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Church Court Dental Practice

Church Court Dental Practice

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2 Church Court, Castle Street, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, DG1 1DEUK

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Opening hours

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:00
Friday08:30 - 12:30
Prices from £17 - Enquire for a fast quote ★ Very Good ServiceScore™ 7.3 from 41 votes ★ 1 verified patient review. Visit our Dentist - 2 Church Court, Castle Street, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, DG1 1DE, UK.

Popular Treatments

Dentist Consultation
Teeth Whitening from £97

Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns from £465
Procera Crown from £465
Lava Bridge Unit from £485
Extractions from £54
Root Canal Treatment from £155


Small Tooth-Coloured Filling from £50
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About Church Court Dental Practice

Dental Protection/Schulke UK Dental Practice of the Year 2013. Well established Private and NHS Family Dental Practice providing individual care. Owned and run by Dr Mark Colwell (GDC:62226) and his team of experienced, professional dental surgeons (including Dr Duncan Black Lead Implantologist GDC:  62847), dental therapists, hygienists and oral health educators. Winner 2014 Excellence in Customer Service at Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards 2014. Julie Irving Dental Therapist (GDC: 166967) Highly Commended in Best Young Therapist Category of Dental Hygiene & Therapy Awards 2015.

Preventive based practice, cosmetic and restorative treatments available, therapist, hygienists. Town centre location. We know the most beautiful smiles are relaxed, confident and genuine - care for your individual long-term oral health is at the heart of everything we do.  Denplan Excel Accredited. Offering full range of treatments including Dental Implants.

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Patient reviews

5.0 from 1 verified review
Sharon, UK
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5 50 Dentist Consultation • Paid: £50


Excellent customer service. Will be attending this clinic for all further dental treatment. Made something I was dreading a very comfortable and relaxing experience.

Thank you Sharon.

Mr W Mark Colwell
Mr W Mark Colwell

See what others think about the clinic's customer service:

June, UK17.01.2016
Good quick response but unfortunately they are not an orthodontist; can only refer.
Frederick, UK18.11.2013
They got in contact & dentures were ready to pick up Monday morning repaired.
Cynthia, UK13.06.2012
Contacted me in several ways. Very friendly


  • GDC - General Dental Council (UK) 
  • Denplan Excel Accreditation Programme (UK) 


Public transport accessPatient bathroomOn-site pharmacy

Clinic services

Emergency service - 24 hour emergency care and adviceText message reminders - Text message reminders for appointments etc



Air Abrasion


Clear Braces


Cosmetic Dentist Consultation

from £485

Lava Bridge Unit

Dental Checkup
from £27

Dental Checkup

from £43

Initial Consultation and Oral Health Assessment


New Patient Dental Examination

Dental Crowns
from £465

Dental Crowns

from £465

Procera Crown

Dental Sealant
from £23

Preventive Fissure Sealant

from £30

Restorative Fissure Sealant

from £18

Routine radiographs (x rays)


Dentist Consultation



from £72

Reline Denture

Full Dentures
from £374

Single Full Denture (Upper or Lower)

from £685

Full Denture (Upper and Lower)


Denturist Consultation

from £54


from £95

Surgical Extractions



from £50

Small Tooth-Coloured Filling

from £73

Large Tooth-Coloured Filling

from £38

Routine Amalgam Filling

Hygienist Session
from £40

Professional Scale & Polish

from £59

Professional Scale & Polish with Diamond Air Flow Stain Removal

from £22

Intensive Instruction in Prevention of Dental Disease

from £80

Implantology Assessment


Inlay or Onlay

from £285

Porcelain Inlay or Onlay

Mouth Guard
from £75

Sports Mouthguard/Gum Shield

from £97

Bite Raising Appliance


Periodontist Consultation


Restorative Dentist Consultation

from £155

Root Canal Treatment

from £97

Teeth Whitening



from £350

Porcelain Veneers

Medical Aesthetics


Dermal Fillers


Cheek Augmentation


Lip Augmentation

Beauty Salon Treatments


Facial Rejuvenation

Church Court Dental Practice - Mr W Mark Colwell

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Mr W Mark Colwell - Principal Dentist at Church Court Dental Practice

Mr W Mark Colwell

Job Title:
  Principal Dentist

BDS (Edinburgh) 1987 GDC:62226.  

Mark has worked at Church Court as a Dental Surgeon since 1999, he took over as Practice Principal and owner when the previous owner retired in Autumn 2009.  He has 25 years’ experience in preventive, restorative and cosmetic treatment - looking after the long-term care of people of all ages.

