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Welcome to {my}dentist, Bedford Street, Leigh Dentist located in Leigh

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Opening times

08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 13:00
Sunday Closed


Telephone: 01942 673691
Email: Click here to send an email


3-5 Bedford Street, Leigh, WN7 1BX.

About {my}dentist, Bedford Street, Leigh

Welcome to {my}dentist Bedford Street, Leigh. Our 15 clinicians cover a variety of NHS, private and {my}options treatment plans including dentures and inhouse and take home teeth whitening, as well as hygiene appointments with our very own Hygienist Miss Charlotte Bond. We are now providing Invisalign, ClearCorrect and Six Month Smiles, a short term orthodontic treatment. In our team we have Mrs Gemma Buffey who has previously won Dental Therapist of the Year. If you have any questions or would like to book in for a consultation the team would love to hear from you. You can also find out more practice information on our Facebook and Instagram pages. We welcome all patients to our practice and ensure all individuals are treated with the utmost care and attention from our highly skilled staff. We look forward to seeing you soon.


Please note that due to the remaining Covid safety procedures we still have fewer appointments available than before the pandemic. Our practice teams across the country are working hard to fit everyone in as quickly and as safely as possible, including those who need urgent dental help and people who want to schedule their regular check-ups. Please be assured that we are doing everything we can to support you and please continue to be kind to our teams.

Protective measures in practice
Our first priority is always the wellbeing of our patients and colleagues. We have made some changes in our practices to ensure your safety. Please read our safety information ahead of your next visit

Click here to read our guide to Managing dental problems at home during Covid-19 Patient safety - What a visit to us will be like during Covid-19

Practice facilities

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  • Free wifi available

What our patients say

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "Great experience"

    Reviewed on 29/07/2019

  • NHS Choices 5 out of 5

    "I am really happy with this dentist just been to see the hygenist she is lovely does a fantastic job but wud of liked them to be more whiter still yellow on them will have a go myself i know i am not very good with having them cleaned at the dentist would rather have them out lol but other than that all the staff at my dentist excellent job keep up the good work thank you for all your help"

    Reviewed on 15/10/2018

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "I booked an appointment one month in advance because I needed it to be on a Saturday. I am usually very nervous at a dentist but in this practice the dentist was incredible at easing my worries and thankfully gave me great news. Even though I moved to another town I decided to still keep them as my dentist because I can trust them."

    Reviewed on 10/04/2019

  • NHS Choices 5 out of 5

    "I have been a patient at the practice for a couple of years and I cannot praise the staff and dentists enough! Everybody is really welcoming and friendly and I feel like all of my options are discussed in depth. I would certainly recommend this practice to my friends and family."

    Reviewed on 07/08/2018

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "I have been going to this dentist for years. I am always very nervous when visiting. I went today for a filling repair and as always Marius and his assistant help to keep me calm while doing my treatment. Thank you both very much."

    Reviewed on 09/05/2019

  • NHS Choices 5 out of 5

    "I have had several issues with my teeth resulting in complicated canals and as a dentist phobic this proved a difficult time for me however the dentist not only saved my teeth he made the whole process as comfortable as could be! Despite the pain I’ve been through due to root problems I’m at the other end and trust this dentist implicitly. Thank you for seeing me through yet another difficult journey!"

    Reviewed on 22/06/2018

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "Just had my tooth done by Dr. Cristian. He was ace, explain everything and done a great job. Clinic stuff was good as well. Recommend"

    Reviewed on 04/06/2019

  • Google 5 out of 5

    "Lovely team at the practice. My family have been coming here for a while now and we see the dentist Zeina who is great, keeps us all in check."

    Reviewed on 18/09/2018

  • NHS Choices 5 out of 5

    "Registered as a new patient recently, lovely friendly receptionists who put me at ease and booked my appointment when convenient. Dentist was lovely too and explained everything thoroughly. Definite recommend this practice."

    Reviewed on 15/12/2018

  • NHS Choices 5 out of 5

    "Yet again the appointment me & my son had with the dentist was 100% satisfactory she is doing a marvelous job very friendly undestanding lustens to what you have to say she is a lovely lady too would recommend her to anyone i love the practice feel very welcome altho it was only the second visit the staff are very friendly all doing a fantastic job keep up the great work we need you people"

    Reviewed on 14/09/2018

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Our treatments and costs

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  • Private dentistry

NHS treatments and costs

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{my}options is unique to mydentist. Whether you want a check-up, an urgent appointment, treatment or even a complete smile makeover, you can get the smile you have always dreamed of at a price you can afford. With a range of early morning, evening and weekend appointments you can be seen at a time that suits you. With {my}options, you’ll have priority appointments when you need them most, and no long waiting lists.

