THURLOW DENTAL AND FACIAL AESTHETICS
02380 692653

General surgical and cosmetic dentists in Southampton Hampshire

About Us

The Thurlow Experience

As you walk through the door, you will feel a warm welcome in comfortable surroundings. Thurlow has been designed to embrace you through your journey to a better smile. You will receive a top class service from all the team, who will support you from start to finish. Let us pamper you as you commence your journey.  We will look after each individual need and provide you with all that you require, to achieve a beautiful smile and fuller confidence.

The Team

The Team

The partners at Thurlow, Dr Dawie Jansen and Dr Justus Dirks lead the team into an ever evolving vision, to be the best and deliver the best. 

 

The team include trained and certified nurses who will care for you beyond your expectations and an administration team who will look after your needs outside of the surgery. 

 

The experience within the practice team is vast, enabling us to offer revolutionary dentistry using advanced technologies and techniques, in the modern world of dentistry and facial aesthetics.

The Thurlow Pledge

Our pledge to you:

        To look after your every need

        To exceed your expectations

        To offer you modern technologies and techniques

        To embrace you as you begin a journey to a better smile

        To help you feel more relaxed and enjoy the Thurlow experience

        To educate you with today’s dentistry and the maintenance of a healthy smile

        To make a difference, to be different, for a happier, more confident you!

The History of Thurlow

Thurlow was established in 2002, set among the rural countryside and beautiful surroundings of Horton Heath, Hampshire.  Born as a one surgery practice, Thurlow has increased to 4 surgeries over a short period.  Growing with the world of dentistry has been an exciting and passionate journey.  We invite you to join us into the next generation of Thurlow success, let’s make history together.

Dr Justus Dirks : Principal Dentist

Dr Justus Dirks : Principal Dentist

Justus is a partner at Thurlow and has been with the practice since 2003.  He qualified at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and achieved BChD, MSc(Phys), BSc(Hons), BSc.   Further post graduate training in implant and cosmetic treatments were achieved in the UK, South Africa, Clinica Malo (Portugal) and the California Centre for Advanced Dental Studies.

Justus enjoys giving people their smile back with the help of implant reconstruction and cosmetic treatments.  His aim is to help people achieve a more desirable smile.  He can also give an opinion on your overall facial aesthetics and explain how facial line smoothing and fillers can compliment dentistry revitalising your appearance, enhancing your natural look.

Book a FREE consultation with Justus to discuss your wants and needs, call us on 02380 692653.

GDC number: 78675

Member British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists (BACD)

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Dr Dawie Jansen : Principal Dentist

Dr Dawie Jansen : Principal Dentist

Dawie graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa , achieving his BChD degree in 1999.  He is a partner at Thurlow Dental and Facial Aesthetics and has been with the practice since 2004.

Dawie is pasionate about providing the best possible care for his patients. His approach is based on being as minimally invasive as possible and proving patients with aesthetic and natural looking teeth.

He is always staying up to date with current concepts in dentistry to provide his patient with sound and proven dental treatments.

Dawie can provide the following treatments to his patient:

- General and comprehensive dentistry

- Aesthetic dentistry

- Implant treatment

- Invisalign treatment

- Dental Bonding

- Teeth whitening

He is also a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists.

Book a FREE consultation with Dawie to discuss your wants and needs, call us on 02380 692653.

GDC number: 78524

Dr Johann Ackermann : Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon

Dr Johann  Ackermann : Maxillofacial  and Oral Surgeon

Johann visits Thurlow to provide oral surgery for patients.  These treatments include complex extractions, bone grafting, implant related procedures, minor oral surgery and temporomandibular joint disorders.

Johann qualified in South Africa in 1977 and attained a Masters Degree in Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery in 1988.

Johann has joined our team to make all your dental treatments more accessible and your journey as comfortable as possible.

Your dentist will refer you to Johann should you require treatment.

Heleena Winteridge : Clinic Manager

Heleena  Winteridge : Clinic  Manager

Heleena has been at Thurlow since 2005.  As Clinic Manager she is responsible for the overall clinical operation of the practice. 

