About

Since 1952 the dental practice has been serving the local community and now provides dental services to thousands of people every year. We have three surgeries two of which are used exclusively by our dentists and one which is also used by our hygienists.

 

We are proud to be a denplan excel practice.  Our practice standards have upheld this higher rating meaning we provide the best quality of care possible for our patients.

 

Ground floor surgeries are present and we have ramps that are suitable for wheelchair access.

 

We know as well as anyone that your smile is one of the most noticeable and memorable features of your face. That is why the whole dental team at the practice work hard to provide you and other patients with the very best dental healthcare.

So, if you are seeking treatment or advice, or looking to register with our dental practice, do please contact us.

At Crabtree Road we try to put patients first.

 

Our Treatment Policy

 

Our practice treats NHS, denplan and private patients.

 

Patient Confidentiality

 

Our practice adheres to the standards for patient confidentiality as set out by the governing body for Dentistry the General Dental Council. You can see details of this by downloading their guide "Principles of Patient Confidentiality".

 

Data Protection

 

Our practice fully complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. It is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office. Our registration number is Z7437160. Our practice data controller is Kellie Downie. To download the ICO guide to data protection please click here.

 

Care Quality Commission

 

Our practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our registration number is 1-64799731

Dr. Kellie Downie

 

Dental Surgeon

BDS, MFDS, DIPCONSED

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 175659


Dr Downie is the principal dentist at Crabtree Road and qualified in 2009 from Glasgow University.  Here she acheived awards in both prosthodontics and conservative dentistry.  She has experience in oral surgery and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.  She also has a very keen interest in treating anxious patients and currently does this in Kingston Hospital and at Crabtree Road.  She holds a postgraduate diploma in sedation with Newcastle University acheived in 2012.  Dr Downie has since introduced intravenous and inhalation sedation to Crabtree road.  She also provides facial aesthetics including wrinkle relaxation injections and dermal fillers.  Dr Downie is accredited with Denplan excel and is currently registering patients to denplan and privately.

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Dr. Meera Patel
 

Dental Surgeon

MChD BChD BSc PgCert

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 270996

Dr Patel qualified from the University of Leeds in 2017. She undertook her dental foundation training here at Crabtree Dental and has stayed on with the practice. During her foundation year, she completed her postgraduate qualification in Primary Dental Care with the University of Kent. 

Dr Patel enjoys all aspects of Dentistry, in particular treating anxious patients, prosthodontics and oral surgery. 

 

 

Dr. Oliver Willey

Dental Surgeon

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 278907

Dr Willey qualified from the University of Manchester in 2018.  Dr Willey enjoys all aspects of clinical dental work.  He is currently completing his foundation year with the practice and will be moving to work in hospital following this to pursue his interest in oral surgery.   In his spare time he enjoys fishing and camping.

 

Dr. Ian Seddon
 

Dental Surgeon, 

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 64868

 

Dr Seddon has been a qualified dentist for more than 25 years now and for the majority of that time I have concentrated solely on Dental implants. I absolutely love my job - it gives me so much satisfaction on a daily basis by making a difference to so many people. I meet so many patients from all walks of life and it is a pleasure to be able to affect their lives in such a positive way.

 

Miss Eleanor Taylor

Dental Surgeon BSc (hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Country of Issue: UK

GDC registration number: 189465

Miss Taylor qualified from the University of Portsmouth in 2014 and joined Crabtree in 2017. She particularly enjoys treating anxious and paediatric patients, and is able to to provide inhalation sedation to help patients feel at ease. She also takes pride in providing effective periodontal support with Diane.

Away from Crabtree, she spends times with her dog exploring the British countryside, and trying her hand at winter board sports.

Mrs Diane Paton

Dental Hygienist

Certificate in Dental Hygiene

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 2860


Mrs Paton Joined the practice in 1996.  She graduated in 1982 at New Cross School for Dental Therapists and then graduated in 1983 at Guys School for Dental Hygiene.  Diane enjoys her work very much and is very focused on patient care, treating active dental disease and promoting oral health.  She enjoys taking the time to help and show patients how to maintain and improve there oral health. She is a much loved member of staff by our patients.  Diane is also very keen on keeping up to date on all new polices and changes that effect her work and is often attending courses. In her spare time Diane enjoys dancing, walking her dogs, skiing and spending time with her family.

 

Mrs Arlene Tomkinson

Practice Manager/Reception


Arlene joined us in 2007 on reception/dental nursing and has since taken on the role of practice manager.  She is a valued member of the team, with her wide knowledge of all things dental.  She will be able to assistant with any queries or concerns you may have.  In her spare time Arlene enjoys, walking her dog, country pubs and spending time with her husband.

 

Miss Karen Bradley

Lead Dental Nurse

National Certificate

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 133793


Karen joined us in 2011. She qualified by gaining the DSA National Qualification for Dental Surgery Assistant in 1999.  She is also a qualified sedation nurse. She is very keen to learn anything new with regards to dentistry and is often attending course and lectures on new treatments and policies. In her spare time Karen likes to practice Massage and Reiki and has many additional qualifications in this area. 

 

Mrs Wendy Feenan

Dental Nurse

Verified competency

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 133854


Wendy joined us at Crabtree in 2002.  Having previous experience working at a busy orthodontic practice.  Whilst Wendy's main role is working on reception, she is also an important member of our dental nursing team.  Due to experience she has gained through time, Wendy is verified competent in dental nursing.  She is able to help assist in the surgery whenever we may need her.  In her spare time Wendy enjoys travelling and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter.

 

Mrs Denise Wiltshire

Dental Nurse

Verified competency

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 124423


Denise returned to us at Crabtree in 2012 with over 30 years experience in dental nursing she is verified competent.  Denise is very friendly and always there to help put patients at ease with her infectious giggle and friendly personality.  In her spare time Denise enjoys riding her bike, walking her dogs and spending time with her family and grand-children.

Mrs Catherine Boles

Dental Nurse

NEBDN

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 256524


Catherine joined the team in 2013 she started as receptionist and has successfully completed the NEBDN examination to become a dental nurse.  Catherine loves to work with anxious patients and children.  In her spare time she loves to travel and enjoys horse riding. 

Mrs Charlotte Feenan-Chambers

Dental Nurse

NVQ in oral healthcare level 3

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: 270023

Charlotte joined the team in 2014 and has completed her training to become a dental nurse.  Charlotte has a bubbly nature and makes everybody smile.  She is planning to further her study with a sedation qualification in the near future.  Out of work Charlotte enjoys spending time with her daughter and her niece.

 

Miss Kelly Mellows

Dental Nurse

Apprenticeship Scheme 

Country of issue: UK

GDC registration number: TBC

Kelly joined the team in 2017 and is currently undergoing her training to become a qualified dental nurse, and is aiming to attend university to become a hygiene therapist in the near future. In her spare time she enjoys clay pigeon shooting with her family.

 

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25 Crabtree Road, West Green
Crawley, West Sussex  

RH11 7HL

Tel - 01293 526481

Email - Crabtreecare@hotmail.com

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