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Meet the team at {my}dentist, Bedford Street, Leigh

Your clinicians

  • Dr.Cristian Baltaretu Qualified from: DMD Bucharest,Romania, 2000 GDC No: 170935
    Dr Cristian Baltaretu graduated from Dental University Bucharest, Romania in 2000. He worked in private practice in Bucharest for 7 years before joining {my}dentist at Bedford Street in Leigh in 2009. Cristian offers a wide range of both NHS and private treatment options. He has a special interest in aesthetic dentistry, including private dentures as well as private direct and indirect restorations. Cristian is very keen to develop his skills even further and has completed additional training in dentures, white composite restorations, and crown work. Cristian continues to keep up to date with new technology and materials by attending regular courses which enables him to treat his patients to the highest possible standard and giving them a comfortable experience on their visit and keeping them as relaxed as possible. In his spare time, Cristian enjoys playing badminton, cycling and travelling also likes to spend time with his family.
  • Dr.Mani Dixit Qualified from: LDS RCS Eng england, 2015 GDC No: 256176
    Mani completed her undergraduate dental training in India; she then moved to the UK and obtained her LDS from the Royal College of Surgeons in London as well as MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow. She successfully completed her vocational training year, where her mild and gentle nature made her popular with patients and staff alike. In the year that followed she took a special interest in the cosmetic and restorative side of dentistry. This has seen her develop her skills in Denture Excellence, Crowns and Veneers, as well as Tooth whitening and modern orthodontic braces, such as Invisalign. She has an interest in all fields of dentistry and new innovations, regularly attending courses to ensure she is providing the best possible care for her patients.
  • Dr.Marius Catalin Vaida Qualified from: DMD Bucharest,Romania, 2004 GDC No: 126194
    Marius graduated from Bucharest Dental University in 2004. After 3 and a half years spent in general practice in Romania he moved to the UK in 2008 and has been working at {my}dentist Bedford Street dental surgery in Leigh ever since. Marius gradually developed an interest and passion in endodontics (root canal treatments). In 2016 he has completed a postgraduate certificate in endodontology at the University of Chester and he plans to continue developing this further. Marius is a member of the British Endodontic Society and the European Society of Endodontology and he now offers private endodontic treatments to our patients.
  • DR.Saimah Raja Qualified from: BDS Manc 2015 UK, 2015 GDC No: 258635
    Saimah qualified from the University of Manchester in 2015,and completed her foundation year in Darwen.She has recently passed her MJDF examination with the Royal collage of surgeons, London and has then taken up a associate post with {my}dentist.She has since trained and become certified in Invisalign Braces and Denture Excellence. Saimah enjoys all aspects in dentistry, and is keen on attending courses and conferences to further her knowledge in order to help provide the best possible care for her patients. She has a keen interest in general restorative dentistry and short term orthodontics.She has also completed some voluntary work in south east Asia, providing dental treatment to the under privileged in Vietnam and Cambodia.
  • miss.Charlotte Ann Bond (Hygienist) Qualified from: Dip Dent Therapy Lpool 2016 uk, 2012 GDC No: 238193
    Charlotte graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2016 as a dental hygiene therapist. Previous to this she worked as a dental nurse for 4 years in both specialist and general practice. Charlotte enjoys working with patients to help them maintain good oral health and hygiene and can also offer perio-chip treatment for patients suffering with gum related issues. Charlotte has a particular interest in helping patients get the most out of their smile through various stain removal treatments and advising them on the best home care regimes to suit their needs. Here at the practice Charlotte also sees patients during and after dental implant treatments. This allow patients to care for their investment in the best possible way through regular appointments
  • Mrs.Gemma Buffey Qualified from: Dip Dent Hygiene & Therapy RCS Eng, United Kingdom, 2010 GDC No: 189206
    Gemma qualified as a Dental Therapist from Manchester in 2010. Upon qualification she was awarded Dental Therapist of the year. She is available to provide a wide range of treatments from periodontal (hygiene) to restorative (fillings) treatments for both adults and children on the NHS, when referred by a dentist at this practice. She is passionate about disease prevention and aims to offer advice to her patients to help them to improve their overall dental health. Gemma enjoys keeping up to date and trying to expand her knowledge to ensure she is able to offer her patients the most effective treatment possible. She is experienced in working with anxious children and adults and strives to make her patients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible.
  • Dr.Dominic Cosmin Stanescu Qualified from: DMD Napoca,Romania, 2002 GDC No: 121772
  • Dr.Alison Waring (Harkness) Qualified from: BDS Manc United Kingdom, 2013 GDC No: 244241
  • Dr.Eileen Crowley Qualified from: BDS NU,Ireland, 1982 GDC No: 56855
  • Dr.Yasir Rahman Qualified from: Manc United Kingdom, 1999 GDC No: 76339
  • Dr.Salma Elmahi Ballal Qualified from: BDS Ireland, 2015 GDC No: 259704
  • Dr.Nimesh Devshi Karsondas Qualified from: BDS UK, 2016 GDC No: 264420
  • Dr.Kemi Nazreen Olowu Qualified from: BDS UK, 2016 GDC No: 265376
  • Dr.Yasmin Ahmed Qualified from: BDS UK, 2018 GDC No: 277353
  • Dr.Ammar Yasir Rahman Qualified from: BDS UK, 2019 GDC No: 283592

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

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Last updated: Tuesday, 09 November 2021