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About Us

About Windmill Dental Practice Windmill Dental Practice is situated in Southwick, on the Old Shoreham Road, West Sussex , with convenient access to local bus services and free street parking nearby.

Christmas Opening Times

The Windmill Dental Practice will be open as usual until Wednesday the 23rd of December. Christmas opening times: Thursday 24th December - 9.00am - 1.00pm Emergencies only Christmas day – Closed Monday 28th December – Closed Tuesday 29t...

Contact us

Contact us The Windmill Dental Practice is located at 202 Old Shoreham Road in Southwick, near Brighton & Hove. We cover the whole of the Brighton and Hove area. You can contact us with enquiries or to make an appointment on 01273 592155. Alternatively ...

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry What is cosmetic dentistry? Dentistry is no longer just a case of putting in fillings and taking out teeth; nowadays many people are looking for 'cosmetic dentistry' to improve the appearance of their teeth. Cosmetic dentistry...

Tooth whitening

Tooth whitening Reasons for whitening your teeth Our teeth can become naturally discoloured as we get older. They can also be stained by strong food and drinks, and particularly by cigarette smoke. Tartar build-up can also discolour your teeth. ...

Dental implants

Dental implants Reasons for using dental implants A dental implant is a titanium post, attached to the bone in place of the root, used to support fixed bridges, crowns, and dentures. Supporting false or crowned teeth in this manner means that the...

Smile design

Smile design Achieve a bright white smile Smile Design involves a variety of techniques and philosophies which are constantly advancing, allowing us to help more and more of our patients achieve a brighter, whiter smile. We work with...

Veneers

Veneers Reasons for applying a veneer to a tooth A veneer is a thin layer of porcelain or composite material which is fitted over the front surface of a tooth. This is done to improve the appearance of a tooth that is stained, discoloured or chipped....

Denplan

Dental maintenance plans Caring for your teeth through Denplan Denplan payment plans let you make fixed regular monthly payments to cover the costs of your dental treatment. This helps you to budget for your regular monthly care and ensure that...

Dentistry for children

Dentistry for children Looking after your children's teeth Children should be seen by a dentist on a regular basis, to monitor their teeth as they grow. At Windmill Dental Practice we try to encourage children to become involved in the way they...

Keeping teeth healthy

Keeping children's teeth healthy Looking after your child's teeth Good dental care habits started early are the key to keeping your child's teeth healthy for the rest of their life. Encourage your child to take good care of his or her teeth from...

How teeth develop

How teeth develop The development of your child's teeth A child's teeth begin to develop before they are born. Normally the first teeth do not appear above the gumline for about six months to a year after birth, although some children are born with...

Your child and the dentist

Taking your child to the dentist Going to the dentist is something you should do regularly throughout your life - and getting into the habit early is the best way to start.

Mouthguards for children

Mouthguards for sport - children Reasons your child should wear a mouthguard A mouthguard is a rubber plate which is moulded to fit precisely over your child's teeth and gums. It helps to cushion their mouth and protect it from damage. It is important...

General dentistry

General dentistry Dentistry today is rapidy evolving, with the development of some very exciting technologies which help us more and more to meet the wishes of our patients. From new ways with fillings and diagnostics right through to the very...

Dental Implants

Dental implants Reasons for using dental implants A dental implant is a titanium post, attached to the bone in place of the root, used to support fixed bridges, crowns, and dentures. Supporting false or crowned teeth in this manner means that the...

Mouthguards for sport

Mouthguards for sport Reasons for wearing a mouthguard A mouthguard is a rubber plate which is moulded to fit precisely over your teeth and gums. It helps to cushion your mouth and protect it from damage. It is important to wear a mouthguard when...

Dentures and prosthetics

Dentures and prosthetics Dentures, prosthetics and false teeth In certain situations, a denture or removable plate is by far the best option in terms of flexibility, ease of construction, cost, and minimising damage to other teeth.

Root canal treatment

Root Canal Treatment Reasons for giving root canal treatment Root canal treatment is necessary when the nerve or blood supply through the root of a tooth (known as the pulp) becomes infected. Infection is normally caused by decay or by an injury...

Crowns

Crowns Reasons for fitting a crown A crown, sometimes known as a cap, is used to artificially restore the strength and natural shape of a tooth. They are most often used to restore broken teeth, or teeth that have been weakened by decay or a large...

Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges Reasons for fitting dental bridges Bridges are used to replace missing teeth. Although partial dentures can be used, if only one or two teeth are missing, and your remaining teeth are strong and have good bone support, your dentist will...

Wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth Reasons for extracting wisdom teeth Wisdom teeth are third molars, which usually appear at the back of the mouth between the ages of 16 and 24, although they can appear earlier or later than this. Occasionally, wisdom teeth can become...

Tooth extraction

Tooth extraction Tooth extractions are generally carried out as a last resort. Decay and gum disease are the two most common reasons for extracting teeth. Teeth may also need to be removed because of trauma caused by an accident, for orthodontic  reasons. ...

Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment and braces Reasons for orthodontic treatment Orthodontic treatment is used to straighten or move teeth, either to improve the appearance of your smile or to correct the way your teeth bite together. An incorrect bite can lead...

Fillings

Fillings Reasons for giving fillings Tooth decay eats away at the structure of a tooth, causing holes known as cavities. Your dentist can remove the decay, but if the cavity is left, bacteria can enter the whole and cause further decay. A hole in...

