TOOTHPICK PROMISE

The Promise is our way of ensuring Toothpick dentists follow best practice and have all relevant credentials in place.

GDC Registered

The dentist must have a license issued by the General Dental Council, a independent regulatory body that sets and maintains standards in UK dentistry.

CQC Approved

The practice must meet the standards of the Care Quality Commission annually, an independent regulatory body responsible for regularing healthcare in England

Patient Reviews

The dentist and practice must accept and display independent patient reviews. These reviews cannot be handpicked or edited to ensure transparency.

   

100% Best Price Guarantee

The dentist must agree to show the same prices online as they charge when you visit. If you pay more than the price listed online, we will pay you back the difference.

The Toothpick Awards

We judge and give out annual awards to dentists who have gone above and beyond in each region. It ensures we can recognise dentists who have helped our users especially in the past users, and also gives you a way of discovering great dentists near you.

Booking Award

This practice has taken the most bookings in their region, per calendar year.

Patient's Choice Award

This practice has the highest number of 5 star ratings in their region, per calendar year.

Contribution Award

Frequent contributor to Dental Health and blog, dedicated to helping the Toothpick community.

Hygenist of the Year

This hygienest has taken the most bookings, and has the best reviews in their region, per calendar year.

Dentist of the Year

This dentist has taken the most bookings, and has the reviews in their region, per calendar year.

Practice of the Year

This practice has taken the most bookings, and has the best reviews in their region, per calendar year.

TOOTHPICK 'HIGHLIGHTS'

We're dedicated to highlighting the services and skills or all our dental practitioners, so that you can quickly identify a dentist for your needs. Look out for these symbols when searching for a Toothpick dentist.

Cosmetic Dentist

This dentist or practice provides cosmetic treatments, such as teeth whitening, teeth straightening and sometimes even Botox. Cosmetic treatments are not available on the NHS, so it will be a private dentist.

Multiple Languages

This practice has dentists that speak one or more languages besides English. You can search by language by using the filters on the search page if this an important requirement for your visit.

Treats Nervous Patients

This dentist or practice regularly treats nervous patients, from those who are just a little nervous to those that may require sedation during a treatment. You can search for these dentists specifically on the search page.

Provides Invisalign

This dentist or practice specialises in performing Invisalign, which is the most popular teeth straightening treatment in the world. Dentists require special accreditation to carry out this treatment.

Family Friendly

This dentist or practice regularly treats children, and often has toys and special tools to make the visit as easy as possible for both child and parent. You can search for these dentists specifically on the search page.

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