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St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

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55 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BSUK

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Opening hours

Monday09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 14:00
Prices from £8 - Enquire for a fast quote ★ Very Good ServiceScore™ 7.9 from 33 votes ★ 4 verified patient reviews. Visit our Dentist - 55 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BS, UK.

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants (Single tooth) £2600 - £14200
Single tooth (Three teeth) from £5110
Dental Implants (Full jaw) from £15800
Teeth Whitening
Crowns from £546
Simple extractions from £77
Teeth Cleaning
Root canals £216 - £304
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About St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Family dentistry is the specialty offered by this dental clinic located at Canterbury in Kent. The clinic has served the needs of patients and their families for over 40 years. The team is committed to continuously training to stay abreast with the latest dental technology and techniques. Preventive dentistry and the long term dental and oral health of patients is the primary concern of the team. Services provided by the clinic are examinations and hygienist services, children’s dentistry, general dental care, fitting gum shields and fitting dentures or surgically placing implants to replace missing teeth.

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Patient reviews

5.0 from 4 verified reviews
Clive, UK
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Thank you for your care, and consideration

5 50 Extractions

After being referred to the practice, for a tooth extraction on 08/08/2023, I underwent this extraction which was obviously more difficult than expected. However, after 5 days my extraction appeared to have healed well. Thank you for your care, and consideration.

Roy Van Sanden, UK
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My treatment was well explained and pain-free

5 50 Dentist Consultation

Felt compelled to review! What a practice!

If you are fortunate enough to register, the experience is second to none.
I have the normal phobia's visiting the dentist. The treatment I have received when in either the dentist's or the hygienist chair is faultless.

In the dentist's chair, I found myself staring at the tasteful digital photos scrolling, as well as watching a turtle dove feeding off a bird table in the tranquil gardens, all this, while Ian (Ian Small) was probably busy hacking into a live nerve. My treatment was well explained and pain-free! as well as the post-treatment, which included visual evidence i.e. x-rays to provide for a well-informed process. Further treatment with the hygienist Sam (Sam Davidson), was calming and again, so informative. What a rewarding experience! as my teeth looked like they just stepped out of a salon (the Air polish treatment - wow!).

The dental assistants for both my treatments were super-efficient and would put an F1 pit team to shame.

I would also give a shouting out to the administrative team, who have always been courteous and welcoming with callbacks, bookings etc. maintaining the lofty standards of service delivery.


Treated by: Dr Ian Small
Johnathon, UK
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He exhibited total competence and with an ease that was breathtaking throughout

Root Canals, Dental Bridges, Dental Implants

After years of neglect, there was a lot of work required on my teeth. A full and informative consultation with Dr Bhatti made it easy to select the best course of treatment. From root canal work through to bridges and implants, Dr Bhatti undertook a gamut of dental procedures in which he exhibited total competence and with an ease that was breathtaking throughout. To have such extensive work and not really know it absolutely confounded me, If I'm honest.

I cannot rate Dr Bhatti too highly; an absolute professional and a bit of an artist too!

An excellent practice all around. From the receptionists and dental assistants to the hygienists, I can and do recommend it.

Treated by: Dr Surinder Bhatti
Sufiam, UK
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After completing the treatment, the feeling is of satisfaction and contentment

5 50 Dentist Consultation

I have been a regular patient at St. Dunstan's for more than 7 years. Twice yearly, I travel from Surrey to St Dunstan's and Canterbury. I have been treated by a gentle and a very competent Dental Surgeon Aisha AL-Shawaf.

Throughout all this time, treatment has been superb which makes it worthwhile to travel from Surrey.

True in every dental treatment, one feels psychologically and physically uncomfortable, after completing the treatment, the feeling is of satisfaction and contentment.

When I enter, reception friendly, polite and engaging. Throughout the clinic, it is clean spotless clean. Always found a place to park within short walking distance.