Dental acupuncture

Dental acupuncture Acupuncture for pain relief Acupuncture can be used on occasions to achieve a relaxing effect, particularly on patients who are very nervous.

Jaw Problems

Jaw problems Maloclussion and the Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ) Do you suffer from unexplained pain in the ears, face, head, neck, shoulders or back? Do you sometimes have dizzy spells without knowing why? Believe it or not, these symptoms could...

Air abrasion

Air abrasion A quicker and gentler alternative to drilling If you aren't a fan of the drills and needles, we can offer you an alternative to drilling which reduces the need for injections. Air abrasion dentistry is a gentler, less traumatic way...

Digital x-ray

X-rays The reasons for taking an x-ray of your teeth Although a tooth may look healthy on the outside, tooth decay can often be present under the enamel. An x-ray can be used to find internal decay in a tooth, and also to detect infections in the...

Stop snoring

Stop snoring Stop snoring with TheraSnore™ At Windmill Dental Practice, we can even help you to stop snoring. Snoring is a huge problem for many people, and it is often our loved ones who suffer most. The TheraSnore™ can help you to overcome thi...

Teeth grinding

Teeth grinding Bruxism Tooth grinding, also known as bruxism, is the clenching of the jaw and rubbing together of the teeth. It is often done unconsciously, particularly during sleep. Sometimes the noise created by teeth grinding can be so loud...

Home

Windmill Dental Practice, Southwick. The Windmill Dental Practice,  is a private dental practice in Southwick, Brighton  and was established over forty years ago. Andrew Whitehouse  took over the practice in March 2003. Our philosophy on dentistry is f...

Hygienist

Maintenance / hygienist What is the role of a dental hygienist? 1 - Removal of calculus (tartar) from teeth.  This is a technique called scaling  and polishing, and is acheived using hand instruments and ultrasonics. 2 - Treatment of gu...

Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening Reasons for whitening your teeth Our teeth can become naturally discoloured as we get older. They can also be stained by strong food and drinks, and particularly by cigarette smoke. Tartar build-up can also discolour your teeth. ...

Gum disease

Gum disease / Oral health The causes of gum disease Gum disease is caused by a build up of plaque on the gums. Plaque is a thin film of bacteria which is continuously forming on your teeth and gums. It can removed by regular brushing and flossing....

Tooth decay

Tooth decay The causes of tooth decay Tooth decay occurs when the outer layers of a tooth are softened, creating a hole in the tooth. These holes are called cavities. The softening is caused by plaque acid dissolving the enamel and dentine of your...

Fissure sealants

Fissure sealants Reasons for sealing teeth A sealant is a coating of plastic applied to children's back teeth (the molars and premolars) in order to protect them from decay. The sealant creates a protective layer which stops food and germs from...

Dental advice

Dental advice Diet We all like a snack every now and then, but it's easy to find yourself snacking too often. But too many sweets, chocolates, crisps and other snack foods can really harm the health of your teeth.

Join Our Practice

Join Our Practice At The windmill dental practice we concentrate on what’s important to you as a patient – offering a professional, personal, considerate and confidential service. Many visitors to our site will have already been treated by us and...

Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry Why Waterlase Dentistry? Tooth enamel is the hardest material in the human Body. No wonder dentists have always resorted to tough tools to work on it. Now there’s a gentler way to fix decay. Waterlase Dentistry™. From the...

MediByte

Snoring Is it keeping your bed partner awake? Snoring is more than an annoyance to those around you; it may be an alarm bell indicating a much more serious problem. Loud snoring may indicate Obstructive Sleep Apnea... What can I do about...

Opening hours

Opening hours Appointments We always try to see patients at the appointed time. If you are kept waiting there is normally a good reason. Please be patient.

Practice Plan

Dental maintenance plans Practice Plan For just £20.00 per month , our Dental Care Plan gives you the benefit of: Regular dental appointment (2 per year) to provide: Clinical examination Checking for signs of oral cancer X-rays where clinically n...

Prices

Prices Costs of dental treatments The exact cost of dental treatment depends on the size and complexity of the work required. The prices below can be used as a guide. Dental care plan / payments We offer a range of payment methods,...

Somnowell

Somnowell What is snoring? Snoring is caused by the vibration of soft tissues in the throat and behind the tongue. Studies indicate that at least 30% of adults snore. Snoring can be a major factor in sleep disturbance and the resulting stress,...

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Testimonials

Testimonials "I had the Inman aligner. This was the best procedure for me to have because I didn’t want to have braces for aesthetic reasons. Andrew explained to me about the inman aligner and for me it was affordable and more flexible for m...

Thank you

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The Team

THE TEAM The Windmill Dental Practice team Dentists Dr. Andrew Whitehouse M.G.D.S., B.D.S, [Lond.] L.D.S., R.C.S. (Eng.) [1984]  GDC Number = 59776 "I’m a keen motorcyclist and I dabble in photography, badminton and marine tropical fi...

Vacancies

The Windmill Dental Practice is Recruiting Now! Dental Nurse Job opportunity Are you ready to join an ambitious, forward thinking, keen to learn team of dental professionals in a state of the art two surgery private practice? If you want to...

What we do

What we do The Windmill Dental Practice offers a high level preventative dental service aimed at all age groups, for anyone who wishes to have their teeth, gums, and jaw joints in optimum working order. Our Services
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