GENERAL-AND-PREVENTIVE-DENTISTRY

We provide a comprehensive range of services:-

  • Regular examinations and second opinions
  • Intra-oral and panoramic radiography
  • Hygienist services
  • Amalgam and gold restorations
  • Tooth coloured fillings, inlays, veneers, crowns and bridges
  • Periodontal (gum) treatment
  • Root canal treatment
  • Extractions
  • Removable partial and full dentures
  • Sports gum shields
  • Wisdom tooth removal
  • Dental implants
  • Sedation
  • Home visits

Preventive dental care is central to the way we practice. Good oral hygiene, reducing sugars in the diet  and regular professional preventive care can save a lifetime of needing to repair and replace natural teeth.

Preventive Dental Care includes:-

  • Advice on the best oral hygiene techniques and products appropriate for you as an individual
  • Professional preventative care by our dental hygenists
  • Prescription of high concentration fluoride toothpastes, mouthrinses and remineralising products
  • Minimally invasive adhesive restorations to preserve enamel and dentine
  • Screening for oral cancer and referral to smoking cessation clinics
  • Sealing the biting surfaces of permanent teeth to prevent cavities
  • Applying fluoride varnishes to strengthen enamel and reduce tooth decay
  • Splints to reduce toothwear
  • Custom fit gum shields for contact sports
  • Early treatment following dental injuries

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Our Dentists

Dr Steven Schofield

Steven Schofield has practised in Clitheroe since qualification as a dentist in 1984 and became a partner in 1986. He has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and occlusion and gained a postgraduate qualification in this subject at UCLan in 2007. Stev

Dr Ralph Pickup

Dr Pickup qualified in 1997 and worked in hospital and general practice in Newcastle before joining the practice in 2002. He became a partner in 2006. His areas of special interests are endodontics (root canal  treatment) and conscious sedation to manage

Dr Julie Taylor

Dr Taylor joined the practice in 1998. She has a wide experience in general dentistry and completed a  one year postgraduate CPD restorative dentistry course in London in 2010. She has a special interest in removable prosthodontics (dentures).

Dr Alison Whittaker

Dr Whittaker qualified in 1998 and worked in general practice in Yorkshire before joining the practice in 2007. She was awarded a postgraduate certificate in periodontology (management of gum disease) in 2009 by the University of Central Lancashire. Aliso

Dr Judith Evans

Dr Evans has a wide experience in general practice, where she has worked since her qualification in 1989. Judith enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and worked as a practitioner in Accrington for 23 years before joining the practice in 2018. She has p

Dr Rebecca Nutter

Rebecca Nutter qualified in Newcastle in 2014 and completed her postgraduate training in County Durham. She joined the practice in 2016. Rebecca provides a full range of general dental care services at the practice as well as orthodontic treatment using t