Mark coordinates the organisation of individual patient care across the whole team both within Church Court and in partnership with specialists and consultants across Scotland and Northern England.  He is committed to preventive practice and to the continuing professional development of his whole team.  His aim is to bring the best possible, well considered and affordable care to people here in Dumfries.  In November 2013 his practice was the inaugural winner of the prestigious Dental Protection/schulke Dental Practice of the Year Award (UK).

Mark is committed to continuing professional dental education and has continuously developed his own practice since qualifying in Edinburgh in 1987. In December 2012 Mark and his practice was awarded Denplan Excel Accreditation, this involved Mark voluntarily opening up his own clinical work and the whole Practices records to independent review.  The Denplan Excel Accreditation Programme is the only independently validated clinical governance peer assessment programme available.

Before moving to Dumfries Mark worked at practices in Doncaster, Stockton-on-Tees, and County Durham.

 Julie Irving - Dental Auxiliary at Church Court Dental Practice

Julie Irving

Job Title:
  Dental Auxiliary

Dental Therapist & Hygienist.  Combined Diploma in Dental Therapy and Hygiene, Liverpool 2009 GDC: 166967.  

Julie is one of only a few but increasing number of dental therapists working in the profession.  Her work makes a huge contribution to the practice and enables us to give more time to each patient, to focus our skills on each element of their dental care whilst being able to carry out whole courses of treatment without long waiting times. Julie was announced as one of only five therapists shortlisted for Best Dental Therapist (under 30) in the Dental Hygiene & Therapy Awards 2015, and was the only one to be 'Highly Commended' within the category at the ceremony in in London on 6th February 2015.

Julie completed her Combined Diploma with distinction and has worked at the Practice since February 2010.  She has been through a rigorous and supportive training programme within the practice's learning culture.  Julie works with Mark providing many components of the care in the dental surgeon’s prescription. - including fillings, radiography, hygienist care, pulp therapy and extraction of deciduous teeth.

Since 1st May 2013 new guidelines have been agreed which allow dental therapists and hygienists to carry out the full scope of their registered role without necessarily needing the prescription of a dentist.  As Julie and the rest of our preventive team have worked within our culture of good communication, monitoring and patient-centred care there is already a strong ethic of putting patient needs first and strong working relationships within the whole team. 

Lorraine Gibb - Dental Auxiliary at Church Court Dental Practice

Mrs Lorraine Gibb

Job Title:
  Dental Auxiliary

Dental Hygienist.  DipDent Hygiene 1991 (Glasgow) GDC: 4194. Lorraine has worked at the practice since 2000 and is committed to supporting the work of the dentists and caring for our patients whole oral health as part of our preventive team.

Adele Welsh - Practice Manager at Church Court Dental Practice

Adele Welsh

Job Title:
  Practice Manager

Adele has been a part of Church Court since 1995, working her way up from dental nurse to Practice Manager and provides vital administrative, management and customer service roles.  She has a deep understanding of the importance of providing continual individual care to our patients and is a huge support to the staff team and our patients.

Miss Victoria McQueen - Dental Nurse at Church Court Dental Practice

Miss Victoria McQueen

Job Title:
  Dental Nurse

GDC: 209422
Registered Dental Nurse with Certificate in Radiography

Victoria joined Church Court in August 2011 having previously worked as a dental nurse in Carlisle and at Dumfries Dental Centre.  She makes a valuable contribution to our support team and is developing her skills with a great attention to detail and an enthusiasm for her work.  Victoria passed the Certificate in Radiography for Nurses in February 2014, providing an invaluable additional service in taking x rays for patients and increasing the scope of the whole team. Victoria also holds certificates in Clinical Photography and Impression-Taking.  She is about to embark on an Extended Duties Dental Nurse Course which will begin in November 2016.

After returning from maternity leave in August 2015, Victoria now works part-time at Church Court.

Stacey McKie - Dental Nurse at Church Court Dental Practice

Mrs Stacey McKie

Job Title:
  Dental Nurse

GDC 279490

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2018

Stacey has been an invaluable part of the team at Church Court since 2008 and her excellent customer service skills, together with an understanding of the clinical philosophy at the Practice are a key part of organising care for our patients.

Stacey began her training as a dental nurse before having her first child and came back to work with us as a receptionist and administrator for a number of years before completing her studies and qualifying in 2018.

Mrs Clare Willcocks

Ms Rebeccah House

Job Title:
  Dental Nurse


 joined Church Court Dental Practice in September 2018 having previously worked in catering. 

She trained in our supportive environment at Church Court Dental Practice as part of her studies for an SVQ in Dental Nursing qualification which she passed in 2020. Rebecca is now qualified and awaiting her GDC registration number.

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2 Church Court, Castle Street, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, DG1 1DEUK