Holt Team & Practice

Our practice and people

Located in the heart of Canberra, our practice sees people from all over the ACT looking for outstanding dental care and cosmetic treatments. Learn more about our experienced team below and find out more details about our practice.

Meet your Holt dental team

Totally Smiles Holt

  • Dr James Boag

    James graduated with a BDS from the University of Otago in New Zealand. After practicing for a short period in New Zealand and then the UK, he established a general dental practice in the ACT.  James has also lived and worked in the Lake Macquarie area before establishing a practice on the NSW Central Coast. Since late 2019, James has taken a number of short term locum positions in regional NSW before joining Totally Smiles in Holt.

Totally Smiles Holt

  • Dr Andrew Cerexhe

    Dr. Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Dentistry from the University of Sydney in 1978 and has worked in private practice in Sydney, London and Hamburg. He is experienced in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr. Andrew enjoys looking after people of all ages. His special interests are in preventive health and aesthetic solutions, to challenging situations with restoring and straightening teeth, and children’s growth issues.

    Andrew speaks German and is a keen musician.  He also enjoys reading non-fiction books in his spare time.


  • Dr Stephen Nelson

    Dr Stephen Nelson went to Newcastle Boys High School and graduated BDS (Sydney) 1984 following BSc (Sydney)1979 and Dip Ed (STC 1979). He completed PhD (Sydney Med) 2015 with thesis focussed on the cellular status of jawbone in health and disease and improving clinical outcomes in endodontics (root canal therapy) and dental implant osseointegration. He then completed 38 years of private general dental practice in Batemans Bay focussed on comprehensive general practice to teach and provide enduring oral health maintenance, restoration of teeth and replacement of lost teeth to sustain a functional, aesthetic dentition into senior years, keeping things as simple as they could be.

How to get to our practice

Practice details

Ochre Medical Hub
76 Hardwick Crescent,
Holt ACT 2615

On-site parking

On-site parking

When are we open

Opening hours

  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday -
  • Sunday Closed

Other & Upcoming Holidays

  • Saturdays By appointment only

Get in touch your way

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Some common questions about our Holt practice


  • Can I choose my Holt dentist?

    Absolutely - or if you are new, we can also recommend which member of our team may be available soonest or which may have experience with your unique situation.

Find our dental practice in Holt

Totally Smiles Holt provides dental care to Kippax, Macgregor, Higgins, Latham, Scullin, Hawker, Holt, Dunlop, Charnwood, Florey, Page, Melba, Weetangera, Flynn, Fraser, Evatt, Belconnen, Cook, Spence, Mckellar, Macquarie, Bruce, Jamison Centre and surrounding suburbs.

Ochre Medical Hub 76 Hardwick Crescent, Holt ACT 2615

Our Holt Dental Team

“For us, it’s all about the locals here in Canberra. We feel like we’re part of the community.”

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