• The Chapel Broad Street Cuckfield West Sussex, RH17 5LJ

  • 01444416171

Our Mission

Our Mission

To provide the highest quality of dental services to all deserving patients, teach innovative new techniques

Qualified Doctors

Qualified Doctors

Dental care is something we learn from our elders everyday since childhood, and it is not something to be ignored. Carelessness in dental at

Emergency Care

Emergency Care

In case of a dental emergency, please call us as early in the day as possible. This will give us the best chance of seeing you as soon as po

Welcome to The Gallery Dental Practice

FOLLOWING THE BRITISH DENTAL ASSOCIATIONS GUIDANCE, WE ARE NOW PROVIDING EMERGENCY SERVICE ONLY. IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT US ON 01444 416171 OR [email protected] PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH YOUR NAME AND CONTACT NUMBER. Located in Cuckfield, West Sussex. As dentists we strive to deliver the best in service possible. Our modern friendly…

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Welcome to The Gallery Dental Practice

Our Services

What we do

Cosmetic Dentistry

Today, how you look is more a matter of choice than genes and it is no different when considering your choice of smile.We all want healthy t

Clear Braces

Before placing braces on your teeth you will need a check-up for decay or gum problems. Do visit your dentist or the School Dental Clinic re

Dental Implants

Dental implants are the new modern alternative to replacing missing teeth.Implants are the nearest alternative to your own natural teeth in

Tooth Whitening

Tooth Whitening is a very popular, safe, non invasive dental treatment, enabling a confident smile that is enhanced and brighter. Please ask

Gallery Dental Practice Plan

We offer Gallery Dental Practice Plan as a means of budgeting for your dental treatment from year to year. Membership works by means of an a

Dental Care

Best in class dental solutions.Very kind and polite doctors and technicians. Informative and knowledge professional treatments.

Book An Appointment Today For Your Dental Issues

Call us today on +44 1444 416171 or contact us online to book an appointment with our dentists to resolve your dental issues. We will positively change your life with our treatment solutions while offering a hassle-free treatment experience.

Meet Our Doctors

Team of Professionals

Ajitha Rahim
Principal Dentist / GDC no. 78809

With passion and enthusiam, Ajitha Rahim took over the ownership of the Gallery Dental Practice, with the aim to create a welcoming, family atmosphere focusing on preventitive dentistry. Having qualified in India in 1993,Dr Rahim successfully completed her statutory exams in the UK in 2000 and has since attended an extensive course on implantology with the International Team of Implantology. Regular post-graduate studies have ensured an up to date knowledge of current advances in dentistry as well as fueling Dr Rahim’s eagerness to learn and further her own professional development.

In her spare time, Dr Rahim enjoys spending time with her husband and two wonderful children.

John Tighe
Surgeon

Mr Tighe is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon based at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and was appointed in 2002 and has recently completed a 7-year term as the Clinical Director for Head and Neck Services. His main interest is in the surgical management of head and neck cancer and is widely experienced in all aspects reconstructive facial and jaw surgery. Mr Tighe has been routinely placing dental implants for over 18 years and has closely worked with Dr Rahim at the Gallery Dental Practice for the last decade. With the team at the practice he has been able to undertake many of the more challenging implant reconstructive cases often involving bone graft replacement techniques as well as more routine cases. He derives a great deal of professional satisfaction seeing the differences this treatment makes to patient’s outlook and indeed quality of life.

Mr Tighe is an enthusiastic runner and Chairman of the Crowborough Running Club and will always be in the process training for his next marathon!”

Sara Carr
Hygienist

I am one of the hygienists at The Gallery Dental Practice. I graduated from Sheffield University with a diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy in 2014 and prior to that I worked as a dental nurse for 7 years. I’ve always enjoyed working with people, and the bonus of my job now is that I get to help people develop their skills and knowledge so that they are able to take control of their health. In my spare time I often go up north to visit family and friends, or into Brighton and London for days out to find new places to visit.

Debby
Practice Manager
Debbie has worked in dentistry for over 40 years , she is compassionate and caring and always has smile and goes that extra mile for our patients.

Customer Testimonials

Check our customer reviews

skilled professional team….

We have been attending Ajitha (Dr Rahim) for over 12 years, since she took over at the Gallery Dental Practice. She is always cheerful and exudes a confidence that sets you immediately at ease. She is very deft and skilled at her work and she draws on the best of modern practice to recommend the optimum treatment for you. For the most advanced work she has the backup of some of the most skilled specialists around.Ajitha takes great pains to ensure that you understand exactly what the options are and what she proposes as the best course of action for any treatment.And she is supported by a skilled professional team who are always obliging and helpful. The premises provide a comfortable, relaxed and spotless
atmosphere.Our son now travels from Crawley to continue to be treated by her – a compliment in itself!

