Latest News

At the Buxton Dental Practice we are always keeping patients updated with our news and developments.

January 2019 - Our Nurse Cathryn has just completed her diploma in dental nursing and is now a fully qualified nurse. We are so proud at all the hard works she has put into the course.

December 2018 - You may notice a big change when you come for your next appointment! Our practice manager Craig and his family have been busy working over the Christmas period on renovating the waiting room - and they have done an amazing job!

October 2018 - Our hygiene service at the practice is currently super busy so we are happy to announce an increase in the number of hygiene days available with Alannah joining us on a Friday from October. Don’t worry Joanne is going anywhere this is in addition to Joanne’s current hygiene day of Monday - Wednesday.

September 2018 - We welcomed Dave Edwards in who put the whole team through our paces on dealing with Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice. Basic life support is an essential skill in our job and we have a fresher annually.

August 2018 - Our trainee nurse Cathryn passed her management of oral health, diseases and dental procedures exam … another step to gaining her dental nursing qualification.

 July 2018 - We would like to give a warm welcome to our newest member of the team Natalie. Natalie is joining us as a trainee dental nurse.

For anyone wondering where Craig has been for a few weeks…hin and his wife Jen welcomed the arrival of a baby boy, Sebastian. He may seem a little sleepy but we promise you he will be careful with your teeth

June 2018 - What a summer! The air con has been on full this month. Lovely to hear all the holiday stories from you guys and glad you're enjoying the weather. Pop in and say hello if you're near by and pick up your free samples.

May 2018 - We would like to give a warm welcome to our newest member of the team Alice. Alice is joining us as a trainee dental nurse and it settling into her new role wonderfully.

April 2018 - We have joined the world of instagram. Please follow us on Instagram @buxtondental to keep up to date with practice new, exclusive offers and fun facts. The first 100 people to follow us will be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win a tooth whitening treatment worth £249!

Feb 2018 - We are currently looking for a caring and hardworking individual to join our friendly team of Dental Professionals.

Trainee or Registered applicants accepted for a Permanent Full Time Dental Nurse with Reception cover position.

If you feel you are the person for us please contact us on 01298 70183 for an application pack or email 

Jan 2018 - Curaprox popped in for a lunch and learn, curaprox brushes are a super soft  with  between 1,560 - 5,460 filaments (5-6 times more than the average toothbrush)  which offer superb cleaning power but are gentle on gums. We love them here at buxton dental practice and we hope you do too. Try them for only £3 a toothbrush or limited edition twin pack brushes only £5.

Dec 2017 -Following Craig joining us last month he's happy to announce he's purchased the practice and has taken on the role of practice owner. He's got exciting plans for updating and modernizing the surgery so watch this space in the coming months! 

The practice has recently undergone a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in which the practice was inspected and analysed for its standards and quality of care. We are pleased to say that the practice passed the inspection with flying colours! We like to keep the communication from patients very regular so we always provide ways patients can provide us with any feedback which is always welcomed.

Nov 2017 -We are happy to announce Dr Craig Walsh has joined us. He's settling in well to the team and is enjoying settling in. He will be working Monday - Friday at the practice.  

Michelle Smith, our Practice manager is to return following her maternity leave. Michelle has loved her time getting to know her baby girl, but is looking forward to getting back into the groove at the dental practice, we're certainly looking forward to having her skill, knowledge and support in the team back.

Joanne Bradbury our hygienist is back from maternity leave and working Monday and Tuesday mornings and Wednesday all day. Joanne has loved spending time with her baby girl but is looking forward to rejoining the team.

Oct 2017 - We will close the practice for the afternoon on Friday 20th October to welcome Dave Edwards, who will put us through our paces on dealing with Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice. Dave mixes enthusiasm, skill and knowledge for a great training session. If you need this training in your workplace, we highly recommend him,  go to

Sept 2017 - Dr Rachael Parry Leaves . We have loved working with Rachael, a great enthusiastic professional, and we wish her all the best for the future. 

June 2017 - We welcomed schulke this week for 3 hour infection control and handwashing training afternoon.

June 2017 - We would like to congratulate our acting practice manager Charlotte who has recently got married! we wish her and her new husband a lifetime of love and happiness 

May 2017- Our nurse Chelsea has just passed her final exam and is now a fully qualified dental nurse.

April 2017 - Joanne Bradbury our hygienist has now started her maternity leave so we welcome Toni Goodwin to the practice who will me covering Joanne's maternity leave.

April 2017 - Our nurse Kate Hine has left us to follow her dream of becoming a hygiene therapist we wish her all the best on the start of her course at Sheffield university

January 2017 - We would like to give a warm welcome to our newest member of the team Cathryn. Cathryn is joining us as a trainee dental nurse.

November 2016 - Congratulation to our practice manager Michelle Smith and her husband on their arrival of a baby girl!

October 2016 - Lovely news our hygienist Joanne Bradbury and her husband are expecting their first child. She plans to take her maternity leave between April and August. During this period Joanne's collegue Toni Goodwin has agreed to join us all day on a Tuesday.

October 2016- Congratulation to Kate Hine for becoming a qualified dental radiographer, she has also been accepting into Sheffield university to become a hygiene therapist.

September 2016 - Good luck to our nurse Kate Hine who took her radiography exam at the weekend. Only a few weeks to wait until she gets her results! 

September 2016 - Join in Sugar Free September! Try a whole month sugar free and feel the benefits to your teeth and general health. Pop into practice for some tasty sugar free recipes.

July 2016 - We are supporting Denplan's brush up for summer campaign. Pop into practice for free brushing charts and dental passport for children and for those with great oral hygiene or have made a huge effort to improve their oral hygiene you may be nominate by your dentist to go into our draw for the chance to win an Oral B toothbrush (or £10 cash alternative).

June 2016 - Congratulation to Evvy Harwood for becoming a qualified dental radiographer and Kate Hine for becoming a qualified oral health educator

July 2015   With a long term phone service contract coming to an end, we have taken the opportunity to stop using the 0844 phone number, and return to a local area code number. Please use 01298 70183 for all future calls

July 2015   

Evvy Harwood has just enrolled on a radiography course for DCPs to increase her knowledge and skills in this area. This qualification will allow her to take dental X-ray views as prescribed by one of the dentists. 

Finally, Dr Syed Hader has decided his journey from the Manchester area is become a little too onerous, and so he has decided to explore new work opportunities nearer his home. As a result he will be leaving us by Sept 2015. We have loved working with Syed, a great enthusiastic professional, and we wish him all the best for his future.