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Dr Nick Maxwell
BDS MSc Restorative & Aesthetic Dentist
GDC: 74877

Principal Dentist

Nick graduated from London’s King’s College in 1998 and quickly worked his way up to the position of lead clinician. After 14 years working in predominantly private practice, he decided to buy his own practice and set up St Mary’s.

Nick oversees a team of general dentists and visiting professionals who offer a range of treatments and specialist services including oral surgery, implants, endodontics, periodontics and orthodontics.

With a special interest in restorative and aesthetic dentistry, Nick recently completed an Msc at Manchester University. He has also completed further professional studies in aesthetics under the mentorship of Paul Tipton, and in placing and restoring implants.

Nick is qualified to use IV and RA sedation, and techniques such as Wand, a pain-free numbing system, to help support nervous patients. Combining his friendly and positive chairside manner, he aims to put patients at ease and work with them to eventually undergoing treatment without sedation.

Outside of the practice he enjoys scuba diving and underwater photography, and has completed a string of personal challenges, including the Thames Path Challenge, diving with sharks and a skydive, to raise money for charity.

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Riz Deen
Practice Manager

Having worked in diverse organisations, mainly customer-focused and management roles, has enabled Riz to gain many valuable skills which allows the practice to run efficiently. His meticulous standards and ability to deal with patients ensure the highest level of care is met. Riz is a big fan of cars and spending time diving in various locations around the world.

Dr Rachel Derby

Dr Rachel Derby
Associate Dentist

Rachel graduated from the University of Manchester where she was awarded Undergraduate Student of the Year. Since graduating she has worked in Oxford, Windsor and Brighton where she has dealt with all aspects of general dentistry. Post graduate education is paramount to Rachel and she has attended courses and conferences in the UK, Europe and America. During this time she has developed a passion for Aesthetic and Restorative dentistry and in particular Endodontics (root canals). Currently Rachel is studying for an MSc in Endodontics at the University of Chester.

As well as general dentistry, Rachel has an interest in Facial Aesthetics and offers her patients anti wrinkle therapy, fillers and lip augmentation. These treatments are aimed to promote natural beauty allowing for a fresher and more energised look. Rachel only works with premium brands and using scientifically proven techniques.

Rachel understands that for many people coming to the dentist is a necessity rather than a joy, due to this Rachel believes in building a rapport with her patients, to help put them at ease. High quality dentistry personalised to your needs is important to Rachel and she endeavours to provide it to all her patients.

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Georgie Fox
Practice Coordinator

Georgie joined us in 2015 as Lead Receptionist and Practice Coordinator, she has worked within the dental industry for over 30 years. Her passion to deliver excellent customer service is infectious as well as her eye to detail and winning smile.

Georgie is also a proud Bunny Mummy to 8 beautiful but naughty rabbits.

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Gillian Bentley
Lead Nurse

Gillian has been with St Mary's House Dental Care now for 25 years. She is a true asset to the practice whose meticulous standards and attention to detail are exemplary. Her kind and gentle manner is very much appreciated by our patients. GIllian is an avid swimmer and really enjoys socialising.

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Hannah Bainbridge
Dental Nurse & Receptionist

Hannah is our newest member of the St Mary's house team She comes to us with 8 years of nursing experience and is looking forward to getting to know all our lovely patients. Hannah is also a qualified reflexologist. In her spare time Hannah likes going for dog walks, seeing friends and family, dancing, going to the theatre and watching live music.

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Sophia Ball
Dental Nurse & Receptionist

Sophia joined us in June 2018 relocating to Shoreham from Emsworth, she came to us with 10 years dental experience she studied for a Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2013, at Portsmouth Highbury College and has both NHS and private practice experience. Sophia enjoys all the variety that dental nursing offers and being part of busy team helping to care for our many patients. She's developed a keen interest in facial aesthetics and the difference they can make to people's lives.

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Charley Mansfiel
Dental Hygienist and Dental Therapist
Dip DH Dip DT RCS(Eng) GDC No: 126516

Charley qualified from the Eastman Dental Hospital in London in 2007 and was awarded The Carol Chiver's Memorial Award for excellence in clinical care and patient management. She believes in delivering exceptional quality, thorough yet gentle, dental treatment. She prides herself on achieving excellent results, whilst ensuring her patients enjoy their time in her company. Charley has completed a number of post graduate courses in Advanced Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy and offers a range of expert treatments for gum disease, supporting her patients to help keep their teeth and gums healthy.

Charley has worked at several practices in Brighton, Surrey and Sussex.

Outside of work she leads an active lifestyle and has two beautiful Sons who keep her on her toes!

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Contact us

Please contact us through the web form or alternatively by phone. We will get back to you as soon as possible to help you with whatever your query may be.

St Mary's House Dental Care
St Mary's Road
West Sussex,
BN43 5ZA

Tel: 01273 453109

Opening Hours

M: 08.30 - 17.10
T: 08.30 - 17.10
W: 08.30 - 17.10
T: 08.10 - 17.10
F: 08.10 - 15.30


If you are a patient of the practice and have an emergency, we’ll do our best to see you that same day. If the practice is closed, please telephone 01273 453109 and listen to the recorded message for details of our out-of-hours emergency cover. If you are not a patient of the practice and have a dental emergency, please phone 01273 453109 and we will do our best to provide emergency treatment for you. Please note that our out-of-hours service is only available to our registered patients.


If any aspect of our service has not met with the standards we aim for, please ask for a copy of our complaints policy and details of the procedure we will follow

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