Devon Dental Centre of Excellence
Address: 78 East Street, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7AX UK (View Map)
Devon Dental, formerly Croydon House Dental Implant Centre, was first established in 1928 by Arthur Trustcott, making it the most established dental practice in Ashburton.
The practice has recently completed a major refurbishment and extension, which has created a light and tranquil environment for patients and staff all on the ground floor with wheelchair access. We currently have 4 dentists, 2 surgical specialists and 2 hygienists treating private patients.
Dr Andrew Pickering
Dr Andrew Pickering has a special interest in dental implants and welcomes referrals for nervous patients to be treated under IV sedation. He worked and trained in Newcastle Dental Hospital as a houseman in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery, and gained some early training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Truro City Hospital. Dr Pickering completed a one year implant training programme, culminating in the introduction of implants to Croydon House. Dr Pickering has also worked in Scotland as a lead clinician and Senior Dental Officer in Oral Surgery. He was also an accredited vocational trainer for newly qualified dentists. Dr Pickering is a member of the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and The British Society of Oral Implantology (BSOI). He qualified from Newcastle University in 1991.
Dr Pickering's consultation fee is £150.
- Surgical implant treatment
- Prosthetic to completion
- Sinus lifts and sinus tent
- Autogenous bone grafts
- Soft tissue grafts
- Aesthetic case referrals
- All cases are video recorded and an edited version of specific cases can be provided
- IV sedation available
- Reflexology and aromatherapist also available for patient comfort.
- Hypnotherapist to assist phobic patients and help patients give up smoking
- Homeopathic dentist and practitioner available