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Chapel Road Orthodontics Specialist orthodontist in Bexleyheath, DA7 4HW

Specialist orthodontist
Tooth coloured braces
Metal braces
Under 18s braces
Specialist orthodontist
Tooth coloured braces
Metal braces
Under 18s braces
Accepting New patients

Welcome to Chapel Road Orthodontics
Specialist orthodontist in Bexleyheath

Located in the heart of Bexleyheath, we are a 10-15 minute walk from Bexleyheath train station and less than a minute from multiple bus-stops. We have limited, on site car parking for patients. We are also close to several public car parks. We offer a mix of both NHS and Private orthodontic care to our patients and believe your smile is one of the most important things you own! Whether you are a teenager looking to correct their crooked teeth, or an adult who is looking to perfect their smile in later life, our team of Specialist Orthodontists and Therapists offer a wide range of treatments to suit your needs. From Clear Aligners, to fixed braces that include both stainless steel or, a more discreet white-ceramic options. We also provide removable and functional braces. Treatment is bespoke to each patient, to manage their unique situation and expectations. We will help you select the correct brace system which is most suited to you and your lifestyle. We offer hygiene appointments and the latest whitening techniques. We also offer anti-aging treatments! Begin the journey to restoring your smile confidence today, by calling the practice for a consultation!

Transform your smile

With clear, invisible braces for straighter teeth. You can contact us on 020 8303 6836 if you would like to discuss our teeth straightening options or you can fill in our online referral form.

Our services at a glance


  • Straight teeth

    Straight teeth

    Transform your smile with clear, invisible braces for straighter teeth. For more information call
    020 8303 6836

  • Tooth whitening

    Teeth whitening

    Improve the appearance of your teeth with our world class whitening systems. For more information call
    020 8303 6836

What our patients say

  • 5 out of 5

    "All the staff are friendly and helpful..My Daughter feels at ease when ever she has an appointment..Now thanks to her brace being fitted, soon to have lovely straight beautiful teeth ?"

    Reviewed on 08/12/2016

  • 5 out of 5

    "Excellent very helpful friendly staff always happy to help"

    Reviewed on 27/10/2016

  • 5 out of 5

    "I would be happy to recommend to all, had 2 daughters orthodontist treatment done here over several years and always found them to be very professional, helpful and there customer service skills second to none. Thank you to all the staff you are doing an amazing job."

    Reviewed on 03/08/2018

  • 5 out of 5

    "My daughter has just finished her treatment here and her teeth are perfect! Thank you ?"

    Reviewed on 31/03/2018

  • 5 out of 5

    "professional , friendly, helpful staff, Good at keeping us updated with appointments ."

    Reviewed on 12/02/2019

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "The entirety of my experience with Chapel Road Orthondontics has been fantastic. The staff have always been incredibly open and friendly; there to answer any queries I have had and have always taken a genuine interest in my progress. Having orthodontic treatment was the best decision I ever made. Admittedly I was nervous and there were times that I got frustrated with having braces, but that is nothing compared to the confidence and happiness I now have about my smile. I would thoroughly recommend orthodontic treatment to anyone who may be unsure, and Chapel Road Orthodontics is definitely the place to have it done. Thank you for a lovely experience that has left me with a lovely smile."

    Reviewed on 26/10/2013

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "The staff here are super friendly."

    Reviewed on 06/02/2017

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Contact us:

Call us on 020 8303 6836

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How to find us:

39 Chapel Road, Bexleyheath, DA7 4HW.

Practice facilities

  • Parking
  • Disabled access
  • Free wifi available

Our opening times

08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Our treatments and costs

  • Bonded retainer (each)


  • Bonded-retainer repair (per tooth)


  • Ceramic upper and lower


  • Child Fixed metal braces - upper and lower


  • Clinical review with clinician


  • Damon clear fixed upper and lower


  • Fixed labial appliances


  • Fixed metal braces - complex cases


  • Fixed metal braces for adults - upper and lower


  • Fixed tooth coloured braces - upper and lower


  • Follow-up


  • Hygiene Appointment - Periodontal Treatment


  • Hygiene Appointment- Scale and polish


  • i7 upper and lower


  • Invisalign - upper and lower


  • Invisalign Lite- upper and lower


  • Mouthguard one colour


  • New patient consultation


  • Opg x-ray


  • Removable functional Braces- upper and lower


  • Removable retainer (each)


  • Removable retainer spare (each)


  • Retainer replacement (Private)


  • Re-treatment (simple)


  • Teeth whitening


  • X-ray


Ortho Options - For a confident smile
Under 18's braces

It’s common for orthodontic treatment to begin in the teenage years, once all or most of the permanent teeth have come through. At that point it becomes clear whether someone might have dental concerns such as significant crowding, an over or underbite, or difficulty biting the teeth together which might affect eating or properly cleaning the teeth.

In cases where these issues are significant, braces will be available on the NHS. They assess who will receive braces according to a scoring system called the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need, or IOTN score.

Some teens may not meet the IOTN score, in which case the NHS treatment is not available, or the waiting list in their area may be very long meaning they are unable to start treatment quickly. That is why we have a range of affordable private orthodontic treatments available for teenagers.

Orthodontic treatments for teens

With our Ortho Options, we can provide a huge choice in private orthodontic treatment for teenagers, suitable for a wide range of budgets.

To see if it’s right for you or your teenager, you’ll first have an assessment with one of our team who will explain the different treatments, what is involved and our finance options*. There are no long waiting lists, so if you are keen to go ahead we can book an appointment to see an orthodontist without delay and begin the treatment journey.