Treated by: Dr Aisha Al Shawaf
Karen, UK
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No pain, no fear and fabulous results

5 50 Teeth Whitening, Fillings, Veneers

An amazing adventure into modern dentistry!
I have recently completed a series of treatments at St Dunstans Dental Practice.
After a thorough and informative consultation with my new dentist Dr. Bhatti, I decided on a series of treatments to improve my much maligned teeth, and so began my journey into modern dentistry.
Over four separate appointments I had professional teeth whitening, three standard fillings, a built up tooth to fill an annoying gap, and composite veneers on my four front teeth, and throughout each appointment I didn't feel a thing!
At all times I was treated with complete professionalism. Dr Bhatti gave excellent advice and a choice of options with absolutely no pressure. He was charming and patient and dealt with my endless queries with full explanations of each treatment.
I never thought I would actually look forward to going to the dentist, but this was an amazing experience with no pain, no fear and fabulous results.
I would thoroughly recommend this Dental Practice to anyone needing regular, specialist or cosmetic dental surgery.

I have been with this dental practice for many years and have always had great confidence in them and their excellent reputation in the dental world.
However I am a believer in "leave well alone" and consequently haven't been for a few years.
The interior hasn't changed, nor the professional and friendly service, but the range of modern dentistry on offer is amazing, with a team of highly trained dentists specialising in a range of new and exciting treatments.
If only all dentists were this good!

Treated by: Dr Surinder Bhatti
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  • GDC - General Dental Council (UK) 
  • SAAD - Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (International) 
  • RCSEng - Royal College of Surgeons of England (Northern Ireland) 
  • BDA - British Dental Association (Northern Ireland) 


Parking - There is convenient parking in the surrounding streets with meters for up to 2 hours. 4 hour free parking bays are available beyond the Lenley’s store in Roper Road.Accessible to disabled peoplePublic transport accessWheelchair accessible toiletDisabled parkingPatient bathroom

Clinic services

Emergency serviceOpen weekends - Alternate Saturdays 9am-2pm

Travel services

Local travel





Adult Braces


Child Braces

£1500 - £4500

Clear braces (Invisalign)


Orthodontic Retainer


Removable Braces




Dental Checkup

from £42

New patient consultation

£42 plus x-rays (not exceeding £60)

from £39

Preventive examination

from £546


Dental Implants
£2600 - £14200

Dental Implants (Single tooth)

from £5110

Single tooth (Three teeth)

from £15800

Dental Implants (Full jaw)

from £8

Dental X-Ray

from £67

DPT scan x-ray



from £544

Full Dentures



from £77

Simple extractions

Simple extractions



from £77

Amalgam (metal) filling

Root Filling
from £222

Root Filling (Front tooth)

from £339

Root Filling (Back tooth)

from £77

Composite (white) filling


Gingivitis Treatment

from £49

Hygienist appointment

20 minute session




Oral Surgery


Periodontitis Treatment


Prosthetic Dentistry

£216 - £304

Root canals

Front tooth from £216

Back tooth from £330


Teeth Cleaning


Teeth Whitening

Home Whitening Kits
£236 - £335

Home tooth whitening

from £397

In surgery one hour whitening (includes home kit)

from £397

Laser Teeth Whitening

Includes home kit

St. Dunstan's Dental Practice - Dr Ian Small

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Dr Ian Small - Oral Surgeon at St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Dr Ian Small

Job Title:
  Oral Surgeon

Ian graduated with honours and distinction in Prosthetic Dentistry from Kings College, London in 1987. Following hospital posts in Restorative Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Ian moved to Kent, joining the practice in 1994 and becoming part owner in 1998. Having completed a Masters degree which was awarded with distinction and the Membership in Restorative Dentistry examination, he was accepted onto the Specialist List in 1998. He held a post as a part time lecturer teaching undergraduates at Guys Dental School for six years.

His main interest is in the restoration of complicated problems involving worn dentition and missing teeth and has been working with dental implants since 1993. These have become a routine part of the care for many of the patients treated at the practice and many implant patients are treated jointly with Peter Strand, an implant surgeon and periodontal specialist based in Ashford.

Dr Surinder Bhatti - Oral Surgeon at St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Dr Surinder Bhatti

Job Title:
  Oral Surgeon
BDS 1999, MFDS RCS (Eng), MFGDP (UK), MGDS RCS (Eng)

Surinder joined St Dunstan’s in 2010 to become the joint owner of the practice in 2011. Prior to this Surinder worked for over 10 years in a highly regarded General Dental Practice and Implant centre in London.

