Of our patients surveyed say ‘The quality of their treatment was good.’
Services for nervous patients
We understand that some people are anxious about visiting the dentist. We’re very experienced with nervous patients and will support you every step of the way with your dental treatment. Please tell us if you’re particularly nervous and we’ll be more than happy to help put you at ease.
Finding The Smile Centre Canterbury
You’ll find us right in the centre of Canterbury, opposite the city wall. Canterbury East railway station and the main city bus terminal are also nearby.
We offer extended hours with early morning and early evening appointments available, as well as some Saturdays. If you’d like to book an appointment, please get in touch. We’ll be more than happy to help.
What makes us different?
- Emergency appointments
- Free refreshments
- Wheelchair friendly
- Over 20 years' local experience
- Over 20 years' placing dental implants
- We're accepting dentist referrals
- 3D CBCT scanner
- Full mouth dental implants
The Smile Centre Canterbury
|Monday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 6:00pm|
|Thursday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Friday||8:30am - 5:00pm|
|Saturday||By appointment only|
*Opening hours may vary due to COVID-19 and public holidays. Please get in touch with us to find out more.
We're open two Saturdays a month.
What makes The Smile Centre Canterbury different?
Find out what makes us unique.
- Dental Nurses
Amanda is a general dentist with over 20 years’ experience. She’s also experienced treating nervous patients using dental sedation.Read full profile
Ashley qualified as a general dentist at King’s Dental Institute in 1992 and went on to run a successful private practice from 1996 to 2015, which was acquired by Bupa Dental Care.Read full profile
Gavin is a specialist orthodontist at The Smile Centre Canterbury. He treats complex orthodontic cases and is particularly interested in facial aesthetic treatment.Read full profile
Jasveer is a dentist who is passionate about treating children and nervous patients. Alongside her role at the practice, she also works at in the maxillofacial department in a hospital in Ashford.Read full profile
Steve is a specialist endodontist at The Smile Centre Canterbury. He provides a range of endodontic treatments at our practice.Read full profile
Abigail is a trainee dental nurse who’s currently working on gaining her qualifications.
Alexandra has experience in all areas of nursing but has a keen interest in working with orthodontics patients, for both social and traditional orthodontic treatment. She is also currently training in radiography.
Kerri has been nursing at our practice since 2009 in all areas of the practice. She is able to take both OPG and CBCT scans for patients and has a certificate in dental radiography. She is also our decontamination lead in the practice.
Megan joined our practice as an apprentice dental nurse in 2016. She has experience in all areas of dental nursing, but she has a keen interest in nursing for endodontic patients.
Becky joined us as an apprentice dental nurse in 2012. She has since qualified and now nurses for our implant patients. She can also take OPG and CBCT scans for patients.
Ruth Munro (Warburton)
Ruth is our lead dental nurse. She is responsible for overseeing all our nurses, practice compliance, and patient coordination. She also has qualifications in different fields including oral health education, dental radiography and dental sedation nursing.
Teresa joined our practice as a trainee dental nurse before qualifying in 2008.
Sara has managed our practice since 1996 with close involvement in its growth and development. She has overseen the practice’s continued expansion since the practice joined the Bupa family in 2015.
Branded treatments and services
Implant enquiry form
Select your affected teeth
Please click on the teeth where you are considering dental implants, using the options below:
Click once for missing tooth
Click twice for loose or failing tooth
Click three times for a broken tooth
= Missing tooth
= Loose/failing tooth
= Broken tooth
Implant enquiry form
A member of our friendly team will then be in touch to discuss your requirements
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Of our patients surveyed would recommend our practice to others.
Of our patients surveyed say ‘I feel involved in all decisions about my care.’
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†Terms and conditions: 1. £1,995 price point includes the cost of a single implant, abutment and cement retained porcelain crown. 2. Prior to treatment commencing, patients need a clinical assessment to confirm their suitability for dental implant treatment. This is an additional charge of £125, which is redeemable if the patient goes ahead with treatment and is refunded on treatment completion. A COVID-19 safety tariff will apply. 3. Further costs will apply if following assessment further treatments or appointments are necessary in respect of your clinical suitability for an implant. 4. Patients must be aged 18 or over. 5. Appointments subject to availability. 6. Stated price is subject to review and may be amended at any time.
*1. Free consultations are to discuss options and suitability for treatment. Subsequent clinical examinations and diagnostic tests required, and any associated costs will be discussed prior to treatment commencing. 2. Consultations subject to availability.
Many images and videos used throughout our website were taken before the COVID-19 outbreak and therefore do not represent COVID best practices.
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Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Dental Care Limited. Registered in England and Wales No: 00478127. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care, Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.
Oasis Dental Care Limited has a number of trading names including Bupa Dental Care. For a list of all our different trading names please follow this link.