We are a family friendly practise that aims to provide the highest possible standards of patient care at all times.

About us

We appreciate that choosing a dentist can be daunting. Here at Surrenden Dental Practice we strive to develop long lasting relationships with our patients that result in happy, healthy smiles.

Our close-knit and established team is committed to exceeding expectations and providing a comprehensive range of dental and cosmetic treatments. We are pleased to boast of our Good Practice Award from the British Dental Association, which recognises our commitment to providing consistently excellent dental care and to exceeding strict infection control guidelines. Our dentists also adhere to the GDC standards of dental care. To find out more visit the GDC website.

Our clinicians

Ed O’Toole
BDS (U. Lond), GDC reg no. 69726

Chris Roberts
BDS (U. Lond), GDC reg no. 69738

Ed and Chris met while studying at Guy’s Dental Hospital in 1989 where they became great friends. They purchased Surrenden Dental Practice in late 2003. These talented dentists share a passion for dentistry, priding themselves on staying one step ahead in this fast-paced industry by continuing their professional studies. Their expert care and chairside manner is calm and reassuring.

Our Hygienists

Jenny Tompkins
Diploma in Dental Hygiene (Cardiff 2015)
GDC No: 256677

Jo Crossman
Dental Hygiene Therapist BSC (Portsmouth 2017)
NVQ Dental Nursing and Oral Health Educator 2004
GDC reg no. 171046

The mission of our highly skilled hygienists, Jenny Tompkins and Jo Crossman, is to fight, prevent and control gum disease by professionally deep cleaning your mouth, checking for the early signs of disease and providing education about the best way to maintain good dental health between visits. They work with your dentist to establish and maintain a tailored programme that meets your needs.

Our Dental Nurses

Joanne Antoniou
Dental Nurse, GDC reg no. 133321

Sarah Foreman
Dental Nurse, GDC reg no. 134563

Our GDC-registered dental nurses are responsible for maintaining strict cross-infection controls to ensure patients and the clinical team are suitably protected. Our nurses are very knowledgeable and endeavour to put patients of all ages at ease to create a pleasant and comfortable experience.

Our Front of House Team

Fiona Back
Practice Manager

Allison Bradley

Marianne Brookes

Michaela Scott

Fiona Back is our practice manager and she ensures our busy practice runs smoothly and efficiently. She heads a team of three receptionists, whose aim it is to make sure your visits are welcoming, comfortable and enjoyable.

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday:    8am - 6pm
Friday:    8am - 5pm

Appointments are now available evenings and weekends by request

For more information

Surrenden Dental Practice
38 Surrenden Road
East Sussex

T: 01273 501 909
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