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We like to keep our dental patients up-to-date with our latest treatment options, oral health information as well as practice news. We will also share any updates on policy, for example, our roadmap to full dentistry services following the 2020 COVID-19 closure. You can also sign up for our newsletter to get these updates, and more, direct to your inbox.

 
Latest News Post

Launch of our Dental MOT – the ultimate check-up

Thu, 21st Dec 2023

“We’re delighted to launch our new Dental MOT. It’s ideal if you have concerns about your teeth and mouth, or you haven’t been able to visit a dentist recently. It’s…

 
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Handmade butterfly ornaments adorn a Christmas Tree, Gentle Touch dental practice

Festive Opening Dates

Mon, 18th Dec 2023

  To all of our members, As another year draws to a close, I wanted to remind you that our dental practice remains open between Christmas and New Year, with…

 
Private associate dentist role available starting early March 2024

Join Us: Private Associate (3 or 4 days)

Tue, 12th Dec 2023

We are currently looking for a Private Associate to join our team of excellent dentists. This position is for 3 or 4 days a week with a start date of…

 
Man with implant-fixed teeth also known as dental implants. An alternative to dentures

An alternative to dentures: implant-fixed teeth

Tue, 31st Oct 2023

Losing most or all of your teeth can be an overwhelming and difficult experience. Many denture patients tell us they find it hard to eat, they can’t taste food, their…

 
recruiting now for dental hygienist

Join us: Dental Hygienist role available

Thu, 31st Aug 2023

We are growing our practice at the Gentle Touch, and we also have some maternity leave to cover. We are looking for a dental hygienist 2-3 days a week maternity…

 
Receptionist making an appointment with a dental patient

Join us: Dental Receptionist role, full-time or part-time

Thu, 3rd Aug 2023

UPDATE: THIS ROLE HAS NOW BEEN FILLED. We are excited to be hiring an additional receptionist to join our friendly team in Kelso. Full-time and part-time hours will be considered…

 
New patient list open to friends & family

Member newsletter: new patients open for friends & family

Mon, 28th Nov 2022

Dear members of the Gentle Touch. Do you know that we send out email newsletters to our patients? The most recent newsletter provides an update, especially for members, that our…

 
Gentle Aesthetics open evening

Gentle Aesthetics Open Evening: Wed 16th & Thu 17th November

Tue, 1st Nov 2022

Join us for an evening of anti-wrinkle & lip enhancing treatments carried by our medically trained providers, Ciara Sutherland & Abbie Frankland. Due to demand, we have just released a…

 

Join us: Dentist and Dental Therapist or Hygienist roles

Tue, 28th Jun 2022

As we grow our practice at the Gentle Touch, we are excited to be hiring two brand new roles. We are looking for one dentist and one dental therapist or…

 
Invisalign open day 2nd April 2022

Our Invisalign Open Day – 2nd April 2022

Thu, 10th Mar 2022

We are holding an Invisalign Open Day on 2nd April 2022. If you've ever considered teeth straightening treatment, this is the ideal way to find out if Invisalign might be the right treatment for you. We'll give you an instant preview of the smile you could have, using an innovative 3D scanner and clever tech. Special offers available if you go ahead!

 
 
What our patients have to say about us...

In the olden days it was a scale and polish, now it’s Airflow..... It’s just like power washing your teeth with warm water and air. It’s completely painless!!! I believe it has given me cleaner teeth without the little niggles the cold water can give during the scaling process.

AK

I am a huge fan of the Airflow hygiene treatment at the Gentle Touch. The dental therapists are always amazing - gentle but incredibly effective, leaving me with beautifully clean teeth.

I also recently had repairs made to a chipped tooth as well as a filling - both by dentist Amber Aplin. It was quite a long procedure but I honestly could have fallen asleep as I felt so relaxed in the chair! And the result is excellent. Thank you to all the team at the Gentle Touch.

RK

Hi Folks. Just home from a visit to The Gentle Touch. What a wonderful team.I am always a bit nervous about getting teeth descaling. But I should say no worries at all - the service I received was great . I can truly say this was the Gentle Touch's team at its very best. Well done Amber and colleagues on providing a first-class service.

TB

Made an appointment at The Gentle Touch to have an airflow treatment to clean my teeth before my wedding. I was nervous beforehand but the staff were very welcoming, friendly and professional and talked me through each step. Not only that, the hygienist even picked up on a possible small hole in one of my teeth that my regular NHS dentist has not noticed during my check ups. Highly recommended, the level of care is brilliant.

C

Wow what excellent service. I am used to an NHS dentist where getting an emergency appointment involves a wait of up to 8 weeks or requires daily calls in the hope of picking up on a cancellation. I called Gentle Touch at 8:30 am, I was the Dentist chair by 10:00 the same day and had finished my treatment by 10:30. What a contrast. Thank you so much Gentle touch.

JB

I had a procedure with Ciara and she was absolutely fantastic. I wasn’t sure what to expect but she talked me through everything in great detail and I was given the opportunity to ask any questions. I felt completely at ease and would recommend her to anyone.

VF

This was my first visit to The Gentle Touch. I was made to feel so at ease and safe that I have absolutely no hesitation in highly recommending the Practice. I never thought I’d actually look forward to going to the Dentist but the experience was so positive and unlike any surgery I’ve ever been to before. I’m more than happy to return.

SR

Ciara Sutherland is, quite simply, a top-class dentist. She combines true expertise with a 'gentle touch' and a comforting, reassuring manner. I cannot commend her highly enough!!

TC
 
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