Valley Dental Practice has been providing private dental treatment in Clacton-On-Sea for over 30 years. We have three highly experienced dentists, who undergo constant professional development to ensure that we can provide the highest possible level of care for our patients. We also have two hygienists, who specialise in preventative dental care and oral hygiene advice, ensuring your teeth stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

From the moment you arrive at Valley Dental Practice, the whole team will try to ensure that your visit is as calm and stress free as possible.

Why choose us:

  • Modern and comfortable surroundings
  • Fully Disabled Accessible
  • Highly experienced and professional team
  • Free onsite parking
  • Denplan Dental payment plans available

Our staff include:

Principal Dentist

Mrs Sarah L Robinson – BDS Royal Dental Hospital London 1979. GDC 53337

Associate Dentists

Dr Willem Botha – BChD Pretoria 1994, MSC Oral Surgery Uclan 2017. GDC 72543


Miss Philippa Tippet – Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science University of Essex 2014. GDC 253765

Dental Care Professionals

Miss Sharna Allfrey – NVQL3 Dental Nursing & VRQL3 Dental Nursing City and Guilds 2012. GDC 236131
Mrs Patrice Godfrey – Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City and Guilds 2016. GDC 273039
Miss Mille Mcilraith – Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2020. GDC 289106

Other Team Members

Trainee Dental Nurse – Miss Mallory Newell

Trainee Dental Nurse – Inge-Marie Botha

Receptionist – Mrs Wendy Pattenden

Receptionist – Fiona Byrne

Practice Manager – Mrs Emma Childs

All members of the Dental Team follow the Practice Policy of Lifelong Learning and regularly attend registered courses.

As Dental Professionals, we must:

1. Put patients’ interests first
2. Communicate effectively with patients
3. Obtain valid consent
4. Maintain and protect patients’ information
5. Have a clear and effective complaints procedure
6. Work with colleagues in a way that is in patients’ best interests
7. Maintain, develop and work within our professional knowledge and skills
8. Raise concerns if patients are at risk
9. Make sure our personal behaviour maintains patients’ confidence in us and the dental profession

For a full explanation of the standards we adhere to please see the GDC Website