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Firstly, may I say, our thoughts go out to everybody at the moment.

St Stephens Dental Surgery 25/3/2020
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak the practice is providing an emergency advice service only. If you want to speak to a dentist please phone on 01227 452668 and leave a message.
Calls will be followed up between 9.30 and 10.30am. Any calls after 10.30am will be dealt with the following day.
You can also Email at
If you need advice out of normal hours you can also call Dentaline on 01634 890300
Thank you for your cooperation.

 do so and we will do our best to help you.

You won’t realise you are at a Dentists

Original paintings on the walls, diecast models on display in the surgery and a television above the dental chair – At St Stephens Dental Practice you won’t realise you’re at a dental surgery.

Making your visit comfortable

“We have done everything in our power to strip our practice of any ‘clinical’ feel. Instead, we have injected it with lots of colour and personality, hopefully making your visit to us far more comfortable.” Martin Southon – Owner and dentist

Unrivalled Care

When it comes to having your teeth and gums looked after, you want to find a team of friendly professionals who offer unrivalled care don’t you? You want to be able to relax as much as possible and know that no matter what your dental needs, you’re in the right place. Look no further than St Stephens Dental Practice.

A personal approach and in the 21st Century

A visit to our practice may be a little different to what you’re used to. Our surgery is adorned with paintings from local artists, antique dental equipment (strictly for décor purposes!) and diecast car models along with brass frog sculptures on display show our owners very personal approach to our practice. Additionally, in our comfortable surgeries featuring the latest 21st century equipment, we have televisions on the ceilings above the dental chairs so that you can lay back and relax whilst having your dental care looked after.

A dental surgery that runs on time

Here at St Stephens Dental Practice we appreciate how precious your time is to you. For that reason we try extremely hard to run on time. Your dentist will also deliver any services you’d usually expect from a hygienist, so you know you’ll never be waiting around when you visit us, or have to book a second appointment for a professional clean.

Finally, you can rest assured your oral health is in the very best hands at our practice. As well as having dentists who each take a strong personal interest in various areas of general dentistry, we’re also able to offer specialist services such as implants and veneers, which other surgeries may have to outsource.

If you would like more information about our practice, or to book an appointment please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team by calling 01227 452668 or sending an email to

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    All of us at St Stephens Dental Practice take the safety of our patients and our staff very seriously. There are a number of changes we have made to ensure the practice can still run but keep everyone safe. Unless you already have an appointment please phone us to make appointments. Do not try to

    • 23 OCT 17
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    Do frogs have teeth?!

    Do frogs have teeth?!

    If you come to St Stephens Dental Practice you will find it is very personal to the owner, Martin Southon. He has quite eclectic interests including sculpture and paintings, cars and car models and most eclectic, frogs. In the practice you will find several brass frog sculptures hanging off the walls and in Martins surgery

    • 06 OCT 17
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    A little bit of what you fancy…

    A little bit of what you fancy…

    We are all familiar with the old adage “A little bit of what you fancy does you good!” Children are well known for picking their noses and then disgustingly often eating the results. Well it turns out that they are right! Mucus from the nose and other body linings contains proteins which have a protective

    • 05 SEP 17
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    Auntie Toothache

    Auntie Toothache

    Another scary dental related picture from the cover of the British Dental Journal. This picture by Matthew Laznicka illustrates another dental related story in literature. It shows the visit of Auntie Toothache! This was the last story by Hans Christian Anderson written in 1872.  Anderson himself apparently suffered greatly with toothache and became obsessed with