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Dr Simon Allen

Simon Allen

Simon Allen

Practice Principal

GDC Registration Number - 54487

It is rare to be in a position to be able to review success and longevity in your own dental work over more than 30 years.

Simon has been providing private dental treatment, ranging from simple fillings to full mouth reconstructions on natural teeth, since 1981 and titanium implants since 2001. He has special interests in tooth wear and the decision making between keeping teeth and the placement of implants.

'My greatest satisfaction has been to take dentally phobic patients through dental procedures via gentle techniques and clear explanations and to see the resultant improvement in their self-confidence'. He continues: 'I feel so lucky to be a continuing part of a very special and dynamic dental centre and to have seen the growth of aesthetic dentistry encompassing fields which have always interested me: 'form, design and colour'.

His external interests include: art (including drawing, photography and watercolour), music, (including guitar playing), architecture, cinema, food and wine.

Simon lives in Hampshire with his wife, Anne. They have two children, Giles and Elspeth. They also own a cottage, which may be rented, in the Lot Valley in Southern France.

Simon invites patients to bring along their favourite CDs or DVDs for longer appointments!

Dr Darren Jones

Darren Jones

Darren Jones

Practice Principal

BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS (Eng), MFGDP (UK), Dip Imp Dent RCS (Ed)
GDC Registration Number - 73415

Darren sets high professional standards in the provision of his dental care. His broad range of experience and postgraduate qualifications allow him to carry out treatment ranging from routine family care up to complex restorative and surgical implant dentistry.

Darren understands the importance of listening and communicating well with his patients. He has worked with his nurse, Andrea, as a team since 2006. Together they keep patients relaxed in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

The award of three postgraduate qualifications show Darren’s commitment to providing the best standards of care. Several of his papers have been published in dental journals. He has a further interest in placing and restoring implants and holds the Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons. His skills have also been recognised with the award of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) and the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (MFGDP).

Darren’s experience and training mean he is also ideally suited to carry out facial aesthetic work. He is able to perform a range of treatments using Botox and dermal filler materials.
Darren joined the practice as a partner in 2006 following 10 years of service in the Royal Army Dental Corps. He served in a wide range of locations including Iraq, Kosovo and Germany. He is married to Tricia and has two daughters, Olivia and Yasmin. He couples family life with active interests in cycling and golf.

If you would like to contact Darren directly to enquire about implants, restorative or cosmetic dentistry, then he is happy to receive and respond to your emails via

Dr Samantha Ellis

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Samantha Ellis

Practice Principal

BSc(Hons) BDS PG Dip Imp Dent PG Cert Aesthetic Dentistry
PG Cert Aesthetic Medicine MFDS RCS(Eng) MCGDent

GDC No. 82102

Sam has 20 years experience as a dentist and has practiced at a private family & specialist dental care practice in Frimley for the last 13 of those years.

Since qualifying from Bristol University in 2003, Sam has completed postgraduate courses in all aspects of dentistry. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and has a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from Warwick University. In 2010 Sam was awarded a Certificate in Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Institute in London. She is currently undertaking a 4 year Master of Clinical Dentistry in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, King's College London.

Sam enjoys all aspects of dentistry and describes how studying for a masters has led her to focus on minimally invasive dentistry with an interest in composite bonding. She is also very interested in the treatment and prevention of tooth wear. Sam is a firm believer in whole patient care.

In addition, Sam has also been providing facial rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction for over 10 years. Sam has just completed a postgraduate certificate in aesthetic medicine from QMUL.

Sam lives in Petworth with her husband. She enjoys all aspects of outdoor life, including walking, shooting and fishing.

Dr Geoff Tait

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Dr Geoff Tait


BA BDent Sci Hons, MFDS RCS (Edin), Dip Imp Dent UCL
GDC No. 193258

Dr Geoff Tait graduated from Trinity College Dublin with honours in 2010. Upon graduation,
Geoff completed two years as a House Officer in Cardiff Dental hospital and the Royal
London Dental hospital. He then worked in general practice in London, during which time he
completed his membership examinations to the Royal College of Surgeons.
It was during this time that Geoff developed a passion for implant dentistry. He undertook a
three year part time implant diploma from the Eastman Dental institute (UCL)
graduating with a distinction in 2018.
Geoff has a wealth of experience in general dentistry, gained from working in general
practice in London and subsequently Dublin over the last 12 years. He focuses on high level
restorative dentistry using the latest available technology to provide predictable results.
Geoff has now relocated permanently to Surrey with his wife Jess, two young daughters and
their dog. In his spare time he is an avid sailor and yacht racer, having represented Ireland in
his youth.