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Our dental clinic is open and you can read our COVID-safe procedures here.

We have unfortunately had to temporarily stop our beauty treatments in line with Government regulations. All existing appointments will be rescheduled.


General dental treatments

We’ll monitor and maintain your oral health with regular dental check-ups and hygiene at Thorpe Lea Dental.

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Taking care of your oral health

At Thorpe Lea Dental, we believe that prevention and early treatment is the key to keeping your family’s oral health in tip-top shape for a lifetime.

Regular dental check-ups allow us to keep track of your oral health, pick up any damage or decay before it needs more extensive treatment, and reinforce good oral hygiene habits during visits.

Your dental check-up includes

  • Assessment of teeth and gum health

  • Digital X-rays or photos where required

  • Screening for mouth cancer or disease

  • Oral hygiene recommendations

  • Personalised treatment plan 

Proudly 5-star rated

At Thorpe Lea Dental, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality dental care, excellent results, and an exceptional patient experience. But don't just take our word for it; see our Google reviews.

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All my needs understood and everything explained clearly.

Adnan Ali

Have moved from another dentist and am very happy with Thorpe Lea.

Amanda Macmillan-Hogarth

Well done to Colin and the team for the services they provide.

Andrew D Williams

Amazing dentist, both Colin and James are excellent. I have always had nothing but the best advice and treatment. The cleanliness at Thorpe Lea is exceptional and I have always felt safe with the knowledge that the surgery is spotless.


Would recommend Thorpe Lea dentistry to anyone. My wife and I are so pleased with Colin and his team, so friendly and professional. We would not consider going anywhere else.

Anthony Ambridge

I am very nervous and very anxious when it comes to visiting the dentist but James completely understands...I would recommend this dental practice without a doubt.

C Friday

The practice is very streamline with all the latest equipment. The dentist is very talented and efficient and the other staff are very pleasant and friendly.

Carol Eckersley

The environment is super clean and very modern.

Claire Percy

Environment feels safe with sensible Covid precautions.

Colin Keene

Colin and the team at Thorpe Lea Dental transformed my smile!

David Spendloff

I'm a huge wimp but Thorpe Lea’s dentist dentist have helped me immensely. They always make me feel relaxed and at ease and understand that I'm anxious and me with respect and dignity.

E Crewe

Every aspect of my extensive dental treatment has been professional!

Elaine Butt

Everyone has made me feel continuously comfortable and made me no longer anxious

Elise McAuley

Can not recommend Colin and the team highly enough.

Emily Collins

I have never received such high quality, professional care.

Emma Ryder

Colin never fails to reassure me!

Gemma Pointon

Wish I could award more stars, or nominate Colin for his fantastic customer service! Highly recommended.

Ian Warn

Just a thank you to James for his patience and respectful listening...a very positive start for a very nervous patient.

J Gort

The best dentist I have encountered.

Jay Johnson

Excellent and reassuring service by James & his team.

Jaz Mavi

Colin’s calm and reassuring demeanour immediately put me at ease.

Kiran Saini

He explains everything to me and checks at every stage of the dental surgery that I 'm ok. I feel relaxed with him and I know that it’s worth every penny.

L Devaney

Colin Houston and his team are friendly, helpful and efficient.

L Milligan

Amazing dentist practise. Been there for 6 years with my children and would never change. My dentist James is so lovely! Never had a bad thing to say about this place, the staff and the work carried out.

Laura Woodward

Every aspect of Dentistry is so very well delivered at Thorpe Lea Practise .

Leo Taylor

Always very professional, efficient and friendly.

Lesley Oddy

The staff were amazing and my teeth look brilliant.

Lucas Wake

Colin and his team have turned my view of dentist around, I no longer fear treatment and the reconstruction work he has done has given me a new confidence.

M Hall

I would recommend this Dental Practice without a doubt.

Maureen Hills

Since becoming a patient at Thorpe lea dental for over 10 years my experiences have been nothing more then warm friendly, reassuring and PAIN FREE!

Miss Barr

1st Class service as usual. on time, charming and very efficient checking all teeth before a small painless filling with no after effects. One now has a smile on one's face!!

