We are delighted to be able to now offer our patients a full range of dental treatments, although we continue to keep everyone safe by operating as a Covid safe business. In line with current guidance for healthcare settings, our team will continue to wear masks at all times.
All of our team are also fully vaccinated and undergo twice weekly testing. Each surgery, and our waiting area are ventilated using medical grade air cleaning units, we continue to screen our patients prior to their appointment, and request that they take lateral flow tests immediately prior to attending the practice. All of these measures are designed to keep everyone safe andallow our patients to feel comfortable and secure during their visit
**As of March 2022, we made the decision to stop accepting new patients to the practice and close our waiting list. Although this was a difficult step to take, we felt that it was necessary in order to maintain the quality of our service for our existing patients and minimise waiting times for appointments.**
We may be able to offer daily emergency appointments, but please contact the practice on 01334 475433 after 12pm to check availability.
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Use this service if:
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.
For Scotland specific information, visit nhsinform.scot.
Further information and details of how to self-isolate are available on nhs.uk.
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Visiting the dentist is never something one looks forward to but Chris inspires confidence. I am always impressed by how he keeps up to date with the latest dental technologies and by his emphasis on preventative dental work. He has been looking after my 5-year-old's teeth since she was a year old and makes her feel confident about going to the dentist, possibly even fun.
I am a very nervous patient and have always dreaded any kind of dental treatment. Having attended Gentle Dental Care for the last 2 years, I can quite honestly say Chris Pritchard is quite simply the best, and most gentle dentist I have ever been to. He was incredibly sympathetic to a nervous patient like me. On my first visit we discussed what made me nervous about dental treatment (in my case, seemingly endless, painful drilling) and we worked out a way forward. On the back of my positive experiences, I am now enrolled in their monthly care plan, have my teeth checked regularly and feel that my teeth have never been in better shape.
Gentle Dental Care must be the best of the best. I have lived in four other countries and have experienced a wide variety of techniques and approaches to the profession and I can honestly say, I have never felt more relaxed in the dentist chair, more secure in the knowledge that my dentist is providing the best service available. Chris makes sure that not only he, but the whole team are trained to a very high degree-however it is not only their professionalism that is exceptional, but also their personal concern for every patient who walks through the door. Young or old are made to feel that their fears or issues are going to be taken care of expertly and painlessly. This is a very rare talent and each person you meet at the practice appears to be there to allay any worry in such a friendly manner.
Just a line to say again, thank you so much for all the skill and expertise you put into transforming my smile! Being able to progress from dental phobic to having lots of procedures done, with far less fear and anxiety now, is due in large part to your patience and kindness of you and your team. Much appreciated.
Gentle Dental Care is an outstanding dental practice that lives up to its name. It is one of those places where you immediately feel at home and treasured as a patient. A visit does much more than care for your teeth. You feel cared for as a whole person so you leave feeling uplifted by the experience............When it comes to treatment from Dr Pritchard the experience is second to none. He has remarkably sensitive and gentle hands in the way he works which has a soothing and calming effect. The whole visit is conducted in such a kind and friendly manner from everyone and the atmosphere emanates from Dr Pritchard himself, whose incredible expertise and enthusiasm creates an air of calm authority that envelopes us all.
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