A&S Dental Surgeons Ltd
A&S Dental Surgeons Ltd 

Healthy teeth for a healthy smile

Did you know there has been a dental practice here at 65 Duckworth Lane since the 1880's?

 

Our practice has a fine heritage - our records go back over 100 years!

 

For example in January 1911, Mr. W.E. Baxter practised here - an extraction cost sixpence, and a filling was 2s6d. At that time, dentists were not registered as the Dentists Act did not become law until 1921.

 

In 1948, Mr. Leslie Jackman became the first NHS Dentist to practise here under the newly incepted National Health Service. Mr. Jackman is still remembered by our long standing patients, many of whom attended his surgery situated downstairs in the front room.

 

Meg Daniels, our current practice manager, began work for Mr. Jackman in 1978 as a trainee dental nurse. Mr. Jackman was not only supported by Meg, but by Gerald Bedford, who was the dental technician, constructing dentures in the basement.

 

In 1982, Mr. Jackman retired and sold the practice to Mr. Martin Durgan, who refurbished the building, and introduced modern dentistry such as crowns and bridges. Mr. Durgan employed Ali Azfar, straight from dental school, to work for him at Duckworth Lane.

 

Ali Azfar and Nick Shore have been firm friends since their early days at Leeds Dental School in 1985. They made a pact to work together as  professional colleagues because they each felt the other was a good dentist!

 

In 1991, Ali Azfar and Nick Shore purchased the entire practice from Mr. Durgan and A&S Dental Surgeons was born.

 

Like our predecessors, our values lie in providing high quality dental care for the longer term - we wanted our practice to be a success across our entire practising lifetimes. Twenty years later, we feel we are well on track with our objective, and hope you will join us.

 

Picture gallery: a brief tour of our clinic

Interesting to see our practice when we were only one property!

 

 

 

 

 

WOW - this is how our practice looked in the 70's !

Making an appointment:

 

Tel:

01274 541643

 

E-mail:

admin@aandsdental.co.uk

 

Address

A&S Dental Surgeons Ltd

65 Duckworth Lane 

Bradford BD9 5EU

 

You can also use our contact form.

 

Opening hours

Mon - Thurs 08.30am -5.15pm Friday 08.30am - 1.15pm

 

If you have a problem outside our opening hours, please dial 111.

 

 

 

 

News

We welcome our new trainee dental nurse Areej! She is currently studying through city training services.

AIRFLOW

Want sparkling white teeth? Please click the link below:

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WHITENING

Due to our whitening offer price of £199 being so popular, we have decided to keep this as our permanent price, so now you can have a lovely sparkling smile for only £199! please contact the practice for further information on 01274 541643

Congratulations to Sarah - Jayne and Charlotte who have both recently passed their exams and are now fully qualified Dental Nurses

BDA Good Practice Accreditation

 

We are proud to announce that A&S has been re-accredited with our BDA Good Practice Gold Award for 2017.

 

This is our twelth year of accreditation, for more details click here.

 

NHS Leeds, Bradford & Airedale Health Promoting Dental Practices Award

 

A&S have been awarded the highest level (Step 3+) of this local award, which we have held since its inception. Briefly, this award recognises our commitment to preventative dental care; team training and advice on wider health issues such as smoking cessation advice.

 

 

 

 

 

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