01620 824033

Frequently Asked Questions

How to find Sidegate Dental Practice

We are in Sidegate, the street situated off the east end of the High Street, on the way to St Mary’s /Maitlandfield Hotel. We are 50 metres up on the right hand site of the street.

Parking can be limited with spaces sometimes available on Church Street, just off Sidegate or restricted 90 minute spaces occasionally on High Street or Market Street.


We are located on ground level which is easily accessible for wheelchair users.


New patients are welcome at Sidegate Dental Practice. We currently have spaces for adult patients on a Private basis.

If you have a current NHS exemption, you can register as an NHS patient. All children are seen on the NHS until the age of 18 (19 if in full time education).

Simply call into the practice or telephone 01620824033

Cancellation Policy

We require 8 working hours notice for cancelling appointments. All broken or late cancelled appointments will incur a charge.

Emergency Dental Appointments

If you are in pain, please call us on 01620824033 and we will do our best to see you for an emergency assessment on the same day. Patients with other dental problems will also be seen as soon as possible.

Out Of Hours Dental Emergencies

Patients should call the NHS Emergency Dental Service on 111. This service is provided by Chalmers Street Dental Hospital.

This service is available from 6pm Monday to Thursday and from 6pm Friday until 8am Monday.


We accept cash, cheques and all major debit and credit cards. For NHS & Private patients, we ask for payment at each visit. Alternatively you can join Denplan which is a private monthly payment scheme which covers all your treatment with the exception of laboratory bills.

Nervous Patients

If you are anxious or worried about any aspect of your dental treatment, please don’t be embarrassed – let us know. We are friendly and understanding. We will do our best to help you feel comfortable and relaxed so you can get through your appointment and enjoy a healthy, confident smile. We can also arrange for you to see a hypnotherapist to help you relax during your treatment