Awards & Accreditation

Denplan Excel AccreditationDenplan Excel Quality Assured Accreditation Church Court Dental Practice Dumfries

In December 2012 Church Court Dental Practice received Denplan Excel Accreditation. This is a prestigious award and provides a visible sign of our commitment to quality and proves to our practice members, our patients, fellow dentists and the general public that we have reached the exacting standards set by the Denplan Excel programme.

Dental Protection Schulke Dental Practice of the Year 2013 Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesDental Protection/schulke Dental Practice of the Year 2013

On 27th November 2013 Church Court Dental Practice was presented with the first ever Dental Practice of the Year Award at the Premier Symposium in London.  This highly prestigious award recognises ethics, professionalism, patient safety, communication, record-keeping, team working, health & safety, cross infection control and consent.


What Clinic Customer Service Award 2014

What Clinic 2014 Customer Service Award Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesMarch 2014 was a great month for Church Court Dental Practice.  We were Awarded a What Clinic Customer Service Awards for our excellent response to referrals to our practice through their website.


Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards Excellence in Customer Service 2014 Winner Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesDumfries & Galloway Business Awards 2014

On 27th March 2014 the whole practice also attended the Dumfries & Galloway Business Awards 2014 where we were awarded Excellence in Customer Service sponsored by Balfour Beatty. The event and awards process was organised by Dumfries & Galloway Chamber of Commerce.

Mark Colwell, Principal Dentist and Adele Welsh, Practice Manager received the award on behalf of the whole team who aim to put customer care at the heart of all aspects of our work.

See the whole list of winning businesses here



Dental Awards 2014 Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesThe Dental Awards 2014

In June 2014 Church Court’s Dental Nurse Team Leader/Oral Health Educator, Tracy Irvine , was a finalist in the Dental Nurse of the Year category of The Dental Awards 2014 announced in London.




Scottish Business Honours 2014 Finalist Growing Talent Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesScottish Business Honours 2014

In September 2014 the practice was invited to attend the first ever Scottish Business Honours as Finalists in the Growing Talent category.  The event was held at Prestonfield House in Edinburgh and was organised by Scottish Chambers of Commerce.  Recognising our commitment to providing a good environment for our team and encouraging each member’s individual professional development, the shortlising endorsed our belief that people and their individual needs are at the heart of good healthcare.



Dental Hygiene & Therapy Awards 2015 Finalist Church Court Dental Practice Dumfries Julie Irving GDC 166967The Dental & Hygiene Therapy Awards 2015

Church Court’s Dental Therapist, Julie Irving (GDC: 166967) was announced as one of only five therapists shortlisted for Best Dental Therapist (under 30) in the Dental Hygiene & Therapy Awards 2015, she was the only finalist to be ‘Highly Commended’ at the awards ceremony in London on 6th February 2015.


schulke infection prevention and control awards 2016 winner Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesSchulke Infection Prevention and Control Award 2016

This UK national award recognisse the commitment of dental practices to infection control. Church Court was presented with the award at London ExCel on 7th October 2016 by one of the judges: Professor Andrew Smith (Professor of Clinical Bacteriology) at the BDIA Dental Showcase 2016.  The award is sponsored by european leader in infection control products: schulke and George Warman Publications.




What Clinic 2017 Patient Service Award Church Court Dental Practice DumfriesWhat Clinic Patient Response Award Winner 2017

In February 2017 we were delighted to be awarded a 2017 Service Score Award from which recognises the best in customer service.  Thank you to all our patients who left reviews and feedback for us.





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