Purley dental practice expands to welcome new patients

Foxley Lane dental practice Elegant Smiles has expanded its team to offer more availability and a wider range of services. It claims to be the only dental practice in Croydon without a waiting list.

Open wide: a Purley dental practice has its lists open to new patients

And in response to a national shortage of dental appointments, Elegant Smiles is opening its lists to new clients.

According to a recent report from the NHS, more than half of the nation’s adult population, 55.5 per cent, are without an NHS dentist. And more than 2million adults in England are unable to get a dentist’s appointment, according to BBC research. They include an estimated 1.45million who have tried and failed to get an NHS appointment in two years, with the rest on waiting lists.

“As we’re growing our team we currently have no waiting list for appointments,” said Alex Mogg, the operations manager for the Bracelands group which runs Elegant Smiles.

“That’s unheard of locally, but it won’t last. We’re encouraging people to get in touch to make their first appointment as soon as possible.”

The Bracelands group has reported an increase in enquiries for orthodontic treatments with patients taking advantage of interest-free payment plans.

Elegant Smiles is part of the Bracelands group of practices in south London, including in South Croydon and at Purley.

The group offers dental, orthodontic and facial rejuvenation services across the area and has been making smiles for more than 50 years. For an initial consultation or to complete an online virtual consultation via our website, click here.

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