Irene and Ian Balls

Which Dentist?

Going to the dentist is pretty near the bottom of things we want to see in our diary.
Nevertheless, having found a good practice in The Gallery, I, and two more generations in
our family keep going on a regular basis: hygienist and dentist. You learn that good
hygiene and hygienist means you need the dentist less often!
But when you do, you need a dentist, and preferably one who knows you. The team at The
Gallery tick all the boxes for me. And you can park across, or a step along the road!
When I’m asked which dentist I use, I recommend The Gallery every time.

Michael

We are very happy to make a round trip of over 100 miles each time

“We are very happy to make a round trip of over 100 miles each time we visit Ajitha and her team at The Gallery Dental Practice. We have been doing this for many years and have always been delighted with the service provided. Ajitha and her colleagues are professional, experienced, understanding and always cheerful and attentive.”

Peter Dacombe

Excellent team and I am entirely satisfied with them

“I have been a patient of Ajitha Rahim for a few years now (having been with the practice for many more), and have had various work carried out efficiently by her. I have recently had dentures made by her and her excellent team and I am entirely satisfied with them. My experience at The Gallery Dental Practice has always been one of complete confidence, from the helpful staff at reception, to Ajitha who is completely professional and yet warm, kind and friendly, giving sound advice and support and filling you with confidence from the moment you meet her. I cannot recommend The Gallery Dental Practice highly enough. It is very, very good.

Molly Watson, March 2017

Modern caring excellent service

“The Gallery Dental Practice is a professional, clinical, dental practice in the community providing a modern caring excellent service. My families health has improved and benefited since joining.”

Phil Andrews

Professional treatment that is best for us

“Over the years, having had a number of Dentists, we can honestly say that Ajitha at the Gallery Dental Practice has removed that feeling of fear and dread that one used to get.We feel confident when attending an appointment that we are in safe hands and will receive the professional treatment that is best for us”

John and Jennifer Bevis

The dentist has got to be good and, quite simply

“When you travel over 40 miles each way to visit your dentist – the dentist has got to be good and, quite simply, Ajitha is the very best!Since first meeting her, the level of care, knowledge and commitment she has shown to all the family has been simply magnificent. Nothing is too much trouble – either to explain or to carry out and all with a charming, unflappable and caring manner. She will not rush you into unnecessary work and will monitor and correct rather than rush to replace.When you really get to know her you find the infectious sense of humour that one would not readily associate with this profession.We cannot recommend Ajitha and her quality support team highly enough – your teeth are truly in the safest hands!”

The Burch Family

Gallery Dental Practice in Cuckfield

“Going to the dentist is not my idea of fun, but I have to say that visiting The Gallery Dental Practice in Cuckfield is almost a pleasure. The staff, one and all, are absolutely delightful – welcoming, kind, thoughtful and extremely helpful. I travel from Billingshurst rather than going to a local practice,  because I know that I will be well looked after, especially by Ajitha  She knows I have a  fear of dentists but is always sympathetic and does what she can to make the experience as painless as possible.  She has a great sense of humour and we always find something to laugh about.”

Jill Stewart

Excellent service I always receive at the Gallery Dental Practice

“I have been a patient of The Gallery Dental Practice for over ten years. It is an extremely professional dental practice and I have the utmost confidence and trust in all the staff who work there.I know that I am in safe hands and my dental health is very important to them. The staff are always friendly and it is a pleasure to see them when I have to go and on occasion when I have had to ring up for an emergency appointment due to a dental issue, it has never been a problem for me to be seen at short notice and treatment started if necessary.I would highly recommend this dental practice to anyone and often do.”

Amanda Shepherd-Gardner

Best Wishes

“My whole family have been patients at The Gallery Dental Practice since it was opened many years ago and I cannot speak highly of the treatment we have received from that day to this.Between us we have had all manner of of treatments, with many of mine being complicated, and we have not had one bad experience with the quality of work being of the highest order.Every member of staff has a professional approach but at the same time are pleasant and friendly and the environment at the practice is always relaxed and comfortable and patients dealt with personal touch.I have been and will continue to be happy to recommend anyone looking for a dentist to see Ajitha Rahim and her team at The Gallery Dental Practice.”

Mike Caulkett

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