Dental practice award

ALISON Thompson, owner and hygienist of The Dental Barn in Upper Dicker has won a national award in recognition of the excellent service for patients at her practice.

The UK award presented by The Dental Hygiene and Therapy magazine rewarded Alison Thompson for her oral health promotion and excellence in preventative dentistry.

Jane Kidson from the sponsors Oral B  presented the hygienist with her award and a cheque for £500.

Alison Thompson opened the practice 18 months ago and this is the second award won by the practice.

She said: “I am thrilled to win this prestigious award.

“I think it’s vital to focus on patient centred care to ensure patients receive a trust worthy personal service.”