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We are a private dental practice committed to providing quality preventive dentistry to the whole family.

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Hursley Road Dental Practice adheres to the strict professional guidelines set and monitored by the General Dental Council.

Our Team of Dentists

Our dentists support each other in providing excellent quality care for all our patients.

Dentist BDS GDC no. 69766

Neil Elnaugh

Neil trained at Guys Dental Hospital and has worked in general practice since qualifying in 1993. He achieved the Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998 and joined Hursley Road full-time in 2000, being a partner in the practice between 2003 and 2022. Neil enjoys providing all aspects of general dental practice to entire families, many of whom have been seeing him for over 20 years and several generations! In his spare time Neil likes spending time with his family, walking, and can sometimes be seen enthusiastically cycling to work (when dry!)
Dentist BDS GDC no. 75397

Nick Wells

Nick studied at Kings College in Central London and qualified in 1998. After working in Wales and Thatcham he joined the practice in 2003, becoming a partner in 2007 and principal dentist in 2022. Nick likes to practise minimally invasive dentistry and is particularly keen on using this approach for cosmetic treatments. He endeavours to make appointments as relaxed and enjoyable an experience as possible. Nick is married with 2 young sons and enjoys skiing, tennis and cycling and is always keen to spoil a good walk with a round of golf whenever work and family allow.
Dentist BSc BDS GDC no. 271477

Samantha Hart

Sam qualified in 2017 from the University of Central Lancashire. After completing her foundation training year in Northumberland she moved to Gloucestershire where she worked in general practice. In her spare time Sam enjoys going to the theatre and walking her dog with her husband and daughter.
Dentist BDS (Hons) MJDF MSc GDC no. 251244

Aaron Newman

Aaron joined us in May 2022. He trained at Cardiff University Dental School, qualifying in 2014 and has since gained a master’s degree in Prosthodontics from UCLAN in 2021. Aaron has gained experience straingthening teeth and a multitude of cosmetic interventions. He has worked in General Practice in Berkshire and the North West as well as working in cosmetic private practice. Originally from Eastleigh, attending Thornden School and Peter Symonds College, Aaron has relocated back to the South coast.

92% of our patients rated their care as outstanding in our Autumn 2022 survey – “I’ve been coming for over 40 years and it only gets better” – “Bright and lovely atmosphere” – “Very polite team and clean practice” – “I’ve been here many years and will be staying” – “First class dentistry in every way!” – “Amazing staff!” – “All-round excellence in the practice” – “I feel looked after” – “Helpful in an emergency and great care” – “Fantastic service offered by everyone” – “High level of care and treatment” – 

92% of our patients rated their care as outstanding in our Autumn 2022 survey – “I’ve been coming for over 40 years and it only gets better” – “Bright and lovely atmosphere” – “Very polite team and clean practice” – “I’ve been here many years and will be staying” – “First class dentistry in every way!” – “Amazing staff!” – “All-round excellence in the practice” – “I feel looked after” – “Helpful in an emergency and great care” – “Fantastic service offered by everyone” – “High level of care and treatment” – 

92% of our patients rated their care as outstanding in our Autumn 2022 survey – “I’ve been coming for over 40 years and it only gets better” – “Bright and lovely atmosphere” – “Very polite team and clean practice” – “I’ve been here many years and will be staying” – “First class dentistry in every way!” – “Amazing staff!” – “All-round excellence in the practice” – “I feel looked after” – “Helpful in an emergency and great care” – “Fantastic service offered by everyone” – “High level of care and treatment” – 

92% of our patients rated their care as outstanding in our Autumn 2022 survey – “I’ve been coming for over 40 years and it only gets better” – “Bright and lovely atmosphere” – “Very polite team and clean practice” – “I’ve been here many years and will be staying” – “First class dentistry in every way!” – “Amazing staff!” – “All-round excellence in the practice” – “I feel looked after” – “Helpful in an emergency and great care” – “Fantastic service offered by everyone” – “High level of care and treatment” – 

92% of our patients rated their care as outstanding in our Autumn 2022 survey – “I’ve been coming for over 40 years and it only gets better” – “Bright and lovely atmosphere” – “Very polite team and clean practice” – “I’ve been here many years and will be staying” – “First class dentistry in every way!” – “Amazing staff!” – “All-round excellence in the practice” – “I feel looked after” – “Helpful in an emergency and great care” – “Fantastic service offered by everyone” – “High level of care and treatment” – 

Our Team of Hygienists

Our hygienists will give you the best possible advice in oral health, including instructions on how to maintain the health of your teeth and gums.

Hygienist DDH GDC no.5358

Justine Mitchell

Justine qualified in 1998 from the School of Dental Hygiene at Bristol Dental Hospital. She worked for 5 years in specialist periodontal practice and has since worked in private practice with a particular interest in caring for patients needing more advanced periodontal treatment.
Hygienist DDH GDC no.4430

Claire Saunders

Claire qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1993 gaining a diploma in dental hygiene. On qualification she received the award for dental health education. Claire joined Hursley Road Dental Practice in July 2010. She has extensive experience in general practice enjoying the challenge of initial treatments and dental health education. Claire enjoys tailor making cleaning routines to suit individual patients knowing that including the patient as part of the team is the key to success.
Hygienist GDC no.4077

Wendy Higson

Wendy qualified as a Dental Hygienist from The Royal London Dental Hospital in 1991. She has gained experience by working in various settings such as the Community Dental Service, the NHS and more recently in private practice. Her hobbies include sailing, walking and gardening whilst supporting her husband and two teenagers.
Hygienist GDC no.186701

Amy-Beth Grantham

Amy qualified from the Portsmouth University Dental Academy in 2014 with a BSc in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy. Before gaining her hygiene qualifications, Amy started her career as a dental nurse here at the Hursley Road Dental Practice in 2010. After some time she wished to advance within the field by taking her studies further and was then able to return here to work as a hygienist. Amy enjoys educating and treating children as well as easing anxious patients into dental treatment.

Our Support Team

Reception Team

Our lovely receptionists are committed to providing an efficient and friendly service. If you have any queries or concerns, please give them a call and they will be happy to help you.

Decontamination Nurse

Cleanliness is of the utmost importance to our team. Our dedicated decontamination nurse is responsible for the effective cleaning and sterilisation of our dental instruments, ensuring your care is in safe, spotlessly clean hands.

Dental Nurses

Our well trained dental nurses are all registered with the General Dental Council and carry out continuing professional education. We follow the latest cross infection guidelines as your safety is paramount.

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How to find us

We are located on Hursley Road opposite Draper Tools, between Cuckoo Bushes Lane and Common Road.

There is ample parking in our private car park at the back of the practice or in nearby side roads and we have step-free access to our downstairs surgeries. Chandlers Ford train station is about a mile away and there is a bus stop right outside.

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