Nicholas Wase-Rogers

The Staff are fantastic, on first name terms, welcoming and sympathetic to my phobia. They put up with my nervous composure the minute I enter the waiting room.

P Lelliot

I recommend them because they are the best and keep improving!

Paul Fogg

Thank you so much for my new smile!

Raghbir Singh

Would recommend as a great dentist for a family.

Rhys Hayward

Always made to feel comfortable and welcome!

Rob Foster

I can not recommend this practice enough for its customer service.

Rory Robinson

The practice hygienist is considerate and thorough plus the nursing staff are competent and professional.

S Brennan

I’m a new patient here and a total nervous wreck!...I was put completely at ease... right from meeting the receptionist to my appointment with James.

S Harvey

The service received was to an outstanding level and I felt time was taken to ensure I was comfortable and informed at all times.

S Shergill

I have been visiting Colin and the team for a few years now and can honestly say they are brilliant. The whole team are lovely at the practice. Nothing felt rushed and my teeth feel great afterwards! Highly recommended

Saleha Mughal

I highly recommend this dental practice. All the staff were very friendly and attentive and have been since my first interaction with them over the phone. Extremely thorough examination and an honest feedback of the work to be done.

Sam Karbani

Very professional and friendly.

Sarah Froberg

The way that all the staff treat you with sensitivity and care.

Selwyn Boothe

The best dental surgery I have been to. Spotlessly clean, very professional and my dentist James puts me at ease whenever I visit. Air purifying machines in every room and follow strict Covid protocols. If you are lucky enough to sign on with them they will look after you.

Stuart Christie

James the dentist was super friendly.

Tanya Peters

I can now smile with confidence.

Teri Sampy

Make you feel relaxed!

michael stone

I would definitely recommend Thorpe Lea dental practice.

vivian williams
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Your dental

You can expect a check-up at Thorpe Lea Dental to take around an hour, depending on what you need.

  • Meet and greet
    When you arrive, you’ll be taken into your treatment room and introduced to your dental nurse. The dentist will have already reviewed your patient forms or previous notes and will have a chat with you about any changes in your oral health, and the reason for your visit.

  • Teeth and gum assessment
    Your dentist will perform a thorough assessment of your teeth looking for signs of any decay and existing restorations, and a basic gum check to gauge if you need a more in-depth periodontal exam. We’ll also take a full oral digital scan and photos if necessary.‍

  • X-Rays or screening
    We’ll perform an oral cancer screening at your dental check-ups as a precaution, but there’s usually nothing to worry about. We’re looking for anything unusual such as swelling, irritation that doesn’t go away naturally, or abnormal lumps and bumps.‍

  • Advice and treatment plan
    Sometimes a check-up with reveal some dental issues that might need to be addressed. If you need any further treatment your dentist will put together a treatment plan including cost estimates and timeframe. Otherwise, you’re all set until your next routine check-up!

Clean teeth
and gums

We prefer to prevent problems from occurring rather than simply fixing things when they go wrong, so we recommend regular dental hygiene treatments to keep your teeth and gums clean, reduce the build-up of plaque and bacteria and prevent tooth decay.


Sometimes at a dental check-up we’ll discover decay or a cavity that needs to be treated with a small filling - a straightforward, comfortable procedure using a local anaesthetic.

Your dentist will go through your options before the treatment, as well as your filling options.

White dental crowns

Are you unhappy with your discoloured, crooked or uneven teeth?

Porcelain crowns are carefully crafted to look natural and blend in with the rest of your teeth. The aesthetically superior crowns preferred by our Thorpe Lea dentists will not lead to dark metallic lines around your gums, leaving you will a beautiful smile you will feel confident in showing off.

Early dental care

Effective dental care starts early with thorough brushing techniques and oral health habits, so we encourage families to bring children in as soon as their first tooth appears and return for regular check-ups to help maintain long-term dental health.

Ready to get started?

If you’re ready to book a check-up at Thorpe Lea Dental, fill in your details and we’ll be in touch to arrange a time for your appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

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“Very professional and friendly. All staff from the front desk to the dentist are extremely welcoming and knowledgeable.  Highly recommended.”

Sarah Froberg
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Thorpe Lea Dental
Thorpe Road
TW18 3EQ

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