More than just a check up

Regular check-ups are an essential part of a good oral health routine and help to provide a preventative approach to dental issues; but at Durham City Smiles, this is more than just a check-up

Increasing safety with air purifiers

In all applicable practices, we have invested significantly in state-of-the-art air purifiers, providing a safer environment for you, your practice team and all our patients.

How to take a photo for your orthodontic appointment

To help your clinicians have the clearest view possible of your teeth and smile, you may be asked to share photos ahead of your appointment.

Hygienist Q and A's

Our practitioners care about your oral hygiene routine, so to help you maintain a healthy mouth and smile, we have put together some handy video tips.

Dental myths

We have put together a list of the commons dental hygiene myths and why you shouldn't follow them.

Reopening FAQ's

As our practices begin to reopen. We have put together some answers to frequently asked questions regarding your appointments and PPE.

Seven ways to keep you safe

As our practices begin to reopen, we have put together seven simple ways to keep you safe whilst you are in our care.

New patient journey video

Our new patient journey video

Take a look at our video to find out more about our new patient journey

Child patient journey

Child patient journey

We understand that visiting the dentist can often be quite a big event for a child. Now things are different, we wanted to help showcase what a child should expect when they next visit the practice.

Your patient journey

Our new patient journey

Every single decision we have made and step we have taken has been with a focus on the safety of you, our colleagues and clinicians. 


Our guide to using dental floss and interdental brushes


Understanding our approach to cancellations

We are working hard to ensure that patients can return to our practices to receive the care they deserve as soon as it is safely possible.


Learn about some of the common dental problems and what might constitute an emergency, alongside some tips to help from home


How to brush your teeth


How to manage mouth ulcers

Introducing our Patient Care Advisor Lisa.

Lisa has worked in Dentistry for over 20 years starting her trainee dental nurse role straight from leaving school.

Lisa holds the National Certificate for Dental Nurses and qualified in 2000 and is registered with the GDC.

Lisa works closely with our team of clinicians to ensure our patient’s questions are answered, they feel fully informed, and have the best possible patient experience. 

As Patient Care Advisor, Lisa is responsible for looking after our patients from their first appointment through to their last assuring every patient journey is smooth and enjoyable.

Why not pop into the practice for a chat with Lisa, to find out how we can help you achieve the perfect smile.

Lisa Morris


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Have you met our implant team?


Introducing Stuart Ray