW, Bay Area Dental offers a full spectrum of quality services ranging from routine cleaning and general procedures to cosmetic dentistry and teeth whitening.

Byron Bay Dentist, John Patterson

Owned by renowned Byron Bay dentist, John Patterson, the practice utilises the latest advances in dental technology, techniques and materials to ensure you and your family receive the very best care, comfort and, ultimately, results.

Since opening the practice in 1980, Bay Dental has become the preferred choice for locals, visitors and holidaymakers looking for those extra special touches from their dentist.

From the moment you walk through the front door, our friendly team and relaxing, informal environment will immediately have you feeling at ease. Bright, breezy and with beautiful views over bustling Byron – this is what a modern, progressive dental practice should feel like.

Customer Testimonial

"I have regularly visited John now for over 20 years and found him to be extremely professional. He is very caring, thorough and competent with his patients."

- Susan Perrow, Lennox Head NSW.

Byron Bay Dental Surgery

At Bay Area Dental, we are passionate about offering you the very best in preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Whether you require a simple, five-minute alteration of an unsightly tooth or a more extensive cosmetic makeover, our wealth of experience and expertise will help you achieve the outcome you're after.

They say a smile is worth a thousand words – what does yours say about you?

  • John Patterson, BDS
  • Dental Surgeon
  • Principal of Bay Dental


Byron Bay's Bay Area Dental is a family-friendly practice that offers a wide range of professional dental services, including:

  • General dentistry fillings
  • Children's dentistry
  • Crown, bridgework and implants
  • Root canal treatment
  • Extractions and general oral surgery
  • Dentures
  • Bleaching and tooth whitening
  • Cleaning and treatment of gums
  • Oral hygiene instruction and dietary advice

Call to book your next appointment today (02) 6685 7026


In addition to professional dental care, Bay Dental also provides a number of convenient finance options and healthcare plans, such as:

  • Emergency treatment on the same day
  • HICAPS available for instant health fund rebates
  • Government teenager dental plan vouchers welcome
  • Patients covered by the E.P.C. scheme welcome

Call to book your next appointment today (02) 6685 7026


John Patterson, Dental Surgeon & Principal of Bay Area Dental

After graduating with a Bachelor of Dentistry from Sydney University, Byron Bay dentist John Patterson honed his skills in dental practises located in Sydney, London and South Africa. Specialising in the fine art of cosmetic dentistry, John has attended seminars from some of the world's leading dental clinicians including California's Ray Bertolotti and Utah's Gordon Christiansen.

Since establishing Bay Dental 30 years ago, this Byron Bay Dentist has become a respected member of the Byron Bay community and is regarded as one of the area's top dental surgeons.

Natalie Burke, Dental Nurse

A resident of the local area for 16 years, Natalie Burke has been dental assisting for more than two decades. After completing her training in Sydney, Natalie relocated to the Byron Shire to pursue her dental career. Natalie describes Bay Dental's "relaxed and casual" atmosphere as a key reason why people feel so comfortable as soon as they walk in the door.


Bay Area Dental is conveniently located in the heart of Byron Bay.

  • 7/9 Fletcher Street
  • Byron Bay NSW 2481

  • PHONE: (02) 6685 7026
  • FAX :(02) 6680 8270