Why Choose us

  • Convenient parking at the rear of the practice.
  • The friendly staff make you feel really welcome.
  • Relaxed surroundings, where coffee and refreshments are always available.
  • Hygienist appointments now available without referral.
  • Caring environment for nervous patients, sedation treatments available.
  • Award winning personal care and attention to detail.
  • Practice plans available.
  • Emergency treatment available, please call for details.

Our Team

All the members of our team undertake continuing professional development to ensure they keep ahead of techniques and developments in all aspects of Dentistry, Cross infection control and Health and safety. They are all able to give advice or answer questions on treatment or practice matters.

All our staff members are registered members of the General Dental Council, and adhere to the GDC standards of dental professionals. You can visit the GDC website here. https://www.gdc-uk.org/

Alison Thompson

Alison Thompson

Practice Owner, Hygienist EDH Eng, Dip DHE Eng, GDC numbers 2412

Alison qualified in 1982 and for the last 15 years has been working locally in private practice. Dedicated to helping patients maintain healthy gums and fresh breath she works closely with the dentist to provide high quality treatment. She is bubbly and kind. She has two children and a Chihuahua cross Boston Terrier.

Dr. Daniel Chok Tourle

Dr. Daniel Chok Tourle

Dentist BDS Lond (Hons), BA (Oxon), MJDF, RCS Eng, GDC numbers 193150

Daniel qualified in 2010 after doing a Psychology degree at Oxford. He is Brighton born and bred. He has a special interest in restorative work and oral surgery and is very good at putting people at ease. He is a 1st Dan black belt in Karate .

Clare Ward

Clare Ward

Hygienist, FdSc Oral Health Science, GDC no 133510

Clare qualified as a hygienist in 2016 after many years working as a dental nurse.
She is kind and explains things in an easy to understand way.
She has 4 children and two dogs and is a keen cyclist.

Sabrina Wood

Sabrina Wood

Practice manager and Dental nurse. RDN Eng, GDC numbers 119169

Sabrina qualified in 1997 and for the last 15 years has been working in private practice. She is efficient and friendly and manages the practice extremely well. She is an excellent caring nurse and has additional sedation nursing qualifications. She has three children and loves walking her Labrador cross Boarder Terrier.

Karen Coleman

Karen Coleman

Receptionist

Karen is our smiley receptionist there to help with appointments, coffee and coats. She has two children and loves shopping. She has two very cheeky Yorkshire Terriers.

Sarah Bird

Sarah Bird

Dental Nurse apprentice

Sarah is our Dental Nurse apprentice. She is a super cake maker and loves a good read. Her Dalmatian cross Lhasa Apso Reggie loves going for a walk.

Liz Bourdon

Liz Bourdon

Podiatrist

Liz is our podiatrist. She is qualified to examine, diagnose and treat people with foot, ankle and lower limb problems. Liz treats a wide range of age groups from young children, athletes and the elderly. When she is not with us, she lectures in podiatry at the University of Brighton. She is married with two children.

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Testimonial
If you want a team who make you feel welcome in an environment that is so different to your normal traditional dentist practice - then you have to try Alison and her team. Flexible , friendly and fun - how can that apply to Dentists ? I ...

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Mike Ogilvie
My wife and I have been with The Dental Barn for 3 years now and have found them to be the best dental practice we have ever had and long may it continue. The staff are all very kind and helpful and have remained the same ...

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Peter Vine
From the moment you arrive at The Dental Barn, you know you are in a warm and welcoming place.All the staff are friendly and helpful and all happy to go that extra mile to make every visit as comfortable as possible. It is no secret that the ...

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Nick Gordon
A fantastic team that give me confidence where I was previously anxious, due to their friendly, caring attitude and actually knowing their stuff!!! Whether you are looking for a new dentist or an hygienist I recommend you look no further than The Dental Barn

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Lin Webb
I am a nervous patient and don't like having anything done in my mouth. But all the staff at the Dental Barn are so caring and understanding and do their best to put you at ease. I recently had two extractions under sedation and it was a ...

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Stephen Muddell
What can I say This is the best dentist me and my family have been too .They are friendly helpful and down to earth .I wish them a happy Christmas and all the best for 2015 .Well done to the team at the dentist barn

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Lynch family
I have always been scared and anxious going to the dentist until I found the dental barn. I have just been for my 3rd visit and It's just like visiting old friends. Im offered a cup of tea and have a chat with Karen until Allison is ...

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David Duncan-Scott
Hi dental barn, I was scared about coming to see you because I don't like dentists, when I was there I loved it. I can't wait to come back!!! My mummy bought the electric toothbrush you said about. I love what you did to my teeth! Thank ...

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Jacob x
I am so impressed with my treatment I received today. Thank you so much for the excellent care and experience, I am now looking forward to my next visit! My family will definitely be booking an appointment and also shown how to brush and look after their ...

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Philippa Vine
I met Alison at a networking event and soon realised we needed to move across to her dental practice and have not looked back. The care we receive as a family at The Dental Barn is wonderful - always a very warm welcome and great service there ...

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