01962 863118
6b Parchment Street, Winchester, SO23 8AT
01962 863118


At Gentle Dental Care, we aim to ensure that each and every one of our patients have the opportunity to benefit from healthy teeth and gums in an affordable, convenient and professional way. One of the key ways in which we aim to do this is through a choice of Denplan budget schemes – high quality dental care at a fixed monthly rate.

Simplyhealth Professionals (formerly Denplan) is the UK’s leading dental payment plan specialist. They have consistently used a preventive approach to dental care and, with their unique and wide-ranging support services, have been looking after dentists and their patients for nearly 30 years.  They support patients by allowing them to budget for their private dental care and encourage a preventive approach to oral healthcare. As the only consumer-facing brand in the payment plan market theirs’ is one of the most recognised names in dental healthcare among UK consumers.

Denplan patients are given the best possible service (from the UK-based call centre) from the moment they join. To find out more about Denplan go to

About the Denplan products

Denplan Care

This is a really easy way to spread the cost of all of your routine treatment into affordable monthly payments, reducing the chance of unexpected dental bills. After an initial assessment by your dentist (for which you may be charged), you will be placed in to one of five fee categories.

What’s included:

  • The monthly amount is based on an assessment carried out by your dentist on your oral health.
  • All routine treatments are covered (any medications prescribed by your dentist or any laboratory fees are not)
  • Regular Dental Hygienist visits each year
  • Worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Denplan Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

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Denplan Essentials

This is an easy budgeting plan that covers you for the foundations of your dental care, helping to stop problems before they start
What’s included:

  • 2 routine examinations and x-rays per year
  • Two dental hygienist visits per year
  • Preventative dental advice and therapy
  • 20% discount on all other treatment the practice offers
  • Worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Denplan Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

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Denplan for Children

  • Plans for Children is a flexible payment plan which is ideal for making sure your child gets the best possible dental care from an early age.
  • The dental plan focuses on preventive care by providing you with an easy and economical way to pay for your child to have regular dental check-ups.  This is fundamental if the early signs of tooth decay or abnormalities are to be picked up and treated quickly.
  • Plans for Children also includes worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Denplan Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline.

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Benefits for your child

  • Helps to build long term relationship between your child and their dentist
  • Helps your child understand the importance of looking after their teeth
  • Ongoing preventive care can help keep your child orally fit
  • Your child will benefit from regular dental care
  • More time spent with the dentist and other practice professionals can improve the whole experience of visiting the dentist for your child
  • Helps your child feel less nervous about seeing the dentist in the future

Benefits for parents/guardian

  • Gives you the opportunity to ensure your child receives regular dental care and treatment
  • Monthly payments make the plan economical by spreading the cost evenly throughout the year
  • Denplan Supplementary Insurance gives you assurance that your child will receive the treatment they need in the event of a dental injury or dental emergency when away from home
  • Access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

Denplan Excel Certification 

We are proud to be the only Denplan Excel practice in Winchester. This certification recognises our commitment to customer relations and high clinical standards.  The programme, developed by Denplan, was the first to be approved by the Patients Association and helps dentists to develop better relationships with their patients through good communication and quality care.

The Denplan Excel Certification Programme ensures a process of continual quality improvement within our practice. It is a visible sign of our commitment to quality – a sign that proves to our practice team, our patients, fellow dentists and the general public that we have reached the high standards set up by the programme.

Not only does this demonstrate that the quality of care, treatment and service we provide is among the best available, you will also be safe in the knowledge that our practice exceeds standards of clinical governance, statutory requirements and industry best practice recommendations.

The Excel programme has been recognised by the British Dental Health Foundation and the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) who are the sole national accreditation body recognised by government to assess organisations that provide certificate services against internationally agreed standards. UKAS accreditation of the Excel programme was ground breaking as the first dental programme or service in the world to achieve such recognition.

An Award Winning Private and Denplan Excel Dental Practice