Surinder was born and raised in Kent and during his childhood years knew he wished to pursue a career in health care, dentistry being the natural choice for him

He graduated from Guy’s Dental Hospital London in 1999, enjoying a very successful time, being awarded numerous prizes and graduating with honours. His undergraduate performance was considered to be highly distinguished and culminated in him being nominated to represent Guy’s Dental School for the prestigious University of London Bachelor of Dentistry Gold medal examination.

After graduation, Surinder took up hospital posts in oral surgery and restorative dentistry and the following year he went on to complete his vocational training. He gained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2001 and his Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners UK in 2003. In 2007 he achieved the MGDS RCS (Eng) the equivalent of a Master’s degree in General Dental Surgery. Since 2005 Surinder has been a tutor and lecturer to post graduate dentists at the Central London PGE study group at University College London. He is an appointed examiner for both The Royal College of Surgeons of England, The Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) and The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses. Surinder is also a member of the Society for Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD).

Surinder’s special areas of interest are in restoring complex dental problems, cosmetic dentistry, clear braces (Invisalign, Clearstep) and treating phobic (nervous) patients using conscious sedation.
He has been placing and restoring dental implants since 2003 working jointly with one of London’s leading implantologists. Surinder is currently studying towards the Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Faculty which is recognised by the General Dental Council as a qualification based on gold standards in Implant training.

Dr Aisha Al Shawaf - Oral Surgeon at St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Dr Aisha Al Shawaf

Job Title:
  Oral Surgeon
  Oral Surgery
  English, French

Aisha graduated in Iraq in 1986 and has worked in the UK since 1989. She spent 11 years working in hospital oral surgery services, gaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was accepted onto the Specialist list for Oral Surgery. She worked for three years in general practice near Edinburgh before joining us here in Canterbury in September 2000 as an associate dentist. Aisha continued with her studies becoming a Member of the Faculty.

Dr Steven Williams - Oral Surgeon at St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Dr Steven Williams

Job Title:
  Oral Surgeon
BDS 1998, MFDS RCPS, M Clin Dent, MRDRCS

Steve graduated from Guy’s dental hospital in 1998 then worked in a number of training posts in Oral Surgery, restorative dentistry, orthodontics and general dental practice before following his particular interest in endodontics. His four year specialist training took place at Guy’s Hospital, London under the guidance of Professor Pitt Ford, during which he gained a Masters in clinical dentistry with distinction and the Membership in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons.

With his experience and training, Steve is registered as a specialist in Endodontics with the General Dental council and now spends his time in practice limited to endodontics and also teaches at King’s Dental Institute to help train future specialists.

Ms June Pout - Dental Auxiliary at St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Ms June Pout

Job Title:
  Dental Auxiliary
Dental Hygienist June trained with the WRENS and qualified as a dental hygienist in 1972. After leaving the services she was very privileged to work with Kevin Lewis at one of the UK’s leading preventive practices in Peterborough. This practice was very influential in pioneering the then new concept of "Preventive Dentistry”. June eventually headed the team of hygienists and dental health educators. June moved to Kent to realize her dream of “living by the sea” and joined our team in 1988. June’s experience includes working with Peter Strand, the Specialist Periodontist and Implant Surgeon in Ashford. Her leisure time is spent walking, reading and gardening and enjoying the seaside life.
Ms Christina Campbell - Dental Auxiliary at St. Dunstan's Dental Practice

Ms Christina Campbell

Job Title:
  Dental Auxiliary
Dental Hygienist During the final year of a multi-lingual business course in Edinburgh, Christina had so many appointments at the Dental Hospital that she eventually ended up enrolling as a student. She qualified as an hygienist in 1974 and worked for many years with specialist periodontists in and around London’s Harley Street before seeking the fresher air of Kent and joining us here in Canterbury in 2001. She is particularly interested in looking after patients who are a bit nervous and her good humour and “lightness of touch” are well appreciated. During her free time you will find her battling with her garden, doing DIY or walking her dogs on the Crundale Downs.
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55 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BSUK