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The Wessex Dental Specialist Centre

11 The Gardens, Broadcut, Fareham, PO16 8SS View on map

Today - 8:00am to 6:00pm See all opening hours

Currently accepting new private patients and dentist referrals

What is Bupa Dental Essentials?

A fixed-price alternative, between NHS and full private dental care.

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What are Platinum practices?

Our Platinum range of practices offer private dental care and specialist treatments in exclusive, luxury settings. They provide a personalised service, tailoring treatments to meet your needs.

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Welcoming you to The Wessex Dental Specialist Centre

Situated in the market town of Fareham, our practice provides a range of private dental treatments to the Hampshire area. With a combined experience of over 150 years, our expert team can provide quality dental care to our patients. Whether you’re in need of a routine check-up or more complex treatments such as root canals or dental implants, our team our on hand to guide you through your treatment step-by-step.

We pride ourselves on our patient-first care, with many patients travelling from afar for treatment.

Our dental treatments and services

Due to the specialities of our staff, we’re able to provide a comprehensive range of dental treatments, including general dentistry, teeth straightening solutions such as Invisalign, endodontic and periodontic surgery for restoration, and dental implants. We can also offer cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening. We welcome referrals from other dentists.

Our practice

Our modern practice is designed to create a relaxing experience for our patients, with free access to Wi-Fi and refreshments while you wait. If you’re a nervous patient, you can speak to our team and discuss the sedation options available.

Finding our practice

We’re based in Fareham, conveniently located near Sainsbury’s in a small industrial estate, near the town centre, with ample free parking.

What makes us different?

  • Free Wi-Fi Free Wi-Fi
  • Free refreshments Free refreshments
  • Free on-site parking Free on-site parking
  • Wheelchair friendly Wheelchair friendly
  • Over 60 years' local experience Over 60 years' local experience
  • Over 25 years' placing dental implants Over 25 years' placing dental implants
  • Nervous? Ask us about sedation Nervous? Ask us about sedation
  • We treat TMJ disorders We treat TMJ disorders
  • We're accepting dentist referrals We're accepting dentist referrals

The Wessex Dental Specialist Centre
Opening hours*

Monday8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday8:00am - 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

*Public holidays may vary

Why we’re different

Meet the team

At Wessex Dental Care, our team applies their skills and expertise to provide you with excellent specialist care.

  • Dentists
  • Hygienists
  • Dental Nurses
  • Practice

Alistair Bunting

Alastair has a keen interest in restorative dentistry with particular focus towards worn dentition with adhesive techniques.

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Angus Pringle

Angus can provide a wide range of orthodontic treatments and is an orthodontic specialist as recognised with the General Dental Council.

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Benedict 'Ben' Davies

Ben is a Specialist in Oral Surgery with particular interest in advanced dental implant surgery and complex wisdom tooth removal.

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Bernadette Shipley

With experience working in hospitals and dental services, Bernadette now focuses on restorative endodontic dentistry. She is experienced in treating nervous patients and children.

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Fiona Keoghane

Fiona is a general dentist at the practice.

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Michael Heffernan

Michael is a specialist in prosthodontics who has won several awards for his aesthetic dentistry work. He has lectured both in the UK and internationally about implant dentistry.

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Christina 'Tina' Partington

Tina qualified as a dental hygienist with the Royal Navy and joined the Wessex Dental Specialist Centre in 2012. She carries out routine hygiene appointments and is available for direct access hygiene appointments.

Debra Galanakis

Qualifying to be a dental hygienist in the WRNS, Debra spent 12 years in the Portsmouth and Plymouth areas before shifting her focus to NHS and private practice work.

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Jennie Haywood-Hull

Jennie qualified with the gold badge award from King’s College London in 2000. She worked in a specialist practice for three years in central London gaining valuable experience and understanding of periodontics and implants.

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Kendal Williamson

Starting her career in the Women’s Royal Navy Service, Kendal originally trained as a dental nurse before qualifying as a hygienist.

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Alison King

Amanda Smith

Carla Maurin

Donna Curtis

Laura Horner

Linda Hague

Alice Stewart

Pamela Symons

Branded treatments and services

Whitening can be an important part of a smile makeover. We always check the suitability of your teeth, as it may not be recommended for some patients with high sensitivity. It’s important to know that we may not be able to treat all of your teeth: whitening can’t alter the colour of fillings, crowns, veneers, for example. Your dentist can explain and suggest any options open to you.

We do understand that some people really struggle with dental treatment. But we have lots of ways to help put you at ease. Please just tell us how you feel and what worries you, and then we can work together to decide on the right approach.

Generally we recommend twice yearly check-ups every six months. However, this varies on a case by case basis. Your Bupa Dental Care dentist will talk to you about when and how often we need to see you.

No, Bupa Dental Care practices are open to everyone. If you do have Bupa dental insurance, at selected practices we can guide you through your claim.

First, please check that our practice offers the services you’re looking for, then simply use the referral form on our contact page. Do feel free to give us a call and tell us what you’re looking for.

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Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Healthcare Limited. Registered in England and Wales number: 03257078. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.

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