  • Metal
    fixed braces


    Metal fixed appliances consist of small metal brackets attached to the teeth with a wire tied into the brackets. The wires are then used to move the teeth into the desired position giving the orthodontist control over the tooth movements. The ties can be coloured giving you the option to customise the brace.

  • Ceramic
    fixed braces


    Ceramic fixed braces are more discreet than metal braces and consist of small tooth coloured brackets attached to the teeth with a wire tied into the brackets. The wires are then used to move the teeth into the desired position giving the orthodontist control over the tooth movements.

  • Clear


    Clear aligners offer a virtually invisible way to straighten teeth using a series of clear, customised removable aligners that fit snugly over your teeth. Advanced technology allows you to visualise your completed treatment. This is a great option for those wanting a more discreet, wire free treatment.

Why choose Ortho Options

  • 1.Teeth straightening treatment provided for under 18s that don’t qualify for NHS treatment
  • 2.Assessment with a treatment co-ordinator who’ll explain how it works
  • 3.If you do decide to proceed with treatment, another appointment will be arranged with the orthodontist, so we can take pre-treatment records, which include models of your teeth, x-rays and photographs for a more detailed assessment and a final treatment plan. Range of treatments available to suit all budgets, from traditional fixed metal braces to invisible, removable aligners
  • 4.No long waiting list
  • 5.Interest free finance* available

* Whitecross Dental Care Limited (registered office: Europa House, Europa Trading Estate, Stoneclough Road, Kearsley, Manchester M26 1GG. Company No. 244415) is part of the mydentist group. Whitecross Dental Care Limited is a credit broker not a lender and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with registration number: 674183. Credit is provided by Secure Trust Bank trading as V12 Retail Finance with whom we have a commercial relationship (and so we are unable to provide independent advice) and is subject to age and status.

Meet the team at Chapel Road Orthodontics

Your clinicians

  • Dr.Arti Dhir (AR ORTHODONTICS LIMITED) (Orthodontist) Qualified from: BDS, MFDS RCS Eng, MSc Ortho MOrth RCS Edin UK, 2001 GDC No: 79524
    Arti qualified from University of Wales College of Medicine in 2001. After graduating, she worked in the Community Dental Service and a number of London hospitals. She gained experience in paediatric dentistry by treating nervous children, as well as adults with special needs. She also worked in maxillofacial surgery, where she managed patients with jaw surgery and facial deformity. During this time, she received MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Arti completed her specialist orthodontic training at Guy’s Hospital in London in 2011. She gained an MSc in Orthodontics, as well as a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons. Arti has treated many complex and multidisciplinary cases using a range of orthodontic appliances. She’s a certified provider of Incognito lingual braces, Invisalign clear aligners, tooth-coloured fixed braces, and Damon braces. She is also a mentor to specialist orthodontists and orthodontic therapists. Arti has a keen interest in supporting the community and actively supports charitable projects, both in the UK and abroad. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, dancing and making the most of life!
  • Dr.Carol Humphrey Qualified from: B.D.S Lond DipOrth RCS United Kingdom, 1985 GDC No: 60884
    Carol was born and raised in Northern Ireland. She studied dentistry at Kings College Dental School, London, qualifying in 1985. After 7 years in general practice, Carol joined our team in 1992, having always had a special interest in Orthodontics. She was very happy to be selected to study towards the new diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons. After three years of intense studying, she successfully passed her Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics, in November 2010. Carol is our longest standing clinician! In her spare time Carol loves Yoga, walking, travelling, theatre, cinema and socializing with her family and friends. She has a grown up daughter.
  • Dr.Mahua Chatterjee (Orthodontist) Qualified from: MFDS RCS Eng 2005, BDS Lond 2002 United Kingdom, 2002 GDC No: 80975
    Mahua,graduated with a distinction from the Royal London Dental School in 2002. She completed her vocational training in general dentistry in Scarborough. She returned to London and worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and then trained in paediatric dentistry at Great Ormond Street Hospital.To gain further surgical and paediatric dentistry experience she accepted the role of Senior Dental Officer at Luton where she experienced treating complex cases, severely anxious children and children with special needs. In 2006 Mo was accepted to The Royal London Hospital as a Specialist Registrar in Orthodontics. She qualified as an Orthodontist in 2009 and was awarded the Orthodontic Specialist Registrar Leadership Award. She has worked as a Staff Grade Doctor in Orthodontics in four different hospitals. She has been awarded membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in both London (2004) and Edinburgh (2009). She published 5 articles in various dental journals and presented at the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Mo has recently qualified in skin rejuvenation techniques and has started offering anti-aging treatments, as another string to her bow in treatment options.
  • Miss.Sarah Oatley (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2011 UK, 2011 GDC No: 118633
  • Miss.Louisa Smith (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2013,RDN 2006 UK, 2013 GDC No: 122212
  • Mrs.Marie Baxter (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2012, NVQ L3 Oral Health Care,RDN & Indp Asses City & Guilds 2002 UK, 2012 GDC No: 158138
  • Dr.Andreea Baciu (Orthodontist) Qualified from: Orthodontic Specialist. DMD, Postgrad Ortho Romania Romania, 2004 GDC No: 176278
  • Miss.Rosemary Suffield (Orthodontic Therapists) Qualified from: RDN, OHE DipOrth Ther Warw UK, 2020 GDC No: 199124
  • Mrs.Jenny Thompson (Practice Manager) Qualified from: Dental Hygienist. Certificate of Proficiency in Dental Hygiene 1982 CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1994, Member of: MPS, BSDTH, UK, 1982 GDC No: 2347

Dental professionals must be registered with the GDC and meet high standards. Find us on the register: www.gdc-uk.org

Last updated: Thursday, 19 May 2022