Heleena is a qualified dental nurse, who assists Dr Justus Dirks in surgery and has many years of experience within the dental practice.

Heleena is your support in the surgery.  Quite often there is a lot of information to take on board, Heleena will help answer any questions or raise any concerns to the dentist.  She will aim to make your treatment as comfortable as possible, ensuring you feel relaxed, and confident that when you leave you have had all the information you need and the best treatment and care.

GDC number: 133181

Janet Hopper : Dental Care Professional

Janet  Hopper : Dental  Care Professional

Janet has been with Thurlow from the day it opened in 2002. She is a valuable member of the team with a wealth of experience.  As our Radiography Specialist with a qualification from the Keele University, and Health and Safety Officer, Janet ensures a safe environment is maintained for patients and staff.

Janet is a qualified dental nurse with many years of dental experience and knowledge.  Janet assists Dr Justus Dirks in surgery.  Quite often there is a lot of information to take on board, Janet will help answer any questions or raise any concerns to the dentist.  She will aim to make your treatment as comfortable as possible, ensuring you feel relaxed, and confident that when you leave you have had all the information you need and the best treatment and care.

GDC number: 138307

Gemma Webb : Dental Care Professional

Gemma Webb : Dental Care Professional

Gemma is currently sitting her exams for her Diploma in Dental Nursing. She enjoys interaction with patients and assisting the Dentist. She has been nursing for 3 years and is the newest member of our team.

Gemma is engaged to Neil and has 3 children and a dog called " Buzz" who she enjoys walking and spending time with. She also tries to find time for reading.

 

GDC number: 

Dawn Marshall-Brown : Patient Coordinator

Dawn  Marshall-Brown : Patient  Coordinator

Dawn joined the Thurlow team in 2006.

Dawn welcomes patients to the practice and looks after you when you arrive and when you leave the practice. She’s available to book appointments with you and is always happy to help should you have a query. If she can’t answer your query she will certainly find the answer for you and help as best she can.

If you’d like to book an appointment, or phone for a chat regarding treatment, please contact Dawn on Reception: 02380 692653.

Wendy Lynch : Patient Co-ordinator

Wendy Lynch : Patient Co-ordinator

Wendy is the newest addition to the friendly faced team here at Thurlow, joining us in May 2015. She has lived in Fair Oak for 28 years and is married with two sons.

Wendy has semi-retired form a GP practice after serving 18 years as a personal assistant to five doctors.  

If you would like to book and appointment or phone for a chat regarding dental treatment, please contact Wendy at 02380692653.

Louise Tate : Patient Coordinator

Louise Tate : Patient Coordinator

Lou has been working in dentistry since 1996 as a dental care professional,  many will recognise Lou as she has worked and lived in the village for a long time. Lou decided to take a step out of the surgery with her wealth of knowlege to become a patient co-ordinator.  Lou will greet you when you when you attend your appointments with us.

 

Laura Bunyan : Dental Hygienist

Laura Bunyan : Dental Hygienist

Laura qualified at Cardiff University as a Dental Hygienist and many patients have commented on her friendly and welcoming manner. 

Laura offers prevention and plaque control prgrammes for her patients. She also offers a fresh breath clinic which includes a consultation, a fresh breath pack and the necassary plaque control and advice. She also helps patients to combat gum disease with periodontal treatment plans and regular consultation.

Laura is available to help you to maintain a healthy smile.  If you’d like to book an appointment please call us: 02380 692653

GDC number: 134458

Stephanie Stephens : Dental Therapist

Stephanie Stephens : Dental  Therapist

Stephanie qualified in 2009 from the Portsmouth University.  Stef prviously worked as a Dental Nurse. As a dually qualified hygienist and therapist her skills include scaling and polishing, treatment of advanced gum disease, fillings and tooth whitening. Stef is keen to maintain and update her skills and regularly attends continuing development courses.

In her spare time Stef enjoys walking her dogs as well as horse riding.

GDC Registration Number 153214

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