Of our patients surveyed say ‘The quality of their treatment was good.’
A warm welcome to our practice
Founded in 1938, our well-established practice has been providing dental care to the local community in Torquay for over 80 years. We provide a comprehensive range of treatments, from general dentistry to dental implants, teeth straightening and cosmetic treatments like teeth whitening.
Our modern practice is wheelchair friendly and we offer both free Wi-Fi and refreshments to keep you relaxed while you wait. We accept referrals from other dentists, and we offer emergency appointments to our existing patients who need to be seen quickly.
Our dental treatments and services
As well as routine check-ups, we offer a wide range of dental treatments and services. One of our dentists can perform dental implants and root canal treatment and we also offer a number of cosmetic treatments, including teeth straightening, teeth whitening and facial fillers. If you’re a nervous patient, speak to our team about the sedation options we offer.
Prognosis and prevention
We use state-of-the-art CT and OPT scanner to assist us with diagnosis, allowing us to recommend the best treatment possible. We also pride ourselves on preventative measures, with our in-house oral health educator providing patients with guidance on effective oral hygiene.
How to find us
You’ll find us at 41 Shiphay Lane in Torquay, directly opposite the grammar school and a short walk from the hospital. If you’re driving, we have a car park at the Practice with street parking also available nearby. There are also several local buses that stop nearby.
What makes us different?
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free on-site parking
- Wheelchair friendly
- Over 60 years' local experience
- Nervous? Ask us about sedation
- We're accepting dentist referrals
Shiphay Dental and Torbay Implant Centre
|Monday||8:00am - 6:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am - 5:30pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 5:30pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 6:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 5:30pm|
*Opening hours may vary due to COVID-19 and public holidays. Please get in touch with us to find out more.
Why we’re different
Patient finance available from 0% APR*
Hitachi Capital can arrange finance to help you spread the cost of your dental treatment. Finance applicant must be aged 18 or over, a UK resident, have a UK bank account and be in permanent employment. Loans subject to eligibility, status, affordability and credit check. T&Cs apply.
Meet the team
At Shiphay Dental and Torbay Implant Centre, our team applies their skills and expertise to provide you with excellent specialist care.
- Dental Nurses
Alice Sarah Havard
David is our resident oral surgeon with a keen interest in implants.
Eric has a special interest in endodontics with an MSc in the subject of its study.
Emma also helps when performing sedation and implant procedures.
Joanna handles matters related to sedation and assists in the performing of dental implants.
Branded treatments and services
Of our patients surveyed would recommend our practice to others.
Of our patients surveyed say ‘I feel involved in all decisions about my care.’
"I have been a member of this practice for many years. They have always been helpful and friendly. Eric especially, has helped to reduce my fear of dentists by making me feel comfortable."
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